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Charente Maritime Property For SaleDampierre-sur-Boutonne

Completely renovated stone family house and shop in the centre of a pretty village boasting an histo

Completely renovated stone family house and shop in the centre of a pretty village with resto-bar and also boasting an historic château in the popular Charente Maritime region. Main Residence 9.7m² Entrance Hall with tiled floor and attractive inbuilt feature corner cupboard 23m² Dining room / office with tiled floor 23.8m² Kitchen-Diner with tiled floor, under-stair storage and equipped, fitted kitchen Ground-floor WC Attractive wooden staircase leading to spacious landing area with three (15.5m²) carpeted bedrooms. 24.5m² Lounge 13.5m² Large modern family bathroom with shower, bath, WC and twin sinks. The shop is accessible via the house entrance hall and also from a large, glazed public entrance at the front of the shop. The shop area consists of a 42.7m² tiled room with shelving units, a suspended ceiling, a large glazed window/door at one end and two windows with lockable shutters at the side. The shop area provides an opportunity for business potential it could be re-opened as a shop or other commercial outlet for example, tea-rooms and art gallery may prove popular with tourists visiting the chateau. There is also a campsite and a donkey sanctuary just outside the village, which would offer prospective custom. Another option is to convert this space into a large lounge room, making the first-floor lounge into another bedroom instead. This property stands in the heart of a pretty and historical village in the Charente Maritime, 8km from Aulnay and 23km from the town of Saint Jean dAngely. Stepping from the street into a spacious, tiled entrance hall you can instantly see the quality of the renovation work which is of a very high standard throughout the house. On the right hand side of the entrance hall is a 23m² tiled dining room / office with a double glazed window to the front and on the left hand side of the entrance hall is the 42.7m² shop, already kitted out with shelving, tiled floor, large glazed public entrance door and a suspended ceiling; making this an ideal property for someone who wishes to open a small shop or tea-room in a popular area of France and with minimal effort. It would, however, be possible to convert this shop into a large family living room thus, making the first floor lounge into a fourth bedroom. The entrance hall opens out into the 23.8m² kitchen-diner which is fully equipped and has ample fitted units, under-stair storage space, attractive floor tiles, a stone apparent wall and a striking, original wooden staircase to a spacious landing. There is also a ground floor WC. The three bedrooms, family bathroom and the lounge are off the landing which has original feature wooden floor-boards, a double-glazed window and the access point to the large attic space. All three bedrooms measure 15.5m² and have a double-glazed window with attractive window-bar and shutters looking out onto the front of the property. The floors in the bedrooms are all carpeted, have a fireplace and are neutrally decorated. The large, tiled family bathroom is 13.5m² and is nicely finished with modern fittings to include a bath with shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, a WC, twin sinks and a heated towel rail. There is also a Velux ceiling window which can be opened or shut electronically by a switch on the wall. The 24.5m² lounge also has double-glazed windows, a fitted carpet, a fireplace and is neutrally decorated. The property has TV and telephone points with internet access and is on mains drainage. It has been renovated to a high standard to include a good level of insulation and double-glazed windows. Although there is no garden, there is a garage. This is an opportunity to purchase a home with the possibility of an income; this could be by re-opening the existing shop, converting the shop into tea-rooms or even converting the entire property into a pair of holiday apartments. This is a convenient location in a village with the historical chateau and things to do nearby, but also being 8km from the popular market town of Aulnay and just 25 minutes from the bigger towns of Saint Jean dAngély and Surgères. It is one hour to the beautiful west coast beaches and is served by airports at La Rochelle (70 minutes), Niort (40 minutes), Poitiers (80 minutes) and the international airport at Bordeaux (105 minutes).
Price: € 169,600
Department: Charente Maritime
Location: Dampierre-sur-Boutonne
Contact the agent for more information about this property.


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