4 bedroom detached house for sale
France - St-Barbant, Haute-Vienne, Limousin
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- High Quality Home
- Detached Farmhouse with 50 Acres
- Gite Possibilities
- Private & Peaceful Location
- ideal for Livestock, Horses or small Holding
In Bellac (20 mins) there are several supermarkets, swimming pool, garages, main PO & restaurants. Two decent villages 10 mins each side. Two large towns with rail connection and airports 50 minutes south and north. Located literally in the centre of France.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK the ferry ports of St Malo, Caen, Le Harve or Roscoff are easily reachable same day. Low cost flights are available at Poitiers, Tours or Nantes making the property convenient for visiting friends and family.
The Property & Land
The property has been upgraded throughout by the current owner. Works to the home include a new kitchen, bathrooms, electrics renewed, terracing, roof work to ready the gite for renovation and numerous outside projects to the stabling, drainage and paddock fencing.
The property has good ceiling height throughout. Oil central heating throughout, big boiler and tank are in the stone barn.
Upstairs comes with 4 double bedrooms of nearly equal size with a large well-lit landing. Two bedrooms have 800 x 800 en-suite shower and there is a large family bathroom with double bath and shower. The family bathroom has a large hot water electric tank which quickly feeds hot water and the mains provided good pressure on the whole property, electric timer towel rails.
Bedrooms and landing have hard floor while bathroom are ceramic tiled.
Dual aspect double glazed doors in the lounge with a large log burner
Flush cupboard and TV shelf, with central overhead light and fan
Steps leading to office/ double bedroom with glazed door to rear garden.
Lots of electric sockets throughout. Internet.
Large dining room (8-10 setting) open to kitchen, with dual aspect glazed double doors.
Kitchen has chimney if you wish to install an Aga. Large gas stainless steel oven. Over-head extraction fan. Glass front units throughout, white on top height with taupe below. Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Large sink at cooking end for pot and pans, standard 11/2 at other end. Glazed back door leading to garage down ramp.
At rear of kitchen is a conservatory leading onto a decked roofed area with an outdoor kitchen, large sink, and outdoor hot/cold shower. Then large patio at height overlooking rear garden.
The old front door opens into a large hallway, and stairs, then continues to a bathroom/wetroom/drying room with both oil and electric full-length towel rails. A glazed back door leads onto the patio.
The garden runs right round the house and is fenced 5' high with wire. gates lead to further areas.
There are two wells. The septic tank (fosse) was new last year. The hot water tan was new this April with a 10 year warranty. All the water and electrics throughout the house ad barns has been replaced, checked extended with many outdoor lights added.
The stone Gite has a recent roof and would make two good sized bedrooms upstairs with a bathroom. Lounge, kitchen and a private back garden.
The pond was recently dug out and is 30' deep on one side sloping out. Eucalyptus trees are established the far side.
The stone barn is typical French with beams throughout and a new tiled roof on top.
The agricultural barn is open sided, mostly concrete floor, with water and a electric fuse box.
The yard is completely enclosed with two sets of metal solid gates both ends and some walls.
The six fields around the house have lines of Oak trees and hedges. Ragwort has been pulled correctly, plain wire used instead of barbed wire when replaced.
The road which bounds the property past the house is not busy, it's so peaceful that its nice to hear your neighbour going about their work. There is an untarmaced track down one boundary along the side. The other two boundaries are owned by one family, who run cows and arable.
The Gite (To Renovate) and Rear Garden
The Gite has a new roof and Velux window. The walls are stone and sound. It requires windows and doors, a stairs and upstairs floor. There are water electric and sewage laid.
It would make 2 beds and bathroom first floor and kitchen, lounge ground floor. The rear lawn would be private from the main house and it is easily possible to create a separate entrance driveway.
All the land is around the house, this is quite rare in France, with no public rights of way across it. Total 20 ha - 51 acres.
Large stone barn. Very large agricultural barn. Yard. Potential sand school. Natural pond.
Home to four large Carp and many small ones. Bullfrogs, dragonflies, Kingfishers and many passing birds. A beautiful cool breeze to sit by in the summer, delightful winter light. Approx 30' deep one side shelving to the shallow side. Approx 80 x 100'. It was completely dug out in 2015 and is all clean and natural, with some oxygen plants.
The large Barn and Yard
The main barn is good condition smooth concrete. The yard is very old concrete and has drainage running down the centre, it was previously damaged superficially. New electrics, automatic floodlights and water.
The renovation to the house, outbuildings and new septic tank were all completed in 2017.
- Limoges (INTERNATIONAL), 26.4 miles
- Poitiers (Biard) (INTERNATIONAL), 39.3 miles
- Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 94.1 miles
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