Welcome to this charming, 3-bedroom country house nestled discreetly in the beautiful region of Poitou-Charentes, specifically in the peaceful town of Montbron, France. This property promises a tranquil and fulfilling countryside life. It is an emblem of French rural appeal, boasting a genteel style that complements the serenity of its surroundings.
The property stands in the middle of a verdant, beautifully-landscaped garden that spans 2810 m². This garden is more than just an expanse of picturesque greenery. It boasts a variety of fruit trees that lends a pastoral charm. The magnificent outdoors include an above-ground swimming pool with an expansive terrace, perfect for those sun-soaked lounges while enjoying a panoramic view of the surrounding French countryside.
Within the garden, poised perfectly away from the main house, resides an independent, charmingly restored, 30m² cottage, equipped with a commodious 18m² living room, an open kitchen, and a private bedroom with its own shower room. This is an ideal retreat for guests or even as a potential secondary revenue stream in this sought-after region.
The prime house is an elegantly restored stone construction spanning 98m². It is adorned with rustic features such as stone walls, wooden beams and a delightful fireplace, all contributing to the warm, inviting ambiance. The expansive 43m² living room seamlessly integrates with an open kitchen, perfect for get-togethers and family meals. The residence further comprises two bright and airy bedrooms and a handy pantry/laundry room, giving the house a sense of home.
The property is complete with a selection of outbuildings: a spacious 30m² garage, a 20m² lean-to for additional parking, and an old stone barn that spans 50m² + mezzanine, presently transformed into a workshop. This cut-stone barn adds a quintessential rural French feel to the property.
Montbron, located in southwest France, is tucked in the heart of the Charente department, renowned for its enchanting landscapes, mild maritime climate, and fertile valleys. The greenery is punctuated by sunflower fields, vineyards, and apple orchards giving way to a breathtaking landscape. The region enjoys warm and sunny summers and mild winters, making it a perfect destination for those who appreciate the changing seasons without the extreme cold.
The town itself, less than 7km from the property, provides all the necessary amenities for daily life, adding to the convenience of living here. The larger city of Angouleme, a 35-minute drive away, offers a more comprehensive array of shopping, dining, and recreational options. Known for its historical landmarks and lively cultural scene, Angouleme is also home to a TGV station, making travel to other parts of France and Europe straightforward and convenient.
Away from the hustle and bustle of a city, this property affords a quality of life that is both serene and fulfilling. Imagine tending to your own garden, enjoying the countryside walks, relishing the regional cuisine, and immersing in the local culture; all these encapsulate the essence of rural living in this beautiful corner of Charente.
Maintained immaculately, every element of this country house from the roof redone in 2018 to the heated saltwater pool to the compliant, updated septic tank in 2020; reflects a home that has been cared for with utmost diligence. Heat is provided through two wood-burning stoves, enhancing the classic charm while keeping the home comfortably warm.
In summary, this rare opportunity offers a beautiful country home in the idyllic setting of Montbron, requiring no immediate remedial work. A picture-perfect opportunity of classic French countryside living awaits the lucky buyer. Don't hesitate to reach out for more information and request additional photos or a virtual visit to truly envision what could be your slice of paradise in Montbron, France.