- Newly renovated farmhouse and barn
- Air exchange underfloor heating and hot water
- Insulated and double glazing throughout
- Pellet burner in the original house
- Potential to have a house plus gite.
A detached, 18th century, THREE BEDROOM LONGERE STYLE FARMHOUSE set in an acre of garden with LOVELY VIEWS overlooking farmland. This character filled, traditional property comprises the original house and an adjoining barn which has been renovated to a very high standard. The property works well as a flexible family home or home with an income as the original house and the adjoining barn could be occupied independently. There is a second, separate barn in the garden which has not been renovated.
The barn is fully insulated and has double glazing throughout. There is efficient and economical heat exchange underfloor heating and water heating. The interior has exposed beams and original stone walls which have been painstakingly restored. The floors are tiled throughout the ground floor. The stair case and all interior doors are oak and hand made.
The ground floor of the barn is open plan and comprises a lounge, kitchen and dining room.
Each room has double glazed French doors to the outside making a light and airy space which flows into the pretty gardens.
The large lounge is open to the apex and has exposed beams and the original barn creche. It features an oak stairs and a bridge that connects the newly renovated barn to the original part of the house.
A door from the lounge leads to a large utility room with sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The room has exposed painted oak beams.
A feature of the barn is the quality, modern kitchen with integrated appliances. The room has exposed oak beams and French doors to the front.
A large archway leads to the dining room which also has exposed beams and French doors which open onto the rear patio.
The oak stairs lead from the lounge to the bedroom 1 which has a modern en-suite, exposed beams and oak floor.
The oak bridge leads to the original house which consists of a large lounge with kitchenette in the corner and 2 bedrooms, one with an en-suite. The second bedroom has room for an en- suite but has not been completed.
A pellet burner heats this part of the house.
The lounge is double glazed, has exposed beams, a stone fire place housing the pellet burner and an original oak floor.
Bedroom 1 has an area for an en-suite but is not completed. It is double glazed and has a wood floor.
Bedroom 2 has an en-suite, is double glazed has exposed beams and an original bread oven and fire place and wood floor.
ABOUT THE AREA
The house is situated in a small hamlet 4 km north of the lovely village of Saint-Saud-Lacoussiere, which is a really good example of a typical Perigord village. The village has lots of amenities, including a mini supermarket, bakers, butchers, post office, pharmacy, bar/bistro/newsagent, 2 x hotel restaurants, hairdresser, doctor surgery and a small petrol station. On Friday mornings there is a small market with 2 or 3 stall holders. There is also a Mairie in the village if you require any information. There are plenty of things to see and do in and around Saint-Saud-Lacoussiere, especially during the holiday season. Between La Bucherie and St-Saud is the Grand Etang, a beautiful 30 acre public swimming lake with a man-made beach and other seasonal facilities, toilets and showers, life guard, ice cream, drinks and ''La Paillote'' a very popular restaurant, which is typically French and very popular with the locals. Saint-Saud also has an Arboretum and the ‘’Trou de Phillipou’’ a renowned beauty spot next to the river Dronne.
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