This stunning property has it all and offers many possibilities ranging from B&B, Gites as well as the equestrian side, facilities for 5 camping pitches , not forgetting the well known English Food store business or even just as a private home !!
The main property is a beautifully presented Manor house and was built in 1840 it was the home for many a distinguished person, including the Mayor a Doctor and a Pharmacist. Still to this day, in the gardens, there is a statue of the Virgin Mary, where in the 1950's this statue was the object of visits organised by the parish priest Jamin. These visits were processions of young Christians and Young Catholic Farmers.
In the garden of this impressive manor is a huge, beautiful Magnolia Tree which flowers twice a year. Adjacent to the Manor is a 10 x 5 m salt water swimming pool, with bar area.
The main door of the Manor opens onto a generous 20m2 hallway with staircase leading upstairs. The flooring of this and the 51m2 formal sitting/dining room is original tiling. This room is heated by a huge double fronted wood burner. To the right of the hallway, the 26m2 kitchen has been tastefully refitted to accommodate a large family.
The stairs from the hallway go up half a storey, to the right leading onto a mezzanine gallery there are 2 bedrooms (20m2) and a large bathroom and to the left of the stairs are a further 2 bedrooms (22 and 35m2), the larger of the two having an en-suite bathroom and open fireplace.
Up another half a storey there are another 2 bedrooms (31 and 20m2), both with en-suite bathrooms, the small bedroom housing the magnificent tower, with stained glass windows and parquet wooden flooring.
The mezzanine gallery overlooks a family living room, impressive by its size (75m2), heated by a large wood burner. This room is connected to the kitchen through a huge pantry/storage area. This living room also has a door to the food shop business which consists of two rooms (37 and 26m2).
There are also two huge barns attached to the Manor which could easily be converted into extra Gites or used for weddings etc
The outbuildings are as follows:
- an apartment (30m2), this is attached to the Manor with separate entrance, comprising small kitchen, shower room, sitting room and bedroom.
- The Gatehouse (50m2) comprises of 2 bedrooms, open plan lounge/kitchen, shower room and covered bbq area.
- The Lodge dating back to 1560 (100m2) comprises of downstairs bedroom, kitchen/diner, shower room, lounge and mezzanine landing which is currently used as a further bedroom with private terrace, garden and swimming pool.
- 2 series of stables, 6 boxes in total.
- An independent office room and a sanitary unit, housing toilet, sink and shower
The land totals 2 hectares, including gardens. There are 2 driveways and ample parking. To the rear of the stables there is an area for providing camping facilities with electric and water points.
The property is situated in a bustling market town Montguyon, it is approx 45 mins from the beautiful city of Bordeaux and its airport and approx 1 hr from the golden sandy beaches of Royan.
Locally there are a number of swimming lakes with beaches and restaurants and not to mention the distilleries of Cognac and the famous Pineau de Charente.
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