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House in ST BRICE , Charente , Poitou Charentes

€198,000 £168,508**
Ref: 72576LKI16
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Riverside, renovated, traditional 3 dbl bed, 2 bath, plus separate studio, walk to golf course. Exceptional views.

Louise King , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €198 000
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Ref 72576LKI16
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Dept Charente
Surface 176 M2* Plot Size 2519 M2
Bathroom 3 Bedrooms 4
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Close to golf course
  • Hamlet property
  • House
  • Country House
  • Family Home
  • Gite
  • Holiday Home
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Double glazing
  • Guest house / gite
  • High speed internet
  • Mains Drains
  • Private parking
  • Riverside
  • Excellent condition
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Rare opportunity to own a stunning riverside property, exceptional views, in a beautiful village. 3 bed, 2 bath main home, separate studio, with large terrace and, garden leading to the riverside, (private access). 8 km's to Jarnac or Cognac.
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Situated in a beautiful village, on the river Charente, minutes walk from Cognac golf course.

Externally:- Parking for five cars, private entrance to the garden, quarter of an acre, leading down to the river. Please note that you hae to cross the tiny lane to reach the large garden.

Two properties a three bedroom house, (140 m2) and a one bedroom studio, (36 m2). With garage and storage below the studio, (16 & 14 m2). Terrace and courtyard.

Three bedroom house:- Completely renovated, with double glazing throughout and bags of original features. Tiled throughout the ground floor with laminate and industrial linoleum on the first and second floors.

Enter to the left of the courtyard, through a double glazed door into an ENTRANCE HALL, (5.5 m2), with cupboard and fridge freezer, window to front. SHOWER ROOM, (2 m2), with white suite of shower, sink and toilet.

The door to FULLY FITTED KITCHEN, (12.9 m2), washing machine, built in oven, hob, extractor fan, microwave and dishwasher. Cupboard to house water heating tank. Door through to DINING ROOM, 15.8 m2), with double doors, front, and BEAMS open plan access to the LOUNGE, (21 m2), french doors opening front, FEATURE STONEWALL, open plan, wooden stairs, leading to the first floor.

LARGE LANDING/OFFICE, (15.7 m2), beams, feature bookcase and window front, L shaped CORRIDOR, (4 & 4 m2), leading to the entrance to the SECOND FLOOR, stairs up to BEDROOM 3,(14 m2), with velux and window front.
Also leading to BATHROOM, (7 m2) with toilet, hand basin and bath with shower over, tiled walls. BEDROOM 1, (14.6 m2), window front with views over the river and fitted wardrobes BEDROOM 2, (9.2 m2), and view over the river. Access to TERRACE, (29 m 2), partially covered to allow all year round enjoyment of the superb views.

THE STUDIO, with private access, has an entrance hall, to the right an area ideal for a KITCHENETTE, (5.1 m 2), with window and water. Through to either LIVING ROOM or BEDROOM, (8.6 m 2), double glazed window front, access to SHOWER ROOM, (6 m2), with shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Through to LOUNGE, (17.3 m 2), with double glazed window and fireplace. Requires a kitchen, insulation and decorating. Water and electrics are already in place.

Possibility to buy furnished.

All measurements are approximate.

If you are a golfer you will be able to walk to the course, if your not you will be able to walk to the bar and, superb, restaurant.

The region:
The Charente/Charente Maritime areas are sat in a microclimate. We are the sunniest and warmest area in France outside of the Côte d’Azur. We benefit from the brightest skies in the country. However, we still have four distinct seasons and are only a 3 hr drive from the Pyrenees, if you wish to ski.
Cognac, Jarnac, Saintes and Chateauneuf have a lot of Roman influence with amphitheatre’s etc. Cognac is, of course, we’ll know due to the amber liquid which is growing in popularity year on year.
The area is known as “Spirit Valley” (production of all the internationally known Cognac brands as well as Pineau des Charentes, wines, Grey goose vodka, Grand Mariner and other spirits and liqueurs.
The largest producer, Hennessy, has just completed two new, large, buildings one to store their products another as a factory for attaching the labels to the bottles.
Unemployment is incredibly low for rural France due to the industry, as the barrels, bottles etc are all locally produced.
As a result of this, for a small town, Cognac and the area offer a lot of services and entertainment. An Olympic sized pool is about to be completed. Sports centres, schools, conference facilities, bars and restaurants are all very high quality.
The historical centre has been maintained, with its cobbled streets and boutique shops, with a ring road around where you will find out of town shopping. Extremely popular with tourists.
Here are links to the tourist board and the wikipedia description:-,_France
Again, due to industry, we are surrounded by vineyards. Vine growing land is more valuable than building land. So if these are your neighbours then they always will be.
The river Charente traverses the towns and lends itself to water sports, walks and riverside dining.
You will also see sweet corn and sunflower fields, the area produces the popcorn for the country.

You are well placed for transport. There are train stations in Cognac, Jarnac and Chateauneuf, all of which connect to Angouleme with the TGV and new fast track, (LGV), where you are able to reach Paris in 1h30.
La Rochelle and Bordeaux airports are within an hour and a quarter. Ryan air flies to Stansted, all year, from La Rochelle. Bordeaux is an international airport and an Easyjet hub. We flew to Barcelona from there recently.
The coast is an hour and fifteen away and the Pyrenees and Spanish border are 3.5 hours drive.
St Malo is a 4.5-5 hr drive with overnight, and daytime ferries to the U.K.

PROPERTY PRICES.:-The peak for prices was 2006, since which prices continued to drop until last year. This region was one of the first to begin to recover. Prices are predicted to rise, within the next few years, as the fast travel time for Paris will attract more second homeowners.
A lot of our clients organise their own itinerary which can lead to hours spent travelling around the French countryside getting, lost, hot and tired.
By allowing me to organise your itinerary we can ensure that you do not have any of these problems. I collect you from the hotel and drive you to properties allowing me to discuss the areas with you and you to sit back and enjoy the experience.
The maximum properties that I would advise you to view are six a day, otherwise, they all merge into one. I also, strongly, advise on a few days holiday, in between, viewings to relax and discover the area. Leaving the last day clear for second visits, to properties that you particularly like.

We at Leggett have a team in place to guide you through every part of the buying process and beyond to helping you with the utility contracts, recommending local builders, restaurants etc.
All you need to do is find a house that you like, everything else is taken care of for you. Our fees are included in the property price.

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