Price: 1.450..000 EUROS
An opportunity to own a substantial French country home with income potential. Located between Angouleme and Cognac in SW France, this stunning Charentaise complex is in the heart of the Cognac vineyards.
Whilst being sold as a private home the property has also served a variety of commercial uses for both day and residential activities. Perfectly suited for yoga, holistic, creative and well-being uses. The property offers superb family and guest accommodation. Alternatively as a large family home there are a wealth of facilities for the owners and guests to enjoy, with no overlooking neighbours.
A stunning feature of the property is the studio. With oak beams, an oak floor and exposed stone walls, the studio has a surface area of 135 m2, lots of room for all kinds of activities. Mats and blocks for yoga and pilates as well as easels and tables for art and other creative pursuits can be included. Boasting fantastic acoustic, the studio is ideal for concerts and musical workshops. Great for parties too!
Outside in the courtyard is a quirky pergola shading an oak topped bar equipped with fridge and sink. An excellent area for alfresco dining and gatherings. Adjacent is the swimming pool and the BBQ area. There is an extensive terrace surrounding the pool with walls on nearly 3 sides creating a lovely private sun trap. The pool has a whirlpool feature and a cleaning robot.
The quadrangle layout of the property creates a secure and private environment. The buildings can be divided in a variety of ways to create separate guest and owner’s accommodation. Also space for caretaker accommodation, the property could even be split into two houses. Currently there are 9 bedroom suites, with room for more if required. 3 of these comprises two rooms making a total of 12 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
Main house accommodation is over 3 floors. The fully equipped kitchen has granite worktops and integrated appliances. Dining room with original features and butlers pantry, salon, library and a second sitting room. Master suite with bedroom, dressing room, bathroom and WC, 3 further bedroom suites, craft studio/meeting room. Traditional fireplaces throughout the property complement the gas fired central heating.
Guest wing has 5 en suite bedrooms with a shower room. Two of these suites have separate kitchenettes, 3 have private entrances with individual terraces, dining room and fully equipped kitchen with range cooker. Appliances include fridge freezers, dish washer and washing machine.
The utility area has a 5 car garage, laundry with two washing machines, two dryers and a separate linen room. Outside parking for up to 30 cars.
The function room/studio is ideal for yoga, classes, lectures, functions etc. Sink area with storage for glasses and crockery set up to serve hot and cold drinks. Also on the land are further barns for development or garaging.
Other property features include a beauty salon with massage table and basin, small gym area with basic equipment and a cloakroom with 2 x WCs.
Outside is a boules pitch and a croquet lawn. The garden has a courtyard, terraces, field, orchard and a vegetable garden with raised beds. Additionally there’s a herb garden, all in just under 1.5 hectares.
The property sits in a lovely, tranquil environment on the edge of a hamlet with vineyards on two sides. The local market towns of Jarnac and Rouillac are only a few minutes drive. Several airports serve the area at La Rochelle, Poitiers and Bordeaux. The TGV station at Angouleme is only 30 minutes away providing fast links to Paris and the UK.
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- Jarnac Country House