house for sale in La Rochefoucauld in poitou charente

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Property Ref: CIC-3348   Price: 367 500€ 
   Price: 350 000 euro + agency fee 5,00% paid by buyer


house - rear view


dining room

living room

bedroom 1

shower room

bedroom 2


rear terrace


Location: La Rochefoucauld
Department: Charente        Region: Poitou-Charentes

15th Century town house

Located in the heart of the popular Charente town of La Rochefoucauld, this medieval town house retains many original features, all within walking distance of shops and bars.
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This spacious and historic property is just full of character, beautiful stone spiral stairs, both wooden and original tiled stone floors, marble and stone fireplaces, beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls.

It benefits from its attached garage barn and a private walled garden, all in the heart of busy town life.

The town has regular traditional markets, a wide variety of small shops plus two supermarkets - there are a number of bars and restaurants all within a short walk and the historic Chateau of La Rochefoucauld a popular local tourist attraction.

There is a train station in the town with a service to Angouleme and Limoges, plus excellent road links in all directions.

The property retains its unique charm and style, and there is room for further expansion with current permission in place for an extra bedroom if required.


Ground Floor

From the original central front door, you enter into a spacious hallway (18 sq m), full of character and giving access to cellar below and the first glimpse of the stone spiral stairs leading up to floors above.

To the right of the hallway is a good size office (25 sq m) with windows to front of the house, could easily be used as ground floor bedroom if required.

There is a separate ground floor WC and the hall leads down to give access to kitchen and two separate lounge living rooms.

At the end of the hall are doors which provide access to the courtyard garden and the rear of the house.

The larger of the two living rooms (30 sq m) has a feature stone fireplace with wood burner and doors to courtyard garden.

On the left of the hall is the other living room (22 sq m|) with a really traditional cosy feel and windows to the rear.

There is a modern fitted kitchen (60 sq m), fully equipped with gas and electric induction hob, two ovens and contemporary style grey worktops.

At the rear of the kitchen is the dining room (20 sq m), with large feature fireplace, original stone floor and wood burner - the perfect family entertaining space and also with door to courtyard garden at rear.

There is a useful utility room (9 sq m) located at the rear of the kitchen, plus a door through to the attached garage barn.

First Floor

Up the truly special spiral stairs you find a library room (12 sq m) which in turns leads through to a bedroom (11 sq m).

The master bedroom (22 sq m) has its own ensuite bathroom (11 sq m).

There are a further three bedrooms on the first floor (27, 20 and 9 sq m) plus a family shower room (9 sq m).

There is a large attic space above, perfect for extra storage as required or potential for further expansion as needed subject to relevant planning permissions.


The house has a lovely walled courtyard garden, cleverly divided into separate spaces by the current owners.

The attached garage barn provides both garaging and strorage space, plus with permission in place for an extra bedroom (work has commenced) the opportunity to further expand the exisitng accomodation.

A lovely property in a fantastic location, brimming with character and further potential if required..
Fast facts
Habitable area (m2 - approx.): 300  
Land (m2 - approx.): 503  includes house and garage footprint
Outbuildings: Yes  attached garage barn
Swimming pool: No 
Situation: Town 
State of repair: Good 
Heating system: Gas central heating and wood burner
Sanitation system: Mains drainage
Taxe foncière €: 2340
Nearest shop: in town
Nearest bar: in town
Nearest town: in La Rochefoucauld
More Details
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00 33 (0)5 45 32 62 79 or fill in this form

Date added: 2018-02-06 
Whilst every attempt is made to provide accurate information, these property details are intended as a
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