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Spacious country house with indepedent apartment EUR497,369

Price
EUR497,369
City/Town/Village
Orival 
Department
Charente 
Region
Poitou-Charentes 
Bedrooms
Plot Size
7,606 m²
Agency Ref Number
Property Ref: CIC-2760 
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Spacious country house with indepedent apartment

A stunning 18th century former Master's House set in magnificent park-like gardens affording complete privacy.
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Arranged over 3 floors, the accommodation provides flexibility. As well as a master suite, huge drawing Room, cloistered dining room, sitting room and 5 further bedrooms, there is a self-contained apartment. Outside the park-like grounds are approached via a gated and tree-lined drive and there is a 12m x 6m swimming pool.

GROUND FLOOR
The huge, almost baronial drawing room with gallery and stone fireplace is the main feature of the ground floor with 2 sets of glazed doors leading to the grounds.Another door leads to a hall giving access to the guest suite, a further bedroom, cellar and the self-contained apartment which has a bedroom with en-suite shower room and separate sitting room with kitchen area that has French doors to grounds.

UPPER FLOOR
The main entrance with iron-studded front foor leads to The cloistered dining room which is open-plan to the sitting room which features a stone fireplace and in turn leads to the gallery. The kitchen is accessed from the sitting room and there is a door with stone steps leading to the gardens. The master bedroom is accessed from both the gallery and the dining room< and has an en-suite shower room. There is also a cloakroom.

FIRST FLOOR
A turning staircase leads to the first floor landing, off which are two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a huge room where beams restrict
some of the height in places but this room has a dressing area / nursery room and en-suite bathroom

PROPERTY FACT FILE
The celebrated Turner Prize winning artist, Richard Long stayed at the property. Whilst there, he composed an original artwork on the wall of the sitting room.

OUTSIDE
The park-like grounds extend to nearly 2 acres (7600sqm) and offer easy maintenance and are mainly laid to level lawns punctuated with inset flowerbeds being well-stocked with a variety of shrubs, plants and specimen trees.

The 12m x 6m in-ground swimming pool with built-in steps is situated in a secluded corner and is surrounded by a terrace for sunbathing.

There is also a covered outside kitchen with barbecue and stone fireplace,perfect for al-fresco dining and entertaining.

There is a Barn (10m x 10m) in excellent condition with French doors. Further barn used as wood-store and separate bread oven

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