Set in almost 1 hectare of enclosed, manicured grounds and situated on the edge of a delightful hamlet, this magnificent residence has been fully renovated over a number of years, to create a wonderful family home, successfully blending original features with modern day comfort.
The addition of a second renovated property, directly opposite, but outside of the boundary of the main property, provides the immediate opportunity for income generation, or an ideal second family home.
Within the grounds are a purpose-built, four-car garage, designed specifically with car collectors in mind, and an inviting all-year-round heated swimming pool
The location of this estate will appeal to those seeking the tranquility of open countryside and the feeling of isolation, yet with the benefits of other neighbours nearby, whilst not being overlooked. Purchased in 1999 , the present owner and has taken his time to create and develop a spacious mix of modern open-plan living and cosy, beam-laiden spaces, perfect for whiling away the winter evenings.
The main house offers 350 m² of living space over three levels, which includes 5 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, a living room of 85 m² and a second floor suite of a gymnasium, artist studio, large bedroom and shower room. There is a dual central heating system fuelled by geothermically sourced electricity or by oil.
Entry to the principle property is through double iron gates, which lead onto a large gravelled terrace, bordered by trees & shrubs, which leads on to the gardens behind.
The present layout is as follows:
Lounge (85 m²) on two levels, with feature granite fireplace, door to adjoining tower, new staircase up to a galleried landing with bedrooms off, double doors through to the magnificent dining room. The main seating area has a double height ceiling, whilst the lower section has a beamed ceiling: both combining modern elegance with original charm.
Steps down into the Summer Kitchen (19 m²) with stone walls, underfloor heating, modern fitted units with a large electric range oven, wine refrigerator, dishwasher and refrigerator. One wall is completely glazed and opens out onto the terrace and stunning in-ground swimming pool.
Dining Room (38 m²) with granite flooring, wooden beams, original fireplace with superb, fitted wood burning oven. Doors out to front terrace and onto the main Kitchen (15 m²) with beamed ceiling, fitted units with granite worktops and a range of fitted equipment.
Internal hallway leading to the main garden and the original oak staircase to the upper levels
Shower Room/Laundry Room (5 m²) with shower, sink, washing machine & dryer
Office (12 m²) set out on a suspended gallery, open plan and overlooking the lounge
Bedroom 1 (10 m²) with wooden flooring
Bedroom 2 (10 m²) with wooden flooring
Shower room (5 m²) with shower, sink and toilet
Master Bedroom 3 (23 m²) with original oak floorboards and beams, door to Dressing Room (13 m²) with original oak floor boards
Bedroom 4 (17 m²) with wooden floorboards
Bathroom (11 m²) with parquet flooring, bath, sink, toilet and storage cupboards
Landing (6 m²)
Bedroom (23 m²) with wooden floor and velux window
Shower Room (11 m²) with wooden flooring, walk-in shower, toilet and sink
Gymnasium / Artist’s Studio (32 m²) with wooden flooring, velux windows
The superb heated In-Ground Swimming Pool, has sliding covers which lock onto the house, allows all-year-round enjoyment. It also has a terrace for entertaining, shower and a jacuzzi.
Gravelled front Terrace, with wrought iron gates and bordered by mature shrubs and bushes, which lead out to a very private lawned area, which itself opens out to the expansive parkland including lightly wooded areas and mature bushes.
Within the parkland is a large Garage, able to accommodate 4 vehicles. It has electric doors and air-conditioning installed to control the air temperature.
Situated directly opposite the main house, with it’s own entrance off of the country lane. Formerly the barn, it has now been transformed into a three bedroom home, with attached garden, large basement garage with terrace for parking and wood store.
This property is also connected to mains drainage and benefits from oil-fired central heating.
This would make an ideal gite for rental income, or a home for family and is in excellent condition throughout.
The layout is as follows:
Entrance Hall (15 m²) with access into the Level Cellar / Boiler Room (12 m²) and staircase to the living areas (first floor level from entrance, but almost level to the side garden).
Living Room (44 m²) with corner kitchen open to the room and glazed doors leading out to the terrace and garden.
Bedroom 1 (14 m²) with velux window
Bedroom 2 (12 m²) with velux window
Bedroom 3 (8 m²) with velux radiator
Bathroom (6 m²) with double sink, bath and storage cupboard
Garage (56 m²) suitable for two cars
Covered Terrace/Wood Store (26 m²)
The Garden is primarily laid to lawn, bordered with a variety of ornate conifers.
The estate is located in a small hamlet, 10 kms from the leisure lakes of St Pardoux, 23 kms from Limoges Airport, 4 kms from the nearest village with basic facilities and 8 kms from a small town with very good facilities, including a main line railway station with connections to Limoges and Poitiers.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Total living area
- 450 m²
- Plot size
- 9,705 m²
- All bathrooms
- Double glazing
- Swimming pool