Riverside location detached house

Darnac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


  • Detached House
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception rooms: 2
  • Property size: 141 sqm
  • Land size: 7400 sqm
  • Year built: 1900
  • Riverside location
  • FULLY insulated. High energy rating...
  • Very economic heat exchange central heating/hot water system
  • High quality bespoke oak KItchen/bar. Curtains and fittings.
  • New woodburner/flue set in large granite fireplace
  • Newly built fully insulated extension workshop/gite potential
  • Ready to move in all white goods/lighting/polytunnel/walk in chicken shed included.
  • Quiet location with unspoilt views all around.
  • Well located for all amenities
  • Well located for Limoges and Poitiers airports.


-Close to all amenities, including schools.
-Non overlooked and detached, unspoilt views all around river has large fish and is great for canoeing and swimming.
-Very economic/efficient heat exchange central heating/hot water. A new airwash woodburner and flu recently installed for cosy fire if needed.
-Totally bespoke kitchen/bar/curtains/poles and fittings.
-Fully insulated and double glazed including new extension.
-Extension currently used as cabinet maker's workshop but could be converted to extra living space, garage, studio, yoga/fitness workshop area if desired.
-Downstairs bedroom with ensuite with french doors overlooking river. Ideal for B&B, guests or disabled.
-45 mins drive to LImoges airport and 55 mins to Poitiers airport.
-7400m2 Land composed of small wooded area with stream adjacent. Grassed area with apple trees, fenced growing area with polytunnel and raised beds and fenced chicken run with walk in chicken house.
-ALL whitegoods, chandeliers and other lighting, bespoke curtains, satellite dish/humax receiver and polytunnel included in price.
-This is a ready to move into house with a high standard of work and materials. Please feel free to contact for more info/pics.
Property Details:

The house is stone built and spacious. Large upvc windows and French doors give a light and airy feel whilst retaining a traditional ambience. All windows and doors have bespoke made upvc shutters negating the need for re-painting. Fully insulated throughout, the house has a good energy rating. Heating and hot water is supplied via a highly efficient and economical heat exchange central heating system. There is also a new airwash woodburner/flue set in a large granite fire place should you wish for the ambience of a cosy fire.

The ground floor is semi open plan. Entering via the large oak front door, to the left is the lounge with exposed stone wall/oak beams and characterful granite fireplace with French doors to rear of property. Bespoke made curtains, poles and finials etc throughout the ground floor are included in the sale. As are all white goods and light fittings plus satellite dish and cables.

Leading from the lounge is a door to the downstairs bedroom with en suite shower/toilet and bespoke made sink/mirror unit. This room has its own French doors facing the river. This would be ideal for B & B, granny unit or for guests.

Directly in front is the original oak staircase and to the right of this is access to the utility room with tall freezer, new Samsung washing machine, tumble dryer and fitted shelving. To the right is the recently built and installed kitchen/diner/bar. This is totally bespoke and unique and constructed to a very high standard by a cabinet maker of 30 years experience. A large recently fitted 5 burner cooker with electric oven and stainless steel extractor/light above. A dishwasher and tall fridge are also fitted.

Access is also gained via triple French doors from the 6 metre x 3 metre covered area between the house and the new extension. At the top of stairs to the left is a large double bedroom with unspoilt views to the rear. Stairs leading off this room go to a cosy beamed bedroom/study with velux window. To the right of the stairs is a separate toilet. Beside this is a large shower room with bespoke mirror/lighting.

Adjacent to this is the master bedroom with river views and walk-in changing/wardrobe areas with fitted shelving. The landing is light and airy and leads to another double bedroom again with river views. Via the landing is access to loft space with drop down steps.

Via the rear of the property is access to 2 storage areas of which one comprises the hot water tanks and plumbing for the heating system.

The fully insulated extension comprises the 6 x 3 meter open but covered area. 10 x 6 meter area (currently used as a cabinet maker’s workshop) with large secure double doors to the front and upvc entry door and windows. A stainless steel flue is installed for a woodburner. Beyond this is a 6 x 3 meter garage/workshop with large secure double doors also. Stairs lead to upper floor comprising 6 x 3 meter area above garage, a large 10 x 6 meter area with 2 roof windows and 6 x 3 meter space above open area below. The extension has multiple electric points and lights and could alternatively be used as is/car storage etc or easily adapted for additional living space.

The house is situated on a very quiet road and is accessed by a drive at each end of the property. Friendly French and English neighbours are 150 meters away. Recently laid granite surrounds the house and there is adequate parking for several cars. To the right of the main entrance is a small shaded wooded area with stream nearby. A gravel drive leads to a grassed area with established trees including several apple trees.

There is a fenced growing area with raised beds and top quality 6 x 3 meter polytunnel. Beside which is a 1000 litre water tank. This area is also accessed by a path from rear of the property. Nearby is a dedicated fenced area with quality chicken shed and lean to style covered area.

Opposite the house the beautiful Gartempe river is freely accessed via a secluded picnic area. The river has several varieties of large fish should you enjoy fishing and is also great for canoeing and swimming.
Land area 7400m2.

We would consider a property exchange for 2 bedroom minimum cottage/character home/log cabin/eco build (with cash adjustment either way) in Suffolk, England.



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