Restored Manoir for sale with outstanding views, 8 ensuite bedrooms and pool. Charente

Poitou-Charentes, Charente

€795,000 ID: 136554

Just 2km from the centre of the picturesque Listed village of Aubeterre sur Dronne, is this exceptionally well restored Manoir with glorious views, the whole of which is bathed in sunshine all day, making a very warm and comfortable family home.

With just under 2 acres of ground it is a very manageable size, however this is a home with a distinct difference!

COMMERCIAL USE: PROPERTY RENTALS - This 8 en-suite bedroom property, in easy reach of the picturesque village of Aubeterre has a prospective annual rental value of up to € 120k a year.

BED and BREAKFAST - (providing meals, bar, teas etc) is capable of producing between € 50k - € 150k a year in this region.

Ideal property for offering Residential Training Courses, Cookery demonstrations etc. (Information supplied by the vendor).
No work required to start a business immediately.

With an eye to the future, the Manoir has been carefully designed so that it remains flexible in its usage for years to come - the property as a whole, has huge business potential with many possibilities - an up-market Bed and Breakfast/Chambre D'Hotes, Luxurious Residential Retirement Home, Conference/Wedding venue, rental in totality as a gite....this is an extremely versatile home. 

Built in 1830 and being the first time ever this property has come to the market, this elegant logis was originally part of a large tobacco growing/vineyard estate. It is set in a small hamlet with two other well maintained private properties. 

Planning consent has recently been obtained for the construction of a further building/house on the land which opens up even further the options this offered by this Manoir.

Totally restored to the highest standards throughout, underfloor heating with separate thermostats in every room. Satellite TV in all bedrooms/internet and phones. All windows/doors double glazed. Every bedroom has air conditioning/reversible heating. Other properties may claim a 'high quality' finish, but this property really takes the meaning to a new level!

"This is a warm comfortable home that could just as easily be a luxurious business opportunity" explains the vendor and its easy to see why - the quality of sanitary ware and electrical fittings throughout is second to none and all the rooms look out across the beautifully landscaped, south facing gardens, a superb swimming pool enclosed by 2 enchanting Pigeonniers (pigeon towers) and views stretching out across the Charente countryside. 

Black and white porcelain tiles throughout, the entrance hall has a cloakroom off and door into the kitchen - where a contemporary feels sits comfortably alongside the traditional stone working fireplace, kitchen door to garden and spiral staircase to first floor. Door into laundry and storage area/wine cave with further door to garden. From the entrance hall door to sitting room with spectacular views across the gardens and fields beyond framed by the stonework of the original barn door. The large dining room is light and elegant with space for a full size billiard table as well! There is also a staircase to the first floor. Through to a hallway from where you access a further laundry/storage area and door to extremely large barn or extra accommodation if required. Staircase to separate entrance hall and suites. 

All 8 bedrooms are on the first floor, each being spacious, south facing and with views over the gardens and the gently rolling countryside that stretches out for miles. Each is fully equipped with a quality and stylish en-suite shower room and storage cupboards. Two of the bedrooms are complete suites, with en-suite shower rooms, and comfortable sitting areas with TV/Satellite and WiFi. The suites benefit from the possibility of independent access. A further office on the first floor could easily be turned into permanent access into the attic - which is highly suitable for conversion to extra accommodation. 

With approximately 2 acres (8025m2) of land, there is space to feel secluded yet not isolated. The gardens are easy to maintain being mainly laid to lawns, with old wrought iron railing walls hanging in climbing roses, lavender beds and neatly trimmed hedges giving beautiful structure to the garden. Ample parking area for you and your guests and a huge garage. 

Within an walking distance from one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in France" - Aubeterre sur Dronne, where there are some wonderful activities for the children with a river beach and canoes, excellent restaurants and café and village shops etc. 2km from a golf course with tennis courts and bar restaurant. Within 20 minutes you have a variety of larger villages with supermarkets and other useful stores. Just over an hour to Bergerac and Bordeaux airports with daily flights to the UK and beyond.

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  • Details

    Property type
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    Plot size
    8,025 m²
    Total living area
    490 m²
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Swimming pool
    • Air conditioning
    • Barn
    • Broadband internet
  • Services in the area

    • Golf Course 2 km