Quietly located in the countryside, yet just a 10 minute drive into town and to neighbouring villages, this fine country home offers the best of both worlds.
The property is approached up a long country lane, and as you enter the drive, you will find the classic Napoleon III facade which is typically French and beautiful. There is ample parking to the side of the house alongside the guest cottage.
Steps lead up to the double door entrace into the hallway (4.2m x 6.1m) with old red and white terracotta tiles and high ceilings. Double doors to the left lead into the salon (5.5m x 6.3m) with wooden floors, open fireplace with decorative over mantle, high decorated plaster ceiling and 3 windows out to the gardens, making it a bright and airy room.
The dining room (5.9m x 6.5m) is to the right of the hall and has wooden floors, decorated open fireplace, old fitted crockery cupboards and two windows to the front gardens.
The country kitchen (5.1m x 4.2m) is behind the dining room and is fully fitted and equipped. The rear hallway has a cloakroom. The snug living room (5.0m x 3.8m) has terracotta tiled flooring, open fireplace and French doors out to shady rear terrace.
Study or library (4.6m x 4.4m) with terracotta tiled floor, marble open fireplace and a range of fitted bookshelves.
Easy stairs up to a spacious landing. The master bedroom (5.9m x 6.6m) is very spacious, with fitted carpet, built-in wardrobes and two windows out to the garden with views. There is a very large bathroom alongside (4.9m x 4.2m) with fitted carpet and built- in cupboards.
Bedroom 2 (5.0m x 4.2m ) has French windows looking out to the views, and fitted carpet. Bathroom.
Bedroom 3 (4.7m x 3.7m) has fitted carpet and looks out to the woods at the rear.
Bedroom 4 (5.0m x 4.3m) with built-in cupboard and views out over the gardens. A door leads to a guest suite of double bedroom 5 (3.7m x 3.8m) with en suite bathroom and children's bedroom 6 or dressing room.
There is a wine cellar under the house.
To the side of the property is a centrally heated stone built guest cottage offering a living room, laundry, and upstairs, there are 3 double bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room.
There is direct access from this floor to the swimming pool.
The heated salt water swimming pool (11m x 5m) is set in generous sunny terraces with a stone pool house with an excellent dining area. This area is private and has lovely country views. The property faces south down a pretty valley and has charming views. It is surrounded by 2.15ha, over 5 acres, mature gardens and protected by oak woodland behind. There are two springs in the woods, one of which feeds a fishpond by the side of the house.
This is a stunning property in an excellent location and well worth coming to view.
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