Edge of village house in France 4 bedrooms, all with ensuite shower or bathroom, one of them on the ground floor. Dining room, fitted kitchen, lounge, large garage / workshop. Fibre Internet. Small manageable garden with covered terrace and pond. Plot of land opposite with vegetable area and fruit trees. Large front courtyard with parking for several vehicles and iron gate. Central heating. Approved drainage. Village has a butchers, bakers, grocers with a post office, bar/restaurant, hairdresser, village hall, football pitch and boules court.
Entrance Hall (13m²), kitchen (15m²), dining room (22m²), lounge (18m²), double bedroom (15m²), ensuite bathroom (9.5m²), wc, laundry (9m²).
Entrance Hall :13m² (4.28m x 3.06m) Hard wood front door, with upper section double glazed, providing access to the house from the front courtyard. Access to the dining room and to the laundry plus the wood staircase leading to the upper floor. Double glazed window. Terracotta ceramic floor tiles. Ceiling rose with ceiling light. Walls with lower section light oak shade panelling, upper section neutral colour emulsion . Radiator. Three electric plug sockets.
Dining Room :
22m² (4.5m x 4.86m) Large, light and airy dining for up to 16 people. Door to the kitchen. Iron wood-burning stove. Television point. Terracotta ceramic floor tiles. Feature wall flower effect paper, other walls neutral colour emulsion . Double glazed pvc window with wood shutters, overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. Several electric points. Ceiling light. Glazed door providing access to the lounge.
15m² (5.78m x 2.65m) Powder blue melamine kitchen units with black marble-effect worktops. Multi-colour wall tiles. Retro white ceramic butler sink. Electric cooker with three gas burners and one electric burner, fan oven. Connection for a dishwasher. Several electric sockets. Extractor fan. Feature wall. Neutral shade ceramic floor tiles. Double wood, double glazed window. Glazed door with wood shutters accessing the terrace. Two ceiling lights. Door access to the wc, storage and lounge.
White w.c. , hand-basin. Radiator. Neutral shade ceramic floor tiles. Walls lower section light blue tiles, upper section white emulsion on paper. High, double glazed window. Ceiling light.
18m² (4.92m x 3.74m) Very comfortable space with a slate effect fireplace containing an iron wood burner. Exposed wood beams. Fixed corner television unit. Television socket. Neutral shade ceramic floor tiles. Red wine feature wall, other walls neutral emulsion on paper. Double pvc window, double-glazed with wood shutters overlooking the front courtyard. Radiator. Several electric plugs. Ceiling light. Door leading to the downstairs bedroom.
15m² (4.92m x 3.08m). Lockable door. Double pvc window, double glazed with wood shutters overlooking the courtyard. Oak parquet flooring. Ceiling light. Radiator. Several electric sockets. Feature flower effect wall, other walls neutral emulsion. Door to the ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite Bathroom :
4.86m² (3.25m x 2.95m). White resin bath with integrated shower. Large shower cabin. White ceramic sink with mirror over and storage space. White toilet. Heated chrome towel rail. Beige floor tiles. White wall tiles. Feature wall mirror surrounded by black and grey mosaic. Double window in wood, double glazed with wood shutters. Extractor. Ceiling light. Exposed beams. Shaver socket.
9m² (3.24m x 2.8m). Walls neutral emulsion. External hard wood door. Double window in wood, double glazed with wood shutters. Cream/light beige ceramic floor tiles. Ceiling light. Washing machine connection. Storage shelving. Gas central heating and hot water system (fitted in 2015).
Accessed by wood staircase with added safety rail. Landing extends the full length of the house. Bedroom 2 (11.5m²) with ensuite shower room (2.2m²). Bedroom 3 (10.3m²) with ensuite shower room (1.8m²). Bedroom 4 (11.5m²) with ensuite shower room (2.6m²). Office / Bedroom 5 (9.5m²).
Under eaves storage the full length of the house with sliding doors. Flooring is terracotta bricks. Exposed beams. 3 velux-style windows with blinds. Doors to the bedrooms and office with a timed lighting above each. Walls neutral emulsion with an area of exposed tuffeau limestone. Timed light switch and electric socket.
Bedroom 2 :
11.5m² (3.53m x 3.27m) Double Bedroom . Lockable door. Double wooden window, double glazed with blinds overlooking the courtyard. Ceiling light. Radiator. 2 electric sockets. Walls white emulsion. Light coloured carpet. Curtained recessed corner wardrobe. Smoke detector. Door to the ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite Shower Room 2 :
2.2m² (2.47m x 0.88m) Shower cabin, white sink with lit mirror and shelf. White toilet. White / light grey vinyl flooring. Walls white plastic washable covering. Electric socket. Towel rail and clothes hook.
Bedroom 3 :
10.3m² (3.55m x 2.9m) Double Bedroom . Lockable door. Exposed beams. Double wooden window, double glazed with blinds overlooking the courtyard. Ceiling light. Radiator. 3 electric sockets. Feature wall, other walls pale green emulsion. Wood-effect vinyl flooring. Curtained recessed corner wardrobe. Smoke detector. Door to the ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite Shower Room 3 :
1.8m² (2.65m x 0.68m) Shower cabin. White sink unit with lit mirror and storage. White toilet. Light beige vinyl flooring. Walls white plastic washable covering. Electric socket. Towel rail and clothes hooks.
Bedroom 4 :
11.5m² (3.62m x 3.18m) Double Bedroom . Lockable door. Exposed beams. Double wooden window, double glazed with blinds overlooking the courtyard. Ceiling light. Radiator. 3 electric sockets. Walls neutral emulsion with oak dado rail. White / light beige vinyl flooring. Curtained recessed corner wardrobe. Smoke detector. Loft access. Sliding door to the ensuite bathroom. Feature frosted glass brick wall between the shower room and the bedroom.
Ensuite Shower Room 4 :
2.6m² (2.65m x 0.83m) Shower cabin. White sink unit with black marble effect surround, lit mirror and storage. White toilet. Exposed beams. White wood effect vinyl flooring. Walls white plastic washable covering. Velux-style window with blind. Heated chrome towel rail. Electric socket. Clothes hook.
9.5m² Exposed beams. Double wooden window, double glazed with blinds. Feature wall, other walls pale green emulsion. Parquet wood effect vinyl flooring. Ceiling light. Electric sockets.
Garage / Workshop
22.6m² (5.34m x 4.23m) One window. Several electric sockets. Internal and external lighting. Workshop on the right. Sliding door.
Garden and Courtyard :
539m². Terrace with a wood gazebo. Electric lighting. Lawn. Small pond. Well. Fully enclosed. Butane gas tank surrounded by bushes. Wood store behind the garage.
Gravelled courtyard with small terrace, lawn, movement detection lighting. Parking for 5 + vehicles. Metal gate. Modern all water septic tank. Large bushes. Very private.
Plot of Land:
488m². Orchard with pear and apple trees. Lawn, pond and vegetable plot.
This edge of village house in France is situated in the beautiful department of Sarthe, not far from the Chateaux and lovely villages of the Loir. Chahaignes (72) is a small village with a butchers, bakers, grocers with a post office, bar/restaurant, hairdresser, village hall, football pitch and boules court. The house is half way between Le Mans 45km and Tours, 58km. Chahaignes is 2.5 hours from Paris by autoroute. There is a train service 20 minutes away in Chateau du Loir to Le Mans and Tours. The closest airport is at Tours (London Stansted, Dublin, Lyon, Porto, etc).
This renovated edge of village house in France is five minutes away is La Chartre sur le Loir with a fishmonger, butchers, pharmacy, restaurants, several cafés/bars plus boutique shops and galleries. There is also an open air public swimming pool (Summer only), sports centre and the celebrated Hôtel de France known for the cars and drivers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. There are two supermarkets (Huit à Huit and SuperU). Primary and Secondary Schools (up to 16 years old) and the Lycées (17 to 18 years olds) at Chateau du Loir.
Within the area you will find the troglodyte caves of the wine makers of the appellation Jasnières and Côteaux du Loir wines. Also, there are several lakes and camp sites where you can do fishing, sailing, canoe / kayaking, jet skiing etc. There is also a hot air balloon and helicopter ride service. 10 minutes away are the wonderful walks, cycle rides and horse trails in the Bercy Forest (the second largest national forest in France) renowned for the wood used to make wine barrels for Bordeaux wines. There are several golf courses within an hour’s drive.
Edge of village house in France 5 bedrooms - 72340 Chahaignes, France
Edge of village house in France 5 bedrooms - 72340 Chahaignes, France