Renovated farmhouse with private pool. Set in over 5 acres in a quiet hamlet close to the River Charente and its wildlife. Great area to explore by car, bike. Central location (within 1 hour drive) makes exploring Royan, Ile d'Oléron, La Rochelle, Atlantic beaches and Gironde Estuary easy. Activities include fishing, golf, watersports, horse riding, walking and cycling. Coucoury has easy access to the airports at Bordeaux and La Rochelle
The farmhouse is set in 5 acres of land and has a high level of privacy. There are open views to the rear and side of the house. To the front there are some large barns which belong to the property and a private driveway. The house is attached to another cottage and some further barns none of which are used at present. The house is in a peacefully quiet area with some stunning wildlife (deer in the back garden). The house has had a quality renovation trying to keep as many of the original features as possible. The hallway is almost totally original and is like stepping back 150 years with original floor tiles seated on the soil and staircase. The building has been modernised and includes many features including underfloor heating, full ventilation system and a balance of different lighting.
Character accommodation includes fully-fitted kitchen dishwasher, fridge-freezer and a large range cooker. A seperate utility area, a Dining room, living room with sat tv, dvd . Wi-fi is available
Two double bedrooms and a twin bedded room with en suite. The twin bedded room and bunk bedroom share a bathroom with bath and shower. There is a cot and highchair.
Outside terrace with bbq. Large 12 x 6m enclosed swimming pool with toilet and shower facilities.
A large kitchen with a traditional partly renovated fireplace and sink at the rear of the building. It is fully equipped with large fridge, dishwasher, large cooker, microwave, grill, toaster and plenty of cupboard space. There is sufficient cutlery and crockery for 10 people as well as pots and pans. There is a table and 6 chairs at the window end of the kitchen. There is a utility area with a washing machine, tumble dryer and a freezer which leads out to the terrace.
A big room with a beam running the length of the room, a traditional fireplace and 2 exposed walls. There is an oak table and chairs with matching sideboard and mirror. A light airy room with ceramic floor tiles and a highchair.
The living room has a beam running the length of the room with french doors leading to the rear terrace. There are 3, three seater leather sofas and coffee-tables. The room has a UK satellite tv, dvd player and a CD player. A light airy room with ceramic tiles and a sideboard with a few games.
Main bedroom with a king size bed, oak beams and en suite with large 1.4m shower, wash bowl and wc. Second bedroom, light and airy, with king size bed, oak beams, an en suite with large 1.1m shower, washbasin and wc. The third bedroom has twin beds, oak beams and an en suite with large 1.1m shower, washbasin and wc. The fourth bedroom is at the back of the house with 2 Velux windows, twin beds, oak beams and an exposed wall. The bunk bedroom is a comfortable size. A cot is available.
The main bathroom has a bath and separate shower, a wash bowl on top of some unique wooden shelving, wc and wooden beams. Downstairs there is a wc and washbasin.
There is underfloor heating to the ground floor and radiators to all upstairs rooms
There is a large pool area with sundeck. The pool is 12 x 6m with Roman steps leading into the shallow end which is just over a metre deep and the deep end is 2 metres deep. The pool complex includes a shaded area if the sun is too hot, a toilet and an outside cold shower to rinse off. There are sun beds, table and chair sets available. In the house there is a set of plastic plates and mugs to use around the pool area.
There is also a trunk with all sorts of games etc to play and suitable for all age groups. The living room has UK satellite tv and dvd player.
Garden and outside
The terrace has a small balcony leading from the living room. There are tables and chairs to eat outside in the shade and a large bbq. We also provide 2 tables and chair sets which seat 4 people each, to be used in the front if required.
Parking and garages
There is plenty of parking available both undercover as well as outside