Amazing Small Chateau in Southwestern France

Listing Information


* The French Listing is in Euros so the asking price has been estimated in U.S. Dollars but is an estimate based on the always changing exchange rates.


This property is listed with a local agent in France. MLS LA1 has a marketing agreement. No commission will be paid to the Selling Agent by the Seller. Any arrangement for payment to the Selling Agent will need to be by set by Agreement between the Buyer and the Selling Agent and is to be paid independent of the transaction by the Buyer


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About the Mansion

The property is located in Thenac in the Charente-Maritime department, south of the Loire River offering temperate climate, and is known as “La Pointe”. Just a 10 minute walk from the popular village with a school and shopping. This magnificent home offers an abundance of living space in excellent condition including a formal entrance hall that leads to a formal dining room, an eat-in kitchen, and a grand living room with fireplace. Also on the ground floor are a utility room, boiler room, wc, and second entrance. Take one of two staircases to the second floor which features two ensuite bedrooms, a third bedroom and two studies. The third floor "Tower" boasts an ensuite bedroom with a view balcony.

Separate from the main house are two

lodgements (approx. 839 & 1011 sq. ft.) each with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom -- all in good condition.

The grounds include a lush approx. 9 acres park with mature trees, some fruit bearing, a swimming pool, and a variety of outbuildings including a stable!

  • Main House Bedrooms : 4, 3 ensuite
  • Main House Bathrooms: 5 total (2 wc)
  • Main House Square footage: 3,140 approx.
  • Heating/Cooling: Central Heat Pump
  • Ext. material:  White Charente Stone
  • Wine Cellar
  • Lot is Approx. 9 Acres
  • Heated, Chlorinated Pool
  • 3-Car Garage

About the area

Today, Saintes remains the economic heart of the center of the department and it is an important transportation hub. A few major industrial businesses operate nearby. There exists a commerce and service sector in the City and it maintains courts, legal services, banks, schools and a hospital. Thenac is surrounded by fields, vineyards, and woods and "La Pointe" is just outside of the village where you can find a bakery, grocery store and post office. The location is 30 minutes from Royan, 30 minutes from Cognac, 45 minutes from the Oceanside town of La Rochelle (local airport), and one hour from Bordeaux (regional airport) and the Bordeaux chateaux via the A10 highway.

  • Gallo-Roman, medieval and classical heritage 
  • Saintes is on the banks of the Charente River
  • Near the Chateau de Bridoire is a 12th century castle.
  • Near Eymet, a pretty bastide town with a good number of ancient houses and monuments.

About the Agent

Susan K. Sanford

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

131 S. Rodeo Dr., Suite 100

Beverly HIlls, Ca 90212


  • BHHS agent since 2014
  • Leading Edge Society 2017
  • 30 plus years of marketing/media experience
  • Visit to read testimonials and review Body of Work 
  • CA DRE #01965277


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La Pointe

2 Chemin Des Touches, 17460 Thénac, France

U.S. +1 001.323.646.2422