This truly stunning home was constructed 2009, individually designed by the current owner with an emphasis on open plan living, offering light filled and spacious rooms throughout. It has a high quality finish and is ready to use with no work required. With 4 double bedrooms including a master bathroom and two en-suite, the property is ideal for use as a high quality full-time residence or fabulous lock-up and go holiday home. Under-floor heating, air conditioning and a in-built vacuum system are also included. Set in grounds and gardens of more that 3500m2, with three terraces offering distant views of the surrounding valley and countryside, there is ample scope and space for a pool to be installed (Stp). A large driveway and double garage will accommodate several cars and a caravan or camping car.
Set in a peaceful lane in a quiet but not isolated hamlet, the house is just 1 mile up the hill from the village of Mouilleron en Pareds where you will find banks, pharmacy, boulangerie, mini supermarket, a couple of bars and a restaurant. The house is 15 mins drive from Chantonnay and La Chataigneraie and 20 mins from Fontenay le Comte, offering all services, Doctors, hospitals, hyper markets, restaurants and weekly outdoor markets.
The historic town of Pouzauges, set high on a hill with chateau, can be viewed from the front terrace and has an array of shops, supermarkets, restaurants (20 mins).. The medevial village of Bazoges en Pareds i6 miles) has small castle and is host to lots of summer time events including jousting, open air theatre and jazz music events, all set in walled herb gardens. Lac Rochereau, a huge lake with summertime beach, boating, canoeing, swimming, fishing, walks and picnic spots is a 9 mile drive from the house.
Access to and from England is easy with options including year round low cost flights to La Rochelle, Poitiers or Nantes (1,15 hr) and the Tgv from Paris and the South of France. The closest ferry ports are St Malo (3 hrs), Caen (3.5 hrs) and Roscoff (4.5 hrs) while the tunnel is approximately 7 hrs
Entrance Hall: Approx. 10M2 with wood floor, stairs to the first floor and coat hanging space and under floor heating.
Cloak Room: Approx. 2.8M2 with tile floor, wash hand basin and low level dual flush Wc. Under floor heating.
Double En-Suite Guest Bedroom: A large and light ground floor double bedroom with front aspect window and en-suite shower room comprising of a shower, wash hand basin and low level Wc with tile floor. Under floor heating throughout
Open Plan Living room / Dining room & Kitchen: Spacious room designed to maximise light and the views over the gardens and countryside beyond with dual aspect patio doors opening directly to the terraces. There is ample space for a large family dining table and chairs and the room benefits from having under floor heating plus air conditioning for the hot summer months. The kitchen area measures approx. 14M2 with a good selection of high quality lemon fronted soft close doors and drawers units with granite work surface over, De Dietrich induction hob, with triple panel brushed chrome extractor hood and down lighting over, De Deietrich double oven, space for an American fridge freezer, Miele dishwasher, wood floor and air conditioning. The Lounge Area: Set off the main room is approx. 16M2 with a garden aspect and far reaching views and further French doors leading directly to the terraces.
Utility Room: With door to the garden, further storage and space with plumbing for a washing machine, tile floor and housing for the central vac system.
1st floor Landing – with wood floor & doors to all rooms.
Master Bedroom Suite: A wonderful room with patio doors leading directly to a roof terrace of approx. 25M2 afforded a good degree of privacy and with far reaching views – perfect for an early morning croissant and coffee. The bedroom itself measures 18m2 and has a real wood floor with arched opening to:
Dressing Room: Approx. 7.5M2 with full height hanging, built-in shelving and storage both sides
En-Suite Shower Room: With wash hand basin, low level Wc, over-sized chrome & glass screened walk-in shower with thermostatic control, tile walls and tile flooring plus electric towel rail and heater.
Family Bathroom: Approx. 8M2 with low level Wc, bath with Grohe mixer taps and shower fitting, wash hand basin, tile flooring and electric towel heater.
Double Bedroom 3: Approx. 14M2 with dual aspect garden views, wood floor and built-in storage.
Double Bedroom 4: Approx. 10M2 with garden aspect and wood flooring.
Gardens & Garage
The property rests on a plot of more than 3500m2, mainly laid to lawn with establishing hedging and shrubbery, flower beds with ample space for the installation of a pool (Stp) and with room for a vegetable garden. Access to the property is off a small lane with no passing traffic. The gravel drive has parking for several cars that would also accommodate a caravan or camping car. A double garage with light and power provides further parking and garden equipment storage.
To the rear of the home is a covered dining terrace and further sun terrace – ideal for relaxing and enjoying the magnificent views that stretch all the way to Pouzauges in the distance.
The home benefits from:
Conforming Fosse sanitation
Remainder of 10 year builder warranty
Under floor heating
Oak flooring throughout
Bose surround sound system wiring
Double Glazed throughout
Air Conditioning to the main downstairs room
Electric shutters on most windows with roll down on the remainder
Price € 399,750
Price / sq metre: €/m² 2,498.44
Number of mandate: 500471
Professional property listing
Agency: ARB French Property