Property with pool and outbuildings, near Sonnac, Charente Maritime
Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime (17)€525,000 ID: 161173
Large house brimming with original charm and character set in a hamlet , close to all commerces of the town of Matha . It is 5 minutes by bicycle to the boulangerie, tabac and post office. A Primary school is in the local village Sonnac and it is 5 km to Matha for larger schools, commerce and medical facilities.
The nearest airports are La Rochelle and Poitiers, reached in just over an hour. Limoges and Bordeaux in just under 2 hours. Or you can catch the TGV to Paris from Angouleme (40 mins) which reaches Paris or Charles de Gaulle in 2-3 hours.
This family home is a large farmhouse built in what was the last remains of a 15th century chateau.
Comprised of five double bedrooms and four bathrooms, the house is set over an acre of parkland with a swimming pool together with summer kitchen, several outbuildings and a working water well.
The property would also lend very well to B&B or gite option, with scope to create more accommodation within the outbuildings.
The property is accessed via a gated private drive leading to a large gravelled area in front of the house and outbuildings, offering parking space for several cars. There is also a tiled terrace area.
The facade has been restored and repointed to expose the stone, and the house has been sympathetically decorated throughout, including new modern kitchen & bathrooms, tile and oak floors, exposed beams and stone walls.
Entry to the house is via double glass patio doors into a spacious modern tiled kitchen/dinner with full range of appliances, a wood burner and ample work top surfaces.
DINNING ROOM (43m2)
Off the kitchen to the left, there is a large dining room with staircase to the upper level and the front door straight on the garden and the courtyard.
The room has a stone fireplace and mantlepiece, white painted oak beams and exposed stone walls.
FORMAL SITTING ROOM (38m2)
The next room to the left off the dinning room is a light and airy spacious formal sitting room with an impressive wood burning stove stone fireplace. Large windows open out onto the garden. An oak door leads through a doorway to the original entrance hall for the house, with a period staircase leading to a large bright room (currently this entire space is awaiting refurbishment).
SITTING/TV ROOM (31m2)
On the other side of the kitchen to the right, there is a sitting/TV room with corner wood burner.
An oak door leads to the rear stairwell, utility room and a large chai (21m2) used for storage.
All rooms have lovely ancient beams and exposed stonework.
MASTER BEDROOM (29m2)
The Master bedroom & ensuite shower has dual aspect views over the land and the valley to the rear of the property. A large walk-in wardrobe provides plenty of storage.
BEDROOM 2 (13m2)
Bedroom 2 has a built-in cupboard/wardrobe. It has a door leading through to a lovely family bathroom with shower and roll top bath.
BEDROOM 3 (28m2)
BEDROOM 4 (19m2)
BEDROOM 5 (15m2)
Bedroom 3 and bedroom 4, share a shower room.
Bedroom 4 has a large window overlooking the courtyard and has a large built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 5 has en-suite shower room and built-in wardrobe..
WOOD BARN & POOL PUMP (61m2)
GAMES ROOM (64m2)
- Property Type
- Category detail
- Total living m2
- 320 m²
- Plot size m2
- 5,765 m²
- Grounds HA or legal
- Grounds 0-1 HA
- All bathrooms
- Garage car spaces
- Swimming pool
- Broadband internet