Friday, June 08, 2012

Ideal holiday home for sale privately in the Charente

Town house in sought after village with commerce, near Cognac
Private sale - €189,000

Four bedroom/two bathroom townhouse with home office & large garage
10 minutes from Cognac town centre

This 19th century house is in immaculate condition and faces onto the historic church of St Meme les Carrieres. The village has a co-op, two boulangeries, popular bar/restaurant, chemist and post office as well as water-skiing facilities, fishing lake, tennis courts and football pitch.

Ground floor:
The front door opens onto a tiled entrance hall which runs the length of the house and leads through to the courtyard garden at the rear of the house. To the left is a fully fitted kitchen with separate utility room. To the right is a large (36m2) reception room with tiled floor and exposed beams.

First floor:
The stairs rise to a large landing with fitted cupboards and three double bedrooms, all of which have beautiful wooden floorboards and two of which have exposed beam ceilings. At the far end of the landing is a slate tiled shower room and separate wc.

Second floor:
A second staircase leads to an enormous master bedroom with exposed beams and large ensuite bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc.

Courtyard garden & home office:
To the rear of the house is an attractive courtyard garden with barbecue and dining area. The home office has high speed broadband, heating and lighting.

To one side of the courtyard is a huge double height barn/garage which could easily be converted into extra accommodation.

The house has an orchard garden which is situated behind the church. The orchard is 634m2 with views over the Charente valley and contains cherry, apple, pear, walnut and hazelnut trees.

The house has mains drainage, oil central heating, was rewired in 2005 and is easy to secure as all windows have wooden shutters. The pretty market town of Jarnac is less than five minutes by car while Cognac is around 10 minutes away.

Contact: or call +33 (0)5 45 32 46 41


Caroline Lakey said...

Look beautiful ;)

Caroline Lakey said...

Looks beautiful, sorry!

Rebecca Russell said...

good luck Graham. We could find you a studio in Nice for that price But we do have the sea here ... :)

Steve Frost said...

Looks serene and peaceful. Delightful property

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