At the very beginning of a series of small hamlets in the Haute Vienne sits this unique 3 bedroom chalet house which is exceptionally pleasing to the eye and the pocket; as it has been extremely well insulated making it very economical all year round. The house is surrounded by just under 5 acres of good grazing land, giving the owner complete privacy; with tree lined edges and is positioned in such a way to benefit from amazing sunset views.
The village of Bussiere Poitevine is only 6kms away where you will find daily supplies (two general stores, butcher, baker, newsagent, pharmacy, garage, two petrol stations, medical centre, cafe/bar, restaurant, DIY outlet, bank, post office and a primary school) Drive another 10 - 20 minutes either way and you will find the towns of Bellac, Le Dorat, L'Isle Jourdain, Montmorillon and Lussac Les Chateaux, you have plenty of choice in this location.
The international airports at Limoges, and Poitiers for daily flights to several UK destinations are both just under one hour away. The nearest train stations are Lussac Les Chateaux and Le Dorat; both around 15 minutes; with train links to Limoges and Poitiers; the latter providing cross platform TGV connections to Paris, Bordeaux and other French cities plus Brussels and London (via Lille).
The current owners bought the property in 2011 and has brought it up to its current standard today, investing in new insulation, electrics, and balconies; together with a garage; but it still has some scope for you to put you own mark on it. To one side of the house in an underground cave; which is exceptionally efficient at keeping those special wines at the right temperature all year round!
The house benefits from mains electricity and water; drainage is to septic tank, it is double glazed. The electrics and the roof are in good condition. Heating is a wood burning fire on the ground floor; which is exceptionally efficient due to the high level of insulation in the property. Broadband is available.
Covered Terrace leading to........
Day Room - 4.5 x 3m with tiled floor and double doors to terrace.
Shower Room - 1 x 2.5m with walk in shower and W.C.
Utility - 3 x 2.5m with tiled floor, fitted wall & floor kitchen units, plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel sink and step leading to......
Kitchen - 2 x 2.5m with wood floor, wall & floor kitchen units, integrated oven with hob and 2 seat breakfast area; with window overlooking back of property.
Main Lounge - 7 x 5.5m (narrowing to 4m), with wood floor, window to side of property; large French doors to back terrace of house and a magnificent central galleried area.
Bathroom - 2 x 2m with shower, hand basin & WC.
Bedroom 1 - 4 x 2.8m with window to front of property
Mezzanine Area - 68m2 in total with doors to upper terrace at the back of the house; perfect for watching those sunsets!
Bedroom 2 - 5.5 x 2.3m with window to front of house
Corridor - 5 x .9m leading to.....
Bedroom 3 - 5.5 x 2.3m with window to front of house.
Mature garden is largely set to lawn
Ground Floor Back Terrace to the house, great for al-fresco dining.
First Floor Balcony; again to the back of the house to maximise on the sunsets.
Orchard - with olives, chestnuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, grapes, figs, peach, apricot, nectarine, cherry, apple, pear, plum damson, quince, as well as gooseberries, raspberries and blue berries.
To the opposite side of the house is a trellised seating area, and next to it a raised bed for vegetables and a cold frame.
A small building protects the entrance to an underground cellar/cave perfect for wine and preserves.
Garage to the right of the house.