House for sale in Charente-Maritime

Large 8 bedroom family home or B&B with pool, Nr Matha

Charente-Maritime, House

397,500€ HAI

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Property reference:703320
Property type:House
Heating:Wood & Electric
Kitchen:Minimal Equipment
Environment:Countryside Hamlet
Parking spaces:5
Swimming pool:Yes
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A grand 8 BEDROOM HOME or B&B with pool surrounded by a stream and beautiful countryside near to the town of Matha. Built around 1895 this lovely home currently used as a chambre d'hotes and gite business has spacious living areas and bedrooms with high ceilings & excellent en-suite facilities. The income for summer rentals has been £1600. (about €1850) per week. The outside offers gardens, and orchard & meadow, courtyard, terrace & pool.

Financial data

  • *Price HAI : 397,500€ - agency commission included. Notaires fees extra.
  • Taxe d'habitation: 905€
  • Taxe foncière: 1,300€


  • Land: 2,789m² (0.7 acres)
  • Living space: 490m²
  • Living room: 60m²
  • Terrace: 12m²

Detailed description

Ground floor

  • 1 Entrance hall : a generous 28m² currently used as a bar and office area to serve the B&B/gite
  • 1 Open plan living space : Huge very comfortable space of 60m² for living and dining. Logburner. Double doors on to the courtyard used for guests in the summer months and for the family at other times
  • 1 Sitting room : private owners' cosy sitting room of 23m² adjacent to the family kitchen
  • 1 Kitchen : This charming kitchen 22m² with log burner has a high ceiling and a door out to the front garden
  • 1 Bedroom(s) : this ground floor bedroom 17m² could equally be used as an office
  • 1 Bathroom(s) : bath, shower and basin
  • 1 Separate WC : with handbasin
  • 1 Laundry room : 9m², Used as either a utility room, or kitchen for the gite during the summer months

First floor

  • 3 Landing : 3 separate landings in this large house
  • 7 Bedroom(s) : 7 of the 8 bedrooms can be found upstairs, including:
  • 4 Bedroom with ensuite shower : 25m², 26m², 15m², 13.7m² , situated above the large living space. Can be separated from the main house for either B&B or gite leaving the rest of the bedrooms private
  • 1 Bedroom with ensuite bathroom : 23m², The private master suite is found off another staircase and contains large bedroom with attached glass fronted terrace and luxury en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and WC.
  • 1 Shower Room with basin & WC, serves the remaining two bedrooms upstairs
  • 1 Sitting room 19m² with balcony. access upstairs of workshop and master bedroom.
  • 1 Loft with Conversion Possibilities : This area within one of the towers is ripe for conversion

Electrical equipment

  • Broadband Internet

Energy Efficiency Ratings

  • 171 Consommation énergétique (en énergie primaire) => Class D
  • 9 Emission de gaz à effet de serre => Class B
  • Calculation method: 3CL-DPE

Other equipment

  • Double Glazing Throughout

Gite / guest house

  • 2 potential to create gite(s) in the attached barn and in the wine store house on 2 floors.

Other rooms

  • 1 Garage(s) : Voluminous, useful hangar for parking several vehicles near to the entrance
  • Car Parking : More than enough for guests and owners
  • Patio : Outside the summerhouse and around the pool, plenty of sunny terrace space.
  • Built in BBQ : Guest BBQ adjacent to the summerhouse


  • Barn - attached Once holding large vats for Pineau now converted into very handy well used workshop 20m² with storage above ripe for further conversion. The upstairs is 44m² with lovely beams. The old vats could be used for further rooms.
  • 1 Shelter : A bright and cosy summerhouse with kitchenette and changing rooms has been created from the former outbuildings adjacent to the pool
  • 1 Covered area : Charming covered dining terrace next to kitchen
  • 1 Wine/Spirits storehouse : The old double height Chai of 33m² currently used as garden storage could be converted to more accommodation
  • 2 Garden Shed with views over the river



  • Enclosed
  • Garden : Well tended garden to the front of the house and around the courtyard & pool
  • Not attached garden : An additional quarter-acre garden across the road currently planted partly to meadow with lovely view of the house
  • Fruit trees apple, peach, grape, cherry, hazelnut, fig.

Water features

  • Stream bordering the garden and pool area with bridge.


  • Countryside View : Charming views of sunflower fields and stream
  • Garden View : To the front of the house views over the front garden and paddock, now partly laid to meadow
  • View of the Swimming Pool


  • Tiles to main roof
  • Roof Slates to tower roof


  • Septic Tank - all waste water.


  • 1 In Ground Installed 2007
  • 1 Sun deck : Paved terrace around pool and in front of garden room, in full sun


  • 1 Boules court : Purpose made court


  • Within walking distance (<1km) Aujac Bread shop, tobacconist and general store.
  • Main shops & services < 5 min Matha 6km all shops

Nearest Train station (Dept.)

  • St Jean d'Angely (17) 21km

Nearest TGV station (Dept.)

  • Angoulême (16) 55 km


  • Bordeaux 1hr40


  • St Malo 4hrs

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