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Saint Amant de Bonnieure - Charente 16230 South Western France -- fiesta98@hotmail.com

by Olivier
( Australia)

Compact manicured land with maintenance free heated pool.

Compact manicured land with maintenance free heated pool.

This beautiful private country home situated among the fields of sunflowers, wheat, barley & maize fields of rural france with a large manicured garden with a heated swimming pool together with 4 bedrooms plus the master bedroom with italian shower - en suite is being offered fully furnished with top quality furniture and fittings - all in excellent condition.

SALE PRICE 239,000 EUROS -FULLY FURNISHED - Further pictures available on request.

This beautiful large but manageable property is in a quiet hamlet situated just 5 minutes drive from the village of St. Angeau which has a bar, general store and bakery and also hairdresser, pharmacy, butcher/charcuterie, two medical practices and just 10 minutes from the pretty river town of Mansle and close to towns with all major amenities.

Renovations were made to suit the owners requirements on the ground floor with beautiful terra cotta tiles used extensively as new flooring in the kitchen and dining room areas together and with oak floating floors in the lounge and master bedroom together with total waterproofing and tiling of the Roman shower in the en suite. This home is an ideal retirement / investment / holiday home.

This property is set in a very private lock up garden and large paved drive way. The house with a living area of approximately 190m2 is built on a lower level than the garden pool area.

The large but manageable garden of approximately 1286 m2, with established trees and flower beds etc, together with a courtyard BBQ area with shading trees.

Another separate fenced small plot of land measuring 25 x 30m- is suitable for visitor car parking and or gardening plots (vegetables/ flowers / fruit trees /poultry) and or storage of firewood will be included if the purchaser accepts the over all property asking price.

Extensive use of beautiful Charentaise stonework to the entrance foyer and the double feature stonework in the lounge and dining room gives an airy feeling combined with the matt cream painted ceilings and beams.
The dining room also features two stone arches with one overlooking the kitchen area and the other overlooking the lounge.
Unlike many homes in France, fly screens are fitted to all bedrooms. Central heating is installed in all rooms together with the substantial stone fireplace in the lounge. Heated towel rails are installed in both bathrooms.

The ground floor of the property is comprised of an entrance hall, large eat in kitchen with French doors to the courtyard. The living room also has French doors opening onto the courtyard, an insert fireplace which can be used as an open fire place or wood burner heats much of the ground floor. A large dining room with a 3 metre oak dining table and two sets of doors to the outside area. The large master bedroom with en suite has his and hers hand basins a large Italian shower and W.C. This bedroom overlooks views of the lush garden and pool area and can be accessed from French doors overlooking a stone archway. Another visitors toilet with a hand basin is centrally located and a boiler & pool equipment room completes the ground floor features.

On the first floor is a large carpeted landing with 3 or 4 bedrooms (or 3 bedrooms and study) all carpeted, a bathroom with a separate bath and separate shower with a vanity hand basin. The first floor W.C. has a hand basin.



. Kitchen 21.5 m2
. Dining Room 21.5 m2
. Lounge 28.5 m2
. Entrance Foyer 10 .0 m2
. Visitors Toilet 2.0 m2
. Master Bedroom 24.0 m2 En Suite Bathroom 7.0 m2 including large Italian Shower of 1.20 m X1.40 m
. Boiler Room 12.0 m2 Store room


. Landing Area 9.00m2
. Bedroom 2 12.50m2
. Bedroom 3 10.50m2
. Bedroom 4 10.50m2
. Bedroom 5 10.00m2 Office or Bedroom
. Bathroom with Bath and Separate Shower & Vanity with Hand Basin
. Toilet c/w Hand Basin.


On the 1286 m2 terrain plus the offered plot are a multitude of established trees, including Apple, Hazelnuts, Lilac, Wisteria etc.

A lovely 8 x 4 Roman Style Swimming Pool with extra wide steps has a self cleaning salt water chlorinator and an added heat exchanger to heat the pool and prolong the pools spring & summer use. The low maintenance pool comes with a solar blanket and winter cover. 4 heavy duty sun lounges compliment the paved pool area together with a durable table and 6 durable chairs.

Super Market Shopping;The river town of Mansle is the closest main shopping at 5 kms away.
Bread and minor requirements 2 kms away.

Medical and Pharmacy; 2 kms away.

Nearest Town / City: Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure 12 kms, La Rochefoucauld 17 kms, Ruffec 24 kms, Angouleme 30kms,

Schools: Junior 2 kms and Senior Schools at Chasseneuil, La Rochefoucauld, Ruffec & Angouleme

Hospitals: Ruffec, La Rochefoucauld and Angouleme.

Airports: Limoges 84 kms, Poitiers 93 kms. Bordeaux - Merignac 145 kms.

Train: Poitiers (TGV) Ruffec (TGV) Angouleme (TGV) Bordeaux (TGV) plus all local TER Service

Leisure: Chateau La Rochefoucauld , Futuroscope and La Valle des Singes near Poitiers, Canoe & Kayaking in Mansle & Ruffec,
The lake with golf course in Angouleme, The lakes "Lacs de Haute Charente" - La Rochelle - lovely coastal port with all its maritime history.
Golf courses located at Angouleme and Cognac and St. Junien near Limoges.

.CONTACT --- fiesta98@hotmail.com for further enquiries or photographs.

The owners would like to offer all quality contents which make for a fully furnished house at a reasonable price. The major valuable contents include the following and can be seen in some photographs shown here:

3 Metre Oak Dining Table with drawer at each end, together with matching oak pew and six high back dining chairs.

Leather (Italian made) lounge suite and matching ottoman.

Kitchen wooden table with wrought iron base and 4 cushioned quality cane chairs.

Queen size bed with bed head and all quality linen etc. This dream bed is 15 months old and in exceptional condition.

Television "Samsung 100 cm Smart T.V)" with Manhatten Freesat Box for U.K. Television sitting on half round table with wrought iron base.

Coffee and side tables.

Bed side tables.

30 framed quality originals and prints.

Numerous quality glasses in full sets (red wine, white wine, champagne, beer etc)

Crockery and cutlery sets together with saucepans, pots, knife sets etc, etc. Excellent condition.

Pine wardrobes, cupboards, bedside tables and drawers etc.

2 Double beds and 2 single beds complete with all bedding and bath towels as new.

All window treatments.

Refrigerator / Freezer with auto ice making and filtered water.

Bar fridge

Washing Machine.


6 quality outdoor chairs together with teak table & matching chairs

4 Sun Lounges

BBQ - 4 burner - excellent condition

Lawnmower, gardening equipment and tools etc.

Numerous other items to stay. All that is needed to live comfortably except for food. Almost all home contents were purchased new by current owner, none of the contents have ever been used by other than the current owners and so everything is in good and clean condition.


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