• HOUSE in VIENNE €698,250 (HAI)**
  • 6
  • 6
  • 450 m2
  • 42210 m2

Elegant 4 bedroom Manoir with 2 bedroom gite and swimming pool, in 2.7 hectares of land, less than 10 minutes from Richelieu

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Surrounded by countryside with views of Chinon to the north of the property, this gorgeous maison de maitre property and gîte is beautifully decorated and retains original features such as terracotta floors, lime plaster and exposed stone walls and exposed beams. It is set in large grounds comprising of a formal garden to the front, a west facing garden with orchard, vegetable garden and swimming pool plus an additional 2.7 hectares of meadowland to the east of the property.

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Through electric gates and up the gravelled drive,  the house and its formal garden with mature trees are in front of you. The drive continues to the right of the house and leads to large wooden gates and into a gravelled enclosed courtyard. With the gates behind you, the house is to your left, the gite and additional outbuildings are in front of you and there are old stables and a barn, another large gate and double height barn to your right. There is a well and vaulted cellar in the courtyard. 

Entering into the large hallway (21m2) with toile de jouy fabric walls, feature tiles and understairs cupboard, a door leads to the front garden. To the left, is the large dining room (34m2) with beautiful cream hexagonal tomette tiles and windows to the courtyard and front garden. Continuing through the well-appointed fitted kitchen (26m2), with high window to the courtyard has double doors giving access out to the front garden and to a terrace. A rear hall leads to a room currently used as an office (21m2) which has a kitchenette, and shower room (4m2) attached which could be used as a downstairs bedroom. Double doors give access out to the front garden and a terrace. Back in the entrance hall, to the right is a more formal sitting room (36m2) with exposed beams, exposed stone walls, windows to the courtyard and front garden and open fireplace. Continuing through is a second living room (27m2) with double doors to the courtyard, natural flooring and wood panelled walls. The sweeping wooden staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor. On the landing is a large storage cupboard. There are two bedrooms both with ensuite shower rooms on this floor (30m2 & 29m2). The staircase continues to the second floor where there are a further two bedrooms (33m2 & 32m2) and a bathroom (7m2). 

Entering into the large double height kitchen/living room (48m2) with terracotta tomette tiled floor, there is a window  to the front garden and doors out to the swimming pool at the side of the property. Above the kitchen area is a mezzanine used as a bedroom (14.5m2). To the right of the living room is a shower room (7m2), a bedroom (20m2) with window and door to the courtyard and a bathroom (9m2). It would be possible to connect the gite to the main house if you wished.

Around the inner courtyard, are further outbuildings including a barn (90m2) perfect as an entertainment or games space, an old stable which could be updated for use by horses and barn used as a workshop, a vaulted wine cellar, covered area for parking.

The garden runs to the front of the house and side of the gite is mostly laid to with mature trees, ornamental pond,  an orchard with apple, cherry and pear trees, vegetable garden and even its own maze created with hornbeams.  The swimming pool which is beside the git has an electric cover. The additional land which comes with the property would be suitable for horses.

The village of Ceaux en Loudun is a few minutes away which has a small shop and bar. Richelieu, the historic walled town is 10 minutes away with all its amenities and the lovely medieval town of Chinon on the banks of the Vienne is 20 minutes away. Ideally situated to explore the Loire Valley chateaux and vineyards, low cost flights are available from London Stansted to both Tours and Poitiers, both just 45 minutes away and it is just over 3 hours by road from the ferry at Caen Ouistreham.

* €698 250 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 5 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€665 000 without fees)
This property has ...
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Double glazing
  • Guest house / gite
  • Private parking
  • Suitable for horses
  • Well
Property Type
  • Country House
  • Family Home
  • Holiday Home
  • Maison de Maitre
  • 50km or less to airport
  • Hamlet property