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This is a charming, traditional Charantaise maison, sympathetically renovated to a high standard, set alongside the picturesque forest at Aulnay, close to the cosmopolitan towns of Saint Jean DAngely and Saintes. The property is fully equipped and furnished, ready for you to move straight in and escape from the stress of everyday life. It is a single-story cottage which could be developed into further, personal accommodation or you could take advantage of the established gite business. Accommodation 33.4m Open-plan living space, including a lounge area, a dining area and a modern, equipped kitchen. This room is brimming with character features including revealed stonework walls, original stone fireplace (with wood-burner), a vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams. 25.7m Double bedroom with a velux window and tiled floor. A modern 3.52m shower room with toilet and sink, exposed stone walls and a tiled floor makes up the en-suite. A second shower room and toilet is accessible from the outside patio, this is perfect for use in the summer when using the above ground pool. There is also a utility room equipped with washing machine and a freezer. 35.4m Garage which is currently used for storage and as a games room, this could be adapted into further bedrooms. There is a drive way comfortably fitting three cars in the private, completely enclosed garden with a patio, veranda and unrestricted views across the fields. Coming from the road, through the hamlet of La Foye, this completely renovated stone cottage is picture-perfect. Restoration work including rewiring, plumbing, electric heating and a new fosse-septique were completed in 2003. The house price includes all furniture and fittings (down to the kitchen utensils and the bed linen!), the majority of this was new in 2004. This means it is perfect for renting out or for your holiday home, as everything is ready to go! The above ground pool was installed in 2006 and the store beside the pool houses all the necessary pool equipment and pool filtration. In the past the property has been successfully let as a gite with at least 12 weeks booked per year, accommodating up to four people. All previous marketing tools are available if required, including website, web advertising, credit card payment system, property management (lawn mowing, pool cleaning, basic maintenance, etc.) and automated client services. Entering the cottage you can appreciate the high standard of renovation carried out on the property, with beautifully revealed stonework walls, an airy, vaulted ceiling with fantastic exposed oak beams. There is an original stone fireplace containing a wood-burning stove, which reflects the traditional character of this charming house. The floor throughout the property is tiled. The equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area are all located in one large (33.4m), open-plan living area. The kitchen area is fitted with wall and floor units and contains a gas oven, fridge, microwave and other kitchen utensils. Going into the 25.7m double bedroom, you see it has a velux window and is already furnished with twin, electronically adjustable beds, dressing table and a double wardrobe. The en-suite has a modern shower complete with white sink and toilet. The utility room has a washing machine and freezer, out of the way of the main living space. There is a second shower room off the patio, equipped with shower, toilet and sink. This currently only has access to cold water, but this is perfectly suitable for use in the summer after using the swimming pool. The pretty garden is completely enclosed and private, offering unrestricted views across the countryside. A veranda and patio provide an ideal shady space for outside dining, but this area also has potential to be developed into an extra bedroom, incorporating the existing shower-room. The large (35.4m) garage currently serves as a storage area and as a games room. The garage is attached to the cottage and has the potential to be developed into 2 more bedrooms.
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