Ref.3329. Large historic manor house for sale in Poitou
This beautiful property is situated on West side of the Poitou department, North of the city of Niort, in a nice hilly and landscaped countryside, with old paths.
The property is composed by a large and impressive manor house with large mullioned windows and flanked by an important spiral stairway tower. Constructed in various stages, probably on the 12th and 13th century for the dungeon, early 16th century for the main building and extended by a wing around the 18th century.
It comprises on the ground floor: remarkable vaulted armoury, with stone floors and a monumental fireplace, large dining room, kitchen, another small kitchen and hall. Boiler room.
A spiral stairway on local stone or 2 secondary secret spiral stairways lead to the first floor: an important Seigniorial room (height to underside of ceiling: 5m), 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
On the second floor: 2 other large rooms with about 4,5 of height to underside of joists, both with monumental stone fireplaces, 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms.
Above, a bedroom with shower room and separate toilet, attic with exposed oak roof structure designed in the shape of an upside down boat hull.
The large volumes give the property an impressive atmosphere that makes the visitor travel back in time. Several decorative features as well as sobriety.
The outbuildings are composed by several buildings all over the property.
Close to the manor house, there is a chapel, a dovecote and bread oven,
A dwelling with sitting room and kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom to be restored.
A stone hangar for material.
A long building with a dwelling and reception room, rundown. Garage.
The other building has 2 dwellings:
- the first one comprises on the ground floor: a sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and toilet. On the first floor: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and toilet.
- the second one comprises on the ground floor: a sitting room and kitchen. On the second floor: 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
Both dwelling benefit from a gas heating system.
The manor house was built in the middle of a hilly estate of about 35,62 acres.
The Owners have remarkably constituted or reconstituted several gardens from Medieval or Italian inspiration where one can find a rose garden, some fruit trees, ornamental trees as yew trees, cedars, eucalyptus, Italian cypress, olive trees, fig trees, cherry trees ... A beautiful labyrinth of yew trees.
Below, a poplar grove follows the course of a stream that feeds a lake (about 2,5 acres).
Some meadows, free of tenant, and copses.
Pool (10x5m) on the gardens. Stone basins.