Beautifully renovated 19th century cottage on land that was originally part of the 12th century priory in the village of Passavant-sur-Layon. It is beautifully situated, directly facing the 11th century walls of the chateau. Just on the other side of the chateau is a picturesque fishing lake - a perfect setting for picnics or quiet walks. The village is located on the River Layon, famous for it's wines, particularly the Coteau de Layon dessert wine. The property was totally renovated during 2011 / 2012, modernising the interior whilst retaining the original features and charm. The cottage has been successfully run as a holiday 'gite' for 4 years. Currently, there are 2 large bedrooms, both retaining much character with original beams, with a third bedroom of about 20m2 to be finished if required. The living room retains much character with original tomette floors and stone fireplace with wood burning stove. The spacious kitchen / diner with exposed beams, original floor tiles and feature stonework, also has a fireplace with wood burning stove. At the front of the house leading out from the kitchen / diner, is a sunny south facing terrace where you can relax whilst enjoying the views across to the chateau and the countryside beyond. At the rear of the cottage is a private pool area featuring a large 8m x 5m swimming pool, accessed via a terrace area of wooden decking, The pool area looks out over the beautiful local countryside, perfect for relaxing.
There are several outbuildings including a garage and a large open barn currently used as a double carport.
In the local area, there are many wineries and the region is ideal for walking, cycling or sightseeing with chateaux and old towns to explore.
All furniture and household items are also for sale by negotiation.
Price € 129,000
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