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7 Bed Country House for sale

Mirambeau, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France

£424,783 *


Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Emissions: A
  • Consumption: D
  • Plot size: 4300 m2
  • Habitable space: 300 m2


  • Country house from front, villa from back
  • 2 bedroom annexe/gite (+ potential for 2nd gite)
  • 11x5m below ground pool with diving board
  • 2 all weather garden rooms/terraces
  • Views over the valley
  • 3 gardens of up to an acre
  • Double garage + storage
  • Very flexible : for home or holidays

Full Description

* living room (23m2) with French doors (opening onto private garden), English satellite Tv & fireplace with insert/log burner. Double doors open into:
* dining room (25m2) with display fireplace, off-peak electric storage heater & windows opening to front of property, with adjustable "plantation" shutters
* large entrance hall & study (15m2) with fireplace with insert/log burner, phone/broadband access
* light & airy kitchen (17m2) with bespoke, handmade kitchen units (including Belfast sink & spaces for cooker range, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher & washing machine), off-peak electric storage heater, feature light well & dining area with double doors opening into:
* stunning 20m2 enclosed terrace/garden room, with 2 sets of top quality, triple sliding, glass doors with views over pool, garden & valley beyond. Log burner provides heating in winter months. A seperate door opens into the 3rd garden.
* at the bottom of the stairs leading to the 1st floor bedrooms is a bathroom (with bath, shower, bidet & hand basin/vanity unit) & a seperate toilet. There is also an Aqualux water softening unit.
On the 1st floor:
* a newly created master suite of double bedroom (15m2), dressing room (7m2) with storage units & bathroom with bath, corner shower, Wc & hand basin/vanity unit
* 3 further bedrooms (2 double, 1 single), one with original display fireplace dated 1880
* these bedrooms are served by a shower room on the first floor (with corner shower, Wc & hand basin) & the bathroom & Wc at the bottom of the stairs
Heating :
Main heating is provided by the insert/log burner in the living room, which easily heats the entire house. It is supplemented by background heating from the 2 electric storage heaters, which air/warm the house during any unoccupied periods. Hot water is provided by off-peak electric immersion heater. The property is almost entirely double glazed.
Guest studio (option as 2nd gite):
* opening off the kitchen is a guest studio (with rental potential if desired) comprising: double bedroom with shower & hand basin, seperate kitchenette (which doubles as utility room for the whole house if needed) & seperate toilet
PLUS self-contained 2 bedroom annexe:
Attached to the main house is an annexe ideal for family/friends living with or just staying with you, including:
* 26m2 enclosed terrace/garden room, with top quality triple sliding, glass doors with views over the pool, garden & valley beyond. A log burner provides heating in winter months.
* modern fully equipped kitchen & dining area
* living room with satellite Tv/Dvd & log burner
* bathroom with wall mounted shower
* seperate toilet
* on 1stfloor (via spiral staircase) : 2 double bedrooms (one accessed through the other), main bedroom with air conditioning & panoramic window with views across countryside
For the last 16 years the current owners have successfully let this out as a gite for couples, with reliable income of £12,000 pa, up to 50% returning guests & 95%-100% occupancy June-September. All the gite's furniture, fittings & equipment are included in the sale price.
* the property is served by a private drive, the 1st part of which is shared with the friendly French family who live next door
* at the end of the drive is a spacious parking area & 40m2 double garage that includes storage space
* full sized, below ground 11m x 5m swimming pool, constructed in concrete with quality liner, with diving board. Both the liner & the paved pool surround were replaced in 2013
* pool is protected by wireless infra-red perimeter alarm that conforms with French safety legislation
* boules pit
* the pool is surrounded by an enclosed garden with palms etc & child proof gates
* beyond that garden is an open garden of an acre, with mature trees & bushes, adjoining vineyards
* there is a 3rd private garden, upon which the house living room opens, including an original well & log store

This property listing (ref: Chez Ravet sale) is an advertisement supplied by a private seller and does not constitute property particulars. While (APITS Ltd.) requests all advertisers supply correct details, it does not carry out checks on the information supplied and cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies. recommends seeking independent legal advice prior to any overseas property purchase.

*Based on an exchange rate of 0.8581 from Euro to GBP. This rate is updated daily and is an indicative market rate supplied by A Place in the Sun Currency. Actual trading rates vary.

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