House and gite, pool, 5 + 2 bedrooms, gardens, garage/outbuildings. Walk to village

Chaunay 86510
House + Gite
7 Beds
3 Baths
1 Garages
260 m²


The property has oil-fired central-heating and most windows are double-glazed to offer the potential for year-round holiday/business letting, as the present owners do. A large, yet manageable garden incorporates a shaded terrace for dining, graveled courtyard and lawn with fenced in-ground pool. The separate ‘gîte’ has access to its own private courtyard garden which looks delightful when populated with large pot plants and garden furniture. In front of the gîte is a covered seating area with space for hot-tub and furniture. This charming property boasts a position in the heart of an attractive hamlet, yet within walking distance of the village of Chaunay that has a renowned boulangerie, two bars, hotel, restaurant, pharmacy and hairdresser. There is a weekly outdoor market and activities at the large salle de fêtes. For work or for visitors, the N10 is just a few kilometres away, giving access to the North and South of France, Spain and Portugal, ideal for capturing holiday makers travelling this route.

Fronted by a sweeping gravel driveway, planted with ornamental trees and perennial borders, the property comprises: Main house: Large 5.7 x 5.4m kitchen with ‘country-style’ fitted units, leaving ample space for a large table, for socialising with friends. An original Charentaise fireplace adds a unique aspect to this lovely room. Door off leads to a rear lobby area and storage space with WC and separate shower-room, ideal for use after swimming in the in-ground pool. Access to dining terrace. Salon 6 x 5.4m. With Charentaise fireplace, this double-aspect room also has French doors to the pretty terrace area. A stylish Godin enamel log burner completes the decor. Stairs off to first floor and door to useful downstairs Bedroom 4.2 x 5.4m. Another light, double-aspect room with tiled floor and door to terrace. First floor; there are four bedrooms: Bedroom 2 with high ceiling and view over front garden and hamlet and wooden floor, 4 x 5.9m,

Bedroom 3 with wooden floor 2.3 x 4.5m

Bedroom 4 with built-in wardrobe, wooden floor 2.3 x 4.5m Door to lower landing area with under-eaves storage Shower room with shower, wash hand basin, WC, velux.

Bedroom 5 with built in wardrobe incorporating the electric water heater for summer use.

Gîte/Second House:  A sizeable double-glazed and centrally-heated property of 66m2, giving the discerning buyer the option of living in this contemporary house, while renting out the larger 5 bedroom property for more income if desired. This house comprises:

Double-aspect fully fitted kitchen with gas Range and space for appliances, 6.1 x 4.3m, stable door to private garden. Door to lounge, again double-aspect with attractive Travertine floor. Stairs from the kitchen lead to a double bedroom 2.7 x 3.4m with built in wardrobe and separate built-in cupboard. Shower room incorporating large low-level doble shower, WC and wash handbasin. Heated towel rail. Mezzanine bedroom. Although open to offer a light and airy space, there is a privacy wall to separate the room from the lounge below. A double glazed window offer views over surrounding countryside.

Externally; the rear garden is laid mainly to lawn, with separate pool area, which is fenced and incorporates a small pool house for the equipment. The garden usefully leads to a small lane to allow access to the garden from the road. For those lazy summer days a covered terrace offers space for al-fresco dining. At the front of the property, to the side of the driveway there is a separate outbuilding comprising: Boiler/laundry room with central-heating boiler and plumbing for washing machine 3.6 x 5.6m. Further room with double-glazed window that could be used as an office 2.9 x 5.6m. Garage with space for a car and garden equipment. There is the possibility that this building could be converted to a further gîte, subject to permissions. The properties are presently successfully let through, Air BnB and Holiday France Direct as well as taking direct bookings from social media and a website.

En Français

Grande maison en pierre avec rénovation de haute gamme.  Chauffage central partout, double vitrage (sauf 3 fenêtres) avec revenus existants  comme maisons de vacances pour le gîte.  Située dans un hameau charmant à 20 minutes à pied du village de Chaunay 86510, proche à N10 pour travail ou pour invités en route au Midi/Nord, l'Espagne et le Portugal. La maison se compose de:

Au RDC: Cuisine partiallement meublée 31m2 avec cheminée Charentaise,  Salon 32m2 avec radiateurs et poêle à bois émaillé Godin, une chambre lumineuse avec porte qui donne sur la terrasse de 25m2.

Salle d'eau, WC,

A l'Etage: 4 chambres en plus:  23m2, 10m2, 10m2, 16m2.  Salle d'eau avec Velux.  chauffe-eau.

Dehors:  Dépendances comprenant:  chaufferie/buanderie, bureau, garage tous 76m2 en plus.

L'Extérieur:  jardin, terrasse, piscine

Gite de 66m2:Cuisine meublée 24m2, salon 20m2, à l'étage: 2 chambres 9m2 et 13m2, grande salle d'eau.

Dehors;  jardin privé avec accès à la piscine. En avant: terrasse pour poser un jacuzzi.

DPE D 194 ‘Logement’

D 34 GES


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Property details:

Property ID: IH-26389
Property Type: House + Gite
Property Status: Sale
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 3
Garage: 1
Area Size: 260 m²
Land Size: 2430
Garage Size: 40 m²
Year Built: 1850


  • 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
  • Pellet heating system
  • 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