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(16) Charente

Charming petit Chateau for sale


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 0.72 ha

Reference: E6-6465
£ 794,051
$ 1,024,428

For sale: A charming petit chateau In the Charente, just over the border from the Dordogne, a quarter of an hour from Angouleme, and half an hour from the international golf course at Prèze, in the heart of a small picturesque village with most of life's essential services, This is a delightful 15-18th Century house with 430m2 of living space and a round tower to one side. Overall there is 536m2 ,as there is also a Guest House of 106m2, an adjoining barn of 6.8 x 8.5 metres with a cobble stone floor, a theatre, also adjoining of 6.5 x 16.5 metres, a detached barn, 5.5m x 18.6m, a garage, 3.6 x 10.6m and finally, a lovely salt water swimming pool with automatic cover of 6 x 13 metres together with a pool house with W.C. and covered terrace of 4.4 x 5 metres.

This property is set in 0.72 of a hectare of entirely walled park with a courtyard and formal garden with a small pigeonnier, a meadow and entrance through a rather grand 15th century gateway. There are rain water cisterns in the courtyard.

The accommodation of the Manoir consists of:
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, 38m², with fine staircase leading upstairs and terra cotta floor tiles, smokehouse, 5.8m x 6.8m, with grand 15th century fireplace and old wooden floorboards, sitting room, 5.9m x 6.2m, with stone 17th century fireplace and lovely old oak floorboards, dining room, 4.4m x 5.3m, with plenty of fitted cupbaords, fine woodwork and lovely old oak floorboards, main salon, 6.5m x 7.6m, with big stone fireplace, terra cotta floor tiles and French windows opening onto the courtyard, fitted Miele kitchen 4.6m x 6m, tiled floor, Boiler room, Separate W.C.

First Floor; Landing 4.9m x 6.5m with terra cotta floor tiles, master bedroom, 6m x 6.2m, with stone fireplace and lovely chestnut floorboards, office, 5.9m x 6.7m, leading on from the master bedroom, with small stone fireplace and lovely chestnut floorboardand then five bedrooms and two bathrooms, bedroom 3.7m x 5.7m, bedroom 4.1m x 4.2m, bedroom 3.2m x 3.5m, bedroom 2.8m x 5.1m, bedroom 3.2m x 4.6m and Bathroom 1, 2.2m x 3.2m. Bathroom 2, 1.8m x 2.1m Sep. W.C.

Guest House: Ground Floor: Entrance hall. 2.5 x 2.8m with flagstone floor, Kitchen/dining room, 4.1 x 6.5m leading on from the entrance with flagstone floor and French windows opening onto the garden. Cloakroom 2.2 x 2.8 metres. Bedroom 3 m x 3.4m with flagstone floor.
Separate W.C.

First Floor; Access corridor 1.3 x 5.5m with built in shelving units. Bedroom 2.8 x 3.3m Bedroom 3 x 3.1m, Bedroom 3 x 4.1m
Bedroom 3 x 3.3m, Bathroom 1.6 x 2 metres. , Separate W.C.
All the bedrooms have pine floors and built in shelving units.

Centrally heated throughout, fuelled by a heat pump with assisitance form a mains gas Viessman boiler
Hot water fuelled by solar panels
Mains drainage.

Comments; A charming set of buildings with room to accomodate a number of people!