A beautiful detached farmhouse, set on the edge of Mervent and the lake in an area of outstanding beauty and offered with the benefit of a self contained 2 bed gite. There is a also a self contained studio with shower room that would make an ideal teen den or even artist work shop. Set in a peaceful spot in grounds of more than 2 acres the home is offered renovated and presented to a high standard by the current owners. A stunning property ideal for those looking for a home & income, or with an annex for extended family living. The grounds are suitable for livestock and grazing.
An idyllic location close to the lake at Mervent where there is a beach, boating fishing restaurants and walks through the forest – including one to find the enchanted tree! Close by are a number of historic villages and place to visit such Vouvant with its Romanesque church, bridge and medieval donjon castle tower. The nearest town is the Fontenay le Comte the former renaissance capital of Vendee now a bustling centre with year-round weekly market, shops, cafes, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, hospital and all you would expect from your every day needs.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK or Paris, low cost flights are available year-round from La Rochelle (1hr) or Nantes (1hr), TGV connections from La Roche-sur-Yon and ferry crossings from St Malo (3hrs) Caen (4hrs) or Roscoff (4.5hrs) making the home convenient for visiting family friends and holiday guests.
The vendors will be willing to consider reasonable offers
Entrance/Lobby: With tile floor and storage and tile floor
Double Bedroom with En-suite: A double bedroom with beamed ceiling and en-suite shower room
Family Shower Room: Modern fittings comprising of shower cubicle, low level WC, and wash hand basin.
Living Room: A large light and spacious main living room with beams, fireplace with log burning stove, vented heating, tile floor, views to the front over the gardens and terraces.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room: A large light dual aspect kitchen with ample space for a full sized dining table. The kitchen comprises of a good selection of fitted eye and base level units in polished honey pine with work surface over, tile splash back, beamed ceiling, fitted electric oven, gas hob, extractor, 1.5 sink with mixer, fridge space ideal for American sized unit, breakfast area with doors leading to terrace outside.
Double Bedroom – A large room with garden aspect
Dining / Family Room: Side aspect with beamed ceiling.
1st Floor – Landing with doors to:
Double Bedroom – with beamed ceiling
Double Bedroom – with beamed ceiling
Double Bedroom – With beamed ceiling
Bathroom – Recently installed with Jacuzzi jet bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and separate walk-in shower cubicle.
Gite: Self contained unit ready for letting or use as an annex, comprising of open plan living dining area with fireplace and corner American style kitchen, double bedroom, mezzanine double bedroom and shower room
Studio: Self contained and an ideal teen den or artist workshop, offering open plan living area, bedroom area with fitted kitchen and shower room with WC
Gardens / Outside: The property is approached via a gated entrance with a driveway providing car parking for several vehicles, space for a motor home and path leading to the front of the property where there is a large paved terrace area ideal for outside dining and afforded a high degree of privacy. To the side and rear of the property are the remaining gardens & grounds that extend to more than 2 acres. There is a further dining terrace, stone built BBQ / summer kitchen with light, power and fridge point, views down to the fields and woods beyond. There are a number of trees established beds borders and separate veg plot. The gardens are fully enclosed with fenced and hedged boundaries making the home ideal for pets. To one side is a field that would suit grazing livestock. There is ample space and scope for a pool.
Attached to the rear of the property are 2 stone barns, currently used for storage but with potential to be used to create further gites or extend the studio (STP)
The property benefits from being double glazed, has oil fired central heating and has a recent installed fosse sanitation system.
DPE – Energy Results : D152 kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 – D 23kgrms pa pm2
PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE TO VIEW INTERNALLY FROM FEB 2020. Please call or email to pre-register interest.