Vendee – Substantial Home with Gite, Studio & Pool.


Vendee – Substantial Home with Gite, Studio & Pool.


Property Features

  • Beautiful Main Residence
  • 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
  • Annex Holiday Gite
  • 2 Bedroom Holiday Cottage
  • In Ground 10 X 5 Pool

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Tel: +44 (0)1803 469 367
  • Ref: ARB500740
  • Type: House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Carport, Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Enclosed Gardens, Gite, Pool
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • ARB Ref: ARB500740
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Property Summary

This high quality spacious home is packed full of charm retaining many of the original features. Situated on the edge of historic Velluire famed for its riverside Auberge restaurant, woodland walkways, setting on the edge of the sought after Marais Poitevin area known locally as Green Venice with a myriad of canals and interconnecting waterway where you spend a casual day in a punt or catch yourself a fish or two for the BBQ. Lying just 7 miles drive from bustling Fontenay Le Comte the former renaissance capital of Vendee where you will find a year-round weekly market and good selection of commerce including restaurants, shops, hyper-markets and centres, schools, colleges plus a modern hospital.

The lively port city of La Rochelle with its airport are approx. 40 mins drive as are the beaches and resorts like La Faute sur Mer, while Nantes and its airport are about 1hr 15 mins drive. The closest ferry port of St Malo is 3hrs, making the home convenient for those needing easy access to and from the UK and visiting friends, family and holiday guests.

The property comprises of two self-contained homes, one for owners and a second holiday cottage that is successfully let each year by the current vendors with scope for new owners to increase current rentals by extending the current let season (June to Aug). Both properties benefit from being connected to mains drains.

An early viewing is advised.


Main Farmhouse style home

Kitchen / Diner: Impressive kitchen/diner with front aspect. Measures approx. 5m X 5.4m. Good selection of eye and base level storage units with ample work surface over. Equipped with cooker and hob with extractor over. Tile flooring and exposed beams. Plenty of space for a big table and chairs.

Hallway – with stairs to first floor

Double Bedroom 1 – Approx. 5.4m X 3.3m with rear aspect and doors opening on to the gardens. Corner fireplace. Exposed stone and high beamed ceiling.

Double Bedroom 2 – Approx. 4m X 4.4m with front aspect.

Living Room – Delightful room with views to the rear gardens and pool. Exposed stone walls, fireplace, wood flooring and beamed ceiling. Measures approx. 5.3m X 5.3m

1st Floor

TV / Cinema / Games room – with high ceiling, exposed timbers and garden aspect. Measures approx. 6.8m X 3.7m

Master Bedroom with en-suite: Approx. 5.2m X 4.6m including en-suite shower room with shower basin and WC.

Family Bathroom – with bath, basin and WC

Double Bedroom 4with en-suite. Beamed ceiling. Approx. 5.3m X 5.3m including en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.

Double Bedroom 5 – with front aspect and high beamed ceiling. Measures approx. 4.6m X 4.4m

Studio Gite / Annex / Office

Currently used for occasional guest and friends but could convert to a further letting gite or parental annex. Some minor updates to ready it for holiday letting or full-time living are likely to be required.


Bathroom – with bath and basin

Shower Room – with basin

Boiler Room – with oil fired boiler for central heating and an additional WC.

Summer Kitchen – Currently a good summer dining prep area and store. Doors leading to gardens. Approx. 2.8m X 5.1m

Lounge Area / Bedroom – Substantial space with plenty of room for a living area and good-sized double bedroom. High ceiling with exposed beams. Log burning stove. 4m X 9.8m

The room could serve equally well as an art studio or office with storage.

2/3 Bed Cottage – currently let very successfully as a holiday cottage

Self-contained with its own parking, access and terraces. Comprising:

Kitchen / Diner / Lounge Area – Approx. 5m X 6m with stairs to first floor. Fitted and equipped kitchen area, fireplace and plenty of space for dining table chairs and lounge area.

Family Shower Room – Approx 4m2 with shower basin and WC

Inner Hall with store cupboard

Double Bedroom 1 – Approx. 3.1m X 3.8m

Double Bedroom 2 – Approx. 3.7m X 4.4m

1st Floor – Mezzanine bedroom area.

Gardens / Outside

The property comes with more than half acre of gardens and grounds (2415m2) To the front of the main farmhouse is a lawned area, gated driveway leading to covered parking with space for 2/3 cars and height to store a caravan, motorhome or boat. To the front is a small stone-built garden store. Terraces behind the holiday cottage and another by the main farmhouse are ideal for relaxing and summer-time dining. The whole is afforded a good degree of privacy. Established flower beds compliment the lawned areas, trees and shrubbery.

In addition to the covered parking area the property comes with

Log Store 9m X 5m

Workshop 8m X 7m with light and power

Preau (attached to the main house) housing the oil storage tank.

Pump House & further garden furniture store

In Ground Swimming Pool – Measures 10m X 5m Heated with terraces all round for sun beds.

The property benefits from oil fired central heating, plus has log stoves fireplaces, is mostly double glazed and comes with the added bonus of being connected to mains drainage.
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