Charming 8-Bedroom Historic Home in Idyllic St-Benoît-du-Sault, France

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Centre, Indre, St-Benoît-du-Sault, France, Saint-Benoît-du-Sault (France)

8 Bedrooms · 2 Bathrooms · 250Floor area



No parking

8 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms



No pool

Not furnished


This substantial 8-bedroom house situated in the picturesque medieval village of Saint-Benoît-du-Sault—one of France's officially recognized "most beautiful villages"—offers a perfect blend of historical charm and modern convenience. Nestled in the Centre region of Indre, this residence provides a mix of village tranquility and accessibility to larger towns and cities, making it ideal for a large family or someone looking to invest in a sizable property in rural France.

Upon entering this impressive property, you are greeted by a spacious front-to-back hallway adorned with historical 'tomettes' tiling and featuring a remarkable 17th-century spiral stone staircase, adding a touch of historical grandeur. The ground floor hosts a large living room with a cozy fireplace and two original built-in cupboards indicative of the home’s character. Adding to its charm is a convenient modern lift, ensuring accessibility throughout the two-story residence. The kitchen, contiguous with the dining area, is fitted with high-quality appliances including a SMEG range cooker and Bosch dishwasher. A modest utility room provides additional storage and laundry facilities.

The first floor unveils a large landing with wooden flooring which leads to a spacious master bedroom complete with oak floors, a fireplace, and an en-suite shower room. Adjacent to it is a dressing room offering ample storage. Accompanying this are three additional double bedrooms, some featuring interconnected rooms, ideal for a dressing room or a small study, enhancing the space’s versatility.

Outdoor space includes three quaint stone outbuildings, a large terrace, and a secluded garden totaling about 600m². Despite its heart in a historic town, this property offers ample outdoor space, which is quite rare—perfect for gardening enthusiasts or outdoor entertaining.

The property’s condition, while generally good, offers some areas, particularly the attic with original housemaids' rooms, that require renovation. This presents a wonderful opportunity for those looking to imprint their personal style or restore the original features, turning it into either a stunning family home or a lucrative guest house.

Property features:
- 8 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Large kitchen with high-quality fittings
- Garage measuring 4x9 meters
- Mains drainage and natural gas central heating
- Two vaulted cellars

Additional Amenities:
- Internal lift
- Secluded garden and terrace
- Stone outbuildings
- Quick access to local services and shops

Living in Saint-Benoît-du-Sault provides an idyllic lifestyle marked by quiet, community-oriented living amidst historical surroundings. The town not only offers basic amenities like supermarkets but also hosts a range of local shops and services ideal for daily needs. For more extensive shopping and entertainment options, the nearby town of Argenton-sur-Creuse, only a 20-minute drive away, provides larger retail outlets and direct train links to Paris.

For those seeking leisure and recreational activities, the region is abundant with opportunities for hiking, cycling, and enjoying the scenic landscapes of the Indre department. Cultural enthusiasts will appreciate the village’s rich history and the architectural marvels spread throughout the town.

The climate in this part of France features distinct seasons, with warm summers ideal for enjoying the outdoors and cooler winters that bring about a quaint atmosphere in this medieval setting.

Overall, this property is perfect for anyone looking to immerse themselves in French village life while having the space and potential to tailor a home to their needs—whether as a family residence or as a project for keen renovators looking to bring new life to a slice of French history.


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