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Former Train Station, Now A Lovely House EUR199,000

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140 m²
Plot Size
12,000 m²
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A rare chance to acquire an historic building located in the north of the Deux Sevres near to the village of Clesse, where there are shops and services. 15 minutes south of the town of Bressuire, where there are all shops and services.

The property is a former railway station standing in its own grounds of over 1.2 Hectares.

The former railway line has been transformed into a path for walkers and cyclists through the attractive Bocage countryside. The main house has excellent potential for chambre d'hotes as there are 2 self-contained suites on the first floor. Within the grounds are 2 large outbuildings which have potential to be converted. Many of the character signs have been retained. The property is secluded but not isolated and is offered in good condition.

Ground floor: Entrance hall into spacious lounge and dining room in the former station hallway and the fitted kitchen which was the old ticket office.

Ground floor master bedroom with en suite bathroom. Stairway to cellars.

First floor: landing. There are 6 rooms on the first floor with a central corridor with 3 rooms on each side. These have been set up as guest suites with a kitchen, sitting room and bedroom with en suite shower room on each side of the corridor.

There is also attic space that has been part converted into a study.

The old platform is now a terrace with fish pond. There is a large barn to one side of the house with a further outbuilding beyond.

Estimated Notary fees 16,915 euros.

Area (details):

Living area 140 m2 approx.

Living room 27 m2 approx.

Kitchen / Dining room (1st floor) (7 m2)

Kitchen / Dining room (1st floor) (10 m2)

Lounge (1st floor) (12 m2)

Bedroom 3 (1st floor) (11 m2)

Landing (1st floor)

Lounge (1st floor) (12 m2)

kitchen (ground floor) (15 m2)

Bedroom 1 (ground floor) (10 m2)

Lounge (ground floor) (27 m2)

Bath room (ground floor)

Entrance (ground floor)

Dining room (ground floor) (10 m2)

Bedroom 2 (ground floor) (11 m2)

Features: Attic conversion possible, B&B Potential, Garden with trees, Original features, Parking, Quiet area, Rural location, parking space, garage, garden, terrace, Fitted kitchen, fireplace, Outbuilding(s), cellar.

The department of Deux Sevres is in the Poitou-Charentes region, in the western part of France below the Pays de la Loire region. In recent times this department has become an ever popular destination for French property buyers. Prices are still reasonable and one cannot help being seduced by the diverse cultural heritage, delicious local cuisine, seafood and of course the lovely rolling countryside.

Deux Sevres has a very mild climate, similar to that of Aquitaine and the Poitou-Charentes region, it is the second sunniest region of France where people adopt a relaxed, simple way of life ideal for holidays and leisure activities.

The transport links are very good too, with five international airports, the TGV (high speed train) in Niort can reach Paris in 2 hours, to Bordeaux in 1hrs 30mins and Toulouse in 4hrs 30mins. Good motorway links to Bordeaux, Nantes, Tours and Paris make it a great location.

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