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(49) Maine et Loire

A vigneron’s house for sale near Saumur


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 1.08 ha

Reference: C5-3650
£ 753,512
$ 972,126

This 18/19th Century French country property is well located within walking distance of a small restaurant and surrounded by countryside which is full of picturesque villages, wine cellars, leisure activities and touristic sites. The nearest supermarkets are within 5 minutes drive. There is a railway station and autoroute nearby at Saumur, 10 kms away.

Entrance to the property is via a high portal into a large courtyard. The main house is flanked by two wings, enlarged to the south west with various lean-to’s with slate roofs. Part of the house has been adapted in an unusual way, combining modern features with more traditional elements. We see high ceilings open to the rafters with exposed beams and spacious rooms with older floors and fireplaces. Modern comforts are in evidence and the feeling is of a spacious residence. The accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor: Entrance hall with cloakroom and W.C., a spectacular kitchen, dining room, living room,study/ library , bedroom with ante room, W.C. and shower room. To the rear is a courtyard with barbecue and large stone arches opening onto the grounds. The Wine cellar contains 2,700 bottles and there is a technical room.

First Floor; Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, W.C. and a studio with kitchen, living room, large balneotherapy bathroom. Part of this level is taken up with the full ceiling height rooms from the ground floor, namely kitchen, dining room and the external lean-to with arches overlooking the grounds.

Second Floor: Is already designed to become two bedrooms with their own en suite bathrooms.

The current habitable area is 375m2

At the entrance of the property, near the gate, is a house whose exterior has been restored whichhas two rooms per level. There are already electric and central heating in the property ready for conversion.
Beautiful large barn in courtyard 160m2
Small building in which a car could be garaged as well as some equipment.
Boiler room in the old 'pressoir', restored, with the storage silo for pellets for the boiler.
Well for watering or filling the pool.

Grounds: The house is built in the courtyard between the outbuildings and the park. The grounds are extended into the countryside with no buildings and extends to 1.08 hectares. There are a few small ponds.
Swimming Pool. The pool is heated by the boiler. A line of Italian Cypress trees shelter the pool.