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Unique Opportunity -290m² House in Popular and Touristic City of Character Sw France

8 Beds
8 Baths
Habitable Size: 290 m²
Land Size: 536 m²
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Region: Poitou-Charentes Department: Charente (16)

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Agency Name: Zed Immobilier Zed Immobilier View Agent's Microsite Find more properties from this Agent
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€149,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £128,140
US Dollars: $172,840
Canadian Dollars: C$214,560
Australian Dollars: A$232,440
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.
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Key Info

  • Type: Residential (House)
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bath/ Shower Rooms: 8
  • Habitable Size: 290 m²
  • Land Size: 536 m²

Features

  • Balcony
  • Character / Period Features
  • Double Glazing
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Terrace

Property Description

The property is in a beautiful setting, overlooking a park and the river Vienne. It can be used as nice large family house or, if converted into apartments, as gîtes with excellent potential for rental income. This perfect location is priced to sell in the historic riverside town of Confolens in Charente. Within walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants, set near the banks of the river Vienne. This attractive house is 290 m² and sits on an elevated plot of 536m2. There is a garage of 40 m² which can be converted into living space. The property needs refreshing and could be used as a nice large single family house or converted into four separate apartments which can be rented out long term or short term finished as gîtes, as strong demand for rented accommodation exists as the city attracts a large number of visitors each year.

Property Description
Ground Floor:
The ground floor currently has two entrances.
1.Right hand side entrance:
Entrance hall with storage and bathroom
Room 1
Room 2
Kitchen
Back hallway

2.Left hand side entrance:
Large room 1
Large kitchen area
Room 2 with access to the garage.

The two sides are currently separate but may be linked through an opening in the separating wall at the back.
First floor:
Nice wide staircase with many features and arched windows leads to the first floor with a long and wide hallway that leads to:
room 1 with washbasin
room 2 with washbasin
room 3 with washbasin
room 4 with washbasin
room 5 with washbasin
large area with several showers and WC and a kitchenette area

A copy of the existing plans can be sent.


Outside:
The property is approached through a private short drive that goes by the side of the building and leads to a tarmacked area and the garage. There is a large shed next to the garage and a large mature tree and some bushes across the front wall of the property. The tarmac may be removed to create a nice garden with a pebbled drive to the garage if to be used as a single house or landscaped to create a smaller garden and car parking if to be converted into 4 apartments.

Garage:
The large double garage has beamed ceilings and is accessible from the left hand side section and from also the front garden. With an area of about 40 m2, the garage offers large secure garage space for private parking and for storage.

APPROVED Plans:
Plans have been submitted and building permit for the conversion of the building into a 4 apartments which would be ideal for renting out for short periods as gites has been OBTAINED. The plans envisage the conversion of the garage into additional living space. The plans show 4 apartments as follows:
Apartment 1: 1 Bedroom apartment
Apartment 2: 3-bedroom apartment
Apartment 3: 2 Bedroom apartment
Apartment 4: 2 Bedroom apartment

A copy of the plans can be sent.

Setting
The property is located close to the river ‘Vienne’ banks facing the city center within less than five minutes’ walk to the main square through a pleasant walk on the bank of the river Vienne and across an attractive and historic mediaeval bridge.

Location
The property is located in the City of Confolens in Charente in the South-West of France, with good and easy access, less than an hour’s drive of two main cities Limoges and Angouleme and only 40 mins drive to 2 main international airports with direct flights to many European and UK cities.

Distances from Confolens by car:
Limoges: 47 min Angouleme : 49 min
Poitiers: 1hr 5 min Bordeaux: 2hr 5 min
By TGV *:
Paris to Angouleme by TGV : 1 hr 43 min
Bordeaux to Angouleme by TGV: 35 minutes

*fastest times

The property is situated in the centre of Confolens close to local facilities and amenities which include:
Two large supermarkets Restaurants
Pharmacies Large modern hospital
Bars Banks
Schools Cinema
French Bakeries College
Shops Cafés

Climate: Confolens is located at an altitude of 130 to 200m and enjoys a mild climate with lots of sunshine throughout the year.
Super high speed internet: Confolens is connected to the fiber optics network.

Small City of Character: Confolens
Various celebrations and events are held throughout the year and Confolens is most famous for its internationally renown "Dance and Music of the World Festival" which is held every year in August and attracts over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.

A thriving, touristic and cultural medieval town, full of character, history and activities. Confolens is a lively cultural town which boasts more than a thousand years of history. It is surrounded by beautiful nature and undulating hills and country-side.


Demand for Rentals
There is strong demand for good gites in Confolens. In the high season, June to September, the small hotels, B&B/chambre d’hôtes and gites accommodation in the area have highoccupancy and high rates while during and around the period of the international music festival in August, which attracts over 100,000 visitors each year, there is 100% occupancy as it is impossible to find a room in or around Confolens.

Potential uses
Single family house
4 apartments to be rented out as gites or long term.
Training or educational center
Medical center or clinic
Headquarter/offices

The town offers many outdoor activities and is most famous for its canoeing in the Vienne river and velorail in beautiful surrounding countryside.

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€149,000

Currency Conversion provided by Foreign Currency Direct an FCA authorised Electronic Money Institution
€149,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £128,140
US Dollars: $172,840
Canadian Dollars: C$214,560
Australian Dollars: A$232,440
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) View Large Map

For Sale By Agent

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