Beautiful Charentaise property in immaculate condition, surrounded by vineyard views

Detached House
3 Beds
3 Baths
250 m²

This stunning property has been fully renovated to the highest standard and recently decorated throughout in neutral tones. Attractive secure gardens with magnificent views over the Charente countryside.

This spacious accommodation has 3 large reception rooms (an opportunity to use one as a 4th double bedroom), a fully equipped kitchen/diner, utility, cloak and separate boot/store room on the ground floor. An impressive feature stone staircase leads to a master suite with dressing area, and two further large double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

There is an integral garage, two cellars, and an outside piggery and sheds for storage. The gardens are well maintained with seating areas, lawns, fruit trees and a vegetable plot.

Permission has been granted for an in ground pool. (This is your opportunity to choose where a pool best suits you and how it should look).
The quiet lane with no passing traffic leads to the house and is surrounded by vineyards and is only 7km from the riverside town of Chateauneuf sur Charente and 3km from Lignieres Sonneville for local shops and services.

There is nothing to do except move in and enjoy this peaceful location. The house is fully double glazed, oil fired central heating, two wood burners and an open fire all with charentaise fire surrounds.

The front door leads to a welcoming entrance hall. This has the original stone ‘sink’ as a feature. To the left is the study/second lounge/4th bedroom (24m2) with wood burner, oak beamed ceiling and oak flooring. Hatch to ventilated wine cellar.
To the right is the lounge/sitting room (24m2) with oak beamed ceiling and oak flooring. Hatch to second cellar.

Double glass doors lead to the inner hallway to access the: garage/boiler room with electric up and over door and contains the oil tank, water softener and boiler. Boot room (6m2) with built in storage and small secure door to exterior north facing tiled dog run. Cloakroom (4m2) with WC, handbasin, and walk in shower.

The utility room (9m2) is fully fitted with kitchen units, double butler sink, fridge and freezer. The dining room (25m2) with oak beamed ceiling and oak floor. Double French doors lead out into the garden.

Kitchen/diner (42m2) is large enough for comfortable seating by the wood burner. A recently fully fitted quality kitchen with island unit, granite work surfaces, Italian marble flooring (which leads throughout to the full height inner hallway) wood burner and oak beamed ceiling.

The impressive bespoke stone staircase with wrought iron hand rail curves round up to the first floor landing offering a beautiful view of the rolling vineyards.

Master bedroom suite with fitted wardrobes and under eaves storage. The bedroom (25m2) has an elegant ensuite bathroom (13m2) with free standing roll top bath, hand basin, WC and bidet. The landing leads to two other double bedrooms, (16m2) and (22m2), the second of which can use the family bathroom (22m2) as an ensuite if required. The bathroom has a double shower, hand basin, WC and bidet. All bedrooms, ensuite and bathroom have oak flooring throughout.

The gardens are to three sides of the house, entirely fenced with grass lawns, seating areas (to suit shade or sun lovers), fruit trees, veg plot, and an English cottage garden. Two sheds, log store and piggery are used for storage. A well and a rainwater collection system with a tank (20,000 litre capacity) for watering the garden.

This is a unique property, stunning location and views of the countryside. This is a quality restoration, offering a very comfortable home and a real find in the heart of the Charente Cognac region.

When enquiring about this property please quote ID 13236

Property details:

Property ID: IH-13236
Property Type: Detached House
Property Status: Sale
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Area Size: 250 m²
Land Size: 1900


  • Air conditioning
  • Apartment/Annex
  • Balcony
  • Barns
  • Central Heating
  • Double Glazed
  • Electric Heating
  • Fosse
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Gas Heating
  • Geothermic
  • Internet Connection
  • Lake
  • Land
  • LPG
  • Mains Drainage
  • Off Street Parking
  • Office
  • Open Fire
  • Out Building/s
  • Renovation Project
  • Reversible air conditioning
  • Roof terrace
  • Stables
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone Connection
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Under floor heating
  • Utilities Connection
  • Utility Room
  • Water Connection
  • Wood Burner

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