Country Estate from the Eleventh Century for Sale with 23 Bedrooms in Charente Maritime

1,200,000 EUR      1,032,000 GBP 1,320,000 USD

REF: 214753   Show Map

  • Bedrooms: 23
  • Bathrooms: 16
  • Floor Size: 787 m2
  • Plot Size: 0.53 hectares / 1.3 acres
  • Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
  • Income Potential
  • Garage(s)

This charming estate, close to the busy market town of St Jean D'Angely, is composed of seven gites, providing good regular income, and set in the beautiful rolling countryside of the Charente Maritime.

This is a great opportunity to purchase a business that brings in an exceptional and consistent income and comes with further potential for development within the existing buildings. Possible enhancements include creating theme holidays, retreats, seminars, or using it as a wedding venue etc - all in the perfect peace of fabulous French countryside.

Only a few minutes from the nearest shops; railway stations at Saint Jean d'Angely and Saintes, 12 and 18 km respectively; airports at La Rochelle and Bordeaux, 76 and 145 km respectively. Nearest A10 motorway junction at 12 km.

The land which is approximately 5,256m2 is walled complex consisting of a beautifully renovated 3 bedroom main house, constructed on the vestiges of an 11th century monastery, with the surrounding farm buildings added to the site around 200 years ago, (now housing the 7 gites), accommodating a total of 40 people, and two barns, giving potential for a function room or a further two cottages.

There is also a covered play area, a 12m x 6m secure pool and a sunbathing terrace.

In greater detail:
Main house:
Ground floor: superb (full of character) kitchen of 39m2, retaining original features such as a splendid stone sink, and fully fitted with units and appliances. Impressive living room, 45m2 with magnificent traditional fireplace and lots of light from the sliding doors giving onto a pretty, partly-covered terrace overlooking a quiet corner of the site.
Both these rooms have underfloor heating.
Upstairs, via an unusual handcrafted and wide oak staircase, to three bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom.
Master bedroom of 33m2 with lovely views over the surrounding countryside and en-suite shower room/WC (6m2)
Bedroom 2: 16m2 plus en-suite shower room/WC, overlooking the pool.
Bedroom 3: 14 m2 plus en-suite shower room/WC

The house offers a spacious 166 m2 of habitable space in total.

The gites in detail:
Gite 1 - living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms/WC - 81 m2
Gite 2 - Living room/kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms/WC - 92 m2
Gite 3 - Large kitchen/diner, living room, 4 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms/WC - 106 m2 Gite 4 - Living room/kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms/WC - 77 m2
Gite 5 - Living room/kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms/WCs - 127 m2
Gite 6 - Living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom/WC - 56 m2
Gite 7 - Living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom/WC - 59 m2

Annexe - Living room/bedroom, shower room/WC, utility room - 23 m2

Individual photographs are available for each gite upon request.
Outbuildings Pigeonnier (Games room/covered social space) - 47m2
Covered area, - 50 m2
Workshop - 40 m2
Barns giving further development potential 80 m2, 62 m2, 87 m2.



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