5 Bed House for sale

Saint-Savinien, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Plot size: 500 m2
  • Habitable space: 220 m2


  • High Quality Home
  • Ideal for Holidays Full time or B&B
  • 5 bed 3 bath
  • Riverside Gardens
  • Boat Mooring
  • Walking Distance to shops

Full Description

Situated in the highly desirable and sought after village of Saint Savinien- sur-Charente a designated village of “Petite Cite’ de Caracte’re et de Village de Pierre’s et d’eau”. The village with approx. 2700 inhabitants is ideally located in the Charente Maritime department well known for its sunny micro-climate area with sunshine hours second only to the weather of the Côte d’Azur. Many coastal resorts such as La Rochelle, Royan, Rochefort and the Atlantic beaches are within a 45 minutes’ drive.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK, La Rochelle (1hr) Bordeaux (1hr 15) or Nantes 1hr 30 all offer year-round low-cost flights. The closest ferry port is St Malo approx. 4 hrs drive with daily crossings to Portsmouth or Roscoff (5 hrs) with daily crossings to Plymouth or Eire.

Saint Savinien has excellent road links from all directions, there is a train station in the village with connections to La Rochelle, Saintes and Bordeaux. Supermarkets, banks, garages, multiple shops, doctors\dentists, restaurants, bars ect are in the village. A 20-minute drive will take you to the vibrant town of Saintes or St Jean d’Angely.


The house was built in 1830 and retains many of its original period features which have been carefully maintained by the current vendors including fireplaces, flagstone and wooden floors and high ceilings/windows.

Living accommodation is set over two floors and offers habitable space of approx. 224m2 in total. On the third floor is a full height insulated attic comprising of approx. 112m2 that may suit conversion to an apartment. There are 5 spacious double bedrooms including 2 with en-suite facilities, a family bathrooms and WC, 2 reception rooms - A fabulous living room and formal dining room and fitted Kitchen.

The home comes with central heating via radiators fed from Economical air, water heat exchange system. Hot water is an electric immersion heater which could be connected to the heat exchanger if desired.

Front garden - Approximately 150m2 giving access to a private quai where the views along the river, an idyllic spot to relax while you watch the river meander by. The garden also has the benefits of Mains/12volt lighting, power points and water.

Rear garden - Approximately 420m2, enclosed and walled, various out buildings, cave, well, shower, utility room, electricity, lighting and water.

The property has been run in recent times as a successful B&B which new owners may like to restart and continue with.

Keenly priced for an early sale. The vendors state they will be willing to consider reasonable offers.

An early viewing is highly recommended.
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