- Country House
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4
- Reception rooms: 2
- Property size: 310 sqm
- Land size: 4400 sqm
- Year built: 1900
4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
Incredible swimming pool with 200m2 walled terrace
Landscaped garden with fantastic views, including the castle of Duras
Impressive living room with fantastic beamed ceiling
Excellent connections with 3 airports nearby; Bordeaux, Bergerac and Toulouse
Renovated country-house in Bordeaux wine-region
Really elegant and stylish renovation of a 19th century French country house, situated at the edge of a small commune in the Lot et Garonne in south west France, very close to the Dordogne in the Bordeaux wine-region, only 35 minutes from Saint-Emilion. An enclosed terrace with exceptionally beautiful pool, large well maintained garden with several seating areas. Excellent connections with 3 airports nearby; Bordeaux, Bergerac and Toulouse. This extraordinary house is situated 10 minutes to golf at Chateau des Vigiers. 5 minutes to Duras. 30 minutes to Bergerac, one hour to Bordeaux. Motorways north and south - 35 minutes.
Vast living room with stone fireplace. Modern kitchen and formal dining room with views from the east through to the west. The ground floor, with attractive terracotta tiles has an entrance hall that gives on to the elegant living room dominated by the high beamed ceiling and stunning stone fireplace. On the south side there are three French windows that open on to the pool terrace. The modern kitchen has good-looking white painted units, 5 burner gas-hob, dishwasher, oven and microwave oven, fridge and a utility to the rear house freezer. The elegant dining room with French windows to the east, south and west accesses directly the pool terrace where there is a covered veranda for alfresco dining. On the ground floor, a second bedroom to the west of the house faces the pool terrace and also has en-suite facilities. There is an office, utility room, shower and WC, boiler room, garage and outbuildings.
Stairs from the living-room to the master bedroom-suite in the pigeonnière, comprising a large recently renovated shower room and a spacious, east, south and west-facing bedroom that has three sets of French doors with a balcony to the south and overlooks the pool and the valley with his chateau from Duras. There are hand made fitted wardrobes and tallboy. On the first floor via a second staircase are the other 2 large modern bedrooms with private bathrooms.
The exceptionally beautiful pool is a sort of kidney shape and has an island in the middle. The terrace runs the whole length of the back of the house and has really interesting features built into it. The gardens surrounds the house and the present owners have, over the last years, spent immense time landscaping and planting a great variety of species from grasses to trees. lt is not all lawn as there are stone gardens as well.
The property benefits from double-glazing and oil fired heating. For more information, see: www.beautifulhouseforsaleinfrance.com