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Fall in love with this enchanting 16th Century French property for sale at €411,000

Mansion proportions, plus room to roam with over 3 acres of land

Bienvenue to this stunning French Renaissance style home with 2.3+ acres of land for sale in the heart of the commune of Foussais-Payré. This 16th century building is a true gem, with a rich history and an atmosphere that is both timeless and inviting.

As you enter the ground floor, you are greeted by a vast entrance and a majestic living room with a large stone fireplace and painted beams. The living room also features a hidden confessional that leads to the cellar, adding to the home's unique charm.

This floor also includes a spacious breakfast kitchen, which has been extended and transformed into a bright and airy space overlooking the garden and surrounding meadows. The mix of terracotta tiles, wood, and stone give the kitchen a warm and inviting feel.

As you make your way up the beautiful wooden staircase to the second floor, you will find two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. The first bedroom features interior shutters and the second bedroom is of extraordinary dimensions, with a solid parquet floor and a stunning French ceiling. The adjoining bathroom combines contemporary duck blue walls with the vintage look of a lion's foot bathtub, creating a truly unique space. The second floor also includes a third bedroom under the slope with a cozy atmosphere.

A second wooden staircase leads to the second floor landing, which has been converted into two bedrooms and a shower area.

Outside, the property boasts a large garden (about 1 hectare) with an English countryside feel, an old wash house of impressive size, three cellars, and several outbuildings.

Listing found at Espaces Atypiques


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About the Area

Located in the heart of the Vendée region, this charming town is a true hidden gem. Foussais-Payré is classified as a "Petite Cité de Caractère," meaning it has a rich history and a distinct character. The town is home to a stunning 16th century building, which bears witness to the region's flourishing past during the Renaissance. With its mix of terracotta tiles, wood, and stone, this building is truly one-of-a-kind.

But Foussais-Payré isn't just known for its history. The town is also located in a picturesque setting, with a large garden that overlooks meadows with an English countryside feel. The area is perfect for nature lovers, with several outbuildings and three cellars to explore.

Despite its secluded location, Foussais-Payré is still conveniently located. The town is just 5 minutes from small amenities, 10 minutes from Mervent, 15 minutes from Fontenay-le-Comte, and 30 minutes from the TGV station in Niort. This makes it easy to access all the amenities you need while still enjoying the peace and quiet of a small town.

If you're looking for a unique and charming place to call home, Foussais-Payré might be the perfect place for you. With its rich history and picturesque setting, this commune is sure to capture your heart.

All Property Images Courtesy of Listing Agent


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