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Charente Property For SaleSonneville

Maison de maitre with swimming pool and outbuildings in a private garden on the edge of a village wi

Maison de maître with swimming pool and outbuildings in a private garden on the edge of the village with stunning views looking out across miles of vineyards and countryside. Main Property 40m² tiled kitchen with modern fitted units and original features leading to a utility room and downstairs bathroom. 28.25m² tiled dining room. 15m² entrance hall with double doors to the front garden, tiled floor and turned wooden staircase. 26.3m² lounge with stone feature fireplace and log burner. First floor landing leading to the 6.4m² office, two substantial bedroom suites and the stairs to the second floor. Bedroom suite one has a 15.4m² main bedroom with laminate floor, ceiling fan and a fantastic view. Attached to this is a 10.8m² single bedroom or dressing room with a modern ensuite shower room. Bedroom suite two has a 14.7m² master bedroom with an attached 8.75m² room and an ensuite bathroom. The second floor landing has a 9.7m² sitting/reading room off it and to each side of this are double bedrooms (measuring 25.2m² and 24.4m²) both with modern ensuite shower rooms. The kitchen is in part of an attached barn, the rest of which can be converted for extra accommodation. This barn has recently had a new roof. A second barn (approx. 200m²) is currently used for storage, behind which is a small plot of land. The swimming pool has a patio surround suitable for sun loungers and is next to a well kept lawn area with an eating terrace next to the house. The property has been modernised to include double-glazing and insulation, but has maintained character by keeping original features. It is served by two fosse septiques and in addition to the wood burners, the house has gas central heating. This large house would make a spacious and beautiful family home or could be used as a BB / guesthouse with income potential in this popular region of France. Driving up a shared private track leads you to double gates into the property garden where there is covered parking a wide gravelled drive plus a substantial barn on your left. Arriving in the 15m² entrance hall with attractive tiled floor, original feature ceiling rose and a wooden turned staircase spiralling up to the other floors, you can see the renovations on this property have been carried out to a high standard. The 40m² tiled kitchen is a bright, spacious room with four windows onto the garden. It has a log burner under an impressive, charantaise stone fireplace carved with daisies, an original stone sink with miniature diamond window, modern fitted kitchen units, an island unit and a split level cooker. The kitchen has access onto a covered eating terrace in the back garden plus on one side a door through to the dining room and to the utility room on the other side. Off the utility room is a ground floor bathroom and the expanse of the attached barn. The barn has recently had a new roof and could be converted on both the ground floor and first floor levels to provide extra accommodation. The 28.25m² dining room and the 26.3m² lounge have tiled floors and benefit from two tall windows onto the front garden, giving a bright, airy feel. These rooms both have their original ceiling roses and the lounge also has a stone feature stone fireplace with a modern log burner. The first floor landing incorporates a 6.4m² office with a window and necessary electric points. All the rooms have tall, double glazed windows with stunning views out, across the fields. On the right hand side of the landing is the first bedroom suite, entering into a 8.75m² dressing room / bedroom with ensuite bathroom leading to the 14.7m² master bedroom. The second bedroom suite has the same layout as the first, entering into the 10.8m² dressing room with a modern, tiled ensuite shower room WC. The double bedroom is 15.4m² and has a ceiling fan. There is laminate flooring across the whole of the first floor. The design of these rooms means they would suitably lend themselves to luxury bedrooms or BB family suites, utilising the dressing rooms as a childs bedroom. A continuation of the wooden stairs, illuminated by a velux roof window, take you up to the second floor landing which opens into a cosy 9.7m² reading room. Either side of this central room is a double bedroom (measuring 25.2m² and 24.4m²) with fitted carpet, an ensuite shower room and WC. The third floor forms an ideal family guest suite. There is approximately 3500m² of land and the enclosed gardens with the property are well maintained and include a private lawn area between an eating terrace (accessible from the back door of the kitchen) and the patio area around the swimming pool. The swimming pool is a permanent sunken pool with steps leading into the shallow end and a protective cover for when it is not in use. The unattached barn (approx. 100m²) is currently used for storage, but could be developed into a workshop or outdoor entertainment room. There is a small plot of land behind this barn (accessible from the private track) that could be used as a possible building plot or vegetable garden. Sonneville is on the road between Matha (17km away) and Roulliac (6.5km away), it is half an hour from the historic town of Cognac, 90 minutes to the popular west coast and 40 minutes from the airport at Angouleme. There are also a few other airports in the locality (airports at Niort, Poitiers and La Rochelle and an International airport at Bordeaux).
Price: € 455,800
Department: Charente
Location: Sonneville
Contact the agent for more information about this property.


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