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4 bedroom stone house for sale

France - Thouars, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes

€334,400

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Call: 03339 395287

Key features:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Outbuildings renovated
  • Outbuilding to renovate

Full description:

Some 25 minutes to the south of Saumur, this charming restored stone house located in a small hamlet to the south of Montreuil Bellay, and close to the historic market town of Thouars, sits in its enclosed garden of 8500m². The home has four bedrooms in total with one on the ground floor, a large kitchen, two bathrooms, spacious living room, a guest/gite suite, garage, outbuildings and swimming pool. The extensive outbuildings have great potential for creating further accommodation and would be ideal for an artist's studio or other hobbies

The countryside around Montreuil-Bellay and Saumur has many vineyards and it is a great area for walking, cycling and eating. For the younger at heart, there is the nearby Centre Parcs, Futuroscope and the Puys de Fou which has the world's largest equestrian spectacle.
Ideally located for exploring the Loire Valley and its famous chateau, the transport links in the area are excellent and there is easy access to the French motorway network. The nearest Channel port is Caen around 3 hours drive away and the Channel Tunnel around 6 hours drive. There are regional airports with fights to the UK at Poitiers, Tours, Nantes and Angers (to London City in the summer only).

ACCOMMODATION


MAIN HOUSE

Ground Floor

Entrance (11.68m2) - Terracotta floor tiles, cupboards. Well lit with natural light and doors leading to the kitchen, downstairs bedroom/dining room, shower room and W.C. There is a door to the enclosed stairway to the first floor.

Living room (40.76m2) - a well proportioned double aspect room (S, N) with a large stone fireplace, terracotta floor tiles, beams (2.82m ht), with a door through to the kitchen and access to the circular tower staircase leading to the first floor and an external door to the sunny south facing garden.

Kitchen / Dining room (32.49m2) - a welcoming room with a tiled floor, exposed stone walls, beams, access to the rear terrace and garden.

Bedroom (14.57m2) - stone floor, access to the garden.

Shower room (13.21m2) - terracotta floor tiles, wash hand basin, shower.

Separate toilet (3.98m2) - terracotta floor tiles, wash hand basin,wc.

Laundry /Boiler room (4.6m2) - terracotta floor tiles, exposed stone walls.


First Floor

Bathroom (28.89m2) - bath, walk in shower, two wash hand basins, wc. Leads to:

Bedroom (34.23m2) - terracotta floor tiles, fireplace with Godin burner, beams. A double aspect room with views across the rear and front gardens.

Bedroom (42.77m2) - terracotta floor tiles, stone fireplace, beams, exposed stone walls. Another double aspect room with views across the rear garden and access to the tower.


GUEST SUITE (separate exterior access)

Bed sitting room (30.95m2) - terracotta floor tiles, clothes hanging space.

En-suite bathroom (4m2) - terracotta floor tiles, shower, wash hand basin, electric towel rail, wc.


OUTSIDE

Building to renovate for possible accommodation/ studio comprising, three ground floor rooms and one first floor room under the eaves with full head height throughout.

Garage/workshop (38m2), vaulted cave, car port, covered terrace, swimming pool 10x5m (salt water with automatic control), enclosed garden of 8500m2


SERVICES

Mains water and electricity, independent foul water system, oil fuelled central heating (De Dietrich), electric boiler 200ltrs for the hot water, wooden framed double glazing


Tax Fonciere : 963 euros


These details are for information purposes only. They do not form part of a contract. Sizes and measurements given are approximate. The owner and the agent do not guarantee the accuracy of any information given. Any prospective buyer should independently satisfy themselves that all the information given is correct before entering into any form of sales agreement or contract.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Poitiers (Biard) (International), 36.6 miles
  • Nantes Atlantique (International), 66.7 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

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Agence Vallée des Rois, Brissac Quincé

20, rue du 14-Juillet 49320 Brissac Quincé
03339 395287  Local call rate
About Agence Vallée des Rois, Brissac Quincé

Your Life Style – Our Experience – Your Choice

Opening Hours: We plan our days to fit your timetable

Welcome to Agence Vallee des Rois, the Franco-British estate agency located in the heart of the UNESCO classified Loire Valley in Western France, a wonderful place to come and enjoy the more relaxed French way of life with something to appeal to everyone. It really is a perfect area in which to buy a first or a second home.

We are a French registered business that has been buying and selling properties for French and International clients since 1998 so you know you are dealing with a well established agency that is legal, regularly inspected and professionally run and, to reassure you further the team speaks fluent French and English.

We believe we are the perfect place for you to start your search for a home in France.

The agency offers a tailor-made service from the first time you contact us until completion of your property purchase. We want the process to be as stress free as possible and will help you open bank accounts, get mortgages, transfer the utilities and set up the telephone and internet.

We try to find something for everyone: whether it is a small town house with a courtyard garden in a sleepy market town, a gite complex, a farm with barns for storing vintage cars not far from Le Mans or an equestrian property close to the Ecole National d’Equitation and the world famous Cadre Noir de Saumur.

Please browse through our properties for sale on the website which we up-date on a regular basis. If you are unable to find the exact property you are seeking, complete the contact form and we will be happy to assist you further in your French property search.

We understand that moving to a foreign country is a big step to take. If you want to make sure that life in France is really for you before you buy a house, we can find you either a long term unfurnished rental property or put you in touch with a holiday cottage owner who is ready to let his gite during the off season.

We don’t want to waste your time. Tell us about the sort of life style you want in France and profit from our experience to help you find the perfect French home for you.

Whatever the economic climate, the Loire Valley remains a sought after area and a popular place to buy a property. Foreign home buyers are always surprised how much better value for money the houses are in comparison to their own countries and by how much further their money can go. With house prices starting from well under €100,000 and rising into the millions, property buyers can find anything from reasonably priced village homes in need of work, town houses, country properties with land, equestrian properties, B&B or gîte businesses, through to large chateaux.

Our property listings range from restoration projects through houses with land, traditional country homes (longères), cottages (fermettes), modern houses and restored chateaux meaning we have a wide choice of properties to suit all tastes and budgets. We have properties for sale to the north and south of the River Loire and cover much of Maine et Loire (Dept 49), Indre et Loire (Dept 37) and La Sarthe (Dept 72) but we are now actively expanding our property portfolio south of the River Loire and featuring more properties in the vineyards south of Angers, going even further south towards Thouars (Dept 79).

Enough about us, now to tell you a little more about our region, the climate is better than the UK with longer, hotter summers and milder winters and the region is known throughout France for its gentle climate - ‘la douceur angevine’ – and we believe that applies to the people too.

It is easy to relax outside a café in one of the town squares and watch the world go by, browse the stalls at the weekly market or do a little wine tasting at one of the local vineyards. For the more energetic, explore the countryside on the quiet roads and kilometres of dedicated cycle paths or go horse riding in the forests or on the banks of the Loire. Lovers of history aren’t forgotten either: find out more about the joint history of France and the UK with a visit to Fontevraud Abbey where Richard the Lion Heart is buried ………… and then there are charming towns like Saumur, watched over by its famous chateau, where you can visit the Tank Museum, go to the to the National Riding School and the famous dancing horses of the Cadre Noir, the gardens of Villandry – the list of things to do and places to visit goes on and on.

Transport links are good. Getting to and from the area is easy and there are plenty of autoroute connections (A11, A85) meaning it is simple to go to Paris or the sea for the day. The nearest ferry port (Caen Ouistreham) is only 2.5 hours drive away, there are regional airports at Tours, Nantes, Angers (Marcé) and Poitiers, TGV trains run from Saumur, Angers and Tours and there are connections to the Eurostar via Lille or Paris.




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