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A pretty 2 bedroom cottage that has been renovated by the current owners and having just a courtyard makes it an ideal holiday home. It is in a small hamlet on the edge of Aulnay, a small yet thriving town with cafes, restaurants, a busy Sunday market, outside swimming pool, tennis courts and a good social calendar for the community. The cottage comprises of 67m living space on a plot of approximately 235m Living space, 27.m Bedroom 1, 15m Bedroom 2, 14m Bathroom, 6.6m Shower/utility, 5m Outside there is a gravelled courtyard with a mature tree that adds to character to the space. An old double garage is situated in the right-hand corner of the plot again this space could be developed for alternative uses if a double garage is not required. Next to the garage is a stone built garden store. Although a small cottage the space can be adapted to meet individual needs. You enter the house via the living area with a large stone Charentaise fireplace, the current owners have placed an electric flame effect fire here but a log-burner would certainly be an efficient way to keep the cottage cosy in winter months. There is an equipped and fitted kitchen corner with a split level oven and plumbing for a dishwasher. The kitchen shares the living space with the dining area and the lounge corner. A double bedroom with an en-suite shower room is also on the ground floor; the doorway has been widened to allow for wheelchair access if required. It is possible to find alternative solutions for the space. This bedroom could be used as a study or additional lounge space with a bed settee for guests if a second bedroom is not a necessary permanent feature. Upstairs is another double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with a low level bath and an attractive Juliette balcony that overlooks the garden below. There is access to the roof space. Outside in the courtyard is a barbeque area and plenty of shade is provided by a mature tree this space is waiting to be filled with pots and flowers. The plot also has a double garage and a stone garden store. The property is ideally situated in a small hamlet less than 5 minutes from the historical market town of Aulnay and an hour from the Atlantic coast. Aulnay was originally a Roman garrison town and glimpses of its past and the archaeology can be found throughout the town. The region has a wealth of interesting places for tourists to visit, Within a fifteen minute drive is the beautiful Chateau of Dampierre, the silver mines at Melle, the rare breed donkey sanctuary at Dampierre, the Green Venice to explore via the punts, swimming and fishing lakes at Melle to name but a few. The local airports at Poitiers and La Rochelle are under a 90 minutes drive and the TGV stops at Poitiers. This house offers an ideal spot from which to enjoy and explore the region.
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