Approx 1 hour from Poitiers & Limoges airport, nestled in the tranquil French countryside is our one bed barn conversion with its private, SW facing courtyard, fabulous views, full of character & charm. Just completed, we've sympathetically restored it maintaining a wealth of original features & blended antique furnishings with modern comforts. Enviably situated just 3k from picturesque village of Verteuil sur Charente, with its 15th century Château, amenities, riverside cafes & restaurants.
Our character property originally dates back approx 250 yrs, having started life as a farm building, then been lovingly restored & converted in 2015. It's located on a former pig farm & it was initially a dwelling for the farmers ever expanding family. It then reverted back to a barn around 100 yrs ago and now restored back to its original roots, as a beautiful gite, full of character and charm.
The workmanship is of a very high standard, as are the fixtures and fittings, only the best local artisans were employed on this project. Finishing the property with furnishings sympathetic to the origins of the property but with the added comfort of modern living.
Mixing original features like stone walls and exposed beams with a high gloss kitchen and stunning antique bed. The property has a washing machine & wi fi, although the signal isn't very strong inside the gîte. It's very well insulated & heated, so perfect for a winter months hide away or longer term rental.
We have plenty of parking outside the property & both a shared & private terrace. The private courtyard terrace is exclusive for the use of Belle view guests & is the perfect place to admire amazing sunsets.
The whole property is let, including the private courtyard and a shared terrace where the parking is located to the front of the property.
Interaction with guests
I'm often in the UK, as quite transient between the UK & France, so, if I'm not on site, it's usually best to contact me via the messaging system in here.
Wi fi in the property is weak inside the property & in the courtyard, but out the front of the property is a fairly strong signal. We're working on it!
TV is small & only capable of watching DVDs.
3/4 concrete steps down from living area of gîte to courtyard, awaiting delivery of a hand rail.
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Hi, despite working full time in London, one of my main hobbies is sympathetically restoring and renovating derelict French properties and transforming them into stylish homes with bundles of character. Both properties on here I've remotely project managed, spending as much time in my French place as possible to get the projects finished, furnished and ready to rent out to holiday makers. Neither had running water nor sanitation when I brought them, even floors and walls were hard to come by!
Chosen for their ease of access and proximity to local amenities; great restaurants, friendly bars, quirky shops, riverside cafes, bundles of history and amazing ancient stone architecture. There's plenty to do when you get here.
I love the picturesque village of Verteuil-sur-Charente dominated by its fairytale château and neighbouring, more rural and tranquil, village of Poursac and consider them my second home.
I look forward to meeting you and I hope you love the typically French, quaint village locations and all they have to offer, as much as I do.
A bientôt, Louise.