Charentais house in popular market town

Town House
4 Beds
3 Baths
1 Garages
188 m²

A fully renovated Charentais town house set in 1145m²of land. It has 188m² habitable space, 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges, 3 bathrooms and 2 kitchens.

It is possible to use the downstairs area as a self-contained apartment. The house is set in a large mature garden having shrub borders, vegetable plots, grassed area, gravel area and paths, decking, patios and a heated swimming pool. At the front there is a gated drive for 3 cars leading to an integral garage.

The property benefits from town gas for the central heating and cooking and off-peak electricity, upper floor has UPVC double glazed windows and doors (replaced in 2011) all with new shutters.

Well situated on the edge of Montbron (16220) near schools and leisure activities. Montbron has many amenities, supermarkets, petrol station, Medical centre, many bars and restaurants and a canoe centre. In the local area there are leisure lakes having beaches, restaurants, bathing and sailing and less than 10k to an International golf club. Limoges airport is 55mins away and Poitiers, Bordeaux and Bergerac airports are all within easy reach.


Steps to the front of the house lead to a two-sided balcony, two porte fenȇtres and the front door.

Hall: Original black and white tiled hall leading to all rooms on this floor. There are fitted cupboards along the hall way, one is used as a wardrobe and the other shelved storage. Cupboard over the sous sol stairs is shelved and used as a pantry.

Access to insulated loft (done 2017) via a borrowed light window/hatch in hallway. The roof was completely replaced and felted in 2013. It has 2 Velux windows; all gutters and down spouts were also replaced.

Lounge dining room:  7.7m x 4.5m

Oak parquet floor. Porte fenȇtre to balcony, 2 large windows looking on to the garden. Wood burner in a tiled fireplace with oak cupboards and shelves at each side. Two radiators, 8 electric sockets and doors into kitchen and hall.

Kitchen/diner:  4.9m x 3.3m

Original blue tiled floor. Dining area with electric radiator. British kitchen was installed in 2010, integral fridge, cooker (electric) and hob (gas) with extractor above. Comprehensive base and wall units, stainless steel sink with drainer and uni-block tap, 9 sockets. Window with tilt action and electric shutter, porte fenȇtre to balcony with shutters.

Bedroom 1 with ensuite: Bedroom – 4m x 3m, ensuite – 2.9m x 1.3m

Oak parquet floor in bedroom, tiled ensuite. 2 double free-standing wardrobes with mirror fronts, radiator, 3 sockets and ceiling fan. Large window to front of house with shutters.

Ensuite has toilet, sink and a large shower cubical. Small frosted window to front and towel radiator. Vanity mirror with light above sink. Walls tiled to head height.

Bedroom 2:  4.5m x 3m

Oak parquet floor, radiator, 3 sockets, 2 double free-standing wardrobes with mirror fronts and a large window with shutters, overlooking the garden.

Bedroom 3:  4.4m x 3m

Oak parquet floor, radiator, 3 sockets, built in wardrobe and vanity space both with curtains. White sink with vanity mirror and integral lights. Large window with shutters, overlooking the garden.

House bathroom:  2.7m x 2.3m

White suite with over bath shower, toilet, sink with vanity mirror and integral lights. Tiled floor and walls, radiator and three small frosted windows to the front of the property.

Stairs to Sous Sol, door in Kitchen:  7m x 4m

Workshop/cave/storage area. Houses electric water heater in one corner. It has been racked out to provide storage shelving. Electric fuse box with 4 sockets. Single glazed windows to front and side.

Corridor:  gas boiler.

Utility/shower room:  2.8m x 1.8m

Tiled floor, 3 sockets, plumbing for washing machine, base unit and stainless-steel sink and drainer, space for dryer. Toilet and corner shower tray with electric shower. Window, frosted, to front.

Kitchen/dining:  6m x 4.2m

Comprehensive base units with dishwasher plumbing and plumbing for American fridge freezer (water dispenser). Tiled floor, 9 sockets, 2 windows, side and onto garden. Custom made Oak barn door to rear of property, exits onto a wooden decking area.

Lounge/Media room:  4.2m x 3.9m

Tiled floor, 8 sockets, telephone and internet entry points. Double built in bookcases/storage units, window looking on to garden.

Bedroom 4:  4.2m x 3.9m

Tiled floor, 6 sockets, 2 windows, side and onto garden. Vanity unit with sink, mirror and light.

Garage: 4.5m x 4m

Water turn off points and meters, Electricity meter, 2 sockets. It is used as a storage area, potting shed and Gym at the moment.

Renovations: Rewiring – 2009, New bathrooms – 2010, New kitchens – 2010 & 2012, Windows- 2011, Roof – 2013, outside painting – 2014, swimming pool – 2016, Loft insulation – 2017, gates sand blasted – 2018.


Heated Swimming pool:  8m x4m plus half circular entry steps

The pool area is flagged and has sufficient room to use sun loungers at either end. It has a curved cover which can be raised, slid back or left in place for swimming. The season for swimming is extended by the use of the cover from March to October.


To the front of the property there is a large well-established shrub and herbaceous perennial bed. To the right is access to the rear garden through a green arch leading to a loggia with electricity and flagged floor. This leads to the decking area with a wind out canopy for shade, pool and a gravelled area used for playing boules and table tennis. The rear garden is divided, roughly, into four sections, paths lead in and around these areas. Willow shady sitting area and further patio sitting area. There is also a concrete washing line.  A woodshed and pool house are at the rear of the garden. Centrally there is a pergola which has 5 vines on one side, on the other is a ‘wedding day’ climbing rose, clematis, Kiwi bushes and a Mirabelle tree. Half of the rear garden is, at the moment, laid to vegetable beds and has two large concrete cold frames. There is a maturing hedge and a small wild flower bed to the left side of the house. The garden has some mature trees that have been pollard cut every second year. There are fruit trees: apples, plums, fig, mirabelle, and a small cherry tree. The garden is relatively low maintenance except for the veg plots! There would be an option to grass the veg plots to make more leisure areas.

Fixtures and fittings and many other items will be for sale, negotiable with vendors.


Property details:

Property ID: IH-13121
Property Type: Town House
Property Status: Sale
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Garage: 1
Area Size: 188 m²
Land Size: 1145


  • 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
  • Oil Heating
  • 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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