19' 8'' x 8' 10'' (6m x 2.7m)
With Charente fireplace and “Jotul” wood-burning stove, tiled floor. Archway through to:
20' 0'' x 19' 8'' (6.1m x 6m)
Light and spacious, three double windows and with a custom built pine staircase, width 1 metre, leading upstairs. (Ideal when moving furniture!). Tiled floor.
10' 10'' x 17' 1'' (3.3m x 5.2m)
Fully equipped with modern floor and eye level cupboards, an electric AGA cooker (separate sale item), double LPG gas hob, premium Silestone Platinum work surfaces with integrated double sinks, dish washer, parquet flooring. Quadruple width window
3' 8'' x 8' 10'' (1.12m x 2.7m)
Washing machine and dryer, cupboard, tiled floor, hatch with ladder entrance to the fully insulated and lit loft.
8' 2'' x 8' 10'' (2.5m x 2.7m)
WC, luxury shower / Hammam (1.40 x 0.90 M), heated towel rail, under-floor heating, floor and walls entirely tiled.
16' 9'' x 22' 4'' (5.1m x 6.8m)
A massive 35sq m bedroom in which a King Size bed is dwarfed! It also has a wall of book cases, a “pierres apparentes” wall and a tall double width window. The original beams are a feature
14' 5'' x 18' 8'' (4.4m x 5.7m)
With original beams, three windows and could be divided into two.
15' 1'' x 15' 1'' (4.6m x 4.6m)
With built-in wardrobe and original beams.
The bedroom leads out to a…
Balcony (for bedroom 3)
6' 7'' x 16' 5'' (2m x 5m)
With beautiful views across the garden and the beautiful Charentaise countryside.
6' 11'' x 14' 9'' (2.1m x 4.5m)
WC, a separate corner bath, shower cabin (0.90 x 0.90m) double sinks, fully tiled walls, Velux window.
The entire house is an “L shape” and the long arm of the “L” contains the following accommodation:
Attached building 1
16' 5'' x 23' 0'' (5m x 7m)
With water softener and thermostatic electric water heater 200 litre capacity
Would make an additional room.
Attached building 2
8' 2'' x 23' 0'' (2.5m x 7m)
With high level storage, leaving concrete floor completely free.
Due to its high level of wall and ceiling insulation would make another additional room.
16' 5'' x 23' 0'' (5m x 7m)
There is a Pretty South Facing Front Garden of 500 m2. The house and garden have views directly to the open Charentaise countryside and a local forest. The garden is laid to lawn with fruit trees, a stone built well, covered wood storage and an area for composting. The garden is enclosed by a Lonicera (non-flowering honeysuckle) hedge and a combination low wall and fence panel elements designer built border made for this garden together with two pairs of custom-made gates of solid oak.
East and South facing wooden terrace with a small pool and Caldera Martinique Whirlpool / Spa for 5 people. The balcony mentioned above also acts as a roof for the spa.
Full south-facing also wooden in front of the house and to the rear of the property is
With ornamental gravel, small fountain and the Septic tank installed 2006
Electric: using recently installed dry inertial heaters. (Radiateurs à inertie sèche).
Septic tank drainage (installed 2006)
Is tiled in red “tuilles canal”, which is typically “Charentaise”. The roof was completely renovated in 2014
Windows and shutters
All in teak wood and windows are double glazed
Two satellite dishes(for UK and French/Spanish/German TV) and TNT antenna (for French TV)
There is ample Outside car parking on both sides of the house
Total land area of the property = approx 900m2
Total habitable area = approx 170m2
Recent taxe fonciere = 443 euros
Closest shops and services
Le Maine au Bois is situated 1500mtrs from Brie sous Archiac and 3500mtrs from Archiac. Archiac contains a Carrefour Contact supermarket, a petrol station, several banks, a post office, secondary school and a traditional baker.
An ultra-modern medical centre with a group practice and resident nurses is within 10 minutes walking distance of the house.