Just ten minutes from the town of Ruffec and situated in a peaceful location of this delightful historic Charente village is an exceptional family house in extremely good condition. With this one you really can just move in and unpack, ready to enjoy your French life.
It is only a 15 minute walk to the local commerce, bar and restaurant and 15 minute drive to the town of Ruffec with its train station to connect to the Tgv.
The property itself has been renovated to a high standard over the last few years and has been redecorated throughout. The electrics, roof and fosse are all up to date and the property also benefits from double glazing and is well insulated. Added to the traditional style, the property has full working shutters.
The house offers spacious and versatile accommodation with a ground floor bedroom and bathroom that would be ideal for a dependant relative. Also on the ground floor is a large lounge with wood burner and a modern kitchen with glorious views over the countryside. Upstairs there are three further double bedrooms with the master bedroom enjoying the fabulous views as well. On this floor there is a modern shower room with heated towel rail.
Outside through double gates is a gravelled courtyard/parking area for several cars, a wood shed (with power and light) and small storage shed. The garden has a large gravelled patio area that takes in the views and the rest of the garden. There are several fruit trees and vegetable patch and a rain water pump system for watering the garden. The property also has a covered porch for the days when you need some shade from the sun.
There is also a two floor, two room cottage which is just waiting to be turned into a gite. There is already electric connected and the fosse of the main house is a 4000 litre tank so it would accommodate the gite as well.
The Poitou Charente region is made up of four departments, Charente, Charente-Maritime, Deux-Sèvres and Vienne. The regional capital is the delightful city of Poitiers. The Charente department has unspoiled countryside and the beautiful coastline of La Rochelle which is only 1hr and 45 mins away from the property. The large town of Cognac is 50 minutes away, famous for its brandy and vineyards. The town if Verteuil-sur-Charente famous for its picturesque castle on the banks of the Charente River is only 8km distance. The Charente region also is home to Aubeterre-sur-Dronne which is classified as one of the “most beautiful villages in France”
Accommodation In Full
All dimensions are approximate and for a guide purpose only.
A spacious hallway with ceramic tile flooring, staircase rising to the first floor, large under stairs storage cupboard with light and hot water tank and fuse board and doors leading to
Sitting room with ceramic tile flooring, white painted wood beams, double glazed window to front, Tv point and satellite point and telephone point. There is a 12 kWh wood burner on tiled hearth. Door leading to
Vaulted ceiling with wood struts, a good range of wood kitchen units with cream tiled work surface. Two double glazed windows to the rear garden taking in the view, plenty of power sockets. Ceramic tile flooring, cream one and half sink with draining board and chrome mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. Range style cooker. Double patio doors leading to the garden.
Double glazed window to the front. Ceramic tile flooring and electric panel heater.
A fully tiled room with white bathroom suite consisting of bath, low level Wc and built in sink unit with cupboards below and mirror with lights above. Heated towel rail.
4 m2 with wood floor and loft access.
Bedroom Two (master bedroom)
A lovey bright room with fabulous views from the double glazed window. Tv point.
With wood floor, electric panel heater and built in triple wardrobe.
With wood floor and electric panel heater.
Shower cubicle with power jets and two separate height shower heads. White sink and low level Wc with chrome taps. Electric panel heater.
Stone cottage: 40m2 with two floors and electric and sound roof.
Wood shed: 28m2 with electric connected and workbench
Total property floor size: 121m2
Total plot size: 1483m2
Mains electric and water, 4000 Ltr fosse (up to date)
Orange fast broadband
Annual property Tax 800 Euros pa
(Rubbish collected once a week and recycling every other week)
Energy rating: E261
Train station: 15km
Bar and restaurant: 1.5km
All diagnostics up to date.
No Agents fees
If you are looking for a holiday home there are also a number of items of furniture and garden equipment that can be purchased separately.
Price € 159,000
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,314.05
Private property listing
This property is near Ruffec, in Charente (region Poitou-Charentes).
- 5 min from the shops from Aunac (16460)
- 10 min from the town centre from Ruffec (16700)
- 15 min from the chateau from Verteuil-sur-Charente (16510)
- 65 min from the airport from Limoges (87280)
- 65 min from the airport from Poitiers (86000)
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