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**6 Bed Stone Mid Century Country House; Huge Living Room; Pool; 2 Lakes; Stream; Tennis Court; 1 Bed Flat; Clay Pigeon Range; Barn/Stable; Park; Grazing; approx.58.7 Acres; walk to town
Property ID: EC1147al
**6 Bed Stone Mid Century Country House; Huge Living Room; Pool; 2 Lakes; Stream; Tennis Court; 1 Bed Flat; Clay Pigeon Range; Barn/Stable; Park; Grazing; approx.58.7 Acres; walk to town
€ 483,000

Property Details

HF Ref: 140973
Property Type: Stone House
Condition: Ready to move in
Property Setting: Country
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 3
Interior Size: 340m2
Land Size: 58.7 acres


In Brief: 6 Beds; 3-4 Ensuites; Entrance Hall; Kitchen; Large Dining Room; Huge Living Room; Office; 1 Bed Apartment (ground floor); 3 WCs; Basement: Garage; Laundry; Store room; Pool/Tack room; WC; 2 Balconies; Spacious Terrace; In-Ground Pool + Terrace; Tennis Hardcourt; Large Barn; Parkland; Well; 2 Lakes; 2 Streams; Pasture; Woodland; Tracks; Horse CC training; Clay Pigeon Range.
Situation: East Charente. A hill top property with lovely views to all sides; on the outskirts of a popular market town, within walking distance of all amenities and a fishing river (cat 2); close to the Lakes of the Haute Charente; 30 mins from Limoges Airport; 45mins from the rampart city of Angoulême (TGV).
Description: This Country House was built from stone in 1954 and has had various modernisations since; there are large picture windows and french doors throughout that fill the property with light and make the most of the lovely views; it offers exceptional opportunities for indoor/outdoor family living & entertaining and would also make a fabulous Boutique Hotel/ high-end B&B. It benefits from 295m2 habitable space (+basement utilities) laid out as follows:
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall (4.3m2), carpet, lovely bespoke staircase to 1st floor; Corridor (5.9m2); partially fitted Kitchen (15.5m2), possible to knock through to the adjacent spacious Dining Room (29.7m2), which has quadruple glazed doors onto the dining terrace and a large picture window taking in the views over the tennis court; glazed doors lead through to the enormous L shaped Sitting Room (46.8m2) with parquet floor, fireplace, patio doors to terrace and picture window; Office (13.1m2); Internal staircase to basement; Dining Terrace approx.60m2 , over hung with a grape vine, overlooking the pool park and the largest lake.
1st Floor: Landing (6.5m2), stairs to 2nd floor; Master Bedroom (17.5m2) with large fitted wardrobe and huge Ensuite Bathroom (24.5m2) tiled with bath, walk-in shower, separate WC and Balcony overlooking the park;
Bed 2 (19m2) with Balcony & Ensuite Shower Room/WC (4.4m2 large shower, basin, wc); Bed 3 (13.5m2) dual aspect with wash basin closet; Bed 4 (11.6m2) with built-in wardrobe and Ensuite Bathroom (4.5m2 bath, basin,WC).
2nd Floor: Small Landing; Bed 5 (16m2), with mansard ceiling, access to attic storage, large walk-in Shower; Bed 6 (10.6m2), mansard ceiling; WC (3.2m2) access to attic storage space (4m2).
Lower Ground Floor (the property is set into a bank): Self-contained Apartment; Hall (5m2) with fitted cupboard; Bedroom (12.2m2) with sliding patio doors and Ensuite Shower Room (2.7m2 shower, basin, WC); Tiled Kitchen-Living Room (25m2) with kitchenette and sliding patio doors to the lawn at the side of the house. The rest of the spacious basement contains: Large Garage (43.7m2); Pool House/Tack Room (34.6m2); Laundry area (3m2); Store Room (14.3m2); WC (2m2).
Mains Drains; New Aluminium Double Glazing; Mains Gas CH (Boiler 2008), lovely cast iron rads; Roof reviewed 2018; some updating to electrical installation required; Lakes require c15k€ expenditure if required for commercial use; Solar Panels (gaining c1200€/annum); c500€/month gas/elec; Taxe Foncière: 4200€/Annum; Energy: D; GHGE:E
Outbuildings: Huge stone Barn approx.350m2 with space for hay and horses.
Land: Plots totalling approx.234699m2 (approx.23.5 Hectares/58.7 Acres); c14 Hectares is attached to the property with a further 2 blocks of pasture and woodland across the road. The house is hidden from view behind hedges and mature trees and shrubs and a gated entrance leads to the sweeping circular driveway in front of the house, to the side a tree-lined track leads off to the barn, the fields (which also have separate road access, so could possibly gain building permission) and on to the lakes, allowing for vehicular access. The landscaped parkland around the property contains many mature trees and extensive lawns to the rear of the property run down to the largest lake (approx.6000m2) with the in-ground pool (12x6x2.5) & sun terrace just behind the house; the tennis hardcourt is to the side and tracks through woodland and wildflower meadows lead round the main lake to the second lake (c3000m2) and stream. The land has been used for horse cross country training and there are bridges, banks, jumps etc. for that purpose A flat area behind the tennis court was left for a helipad but was never completed; there is also a well and a clay pigeon shooting bunker (mechanism no longer present).

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