This magnificent property will delight even the most discerning of buyers.
Having been beautifully renovated, retaining its original features, it is in walk-in condition with 7 bedrooms 7 bathrooms and substantial outbuildings available for further development.
A glorious manicured park with a hectare of truffle oak plantation and heated outdoor swimming pool complete the wish-list!
Located close to Tours and Poitiers airports with regular UK flights, and just 3 hours' drive from the ferry port at Caen, it is easily accessible for those who wish to commute or to attract guests.
The nearest town is Chinon, famous for its fortress and its stunning wineries, there is lots to do and see in the area which makes the town very attractive to tourists and amateurs of French culture.
Ground floor comprising a grand entrance hall with ornate staircase and original floor tiles, to the left an attractive office, straight ahead is a welcoming sitting room with fireplace and doors opening to the terrace and garden to the rear of the house. To the right is a spacious dining room with lots of original features including a traditional crockery cupboard. Beyond the dining room is a second hallway which leads to the kitchen at the front of the house overlooking the front terrace and pool, the hallway proceeds to the rear of the house with a laundry room, WC and boiler room.
First floor : at the top of the elegant staircase, to the left is an apartment comprising three rooms and a bathroom. The access to the large, fully insulated loft is through here, and there is a service staircase down arriving between the kitchen and boiler room. To the right is a long corridor with 6 double bedrooms, each one with its own ensuite bathroom, one also has a private terrace.
The house was renovated by the previous owners to offer bed & breakfast accommodation so all the room are in excellent condition.
Outbuildings : the property offers a substantial number of opportunities to convert outbuildings and create additional accommodation or function space. There is one unit already partially renovated, plasterboarded and ready to fit out as a further double suite or studio.
There are a number of unrenovated farm buildings (accommodation, stables, barns) included in the sale.
A gatekeepers' cottage could also make a stylish gite.
Two large garages, a wine cellar, a redundant dairy and bread oven all contribute to the historic charm of this beautiful property.
Gardens : a substantial and beautiful mature garden, walled all round, comprising lawn and fruit trees, terraces, woodland, swimming pool and a hectare of mature truffle oak trees.
Technical spec : air heat pump provides central heating, with an oil boiler as back-up. Double glazing throughout. Solar panels on the barn roofs providing a contractual revenue.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Extra info
- Grounds 1-5 HA
- Total living area
- 450 m²
- Plot size
- 20,696 m²
- All bathrooms
- Garage car spaces
- Swimming pool
- Caretaker cottage