A rare chance to acquire a very unique home set in the village of Vouvant close to a Romanesque bridge, the ramparts and river. Nicely tucked away behind a gated entrance with a very private setting and benefitting from an in-ground pool, and extensive gardens of approx. 3000m2 (around ¾ acre) The village centre with shops, cafes, river and restaurants is a 5 min walk.
Offered and presented by the current vendors in immaculate order, ready for immediate use with light and spacious rooms throughout, a recently fitted kitchen and with no further work required. The property has the added bonus of being connected to mains drainage, so no concerns. The property is perfectly placed for a full time home or fabulous holiday residence with lots to see and do locally, plus more a little further afield. The former renaissance capital of Vendee – and river side town Fontenay le Comte is just 10 mins away, offering shops, restaurants, hyper markets, hospital & a year round local produce market every Saturday. The Mervent Forest and lake area 5 mins, while the port city of La Rochelle is 1 hour as are the Atlantic beaches and Nantes a bustling and vibrant city.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK, or for visiting friends and family, there are low cost flights available at La Rochelle or Nantes both an hour, while the closest ferry port is St Malo (3 hours) or Caen (3.5 hours) with crossings to Portsmouth or Roscoff (4hours) for Plymouth and Ireland.
An early viewing is highly recommend to appreciate the uniqueness of this home and its beautiful surrounds
Accommodation Briefly Comprises:
Entrance Hall: Approx. 5.5m2 with limestone flooring which extends throughout the ground floor. There is a WC with separate room with wash hand basin off the hall.
Lounge / Dining Area: Approx.40m2 A light bright open plan area with curved architecture highlighting the individual feel the property offers. High cathedral ceiling curved stairs to the first floor and music are on the half landing, central log burning stove for cosy winter nights, steps up to the snug area and French patio doors opening onto the gardens. Ample space for a large dining table and chairs.
Kitchen: Approx. 11m2 Recently fitted with a good selection on modern eye and base level units with soft close drawers and doors, equipped with De Dietrich induction hob with a glass panel splash screen, Extractor over with down lighting, De Dietrich Microwave, conventional cooker, dual sink garden aspect and door to outside.
Utility Room / Pantry Store: Approx. 6.6m2 with space and plumbing for a washing machine, with storage.
Snug: Cosy and informal snug enjoying the warmth of the log burner and with views over the gardens and door leading out to the terrace. TV point with English SAT TV connection, meaning all you need do is bring a Freesat box or Sky unit.
Reception Room 2: Approx. 14m2 and would make a good family room or formal dining room. Front aspect.
Half Landing – Music Area – stairs off the lounge area used for music listening and with over height glazed doors leading out to the pool area and terrace.
Stairs continue to the 1st floor
Mezzanine with an impressive curved landing over-looking the lounge area.
Master Bedroom Suite: An impressive suite occupying 1 side of the first floor and comprising of bedroom area with Juliette balcony and garden views, full size bathroom with bath and shower over, WC, and basin on a vanity unit and doors leading through to a dressing room of approx. 10m2 with further balcony and ample storage.
Office – Interesting curved room ideal for use as an office or play room with window over-looking the mezzanine and room below.
Double Bedroom – With Juliette balcony
Family Shower Room – Comprising of shower cubicle, low level WC and basin.
Double Bedroom – A spacious double with door onto a Juliette balcony. Garden views.
Gardens / Outside: The property is accessed via a gated entrance with drive way leading to a double garage. There is ample parking for 2 or 3 cars and space for a motorhome or caravan. Gardens extend to an impressive approx. 3000m2 or ¾ acre afforded a high degree of privacy with hedged and tree-lined boundaries, large lawn and flower beds. To the rear of the property is the in-ground and very private terrace area perfect for entertaining, BBQs, relaxing & sun bathing or cooling off on long summer days. There are 2 storage rooms for garden furniture with 1 housing the pool pump and equipment.
The property benefits from mains drainage, is fully double glazed and comes with under floor central controlled heating.
Taxe Fonciere is estimated at 1200 euros per annum.
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