One of the four departments that make up the Poitou Charentes region of France, the Vienne was once home to Eleanor of Aquitaine (wife of Henry II) and was a key site during the 100 Years War.
Buy a property in this pretty farming area and discover a more leisurely and peaceful way of life amidst fields of corn and sunflowers. The Vienne river meanders through and there are many attractions that make this a great area whether you are looking for a holiday home or permanent residence.
The Vallée des Singes (a monkey park), Futuroscope (a science theme park), golf courses, boating, fishing and numerous pretty towns and villages to visit will guarantee something for everyone and every interest.
Be sure to try the local wines and the AOC goat cheese!
This magnificent manor house combines elegance, character and comfort, making for an idyllic country home. The 5 bedroom property has light-filled rooms including a spacious kitchen with grand traditional stone fireplace and stylish modern units, an impressive dual aspect lounge and a sunny second lounge with sliding doors to the south facing pool terrace. A separate gate house with large bedroom, spacious lounge/kitchen and shower room would be ideal for visitors or could be used as a gite.
With peaceful private grounds of 8.8 hectares including a lake, two woodland areas, acacia plantation, orchard and vegetable garden, this is the perfect country get-away. The mature gardens to the front of the house are enclosed by a range of outbuildings which offer a range of possibilities for use as stabling, additional accommodation or workshop spaces – perhaps for a retreat. Situated around 30mins from Poitiers (airport, TGV station and Futuroscope) and just 3kms from a village with a bar.
Price including agency fees: €667 800
Price excluding agency fees: €630 000
Buyer commission included: 6 %