The Monastere Apartment
This is a great opportunity to purchase a slice of history. The apartment is at the heart of a lively ‘cite medieval’, which won the 8th position of one of the most beautiful villages of France.
This two double bedroom residence on the first floor above the cloisters is located in the grand monastery, in the medieval village of Vouvant, and offers an exclusive quality luxury development that has been professionally modernised to a very high standard, with all recent electrics, plumbing and heating.
The apartment is spacious, along with the two double bedrooms, there is a large open plan living/dining room, (53sqm), duel aspect and stone walls, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room (19.75sqm), bathroom,WC and a balcony (8sqm) that provides stunning views.
The development is made up of a selection of apartments and houses and sits within 15 acres of managed grounds, a communal large heated swimming pool, with seating and parasols, and boules pitch. The landscape parkland contains country walks and secluded seating areas for picnics and BBQ’s as well as peaceful hideaways to allow you to enjoy the tranquillity of the environment with an abundance of wildlife.
There is a ground caretaker along with many facilities including a laundry room, satellite television, intercom system and secure private parking.
The river Mere runs through the rampart area of Vouvant and you can enjoy lovely walks.
Vouvant attracts visiting artists, exhibitions and galleries, displaying their work, along with many other artisans displaying different arts and crafts.
In July Vouvant is known for its huge Vide Grenier and fireworks with music on the 14th July Bastille Day.
There is a calendar of events throughout the year from classic car rally, kayaking, horse riding and a night concert which is staged outside the church, and differs every year from jazz, pop or opera. In November Vouvant holds a Christmas market with a variety of crafts and gifts.
The huge forest of Mervant is a short drive away where you can visit the small Zoo, take a boat out on the river and many other activities, a drive up into Mervant village is worth a trip to take in the stunning view over the river.
The village of Vouvant has a general store/ butcher, a baker/patisserie, post office, hairdressers, two cafes, with a lovely selection of food and refreshments. The village has an Auberge with restaurant and bistro attached with inside and outside seating.
The property has easy access to 3 airports, as well as train links to the TGV, Paris and further, making this an ideal holiday base or permanent residence.