This is a typical Haussmann style bourgeois 6-bedroom townhouse dating from1890 with a lot of character and exceptional carpentry: a beautiful staircase, quality parquet throughout, high ceilings with roses and moulding, wood panelling and fireplaces. It has four floors, including a large attic and large basement, currently with 227m² living space and potential to create more, an enclosed garden of 636m² with an outbuilding / old garage and cellar of 154m², a dovecote, aviary and kennel.
The property needs only to be modernized and decorated to create a wonderful family home or potentially a guest house / b&b.
On the ground floor, a beautiful entrance of 16m² with wood panelling, a sitting room of 30m², a dining room of 20m² both with fireplaces, a kitchen and back kitchen of 16 m², an office of 12.5 m², and a toilet. From the first-floor landing, four bedrooms: one of 20m² with fireplace and shower room (shower, basin, bidet) of 3.5m², a second of 13m² with fireplace and wash-basin, a third of 21m² with bathroom (bath, washbasin, toilet, bidet) of 9.5m², and the fourth bedroom of 17.5m² with a dressing room. Off the second-floor landing, are 2 more bedrooms of 14.5 and 10m² plus a large attic of 65.50m². In the basement: an office of 17.5m², a room of 9m² and another of 46m², plus a cellar of 13m².
The house is on mains water and sewer and has oil central heating in addition to open chimneys.
The small town of La Châtaigneraie has all commerce and services including a sports centre. It is in the Vendée only 1 hours drive from the coast, 1 hr 15 mins from the airport and beaches of La Rochelle, 1 hr 30 mins from airports and mainline trains in Nantes and Poitiers, and the channel ports are 3 hrs 30 5 hrs away.
The sales price includes agency fees of 5.5% (net price 180 000). The fees are payable by the buyer upon signature of the deed of ownership.