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(17) Charente Maritime

Elegant renovated XVth C Manoir, nr Saintes

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 10
Land: 44 ha

Reference: E9-4268936
£ 1,433,875
$ 1,849,883

Located a few kilometres from the historic town of Saintes, this magnificent XVth C. Manoir (or “logis”) was renovated to high standards and retains original features such as large fireplaces, exposed beams, tiled floors, etc. Offering approx. 800 m2 of living space, it is composed of two intercommunicating accommodations. The property has a lot of charm and character. The beaches of the coast are a mere 20 minutes away.

Main accommodation;
Ground floor: entrance hall with an XVIIIth C. oak staircase, 2 large salons (55 m2 & 40 m2) each with a large fireplace, dining room (45 m2) with mezzanine, study, fully equipped kitchen (24 m2), bedroom in the former chapel (26 m2), shower room, bedroom (11 m2), small entrance, small drawing room in the tower.
First floor: 2 bedrooms (50 m2 & 35 m2) with ensuite bathroom/shower room, mezzanine (20 m2), large family bathroom, 3 bedrooms (12 m2, 18 m2, 26 m2), shower room with W.C.
Second floor: attic space to convert (100 m2).

Second accommodation consists of a living/dining room, kitchen, study, 3 bedrooms (including two suites), 3 shower rooms, W.C.

1 bedroom guest-house (80 m2) with private terrace.
Workshop (60 m2) and large outbuildings (over 300 m2) which could be converted.

The property is set in 44 ha of land of which 25 ha are agricultural land & 19 ha are woodland. The property has a lovely driveway (800 m) & a heated swimming pool (15x7 m) at the rear of the Manoir. There are also a pond, a water source & well.

Additional information;
Oil-fired central heating system in the Manoir and guest house (2 boilers).

The property is located near the beautiful city of Saintes. 25 km from Royan, 70 km from La Rochelle,120 km from Bordeaux .
Nearest airports: Bordeaux et La Rochelle.

Considerable scope to create some form of commercial activity - the outbuildings already have two places which could easily be made into Gites as they already have electricity etc. There is scope to renovate further outbuildings for additional accommodation or other uses.

Further photos available upon request.