Charming 18th-Century 6BR House with Garden

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Montguyon, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France, Saint-Martin-d'Ary (France)

6 Bedrooms · 3 Bathrooms · 380Floor area


Country home


6 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms



No pool

Not furnished



Nestled in the picturesque region of Poitou-Charentes, the tranquil village of Saint-Martin-d'Ary invites you to a spacious 6-bedroom country home in Montguyon, Charente-Maritime. This stunning character house, dating back to the 18th century, combines the charm of yesteryear with the expansive living space of today, all set within a generous 3000m2 mature garden.

Property Features:
- Size: 380 m² of living space
- Bedrooms: 6 generously sized double bedrooms
- Bathrooms: 3 ensuite shower/bathrooms, with additional basins and bidets in the remaining rooms
- Additional Rooms: Grand entrance hall, large lounge (70m2), dining room with a traditional fireplace, a practical kitchen with fitted units, and a utility room
- Heating: Fuel central heating system (note: property does not feature double glazing nor insulation)
- Additional Spaces:
- Large loft and two servant rooms on the second floor
- Studio (30m2) at the rear requiring some refreshing
- Extensive garage on the ground floor

- Original large wooden staircase
- American-style terrace overlooking the garden
- Vast private garden perfect for leisure and gardening

Local Area and Climate:
Living in Saint-Martin-d'Ary offers a serene rural lifestyle with the backdrop of the beautiful French countryside. The climate in Charente-Maritime is predominantly mild with warm summers and cool winters, making it an ideal year-round destination. The landscape is dotted with vineyards, sunflower fields, and historic sites, providing a peaceful yet engaging environment.

Local Lifestyle:
Residents enjoy a laid-back lifestyle centered around local markets, traditional French cuisine, and community events. The proximity to natural reserves and forests supports outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, and bird-watching, which are popular among locals and visitors alike.

Living in This Home:
This property is a splendid choice for those looking to embrace a grand country lifestyle with a touch of historical elegance. The extensive living areas and garden provide ample space for family living or hosting guests. The need for some updates such as adding insulation and updating the studio offers a great opportunity for the new owner to add personal touches and modern comforts to this majestic home.

The town of Montguyon, within easy reach, enhances your living experience with its essential services, charming local shops, and friendly community atmosphere. Whether you're considering moving full-time or seeking a delightful holiday retreat, this property presents a unique opportunity to invest in your dream home in the French countryside.

This property in Saint-Martin-d'Ary is not just a home but a doorway to a lifestyle rich with cultural heritage, surrounded by the mesmerizing beauty of rural France. While some modernizing and refreshing are needed, especially in terms of insulation and window upgrades, these aspects provide a canvas ready for customization. For those with a vision, this home promises not only a sanctuary but also a project that is bound to captivate and reward. Whether you are an overseas buyer seeking a slice of French life or someone wishing to expand their real estate portfolio, this property has the potential to fulfill a variety of aspirations.


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Has Garden
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Has swimming pool
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