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Thriving gite business in an unrivalled location.
€450 000

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  • Traditional Perigordian stone property
  • Large, well maintained garden
  • Situated next to Lascaux 4
  • 10 minute walk into town
  • Beautiful views from pool area
  • DPE = 315 (E) GES = 4 (A)


A successful year round gite business with sound potential for further commercial development, this thriving gite business is in an exceptional location. It is within easy walking distance of both Lascaux IV, one of France's leading tourist attractions, and the small town of Montignac in the Dordogne. Currently configured as an owners' house plus a successful and manageable three unit gite business, the stone property also has a swimming pool and is set within a spacious garden. The three gites have been sympathetically renovated to retain their original charm and are maintained to a high standard. They are being sold furnished as a going concern with the fourth unit, the owners' house, being sold unfurnished. The business has received a Trip Adviser certificate of excellence and is occupied year round through adverts on Air B&B, Home Away and similar sites.

The main building, a Perigordine farmhouse, comprises the owners' accommodation of open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area and mezzanine bedroom and bathroom. It has a large terrace overlooking Lascaux 4 parkland, beautiful wooded hillside, the church, old chateau and rooftops of Montignac town. Attached to this is a self contained 1 bedroom gite. The gite could be incorporated into the owners' accommodation to create one complete house relatively easily. Alternatively, it could be used as a fourth letting property if the new owners chose to live off site. 

A second stone cottage is set at right angles to the main property and comprises a spacious 2 bedroom gite, with generous open plan living area and a small 1 bedroom gite.  Each holiday let has its own patio area and overlooks the 8x4m pool.

The property has a secure and spacious courtyard which easily accommodates 6 cars and leads directly into the house and cottages.

Proof of last 2 years' income can be made available to genuine interested parties. The reason for the sale is that the owners are in their mid sixties and are looking to retire.

ABOUT THE AREA 

Montignac is set within an area of great natural beauty surrounded by woodland, rivers and lakes the Vezere Valley is the capital of European pre-history and there are many sites of pre-history to choose from within the area. In and around Montignac there are many designated woodland and country walks, Chateau de Losse is close by and the medieval market town of Sarlat is less than a half hour drive. 

Visitors are attracted to this area for most months of the year for its beauty, food and cultural interests plus its many tourist attractions and outdoor activities.


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OWNERS' HOUSE

Porch/utility area

10' 2'' x 4' 11'' (3.1m x 1.5m)

GROUND FLOOR

26' 3'' x 19' 4'' (8m x 5.9m)

Open plan lounge/dining area and island work- top kitchen Hercules 30 wood burner with integral boiler that heats the radiators in the house and adjoining apartment.

FIRST FLOOR

Mezzanine bedroom

11' 10'' x 16' 5'' (3.6m x 5m)

Bathroom

5' 7'' x 5' 7'' (1.7m x 1.7m)

Bath, toilet & washbasin, with wall mounted fan heater.

GITE ATTACHED TO OWNERS' HOUSE

Half of the original house is now a self-contained gite which could easily be re-incorporated into the main house to make a bigger family home.

GROUND FLOOR

20' 8'' x 19' 4'' (6.3m x 5.9m)

Entry from courtyard into oak beamed high ceiling open plan galley kitchen, dining area and lounge with Godin wood burning stove set into modern tiled opening, wall mounted electric heater + radiator fuelled by the wood burner in main house, back door leads into small porch and onto patio area, pool and garden.

FIRST FLOOR

19' 4'' x 16' 5'' (5.9m x 5m)

Open Bedroom with 2 radiators fuelled from wood burner in main house + en-suite shower, wash basin, w.c. with heated towel rail.

STONE COTTAGE 1

Entry from the parking courtyard into kitchen which opens onto the combined dining/living room with wood-burning stove + electric wall heater in lounge and kitchen, double doors open onto patio, pool & garden. Shower/WC room with heated towel rail is accessed from lounge.

GROUND FLOOR

Kitchen

11' 6'' x 9' 2'' (3.5m x 2.8m)

Lounge

17' 5'' x 11' 10'' (5.3m x 3.6m) measurements include the bathroom.

Shower room

7' 3'' x 3' 5'' (2.2m x 1.05m)

FIRST FLOOR

12' 2'' x 8' 6'' (3.7m x 2.6m)

Open bedroom.

STONE COTTAGE 2

Attached to Stone Cottage 1. Entry from courtyard into beamed spacious open plan living room/dining area, with Hunter wood burner and 2 wall mounted electric heaters, opens into a tiled floor modern kitchen with double doors leading onto patio area, swimming pool and garden.

Lounge/dining area

23' 0'' x 18' 1'' (7m x 5.5m)

Kitchen

11' 10'' x 8' 6'' (3.6m x 2.6m)

FIRST FLOOR

There are two bedrooms, one at either end of the upstairs, there is a wall mounted electric heater on the landing and the shower room and toilet with heated towel rail is situated between the bedrooms all upstairs rooms overlook the pool & Lascaux hillside.

Bedroom 1

11' 6'' x 11' 6'' (3.5m x 3.5m)

Bathroom

7' 7'' x 7' 3'' (2.3m x 2.2m)

Bedroom 2

11' 6'' x 11' 6'' (3.5m x 3.5m)

GARDEN

Large L shaped garden surround by mature trees and shrubs, so privacy is retained. There is an 8 x 4 metre swimming pool and gazebo within the gite part of the garden and a stone walled fish-pond in the front garden. The entrance courtyard has enough space to comfortably park 6 cars, there is a large wood store and a fenced area with small shed adjoining the courtyard.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Heating via wood burner and electric wall heaters

Mains drains

Habitable area = 305m2

Total land area of the property = 2176m2

The property is detached

Recent tax fonciere = 2483 euros per year

Closest shops and services

The property is a ten minute walk into Montignac town which has a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants, 3 banks, post office launderette and small cinema. The Vezere river runs through town, canoes and kayaks can be hired from various points in town and there are a variety of restaurants along its bank. Lascaux 4 open 11 months of the year is 2/3minutes on foot and has thousands of visitors per year giving you a ready supply of guests if you wish to continue the gites.


Ref 10797
Montignac 24290
County: Dordogne
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 10797
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