- Turn-key B&B operation if desired
- Completely renovated
- Gardener's dream
- Convenient, central location
- All major amenities within 10 mins
- DPE = 200 [D] GES = 27 [D]
A character filled chambres d'hotes business, owners' accommodation and pretty gardens close to Argenton-sur-Creuse
This 200 year old farmhouse has been lovingly restored, while retaining its quaint character, with original wood beams, trusses, and stonework. A gardener's dream, the home sits on .5 hectare of beautifully landscaped lawn and potager with a poly tunnel and underground sprinkler system. The property is completely fenced. There are numerous fruit trees including pear, apple, plum, fig, cherry and quince as well as perennial strawberries, currant, gooseberry, mulberry and raspberry bushes ; perfect for making homemade jam and desserts to serve your guests.
The house itself, composed of 195 m2, has four guest rooms, 3 with bathrooms ensuite, 1 with bathroom adjacent. Two bedrooms are on the ground floor and two are on the first floor. There is a second and third floor area which currently functions as owners' quarters. This area includes an open living room with bathroom, master bedroom, office/laundry room and a WC. It also has its own separate entrance from the main house. The first floor also includes a salon, adjoining dining room and kitchen. Practically all appliances are brand new.
ABOUT THE AREA
Centrally located just 10 minutes from the charming medieval market town of Argenton-sur-Creuse, you can drive to Paris, Lyon or Bordeaux in 3 and a half hours (2 and a half hours by train from Argenton to Paris direct). The location is perfect for guests traveling by car from England, the Netherlands or Belgium to the Mediterranean. It is almost exactly in the centre of France and just 10 minutes from the A20 motorway.
The property is only 3 km away from the Vézelay Way of the Santiago de Compostela trail. This walking trail hosts thousands of walkers yearly who are on a pilgrimage from all over Europe through France to northwestern Spain. Additionally, it is a lovely area for guests to visit La France Profonde (or the typical provincial French countryside). There are numerous cultural and historical tourist attractions within half an hour of the property in addition to hiking, cycling, fishing and other outdoor pursuits. The tourist season is generally from Easter through the end of September, but you can welcome guests year round if desired.
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