House in Poitou Charentes, Vienne

Property sale, House  in L'Isle Jourdain

Location: In a hamlet Number of rooms (excludes
halls, bathrooms and WCs):
Price of property for sale (Euros): 270000 Number of shower or bathrooms: 3
Minimum rental per week (Euros): 0 Number of WCs: 3
Condition: Fully renovated Property size (m2): 250
Local facilities include: Size of grounds (m2): 13000
Airport: Airport    Hospital: Hospital    ADSL: ADSL    

Description of House in Poitou Charentes:
Exceptional 4 bed 19th Century Maison de Maitre with large gardens & grounds
Vinsac is in the the Vienne department of the Poitou-Charentes a few minutes drive from the village of Le Vigeant & 6kms to the larger town of L'Isle Jourdain with a selection of local shops & services.

Built in yellow limestone ( XIXth century) and is made up of a 2 storey main building in the middle & single storey annexes on each end making it an 'L ' shape construction. Tiled roof in excellent condition, new electrics, external door & window frames (excluding front door) are in UVPC double glazing. Internal doors are in oak. Central heating (combination gas & wood) & a septic tank for all drainage & waste.

From the enclosed walled front garden the main entrance is approached up some stone steps to the oak door. The hallway is 12 m2 with an oak staircase leading to the first floor & a small galleried landing. Directly in front of the door is the downstairs toilet with sink & a shower & to the left is an under stairs cupboard.

The door to the right of the entrance leads into a large, bright living room of 45 m2. This room is currently used by the owners as a lounge/dining room. It has 3 large windows & a set of French doors leading to the enclosed rear garden. There is a feature ‘Godin’ wood burner, tiled floor, built in cupboard with wood front & exposed beams.

Leading off this living room a down a few stairs is a large family kitchen/ breakfast room of 35m2. The kitchen is well equipped with built in cupboards, double sink, 5 burner Godin hob unit with built in extractor & an oven. This room has a tiled floor & exterior door into the front garden.

Leading off from the kitchen is the utility room 12m2 which houses the electric hot water heater (New 2009) & the ‘Chappee’ gas central heating boiler. There is also an entrance to a wine cellar, plumbing for a washing machine & plenty of space for additional fridges & freezers. There is access from this room to the loft area for additional storage. At the back is a door leading to a porch where a newly installed (2009) wood central heating boiler is housed. This gives economical combined central heating which runs an under floor system downstairs & thermostatically regulated radiators upstairs. There is an exterior door from the porch into the rear enclosed garden.

From the entrance hall to the left is another large living room of 45m2. This has 3 large windows, an insert, built in cupboard, the original stone sink & a ‘Potager’. This room is also tiled & all oak beams are exposed. From this room down a few steps is an unfinished room of 37m2. It has an original flagstone floor & has already got UPVC windows, electrics & water. It has an old staircase leading up to a mezzanine area. The whole room could easily be converted for additional accommodation.

Up the carpeted stairs onto spacious landing 28m2, with built in wood fronted cupboards (including an airing cupboard) there is plenty of space to create a library or office area. There are 4 good size double bedrooms, 1 en suite & a large family bathroom.

Bedroom 1

16m2 with en suite bathroom with a towel rail heated by the central system or electricity & separate WC. Thermostatically controlled radiator & windows to rear & front gardens. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2

14m2 with thermostatically controlled radiator, fitted carpet & window to the front garden.

Bedroom 3

16m2 with thermostatically controlled radiator, laminated flooring & window to the front garden.

Bedroom 4

15m2 with thermostatically controlled radiator, laminated flooring & windows to rear & front garden.


7m2 with corner bath & shower over, built in sink unit & toilet. It also has a towel rail heated by the central system or electricity, tiled floor & Velux window.

Directly behind the house is a delightful enclosed rear garden. There are a range of outbuildings (old piggeries) which are currently used for storage, a wood store & a workshop. There is a side entrance from the road – through double gates which leads behind the outbuildings to an attached garage & on further to the land. The outbuildings are in good condition & could easily be converted into stables or studios. From the far end of the back garden there is access into 2 enclosed paddocks. One has fruit trees in it & a small vegetable patch. The total land is just over a hectare & would be ideal for keeping animals, grazing horses or a small holding.
L'Isle Jourdain - Surrounding area:
Poitou-Charentes is a beautiful unspoiled region located south of the Loire valley and extending down as far as the Perigord region. Its climate is second only to the Cotes D'Azur making it the second hottest region in the whole of France. It is a region of undulating countryside interspersed with magnificent rivers and tranquil lakes. It has a wealth of historic towns, interesting architecture breathtaking coast lines and charming villages. The region has many large cities with extensive shopping facilities, airports, tourist attractions & a world renowned University Hospital in Poitiers, making the Poitou-Charentes one of the most exciting & diverse regions to live in.
Vinsac is in the the Vienne department of the Poitou-Charentes a few minutes drive from the village of Le Vigeant & 6kms to the larger town of L'Isle Jourdain with a selection of local shops & services.

Other information:
Contact information for Property sale in France:
Name:Gill Grech