Manor house for sale on 1.7 ha with pool, Charente, France

Poitou-Charentes, Charente

€381,600 ID: 132573

Reduction from €487,600 to €381,600

Exceptional maison de maitre in stunning landscaped gardens. 5 beds, outbuildings, tree-lined drive, pool. Quiet hamlet

It's impossible to fault this beautiful property! If you're searching for an idyllic location, a fabulous house with character and original features, and exquisite grounds, then look no further!
A superb family home, set in mature gardens, established by the current owners over many years.
13km from the lovely market town of Mansle.
This lovely property offers versatile accommodation over 3 levels, as follows -

Ground floor:
Entrance hallway (8m²) – original Charentaise stair and front door. Tiled floor.
Drawing room (21m²) – original chestnut flooring, feature deep skirting, marble fireplace with woodburner. Window to front.
Living room (21m²) – original chestnut flooring, fireplace with woodburner, window to front.
Conservatory/dining room (11m²) – tiled floor, windows overlooking garden.
Kitchen (19m²) – wooden floor, fitted units, exposed stone walls. Window to rear.
Utility room (7m²) with access to WC (5m²)
Rear hallway/porch (7m²)
Exposed beams throughout (some painted)

First floor:
Landing (13m²) with original Charentaise stair to 2nd floor, window to front, wooden floor.
Master bedroom (20m²) – window to front. Ensuite (12m²) – shower, bath, sink, WC, electric towel rail. Window to rear.
Bed 2 (17m²) – window to rear, built-in storage. Ensuite (6m²) – bath, sink, WC, electric towel rail, feature porthole window to side, overlooking garden)
Bed 3/library (20m²) – window to front, built-in storage.
Exposed beams throughout (some painted).

Second floor:
Bed 4 (18m²) – window to front.
Bed 5 (18,5m²) – window to rear
Studio/workroom/games room (56m²) – windows to front and rear, plus Velux. Exposed beams.
Shower room (4m²) – shower, sink, WC.

Outbuildings:
Large barn, divided into 3, with mezzanine storage areas.
3 small pig sheds.
Pool house.
Car port.

Gardens:
The current owners have lovingly developed their beautiful gardens over many years, using an enormous variety of carefully-sourced plants, trees and shrubs.
They have created a visually stunning garden from the original empty field, and the result is a blend of different “garden rooms” within one spectacular area. From the minute you enter the property by the tree-lined driveway, it's apparent that this garden is special! It includes a 12 x 6 m pool with large terrace, an orchard, a vegetable garden, various themed areas, lawns, a wisteria-covered pergola leading to a hidden, walled courtyard with fountain and a small woodland garden.

This lovely property benefits from double glazing, good insulation, new roof (house and barn) and conforming septic tank.

Boulangerie and bar/restaurant 2km, Mansle 13km. Angoulême 40km, with transport links (TGV to Paris). Budget airlines at Poitiers (87km) and Limoges (83km)

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  • Details

    Property type
    Manor/Mansion/Estate
    Status
    Excellent
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 1-5 HA
    Total living area
    280 m²
    Plot size
    17,100 m²
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    5
    All bathrooms
    4
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Barn
    • Broadband internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Pool house