Our ref- AI4511
With over 100 metres of riverbank alongside the house and garden, this beautiful property is in a wonderful location and has been completely restored and converted into a fabulous attractive and large home. Situated in a quiet riverside hamlet yet only a couple of minutes from the historic town of Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole, this property is a rare find
The house has been renovated using high quality materials, fixtures and fittings and has incorporated flood prevention measures and full damp-proofing and insulation hence the B Energy Rating which is very unusual for a property of this age and location
There are double-glazed hardwood windows and it is heated by a combination of log-burners and electric eco radiators.
In detail the property comprises:
Entrance hall - 7m2 which has a tiled floor and exposed stone walls and giving access to the utility room, garden and central hallway
Hallway - 12m2 with a tiled floor, exposed beams and with stone and sand rendered walls
Lounge (bedroom 4) - 34m2 currently used as a 2nd lounge but could equally be a ground floor bedroom as it is adjacent to the shower/utility room. The floor is tiled, there are exposed beams and stone walls and French windows to a raised riverside terrace and overlooking the garden
Shower/utility room - 5m2 and equipped with shower, washbasin, WC and connections for a washing machine
Kitchen diner - 33m2 with a tiled floor, exposed stone walls and beams, feature stone fireplace with log-burner and fully fitted modern kitchen units and a range cooker
Dining room - 18m2 and with exposed floorboards and beams
Office (Bedroom 5) - 15m2 currently used as an office with exposed floorboards and stone walls
Lounge - 32m2 with a tiled floor, exposed beams and stone walls, large walk-in under-stairs store cupboard and door to a further riverside terrace and attached barn
The 1st floor has exposed floorboards throughout and comprises:
Landing - 5m2
Bedroom 3 - 19m2 with exposed stone walls
Bedroom 2 - 16m2 with exposed stone walls and beams
Bathroom - with a half-bath, double shower unit, washbasin and separate WC
Master suite comprising:
Bedroom 1 - 28m2 which has a fireplace and exposed beams
Dressing room - 14m2 accessed via a connecting corridor to bedroom 1 with a bathroom between the two so this could equally serve as a further bedroom or nursery
Bathroom - 11m2 equipped with a free-standing bath, large shower, twin washbasins and WC
Outside to one side of the house is a walled and fenced garden which has gated access to the off-road hard-standing parking area sufficient for several cars. The garden is mainly grass but with a large paved terrace, a small wooded area, a paved path to a wooden deck alongside the river and a small jetty. There is a stone storeroom of 13m2 beside the house
Attached to the other side of the house is a barn of 40m2 with an earthen floor and accessed from both the riverside terrace and the road and housing a traditional bread oven although it may need some work to get it back to working order
The hamlet has a small restaurant a short distance from the house and it easy cycling distance to St Maixent l'Ecole where you will find all the facilities of a large and attractive town which has been the home of the French Military Academy since Napoleonic times but also contains many historic buildings. Because of the Military Academy the town boasts a station on the TGV express train route linking Paris to La Rochelle via Poitiers making it possible to reach Paris in under 2 hours. There are also good road links towards the A10 motorway and only 30 minutes drive to Poitiers and an hour to La Rochelle so there are excellent transport links CLASSE ENERGIE: B
As we are a French company, French law requires us to publish the following
288 750€ honoraires d'agence inclus.
Prix honoraires d'agence exclus 275 000€.
Honoraires d'agence de 5,00% ttc a la charge de l'acquéreur.