- Type: Maison
- Surface habitable: 300
- Surface terrain: 1074
- Chambres: 5
- Pièces total: 13
- Salles de Bain: 2
- Dist. voisins en m.: 20
- Chauffage: Chauffage central fioul, Poeles à bois
- Proche de: Lac récréation, Centreville
- Langues parlées: English, Français
House with Gîte and heated pool
Prix: € 199 999 | Réf.: 1575 | Vues: 2 086
An attractive recently renovated detached property, with a 2 bedroomed Gite and a heated swimming pool. Total accommodation measures approx 300m2. Situated in a hamlet just 2 minutes drive or 10 minute cycle ride to the market town of Coulonges sur l'Autize, literally on the Vendée border. Coulonges sur l'Autize has an atmospheric market square with a Chateau, park, restaurants and cafés. Plus good schools for all ages, excellent doctors, dentist, vets, banks, even a night club for those young at heart. The coastal town and airport at La Rochelle are about 55 minutes and the airport at Poitiers is about 1H10 minutes away.
Main property comprising of:
Kitchen - dining room: 37m² with quality fitted units with beech wood worktops, Belfast double sink, 'feature' fireplace, marbled tiled floor, 2 walls in exposed stone, exposed beams, 3 small windows and a door to front garden. Living room: 40m² with flagstone floor, exposed ceiling beams, 2 walls in exposed stone, window to front, rear and double doors to front garden. WC 1.5m²
1st floor: Spacious landing: 12m² with exposed beams, 1 wall in exposed stone and new polished wooden floor (ample space to set up an office). Super family bathroom: 10m² with new polished wooden flooring, a bath, separate shower cubicle, 2nd WC and a round washbasin with wooden stand and mirror. Bedroom 1: 17m² with 2 walls in exposed stone, exposed beams, new wooden floor and window to the front. Hallway: 2m² leading to: Bedroom 2: 17m² with exposed beams, 2 walls in exposed stone and window to the front. Bedroom 3: 14m² with 1 wall in exposed stone, exposed beams and a small window to the rear.
Additional accommodation or potential to create another small gite/studio:
Another room adjoins the above living room approx 37m² floor space with ample headroom to create a 1st floor level with a further 37m². There is a communicating door between the two rooms, plus new windows and door to the front garden and a concrete floor laid ready for tiling. Although this area does need converting, it has been wired for lights, plugs, telephone and TV, plus plumbed for radiators and connected to the septic tank.
Cottage/Gite : Independent from the main house:
Kitchen - dining room: 28m² with feature fireplace, exposed stone walls, tiled floor, windows to the front and side and door to the front garden. Living room 26m² with a wood burner, new exposed ceiling beams, exposed stone walls and tiled floor. Door to the side, window and patio doors to the pool. 1st floor: with new wooden flooring throughout. Mezzanine/landing. Bedroom 1: 15m² with a mezzanine. Bedroom 2: 14m² with 2 tiny windows to the front. Bathroom 6m² with bath, separate shower cubicle, WC, basin.
Boiler room / utility room: 18m² with plumbing for 2 washing machines, plugs for tumble dryer, freezers etc. The central heating boiler and heating system for the pool are also in this building.
Gardens: To the rear is a heated swimming pool - 9.5 x 4.6m. Ample parking and a terraced area to the front of the main house. Total plot 1074m² or just over 1/4 acre.
Renovated from top to tail recently. All diagnostics done & passed. Energy C 116. Completely reroofed, including all new timbers & tiles. A new septic tank - Certificate of conformity. New electrics throughout - Certificate of conformity. Repointed, renovated yet keeping all the original windows & door openings as they were. Mains water. Oil fired central heating, which is sufficient to heat the two properties & THE POOL. More than adequate insulation, allowing the houses to remain warm in the winter & cool during the summer months.
Many interior walls have been repointed, those that have been plaster boarded have been rendered prior, for insulation & damp purposes. New windows & doors throughout (good quality beige pvc double glazed). All original features have been retained including stone sinks, fireplaces, exposed beams & stone walls. Yet the properties have an equally modern feel to them.
Flexible accommodation: allowing scope to create a further gite/studio or extend the main house. Or simple keep as storage/workshop.