Smallholding Property for Sale: Western France
Opportunity to own a wonderful character smallholding with land and buildings
This property, owned by Pauline and David Rowe since July 2000, is the end house of the tiny hamlet of La Nauliere, Le Retail, Deux Sevres. With no roads passing the house and with pasture meadows on three sides you enjoy complete tranquillity.
From the property a lane leads, via a field border, into the forest of Secondigny, with extensive walks and hiking trials. The village of Le Retail is a walk through the forest with the towns of Secondigny and Champdeniers just 5 and 8 k respectively. Larger towns of Parthenay and Niort are 20 and 30-minutes. The Marais Poitevin is a 45-min drive and the Vendee coast is a one and a half hour drive away.
The main residence consists of:
Dining room with large open fireplace
Salon/TV room with wood-burning stove
Large newly-refitted kitchen with wood-burning stove and with back door to garden
There are granite steps down to a cellar with oil-fired central heating boiler.
The first floor has 2 double and one single bedroom and a bathroom.
The large garden is laid to a lawn with flower beds, fruit trees, bushes and a productive vegetable plot. It is bordered by hawthorn hedges, chestnut and walnut trees.
The ground-level swimming pool of 8m x 4m is enclosed to full safety requirements.
The meadow is of approximately half an acre with a wildlife pond. Fencing is of Douglas fir planking and is sheep and chicken-proof. There is a small enclosure containing a 5m x 4m polytunnel and a photovoltaic panel powering a well pump at a depth of 28m. The pump provides drinking water for the house and gîte and for irrigation of the garden. The property also has mains water supplied by Lyonnaise des Eaux.
The gîte is open-plan consisting of a 25m2 living area with TV point and wood-burning stove, step-up to a 15m2 kitchen/dining area, a shower room and a utility with back-door leading to an open barn for storage and parking for 2 cars. There are 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. Extensive further parking on site.
The property includes 3 workshops, a games room, a garden shed and a large chicken house/piggery.
I all total area is approx. 5825 sq.m.
The property is on the market for 192,000 euros net to vender, notairial fees will apply to the purchaser. Offers are invited.
79130 Le Retail
Tel: 0033 549632657
Note: This property is offered for sale by vendor. All negotiations are to take place directly with the vendor. Pocket Farm is not responsible for accuracy of the details supplied in this listing. You should make your own enquiries and enlist the help of the appropriate professional services where necessary.
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