Village House for sale in Charente

Near Chalais Village house with small garden. South Charente.

Charente, Village House

99,000€ HAI

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Property reference:704385
Property type:Village House
Heating:Wood & Electric
Kitchen:Fitted and equipped
Environment:Village with shops
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Tucked away in the historic heart of one of the most sought-after villages in the South Charente, just 5 kms from the shops and services of Chalais, you will find this charming cottage. From medieval origins, it has been converted and improved over the years, and now provides really comfortable and cosy accommodation. On the ground floor are abright conservatory, a large sitting room with Godin woodburner, a separate dining room, and a recently-fitted kitchen. On the first floor there are two generous bedrooms, a modern bathroom, and a spacious landing currently used as a study. From here, a door opens out to a roof terrace / balcony which is a suntrap for much of the day, and which affords views over the neighbouring rooftops to the surrounding hills and forests. A feature of this character French property are the wealth of features which are a testament to the property's ancient origins, particularly the enormous oak beams upstairs. Thick stone walls ensure that the house remains comfortable, easy to heat in the winter and cool in the summer. There is a sense of peace and tranquillity. There is a garage, currently used as a workshop and laundry-room, and a charming little garden which has been well-maintained by the present owners. Although small, it offers flower borders, a lawn, a private decked patio and barbecue area, and even a small fishpond! The garden gate is framed by a magnificent wisteria which provides a wonderful spring display. Suitable as a low-maintenance holiday home in Franceor for summer lets, this versatile property is just a few steps away from the main square of the village, dominated by its ancient church. Equally good as a permanent home. The South Charente offers beautiful, unspoilt rolling scenery, and is rich in history. Attractions include lively market towns and listed beaux villages, Gallo-Roman churches, cognac houses, marked-out walking and cycling trails, tourist facilities such as lake or river beaches, and lots of year-round fêtes, concerts, organised walks, and music festivals. Angoulême is 40 minutes away for TGV high-speed trains to Paris or Lille, and Bordeaux is about 75 minutes by car. Prix : 99000 €eur HAI incluant 11,24%TTC d'honoraires à la charge de l'acquéreur. Prix honoraires exclus: 89000 €eur . Frais de notaire en sus.

Financial data

  • *Price HAI : 99,000€ - agency commission included. Notaires fees extra.
  • Taxe d'habitation: 360€
  • Taxe foncière: 440€


  • Land: 182m²
  • Living space: 120m²
  • Living room: 30m²
  • Terrace: 20m²

Detailed description

Ground floor

  • Sitting room : very cosy. About 30m². Fireplace with Godin woodburner.
  • Dining Room : about 30m², a long room with plenty of space for a large dining table.
  • Kitchen : recently fitted out with attractive modern units.
  • Conservatory : a bright room enjoying morning sunshine. Overlooks the garden.

First floor

  • Landing which is large enough as a study or extra bedroom. Door to roof terrace.
  • 2 Bedroom(s) : both good doubles. One has a huge old fireplace.
  • Shower Room : shower cabin, washbasin, WC. Heated towel rail.

Energy Efficiency Ratings

  • DPE vierge

Other equipment

  • Fireplace(s)
  • Wood burning stove

Other rooms

  • Garage(s) : currently used as laundry room and workshop.


  • Tiles



  • Septic Tank - all waste water.


  • Within walking distance (<1km) : the village has a self-service machine for fresh bread.
  • Main shops & services < 5 min : Chalais is only 3 miles away, for shops, services, and famous weekly street market.

Nearest Train station (Dept.)

  • Chalais (16) : on the Bordeaux - Angoulême line.

Nearest TGV station (Dept.)

  • Angoulême (16) : trains to Paris in under 2 hours from 2017.


  • Bergerac
  • Bordeaux
  • La Rochelle
  • Limoges
  • Poitiers

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