Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine
Built in 1905, the manor house retains most of its original features and commands fine views over the surrounding countryside.
Approached via a glazed entrance winter garden a flight of stone steps leads up to the front door that opens to the hall. To one side of the hall a door a door opens to a reception room / office(12 sq m) with wooden floor and marble fireplace.
From here a wide glazed archway leads through to another reception room (21 sq m) with wooden floor and marble fireplace. Both of these rooms have lovely views over the walled garden and the surrounding farmland. The second reception room has double doors back to the hall and a second set of doors that opens to the third reception room (25 sq m). This dual aspect room has a wooden floor, a marble fireplace and double doors that open back into the hall.
To the rear of the hall a door opens to the breakfast room (16 sq m) with marble fireplace, which in turn has doorway that leads through to the kitchen (23 sq m).
There is also a WC off the hall.
A magnificent wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing. Off the landing are five bedrooms (23 sq m, 19 sq m, 15 sq m, 15 sq m and 11 sq m). Four of the bedrooms have marble fireplace and all have wooden floors and tall windows with great views. Also of the landing is a bathroom as well as a separate WC. There is plenty of space to create further bathrooms if desired.
A service staircase rises to the a large landing in the attic. Up here there are five staff bedrooms (17 sq m, 12 sq m, 11 sq m, 10 sq m and 10 sq m). The attic would require some work to bring it up to a habitable standard.
Below the house there are extensive cellars.
The house has a very large walled garden - laid to lawn with a number of fruit trees.
Set on its own, with just on neighbouring house (also available for sale - see ref 3525, this property enjoys a great location - private but not isolated. The nearby village has shops and a restaurant. The house will require some modernisation / redecoration, but it is a handsome house which would make a wonderful family home or a "destination" B&B.
There is also an opportunity to buy the neighbouring outbuildings (see ref 3531) or to buy the entire estate (ref 3147)