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Charente Maritime Property For SaleVirollet

Renovated Character Cottage with 3 Beds in Vibrant Village

A cosy ancient cottage, set in an impasse in the middle of a thriving village that includes 2 bars, a restaurant, Post Office, school, library, boulangerie, bank plus a small selection of shops and within easy access of Aulnay, Matha and St Jean DAngly. Ideally situated for a holiday or retirement home, with good routes to the coastal towns of La Rochelle and Royan. The region is well served by the local airports at Poitier and La Rochelle plus a direct TGV link at Poitier The deceptively small exterior opens out to a welcoming interior with a well renovated blend of original and modern features. There are double glazed windows throughout the house. On the ground floor the cottage consists of Entrance hall Shower room Kitchen18m Lounge 25m Reception room 25m First floor Landing Bathroom Bedroom 1, 12m Bedroom 3, 18m Study, 6m Outside is an enclosed courtyard of approximately 90m with a recessed well, this area is waiting to be filled with pots and flowers. The courtyard can be accessed via both the kitchen and reception room 2, plus through double gates from the road; there is ample space for car parking and an outside eating area. You enter the cottage from a quiet impasse. The house benefits from a small entrance hall with a modern shower room directly ahead. To the left of the entrance hall is the kitchen which is well laid out with fitted units, oven, hob and extractor hood, decorated with attractive modern tiles above the worktops and recessed spot lights in the ceiling. The floor is tiled, and plumbing is ready for a washing machine. The kitchen includes a traditional, stone fireplace ready for an open fire or log burner. There is a double glazed door into the courtyard. To the right of the entrance hall is the lounge, with a log burner, original potager cupboard, stone niche and wooden stairs to the first floor. An open archway takes you into the second reception room, this has a tall sloping ceiling with 2 Velux windows to maximise the daylight and French doors into the courtyard. This room requires decorating but will make a fantastic space for entertaining/dining. The first floor has a landing, 2 bedrooms, a study/single bedroom, plus a bathroom with separate shower cubicle and a good sized wash basin. All the first floor rooms have interesting sloping ceilings with enclosed beams and wooden floors. This cottage has got style and a friendly ambiance, a real gem of a property that will provide an excellent base for a holiday or permanent home, well situated to explore the villages of the Saintonge, Aulnay Forest and the cosmopolitan towns of La Rochelle and Saintes and also to enjoy the amenities of the coastal regions of the Charente Maritime.
Price: € 125,800
Department: Charente Maritime
Location: Virollet
Contact the agent for more information about this property.


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