House for Sale in South Deux Sèvres – 6k from Lezay

The perfect home in France for those who are interested in cycling or walking in a safe and friendly environment

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Renovated ‘Longère’ house in a small French hamlet on a feeder route of the world famous Pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostelle in northern Spain.

The area is rich in birdlife with many species not found in the UK. There is an abundance of Harriers, Eagle Owls and Buzzards, plus summer visitors such as the Hoopoe, Swallow and Golden Oriole, to name but a few.

The surrounding area has lots of safe walks and is the perfect location for all types of cycling thanks to the very low traffic density in this region.

The area is also rich in history, dating back to Eleanor of Aquitaine and her sons Richard and John. The Black Prince defeated the Moors near Poitiers, and there are many remains of the Templers and the Knights Hospitalers. There are Roman remains at Rom, Sanxay, Bagnault and Exoudun just a short drive from the house.

Entrance - through double glazed front door to a useful open area extending the full height of the house, with oak beams and a 'Velux' type roof window creating a lot of natural light. Two radiators, staircase to first floor with under stairs storage cupboard. Electric power points.


Large kitchen/diner - situated to your left as you enter the house. Large double-glazed south facing widow, fully fitted kitchen units, plumbing for a dish washer and washing machine, with power points for fridge and upright freezer. Single drainer sink unit under the double glazed kitchen window. A Watson oil fired cooker situated in a Charentaise fireplace, used in the winter months, also heats five radiators and the heated towel rail in the master suite.


There is also space for a summer range cooker (own specific power point). Bottled gas for the hob. There is a fitted hob extraction unit venting to the outside of the house. The dining area is large and easily accommodates our three metre table with eight chairs. Several electrical power points and extra unit lights. The entire ground floor area is fully tiled and covers 52sq. metres.

 

Lounge - accessed through a shaped wooden door. Chestnut wood flooring, Godin wood burning stove, floor to ceiling solid wood bookcase and another large double-glazed south facing window.

One radiator, telephone point, T.V. point from free-to-air, double-headed satellite dish. Several electric power points. Size: 23 sq.metres.

 

 

Wooden staircase from entrance area leads to the first floor landing with Light oak laminate flooring.

 

First Floor...

Family Bathroom - with part tiled walls, cork tiled floor, bath with mixer tap and shower screen, toilet, vanity unit with basin, wall mirror and shaver point, wall mounted heater. Small opening wood framed window with obscure glass.

First double bedroom - with carpet tile flooring, power points and wall mounted heater. Size: 9 sq.metres.

Second double bedroom - with carpet tile flooring, wall mounted heater, telephone point, internet connection and several electrical power points. Small opening wood framed window. Size: 8.8 sq.metres.


Master bedroom
- Continuation of light oak laminate flooring. This large (size: 22.5 sq.metres bedroom), has ample space for a queen-size bed plus seating area and TV with feed from the double-headed satellite dish. There is one radiator and several electric points, plus an oriel widow which overlooks the open entrance area adding more light.

In addition to this floor space is the walk-in wardrobe and on-suite fully tiled shower room, shower cubicle (tiled) with glass door, toilet, bidet and basin atop a wood and sea-grass cupboard unit.

There is a heated towel rail, built-in cupboard housing Steatite hot water cylinder, and shelving.

 

The beautiful south facing front garden, with trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants, includes a large gravelled area more than adequate for two cars.

The rear garden area has a gravelled section with rotary clothes line and a BBQ. A large underground ‘citern’ is used to collect rain water for use on the flower beds and hanging baskets. There is a pergola with three Kiwi plants which gives added shade during the hot summers.

The large barn can accommodate several cars and equipment, and includes a section currently used as a wood store. It also houses the 1000 litre tank for fuel oil which runs the Watson Cooker.

 

 

All sizes are approximate

 

For further details, email HERE
Or call +33 (0)5 49 29 47 05
 

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