Stunning 15th Century town House in a peaceful setting situated in the heart of the small popular market town of Chasseneuil sur Bonnieure, with all amenities close by and just 25 minutes from the city of Angouleme the capital of the sunny Charente region.
This unique property with its ancient tower is full of charm and character and dates back to the 15th Century..The house has been renovated meticulously with much care and attention retaining its former glory throughout. It is on the market unfurnished but is also available fully furnished if required.The property has gas-fired central heating throughout is on mains drainage and benefits from excellent 4G internet and now fibre
The main entrance leads into the round stone tower hallway of some 10m² with a magnificent stone spiral staircase. There is a stylised cloak room and to the right is the stunning living room of some 39m ² with ancient stone floors and an impressive fireplace. The hallway also leads to the kitchen-diner of some 32m² a very practical room with breakfast bar island and dining area. There is a fitted kitchen with good range of units and large free-standing gas oven, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer and built-in electric fan oven.
Under the kitchen floor there is an ancient stone staircase leading to the wine cellar.
Through from the kitchen to the left is a further dining room of some 21m² with French doors to the courtyard.To the right is a utility room 16m² with useful storage.
The French doors lead to a lovely secluded courtyard area which includes an outside dining area. The courtyard garden has a number of lovely planted areas. There is also an area for alfresco breakfast dining which also serves as a suitable place for a bathing pool and sunbathing spot in the summer months. A doorway from the courtyard leads to the third part of the property that is suitable for renovation.
There is an open space between the properties that could be used as a versatile games area. Moving up to the first floor via the stone spiral staircase leads to two very spacious bedrooms both oozing with character very light and airy with high ceilings and original beams. The right hand bedroom of some 39m² has an ancient beautiful fireplace and the room has a lovely view of the 12th Century church in the market square. The left hand bedroom of some 31m² with a feature fireplace has an En-suite shower room of some 4m².
The spiral stone staircase continues to the second floor to a stunning cinema room of some 30m² with 12 original vintage cinema seats. To the right is a reception area of some 22m² leading to an outside covered terrace with boasts superb views. To the right of the cinema is an arts and crafts room of some 22m² with a skylight window. Back on the first floor landing to the left leads to a spacious library and office area of some 16m² with floor to ceiling bookcases to the right hand side. A hallway leads to the next spacious reception room of some 38m² with a wall of built-in wardrobes to the right hand side and a superb working stone fireplace. The ground floor bedroom suite is accessed via a staircase from the first floor of the house or by a separate entrance from the garden. The large airy bedroom of some of 29m² with another fireplace, an adjacent dressing room 11m² with a good array of shelving and hanging space.
There is a newly fitted high quality bathroom of some 14m² with a free-standing cast-iron bath and a 'Douche Italienne' again with an outstanding fireplace as a main feature.
There are further outbuildings situated a short distance down Rue Neuve. These comprise of a detached double garage and a vegetable garden.
The Charente region boasts a good climate, it is about 6 hrs drive down from the northern ports in France, the property is situated within the town with most amenities inc cinema, swimming pool, supermarkets, schools and doctors and 6 restaurants and all less than an hour from two popular airports offering discount flights to and from the UK and is an hour and half drive to Bordeaux.
Please contact us at J&S Immo for more details, French company English representatives with two decades of experience in French property sales, we are an enthusiastic established agency with our ear to the ground and here to help guide you through the purchasing process and beyond.
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65, Avenue de la République - 16260 CHASSENEUIL-SUR-BONNIEURE
0033 (0) 5-45-68-05-50 BUREAU
0033 (0) 6-17-76-75-20 PORTABLE
PRIX HONORAIRES D'AGENCE INCLUS : 449 800 euros dt Forfait d'honoraires de 4.00% - à la charge de l'acquéreur - PRIX NET VENDEUR: 432 500euros