- Successful gite business
- 4 bed main house and 2 bed cottage
- Within easy reach of Saumur & Chinon
- Both properties in good condition
- Yoga studio
- 2 acres of land
- Private location surrounded by fields
- Farmers market and lots of shops, cafés and restaurants in Loudun
- 1hr to Poitiers airport / 4hrs to Caen ferry port
- Modern septic tank
This 6 bed property consists of a 16th century farmhouse, an 18th century cottage and a medieval tower, which is currently used a yoga studio. The property is surrounded by fields, sits in 2 acres of lovely gardens and is within easy reach of the market towns of Loudun and Saumur.
The property is currently run as a successful B+B/gite business.
There is a generous 340m2 of habitable space and the layout of the accommodation is as follows:
Main house (16th Century farmhouse):
Living room (37m2) with wood-burning stove
Fitted kitchen (43m2) with underfloor heating
Bedroom (27m2) with en suite shower room, fireplace and access to the courtyard.
A wooden staircase leads from the large kitchen/laundry area up to a vaulted large open plan living area (44m2) with sofas, office, and bedroom with ensuite bathroom (this is what the current owners use as their personal space when there are guests in the chambre d'hotes).
A second stunning 14th century Tuffeau stone staircase leads up from the ground floor and main entrance to a galleried landing which leads off to two double vaulted bedrooms (26m2 and 33m2), both of which have en suite bathrooms.
Fitted kitchen (21.5m2) with wood burner
Bedroom (12m2) with en ensuite bathroom (6m2) and separate WC.
The wooden staircase from the entrance hall leads to a landing. To the right is the living room (29m2) and to the left is the second bedroom (15m2) and a separate bathroom.
The ground floor room (22m2) is currently used as a therapy room and the upstairs as a yoga studio (23m2). There is also a cellar (55m2) and a vaulted barn (76m2), which currently houses the hot tub. This whole area is perfect for al fresco entertaining.
There is a stone building (7m2) next to the kitchen used as a wood store as well as a second barn (44m2). In addition, there are numerous buildings to renovate; a second medieval tower (24m2) opposite the other, with adjoining barn (123m2) and building with old milking parlour (39m2) and workshop (64m2) with mezzanine above (41m2).
The gravelled courtyard runs between the buildings and has flowers beds and lawn. The garden surrounds the property and is a mix of woodland and open mature grounds.
The medieval market town of Loudun is a 5min drive. Here you’ll find basic shops (including an excellent bakery), supermarket, restaurants and a twice-weekly produce market.
The famous wine centres of Chinon and Saumur are both within easy reach and the area generally is home to some of the most famous Loire Valley chateaux and vineyards.
Drainage: Septic tank (system conforms to current regs)
Heating: Wood-burners and electric radiators in main house and cottage, underfloor heating in main house kitchen and utility
Plot size: 10108m2
Habitable space: 340m2
Distance to shops: 5mins
Distance to airport: 1hr (Poitiers)
Distance to ferry port: 4hrs (Caen)
Please note: All locations and sizes are approximate. La Résidence has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However, this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are either given or implied.