5 bedroom country house for sale
France - Near Duras, Lot et Garonne
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- Contemporary house still under guarantee
- Large and light reception areas
- Five bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms
- Over 1 hectare of pretty gardens
- Close to a popular old town
- DPE = 156 [D GES = 8 [B]
This attractive 'Girondaise' style detached house was built approximately 7 years ago and is STILL UNDER BUILDERS' GUARANTEE. It is situated in an elevated position with approximately 12000 square metres (or around 3 acres) of gardens and LOVELY RURAL VIEWS. The gardens are easy to maintain as they are mainly laid to lawn and they slope away from the house down to a little stream at the bottom.
The house itself is surrounded by flower beds, and shrubs. It is situated in beautiful and peaceful countryside amidst the plum orchards, vineyards and sunflower fields of this lovely corner of Lot et Garonne. The house is easy to maintain, with double glazing thoughout, underfloor central heating, solid oak floors and fully tiled bathrooms. French windows open into the gardens and onto the covered terrace from several rooms. All rooms are light and airy and have delightful views across the surrounding countryside. There are five bedrooms in total, although one is currently used as a study, and there are three bath/shower rooms. One bedroom, with an en suite bathroom, is on the ground floor. The house has an integral double garage with two sets of electric doors and security lighting. It is only 10 minutes away from amenities in the local town of Duras where in addition to the weekly market there are bars, restaurants, banks, food shops, doctors' surgery and schools
ABOUT THE AREA
St Astier de Duras is a quiet hamlet about 10 minutes from the popular market town of Duras which is centred around a restored chateau. The town has a pleasing mix of cafes and restaurants, shops and services and a year round international population. There is a market every Monday throughout the year and night markets in the summer months. At other times of year there is a regular schedule of events and entertainments which make the area a very enjoyable place in which to live and holiday. You are also close to the vineyards of Bordeaux, Cotes de Duras and Bergerac and the charming bastide towns of Lot et Garonne and the Dordogne.
For the sporty there is a tennis club in Duras and courts in several nearby villages. At Chateau de Vigiers, which is also about 10 minutes from the house, there is a respected golf club and recreational complex which includes a luxurious hotel, restaurants. tennis courts and gym.
The property is also around 10 minutes from the riverside town of Ste Foy la Grande where you can catch a train to the UNESCO world heritage city of Bordeaux. Bordeaux airport is around 75 minutes away by car and Bergerac airport can be reached in around half an hour.
Sitting room and dining room - 65m2
Open plan 'L' shaped room which has provision for a wood burning stove and a chimney in place, although the owners have not found this to be necessary.
Hall - 13.73m2
Bedroom 1 - 12.76m2
Ensuite to Bedroom 1 - 6.2m2
Study/bedroom 5 - 11.58m2
Kitchen - 12.88m2
Breakfast room - 10.83m2
Utility room - 6.3m2
With glazed doors opening from the principal rooms
Landing - 16.36m2
With a seating area
Bedroom 2 - 12.83m2
Bedroom 3 - 11.2m2
Bedroom 4 - 9.41m2
Family Bathroom - 5.76m2
Shower room - 5.49m2
Integral double garage - 29.05m2
With two sets of electrically operated garage doors.
A purpose built wooden shed on a concrete base
GARDENS AND GROUNDS - Approximately 12000m2
With an underground water storage tank which stores water collected from the roof to be used for irrigating the garden. Flower beds surround the house which is elevated with the gardens running down to a stream at the bottom.
Electric underfloor heating
To both ground and first floors and controlled by 8 individual thermostats.
Drainage is by septic tank
Habitable area = 209m2
Total land area is approximately 12000m2
Tax fonciere = around 1062â‚¬
More information from this agent
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