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Individually designed house with gite, which benefits from new specifications of insulation, situated in a large garden surrounded by fields and mature trees on the edge of a popular village in the Charente Maritime. A unique opportunity to own a modern home, with interesting features, plus the possibility to develop a gite business or create a spacious family home. Set in a plot of 3520m, there is planning permission and plans available for an in-ground pool, garage and car port plus an additional cottage if required. All the windows are double glazed, with wooden shutters and the ground floor has natural stone tiles throughout. The property comprises of a covered entrance 9.39m Separate WC 2m Laundry 3m Spacious kitchen/diner 44.68m, (kitchen to be selected); with windows looking out on the rear garden and the fields. A door from the kitchen leads into the spacious lounge, 37.36m, with a free standing Invicta 12 kw, log burner, French windows leading into the garden. Oak stairs take you from the hall to the first floor ensuite - bedroom 40.5m with a 12m covered balcony, a great place to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or an evening drink whilst taking in the countryside views or night sky. A door separates the house from the gite which comprises of Fitted kitchen 12m Lounge diner, 17.2m, with French windows leading on to the terrace Bedroom 1, 11.5m, Shower room and WC. Bedroom 2, 9m Bedroom 3/study, 6m The current owner has incorporated small pieces of ancient furniture into washstands that blend well with the modern, stone tiles, giving a very individual style to the bathrooms. Due to the new build the drainage, electrics and building works have been checked and signed off as conforming to current standards, giving a new owner complete peace of mind, winter warmth is economically maintained with the mixture of wood and electric heating. The design of the property will enable a couple to have total privacy whilst having a gite business yet it is very easy to open up the house into a family home for those days when relatives and friends decide to visit. The neutral dcor enables a new owner to arrive and enjoy the house but offers the opportunity to easily adapt a colour scheme and create individuality. The property is on the edge of a village with a local shop, popular restaurant/bar, within easy access of schools and the wider commerce and services of the towns of St Jean DAngely and Aulnay. The cosmopolitan town of Saintes, with interesting shops, hypermarkets and cultural sites is within a 30 minute drive and Cognac is 45 minutes away. The Atlantic coast and beaches are easily accessed via good roads, within a 75 minutes drive. The area is served by local airports at Poitiers, La Rochelle and Bordeaux and there is a train station at St Jean DAngely giving access to the TGV trains at Poitiers. The region is very popular with national and international tourists.
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