Pretty Charentaise house
Ideal for horse lovers
This pretty charentaise country house with stables is located just 1.5km from village amenities, has spacious outbuildings and is set on 1.5 acres of gardens and land with an equestrian centre just down the lane.
The central hallway (10.5 sq metres) indicates the traditional style of this property, with its tiled floor and revealed stonewall, the house combines well traditional architecture and more modern comforts. To the left of the hall is the dining room (28.5 sq metres) once again with tiled floors and revealed beams. There is also a large stone fireplace with a handsome wood-burning stove.
A door leads from the dining room to the modern equipped kitchen (11.5 sq metres), which has a rare traditional, square-stone cobbled floor. From here there is also access to the utility / boiler room (11 sq metres) which leads on to a WC and wine cellar. To the right of the hallway is the sitting room (30.5 sq metres) with varnished wood floors, exposed beams and a second stone fireplace.
The stairs rise to the first floor landing (21 sq metres) which could easily accommodate a mezzanine office space. From this central point all three bedrooms are located (31, 20.5 and 20 sq metres), all three are carpeted and two benefit from fitted wardrobes and garden views. The bathroom has a bath, shower and vanity unit and there is a separate WC.
Beside the house is a large, two storey barn and to the end of the entrance courtyard is a second detached barn, currently both used as garaging for a collection of classic cars. Directly opposite the house is a area of mature garden, with many charming features, and behind the detached barn is the main area of flat, pasture land ideal for many, varied uses.
The property is located just 1.5km outside the village of St Sornin, which has a small Casino supermarket, boulangerie and bar, there is also an equestrian centre 250m away. A little further afield is La Rochefoucauld (7km) with its full complement of town facilities, and at 15km there is an 18-hole golf course. Angouleme with is airport and TGV links to Paris and beyond are just 30 minutes' drive away.