Attractive traditional stone house plus apartment and gite, pool, extensive grounds, view of Gironde Estuary, 15 minutes drive to beach.
This is a flexible property, with the possibility to let two separate units in Summer, situated in a traditional village, surrounded by vineyards, on the heights above the Gironde Estuary.
The nearest beach is about 15 minutes drive and several of the picturesque small ports along the estuary are accessible with a few minutes drive.
The nearest local airports are Bordeaux and La Rochelle, approximately 65 minutes and 90 minutes respectively. Railway stations in Royan and Saujon provide services to regional large towns, including Angoulême, where the high-speed train network can whisk you to Paris in two hours. The A10 motorway junctions at Saintes, Pons and Mirambeau are the nearest.
This property consists of:
Main house of approximately 129 m², built around 1900, comprising large kitchen diner of 34.6 m² with a working fireplace and a view over the pool, fitted and equipped kitchen, french windows to the poolside and a connecting door to the separate apartment.
- living room of 32.9 m² with working fireplace and double glazed french windows leading to the garden and pool.
Upstairs, via an oak staircase from the kitche, are three good-sized bedrooms with laminate floors - 12.25, 10.65 and 16.2 m², the two largest with built-in wardrobes and the largest having a french window with a great view over the pool, garden, surrounding vines and the glorious Gironde Estuary. A family bathroom of 11.5 m² completes the accommodation of the main house with a bath, large shower, handbasin and WC.
The adjacent single-storey apartment (approx 65 m²) has a good deal of character with exposed stone and beams. It offers a large living room of 36 m², open-plan kitchen, bedroom of 10.6 m²; bathroom (7.5 m²) with bath, shower, vanity unit, separate WC.
There is a private garden leading to the entrance of the apartment so it is genuinely self-contained.
The gite, built in 1838, (approx 87 m²) also has plenty of character with original features like a functioning stone fireplace, original foodwarmer (potager), stone sink and exposed stone wall.
There's a large fitted and equipped kitchen of 17.4 m², a living room/diner of 27.5 m², again with working fireplace, beams and a door to the terrace and garden.
Upstairs are three bedrooms of 9.9, 8. 97 and 7.3 m²; the second two of these interconnecting to provide family accommodation. There's a 5.6 m² shower room with vanity unit and shower plus a separate WC. The large landing area of 8 m² lends itself to hobbies space.
The 47 m² workshop could easily be converted to further living accommodation if required.
The 10 x 5m pool is equipped with a rigid roll-on security cover and is set in the attractive garden with its lawns and fruit trees.
The property has the benefit of mains drainage and currently generates an attractive income from lettings.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Plot size
- 4,535 m²
- Total living area
- 280 m²
- All bathrooms
- Broadband internet
- Swimming pool