Currently operated as a successful B&B this magnificent Chateau is located in a village with some commerce and is less than 13km Niort and 45 minutes to the coast and La Rochelle. Dating from around 1880 and originally one of a pair of Chateaux for Cognac producers it now offers 400m² of living space. It is beautifully presented and is very well maintained with a fine facade and turrets on the outside and original wooden floors and fireplaces inside. Entrance is directly into the hall (20m²) with mosaic tiled floor and original stairs leading to the first and second floors. To the left is the owners' accommodation with a bright and airy lounge (30m²) with wood burner, leading to a circular kitchen (12m²) with homemade units and an en-suite bedroom (20m²). To the right of the hall is the guest lounge (30m²), again with double aspect windows making it bright and airy, and an original fireplace. A door leads to the dining room (12m²) and the guest kitchen preparation (10m²). Accessed from the dining room is a large independent 2 bedroom apartment (50m²), with living/dining/kitchen area and small conservatory. The first and second floors provide the guest bedrooms. On the first floor is a suite (45m²) comprising a large bedroom with the spacious bathroom in the turret and another suite (53m²) with a large bedroom and spacious bathroom and lounge/bedroom in the turret. On the second floor are two more suites; suite (45m²) comprising a large bedroom with the spacious bathroom in the turret and another suite (53m²) with a large bedroom and spacious bathroom and bedroom in the turret. Below the house is a cellar. The gardens are fully enclosed and private with terrace area for outside dining. If you're looking for a business or large impressive family home – you've just found it!