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Lovely 16th C property set in beautiful gardens

Reference: P4-9854PO

French Castle For Sale - Nouvelle-Aquitaine - Charente-Maritime (17) - France

Situated in the heart of Saintonge amidst its rich historical tapestry, this splendid 16th-century estate evokes the picturesque landscapes of Tuscany. Elegant reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, restored. Further development potential possible. 5 minutes from shops and 30 minutes from beaches.

Reception Rooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 2.62 ha
Ref: P4-9854PO
Price € 759,200
Price £ 694,440
Price $ 861,388

Ideally located 30 kms from a TGV station (to Paris), just 15 minutes from the motorway, 5 minutes from shops and 30 minutes from beaches.

Characterized by sturdy stone walls, verdant foliage, and commanding vistas atop the hill, complemented by terraced outdoor spaces below, once home to a French-style garden, and currently undergoing restoration to revive its pond, the property exudes a distinctive and refined ambiance.

Steeped in history, this residence has undergone modifications over the centuries and now offers a meticulously restored living space spanning 280m2, set within 2.6 hectares of meticulously maintained grounds.

Constructed entirely on a single level, it comprises three luminous bedrooms, each boasting outdoor access, two bathrooms, and a study. Adjacent to the main dwelling, a laundry room and workshop present further opportunities for adaptation if required.

The living quarters feature a kitchen seamlessly integrated with a welcoming dining area, complete with a fireplace-stove, a snug lounge adorned with parquet flooring and a stone fireplace, supplemented by a wood-burning stove, and a grand reception room spanning 50m2, boasting a majestic fireplace and exquisitely adorned ceilings.

Nestled atop a vaulted cellar measuring 25 meters in length, ideally suited for wine storage, a veranda adjoins the south-facing facade overlooking the garden.

To the west lies an imposing stone wing, originally erected during the reign of Louis XIII and subsequently repurposed as a wine repository in the 17th century. Spanning 65 metres in length and 7 metres in width, it features a loft area where one can admire the unique roof-shaped hull boat, adding to the spatial grandeur of the room.

Equipped with a modern heat pump for heating, wooden double-glazed windows, and having undergone extensive restoration in recent years, the property requires no significant renovations prior to occupancy. Retaining its charm and authenticity through the use of traditional materials, there exists the potential for a rewarding project to refurbish the remarkable outbuilding on the premises.

Grounds of 2.6 hectares

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