What can I get for my money?
With its sunny climate, rolling countryside and close proximity to great beaches, plus easy access to the UK, Charente is sure to have something for you. Here’s our selection
a quiet hamlet close to the busy market towns of Ruffec and Civray, this renovated two-bedroom stone house has an enclosed, easy-to-maintain courtyard garden. Inside, there is a downstairs bathroom plus an open-plan living room/kitchen with a woodburner, tiled floor and exposed stone walls. Contact: Agence TIC Ruffec www.tic-ruffec.com
traditional village house in Mareuil has three bedrooms, a courtyard and a garden, outbuildings and a swimming pool. On the ground floor, the floors are tiled and there are beamed ceilings throughout. A wooden staircase leads upstairs to the three double bedrooms, and outside there are two large barns. Contact: Charente Immobilier www.charente-immobilier.com In the heart of the village of Courcôme, within walking distance of the bakery and restaurants, is this traditional house. In need of some interior refreshment, the house offers five bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room, study and attic space. There is a courtyard, walled garden and garage. Contact: Compagnie Immobilière Charentaise www.properties-in-charente.com