Property For Sale In LEZAY
This unique beautifully renovated 7 bedroomed property is situated in a quiet hamlet on the outskirts of the popular market town of Lezay, and 45 mins to the prefecture town of Niort (train station and hospital) and Poitiers (TGV train station and airport). Currently used as a magnificent family home the property could equally provide luxury gite and holiday accomodation whilst still allowing privacy for the owners.
Approached by a sweeping gravel drive you arrive to the front of the property with its beautiful parklands, woodlands and river frontage. The Maison de maitre is attached to the farmhouse and to the rear are private gardens with a super heated inground pool with sun terrace.
It comprises :
Maison de maitre - 2 master suites 261 sqm of living space :
Ground floor : always an important feature the through hallway of 17 sqm has the original flagstone flooring and staircase and bespoke doors to the front and rear gardens. Off the hall is a toilet with original stone sink feature. To the right of the hall is a large bright dual aspect dining room of 34 sqm with original oak flooring, stone charentaise fireplace with woodburner, and exposed beams. A doorway leads through to the delightful fully fitted and equipped kitchen with exposed beams and wood flooring, base units with granite top, 2 gas ovens, large double Belfast sink and dishwasher. Theres a marble fireplace with woodburner and the window to the front and glazed door to the rear affords the kitchen full sunlight all day. Off the kitchen is a handy utility/laundry room of 13.20 sqm which also houses the gas boiler and a walk-in larder of 6.50 sqm.
To the left of the central hallway is the lounge ; a beautiful room of 38 sqm with clay tiled flooring, exposed beams, large dual aspect windows with window seat and a marble fireplace with woodburner. A door leads through to the farmhouse entrance hall. All the rooms have high ceilings and large windows typical of this style of house.
1st floor of the main house :
A large wood floor landing with linen cupboard of 17 sqm and window with views to the rear, leads to the two luxurious master suites. Bedroom 1 of 31 sqm with large dual aspect window, wood flooring and marble fireplace off which a stunning ensuite bathroom of 18 sqm with large shower and contemporary stand alone bath and floor tap. Bedroom 2 of 28 sqm with wood floor, dual aspect windows with window seats and door through to another stunning bathroom of 14sqm with dressing room of 10 sqm.
The property benefits from double glazing throughout out and has gas central heating.
The Farmhouse - 5 bedrooms - 256 sqm living space:
Separate through hallway 22 sqm with porch to the front and glazed door to the rear, currently used as a reading room with tiled floor and original stone staircase to 1st floor. To the rear with views over the pool and countryside is an office of 16 sqm to the front a fully fitted and equipped kitchen of 19 sqm opening into a stunning bright and spacious living room of 43 sqm with original flagstone floor, charentaise fireplace with woodbruner, exposed beams, 4 large windows and door to the pool terrace and garden. Bedroom of 17.30 sqm with large double internal doors into a fabulous contemporary bathroom of 16 sqm with large shower and freestanding bath.
1st floor : a large landing 31.80 sqm with seating area, 5 windows, exposed beams and built-in cupboards runs the length of the front of the house and leads to 4 further bedrooms all with high ceilings, feature beams and windows over the rear garden. Bedroom 2 of 20 sqm has an ensuite shower room of 9 sqm. Bedroom 3 of 18 sqm also has an ensuite shower room of 7 sqm and a door through to the childrens bedroom of 8 sqm with door to landing also. The 5th bedroom is currently used as an attic store room of 31 sqm.
The farmhouse is heated by electric radiators and is double glazed throughout.
Outside : The property sits in 3.16 hectares of land, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs and flowerbeds. There is woodland and 400 metres of river frontage onto the river Dive with an original « fish house » and ancient « lavoir » in need of some TLC. To the front of the house is a barn 50 sqm, garage 20 sqm and wood store. To the rear of the property is a cellar to store the garden furniture a stunning, secured and heated pool with paved terrace, beautiful gardens and views over the countryside with amazing sunsets guaranteed.
Beautifully presented, tastefully and sensitively renovated to a high standard complementing original traditional feaures with luxury comfort fixtures this property is not to be missed.
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