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Situated overlooking a beautiful valley, this detached French country house is an ideal project to create your perfect home. It is habitable but requires investment to bring it up to modern tastes and standards. On the ground floor there is a bedroom and a bathroom plus toilet.The kitchen-diner opens on to the rear terrace and overlooks the garden and the stunning French countryside beyond. One of two staircases leads from the kitchen to the landing upstairs. The separate lounge has a wood-burner and door opening onto the front, covered terrace which leads to a hangar, ideal for entertaining. There is also an office / games space and a laundry plus a garage, large workshop, boot room, wine store and barn. There are two further bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor plus a dressing space, currently used as a bedroom.
This detached French country house is centrally heated by oil and the sanitation is not connected to any mains drainage. The windows and doors have shutters
Outside there is a front courtyard accessed via a double gate and a large rear garden with lawns and mature shrubs and trees. The house and garden space is 3660m². The property also has 2.5ha of agricultural land which is tenanted by a well-respected local farmer.
Wooden single-glazed front door opens into a large space currently used as an office. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, small corner washbasin. Large, white PVC double glazed window. Roller shutter. Leads to a small corridor with staircase to the first floor and doors to the ground floor bedroom and to the downstairs cloakroom.
Wood single-glazed window. Under-stairs storage. Ceramic tiled floors. Radiator.
Wood single-glazed window. White toilet, Radiator.
Exposed beams, ceramic tiled floor. Wood fronted kitchen units, central island, double sink with double glazed windows overlooking the garden, electric hob with extractor hood, tiled worktops, built in oven, built in microwave, radiator. Stairs to the first floor. Single-glazed double doors to side patio. Dining space for table and chairs. Double glazed wood double doors with wood shutters opening onto terrace and the rear garden with magnificent views. Archway to the lounge.
Exposed beams, ceramic tiles, fireplace with wood burner, corner cupboard. Door with shutters opening onto the front terrace. Radiator. Door to the laundry.
Electric hot water tank. Connection points for drier and washing machine. Single glazed window with shutters. Carpet tiles. Door leading to the bathroom.
Black resin bath, black resin washbasin set in a vanity unit.
Staircase leading from the kitchen to a long landing with fitted sliding mirrored doors to a walk-in wardrobe which is the full length of the landing. At the top of the stairs, to the left is an archway to a small corridor with doors to a shower room.
Shower cabin, ceramic white washbasin, vinyl floor covering, Velux window, large mirror. Radiator.
Very light, L shaped room with exposed beams, wood parquet floor, two radiators. Single glazed door to external staircase. Velux window. Wood double glazed dormer window.
Wood double glazed dormer window, single glazed window.
Velux window, under-eve storage, leads to bedroom 2, staircase to ground floor
Several single glazed wood windows and doors. Internal walls with render finish. Rooms with carpets. Water stain on ceiling in main bedroom.
Front of house has a covered walkway leading to a hangar. Opposite the main entrance is a cave. Double metal gates provide access to the courtyard.
Guttering is zinc.
Large block-paved patio / terrace at the rear of the house. Outside tap.
Lawn. Large cherry tree. Other trees and shrubs. Beautiful view across the valley.
Workshop: with workbenches and 6 electric sockets. Insulated ceiling. Lighting.
Garage: Block built with up and over door. Lighting.
Barn: Wood construction housing the garage. Wood and hay storage. Power sockets and light.
Boot room the central heating boiler and 2 fuel tanks plus shelved storage. Electricity smart meter and circuit breakers
Wine store – Cave entrance in the front garden.
Hangar: Covered space for entertaining with door to the rear terrace.
The sanitation does not meet national standards and will have to be replaced. There are repairs required to the house roof / gutter. Outbuilding roofs have fibro-cement panels.
|Bedroom 1 L Shape||19.80|
|Barn (L shape)||102.50|
|Wine store and heating oil tanks||4.10||x||4.70||19.27|
This detached French country house in the Loir Valley is situated within a 4-minute drive from the village of Marçon (72) where there is a bakers and a bar. A 5-minute drive from the house you find the Lac de Varennes leisure facility which is free of charge to Marçon residents in the summer with tennis, archery, fishing, sailing, canoe / kayaking, jet skiing, supervised swimming and a beach and bar. You will find more information about Marçon at https://www.mairie-marcon.fr/ . For food shopping, the closest supermarket is Leclerc a 10 minutes’ drive and there is a Lidl and Aldi near to it in Montval sur le Loir. La Chartre sur le Loir (10 minutes’ drive) is the closest small town which has everything you could need: bakers, fishmonger, butchers, post office, 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. Here you will find two supermarkets (Huit à Huit and SuperU). Primary and Secondary Schools (up to 16 years old) and the Lycées (17 to 18 years old) at Montval sur le Loir Loir with a bus service.
Within the area you will find the troglodyte caves of the wine makers of the appellation Jasnières and Côteaux du Loir wines. There is also a hot air balloon and helicopter ride service in the area. In a 15 minutes’ drive you will arrive at the second largest national forest in France with wonderful walks, cycle rides and horse trails. The Bercy Forest is renowned for the wood used to make wine barrels for Bordeaux wines and to repair Notre-Dame in Paris. There are several golf courses within an hour’s drive.
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