House in CHAPONOST , Rhone , French Alps

€650,000 (HAI) £573,008**
Ref: 80233JCI69
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Lovely 4 bedroom house with secluded garden in Chaponost, 20 minutes South of Lyon.

Jon Chinn , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €650 000 (HAI)**
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Ref 80233JCI69
Town CHAPONOST
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Dept Rhone
Surface 165 M2* Plot Size 1300 M2
Bathroom 3 Bedrooms 4
Location
  • Town property
  • 50km or less to airport
  • 0-2KM to amenities
Type
  • House
  • Family Home
Features
  • Private parking
  • Mountain view
  • Mains Drains
  • High speed internet
  • Garage
  • Double glazing
  • Detached
Condition
  • Good condition
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This property, ideal for a family, is situated in a quiet residential area yet only 18 minutes by bus from Metro B station Gare d'Oullins, from where you can get to Part Dieu business area and train station in 12 minutes by metro or the CSI International School in 2 minutes by metro, then a short walk (10-15 minutes). On the ground floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, a utility room and a spacious lounge with American kitchen that have access to an outdoor terrace in front and a veranda behind the house. The second floor can be used as a games room or office and also has a bedroom with en-suite wet room and a storage room. There is a double garage, temperature-controlled wine cellar and a beautiful, well stocked garden. There is 242 m² of useable space in total.

Here are the main features of this lovely property:

• Bright and sunny house, facing East and West.
• Secluded, surrounded by fences, trees or hedges on all sides.
• Calm, situated in a quiet estate, a short walk from the bus stop but far from main roads.
• Spacious lounge-dining room with fireplace.
• American kitchen with large work surface, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, oven, induction and gas stove and extractor.
• Stone tiled floor in lounge, kitchen, corridor, bathroom, ground floor and first floor wet room and utility room.
• Wooden floor in ground floor bedrooms; carpet tiles in 2nd floor bedroom, wet room and games room.
• Veranda added at back of house in 1998, accessed from lounge and with views of the back garden.
• Wooden white shutters outside windows.
• Numerous fitted cupboards provide lots of storage space.
• Mains drainage.
• House built in 1983, 2nd floor added in 1990, then 2 ground floor bedrooms extended in 2005.
• Roof re-done in 1998.
• Intercom for remote-controlled front gates and front door.
• Alarm with movement sensor.
• Double garage with 2 separate doors; parking space for a further 3 cars on driveway.
• Low running costs: only 110 EUR per year for the management of communal areas in the estate.


The front door of the house is to the right of a sunny, East facing terrace. A remote controlled sun canopy provides shade.

On entering the house, the spacious lounge-dining room with American kitchen (55.05 m²) is straight ahead and is very bright and sunny thanks to its dual aspect. Double glass doors lead to the veranda at the back, and the terrace at the front.

A utility room is to the right of the front door, both with water access and built-in cupboards.

The double garage (25 m²) is next door, with the boiler and a water softener. There is hatch in the ceiling providing additional storage space above the garage.

Off the garage is a temperature controlled wine cellar with space for 300 bottles.

A corridor leads right from the lounge to the bathroom and WC which have a heated towel rail, drawers and cupboards on the right and bedroom 1 (11 m²) on the left. There are nice views of the back garden from here; the thermostat for the central heating is here.

There is a cupboard with shelves in the corridor before reaching bedroom 2 (20 m²) on the left. Double glass doors lead to the back garden. There are built-in cupboards here.

Bedroom 3 (23 m²) is opposite bedroom 2 and has an en-suite wet room, renovated in 2015 with Italian shower. There are built-in cupboards along one wall. There is a heated towel rail, drawers, large washbasin and WC in the wet room.
Wooden stairs opposite the front door lead up to the spacious games or TV room (22 m² of 1m80 high or more, 41 m² in total) which has 2 large velux windows, an electric heater and lots of shelves, ideal for books, DVDs or CDs. There are nice views of the back garden and the mountains from up here.

Bedroom 4 (8 m² of 1m80 high or more, 18 m² in total) is to the right and has an en-suite wet room which was renovated in 2015. There is a heated towel rail, WC and small velux window in the wet room.

At the end of the 2nd floor, beyond the bedroom is an insulated storage or dressing room (6 m² of 1m80 high or more, 24 m² in total) which has a carpeted floor.



The gardens of this property are very well stocked with flowering plants and trees. The back garden has a lawn surrounded by various trees and bushes including maples, weeping willow, camelia, tamarix, pine, olive tree (that produces olives that can be eaten) and a fruit bearing neflier tree. There is also an iron summer house, perfect for evening drinks. At the front and side of the house there are rose bushes, hibiscus, yuccas, spruce and a pomegranate tree that produces tasty fruit.

There is an automatic watering system in place for the entire garden. A gardening storage room next to the garage on the right hand side of the house is very practical. A 36m deep borehole in the back garden provides water for the garden.

There are footpaths surrounded by high hedges throughout the estate enabling residents to move around locally without meeting any cars.


Chaponost is only 20 minutes South of Lyon, either by public transport or by car. The number 11 bus reaches Gare d’Oullins in 18 minutes – the bus stop is just at the end of the road leading to the estate, about 250 metres away. From Gare d’Oullins, the metro line B goes to Gerland, convenient for the CSI International School (or it’s a 25 minute drive there from Chaponost), to Jean Macé, convenient for the main university, to Saxe Gambetta to connect with line D (Vieux Lyon, Bellecour, Vaise, Grange Blanche), to Part Dieu for the train, business area, shopping centre and airport shuttle and to Brotteaux for the fantastic Parc de la Tête d’Or. The number 12 bus also leaves from this bus stop and goes to Gare d’Oullins and St Genis Laval.

In the immediate surroundings of this house, there is an Auchan hypermarket 5 minutes by car and a Carrefour supermarket in the town centre, a short drive away. A weekly food market takes place on Sundays. There are a couple of French schools in the area. Tennis courts are just beyond the estate, accessible on foot.

Chaponost is famous for its Roman aqueduct, which is the longest in France at 7 kms.
There are lots of hiking opportunities within Chaponost and beyond in the Monts du Lyonnais, West of the town.

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