Country Estate With 4 Dwellings set on 7 acres with a pool, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire
This charming combination of houses have been modernised and renovated with superb attention to detail full of style and character. Currently used to accommodate their friends and family who come for the long warm summers, this home could easily be turned into a profitable gite/B&B venture. In a commanding position in the classified "valley of the Maulne" between Chateau-la-Valliere and Le Lude this property enjoys a quiet rural setting with dramatic views from the pool and terrace.
THE ACCOMMODATION The main longere offers 3 large double bedrooms on the ground floor with a "village style" feel to the guest quarters, the lounge is spacious with fireplace and the dining room vaulted with feature bread oven, the fitted kitchen leads directly to the rear patio and BBQ area. Upstairs are 2 further double bedrooms and an enormous (60 sqm) room with an endless list of possibilities (more bedrooms, play room, TV room, etc. etc.).
The swimming pool is a 5m x 10m salt water pool with sun terrace, pool house and great views over the valley. There's also a sizable stone barn with additional accommodation potential to the rear.
THE GUEST LODGE
The guest lodge has it's own private entrance and garden with sun terrace overlooking the valley. Fitted kitchen, vaulted lounge, bathroom and wc occupy the ground floor with a double bedroom above the kitchen. The pool house with it's BBQ terrace overlooking the pool provides an upstairs bedroom and bathroom, kitchen/diner and store room (could be converted if required).
The property sits on a little under 3 hectares of land: lawn, forest, small pond, terraces, etc... And there's also a garden cottage ripe for conversion with already a new roof, water, drainage and electricity in place.
ABOUT THE AREA Location wise, the property is about 10 minutes from either Le Lude or Chateau-la-Valliere (both of which have a wide choice of amenities). Tours and Le Mans are a 45 minute drive away and Paris and the Normandy ports in about 2h30.
A beautifully presented home in an idyllic location with great scope for an income from paying guests.