A STUNNING ESTATE OF 3 HOUSES AND A CONTEMPORARY PAVILLION. SWIMMING POOL, LANDSCAPED GARDENS, MEADOWLAND & WOODLAND. PF90293
In a peaceful, elevated location with beautiful, far-reaching southerly views, set in 32 acres of gardens, meadows and woodland, the property features 3 buildings set around a delightful courtyard plus an independent, huge, converted barn. A total of over 580sqm of mixed traditional and contemporary living space. There is a terraced, heated swimming pool and superb gardens. Part of the property has also been successfully rented. PF90293
PEAR HOUSE, GRAPE HOUSE AND THE PAVILLION FORM A ‘U’ AROUND A DELIGHTFUL, SOUTH-FACING COURTYARD
THE PEAR HOUSE
In honey-coloured stone, Pear House is offered in excellent condition throughout retaining many charming period features. There is partial double glazing, central heating and a wood-burning stove. The Pear House has 3 bedrooms and over 100sqm of habitable space.
Accessed via the gravelled courtyard and bordered by espaliered pear trees.
Study/Living room: 19sqm. Stone fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed decorated beams, parquet floor, traditional old stone sink.
Kitchen/Dining room: 30sqm Spacious and bright, partially fitted with traditional wood burning stove. Terracotta tiled floor. Glass cupboard built into wall. Small utility storage cupboard.
Terrace: 28sqm Fully covered. Terracotta tiled floor.
Accessed via terrace:
Bedroom 2: 17sqm Double aspect, parquet floor.
Utility room: Room housing hot water tank and plumbing for washing machine.
Accessed via kitchen:
Bathroom: Shower with large shower head, sink, WC, heated towel rail and terracotta tiled floor.
Stairs up to:
Small landing: Storage cupboard
Bedroom 1: 13sqm Parquet floor, double aspect, exposed beams. Built-in cupboard.
Ensuite Bathroom: 4sqm Built-in shower, WC, Bidet, sink, heated towel rail. Parquet floor. Built-in cupboard.
Bedroom 3: 9sqm Exposed beams, parquet floor, double aspect.
Attached to The Pear House:
Covered terrace with traditional ancient bread oven and old beams. Pump room in a small stone barn covered in vines, housing fuel tank, boiler and pool pump system.
On opposite side of the courtyard:
THE GRAPE HOUSE
The outside stone wall is shaded by grape vines. There is partial double glazing, central heated, and has a wood-burning stove. 113sqm habitable space.
Living Room: 51sqm Split level room. The Lower level has a beautiful, traditional ‘Pisé’ (stone-laid) floor, stone fire-place with wood burning stove and other traditional stone features. 2 steps to upper level lounge with parquet flooring.
Kitchen/dining room: 22sqm Fully fitted kitchen with door leading out to Pavilion. Tiled floor, double aspect.
Bedroom 1: 19sqm Exposed beams, parquet floor, double aspect.
Ensuite Bathroom: 4sqm Corner bath with shower and glass shower screen, sink, WC, heated towel rail, parquet floor.
Bedroom 2: 11sqm 2 steps up from landing, double aspect.
Ensuite Bathroom: 3sqm Raised, walk-in shower, sink, WC, heated towel rail, built in shelving.
Accessed via the courtyard:
Cellar/Cave à Vin: 20sqm Housing hot water tank (excellent wine cellar!)
This is an amazing new construction built over 2 floors, which closes one end of the courtyard. It is in a raised position with stunning views and full-length sliding doors on all four sided of the building. Along the wooden decking to the front of the building is a border full of aromatic plants and flowers and to the rear are well maintained woods. The building has reversible air-conditioning. It offers a total of over 130sqm habitable space.
Ground Floor: 77sqm Full width sliding glass doors to the front, south-side of the building, shaded by climbing grape vines. Fabulous entertaining space in a very contemporary style. Built in wood-burning stove. Sink unit. Polished cement floor. Exposed modern beams.
A modern staircase leads up to the mezzanine level which is in 2 parts connected by a 9sqm open corridor. It could be used as a guest studio.
Living room area: 23sqm
Bedroom area: 24sqm including a shower unit, WC and sink.
Set well apart from the courtyard and accessed via the gravel driveway, is a huge contemporary, converted barn offering over 240sqm of habitable space (excluding a large covered work area and a storage area).
Set behind a hedge and with a rasied terrace to the front:
‘Piece à vivre’ (living space): 144sqm Steel framed with wooden floor. Wood burning stove. Large fully fitted kitchen with central island, in middle of room.
To one side is the living area with large, full length glass doors opening onto a raised, decked, south facing 18sqm terrace.
At opposite end of the room is a bedroom with attached bathroom including a bath with shower attachment, WC, double sink unit and heated towel rail.
Separate Guest WC with shower unit, sink and heated towel rail.
Mezzanines at both ends of the room each of 10sqm accessed via separate staircases.
Staircase down from main room to:
Living room: 39sqm Doors opening onto wooden decking and private garden.
Bedroom: 19sqm Lovely bright airy room with high ceiling. Wooden floor, full length glass doors opening onto wooden decking and private garden.
En-suite bathroom: 5sqm Angled shower cubicle, double sink unit, WC, heated towel rail.
Bedroom: 11sqm direct access to shower-room (with main access via living room). Angled shower cubicle, double sink unit, WC, heated towel rail.
Door from living room to:
Atelier/work-room: 56sqm Huge, adaptable space.
Additional storage: 35sqm running the length of the barn with laundry facilities and hot water tank.
Wooden decked area to the rear of and the length of the barn, onto private, fenced garden laid to lawn, surrounded by woodland with an above ground pool.
Enclosed, secure storage area: 18sqm Beneath terrace currently used as a wood store.
GARDENS AND OUTBUILDINGS:
Long 200m (approx.) gravelled driveway: lined on both sides by well-maintained woods, leading to parking area. Gravelled path continuing to a gravel courtyard full of mature, aromatic plants and shrubs, climbing plants, vines, pear trees and olive trees. Steel pergola in centre of courtyard.
Very well-maintained gardens laid to lawn with many specimen trees, fruit trees and mature shrubs, surrounded by woodland.
Pump room and bread oven: Attached to the Pear House
Cellar: 20sqm Beneath the Grape House
Terrace: 28sqm Covered tiled terrace to rear of the Pear House.
Terrace: 18sqm Accessed via the living area of the Barn.
Courtyard: With the Pear House and Grape House on opposite sides, the Pavilion on the raised end facing south and the swimming pool opposite the Pavilion. In the centre is the steel pergola which has olive trees on both sides.
Swimming Pool: 12x3m Heated pool with sand filter and cover. Wooden decked lounge area surrounded by rosemary and lavender.
Well: in courtyard
Combination of fuel central heating and reversible air-conditioning
Several wood-burning stoves.
Double-glazing in many of the windows
Totally peaceful, private location.
Close to commerce and activities in Thenon, Fossemagne, Terrasson and Perigueux.
Easy access to the A89.
Under 50 minutes to Brive Airport
Excellent rental income if required.
Price agency fees included : 895 000 €
Price agency fees excluded : 845 000 €
Agency fees 5.92% including TVA, paid by the buyer