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(23) Creuse

Cistercian Abbey for sale - Cottages, Chapel and Pool


Reception Rooms: 15
Bedrooms: 29
Bathrooms: 15
Land: 5.49 ha

Reference: E6-6443
£ 1,222,363
$ 1,577,005

Lovely old Cistercian Abbey for sale together with a Chapel, Cottage and Guest rooms in a very peaceful setting just 5 minutes from a small town with all amenities. Heated pool (4 x 20 m). This lovely group of character buildings includes the wing of the Cistercian abbey in which the private apartment and 5 charming guest rooms have been installed, a 100 metre long building with 5 cottages, a large games room and other rooms, a detached cottage, a chapel, the ruins of the former 12th century abbey and 3 Romany style wooden caravans. Capacity for 60 people in total, and the property is ideally set up for for vacation rentals, weddings etc. with an established turnover and business already in place. The main building has a living area of 521 m2 and comprises:-
The Abbey Wing:
Ground Floor: 27 m2 entrance hall with stone slabs and superb stone staircase. A large living / dining room 65 m2 with carved stone fireplace, beautiful old floor and 2 double doors / windows overlooking the park. A small living room 32 m2 with beautiful pink marble fireplace, wooden floor and double door window overlooking the south facing terrace. Library, 26 m2 with superb carved fireplace; a small office 9 m2; a superb kitchen 34 m2 with 16th century monumental fireplace, a Lacanche double stove and a tiled floor with underfloor heating; a bar 13 m2; laundry room 6 m2; W.C. with washbasin 7 m2; servants entrance with storeroom and wine cellar.
First Floor: Landing with large corridor serving the 5 guest rooms: 5.2 x 5.2 m bedroom with large built-in old cabinet; 3.5 x 6.5m room with small wooden fireplace and large built-in cupboard; 4.5 x 5.4m bedroom with a small white marble fireplace and another bedroom of 2.9 x 3.3m all aligned; a room 4.3 x 6.5 m with small wooden fireplace; a 5 x 5.6m bedroom with small white marble fireplace, built-in cupboard and 2.7 x 4.9 bedroom all aligned. All rooms and suites have beautiful bathrooms with wrought-iron bathtubs and lions' feet, shower,basin and WC.
Second floor- the private apartment: Salon, 51 m2; Master bedroom, 23 m2; 2 bedrooms each 16.5 m2; 2 bedrooms 13 m2 each; bathroom 9 m2; separate WC; Attic which could be converted, 110 m2
Oil central heating and most of the joinery with double glazing.

Gîte No1 160 m2 Ground floor: living room o33 m2 with double door / window overlooking the terrace; kitchen / dining room 20 m2 with bread oven; parental room 22 m2 with bathroom 6 m2 Sep W.C.  Upstairs: large landing / playroom 27 m2; room 22 m2; room 20 m2; room  25 m2; bathroom with WC. Wood stove. 

Gîte No 2 97 m2 Ground floor: large living room of 53 m2 with kitchen and 2 windows overlooking the terrace Upstairs: landing 9 m2; room 16 m2; room 12 m2; room 8 m2; bathroom with WC 7 m2. Wood stove.

Gîte No 3 96 m2 Ground floor: large living room  53 m2 with kitchen and 2 windows overlooking the terrace Upstairs:landing of 7 m2; 2 bedrooms about 13 m2; room of 9 m2; bathroom of 6 m2, separate WC

Gîte No 4 52 m2 Ground floor: living room 29 m2 with kitchen and bay window overlooking the terrace Upstairs: room 11 m2; room 7 m2; bathroom with WC 5.5 m2

Gîte No 5 69 m2 Ground floor: living room 39 m2 with kitchen and door / window overlooking the terrace
Upstairs: room  11 m2 room 10 m2
small room for babies; bathroom with WC  6 m2

Gîte No 6 is a separate cottage with a living area 70 m2 on the ground floor with disabled access and includes living room with kitchen 32 m2 and double door / window overlooking the terrace; 2 bedrooms 15 m2 approximately; bathroom 8 m2 with WC. Wood stove.

A long building houses a games room, pool equipment W.C. and a corner laundry, a professional kitchen with bar, hangar 55m2 and various other rooms, workshop, boiler room, oil tank. 
Sheds for animals for the childrens' farm, three Romany style caravans, each with four beds and little living room, kitchenette and shower room. 
The property is for sale fully equipped including a Licence IV (to sell alcohol) and represents extremely good value for the price, given the excellent earning potential.
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