Jarnac Country Home For Sale
Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-15
This Maison Bourgeoise portrays pure style and elegance, completed in 1895 and located in a village with shops, restaurants and schools, with it's own wooded park, aging Cognac "chai" and various outbuildings. -
On walking through the front doors you enter an era of Venetian Palladian glamour. An impressive entrance hall, with a large stone staircase, colonnades and polished marble and granite floor, lit by a large stained glass window and serving 4 large reception rooms with lovely old wooden paneling, period ceiling cornicing, fireplaces of marble and beautiful oak floors. All in excellent condition.
To the left, the living area communicates via two double doors with a smaller room. To the right, the dining room communicates with a smoking-room with two double doors, part of a retractable partition, which makes it possible to open the two rooms up into a large reception area measuring 15m x 5m.
There are two other entrances, including one communicating with the interior courtyard; allowing access to the cellar and also to the 1st floor by means of an oak stairway. The second entrance gives access to the kitchen and also to the various outbuildings and a garage for 3-4 cars) The kitchen is vast, there is a preparation/storage area and the cooking facilities to go in an old stove alcove (with an ancient beam). There is also an area for a breakfast table and further on, one can reach the servants quarters and the garage (parking for 4 cars).
Shower room and wc. The first floor comprises of 4 bedrooms; - a bedroom with a large balcony to the garden, a bathroom with shower, bidet, washbasin and toilet - a bedroom with two windows looking on the garden with bathroom, toilet and two dressing rooms - a bedroom looking over the courtyard with small bathroom. - a bedroom communicating with a dressing room and with the other large bathroom room.
On the side of the service stairway, there is a toilet and a vast attic where laundry was once hung. The second floor is accessed via a wooden staircase, there are 5 further bedrooms and an attic. There is a separate toilet and the bathroom connected with two of the bedrooms. Vaulted cellars cover the whole footprint of the house and are divided into several rooms, including the boiler room. The various outbuildings include; service areas, garage, a stable and a wine/eau de vie aging warehouse (chai).
The interior courtyard is entirely cobbled and communicates with the service buildings as well as having an independent additional gateway to the road. All the outbuildings and cellar are in good order and have been cleaned. The gardens hold a variety of mature trees and three old iron gates serve the house and the gardens.
- Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
- Price: € 689.000
- Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-15
- Type: Villas