Elegant "maison bourgoise" with pool and tennis court in the heart of town
This large and attractive detached property with 5 bedrooms, a heated pool and a tennis court is in the heart of town within easy walking distance of the shops, restaurants and the river Charente. location
A flight of stone steps rises to the front door which opens to the entrance hall (14m2) with herringbone parquet flooring. This same attractive parquet flooring is continued in all the ground floor reception rooms.
To the right of the hall a pair of doors opens to the dual-aspect sitting room (34m2). with lovely views over the garden. To the rear of the sitting room a pair of doors opens to the games room (22m2) with part-panelled walls. To one side there is a door opening back to the entrance hall and to the far side a door opens to the office (13m2) with a pretty marble fireplace. Another door from the office opens back to the entrance hall.
To the left of the entrance hall a pair of doors opens to the dual-aspect dining room (27m2) with views over the garden. To the back of this room a door opens to a large kitchen (25m2) with tiled floor and a range of fitted kitchen unit. From the kitchen there is a door leading back to the entrance hall and a door that opens to the garden.
Off the hall there is a ground floor WC.
A wooden staircase rises from the hall to the first floor landing, off which are five double bedrooms (31m2, 18m2, 18m2, 18m2 and 15m2). Also off the landing are two large bathrooms (each with bath, wash-basins and WC).
A flight of stairs leads down from the kitchen to the extensive cellars comprising a number of rooms including a laundry room and a boiler room.
The house sits on a level plot of 5946m2. To the front a drive sweeps from the road to the house through an attractive garden laid to lawn with a pond and a number of mature specimen trees.
To the rear of the house there is a terrace next to the summerhouse (49m2) which makes a great entertaining space as there is a kitchen area. Attached to this is the garage.
Beyond this is the fenced and heated swimming pool (12m x 6m). Behind the pool there is more lawn and a fenced tennis court.
This is a very attractive property in a great location. Set in its park-like gardens filled with mature trees and shrubs it is easy to forget that all of the facilities of this popular riverside market town are all within walking distance.