Superb Maison d’Maitre 6 bedroomed property currently being used as a 4 bedroom Chambre d’hote, and ideally located in the heart of Loulay, Charente Maritime.
This beautiful property has been renovated with style, high quality, and keeping with traditional charm.
Downstairs a lovely large entrance with breakfast room, wc, dining room, and drawing room, leading to a fitted kitchen, a seperate large utilty room (2nd kitchen), and office. There are 2 original beautiful staircases leading to 4 large bedrooms with en-suite facilities, and a further staircase to the second floor where there are a further 2 large bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom, and one with en-suite basin and wc. A very spacious property with lots of natural light, with original wooden and tiled flooring, central heating is oil-fired and there are also 6 marble open fireplaces.
Outside the garden is south facing, completely enclosed with terrace area, landscaped garden with room for a pool and barn/stables of 300m² in very good condition, and perfect for storage, with a possibility to renovate into gites if required.
Loulay has its own range of shops, also a theatre, tennis courts and swimming pool.
Further amenities (including large supermarkets) are in St Jean d’Angely town centre 10 minutes away, beaches an hour, and La Rochelle Airport is less than an hour away with low cost flights to UK. Charente Maritime has many touristic attractions to offer, and its own micro-climate.
This magnificent property really has to be seen, perfect as a Chambre d’hote or as a family home.
Beautifully renovated detached Charentaise property with pool, and just 10 minutes to sandy beaches in Ronce-les-Bains. This lovely home has been restored with care and attention to detail and to a high standard of quality.
Property consists downstairs of large living/dining area with open fireplace, leading to a fully fitted kitchen, utility area, an office, and wc. From the kitchen there is a stone staircase leading to an open landing with 4 bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and wc, plus a large play area. This home has also been designed to have a dual aspect at the back and front of the property, to the side there is a large covered carport leading to the garden which is fully enclosed and not over-looked.
An added plus of a swimming pool which is fully enclosed by railings with a summer house, perfect for outdoor dining. Also a large garage, and double gates to garden.
There is double glazing throughout, downstairs underfloor heating, and electric heating upstairs.
All local amenities in walking distance including supermarket, just under an hour from La Rochelle Airport with low cost flights to the UK. Property is situated in Arvert near La Tremblade which is known for beautiful sandy beaches that run for miles, and forest with pine trees.
A property really worth seeing.
Beautifully restored Chateau from the late 18th Century, renovated over the last decade by the current English owners and keeping architectural original features in place. Driving through the private gates you enter a grand residence which takes your breath away. From the hallway you are met with an original spiral staircase, leading to a vast drawing room with marble fireplace and panelled walls, then through to a breakfast room situated in the turret and a private kitchen area which is currently used to serve breakfast for guests. From the fully fitted kitchen there is a door to a private West facing courtyard with gate. From the Breakfast room another door leads to a large room which could be transformed into a larger kitchen or Dining room and has a circular conservatory over-looking the private courtyard.
From the Hallway to the other wing, you come thorugh to a living room with a woodburner which serves heating to the other rooms as well as having oil heating, leading then to another fully fitted kitchen with granite worktops situated in the other turret, then to a double bedroom with exposed stone and en-suite bathroom with w.c.
On the first floor to the left a large double bedroom, traditionally furnished with circular en-suite including a roll-top bath, and a feeling of grandeur especially as the bedroom walls are covered with fine tapestry material. To the right another large double bedroom again boasting opulence with velvet wall covering and en-suite bathroom, and a further circular bedroom in the tower.
Spiral staircase leading to the second floor where there is another large bedroom overlooking the countryside also with en-suite modern shower room, then to the other side to find another large bedroom with en-suite shower room, and a further circular bedroom in the tower.
Also you’ll find a wine cellar and storage room with beams, and outside a fully enclosed stone-walled garden with trees, and low-maintenance garden with pond, a seated terrace area perfect for al-fresco dining, To the front of the Chateau there is a private gravelled driveway which winds round various shrubs, and a covered parking area for upto 6 cars. Just across there is another plot of land of 600m² which has various fruit trees, cherry, mirabelle, and chestnut, again easily maintained.
This splendid castle is located in the heart of a village, surrounded by countryside, and an added bonus of being just 15 minutes to the nearest main town of Niort, 5 minutes to the motorway which takes you to La Rochelle Airport for low cost flights to the UK.
The owners have invested great care and attention to detail to perserve at its best, therefore the property also includes in the price all furnishings, fixtures, and fine furniture, except personal effects. They have run a wonderful chambre d’hote business, so perfect for continued success, including an investment as would also be ideal to run a restaurant as nearest one is 7kms away, or as a family home to enjoy.
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Magnificient 18th century Beaugoise property originating from a windmill with 3.5 hectares of land, boasting panoramic views over surrounding countryside. This property is private and completely enclosed with gated driveway leading to this charming traditional home.
Charentaise property comprising of 5 bedrooms, wine cellar, a study with many original features in place, drawing room with stone fireplace dating back from 17th century, leading to dining room with beams, fully fitted kitchen, dressing-room, bathroom, and sitting room. Outside a beautifully landscaped garden with pond, a well dating back from Louis X111 and land with fruit trees, garage, and workshop.
Just 3kms to nearest shops 15 minutes to main town of St Jean d’Angely, 30 minutes to sandy beaches and 50 minutes to La Rochelle Airport.
This property really takes your breath away, and deserves a visit to see in all its splendour.
Stunning 5 bedroom detached villa in a rural setting, completely private and enclosed with electric gates, with a superbly maintained garden and paddock of 5000m², with its own private stream along the bottom of the garden.
This property has been renovated with a unique style and lovely views of the garden. There is a fully equipped kitchen with large pantry, a large living/dining room with fireplace, a bedroom with fitted wardrobes, and en-suite with double shower, and dual basins, and wc, on the other side of the villa there are 2 good sized bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, a large bathroom with sunken bath, shower, dual basins, a separate wc, laundry room, there is a large hallway with mezzanine where there are 2 further small bedrooms and a sitting room.
Outside there is a garage, parking for 6 cars, private long driveway, a log shed, workshop, wooden summer cabin, a paddock, and a beautifully well maintained garden with trees, stream, various shrubs and fully enclosed by stone wall and fencing.
The villa is located in a small village Virson, Charente Maritime, Poitou Charente, and just 5 minutes from the nearest town of Aigrefeuille, La Rochelle 30 minutes, and the nearest beach just 20 minutes away.
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Stunning Water Mill dating back to the 17th century in the heart of the Vals de Saintonge country,
This Bed and Breakfast offers a 4 bedroom Chambre d’Hote with their own private bathroom and wc, as well as a private residence with an entrance, living room of 75m², of 20m², kitchen, and 3 bedrooms upstairs, seperate wc, and a shower room with wc, and a dressing area. The Maison de Meunier is ideally located to discover the peaceful environment as well as beautiful woodlands and countryside, also offering numerous paths for hiking or taking a small boat along the river. The property consists of 4 chambre d’hote rooms, first sleeps up to 4-5 inc 2 bedrooms, lounge, and private entrance and bathroom overlooking the river, the 2nd room sleeps 2-3 people with private bathroom overlooking the river, 3rd and 4th room sleeps 2 with a private bathroom, overlooking the countryside. All rooms have been tastefully decorated with charm. There is a large living room used for breakfast, or in the summer breakfast beside the river banks, also a 2nd lounge for TV and internet access. The owner is also willing to sell all furniture, white goods, garden machinery privately if required. The gardens extend to the river, water mill and gorgeous wooded park. St Jean d’Angely is 20 minutes, La Rochelle and beaches an hour, Saintes and Cognac are nearby.
This really is a unique property and ready to move into, whether as an on-going business affair, or a home to relish peace and tranquillity.
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Lovely village family home full of charm and traditional features dated 1850 with exposed stone. Property is detached, and used to be Two houses however is now interconnecting. Also there is a detached 2 bedroom Gite in the grounds which used to be an old forge and is fully renovated with large living/kitchen area with wonderful Oak beams, exposed stone walls and open fireplace, and shower room completely functionable as a Gite. Swimming Pool fully enclosed with Traditional Stone and has an external Shower (douche solaire). Patio area, a workshop and an enclosed garden of 15000 with a stone hanger that could be turned into a third property, and the land also has full planning permission to be built on if required. The main house has a large entrance with original wooden staircase and original tiled flooring. Leading to the first living room with a marble fireplace a kitchen dinning room a bathroom with exposed stone, clawfoot bath, and a lovely large open fireplace, and a study, there is also another large kitchen with beams. fireplace, a bedroom and another set of stairs to the first floor.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms with great views, an ensuite, a separate bathroom and another sitting room with fireplace.
Located in a small village 15 minutes to St Jean d’angely and 50 minutes to La Rochelle this really has to be seen and also has the potential to be made into a touristic business concern.
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Traditional Charentaise Farmhouse dating back to late 18th century and has been converted into a 3 bedroom and
a 2 bedroom family suite Chambre d’Hote each with its own private
En-suite, traditional charm with original beams and a living/dining area for guests,
also attached there is a fitted kitchen, and another bedroom, and shower room with wc.
Outside there is an independent one bedroom Gite with fitted kitchen/diner and shower room.
All rooms share breath-taking views over rolling countryside.
A large outbuilding of 240m², garage, 2nd outbuilding of 25m² with exposed stone and fireplace, plus another outbuilding which could also be renovated into further gites. There are many possibilities to be had, and is located on route to Vignoble near the Gironde Estuary, also La Haute Saintonge with Romanesque Church’s. Royan beaches 40 minutes away, Bordeaux and Angouléme airports an hour away. A real must see.