Property Ref: 1161SP

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€997,000

9

8

Country House

7 hectares

12m x 6m

Description 

An immaculately renovated and maintained property set in a very quiet location in the hills above Belvès. With gorgeous views to the valley beyond, large infinity pool and loggia with jacuzzi the owners currently run a very successful gite and B&B business (classed at 4* by the Périgueux Tourist Office).

The ensemble of buildings is grouped around an immense gravelled courtyard with large Catalpa tree and combines characterful honey coloured stone with a mix of contemporary and antique fixtures and fittings. Re-wired throughout for the rental properties, and with wireless state of the art technology in the main house, this property is a rare find in terms of the hand worked finishings and the incredibly high quality evident in every aspect - whether internal or external. Double glazing and substantial insulation throughout mean the property has an impressive energy rating.

Implanted in 7 hectares of prairie and woodland, with two sources within the grounds, the owners have carefully crafted the space surrounding each property to provide a totally private experience of outdoor dining and relaxing space for each guest room. Outside lights illuminate the pathways between the buildings as well as around the pool and the jacuzzi/loggia area. 

Main House

Under floor heating powered by « pompe à chaleur »

Solid wood entrance door leading into large tiled hallway (20m2) with impressive stone fireplace.

To the left of the hallway is the newly installed and very high tech kitchen (25m2). With central island/breakfast bar, granite work surfaces, double sinks, double ovens with extractor fan, raised Siemens dishwasher, built-in coffee making machine and microwave. 

Doorway through to the south facing sitting room (25m2) with views over the side and front garden. High gloss ceiling to floor units incorporating the TV and sound system and enclosed « insert » log burning stove; door out to the dining terrace with electric blind for shade. 

Returning to the hallway, to the right, a doorway leads through to a very large tiled dining room with exposed stone walls. 

To the rear of the hallway a corridor leads to a separate WC with hand basin and storage cupboards, a very large laundry room with washing machine, dryer and double American fridge, an office and a professional pressing/ironing room with capacity to deal with all linen requirements for the gites/B&B. At the end of the corridor is the boiler room (Carrié boiler)

On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The bedrooms have Amtico faux style wood flooring and dressing areas. Remote controlled Velux windows with auto closing mechanism if it rains. 

The large family bathroom is fully tiled with WC, bidet, 1.4m x 2m walk-in shower with pisé style tiled floor, double basins, large bath and programmable heated towel rail with blower. 

The landing gives access to a large (60m2) insulated storage room with electric water heater and the technical workings for the kitchen and bathroom extractor fans. 


B&B 1

Walk-in shower, WC, basin, cupboard and heated towel rail; modern installation

Bedroom with sitting area; tiled floors; mix of contemporary and antique furnishings - negotiable separately 

B&B 2

Some exposed stone walls and beams.

Shower room with shower, WC, basin, cupboard and heated towel rail; modern installation

Bedroom with sitting area; tiled floors; mix of contemporary and antique furnishings - negotiable separately

B&B 3

Handicap friendly

Automatic taps; very large bathroom with shower equipped for wheelchair users; floors flush to door thresholds; 

Gym/Beauty Room

Easily convertible to a gite if required (evacuations already in place for kitchen/bathroom and conduit for wood burning stove). On two levels with the ground floor currently used as a gym - tiled floor with mirrors to one side, storage cupboards and cloakroom with WC and handbasin. On the first floor is a massage studio/yoga/beauty room with basin, beams, newly tiled. Views to the forest. 

3 Bedroomed Gite (123m2)

Entrance hall off which is cloakroom with WC and basin

Open-plan tiled floor sitting/kitchen/dining room with study corner. Contemporary wood burring stove. Fully fitted kitchen including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, ceramic hob & electric oven with extractor fan.

Doors to the rear 20m2 terrace with pergola and plancha/barbecue area, equipped with lighting an plug sockets; views over the forest to the rear.

Upstairs are three en-suite bedrooms with floating parquet floors and some exposed stonework to some walls. Bathrooms are all newly installed with modern fittings and large showers, basins, WC. Bedrooms have the choice of twin or kingsize configuration (furniture and bedding negotiable separately). Lovely views from all windows. 



Pool, jacuzzi and boules area

Substantial infinity pool with lovely views to the valley; brand new pool surround and sunbathing terrace; wide non-slip entry steps into the pool (80cm to 1.40m deep).

Beamed « au-vent » covering raised decked jacuzzi area. Jacuzzi adapted to provide dual maintenance with the swimming pool (filter system).

Floodlit boules court.

Immaculately maintained outside area with exterior lights. 

Underground « local technique » (technical room) housing pool filtration system, salt filter, VMC extractors, pipework for pool heater for future installation.

Garage/workshop - some tools/equipment available under separate negotiation

Au-vent providing parking for 2 additional cars

Separate parking for B&B and gite guests

Information

550m2 total habitable space
7 hectares of prairie and woodland
2 Pompe à Chaleur for underfloor heating
5 electric hot water heaters 
Carrié boiler
2 grease traps; conforming septique tank with automatic float to control over flow 
Pool installed 8 years ago - armoured liner; brand new pool surround/sunbathing terrace; 2 alarms and fenced; wide step entry point to shallow end (80cm to 1.4m deep end); pipework in place for pool heater if required;
6 person Jacuzzi (installed 4 years ago) 
Professional ironing machine and other machinery subject to separate negotiation
Furniture negotiable separately
Hard wired internet and WiFi livebox (reaches to the pool)
All bathrooms recently installed
Smoke detectors to all guest rooms
120 trees and shrubs planted by the owners over the past 5 years 
Gutters to all rooves; new rooves (cleaned regularly)
2nd telephone line possible (line in place)
Electrics in place to install automated entrance gates & lights if required 
Outside taps in multiple locations 

Agency fees included in price.

Location

This property is based in the Dordogne (often referred to by its ancient name "The Périgord"). Although times may have changed over the years the beautiful Dordogne landscape, in one of the most beautiful areas of France, continues to offer something to amaze and delight everyone. This ancient land, deep in the heart of sunny south-west France, is perfect holiday country; a magical place that will reward all those who choose to explore it.

The Périgord Noir, where the vast majority of our properties are located, is the 'Jewel in the Crown' of the Dordogne for here, in the triangle formed between the rivers Vézère and Dordogne, you will find the greatest concentration of natural wonders and historic sites, and the loveliest stretches of both rivers. The area is bounded by four famous towns and this property is well situated within this boundary - Sarlat, a medieval treasure house; Périgueux, a thriving and sophisticated small city; Bergerac, shippers of wine since the Middle ages and Monpazier, an extraordinarily well preserved bastide built by King Edward I in 1285.

Less then 1 hour from Bergerac airport, 1.5 hours from Brive airport, 2.5 hours from Bordeaux airport/TGV station and 2.5 hours from Toulouse airport.

4km from the village of Belvès (supermarkets, bank and restaurants). 8kms from Siorac (general shopping, supermarket & restaurants); 13kms from the market town of St Cyprien (supermarkets, bank & restaurants).

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