8 bedroom detached villa for sale
Saint Porchaire, Charente Maritime, France
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- Outdoor pool
- Private garden
- Covered parking
- Guest house
- Original features
- Fitted kitchen
- Fitted bathroom
This Charentais Manor House is a charming and graceful property situated 1.5 miles from the ancient town of Saint Porchaire in the Coastal Region of the Charente Maritime, and a few miles from the beautiful Atlantic coastline of Western France.
The property has been sympathetically renovated and makes the perfect family home which includes a guest house and stable. Access is via a private lane circling the front of the property which leads to a central courtyard at the rear of the Manor house.
On the ground floor of the Manor house (300 sqm) are 4 reception rooms including a large drawing room, formal dining room, family sitting room and a 20 sqm heated veranda leading to the rear terrace. There is also a handmade fitted kitchen and a fully equipped second kitchen plus a large laundry and utility room and a toilet and shower room. On the first floor are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a dressing room and two further bedrooms. On the second floor are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
The guest house has a 35 sqm living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room.
The property can be purchased furnished by negotiation.
This Charentais Manor House is quintessentially French in its design and comes with a stable, barn and a cellar under the main house, ideal for keeping wine. The garden has a "ha-ha" wall (a former deep moat) with steps leading to the lower garden and landscaped garden. There is a 12m x 5m swimming pool together with woods and a field which is perfect for horses.
The Roman town of Saintes is 8 miles away and La Rochelle, with its port, marina, restaurants and airport is a 40 minute drive. Three further airports are close by and the TGV station to Paris is about 30 miles away.