Commercial - Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire (16300) - CHARENTE € 1,155,000

Réf : 88387ET16

Impeccable 17 century Property with 5 Superb Chambres D'Hotes and 4 Luxury Gites. Heated Pool. Extensive grounds

This is a lovely old complex of buildings from 1712, with many original features, including its former Cognac distillery bar, and is built around a large, enclosed, classic Charentais courtyard. It is near a small river and in the midst of the vines of the Grande Champagne Cognac region. A renovated 18th century wing provides 5 highly comfortable and spacious chambre d’hotes with ensuite bathrooms. Within the courtyard there are four luxury self catering cottages. Heated swimming pool, set in a classic Charentais courtyard with adjoining walled pool garden and 0.6 hectare walled Parc. Further grounds with excellent and documented business opportunity.
A wonderful opportunity to have a turnkey business and family home, set in one of the prettiest villages in the area but only 1 hour from Bordeaux. Angouleme 30 minutes, Royan (Atlantic coast) 1 hour

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Réf : 88387ET16

Detailed description

Entering in through electric gates into a spacious courtyard the main house is to the right.
There are 3 bedrooms a large sitting room and kitchen in this part. But the property has been cleverly designed so one may increase the size of the family home as this part of the property has internal connecting doors. Indeed, the new owners may wish to choose another part of the property to make their own.
Extensive renovations have taken place and the property now presents as 3 immaculate gites, renovated and decorated to the highest standard, a further gite (4 gites in total) , luxurious en suite B&B rooms and a large dining room, accessed if needed, from the main house.

Gite 1 accommodates 4 people in 2 en suite bedrooms, open plan kitchen, dining and living area with additional shower room and dual aspect fireplace. Outside it enjoys a separate west-facing terrace with views over the courtyard.
Gite 2 accommodates 4 people in 2 en suite bedrooms, with double height entrance hall leading to living room and kitchen/dining room. French windows from the living room and hall lead to an extensive terrace.
Gite 3 accommodates 4 people in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and separate toilet. Downstairs is an open plan kitchen, dining and living area.
Gite 4 accommodates 7 people in 3 en suite bedrooms, with a double height open plan kitchen, living and dining area. French windows open onto a south west facing terrace with views over the well tended parc and beyond.

There are extensive outbuildings , all in excellent order,. The history of many of the older properties in this area is their history with cognac and this property is no exception. The original distillery with 2 complete copper alembics is converted into an atmospheric bar with full toilet facilities . The original “pressoir” remains unconverted and could be made into a further gite, function room or large professional kitchen. The potential of this area is boundless. Seating potentially for up to 120 people.
The outside area of the property is beautiful. Mature well tended garden areas and a walled pool garden (heated salt water pool) which can be accessed from the parc or the courtyard.
The property has glowing reviews and documented revenue figures, available for serious clients to view in person. A large proportion of guests are repeat visitors
A perfect opportunity for someone to take on an immaculate property.
The property is ideal for a turn key, to run as it is currently, 4 high quality gites and a 5 bedroom Chambre d'Hote. It can be equally simply become a retreat with instant residential accommodation. A wonderful property for generational family living. And of course, for a group of friends who may want to share communal living within the beautiful grounds but with very private living areas. There are currently 5 beautifully appointed houses and a further scope for at least 1 or 2 more.
A wonderful property.

  • 1 155 000 € (HAI)
  • agency fees to be paid by seller
This property has ...
  • Electricity on site
  • Garage
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Private parking
  • Well
  • Woodburner(s)
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Double glazing
  • Guest house / gite
  • High speed internet
  • Swimming Pool
  • Water on site
Property Type
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Gite Complex
  • Family Home
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Close to golf course
  • Village property
Poitou Charentes
  • DPE - 204
  • GES - 21