5 bedroom farm house for sale
France - Aquitaine, Dordogne, Port-Ste-Foy-et-Ponchapt
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- 5 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
- Private Parking/Garage
The property lies on the southern range of hills which run along the Dordogne river valley. Bounded by vineyards on three sides and by plum orchards on the south, the property enjoys excellent views. The land extends to five hectares, ensuring privacy and tranquillity. The house is approached by a driveway bordered by trees and parkland, leading to a pretty courtyard with two lime trees.
The southern part of the house dates to the 1700's, with a maison de maitre extension of two
floors and attic added in 1860. The accommodation comprises:
An entrance hall, sitting room, study, dining kitchen, living room, five bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The house was substantially and tastefully renovated in 2009-11, using the best local artisans. Covered and
open terraces provide ample opportunities for entertaining and relaxation.
The property also has a good range of outbuildings, including a wine cellar, laundry and boiler room, garage, wood store and two stone barns. The gardens and park have been attractively landscaped. The park contains over 100 oak trees and a variety of fruit trees. There is a swimming pool and a clay tennis court, both installed in 2009.
If you have any questions about this property for sale in the Dordogne, or if you would like to discuss your French property search in the South West of France or elsewhere, then do please feel free to get in touch.
The property enjoys an ideal location, being a short distance from Bordeaux, and with proximity also to Bergerac and St Emilion.
There is plenty of local interest - wine tasting in Pomerol, St Emilion and Bergerac, boating and fishing on the Dordogne river, and visiting the charming bastide towns of Sainte-Foy, Monsegur, Duras and Pellegrue with their impressive piazzas and fine
architecture. The area is also a popular centre for cyclists for cyclists.
The property is also a short distance from Sainte-Foy, whose market on Saturdays was voted France's best in 2014 - the town has an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants.
Easy access to Bordeaux is a major benefit - with its first rate shopping and restaurants, outstanding belle
époque architecture, and fine opera house, it is considered by the French as second only to
Paris as an ideal city in which to live.
More information from this agent
- Bergerac (International), 15.5 miles
- Bordeaux (Mérignac) (International), 44.9 miles
- Limoges (International), 84.1 miles
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