Steps up to the front door open to an elegant entrance hall (19m2) with wooden floor and moulded plaster ceiling. The hall leads right through the house with a door to the far end opening to the back garden.
To the right of the hall is a very large double sitting room (50m2), which also reaches the full depth of the house with windows to both the front and rear gardens. This is another elegant room with plaster ceilings, cornice and a fireplace with period marble surround.
From here a door opens to a side extension with a utility area (with WC) and then on to a triple-aspect garden room with exposed stone wall, exposed beams and glazed doors to the garden.
To the left of the hallway is the L-shaped kitchen / breakfast room (16m2) with tiled floor, fitted units and a lovely view over the vineyards. From here a door leads to the formal dual-aspect dining room (25m2) with parquet flooring and fireplace with marble surround.
A beautiful wooden staircase curves up from the entrance hall to a large first floor landing (15m2). This floor offers four double bedrooms (24m2, 24m2, 16m2 and 12m2) each with garden views and three having ensuite shower rooms. The two larger bedrooms also have fireplaces with marble surrounds.
In addition to the bedrooms on the first floor in the main house, a staircase rises from the side extension to a very large room (45m2) - currently used as a games / television room.
The stairs continue from the first floor to the second floor landing. Up here there are three more large bedrooms (27m2, 26m2 and 18m2) each having high ceilings with exposed beams. Off there landing there is a bathroom (bath, shower, wash-basin and WC) as well as a shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC).
The property is set on a level plot of 3041m2 (three-quarters of an acre). The integral garage (located in the side extension) is accessible from both the house and garden - it also houses the oil-fired central heating boiler. Independent of the main house are a workshop, garden store and wood store. To one side of the house there is a parking area leading on to a symmetrical formal garden with lawn, box hedges, trees and shrubs. To the other side of the house there is a terrace looking out over the garden and on to the swimming pool.
As well as being perfect for use as a family or holiday home, the house also offers income potential as a chambres d'hotes and as a rental property. Located in a village with a restaurant, boulangerie and a school and just minutes from the small town of Cozes, this property is ideally located to enjoy the delights of a coastal region whilst still being part of a year-round community. . The beach at Talmont is 10km and the airports at La Rochelle and Bordeaux are within easy reach thanks to the great road network.