VIRTUAL VIEWING AVAILABLE - Spacious farmhouse and barn conv.Property Features Bedrooms : 6 Bathrooms : 3 Reception Rooms : 2 Plot (m2) : 3346 Habitable area (m2) : 266 Outbuildings : Yes Drainage : Fosse septique Heating system : Heat-exchange unit + wood-burning stove Taxe foncière (EUR) : 1171 (in 2020) Nearest shop : 5km Nearest bar : 5km Nearest town : Mansle 6km Internet : ADSL < 3Mb/s, 4G Virtual viewing : Yes Property Summary This attractive and spacious property, comprising a former farmhouse and a barn conversion, could easily be used as two properties and comes with substantial outbuildings. Full Details HouseBarn ConversionFrom the garden a glazed door opens to a huge living room (60m2) with tiled floor, exposed stone walls, double-height ceiling and some very impressive exposed beams. This room is divided into three distinct spaces - a sitting area (with wood-burning stove), a dining area and a kitchen area (with a range of units).To the far side of the room a door opens to a suite of two rooms (20m2 each - both currently used as bedrooms), each with tiled floors and glazed doors to the garden to the back of the house.To one side of the living room a hall provides access to a bathroom (bath, shower, wash-basin and WC) and a utility / laundry room. This hall extends to a snug / sitting area (about 15m2).A staircase from the snug rises to a landing, off which are two bedrooms (15m2 and 9m2). The larger bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and direct access to a shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC). The shower room has another door to the landing is therefore accessible to the other bedroom on this floor.FarmhouseThe farmhouse is accessed either from the garden via its front door, or via a doorway in the hall in the barn conversion. Both doors open into the entrance area (7m2 - with tiled floor. To one side a door opens to a sitting room (24m2) with wooden floor, exposed beam ceiling and a fireplace with wood-burning stove.To the other side of the hall, and open-plan with it, is the farmhouse kitchen (24m2) with tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling and fireplace with wood-burning stove.To the back of the kitchen a door opens to a shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC).First floorA staircase rises from the back of the entrance area to the first floor landing, off which are two double-bedrooms (19m2 and 12m2) as well as a third room (useful as single bedroom or office). OutbuildingsThe property comes with a number of outbuildings. Ranged around the enclosed garden are some small stone store rooms, a workshop and a garage. In addition to this, there are some more substantial barns, divided into four sections and covering about 200m2 in total. These barns offer great potential for development (subject to planning permission) into one or more independent houses. ExteriorThe property sits on a plot 3346m2. The house is surrounded on three sides by an enclosed garden, from here there are gates to another section of garden.To the front of the barns there is an area of lawn and there are some fine views over the surrounding countryside. SummaryThis is a substantial property which could easily be used as two houses (ideal for an extended family or for income generation). The barns offer great potential for development.The area has a rich history and the Neolithic 'Dolmens des Pérottes' are just a short walk. The nearby market town of Mansle has most facilities (shops, supermarkets, restaurants etc) and the larger town of Ruffec is just 17km. There is easy access to the N10 - the main Paris - Bordeaux route. Video tour A video tour of the grounds is available - click on the 'Play' button above. For a video tour of the interior of the property, please send us a message using the form above.
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