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12 bedroom manor house for sale

France - Velines, Dordogne


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Key features:

  • Magnificent home-and-income property
  • Over 3 acres of park land with heated pool
  • 12 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 4 receptions
  • Extensive vineyard views
  • B&B and gîte business plus owner's accommodation
  • Walking distance of restaurants, shops and station
  • Just 36kms from Bergerac Airport

Full description:

This is the perfect opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change. This exceptional home-and-income property is in a beautiful setting and is ideally situated for the major tourist attractions of Saint Emilion and Bergerac. On over 3 acres with a large pool, it consists of a house and existing B&B business and 2 separate letting properties - 12 bedrooms in all!

This is an ideal property where you can take over an existing gîte and B&B activity in this region which is known worldwide for its wine and tourist industry. These houses are located on the outskirts of a village with many facilities such as supermarket, post office, schools, gendarmerie , medical practice, pharmacy, hairdresser, veterinarian, railway station (Sarlat / Bordeaux line) ... .between Bordeaux (65km) and Bergerac (35km). 

The first property is an elegant Chartreuse Perigordine stone house with a massive 750 m² of habitable space, renovated with taste in the "country chic" style which has 4 guest rooms (including 2 family suites), all equipped with shower rooms and able to accommodate 12 people and owner's accommodation of 250m2 with 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The second property is a charming cottage, completely renovated, with 4 bedrooms for 8 people. 

All of this is in a beautifully wooded and fully enclosed park of over 3 acres. A large, heated infinity pool with magnificent views of the surrounding vineyards and a huge natural stone terrace complete the attractions of this beautiful estate. 

A third house (85m2) is available for long-term rental and can be easily converted into a further holiday rental property, a large outbuilding of 250m2 and 5 garages can also be easily converted to develop a commercial activity, subject to Planning consent. 

The houses benefit from gas-fired central heating, mains drainage and an alarmsystem. The main house is accessed by two electric gates with access code and it also has a lift. Now operating as a B & B, this property also has potential for development as a care-home business considering the existence of the lift which serves all floors of the main house. 

The property's web site recognised by the main search engines, and there is the benefit of glowing testimonials generated by visitors from all over the world. The property enjoys a rating of 9.8  on booking.com and has many favourable posts on TripAdvisor since the business started in 2013. 

The location of the property allows it to function all of the year, if desired. The region is frequented mainly by a British clientele  and is near the airports of Bordeaux and Bergerac but also has a clientele with a wine. There is also a good amount of business generated by the numerous weddings organised in neighbouring châteaux. 

The train station is 800 m away, within walking distance, with daily services between Bordeaux and Sarlat with TGV connections for Paris and beyond. There are many quality restaurants in the immediate vicinity, in this region rich in historical heritage and vineyards.

Location: Town
Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 9
Receptions: 4
Habitable space: 900m² 
Plot size: 13,500m² (3.34 acres)
Heating: Gas-fired central heating
Distance to shops: Walking distance
Distance to airport: 36 kms (Bergerac - 36 minutes)
Taxe Foncière: 4200 € per annum

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Nearest Airports*

  • Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 20.6 miles
  • Bordeaux (Mérignac) (INTERNATIONAL), 40.1 miles
  • Limoges (INTERNATIONAL), 86.4 miles

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

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La Residence, Oxford

1 King's Meadow Osney Mead OXFORD OX2 0DP
03339 395515  Local call rate
About La Residence, Oxford

La Résidence is a UK-based French property agency. Our bi-lingual team has been helping people buy their dream home in France for over 30 years now.

Buying a new home can be a daunting experience, especially in a country where you’re not familiar with either the buying process or the language. We’re here to help you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry, right up until you’re comfortably settled into your new home (carefully avoiding any pitfalls in between). In short, we do everything possible to ensure that the entire experience is as transparent and stress-free as possible.

We keep things simple, we go for quality over quantity and we market predominantly British-owned properties.

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