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Charente Maritime Property For SaleBrie Sous Matha

Old, detached stone water mill consisting of completely renovated 4 bedroom house, a barn and with t

Old, detached stone water mill consisting of completely renovated 4 bedroom house, a barn and with the original mill to renovate, set in 9600m² of land on the edge of a village 10 minutes from Matha and 20 minutes from Cognac. Accommodation 35m² Tiled lounge with original stone fireplace 35m² Kitchen / diner with attached utility room and stairs to first floor The four bedrooms have parquet wooden flooring, attractive king-post beams ceiling fans; the bedrooms and family bathroom are all off the first floor landing. 22m² Bedroom 1 has a Velux window and plumbing for ensuite 20m² Bedroom 2 with Velux window 16m² Bedroom 3 with Velux window 12m² Bedroom 4 Family bathroom with Velux window Outbuildings The (approx. 70m²) watermill is currently used for storage, but could be restored to provide extra accommodation over two floors. The mill is accessible from the kitchen. To the left of the main property is a large barn which can be used as a garage for further storage or for a conversion if desired. The property has a substantial garden of 9600m² (approx.) with a small drive down from the road. The accommodation has recently been completely renovated and is ready to move in, but there is the potential to expand the living space by renovating the old stone mill. Entering into the kitchen of this pretty stone home you can see how the main house has been renovated to reflect the original character of the property. The kitchen has a tiled floor, stone fireplace log burning fire, exposed ceiling beams, stone apparent walls and reclaimed wood has been used to construct an attractive staircase to the first floor. Features have been made of the original stone sink and a rare corner potager cupboard. The kitchen is fitted with modern units, worktops and has a built-in breakfast bar. The handy utility room at the side contains plumbing for washing machine dishwasher and keeps these white goods out of sight, but close-by. The lounge is also 35m² and is accessible via a glazed door from the kitchen. The lounge is a large family room with space for a dining area as well as the sitting room. It has two windows over-looking the garden, stone apparent walls, a beamed ceiling and an attractive stone fireplace with log burning fire. The first floor landing is neutrally decorated with four tastefully finished bedrooms and a family bathroom located off it. Bedroom one is 22m² and includes plumbing for a possible ensuite in a separate room. This bedroom has a Velux window, character wooden door and a ceiling fan. Bedroom two and bedroom three (20m² 16m²) both have a Velux window; Bedroom four is 12m². All the bedrooms are big enough for a double bed and have fantastic king-post beam-work or exposed beamed ceilings and all of the first floor has wooden parquet flooring. The family bathroom also has a Velux window and is nicely finished with a new bathroom suite. The property has been recently renovated throughout whilst maintaining the original character, but incorporating modern technology such as double glazed windows in a non-evasive way. The house is ready to move in and if you wanted to develop the property to include further accommodation then the Water Mill, which also has interesting original features, is ready for renovation. The back garden, accessible through the mill, has stone steps going down to where the water-wheel was. The original wheel is still there, but is not currently in situ. The water has been temporarily diverted for work to be completed, but can easily be re-diverted back in order to make an under glass-floor water feature, if desired. Located on the Charente Maritime and Charente border just 20 minutes from the historical town of Cognac with annual cultural festivals and famous Cognac houses by the river and only 2.5km from Breville a small French village renowned for its wooden sculptures and resident artists.
Price: € 249,200
Department: Charente Maritime
Location: Brie Sous Matha
Contact the agent for more information about this property.


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