These lovely homes on the market in France are all within walking distance of a bakery and bar
Set among the sought-after Cognac vineyards, just 15 minutes from Jarnac and Cognac, this three-bedroom house with attached two-bed gîte is a short walk from a village with a bar-restaurant and a boulangerie. The property does require some finishing work but is mostly well presented and is set in 2,409m2 of land that includes an above-ground pool. The gîte is made from a converted outbuilding, of which the other half remains available for storage or further conversion.
A courtyard garden separates this neat three-bedroom village house from its gîte, which has an ensuite bedroom. The property is on mains drainage and is in the small village of Ménéac, an hour’s drive from the beach and a stroll from the grocery store, bar-tabac, post office, pharmacy, restaurant, school, doctors’ surgery and satellite banking facility. A store room, wood store and wooden shed come with the ensemble.
Tucked away in the town centre of Javon-les-Chapelles, which has all the main amenities, is this cute cottage to renovate. Surprisingly spacious, it has two bedrooms, electric heating, working fire place, mains drainage, fast broadband, a garage and a large flat garden.
Location, location, location! Renovated to very high standards, this charming house is in the delightful village of Montcuq, which has a well-known weekly market as well as shops, restaurants, bars, bakery. It offers four bedrooms plus an attic, a large garage and a decent garden with vegetable patch and fruit trees. Toulouse and Bergerac airports are both about 90 minutes’ drive away.
Only 6km from lively Verteillac and 7km from Ribérac, this deceptively spacious semi-detached home is on the edge of a small village with boulangerie and restaurant. Recently renovated, it has three bedrooms and three bathrooms as well as a large kitchen-diner, separate dining room, two sitting rooms and utility room. There’s a good-sized garden with pool and a large attached barn offering scope for a games room or further accommodation, subject to permissions.
Nicely presented and ready to move into, this three-bedroom house is right in the heart of Montemboeuf, a village north-east of Angoulême with shops and amenities, less than an hour from Limoges airport. There are three bedrooms and uncoverted loft space, plus a pretty established garden with a pond and sunny terrace. There is also a garage, workshop and another small outbuilding.
Enjoy the best of town and country wtih this beautifully presented house with stables and paddock walking distance from the town of Chaunay, where you’ll find a supermarket, pharmacy, tabac, hotel, boulangerie and café-bar. Renovated by professional artisans, the house has three ensuite bedrooms and is double glazed and central heated. There are several outbuildings in the grounds of 1.2 acres.
Brimming with character and original features, this five-bedroom home with extra attic space is in the popular village of Argeliers, where the amenities include several restaurants, bar, boulangerie, post office, pharmacy and supermarket, not to mention the Canal du Midi. The Mediterranean beaches are within 40 minutes’ drive and it’s less than 25 minutes to the Roman town of Narbonne. There’s a charming walled courtyard garden with covered barbecue area and space for a pool, plus a huge barn or garage with parking for several vehicles.
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