REDUCED PRICE! Magnificent mansion built in 1906, in the style of Napoleon III, recently renovated and preserving a wealth of original architectural features. Living area over 3 floors (300m2) with 6 bedrooms, 3 salons, large garden, sun terrace, guest house, workshop, garage.
Ground floor: Bright and airy entrance hall with beautiful original mosaic floor (20m2), leading to main living room( 22m2), dining room (22m2), library/music room (15m2) - all with original marble fireplaces, plaster moldings and ceiling roses. Kitchen with scullery. WC. All rooms with french doors leading out to courtyard and garden. Central oak staircase to above floors.
1st floor: Landing leading to bedroom 1 (25m2), bedroom 2 (19m2), bedroom/salon 3 (15m2) - all with original marble fireplaces, plaster moldings, oak flooring. Family bathroom (15m2) with claw foot bath and corner shower. WC. Linen room. Central vacuum (all floors).
2nd floor (airy loft conversion): Landing opening to bedrooms 4 and 5 (24m2 + 23m2), and bedroom 6 (14m2). WC.
Basement 100m2 divided into 4 rooms with good ceiling height, concrete floors, wine cellar, boiler room (oil).
Recently installed double glazing throughout. Recently renovated slate roof and mains electricity. The property is connected to public water and mains drains.
Guest house: living room /studio, kitchen, large upstairs bedroom (32m2), shower room, WC.
Outbuildings with workshop. Double garage and off street parking in courtyard. South facing garden (3800m2) laid to lawn, with sun terrace and mature trees. Private well (d. 27m). Underground rainwater tank (2000 litres).
ABOUT THE AREA: Menigoute is a small but popular rural town boasting an annual international nature film festival. It has a mini-supermarket, bakery, cafe-bar, restaurant, bank, post office, 3 doctors, dentist, ostheopath, physiotherapist and school. It is situated in equi-distance between the towns of Parthenay and St Maxiante l'Ecole, both 20 mins, and only 5 minutes from the roman village of Sanxay on the river Vonne, with Roman archeological park and summer opera.
Nearest airports are Poitiers 30 minutes, and La Rochelle 1h30. Coastal beaches 1h30. Bordeaux and Paris are both within 1h30 by train from Poitiers. Golf is at Chateau Les Forges only 10 minutes from the property.
The property is south and west facing.
* 7 Bedrooms
* 1 Garage