Simply beautiful, Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine
Character and charm at every turn in this 18th century property with 4 separate buildings surrounding an exquisite courtyard with garden rooms and heated swimming pool.
It is a property which is perfect for entertaining. The main property of 280m2 has generous living areas, there is a 2 bed guest annexe, a two bed gite, and a huge summer house and covered terrace which could equally serve as a gallery or a yoga studio. The property is very versatile being a wonderful space for friends and family to enjoy, as well as offering the possibility as a chambres d'hotes or gite.
The main house is steeped in history and belonged to a French writer who had the vision to create the setting of the property around the private and secluded courtyard.
A double entrance door leads to an entrance hall with terracotta floors, a beautiful stone staircase leading to the first floor and a stone staircase leading to the wine cellar. The lounge has a wood floor, large stone fireplace and a French door leading to the garden. The dining room has a wood floor, two large windows and a stone fireplace and leads to the wonderful 75m2 kitchen/breakfast room with Gironde tile floor. The kitchen has a particularly warm feel about it with a stone fireplace, pretty kitchen cabinets, generous breakfast area and a 10m2 larder/laundry. To complete the downstairs accommodation there is a bedroom with ensuite shower room.
The first floor has a large window on the facade and access to the roof terrace overlooking the garden. There are two generous size bedrooms each having feature stone fireplaces and each having ensuite bathrooms. A staircase leads to an attic that could be converted subject to the necessary permissions, and covers the entire area of the main house.
The gite is approximately 75m2, it has a kitchen/living room of 42m2 which would benefit from a little updating, two bedrooms and a shower room. It has its own private garden with a glorious magnolia tree.
The guest annexe is approximately 55m2 with two bedrooms and a shared shower room.
The summer house is approximately 138m2 and currently used as a summer kitchennete, dining area, lounge and games room. There is also a good size garage and a workshop/store.
The garden rooms are very pretty and the swimming pool area has a backdrop of rose covered stone walls. It is a magical property.