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(24) Dordogne

Perigourdian houses in quiet hamlet, pools


Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 18 ha

Reference: E9-3614168
£ 1,326,245
$ 1,695,535

This property, conveniently located in a small hamlet in the Dordogne valley between Bergerac and Sarlat, offers 470m2 of top quality renovation, consisting of two houses; a Perigourdian style 5 bedroom house with a large south-facing terrace and views over the valley, its own pool and loggia, and a Maison de Maître style 3 bedroom guest house also with its own pool. The property also has two traditional barns and a studio, and land consisting of 2.5 ha of landscaped gardens, with the remainder being meadows and woodland. There exists a rental history for the guest house and its furniture is included in the sale.
Main House The approach to the main house is via electric wrought iron gates, leading in to a large gravelled courtyard with parking for 4 vehicles. From here you enter the the large reception hall/dining room (42m2) with terracotta tiles, built-in display units and a door on to the 75m2 stone front terrace. From here you is the vast living room (100m2) with its monumental stone fireplace, exposed beams and terracotta tiles. The very well lit room has windows and French doors running the length of both sides of the room, giving great views over the valley on the south side. To the left of the entrance hall is the newly installed Mark Wilkinson New England style kitchen (28m2), complete with a Lacanche range style cooker, two sets of double Jacob Delafon sinks, intelligent contemporary lighting, soft close units, granite work surfaces and authentic limestone floor tiles. The kitchen leads to a lovely, light informal dining/living room (42m2) with its windows across the southside and large sliding doors on the garden side, an oak and terracotta Fontainebleu floor, and a stone fireplace with a woodburner. There is also a cloakroom with WC on the ground floor. A carpeted stairway from the living room leads up to the first floor with its five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a cloak room. The master bedroom is in the tower and boasts a double aspect, parquet floor, built in wardrobes, exposed limed beams and air conditioning. The master bathroom offers a rain head Gröhe shower, travertine surfaces and handmade solid oak units. The second bathroom offers a corner jacuzzi bath and shower area.
Notes Overall there is 470 m2 of living space-Perigourdine house 340m2 -Guest house 130m2;100 m2 Outbuildings, oil central heating, septic tank
The main pool is 11m x 5m with a 90m2 loggia
This property is nestled in the hills of the Dordogne valley in a small Hamlet with no passing traffic, within two minutes drive of the nearest village with a brasserie/ bar and and five minutes of two villages with full amenities, 40 minutes from Bergerac and Sarlat, 1h20 from Brive airport, 2 hours from Bordeaux and 2.5hrs from Toulouse.