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Brittany – Stunning High Quality 8 Bed Home - 475000 Euro

Ref. No.: ARB5006

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Beautiful, traditional stone house renovated to retain its character providing spacious accommodation and coming complete with two 2 bedroom gites, swimming pool and tennis court. All set in gardens of over 2 acres with superb open views of the surrounding countryside. Close to L’Absie (shops) and La Chataigneraie (all services), just one hour from La Rochelle, 40 minutes from Niort. With many tourist attractions close by, this 4 bed 4 bathroom house and gites provides a great live/work opportunity.



Priced To Sell – Superb and rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful renovated property with the added advantage of the possibility of an income or additional accommodation for family and friends. Located in the picturesque rolling bocage countryside of the Gâtine hills just 5 km from L’Absie with shops and restaurants and close to La Châtaigneraie providing all services, this home is ideally situated close to tourist activities but away from the everyday hustle and bustle. La Rochelle (airport) – 1hr, Niort (TGV) – 40 minutes.


Main House

This large stone built home provides spacious and light rooms with all bedrooms having their own shower or bathrooms making it ideal for a possible B&B business or just great for a family.

Ground Floor: -

Kitchen Diner (27m2) – front aspect, fitted units with breakfast bar, 1 ½ bowl sink, dishwasher, extractor, space for range style stove, tiled floor, exposed beams.

Utility (17m2) – rear aspect with door to rear gardens, some further fitted units, sink, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler, tiled floor, exposed beams.

W.C. – tiled floor and ½ tiled walls.

Shower room (4m2) – side aspect, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, hand basin, tiled floor and fully tiled walls.

Office (13m2) – front aspect, carpeted, exposed beams.

Lounge (43m2) – triple aspect with French windows to front and rear gardens, fireplace, exposed beams, wooden staircase to first floor, carpeted.

First Floor: -

Carpeted landing and corridor serving all bedrooms, exposed stone and beams.

Master Bedroom (16.5m2) – front and rear aspect, exposed beam, fitted wardrobe, carpeted.

En suite Bathroom (5.3m2) – bath, hydro massage shower cubicle, W.C., hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 (14m2) – rear aspect, exposed beam, carpeted.

En suite Shower room (4.5m2) – shower cubicle, hand basin, W.C., heated towel rail, carpeted.

Bedroom 3 (12.5m2) – rear aspect, exposed beam, carpeted.

En suite Shower room (4.4m2) – shower cubicle, hand basin, W.C., heated towel rail, carpeted.

Bedroom 4 (17m2) – rear aspect, exposed beam, carpeted, hand basin.

En suite Shower room – shower cubicle, W.C., heated towel rail, laminate floor.



Situated in a converted stone barn unattached to the main house are the two identical gites.

Both comprise the following.

Ground floor: -

Kitchen Living Space (24m2) – corner fitted kitchen with 1 bowl sink, beams, tiled floor, door to terrace.

Bedroom 1 (10m2) – double room, carpeted

Shower room (5m2) – shower cubicle, W.C., hand basin, ½ tiled walls

Bedroom 2 (10.4m2) – space for 3 single beds, carpeted.

Second identical gite except the bedrooms have laminate floors.


The remaining barn space between the 2 gites provides scope for further accommodation and a games area. The ground floor space is currently mostly open and would be ideal for a games area or clubroom. The first floor has been partly converted to provide an apartment of 42m2 some finishing work is required but the fitted corner kitchen is already in place complete with oven, hob, fridge as is the shower room. To the rear of the gites is a large stone workshop (45m2) with power connected, this building previously had planning permission to be converted to further accommodation.




Additional Buildings

Stone Garage (41m2) – space for at least two cars, electric door, unattached to main house and gites.

Stone Garden Store

Office/Hobby Room (17m2) – insulated, heated with electric connected.

Additional Stone Garage – unattached, with space for 2/3 cars, electric connected.


Heated Pool (12m x 6m) – in ground pool with side Roman steps, paving slab terrace, heated by a heat exchange system. An additional small stone building is currently being developed to provide an outdoor W.C. and summer kitchen area.


Small fish pond fenced in and stocked with fish.


Play area / Tennis court.


Large open gardens with far-reaching views, mature trees, fruit trees, shrubs and some flowerbeds. To the front of the property are two gravelled driveway entrances with raised flowerbeds and further parking for several cars.


The whole property benefits from two fosse septic tanks that have a been inspected and have conformity certificates available.


Energy Consumption Chart

CO2 Emissions Chart


DPE Results

Energy Consumption: D - 195 kwhrs pa pm2
CO2 Emissions: E - 46 kgrms pa pm2

Price: 475000 (PRIVATE SALE)




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