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Civray

  • Ref. WvD-10488
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 160 m²
  • 310,000 €

Individual Architect Designed and Custom Built Detached House...

Individual Architect Designed and Custom Built Detached House and Heated Swimming Pool.Located on the edge of a French Market Town with panoramic views.This South facing home gets the sun all day long - is approached down a short drive to electronically controlled double gates which lead through into a secluded and very private sweeping drive to form an area between the main house and the summer dining room and garage. The drive leads past the entrance patio and around the ground floor outdoor terrace and swimming pool to the lawns. To each side of the drive are feature flower beds with mature plants and shrubs and all of the terraces are edged with roman-style balustrade. The house is set into a gently rising slope which affords a magnificent panoramic views across the valley to the opposite hillside and woods, with the river Charente flowing below. The property comprises: On the ground floor an entrance hall, cloakroom, a large airy L shaped living room to include a lounge area with dining space, a further dining area, and an individual designed bespoke fully fitted kitchen. Also on this floor is an office/third bedroom with a Moroccan Styled en-suite shower wet room, a laundry room and the access to the cellar. On the first floor are two double bedrooms, each with a wet room bathroom en-suite, fitted to luxury hotel standard including feature corner baths and multi function body jet showers. Each bedroom has fitted wardrobes and its own individual outdoor terrace reached through large patio doors overlooking the glorious views.The summer dining room Abre, open on two sides, has been built in French barn style, with open beams and a Mediterranean style tiled roof, the floor is fully tiled and this space offers fabulous shaded summer dining. The garage is to the side of this large outdoor room. This is a wonderful easy care home which has been finished to the highest standard. The building of the house was completed in 2005 by the owners. Some of the fittings include a complete house water softener, oil boiler which controls the hot water system, the heating for the pool, and the underfloor heating which is fitted under all of the floors in the house. The house is also fully Air Conditioned which can be reversed to provide heating also. There is total security with a lock and leave system with electronically controlled shutters and doors. The gates and the garage doors are also electronically controlled with a video entry system monitored internally from the entrance hall. Security lighting is operated automatically at the approach to the gates and along the drivewayThe individual designed bespoke kitchen has top of the range built in fitted appliances , coffee machine, microwave, halogen hob, oven, dishwasher, waste disposal and lighting at floor level, as well as granite worktops. The attractive blue retractable awnings fitted separately across all of the balconies are electronically controlled to allow each one its own settings. The individually controlled air conditioning units in every room are fully reversible cold and hot and the ceiling windows in the entrance hall and dining area have electronically controlled shutters as do all of the windows and patio doors.The heated 9.0m x 4.5m swimming pool fitted and landscaped into one of the terraces has an electronically controlled solar cover and there is a shower fitted at the side of the pool. The pool has internal lighting to allow night time swimming.Entering the property from the paved patio to the bespoke front door into the ground floor area which is fully tiledEntrance hall Glazed panelled ceiling with electronic shutters, and outdoor camera and voice security intercomCloakroomSmall window to the front of the property, low level wall mounted wc and wash hand basinLounge/DinerDual aspect, 2 fully glazed double opening patio doors to the rear of the property overlooking the terrace and view over the valley and one fully glazed double opening patio door to the side terrace. Double display cupboards and wall niche.Breakfast AreaVision glass brick panel to the side of the property and fitted granite topped breakfast bar.KitchenBespoke kitchen fitted with a porcelain double bowl sink with waste disposal, extensive range of wall, corner and floor level cupboards with soft closing drawers. Fitted appliances including halogen hob with extractor over, electric oven, microwave, coffee machine, dishwasher and lighting at floor level. There are fitted granite worktops throughout with feature lighting above and part tiled walls.Dining AreaDouble opening patio doors to the breakfast patio, glazed panelled ceiling with electronic shutters, and fitted display shelvingDoor into an internal lobby with the bespoke staircase at the side rising to the first floor. There is lighting at the side of some of the treads.Laundry RoomDouble bowl porcelain sink, work surface with cupboards under and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.CellarOil tank fitted and state of the art electronic controlled oil boiler which controls the heating and hot water in the house and also heat exchanger controls for the heating of the swimming pool. Concrete floor, storage space and shelving.Bedroom 3/OfficeDual aspect double opening window to the front of the property and one to the side, double floor to ceiling wardrobes and door to the En-suite shower roomDecorated with Moroccan style tiling, wet room style shower and wash hand basinOn the first floor Landing with high window to the side of the propertyBedroom 2Double opening patio doors to the private terrace, Charantaise style small window set into niche as a feature, floor to ceiling fitted double wardrobes and door to theEn-suite Bath and Shower RoomDouble opening windows to the front of the property, feature corner large bath tub and separate wet room style shower with jet body shower fitment, internal tiled wall screening the low level wc and fully fitted vanity unit with double basins, and cupboards under 2 large mirrors and lights over each individual round basin, heated towel rail, tiled walls and tiled floor.Internal landing with window panel fitted with non-vision glazing bricksMaster SuiteBedroom 1Double opening patio doors to the private terrace, floor to ceiling fitted triple wardrobes and door to theEn-suite BathroomDouble opening windows, feature large corner bath tub and wet room style shower with jet body shower fitment, internal tiled wall screening the low level wc, niche shelving features and fully fitted vanity unit with double basins, cupboards under a fitted top with a large mirror and lights over each individual round basin heated towel rail, tiled walls and tiled floor.The town is well visited by tourists all year long, and as well as a medieval church and a variety of interesting buildings it offers a number of shops, bars and a busy market twice weekly. There is a theatre and a cinema in the town both of which offer French and English programmes. Situated off the N10 between Poitiers and Bordeaux, the property is ideally located for permanent and holiday use. You can reach the airports at Poitiers or Limoges (offering frequent low budget flights to the UK) in about one hour and the international airport at Bordeaux will take about two hours. Paris can be easily reached on the TGV the fast train service - in approximately an hour and a half and the famous ancient sea port of La Rochelle is a pleasant hour and a half drive. If you are travelling by car it will take approximately six hours to reach the nearest channel port.There are lots of tourist attractions within easy reach. People could stay for a month and not do the same thing twice ! For example attractions all within an hour include Futuroscope, The Valley of the Monkeys, Crocodile Park, the Marais Poitevin (The Venice of France!) and the Motor Racing Track Val de Vienne, to mention just a few. You can reach a sandy beach within an hour and half, but why would you want to when there are lots of man-made beaches and water sports centres off the rivers locally?

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Summary

  • Rooms 4 rooms
  • Surface 160 m²
  • Heating Fuel oil
  • Condition Excellent condition
  • Orientation South

Services

  • Swimming pool

Rooms

  • 1 Land 1467 sq m
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Balconies
  • 1 Kitchen
  • 4 Lavatories

Energy efficiency

Energy - Conventional consumption Energy - Emissions estimate

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