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Stone farmhouse for sale

Private Property Sellers Ltd are offering a stone farmhouse, with swimming pool and barns for sale.

Located mid-way between Mansle and St Claud in the Charente countryside, this traditional stone French farmhouse has a secluded south facing aspect, mature gardens, heated swimming pool and a range of outbuildings.  The plot comprises 1626sqm, with a living area of approximately 129sqm.

The property is off a quiet country road and is entered through a gate that leads to a large courtyard with parking for several cars.  The garden is surrounded by mature trees, including apple, plum and cherry, and hedging which offers complete privacy.  A well provides water for irrigation (electric pump).

There are several areas for outside dining and relaxing, including a decked terrace area, covered dining area beside the pool and a garden room with fire-pit, seating and dining space.

This typical French farmhouse retains many original features, including exposed stone walls and beams, original staircase and tiled floor to the hallway.  It provides cool accommodation in summer and excellent insulation also makes it a cosy winter home.

The front door leads into a hallway with a traditional terracotta tiled floor, giving access to the main living areas, and to the first floor via the original chestnut-wood staircase.  At the far end of the hallway there is access to a large cellar/cave with lighting, storage, shelving and electrical points.

The ground floor comprises of a fitted kitchen with double sink, wall and base units, as well as an original built in cupboards and chimney place.  Off the kitchen is a cosy sitting room with a wood-burning stove set in the original fireplace.  Opposite the kitchen is a large salon, also with original fireplace and wood burning stove.


Ground floor

Main entrance hallway with tiled floor
Salon (sitting/dining room) 28m2 with fireplace and wood burner, exposed stone wall
Fully fitted kitchen 17m2with exposed stonework and original features
Sitting room 15m2with fireplace and woodburner
Ground floor WC
Cellar/cave 15m2

First floor

Large, airy landing with built-in storage cupboards
Bedroom 1 16m2, extensive walk-in wardrobes
Bedroom 2 15.5m2
Bedroom 3 10m2, en-suite shower room, walk-in wardrobe
Bedroom 4 12m2, walk-in wardrobe
Study/bedroom 5 6m2
Family bathroom with bath and separate shower
Separate WC

The first floor has pine flooring throughout.




Attached barn of 25m2, housing oil fired boiler and tank, workbench, power
Smaller barn/woodstore
Main barn 100m2, which could be converted into additional accommodation if required, subject to relevant planning permission
Heated swimming pool (10m x 5m) with automatic slatted security cover
Open ‘garden room’ with feature fire-pit, seating and dining areas
Covered sitting/dining area
Mature garden
Terrace with dining area
Well with electric pump


Key Features

Full central heating
High level of insulation
Double glazed throughout
Heated swimming pool
Range of outbuildings


The hamlet of Ventouse, with its 12th century church, is only 10 minutes’ drive from the market towns of Mansle to the west and Chasseneuil to the east.  Both towns have a good range of shops:  supermarkets, pharmacies, bars and cafes.  La Rochefoucauld with its chateau, shops and restaurants is an easy 20 minute drive.  There is a local boulangerie and bar (which also doubles as a post office!).  Limoges airport is an hour’s drive away.

Price - 235,000 €

Location - Poitou-Charentes

Property Link -

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