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For sale at €389,000, La Basse Salmatiere in Deux-sèvres is a renovated 19th-century farmhouse and converted barn (420m2 accommodation) with a heated 5x10m swimming pool, set in nine acres of rolling landscape with south-facing valley views. The brief was to create: - A private three-bedroom family home with additional space to allow a semiself sufficient lifestyle and room for up to four horses. -A chambre d’hôtes with the maximum five ensuite bedrooms (two on the ground floor) to enable specialist holidays and/or gîte accommodation (hotel rules would apply if there are more than five bedrooms). - A well positioned pool with lovely views over the valley and space around for chairs and tables. - A good separation between private space and rental. - Large multi-use teaching facility. - Large eating areas inside and out.
Speciality half-board for walking/ cycling/painting/writing holidays etc - April to May = 8 weeks €850/person x10 = €68,000 - May to July = 9 weeks €950/person x10 = €85,500 - September = 4 weeks €950/person x10 = €38,000 - Total full occupancy = €191,000 - 40% occupancy = €76,400 gîte - July and August = 6 weeks at €2,200/ week = €13,200 So the potential total income April to September = €76,400 plus €13,200 = €89,600, rising to over €100,000 after several seasons, plus B&B income off season. ( These are gross figures.)