Vendee – Stylish 4 Bedroom Barn Conversion & Paddock

PRICE: EUR €280,000

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Estate Agent: ARB French Property
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A high-quality barn renovated by the current owners to exacting standards, to create a light and spacious open plan home, packed with character and charm. Set peacefully at the end of lane near the historic village of Apremont, in the heart of Vendee.

Property features:
Immediately habitable
Equestrian property
Rural location
Vendee – Stylish 4 Bedroom Barn Conversion & Paddock
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Property Details:

Offered ready to use and ideal for a full-time residence or exquisite holiday property. Comprising of modern kitchen/breakfast area, open pan living / dining room, utility, 4 double bedrooms, bathroom and superb gardens plus paddocks totalling more than 2.5 acres. There is scope to create an Air B&B type letting gite. Ideal for those seeking a lifestyle change with plenty of opportunity to use the land. The home comes with all mod cons such as a modern fosse for sanitation, is double glazed throughout, comes well insulated, has reversible air conditioning/heating as well as solar panels that generate approx. 2000 euros income per annum.

Nearby Apremont has a restaurant, bakers, grocery store and famous castle tower. Supermarkets can be found in Aizenay or Challans both approx. 10 mins drive. Beaches and the fishing port of St Gilles Criox-de-Vie are just 15 mins drive!

Ideally placed for those who need easy access to and from the UK making the home convenient for visiting family and friends. The ferry port of St Malo (Portsmouth & Channel Isles) is about 3.5 hours’ drive while Roscoff for Plymouth & Eire is about 4.5 hours’ drive. Low cost flights are available at la Rochelle (45 mins) or Nantes (45 mins) year-round.

Accommodation Comprises:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Measuring approx. 16m2 fitted and equipped with gas hob, built-in whirlpool cooker, sink, dishwasher, built-in fridge, ample storage units & plenty of work surface, breakfast bar, exposed stonework, beamed ceiling and tiled flooring. Opens onto:

Lounge / Diner – Measures an impressive 48m2 approx. with a light aspect, with views across the main courtyard and gardens to the front. Tiled flooring, exposed beams, revealed stone, wooden stairs to first floor, wood burning stove for cosy winter nights. TV including UK satellite reception. Ample space for a large dining table and chairs. Superb Full height window / patio doors opening onto the terrace and gardens. Shuttered. Reversible air con unit.

Inner Hall – leads to

Master Double bedroom – Approx. 14m2 with patio doors opening onto the front with views across the courtyard and gardens. Aircon unit.

Utility Room – A large room with plumbing for washing machine. Tiled flooring. Plenty of storage.

Office / Store – space for a computer desk or ideal for storage.

Family Bathroom: with bath and rain head shower over, basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Double Bedroom: Another ground floor double measuring approx. 9m2 with skylight window

1st Floor

Mezzanine – useful space that could serve as a study / reading area. Wooden floor. Balustrade balcony overlooking the living room diner below.

Double Bedroom: Approx 10m2 with skylight window

Double Bedroom: Approx 10m2 with skylight window

Studio Room – To finish. A room currently used for storage but suitable to create a small Air B&B type studio room or self -contained guest suite. Great for those seeking a little bit of supplementary income. OR why not use to create a huge en-suite to the ground floor master bedroom!

Gardens / Outside:

The property comes with impressive plot comprising of gardens, parking, terraces for outside dining and paddocks ideal for a pony or livestock. To one side of the paddock is a poly tunnel. To the front of the home is a gravel drive leading to a parking area for 2 or 3 cars with enough space to keep a motorhome or caravan. There is also a garage and wood store, plus work-shop and further storage Established easy to maintain gardens to the front with flower beds, shrubbery and lawn, making the home ideal for a lock up and go holiday property. There are 2 spacious terraces to the side and front, ideal for making the most of the outside lifestyle, BBQ’s and entertaining. Ample space for a pool.

The property comes with a superb energy rating (see below) , is double glazed, has electric panel radiators as well as 3 air con units that offer reversible heating. A modern fosse septic ensures that there are no hidden costs!

DPE – Energy Rating

One of the best we have ever seen!

Energy A 20 kwhrs per annum pm2

CO2 – A 4 kgrms pa pm2

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Energy efficiency rating :

Very energy efficient – lower running costs


Not energy efficient – higher running costs

Environmental (CO2) rating : kg

Very environmentally friendly


Not environmentally friendly