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5 Grand'rue, St-Jean-de-Sauves, Vienne, France, 86330 €125.000
  • Detached 4 bed property with seperate self contained accommodation, potential for holiday rentals to generate an income.
Located in the quiet, rural village of St Jean de Sauves ( population c1200), this spacious and fully renovated, detached FOUR bedroom and TWO bathroom stone house provides an exceptional opportunity for an extended family with teenagers or elderly relatives (who would appreciate their own privacy but still remain close-by) or even the possibility of a commercial enterprise.

This thriving village has many of the essential facilities within easy walking distance (eg; bank; la poste; pharmacy; doctor; nurses; schools; bakers; butcher; mini supermarket and a small, weekly market on Fridays; The surrounding countryside, being south of the Loire valley and including the nearby Schevolle forest provides ample scope for walks and other leisure activities amidst the colourful fields of sunflowers and melons.
The nearby towns of Loudun, Mirebeau and Thouars offer markets, supermarkets, restaurants, cinemas etc. within easy proximity and the university city of Poitiers (40 kms) has excellent communications via TGV, Ryanair and autoroute.

Centrally situated on a quiet street, entry to the house is via a marble tiled porch and through a feature, hardwood door opening into a fully tiled hallway off which is a cloakroom/WC.

The hallway gives access to the living room (21m2) which has two modern double-glazed hardwood windows on it's front wall and glazed door access to the rear courtyard and paved patio. Heated by a Dimplex coal-effect fire this cosy room has ample power, TV and broadband connections.

Glazed double internal doors lead into the dining room.

The dining room (18.5m2) has a modern, hardwood, double-glazed window; a small built-in bar under the oak staircase and plenty of room for convivial dinner parties. From the dining room, a single, half glazed door leads into the modern kitchen recently fitted with Hygena units and a LPG range oven with 5 burners. There is also a small wood burning stove as an alternative source of heat. There is a roomy (4.00m2) larder with much shelf space and a convenient power socket.

A short passageway leads from the kitchen into the ground floor master suite. This is the largest room in the house (c25m2) with a large walk-in wardrobe and it's own, fully featured luxury bathroom (11.0m2), en suite.

The upper floor is reached via the staircase from the dining room. There is a long, wide (10.5m2) corridor with three windows overlooking the south facing courtyard and off which are the three double bedrooms and the family bathroom (all with wall-mounted room heaters. It also provides a large linen cupboard and access to the very well insulated roof space via a ceiling hatchway.

Bedroom 1 (14.6m2) has two, double-mirrored wardrobes and dressing table built in. Bedroom 2 (14m2) and bedroom 3 (11.'m2). Bedroom 3 has a large, built-in wardrobe which conveniently houses the dedicated bathroom chauffeau.

The family bathroom (5.6m2) has a full, white suite and over-bath shower and is fully tiled from floor to ceiling.

Externally, the totally private suntrap of a courtyard (c100m2) is accessible via the front garage which has an electric roller shutter door at the front and an up'n'over door at the rear, or from the living room or the kitchen. It has a large raised, paved patio with electric sunblind and outside tap; a built-in BBQ; a shady pergola and raised flower beds. It also contains the second, larger garage (34.5m2) and a small, detached two bed roomed house (c75m2) which is used by the present owners as workshop; storage; games room and office. It could easily revert to additional accommodation if required. Covered stone steps lead down into the sizeable cellar.

In good decorative order and well maintained, this home is reluctantly forsale due to ill health and the wish to down-size by it's current owner.

This property is not subject to agency commission and is direct from the owner and is open to sensible offers.