A very rare find and opportunity to acquire a renovated & detached 4 bed residence with lovely gardens, over- looking its own Carp stocked lake where some of the Carp measure up to 40LBS! There are attached woodlands and superb gardens with terraces and plenty of spaces to relax with a cool glass of wine while you enjoy your new surrounds and watch the coming and goings of the wildlife around the lake. Just down the road is a field of approx. 5 acres perfect for horses or other livestock. There is also a further wood, providing plenty of firewood for no-cost heating! The home is presented to a high standard with spacious rooms, and double garage / workshop area which may lend itself to conversion to an annex or holiday cottage. Set just 10 mins from the Atlantic beaches the property offers everything for those seeking a life change.
Set on the edge of a lakeside village well known for its views and restaurants. There is also a baker and a selection of shops for everyday items. Supermarkets can be found in the next village of Moutiers Les Maufaits where you will find further shopping, and further restaurants. The department capital La Roche Sur Yon with a tgv connection to Paris is just 12 miles drive, or pretty Mareuil sur Lay Dissais the regional wine town is only 10 mins. A local wine trail takes you to several of the local independent wine producers where you can enjoy and buy the produce.
Access to the area from the UK is easy with several options. The closest ferry port of St. Maol is just 3 hours drive, while Caen is 4 hours and Roscoff 4.5hrs. The tunnel is approx. 6.5 hrs. Low cost flights to La Rochelle & Nantes are available year round. Both are vibrant cities with many events, festival and lots of shopping and good food.
Priced to sell. The vendors are able to offer the property with less land for a reduced price and will be happy to discuss this with interested parties following a viewing.
Entrance Vestibule: Approx. 9m2 with double glazed entrance door, tile floor, exposed beams.
Kitchen / Diner: Approx. 32m2 An impressive large room with ample space for a farmhouse dining table, rustic farmhouse style kitchen comprising of a good selection of eye and base level units with ample work surface over, American fridge freezer space, Range cooker space with extractor over, 1.5 sink with mixer, full width patio doors over-looking the gardens and lake beyond with direct access to the patio and terrace, making it ideal and practical for summer dining. Stairs to the first floor and further stairs to the lower ground floor garage and workshop.
Living Room: Approx. 27m2 with light dual aspect, log stove, exposed beams, display shelf and doors to the garden room and inner hall.
Garden Room: Approx. 11m2 with lake and garden views, doors opening onto the gardens, tile floor exposed beams and ideal for growing on plants!
Hall – inner hall with doors to:
Family Bathroom: Comprising of panel enclosed bath, shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin.
Double Bedroom: A large light bedroom with end dressing area over-looking the gardens and lake.
Double Bedroom: A further light double bedroom with dressing area and shower over-looking the gardens and lake.
Double Bedroom with tile floor and front aspect
1st Floor: Landing with door to
Master Bedroom En-suite: Approx. 20m2 with en-suite shower room
Basement / Garage & Workshop: Accessed from outside or via an internal staircase from within the kitchen is the lower level, currently comprising of garage area, utility, boiler housing for the central heating, work shop and storage. The whole may lend itself to conversion of a self-contained annex (stp)
Gardens / Outside: The property is real gem in terms of the gardens, land and fields. In total approx 11 acres are available. The main house has a gated front drive way with parking for several cars and is also ideal for a camping car. Garage access is to the rear. The property is afforded a high degree of privacy and is set at the end of a lane with no passing traffic. To the rear of the home is a terrace ideal for summer dining and over-looking both the lake and gardens. A path leads down to the lake which is approx. 1500m2 and stocked with a variety of fish including some huge Carp which can be seen basking on the surface – some are as big as 40LB it is a haven for local wildlife and a joy to watch the changes over the seasons . A path leads all round making maintenance and access easy. To the rear is a large wood land ideal for firewood. Separate from the home and down the road is a 5 acre field for horses or livestock – all fenced secure and ready to use. There is also a further large wooded copse.
The property benefits from being double glazed throughout, has oil fired central heating plus log stove.