Manor House, 1.3 Acres, Quiet setting Close to Amenities

€205,000  £172,934
Region: Poitou - Charentes
Department: Charente
Location: St Claud
Locality: Village
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 3
W/Cs: 3
Plot Size (m2): 5345
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 89336
Type: Manor
Floors: 1
Garage Size: 1
Date Added: 27/09/2014
Status: Reduced Price
Agent Ref: EC1001al
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Tucked away at the edge of a lovely typical rural village, this traditional ‘Maison de Maître?" must be viewed! It is so rare to find this type of property with the advantages of being close to amenities without any of the nuisances ?- you can walk to the shops through your own tree lined alley! The property was built c1870 and has been updated over the years but remains relatively unspoilt and retains an air of grandeur, having belonged to the same family since construction - It would make a fabulous B&B/boutique hotel or family home. The main House faces south and benefits from approx 220m² habitable space (12 rooms and 2 bathrooms) and is laid out as follows: On the ground floor: Main Entrance Hall 12.9m²~ with quarry tiles and oak staircase; traditional wine cellar 11m²~; Smoking Room (Yes that?"s what the family call it although none of them smoke anymore!); oak panelled Dining room 25.5m²~; 25.5m²~Sitting room with Oak flooring, working fireplace and double doors to terrace and grounds; Service Entrance/ corridor 9.7m²~; Traditional Kitchen 22m²~huge original cupboards, stone fireplace, quarry tiles; Cellar 8m²~; 3 Bedrooms (12.7/14.6/23.9m²~); Bathroom 8.4m²~(rolltop bath+shower, bidet, wc, basin); Scullery Maids room 10.4m² with original cupboards; On the 1st Floor: 4 bedrooms: Lady?"s Maid?"s room 6.3m²~ and 14.2/16.3/18.9m² all with large fitted cupboards; Vast family Bathroom 15.2m²; Convertible Attic of 75m² with lovely roof timbers; Roof redone in 2004; Oil CH installed in 2000 and maintained annually); Mains Drainage.
Outbuildings: attached Cottage (servants quarters) 50m²~+ attic (2 rooms, 2 fireplaces, staircase); 18m²~Bread oven and original laundry; 35m²~Covered parking area; 80m²~Barn; 22m²~ Wine Cave/work shop, all situated around a courtyard in front of the property; at the rear: 16m²~garden room; Summer house; Lovely outbuilding that used to house the servants Wc?"s and had has now been converted into garden shower room/WC; Magnificent Chicken Coop (more of a ‘Palais de Poules?"!) within walled chicken garden; The grounds are very private (partially walled), have been well maintained and boast several majestic century-old trees and an alley of fir trees; BBQ Terrace; plenty of room for a pool; Rear gated entrance; Lovely views over open countryside. Plot size: approx. 5345m² (1.3 Acres). Possibility to buy the furniture and the 1958 Peugeot 403 in the Barn.

Outbuildings: 8
Home Features: Agency fees included, Central Heating, Electricity connected, Original Fireplaces, Patio/Deck, Sewage connected, Telephone connected, Water connected
Community Features: Local Shops, Playground/Park, Restaurants

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