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4 bedroom character property for sale

France - Near Montpon-Menesterol, Dordogne


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Call: 03339 396204

Key features:

  • Professionally renovated maison bourgeoise
  • Three en-suite bedrooms plus independent gite
  • Swimming pool with summer kitchen
  • Large, well stocked gardens
  • Close to popular tourist destinations
  • DPE = 184 [D] GES = 5 [A]

Full description:

This traditional Girondine MAISON BOURGEOISE has been beautifully and PROFESSIONALLY RENOVATED retaining its character and style while providing a comfortable, contemporary and spacious home. With three bedrooms and a study/occasional bedroom 4 in the principal house, an independent GITE, beautiful SWIMMING POOL with adjacent covered terrace and around three quarters of a hectare of GARDENS, the property is perfect as a home plus income or luxurious holiday house.

The stone built property which was built in the 1800s has an elegant facade and around 340m2 of living space. On the ground floor is a tiled entrance hall with traditional staircase, a dining room which opens to a beautifully fitted kitchen and a sitting room. Both reception rooms have lovely fireplaces, large windows and good proportions. There is also a guest cloakroom and utility area on the ground floor. Upstairs is a second sitting room/landing and three bedrooms, all of which are en-suite, plus the study. The gite has a kitchen/living room, double bedroom and bathroom. The swimming pool is to the west of the house and is adjacent to a gorgeous covered terrace which has been created from an old farm building. This overlooks the gardens and grounds which are well stocked and have open westerly views.


Montpon-Menesterol is a busy little town on the banks of the Isle river. There are plenty of shops, services and cafes/restaurants in and around the town together with sports and social facilities. The river plays an important part in the community's life as does the nearby Chandos activity centre where you will find a beach which is open to the public in the summer and a year round program of activities.

Bergerac international airport is 35 minutes away and the beautiful city of Bordeaux can be reached in around an hour. You are also only half an hour from a main railway station with TGV links to Paris.

The house is part of a small hamlet and is about 10 minutes away from the market town of Montpon-Menesterol.


Entrance hall - 12m2
With original floor tiles and cherry wood staircase.

Sitting room - 34m2
With original fireplace

Dining room - 27m2
With original fireplace, French doors opening to the gardens and pool and an opening to the kitchen.

Kitchen and utility room - 53m2
Running along the back of the house, this area is spacious and well fitted with a range type cooker and Belfast sink. There is plenty of space for table and chairs. From here there is a second staircase which leads up to a study/occasional bedroom 4.



Landing/sitting area - 14m2

Master bedroom suite - 35m2
With en suite bathroom comprising bath, shower, double sinks and WC

Bedroom suite 2 - 28.8m2
Including ensuite shower room comprising shower, sink and WC

En suite bedroom 3 - 24m2
Including a shower room comprising shower, double sink and WC

Study - 18m2
This has a private staircase from the kitchen/utility room and has an interconnecting door to bedroom 3.

GITE - 42m2
Comprising kitchen/dining room, double bedroom, shower room with WC and a dressing room/storage area. The gite has independent access and an interconnecting door to the principal house.


Swimming pool - 8.5m x 4m
With a tiled and walled surround and adjacent to a spacious covered terrace with summer kitchen. The pool and terrace are adjacent to the house which can be accessed via French windows.

Two barns measuring 33m2 and 38.5m2 respectively, one with a shower. Garden shed (15m2) and car port (10m2)

Barn 2 - 38.5m2
With a shower

Garden shed - 15m2

Gardens - 7071m2
The gardens are fenced and have attractive entrance gates opening to a driveway which leads to the car port and a parking area. Beyond this the gardens are fenced and are mainly to lawn, and are on two sides of the property. Beyond the fenced garden is an area of paddock. There are mature trees, shrubs and hedging and a vegetable garden. The house adjoins a neighbouring property, but is not overlooked by it.


Habitable area = 320m2

Total land area = approximately 7071m2

Oil fired heating with electric radiators in the bedrooms

Mains water and septic tank drainage

Tax foncier = 1158€/year

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Nearest Airports*

  • Bergerac (International), 21.8 miles
  • Bordeaux (Mérignac) (International), 44.1 miles
  • Limoges (International), 76.9 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

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27 Old Gloucester Street LONDON WC1N 3AX
03339 396204  Local call rate
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