Saint-Genis-de-Blanzac Country Home For Sale

Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-16

Price: € 761.250


A renovated 5 bedroom main house with large dining kitchen, 2 bathrooms 4/5 sitting rooms. Set in just under 12 acres with the option of a further 7 acres, this is a stunning property with a very succesful gite (2) business.
The main house comprises 5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 4/5 reception rooms, offering a massive 300+ square metres (3200 sq ft) of living space. Originally the masters house for what was once a Cognac farm, the property has been extended and improved to create a substantial family home, offering an abundance of accommodation to suit the largest of families.
Internally the property boasts a wealth of exposed stone walls and beams, a major characteristic of the regions properties, yet benefits from todays modern conveniences such as central heating throughout and double glazing to all windows and doors. Accommodation with approximate room measurements comprises - Electrically operated gates open in to a gravelled courtyard with typical double rising stone steps, enveloped in lilac wysteria, leading to the main entrance.
Entrance Hall (6.25m x 4.36m) - having exposed stone walls and beams, offering sufficient space as a further reception room and currently utilised as a home office. Exposed floorboards and open fireplace. Double glazed windows to rear raised terrace. Stairs to first floor, further stairs to ground floor and opening to.. Formal Sitting Room (6.23m x 5.62m) - Twin double doors opening out to the rear raised Morning terrace with further windows overlooking courtyard to front.
Large stunning ornamental stone fireplace, being the focal point for this delightful, bright roo Snug/T.V. Room (5.97m x 4.25m) - From the entrance hall a short flight of stairs takes you down to the cosy Snug, currently used as a T.V. room for the children, but has previously been utilised as the formal Dining Room. Double glazed windows offer views across the front courtyard. Exposed wood flooring and open fireplace, housing woodburning stove. Twin doors give access to the Kitchen and to the Dining Area Dining Room (5.85m x 4.11m) - The L-shaped Dining and Kitchen area is flooded with light from the large double glazed picture window looking out across the courtyard.
Attractive tiled flooring throughout makes for easy cleaning. Exposed stonework to the false firplace with concealed lighting. Exposed timbers to ceiling. From the dining area two doors give access to a downstairs bathroom incorporating bath, quadrant shower cubicle, twin sinks and wc. A further door gives access to the utility/boot room, housing the boiler for the central heating, hot water tank and space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge/freezer. Kitchen (7.96m x 3.36m) -
The large kitchen incorporates an extensive range of attractive wood fronted wall mounted and base units with glazed display units and offer ample worksurfaces for food preparation. Incorporated into the kitchen are 2 built in fan assisted ovens, inset induction hob and further inset gas hob.
Integrated dishwasher below twin sinks and integrated fridge. Twin double doors give access to the rear terrace and gardens with views across to the swimming pool. Further glazed door opens in to the Conservatory (4.57m x 4.02m) which is currently used as linen and towel store for the rental properties, however would make an ideal additional seating area offering views across the rear gardens.
From the entrance hall a staircase rises to the large 1st floor landing area with window overlooking courtyard to front and doors to bedrooms and bathroom. Master Bedroom (6.25m x 5.49m) - A stunning Master Bedroom offering ample light and space with windows to front and rear offering superb views. A stunning array of exposed timbers are a particular feature of the room.
From the master bedroom an oppening has been made through in to the 5th bedroom which is currently used as a substantial walk in dressing room (4.33m x 3.2m) and incorporates an extensive range of built in wardrobes. This room could easily be returned to a bedroom as the original door from the landing has been kept. Upstairs there are 3 further bedrooms each measuring approximately 4m x 3m and each having windows offering views of the gardens and open countryside beyond.
The recently completed bathroom incorporates inset bath, walk in shower, freestanding sink and wc, attractive tiled surrounds with wood laminate flooring and window to front. Playroom/Games Room (6.2m x 5.6m) - Directly below the formal sitting room and accessed via the courtyard is a basement room which is currently utilised as a Playroom for the children. With a small amount of expenditure this room could be improved to create a superb Games room with sufficient space to house a snooker or pool table. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 4.8 hectares (approx 12 acres) of mainly pasture land having formal lawns around the house and gites and various meadows surrounding the whole, together with a small area of woodland.
Around the property the gardens are generally flat, dropping away to the rear in to the valley. There are a further 7 acres of fenced pasture land available adjacent to the property, subject to negotiation, making this ideal for those with equestrian interests or those just wishing to surround themselves with their own slice of countryside. To the front of the property and facing South with stunning views across the valley, sits an attractive walled garden incorporating the first of 2 swimming pools. The pool measures 12m x 6m with roman steps to one end and is surrounded by a flagstone patio offering ample leisure space giving way to lawns.
To the rear of the main house sits the second pool, which is for owners own use measuring 10m x 5m with roman steps and surrounded by flagstone patio. This area is currently undergoing some updating and refreshing ready for the summer. To the South East side of the property sits a substantial block built barn, which would be ideal to convert into stabling or even an indoor sand school. The barn extends to approximately 18m x 17m and currently utilised as a games barn and store for bikes and gite facilities.
Planning permission was granted on this barn in 2007 to convert into a substantial residential/rental property, offering tremendous scope for further development of the complex. A private courtyard to the front of the main house is surrounded by a number of further outbuildings, having a variety of uses including stores, workshop, pool houses incorporating the filters for the 2 swimming pools as well as a bar and play area. There are endless possibilities for further development of these buildings if so required. Gite 1 "The Ivy Barn" is a substantial 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom rental property situated on the South facing side of the grounds overlooking the valley of sunflowers and vines. The property was originally a barn and cowsheds, but has been converted to create an extremely high class rental property.
Internally the property has been updated to incorporate modern day conveniences but has retained most of it's French charm and character. The open plan sitting/dining/kithen with it's vaulted ceiling is a delight to behold and guests often comment on how the website pictures do not do the property justice. La Grange Lierre is a substantial 4 bed 3 bathroom rental property situated on the south facing side of the grounds over looking the valley, a beautiful, uniterrupted view.
The property was originally a barn and cowsheds but has been renovated to create a very attractive rental property Internally modernised to high standard but has retained original features and charm. An open plan sitting/dining/kitchen with it,s vaulted ceiling is vey pretty and very French. Historic bookings show excellent bookings May through September. Our very effective bookings website would be included with the sale La Grange Lierre already has several bookings for the 2010 season therefore ensuring an immediate income stream for any potential purchaser.
The future income and the website for this property will be passed on to any potential purchaser. "The Little House" is a delightful 2 bedroom cosy property, originally converted from farm outbuildings, and having been recently updated and improved to it's current level. The property boasts central heating and double glazing and is an ideal longer term rental property or alternatively as relatives accommodation. As can be seen from it's website pictures the property has been thoughtfully decorated to reflect it's French charm and character. Full details of this charming property, together with it's rental history and income potential are available.

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  • Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-16
  • Type: Villas
  • Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
  • Price: € 761.250