10 Large roomed house. 4 Bathrooms. 2 Private Courtyards

by Jack Brown
(Souvigne 16240)

2 CHEMIN de la POSTE. LE VILLAGE. SOUVIGNE 16240.FRANCE
This large, south facing fully modernised stone farmhouse with 325 m2 of living space on 2 floors, is situated on 568m2 metres of land at the southern edge of a small Charente village overlooking meadow land and summer sun flowers. It is situated near to and between the market towns of Villefagnan and Aigre. The property consists of 2 adjoining farmhouses dated 1808 & 1849 tastefully converted into a single high standard luxury dwelling, with 10 large rooms and 4 bath/shower rooms with internal connections between the 2 houses on both floors. It is fully double glazed, with total wall and ceiling insulation, and has been accorded a high energy saving rate under recent housing legislation The whole of the ground floor is beautifully tiled with light coloured beige tiles. The original 2 separate house systems of electricity and water have been discreetly retained to enable the property to be returned into 2 habitable units if required. However, retaining it’s present layout the property is suitable for 2 families or part could simply be used as a ‘Granny Flat’ The front entrance consists of large, wide double wooden gates set in a stone wall giving access to a gravelled maintenance free walled courtyard, with large detached garage (24 sq m), a floored loft above gives the same storage space. A hangar for general storage, small flower beds, a large built in BBQ, water and electric access. A full length covered tiled terrace (15mx3m) runs the full south of the house..There is a walled fully tiled private internal courtyard to the rear.
The large market town of Ruffec with several major supermarkets, restaurants and main line railway station is 15 mins to the north. International airports are situated at Poitiers (50mins) Limoge (90mins) Bordeaux (2hours), all accessed by free motorways. There are many small restaurants in the area offering 4 & 5 course lunches with wine for approx 12 euros (£9). The area is scenic and softly undulating and blessed with a micro climate having the 2nd most sunniest area of France outside Marseille




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