Charente Maritime Property For SaleMontguyon
Old convent- this is a massive building dating back to the 1850s, with a garden of 2400m2 separate
Old convent- this is a massive building dating back to the 1850s, with a garden of 2400m2 separate houses/gites and swimming pool, Montguyon 17270. This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a piece of history in South West France. This old convent and separate houses/gites, is near to the center of Montguyon, a market town with all amenities, schools and host to the annual medieval festival. The convent is 253m2 habitable, over the ground and 1st floor, there is the 2nd floor to renovate. Entrance to kitchen, dining room (34m2)with wood burning insert, office (25m2) dressing room, lounge (32m2) with stone chimney. The hall has a lovely original tiled floor, walked on by thousands of nuns. Magnificent staircase to spacious landing and 3 bedrooms (28, 22 + 21m2) one with en-suite bathroom. Staircase to the 2nd floor, needing renovation.(100m2) This house was taken over by the Germans in the war, and this floor still has German writing on the walls ! There is a cellar 90m2. The house has fuel central heating. The gardens are lovely, shady (a must for the summer months) and there is a pool 12m x 6m, shed, pool house and a working well. In the garden there is an alley where the nuns would walk from the convent and go to pray, and the old statue base is still there. There is another house/gite 100m2 with kitchen, lounge with wood burner, WC, 2 bedrooms and bathroom, which is very well insulated, and the roof is good. There are plenty of outbuildings ideal for storage. The convent has another part which could either be used as part of the main house or a gite, annex, this is 60m2, and needs refreshing. In total there is over 500m2 of creatable living space with these properties, if you want to come to France for character and BIG then put this one top of your viewing list. Priced sensibly to sell quickly.
Price: € 365,000
Department: Charente Maritime
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