angler's paradise : A rare find, this charming home in the heart of the Charentaise boasts its own private lake, just metres from the house. The house, lake and a large separate garage are surrounded by stunning, well maintained gardens. The property is located on the edge of the village, with picturesque countrysideviews.
The house itself is completely renovated and benefits from oil central heating, double glazing and mains drainage. The ground floor is tiled throughout and there is also a wood-burner and large fireplace in thelounge. Originally converted from a large barn, this now solid and homely structure still exhibits many original oak beams and other unique and unusual features from its past life. The layout of the house is spacious and functional, with plenty of flexibility to create additional living or bedroom space, depending on the needs of its occupants.The large garage also has water and electricity, as well as a double glazed door and windows, with the potential to be converted into a separate guest house. The lake is approximately 2,300 square metres and is only 20 metres from the patio. There is a good stock of carp within the lake; it also contains tench, roach, rudd and big perch.
Epenede (population 210+) is situated in the Charente, Poiteau Charentes region, in the southwest of France. This tranquil village is situated on the dividing line of waters of the Charente and the Vienne. It offers plenty of opportunity for scenic walking and fishing.Pleuville, Hiesse and Allou are less than 5 kms away. The popular town of Confolens, famous for its annual music and dance festival, is 10 minutes drive away. Main line stations and airports (with regular Ryanair flights to the UK) are situated at the cities of Limoges and Poitiers, each 50 minutes drive away.
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Fully fitted kitchen and adjoining dining room - 35.57m2
Lounge - 35.2m2
Lobby - 6.31m2
Office bedroom - 11.85m2
Utility room - 5.5m2
Toilet - 2.8m2
Hallway - 5m2
Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe - 19.42m2
En suite bathroom - 7.5m2
Containing bath, separate shower, sink and WC
Double bedroom - 10.5m2
Shower room - 4.26m2
Containing shower, sink and WC
Bedroom - 6.25m2
Large attic space
Currently used for storage, but potential to create additional office/studio.
Garage - 40m2
Connected to the electricity and water supply. Double glazed doors and windows. The garage has the potential to be converted into a separate gite/guest house.
A working well
Large south facing mature gardens with a variety of well-established trees, plants and a well maintained lawn. A wide paved terrace with a pergola backs onto the house, overlooking the lake and the garden. A wooden bridge over one corner of the lake provides a stunning vantage point over the property. At the front of the property behind large double gates, a sweeping gravel driveway allows for several cars to park or turn around.
Oil central heating and also a wood-burner in the lounge
Habitable area = 150.16m2
Total land area of the property = 6380m2
Recent tax fonciere = 956 euros
Closest shops and services
Pleuville and Hiesse, with bars and a boulangerie are less than 5 km away. A bread van delivers daily and the town of Confolens is less than 10 minutes drive away and provides all the amenities one would need.