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Beautiful and well maintained 18th Century stone built character home with gite rental potential. Set in a small hamlet …

5 Beds
4 Baths
Habitable Size: 325 m²
Land Size: 7,600 m²
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Region: Poitou-Charentes Department: Charente (16) Commune: Orival (16210)

Under Offer By Owner (FSBO)

Under Offer Privately Private Vendor
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€470,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £390,100
US Dollars: $535,800
Canadian Dollars: C$672,100
Australian Dollars: A$742,600
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Key Info

  • Type: Residential (Country House, Farmhouse / Fermette, Maison de Maître, House), Investment Property, Maison Ancienne, Detached
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bath/ Shower Rooms: 4
  • Habitable Size: 325 m²
  • Land Size: 7,600 m²

Highlights

  • Well maintained, feature fireplaces, log burner and with a large newly fitted kitchen with granite worktops, island and utility room
  • Large private, peaceful garden with mature trees, large swimming pool, Jacuzzi and summer kitchen
  • Self contained 1 bed ground floor apartment offering rental potential
  • Excellent location for accessing many tourist attractions, sites of interest.Nearest railway station 1.2 miles away with direct trains to Bordeaux and Angouleme
  • Private and peaceful but within 1.2 miles of all amenities. Supermarkets, bars & restaurants in nearby town 1.2 miles away

Features

  • Bed & Breakfast Potential
  • Broadband Internet
  • Cellar / Wine Cellar
  • Central Heating
  • Character / Period Features
  • Covered Terrace
  • Driveway
  • En-Suite Bathroom / Shower room
  • Equestrian Potential
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garden
  • Gîtes / Annexes
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Land
  • Mains Electricity
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Orchard / Fruit Trees
  • Outbuildings
  • Outdoor Kitchen / BBQ
  • Renovated / Restored
  • Renovation / Development Potential
  • Rental / Gîte Potential
  • Septic Tank / Microstation
  • Stone
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace / Patio
  • Well
  • Woodburner Stove

Property Description

Beautiful and well maintained 18th Century stone built character home with gite rental potential. Set in a small hamlet and surrounded by beautiful countryside.


Summary
Beautiful 18th century stone build character house with large south west facing gardens. Set in a small hamlet and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Private and peaceful but within 1.2 miles of all amenities.
The house is accessed via a long tree-lined driveway, has large parking areas and, despite being located in a small hamlet, it is private and peaceful. The house and garden are well maintained and comfortable, having retained many original features throughout. There are 5/6 bedrooms 4 bathrooms, large living accommodation and a newly fitted kitchen. There is a self contained 1 bed apartment in the ground floor. The gardens include mature trees, a pool, summer kitchen and Jacuzzi. There is a large barn currently used as an indoor games room but this could be renovated with relevant permissions.

Location
The property is located 1.2 miles from the market town of Chalais with its shops, 2 supermarkets, doctors, cafes, restaurants, pharmacy and weekly market. The town also has a railway station with direct rail links, both South to Bordeaux and North to Angouleme. The pretty historical village of Aubeterre, with its many bars, restaurants and independent shops, is 10 minutes away. The nearby hamlet of Rioux Martin has nearby lake for dog walkers. The area is a popular tourist destination and the Dordogne border is just 5 miles away. The following destinations are worth a visit:
Aubeterre sur Dronne (10mins), Brossac (10mins), Saint Aulaye (15mins), La Roche Chalais (15mins), Montguyon (25mins), Montmoreau (25mins) & Angouleme (45mins)

Popular nearby locations:
St Emilion - The vineyards and Chateaux in and around the historical town (wine tasting a must !) 1 hour drive
Bordeaux - a day trip, or longer .. for shopping, theatre etc and fine dining
High Ropes Parc de Poltrot (20mins)
Safari Parc de Haute Saintonge (25mins)
Race Circuit de Haute Saintonge (15mins)

Activities:
GR walking and cycling routes
Nearby EuroVelo 3 bike route

Bathing / Water parks locations:
Chalais swimming pool (10mins)
Etang Vallier at Brossac (15mins)
Aubeterre river beach (15mins)
Saint Aulaye river beach (20mins)
Jemaye river beach (30mins)
Riberac swimming pool (30mins)
Montmoreau swimming pool (20mins)
Atlantic coast (1h30) including Royan and Arcachon and La Rochelle (2 hours)
The Spanish border is Just 3 hours away so a weekend visit to San Sebastián is must!

Kayaking on the Dronne river:
Aubeterre (10 mins)
Saint Aulaye (25mins)
Brantome ( 1 hour)

Golf courses:
Aubeterre (25mins)
Golf club de Montendre (45mins)
Golf club de Perigueux (1hr)
Golf club Grand Saint Emilionnais (1hr)
Chateau des Vigiers (1h15)
Golf Du Cognac (1hr)
Golf International de la Preze (1h15)

Markets:
Aubeterre sur Dronne: Sunday mornings
Chalais: Monday mornings
Brantome: Friday mornings
Riberac: Friday mornings
St Aulaye: Saturday mornings
Verteillac brocante
Jonzac: Tuesday & friday
Montmoreau farmers market

Fishing locations : Etang des Belettes (10mins), Etang Arnaud (20mins), Etang Vallier (15mins) & the Dronne & La Tude rivers.

Horse riding centres:
Ecurie de Chenes (15mins), Ecurie Narolles (25mins), Ecurie des Petites Fontaines (30mins)

Access
The property is 1.2 miles from the railway station at Chalais where you can access direct trains to Bordeaux (1hour)and Angouleme with onward links to Paris and Lille. The property is approx 55miles (94k) from Bordeaux and 42 miles (68k) from Bergerac, where there are airports with direct flights to the rest of Europe and the UK. Limoges and Poitiers are also just over an hour away and have local airports.
The nearest motorway junction is the A10/ N 10 around 15 kilometres
Nearest Ports are St Malo / Caen just under 5 hours drive.

Interior
The interior is approx 325m2, laid out over 3 floors.
The ground floor, which is fully floor tiled, includes 3 bedrooms (11m2, 13m2, 21m2)and 2 shower rooms. The master bedroom is en-suite and has a walk in wardrobe. There is a self contained apartment (17.5m2) with direct access to the garden. This floor also includes a "cave" and a large double height winter sitting / dining room (39m2)with a large open feature fireplace and chandelier. Wooden stairs lead to the mezzanine and 1st floor rooms.
The first floor, with chestnut parquet flooring throughout, is also directly accessed from outside by a stone stairway and through an ancient front door, opening into a bright and airy gallery / dining area (35m2). This room has stone walls and columns and seperates the lounge and kitchen. The lounge (37m2) has a wall mural, hand painted by the Turner prize winning artist Richard Long, and a feature fire place with log burner. The newly fitted kitchen (22m2) has a central island, granite worktops, cooking range and a utility room with large larder. A toilet and separate "mud" / cloakroom room are on this floor.
The second floor has 2 bedrooms (9.1m2 and 10.1m2) 2 bathrooms and a large separate room (with low beams) (39.1m2) currently used as a children's nursery and cot room.
There is ample storage space on all levels of the house, with built in cupboards and wardrobes in most rooms.
There are iron radiators throughout, fed by oil fired central heating. The boiler (Viessmann) is situated in a boiler room on the groundfloor. All windows are wooden single glazed. Most windows are fitted with external wooden shutters.

Exterior
The gardens are approx 7600m2 and are laid out as parkland with lawn, mature trees, including fruit trees, shrubs and plants. The garden is fully fenced. The approach to the property is through high double gates, along a tree lined drive, there is a working well. A large barn is attached to the main house, at the back of the house is a wood storage barn and a small barn that was historically used as a bakery. There is ample parking available to the front and side of the property. The gardens have a swimming pool (12m x 6m) a jaccuzi, 2 patio areas and a summer kitchen with electricity and open bbq. There are a number of electricity and water outlets around the garden.

Additional Details
Tax fonciere currently €1446 pa
Tax d'habitation currently €1060 pa

The property is served by mains electricity and water. Drainage is to an underground septic tank ( compliant)
Telephone and broadband are connected
The property can be used as a family home, holiday accommodation or offers the potential for income generation through rental of the whole property, or of the one bedroomed self contained apartment (which has direct access to the garden.) There is a large double height barn attached to the house ( with water and electricity connected ) that could be renovated with relevant permissions.

Sale of Furniture / contents can be negotiated at a reasonable cost

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€470,000

Currency Conversion provided by Lumon an FCA authorised Electronic Money Institution and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland
€470,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £390,100
US Dollars: $535,800
Canadian Dollars: C$672,100
Australian Dollars: A$742,600
Please note that these conversions are approximate and for guidance only and do not constitute sale prices. To find out more about currency exchange, please visit our Currency Exchange Guide.

Location Information

Charente (16), Poitou-Charentes
Region: Poitou-Charentes Department: Charente (16) Commune: Orival (16210) View Large Map

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