Matha Country Home For Sale

Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-141

Price: € 840.000

Where does one start to describe this fabulous property which offers so much to a potential buyer. The entrance into the large gravelled courtyard is immediately impressive with its traditional charentaise stone archway. The outbuildings, all in good condition, flank the the left side of the courtyard and lead up to the main house which is south facing. To the right of the courtyard there is a fabulous terraced area and swimming pool with sauna. Leading off the pool terrace is the door to the gite. In addition to the barns and old stables there are other outbuildings ideal for conversion if you wish to create more gites. The main house is fabulous and has the owners' apartment in the West Wing of the house. Exquisite dream Charentaise Manor house in the Charente Maritime only 1 hour from La Rochelle and the coast. This could be your fabulous home or you can run it as a lucrative business. Everything you could need or offer for the perfect French holiday in the maritime. Easy flight connections. - In Greater detail the property comprises. Grand Reception Hallway. 24m2. Impressive central staircase sweeping left e right to first floor landing. Original 18th century tiled floor. ceiling cornercing. To rear of the staircase is a cloakroom with wc and vanity wash hand basin, heated towel rail and part decorative tiling. Living room. 30m2, Marble fireplace with wood burner, wood floor, beams, Torus skirting, double doors to; Sitting room. 15m2. Feature fireplace, wood floor, beams, built in placard ( cupboard), doors to rear garden. Dining Room. 26m2. Original fireplace which was in the chateau and having the original family coat of arms. Wood floor, Torus skirting, two built in placards, beams. Kitchen. 30m2. Fitted with a range of wall and base fitted cupboards with tiled work surface areas. Charentaise fireplace with wood burner. Built in placards, extractor canopy , plumbed for washing machine. Ground floor bedroom, " POMMEREAU" situated at rear of Reception hallway. 14m2, and with en-suite comprising; vanity wash hand basin, wc, shower, bidet and expelair vent. First floor landing. Suite 1, "Grande Champagne" Entrance hallway. Bedroom 28m2, Wood floor, Marble fireplace,views over formal gardens and pool. Bedroom, 12m2, wood floor and beams. Bathroom, 6m2, wc, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, part decorative tiling to walls. Suit 2, " Petite Champagne" Entrance hallway, 6m2. Bedroom, 12m2, Marble fire surround, wood floor, beams. Bedroom, 12m2, Marble fireplace, wood floor. Bathroom, 8m2, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, panelled bath with shower over. Situated off the hallway is a linen cupboard and access to the second floor grenier ( attic ) of approx 130m2 which could offer further accommodation. West Wing / Private accommodation. The West Wing is attached to the main house, yet has its own private entrance. There is acces from the main kitchen of the main house. Entrance Sitting room, 10m2, beams, timber floor. Living room. 18m2. Wood floor, beams, Original oak doors to lane and rear private garden with store room / stockage. Bedroom suite " Le Studio Suite" Bedroom, 18m2, tiled floor, beams, shower room with shower, tiled floor and walls, xpelair, heated towel rail. Stairs to upper floor bedroom of 12m2 with cloakroom having WC, and wash hand basin, decorative tiling. Situated off the living room is; Country style kitchen, ( originally the servants kitchens.) 16m2. Charentaise fireplace with open grate, Oak style wall and base fitted cabinets, terracotta earth tiled floor, beams, stairs to upper floor. First floor landing. Bedroom, 36m2. Laminate wood floor, beams. Shower room with shower, pedestal wash hand basin, expelair vent, part tiling. Separate wc with wash hand basin. Bedroom / office, 12m2. Beams. Detached Cottage.( adjacent to pool and sauna) Entrance. Living room. 50m2. Charentaise frieplace, original potager, tiled floor, beams, stairs to upper floor, door to lane for separate entrance / exit. Kitchen. 14m2. Wall and base fitted cupboards, plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher, cooker point, part tiling, beams, door providing access to private courtyard garden and Orchard. First floor. Landing. bedroom, 28m2. Beams, part exposed stone walls. Bedroom, 14m2, beams. Bathroom, 10m2 corner bath, wc, pedestal wash hand basin. Outside. The property is approached through a stunning stone charentaise arched entrance, leading to the gravelled approach to the main house and having the formal gardens and outbuildings. Outside the main house is a formal quiet garden which looks out over the grounds and pool and is a wonderful breakfast spot with the morning sun. To the left as you go through the arch is a large barn of approx 240m2. This barn is currently divided into 3 parts inside, has been totally re-roofed and has had plans passed to convert to further accommodation. To the far end of the barn and adjacent to the west Wing entrance is a garage / wood store and oil store. To the right as you enter is a covered area to which is attached a Stable and further barn with 3 internal stables and pool house. There is a gate that takes you to the detached cottage and within this area, there is access to a covered hangar and in this covered hangar you will find shower facilities for the Sauna room and jacuzzi spa tub. From here you can access the heated swimming pool. The pool has an area of 8 x 4 metres ( deep) and a 4 x 3 metre shallow area for children. Surrounding the pool are split level terrace / patio's where you can sunbath with the hot summer sun on your back and enjoy that local apperatif, Pineau! To the side of the pool area is a garden area and a large covered hangar, great for covered activities like table tennis. A door lead out to the rear Orchard. To the side of the hangar is another large barn of 175m2 which had the original wine press. Some of the press is still in situe. There are a collection of smaller outbuildings that would have been used for goats, hens and also the original outside toilets !! Situated just close to the pool area is the original Lavoir. A building which would have been used to wash and cook with a central well, bringing up the water. Other information. The manor house sits proudly in the grounds where the 16th century Chateau once stood and was built form the stone of the chatea when it was demolished in 1888. In the Dining room of the main house is the original fireplace with the family coat of arms, which was taken from one of the bedrooms in the chateau. Oil central heating. 3 x Fosse. Adsl broadband. Heated swimming pool. Sauna room and jacuzzi spa tub.

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  • Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-141
  • Type: Villas
  • Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
  • Price: € 840.000