Archingeay Country Home For Sale
Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-5
Two beautiful, secluded and peaceful 18c Charentaise farmhouse set in 2 acres of woodland garden backing onto a small stream.
Tastefully restored and renovated by its present owners. - There are 2 houses and various outbuildings nicely layed out around different courtyards. The first house (250 m2) currently a gite offers 5 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a bright and spacious living room with exposed beams and a second sitting area above at mezzanine level.
A fully equipped kitchen/dining room featuring an ancient bread oven, and a laundry room. All furniture is included in the gite. The main house, (the older farm house) comprises of a lovely traditional kitchen with seating area, beautifully thought out featuring a huge Charentaise fireplace. Next, the dining room with it's own fireplace and on to a very cosy sitting room.
The original wooden creche still survives here and the ceilings beams have a lovely pale distressed finish. Further on a study/bedroom. Upstairs from the landing to the right is a large bedroom with en suite bathroom and balcony with views out to the garden, and 3 more bedrooms, 2 with en-suite bathrooms.
All the bathrooms are spacious and bright. The outbuildings are as follows; 2 open barns, may I add that the roofs of all the buildings are new, a garage, a large wine cellar with its original wine press, an old stone garden/wood shed, a heated, saline swimming pool (11 x 5.5) with modern electrolytic filter, a covered BBQ area, all beautifully paved, 2 out door showers and a WC.
The garden boasts extensive fruit trees including cherry, plum, apple, fig, pear, hazel, peach and damson, reaching down to the stream with plenty of wild life to admire. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac this property is very quiet and private, it is part of a hamlet and the local village is 1.5 km or 20 mins walk and has an excellent boulangerie. St Jean d'Angely is about 10 minutes away and the coast can be reached in 25 mins. Easily accessed from the channel ports or by low-cost airlines to Poitiers, La Rochelle, Bordeaux and Nantes.
- Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
- Price: € 787.500
- Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-5
- Type: Villas