Minutes from the beautiful Gironde Estuary and beaches and set in over 3 acres of gardens and grounds with heated in-ground pool, this substantial and fully renovated country house comes with a self-contained guest or letting annex, providing, in all, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 6 reception rooms.
This stylish Charentais longère, has been updated and redecorated throughout. It has a self-contained maison d'amis, ideal for friends or relatives or as a source of additional income. The property also has a very lovely in-ground heated pool with decked surround, set in over 3 acres of gardens and grounds. It is ideally situated in a small hamlet of similar properties and yet enjoys a high degree of privacy. The fishing ports of Mortagne-sur-Gironde and Port Maubert, with their atmospheric restaurants and bars, are close by and the beaches of the Atlantic coast are just a short drive away.
The adaptable accommodation includes a magnificent vaulted sitting room with original Charentaise fireplace, a ground floor bedroom with en-suite facilities and a doorway to the guest accommodation which has its own kitchen/living room, bedroom and bathroom. There is also a doorway to the study, which has a shower room allowing this to be used as a further bedroom. The grand entrance hall, which doubles as a further reception room, incorporates the original turned staircase to the first floor. Next is the dining room with another original Charentaise fireplace and then the well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room. Upstairs are three further bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. There is also a family bathroom on this floor..
All of the rooms, both upstairs and down, are flooded with light from the large South-facing windows. Accessed from the kitchen is the summer kitchen and bar, decorated with an original, copper ‘alambic’, once used for the double distillation of alcohol. This room gives leads to the decked terrace with a range of seating areas, ideal for al-fresco dining, overlooking the heated pool.
There is a large garage and store to the rear of the building providing space for vehicles and garden equipment. There is also a gravelled parking area with space for several vehicles.The gardens extend to over 3 acres and enjoy uninterrupted, panoramic rural views.
The accommodation, measuring a very generous 415m² of habitable space, consists of:
Entrance Hall: 21’ 0'' x 17' 5'' (6.4m x 5.3m)
Sitting Room: 21’ 4'' x 19' 8'' (6.5m x 6m)
Study: 21' 4'' x 18' 10'' (6.5m x 5.74m)
Shower Room: 9’ 2'' x 8' 2'' (2.8m x 2.5m)
Ground Floor Bedroom 1: 15' 3'' x 12' 0'' (4.66m x 3.65m), en suite facilities
WC: 6' 7'' x 3' 3'' (2m x 1m)
Dining Room: 21’ 4'' x 16' 5'' (6.5m x 5m)
Fitted Kitchen: 22’ 0'' x 16' 9'' (6.7m x 5.1m)
Summer Kitchen and Bar: 17’ 10'' x 13' 7'' (5.44m x 4.13m)
Bedroom 2: 25’ 7'' x 21' 0'' (7.8m x 6.4m)
Bedroom 3: 15’ 2'' x 11' 10'' (4.63m x 3.6m)
Family Bathroom: 12’ 2'' x 7' 5'' (3.7m x 2.25m)
Bedroom 4: 19’ 8'' x 16' 5'' (6m x 5m)
En-suite Shower Room: 8’ 2'' x 4' 7'' (2.5m x 1.4m)
Walk-in Wardrobe: 8’ 2'' x 5' 3'' (2.5m x 1.6m)
Kitchen/Living Room: 17’ 10'' x 13' 7'' (5.44m x 4.13m)
Bedroom and En-suite: 15’ 9'' x 14' 9'' (4.8m x 4.5m)
Store Room: 65' 7'' x 19' 8'' (20m x 6m)
Habitable space: 415m²
Plot size: 12,604m² (3.11 acres)
Distance to shops: 4 kms
Distance to airport: 102 kms (Bordeaux - 73 minutes)
Taxe Foncière: 918 € per annum
(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)
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