3 Bed Cottage for sale

La Forêt-sur-Sèvre, Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Plot size: 1000 m2
  • Habitable space: 100 m2


  • Restored Barn & Stables
  • Main Home
  • Self Contained Gite
  • Fab gardens

Full Description

Converted barn and stable built in granite and set in a hamlet consisting of seven houses. Benefits from having been re-roofed in 2006 and is offered restored and ready to use. The property comprises a spacious main 1 bedroomed residence plus separate self-contained 2 bedroomed apartment. Set in delightful gardens and grounds of approx. 1000m2 (quarter acre)

Close by (15 mins walk) is the pretty village of St Marsault with its bar, bread depot, and a handy mini-superette. Go further along the road – 3 minutes in the car and you come to La Foret sur Sevre set beside the river and with bakers who also specialise in making their own chocolates as well as your breakfast fresh croissantes. In La Foret sur Sevre there is also two restaurants another bar which serves as a small post office, lottery tickets, tobacconist and newsagents. The bustling market town of Bressuire is approx. 20 mins drive.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK, low cost flights are available at La Rochelle (1hr) or Nantes (1hr) while the closest ferry ports are St Malo (3hrs) and Caen (3.5hrs) with daily crossings to Portsmouth or Roscoff (4.5hrs) with crossings to Plymouth & Eire, making the home convenient for guests and family visits.


Large lounge / dining room / Kitchen of approx. 6.50m x 3.50 opening onto the kitchen area. Doors from the kitchen open onto a patio area measuring approx. 3m x 2m. On the left is a larger gravelled patio perfect for your BBQ, Plancha etc.

Back Kitchen, wine cellar, large pantry, a small office, plus large garage/ workshop measuring approx. 6.50m x 6.50m.

Master Bedroom of approx. 4m.50 x 3m with fitted wardrobes and bathroom en suite.

Tiled throughout and electric convector in each room.

Independent Apartment: With a large bedroom and second small bedroom suitable for bunk beds. The lounge/dining room is app 6.50m x 3m with an adjacent kitchen and bathroom.

Gardens / Outside

The home is situated in approx. 1000m2 with fruit trees, lawns and vegetable garden. The owners comment “For the last 30years since we retired, I have grown my fruit and vegetables. Especially nice is picking your own tomatoes, aubergines, courgettes, melons, blackcurrants for your jam and in September, fresh figs for breakfast. There are 4 varieties of pears each ripening in succession”

There is outlined building permission for the land.

Ample space to park cars, keep a caravan or motorhome.

Local Area

Close by are three well stocked supermarkets and there is the weekly market on Tuesdays at Bressuire which is only about 20 mins away. A 30 minute drive will take you to the large forest area of Mervent and Vouvant, the latter being designated as one of Frances most beautiful villages. Ideal for lazy summer days, picnics, walks and fishing. An hours’ drive through the beautiful countryside on quiet roads, will take you to a choice of seaside resorts, La Tranche sur Mer and beautiful La Rochelle. Nantes centre is about 1.20mins is another choice for shoppers or sample the wine.
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