4 bedroom House
Agent's Reference: 10076
Foremost's Reference: 1424004_10076
Charming and unique detached family house, built in 1928 and originally owned by the Mayor of the village. The house is situated in a small village with a Church, Marie’s office and a local Bar. Just 1 mile south of the Pays de la Loire (49) border and just over one mile from the village of Cersay (79) which has an established shop/post office, bakery, hairdressing salon, junior school, church, Mairie, Anglophone GP and pharmacy.
The location is approx. 20 mins drive from the town of Vihiers and the pretty town of Doué-la-Fontaine (49) with its world-renowned Bio-Zoo and from the house, 20 mins drive in the opposite direction, is the market town of Thouars (79) with banks, main post office, supermarkets and a range of shops, bars, restaurants and DIY depots cinema and theatre.
The larger town of Saumur situated on the river Loire, and the vibrant larger town of Cholet, are equidistant from the house, taking approx 35 mins by car.
Ferry ports such as Caen, is 3 hrs 15 mins. drive and Le Havre can be reached in 3hrs.30mins.
The front porch is pillared and has mozaic marble floor with stone bench. There are two front doors, one leading to the dining room and one to the hallway. A large proportion of the downstairs flooring is made up of mozaic marble tiles, which run from the porch through the main downstairs hallway and also cover the kitchen and dining room area. All remaining floors throughout the house are original polished wooden parquet flooring with all rooms retaining the original cast iron radiators. All french windows and windows are newly double glazed.
The Hallway (6 m2) has an under-stairs storage area and radiator and leads to:
Dining room (13 m2) mozaic marble floor, radiator and two large windows to the front and side.
Bureau (12 m2) has been used in the past as a 4th bedroom, parquet flooring, radiator and one large window to the side.
Bathroom (6 m2) fully tiled walls and floor with large walk-in shower, shower screen, WC & hand basin in vanity unit and wall mounted mirrored three door cabinet with lighting, heated towel rail/radiator and window onto rear aspect.
Salon/Lounge (24 m2) parquet flooring, large radiator, one large window to the side and another larger window to the front, unique carved fireplace with wood burner, TV/cable connections to french channels and uk freesat, glazed double doors into hallway.
Kitchen (14 m2) mozaic marble tiled floor, independant electrical connection for cooking range. Matching wall and floor fitted units with under shelf lighting and granite work tops, breakfast top, double sink, fitted dish-washer and microwave oven. Built in recess for fridge and fridge freezer. French windows open onto side of house with steps to garden.
Utility room (9 m2). Washbasin and cabinet, room for washer and dryer , (housing for Geotherm heating system).
A wooden staircase from the hallway provides access to the first floor landing (5 m2) with a window onto the front aspect and a picture window to the rear giving ample natural lighting, ceiling access to loft/roof.
Bedroom One: to the left (18 m2) parquet flooring, radiator, with two large windows, one with a side aspect and one to the front,
Bedroom Two: to the front (13 m2) parquet flooring, radiator, french windows opening onto a ‘juliet balcony’, another large window to the right overlooking side garden and main courtyard.
Bedroom Three: to the right (18 m2) parquet flooring, radiator, large window overlooking side garden and main courtyard.
The house has three external access gates, the main electrically operated double gates are located to the front of the house, on the main route through the village and these lead into a large courtyard with ample parking for several or more cars.
There is a single wrought iron gate at the front corner and another on the left side of the house by the private well.
To the left of the courtyard is a large Hangar (50 m2) presently used to garage two cars and a mini-digger.
To the right is a separate detached row of outbuildings (122 m2) comprising of a workshop, gardening storage area, a secure covered garage for one car, an insulated cave and a large wood/storage area, joining this at the very end is a stone built chicken coup.
Front and side grassed gardens surround the house with several mature trees to the courtyard side.
The main private rear garden is grassed with several mature trees and is fully panel fenced. There is a decked Gazebo (12 m2) a vegetable plot with Pergola and a wooden composter.
Energy efficiency E/B