11 bedroom country house for sale
France - Aquitaine, Dordogne, Le Bugue
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- 12th Century features
- 25 ha
- Extensively landscaped
- 2 Salt water swimming pools
This estate (12th Century) is set in the countryside surrounded by valleys and extensive woodlands and is completely secluded with an electronically operated gate at the entrance to a long winding driveway of Plane and acer trees. Surrounded by its own woodland of mainly mature oak and chestnut trees.
The property sits on a plateau in a parkland setting with over two hundred of varieties of trees and extends in total to about 25 ha (61 acres).
The property has been extensively landscaped over the past 30 years with beautiful avenues, crafted ornamental gardens, and a potager.
There is also an extensive network of pathways through woods and fields where wild flowers are in abundance.
There are no public rights of way over the estate and no unsightly electricity poles (all cables are underground).
The property enjoys extensive views from the top of the hill over the surrounding countryside.
The property comprises two groups of buildings, all constructed in the traditional old Perigordian style, with warm colored stone walls, oak beams an tiled roofs.
The principle residence, a Manoir, dating from the 12th Century features a tower with original stone staircase, large oak beams, substantial open fireplaces, chestnut and tiled flooring, solid oak doors. The roofs, which were restored with supervision of the Beaux Arts, contain traditional platters.
There are two salt water heated swimming pools with ancillary changing rooms, shower and wc.
A hard surfaced tennis court with practice wall.
About 150 meters from the main house is the original farm house and buildings forming a courtyard, now converted to residential accommodation
There are two cottages (115 and 125m2), which form part of this second courtyard. Each have two double bedrooms ensuite and two separate single bedrooms sharing a shower room.
Furthermore a small room in the pigeonnier.
Close by, set behind the main house is a secluded heated salt water swimming pool surrounded by lavender beds, roses and olive trees.
An automatic watering system for the gardens surrounding the principal residence with water from its private source
Extensive hard terracing and outside eating areas around each of the houses.
In a few words: a BEAUTIFUL secluded estate surrounded by bird songs and peace.
- Bergerac (International), 34.3 miles
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