character houses for sale near poitiers in france

A family home, its outbuilding and its stable with 25 ha of woods
and meadows bordered by a river 30 minutes to the south of Poitiers
Poitiers, VIENNE poitou-charentes 86000 FR

Location

26 km to the south of Poitiers and its TGV train station, with 70-minute links to Paris and 80-minute links to Bordeaux. 1½ hours from La-Rochelle by car. Poitiers airport has flights to Lyon and Marseille as well as London and Edinburgh. A 10-minute drive from a little market town with 1,600 inhabitants, shops and amenities.

Description

A private lane, running more than a kilometre through woods, provides access to a gateway, opening on to a section of parklands. There is a plunging view, on the left-hand side, of an outbuilding with a river below. An area, on the right-hand side, is used for parking cars. The lane slopes down, revealing a house on the right-hand, facing the ruins of a mill. This 3-storey, south-east-facing house is built of exposed stone and topped with a tile roof. Further down, the view takes in the meadows with the stable, out of sight of the house.

The house

Although three, ground floor, French windows open on to the garden, it is a wide opening that brings the garden into the kitchen. The canopy is covered with wisteria, growing along the south side of the house. Six windows mark the floors and large openings transform the lounge into a belvedere, dominating the garden.


Ground floor
An entrance hall, with a wooden stairway going to the upper floors, provides access to a dining room, a lounge, a kitchen, a laundry room and a toilet. All the rooms, with the exception of the kitchen, have stone floor tiles.
First floor
A landing provides access, on the left-hand side, to a mezzanine that looks down into the lounge and which leads to a second lounge. On the other side, are a bedroom and its bathroom, with a bath, shower and toilet. This level also has a separate toilet. All the rooms, with the exception of the bathroom and the lounge with their floor tiles, have wooden flooring.
Second floor
This floor comprises two bedrooms, with their own bathrooms, and numerous cupboards. As on the floor below, there is a separate toilet and wooding flooring throughout, except for the bathrooms, one of which has a slate floor.
Third floor
This top floor comprises two large areas with sloping ceilings, one of which has a bathroom. On the landing, between the two, is a toilet. There is parquet flooring throughout.

The outbuilding

This outbuilding blends completely in with its setting courtesy of its decorative wooden features. Standing at the entrance to the property, it could accommodate events without disturbing the family way of life.


Ground floor
A cellar and a storage area have been laid out on this level. Both areas span approx. 75 m².
Garden level
This level, with its 4 m high ceiling and its floor surface area of 150 m², comprises a flooring that is ideal for organising events. The view from this outbuilding looks down on the river and its banks.

The parklands

In addition to the Lebanon cedar, the one hundred year old oak and the Judas trees, these parklands include numerous fruit trees such as walnut, pear, apple, and cherry trees. Vast lawns, dotted with cyclamen, daffodils and tulips in the spring, are laid out over the gently sloping sections.

The woods and the meadows

The woods are predominantly planted with oak and boxwood. The four meadows, spanning three hectares, can intercommunicate two by two. They currently accommodate three horses. A clearing, spanning 3 ha, could be devoted to the well-being of animals.

Our opinion

French painter, Hubert-Robert, would have been inspired by the poetic charm that exudes from this property. Remote, without being isolated, it will please enthusiasts of peaceful countryside, combined with the babbling of a river. It could also appeal to those owning members of the horse family, sheep or goats. This house, well-suited to family life, could also be used for the development of a bed & breakfast activity. Ideally located, it is possible to set off on foot, by bike or on horseback for long outings through the local countryside of the Civraisien region.

530 000 €
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Reference 787376

Land registry surface area 25 ha 36 a 92 ca
Main building surface area 350 m2
Outbuilding surface area 300 m2

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NB: The above information is not only the result of our visit to the property; it is also based on information provided by the current owner. It is by no means comprehensive or strictly accurate especially where surface areas and construction dates are concerned. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any misrepresentation.

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