Elegant period townhouse, with gite, 3 cellars, 2 garages, barn, and wonderful gardens.Our ref- AI4458 To step into the hallway of this wonderful house is to fall in love. It has been sensitively renovated to conserve the impressive nature and character of the property, which has historically been home to the town magistrate and has also served as a convent. The property offers 437m2 of habitable space, between the main house with its 4 bedrooms and the connected 1 bedroom gîte. The layout of the property is such that one of the house bedrooms could be used flexibly as part of the gîte, whilst preserving privacy To the exterior, you will find a barn, 2 garages, a potting shed, garden store, former dovecote, private lavoir (former laundry) and a wonderful vaulted cellar, which may be accessed from the lower gardens. There is a large courtyard area to the front of the main house, with electric gates and plenty of space for off road parking. There is an enclosed garden for gîte guests and a wonderful south facing garden across two levels to the side of the house. The total plot size is 1524m2 The property is situated in the popular market town of Chef Boutonne and is walking distance from amenities, including bars, restaurants, shops and leisure facilities, which include a château, an outdoor swimming pool and a cinema. It is connected to mains drainage This stunning property should be considered as a family home, or a property offering chambre d'hôte and/or gîte facilities The property comprises: The main house (with majority high quality double glazing and gas central heating): Entrance Hall- 12.53m2, entered via a double wooden door from the courtyard, an impressive wide space with beautiful stone floor, wooden curved staircase, door and steps leading down to cellar 1 Corridor- 36.93m2, at right angles to the entrance hallway. An impressive, wide space with flagstone floor and door leading out to the lovely private garden Kitchen- 32.75m2, large farmhouse style kitchen, with flagstone floor, quality bespoke fitted cabinets, MERCURY range cooker with double oven and grill, refrigerator, double ceramic sink, and dishwasher Lounge- 31m2, with log burner in fireplace, wooden floor Dining Room- 23.6m2, with French windows leading out to the garden, tiled floor Office/Studio- 28m2, with log burner in fireplace, wooden floor, feature cornices, French doors leading to the garden Laundry Room- 8.9m2, with double sink, fitted cabinets, plumbing for washing machine, character wall cupboard, tiled floor Shower room- 3.1m2, with wide shower, wash basin and tiled floor WC- 1.1m2 Storeroom- with hot water tank and concrete floor Boiler Room- 11.95m2, with condensing gas boiler, water filter, hot water tank, flagstone floor, with door to cellar 2 and door leading out to the garden of house 2 Cellar 1- accessed from the entrance hallway, divided into two separate spaces Cellar 2- with vaulted ceiling On the first floor: Landing- 48.1m2, with wide floorboards and potential to create an additional room or bathroom if required Bathroom- 13.6m2, with bath, washbasin, bidet, WC Bedroom 1- 21.7m2 Bedroom 2- 25.9m2, with washbasin Bedroom 3- 21.6m2 There is a door leading from the landing into a separate corridor with a further bedroom and shower room, offering the possibility to flexibly extend the gîte space Inner corridor- 12.05m2, with wooden floor and door which connects with House 2 (gîte). Bedroom 4- 31.6m2 Shower room- 10.15m2, with wide shower, washbasin in vanity unit, WC. Attic On the second floor: Attic House 2 (gîte): With gas central heating, single glazing, separate enclosed garden with its own access from the street On the ground floor: Entrance- 2.7m2 Open plan living kitchen- 24.9m2, with fitted cabinets, gas hob, dishwasher, door out to separate garden Shower room- 3.5m2, with shower, wash basin, WC, electric wall heater On the First Floor: Landing/Mezzanine- 14.7m2 WC- 1.16m2, with WC and handbasin Bedroom 5- 15.8m2 To the exterior: Garage, connected to house 2, with plumbing for washing machine Large courtyard accessed from the street, with plenty of space for parking in front of the main house Delightful south-facing gardens to the side of the house, on two levels, with lovely views over the town. Two sets of steps take you down to the lower level, with its vegetable garden area and soft fruit bushes. The garden store and 3rd cellar (vaulted) may also be accessed from this level. Potting Shed Former pigeonnier (dovecote) Private lavoir (former laundry) Well Garden store, which previously served as a chicken coop Garage 2, with stairs to floor above and concrete floor Enclosed private patio area to the rear of the barn Barn- which is divided up into several different spaces, including a workshop area and lockable storage area. Glazed doors open out to the courtyard, double glazed double doors to the street. The total plot size is 1524m2 CLASSE ENERGIE: B As we are a French company, French law requires us to publish the following Prix 395 000 euros honoraires d'agence inclus. Prix honoraires d'agence exclus 376 190 euros. Honoraires d'agence de 5,00% ttc à la charge de l'acquéreur.
5 bd 4,704 sqft lot 16,404 sqft Chef-Boutonne