Price: 1.378.000 EUROS
The 12th and 13th century stone buildings that have been renovated to a high standard, with a perfect integration of the original features. The priory was once a site where pilgrims used to stop for a rest on their way to St Jacques de Compostelle. It depended on the Fontevraud Abbey (near Chinon, in Anjou).
The main accommodation is accessed through doors from the terrace, the quad or the garage. The ground floor is comprised of an entrance hall with fitted wooden cupboards and WC. A fitted kitchen with bar and a breakfast nook. Laundry room, dining room and vast lounge with fireplace.
One staircase leads to the first floor where you will find a large bedroom with fireplace and a magnificent view over the valley. A study that can be used as an additional bedroom and bathroom with toilet.
The second staircase leads to a large landing used as living space, bathroom with toilet and four bedrooms. The B & B rooms can be accessed from here.
The B & B part has its own entrance from the courtyard
and is on the first floor. It comprises two family suites (two connecting bedrooms, bathroom, toilet) and a double en-suite bedroom.
The 6th guest bedroom, with toilet and shower room, is across the quad, on the first floor (access by stone staircase), above a storage room. There are other outbuildings opening on the quad. They are used for storage and one of them contains a bread oven.
From the outside, a stone staircase leads down to a superb arched cellar from the 12th century. The entrance to an underground passage can be seen.
The large gite is detached with its own private garden. It is composed of two vast bedrooms, a large living-room with a fitted kitchen, a bathroom and a toilet.
The small gite is a detached house with a living-room with a wood burning stove, a kitchenette, a bedroom and a bathroom with toilet.
The small apartment is attached to the main house and has a bedroom, living-room with kitchenette, bathroom and a toilet.
The large apartment is also attached to the main house and where the stunning rib point of the old chapel, perfectly preserved, can be admired. On the ground floor is a vast living room with fitted kitchen and bar, lounge, breakfast nook, bathroom and toilet.
A solid wood staircase leads to the mezzanine and two bedrooms with fitted cupboards. The scenic view from the mezzanine over the chapel's remains is remarkable.
The restaurant has a large dining room with tables and chairs for 40 people, with toilets adapted for disabled persons. A fully equipped professional kitchen.
The property is set in almost 20 hectares of land. There is a barn with boxes and several other rooms, a former stable, lean-to attached to the large gite, shelters, large garage attached to the main house and other buildings called "petits toits" and the cellar.
Around the buildings is a garden with trees, flowers and 12 m x 6 m swimming pool surrounded by a terrace. There are also meadows, thickets and plots of farming land.
Located 3 km from Coulonges -sur l'Autize where you will find shops, schools, doctors, markets, restaurants etc and 15 km from Niort. The junctions for the A83 to Nantes, La Roche sur Yon or Les Sables de Olonne and for the A10 to Bordeaux or Paris are 10 km.
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- Deux Sevres Priory