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Pretty stone cottage with outbuildings near Aubeterre sur Dronne.
A picture-perfect 4-bedroom stone house for sale with all the character and charm you need - beams, beautiful garden, mature trees, countryside views and situated in a quiet hamlet a few minutes' drive from Aubeterre sur Dronne, and the market town of Chalais in the other direction.
The property is spread over three floors with the ground level housing the large kitchen / dining room and across the hallway an equally spacious sitting room - both these rooms have lovely charentaise fireplaces. Upstairs there are three bedrooms Nb there are low beams in the two larger rooms. On the lower ground floor there is a further bedroom, bathroom, boiler room and a shower room to renovate. Also included : a cellar, attached barn plus another separate barn with a couple of rooms which will convert easily into guest accommodation if required. Outside there is a self-sufficiency feel with fruit trees, herb gardens and areas set aside for vegetable growing.
About Aubeterre sur Dronne:
In South West Charente, on the border of the Dordogne, sits Aubeterre Sur Dronne, one of the prettiest villages in France. This popular village is built on a hillside with winding ancient streets and alleyways which lead you to a shady tree filled square in the centre with a choice of restaurants, shops and Sunday market. A popular destination is the underground monolithic church. On the outskirts a lively river beach with restaurant in the summer months.
About our area:
With its beautiful rolling countryside the south Charente has become a popular and sought after destination. The climate in summer is warm and pleasant. The riverside beaches at Aubeterre sur Dronne, Saint Aulaye and Brossac (lake) become havens for those looking to cool off and enjoy the sunshine beside the water.
Predominately an agricultural area, the countryside changes colour with the seasons showcasing the greens and golds of winter wheat and of the course the bright yellow of the famous sunflowers.
Access to the Charente is very easy from the Uk with low cost flights being available from various airports to Bordeaux, Bergerac, Limoges, La Rochelle and Poitiers. Driving from the Channel Ports is between 5-9 hours.
The capital of the Charente, Angouleme, is about 40minutes drive from Chalais and the beautiful Unesco World Heritage city of Bordeaux, with more protected buildings than any other French city except Paris, is only 1.5 hours away. Cognac, Saint Emilion and the Atlantic coast also make good day trips. For those who wish to ski, the Pyrenees are 4 hours away and the Alps are about 6 hours drive.
What we offer:
Our agency has been established since 1990, successfully assisting English speaking buyers in the process of property purchase in France. We will accompany you along the way and include a Free English version of the compromis de vente when you buy French property through our agency (ask for more details). Please feel free to call or email us about this property or to discuss your French property search requirements.
Prices shown include agency fees. Notaires fees are extra budget 6-10%
120 m² of habitable surface (1292 sqFt)
2867 m² of land (30860 sqFt)
good structural condition
Agency fees included: 6.45% of price
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Number of mandate: 703306
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Agency: Euro Immobilier Chalais