• CHATEAU in VENDEE €545,900 (HAI)**
  • 10
  • 4
  • 500 m2
  • 20139 m2

Impressive 17th Century Manoir with 9 bedrooms, a lovely park, tennis court and pond, close to a pretty village with amenites. Wonderful opportunity

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Situated on the outskirts of a popular and vibrant village with many facilities. Fontenay-Le-Comte, a major town only 17km, Niort approx 30km and La Rochelle approx 70km. This fabulous and unspoilt estate offers many opportunities.

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You approach the property by its oak lined driveway which leads into the main garden and courtyard. The current owners have conserved all the historic features so that whilst renovation is required no main features have been spoiled or removed.

The large and various outbuildings offer many options, further accommodation, rooms for special events or courses etc, what is your project? 

The main house which is a rectangle is laid out as follows;

Centre of the house is an enormous entry hall (44m2) full depth of the house where the main oak staircase is housed. Original tiling on the floor and enough space to accommodate a full size billiard table. 
On the left of the hall is a magnificent sitting room with oak parquet, a fireplace (59m2) and windows to the south, west and north. To the right of the hall a living room opening onto the dining room at the rear with a fireplace and insert fire. (45m2) Parquet floors. Corridor with a door to the rear garden and access to the service staircase, tiled. Kitchen (12m2) to the rear, tiled floor.Office with fireplace (19m2) to the front, tiled floor.

Large landing area (stairs continue to the second floor) serving 3 bedrooms (22, 27, 15m2) one with a dressing room which could be a baby's bedroom. Corridor then leads to 3 more bedrooms (23, 18, 16m2) two at the front and one to the rear. The last bedroom on the right has a wc situated in the round tower attached to the house. The service staircase continues to the second floor from here. Large bathroom to the rear.

Large convertible attic (59m2) with full head height and windows. Corridor and landing serving 3 more bedrooms (18.5, 23.5, 17.8m2). Landing with main stairwell and bathroom with wc. Landing with service stairs.

The house has oil fired central heating, over 80% of the windows are double glazed, main slate roof is in excellent repair as is the roof of the little tower. Main drains are arriving at the end of 2019 and the property can be connected to them, it currently has private fosse systems.

The large outbuildings offer wonderful potential ofr various projects. 

Building 1 directly next to the main house;
One bed apartment, boiler room, garage with the fuel tank, 2 large storage areas on the groind floor with a full length convertible attic of 210m2. 

Building 2 at the rear of the house. In three parts, currently 2 are wood stores and the 3rd is an ipen fronted barn with a mezzanine of 40m2. There is again an attic space of 140m2.

Building 3 ; Pretty detached house for full renovation with approx 80m2 of habitable space. Entrance hall with oak staircase, kitchen, shower room and lounge with a large fireplace. Upstairs 2 good size bedrooms.
There are several small buildings previously used for animals etc that would need renovation.

The grounds are substantial and there are lots of diifferent fruit trees. There is a small pond and a tennis court. 

* €545 900 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 6 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€515 000 without fees)
This property has ...
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Double glazing
  • Garage
  • High speed internet
  • Private parking
  • Well
  • Woodburner(s)
Property Type
  • Country House
  • Family Home
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Village property