9 Bed Country House for sale

Melle, Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Plot size: 40000 m2
  • Habitable space: 300 m2


  • Stunning Main Home
  • Plus 4 Bed House
  • Plus 2 Bed Cottage
  • In Ground Pool
  • 10 Acres
  • Edge of Town
  • Amazing Value
  • Priced to Sell

Full Description

Set around a courtyard with a separate 4-bed home (currently rented) and quaint 2 bed gite for guests or holiday income. The home comes with grounds of approx. 10 acres, comprising paddocks, woodland and formal gardens and includes a covered in ground pool.

This stunning property is located 10 mins walk to the centre of Melle, a bustling market town with shops, main services, supermarkets, restaurants, bakers and year-round entertainment calendar. Perfect for holidays and full time living with the opportunity of supplementary income. Close by are numerous pretty villages to explore, walks, rivers and picnic spots. The historic city of Niort is just 30 mins drive, while La Rochelle and the beaches are about 1hr.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK, La Rochelle or Poitiers airports are approx 1hr, while Nantes and Bordeaux offer good alternatives and are less than 2 hours drive. The closest ferry ports are St Malo (3.5 hrs) Caen (4hrs) or Roscoff with crossings to Plymouth and Eire 5hrs, making the home convenient for visiting family and friends.

Accommodation Comprises:

Main Home:

Renovated in 2006 to create a light and spacious reverse level living space dominated by a central hallway with hanging balcony and walkway joining 2 first floor reception rooms and kitchen.

Entrance – Ground level entrance with full height glass doors opening on to the entrance hall. Designed to impress from the moment you enter, you are immediately drawn to the hanging balcony and full height ceiling. Tile flooring with under floor heating, exposed stonework and wrought stairs to the first floor. Doors to the rear. Cloaks storage. The entrance area approx. measures 42m2.

Bathroom: Approx. 6m2 with tile flooring and underfloor heating, bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Utility Room: Approx. 8m2 with sink units, storage and shelving with a door to the gardens and terrace. Space for a washing machine and dryer.

Master Suite: A light dual aspect ground floor master bedroom with views to the front and side. Tile floor with under floor heating. Built-in wardrobes. En-suite bathroom bath and shower over, basin, WC and bidet.

Double Bedroom 2: approx. 15m2 with patio doors opening onto the terrace. Under floor heating.

Double Bedroom 3: approx. 18m2 including built-in wardrobes. Front aspect and under floor heating.

1st Floor – Hanging balcony with views over the entrance below. Doors either end leading to all rooms.

Living Room / Kitchen / Diner: Set with views over the rear and grounds, with French doors opening onto a balcony with space to sit relax and enjoy your breakfast and take in your new surrounds. Heated-floor, exposed stone work and high beamed ceiling. Ample space for a farmhouse style dining table, plenty of living area opening onto the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of high-quality cherry wood bae and eye level units, with tiled work surface, and extended breakfast / serving counter. Fitted and equipped the kitchen comes with built-in dishwasher, cooker and extractor. Fridge freezer space. Down lighting and garden views. The whole room measures approx. 5m X 7m

Across the balcony:

Bathroom – with bath and shower over, WC and basin. Under floor heating and towel radiator.

Walk-in Linen Store and cupboard – A useful storage space with shelving and lighting.

Cinema Room / Study / Games Room: A versatile room of approx. 7m X 5m with tile flooring and underfloor heating, dual aspect and stairs leading up to the outside and gardens.

4 Bed House

A separate self-contained 4 bedroomed house set over 3 levels. Currently rented long term to a reliable tenant providing a good level of supplementary income. The property comprises of lower floor studio with a corner kitchen, shower room, two rooms and its own entrance opening onto a terrace. This room could be used to create a letting studio or Air B&B rental. The ground floor comprises fitted kitchen, living / dining room, double bedroom and bathroo
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