6 bedroom manor house for sale with 0.34 hectares of land, Thouars, Deux-Sevres , Poitou-Charentes

742,000 EUR      667,800 GBP 875,560 USD

REF: 227573   Show Map

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Floor Size: 600 m2
  • Plot Size: 0.34 hectares / 0.85 acres
  • Work Required: None
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garage(s)
  • Parking space(s)
  • Private / Not Overlooked

Full of character and charm, this stunning 6 bedroom chateau style mansion, is ideally situated right in the heart of historic Thouars, on a large plot of 3,446m2 and hidden behind high walls and impressive gates.

With a lift, indoor swimming pool complex, various outbuildings and private grounds, this superb property was lovingly restored from a ruin in the late 1980s.

Gracious and spacious, with plenty of original features, including a stone staircase, decorative wall and ceiling mouldings, towers, caves and perhaps hidden passages, this superb property is ideal as a boutique-hotel project or a luxury family home.

Benefiting from updating at the end of the 1980s, the property is connected to the mains drains. A new boiler (town gas) was installed in 2019 and the radiators are equipped with thermostats. A modern lift services the ground floor, first floor and vast attic, which has 2 tower bedrooms, WC and shower room and space for many more.

Situated in the centre of the medieval heart of Thouars, the property is a secret oasis of calm, hidden in nearly an acre of mature garden, one of the biggest private plots in the town,within a few minutes stroll to bars and restaurants, the main chateau and Museum and the famous weekly market is just a 10 minute walk away.

Thouars has its own train station (1.6km) which connects to Saumur (TGV), Bressuire and the summertime Beach. Trains to Sable d'Olonnes and the Vendee coast. Nearest airports: Poitiers 65km, Tours 110km, Nantes 130km, La Rochelle 162km.

Surrounded by high walls, with solid wood coach gate and pedestrian gate, the total plot is 3,446m2.

Ground floor: main entrance hall [29m2]; library [44m2], passage leading to lift and WC; kitchen [27m2] with large utility and boiler room area; rear entrance hall, opening into the large conservatory with access into the swimming pool complex; dining room [29m2] with china cupboards and allegorical mouldings, double doors to the drawing room [26m2]. 2 towers rooms connected by a service passage provided a consulting room/office [10m2] with a waiting room, WC and a small sitting room. Service stairs to the 1st floor.

1st floor, which is accessed via a stone staircase: master bedroom suite comprising of a bedroom [30m2] with boudoir/ladies sitting room [9m2] (tower room), large bathroom with bath, twin sinks, shower [16m2], large walk through dressing room [14m2], WC and kitchenette; 2nd tower room providing a small library or office [9m2] and access to service stairs. 2 bedroom suites [24 and 34m2] with shower rooms, bedroom [23m2] with a bathroom. WC.

2nd floor, accessed via a stone staircase: vast open room with a WC and shower room providing facilities for bedrooms 5 and 6 [8.5m2] in the towers. Access to roof terrace.

There are also dry wine cellars under the house; conservatory; swimming pool complex, which is double-glazed and built early 1990s, housing a large swimming pool 10 x 5m (will need to be checked before putting back into service) which was heated via the main boiler. Changing room, shower and WC.

Outbuildings in very good condition with electricity and water: garage [45m2], workshop area [21m2] with storage floor over, large barn space [78m2] offering great potential for conversion. Outside WC and former kennels.


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