This very attractive former farmhouse, just a few minutes walk from the centre of town, has been fully refurbished to a high standard over the last 10 years yet retains many original features - original exposed stonework, beam, Charentaise chimney breast, tiled floors downstairs and wooden floors upstairs.
The house is situated on the rural edge of town close to the historic lavoir and 12th century church. Benefits from woodland views and has lovely french neighbours.
There is a walled, gated and paved, south-east facing courtyard at the front of the house with off street parking for 2/3 vehicles. Another spacious courtyard at the back with sunny aspect which is ideal for entertaining. Outside storage in both courtyards,
The ground floor has a roomy entrance hall with wooden staircase to the upper floor and glazed doors to kitchen/diner. Fully fitted kitchen with integrated electric cooker, gas hob and dishwasher, plumbed in washing machine. Bedroom and shower-room is accessed via a small vestibule.
Staircase up to the spacious landing with storage cupboards leads to a large sitting-room that has access to the upper courtyard. Also a second bedroom with en-suite comprising of Italian style tiled shower, toilet and vanity basin.
There is the possibility to extend into the large boarded loft space.
Mains gas, mains drainage, telephone, wi-fi and double-glazing throughout. Price negotiable.
Ideal house for lock up and leave , enjoying low maintenance for that easy french lifestyle.
Ruffec is a typical french market town with its twice weekly market and array of cafes, restaurants and boutiques. There is a cinema, theatre, swimming pool and picnic areas.
Train station with trains direct to Paris, Poitiers and Angouleme.
Poitiers airport 1 hour, Limoges and Bordeaux airport about 1 1/2 hours. La Rochelle and the beautiful Atlantic coast less than 2 hours away.
Price € 135,000
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,391.75
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