House in Poitou Charentes, Deux-Sevres

Property sale, House  in Coulonges sur l'autize

Click to view 2nd floor (Bedroom 5 or salon)
Location: In a town Number of rooms (excludes
halls, bathrooms and WCs):
Price of property for sale (Euros): 170000 Number of shower or bathrooms: 2
Minimum rental per week (Euros): 0 Number of WCs: 2
Condition: Good / habitable Property size (m2): 200
Local facilities include: Size of grounds (m2): 300

Fitted kitchen
High ceilings throughout
Dining area

Garden with bbq

Description of House in Poitou Charentes:
A spacious 5 bedroomed, 3 storey character property. Good residential area, 2 minutes walk to popular market town. Separation forces sale! Must sell.
Reduced for a quick sale.

Separation sadly forces sale.

This character 3 storey property in Coulonges sur l’Autize (79160 Deux Sevres) is an ideal family home just walking distance to all amenities, including sports facilities, very good schools, various shops, an atmospheric market square with a chateau, restaurants & cafés where you can sit on the terraces & watch the world go by!

This property is situated in a quiet residential road with a small chateau/manoir opposite, large house & grand property behind (of a local doctor & the other a pharmacist).

Comprising of: (sizes approx)!

Entrance hall with trap door to large cellar, below:
Cellar 26m2 with WC, concrete floor, hot water tank, central heating boiler & oil tank
Living room 28m2 with original wooden floor, high ceiling, 3 windows making this a bright room
Dining room 15m2 with mosaic tiled floor, high ceiling & window to the front.
Kitchen 12m2 fitted with modern units, plumbing for dishwasher & mosaic tiled floor. Door to garage & garden.

Sweeping staircase to the 1st floor:
Landing with doors off to:
Bathroom with corner bath, large basin, wc & fully tiled; 6m2
Bedroom 1 with original wooden floors, duel aspect & high ceiling; 15m²
Bedroom 2 with built in wardrobes, high ceiling, window to front & original wooden floor; 12.50m²
Bedroom 3 with window to side, high ceiling & original wooden floor 12.50m2

2nd floor:
Bedroom 5 - second sitting room 25m2 with window to the side, beamed ceiling & stone walls
Bedroom 11.50m2 with original wooden floor, exposed beams & window to front
2nd bathroom with plumbing for bathroom suit, although this room needs tiling & fitting.

A large garage/utility room approx 38m² attached to the house.
There is ample parking locally & outside the property, therefore this room would easily be converted into further accommodation, possibly a large living room with access directly to the garden & from the kitchen.

A useful lean-to, an enclosed courtyard with arched brick built BBQ & flower beds, plus an enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn. Total plot measures approx 300m².

Good order throughout, mains water, electric & drainage.
Oil Central Heating (with old fashioned ‘school type’ radiators).
Mains gas connected.

Perfect situation to make friends & learn the language, with a choice of schools, shops, cafés etc just walking distance. Why live in the middle of no-where when you can enjoy all this & more on your doorstep.

This property was let to a retired UK couple, rental income of 795¤ per mth, making this a sound investment.


The property was valued at 180 000¤ but due to personal reasons have to sell & it has been priced at 10 000¤ less than the valuation. Therefore price is not negotiable.
Coulonges sur l'autize - Surrounding area:
Surrounding Area: Below are a few places of interest, although there are too many to list.

COULONGES-SUR-L’AUTIZE has a market every Tues & Sat am, restaurants, bars, various shops, banks & super market. As well as a tennis court, heated swimming pool & a Night Club.

MERVENT this area is famous for it's wonderful lakes & forests. A great day out can be had at the fun park “Pierre Brune”. Plus the nearby Zoo. VOUVANT closeby to Mervant is a beautiful historic town with a super Creperie “Le Pic Vert” & boat hire. Well recommended!

FAYMOREAU has a recommended restaurant at the Hotel de Mines & a peaceful fishing lake, daily permits about £6.00 can be purchased at the Hotel de Mines.

CHASSENON LE BOURG also has a wonderful lake, a sandy beach, shady picnic area, water slide, bar & boat hire. A great alternative to driving to the coast.

MARAIS POTEVIN better known as VERISE VERTE, known for it’s numerous riverside villages with various restaurants, bars, boat & bike hire. The area is renowned for it’s abundance of wildlife & wonderful scenery.

COULON is well recommended.

FONTENAY LE COMTE is a great town with a market on Saturday & much to see & do.

NIORT also has a hoast of shops, cinema, restaurants & historic buildings to visit.

LA ROCHELLE about 1/2 hrs drive is an interesting town, from here you can view the famous FORT BOYARD & take a boat to the unique island of ILE DE RE.

PUY DE FOU to the north is well worth a day out to enjoy the “Grand Parc” spread over 40 hectares - quoted as being “a sensation sure to thrill”!

POITIERS & THE FAMOUS FUTUROSCOPE about 60 mls is certainly worth the drive.

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