5 bedroom manor house for sale with 1.18 hectares of land, Le Bugue, Dordogne , Aquitaine
599,000 EUR 539,100 GBP 706,820 USD
REF: 224547 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 4
- Floor Size: 233 m2
- Plot Size: 1.18 hectares / 2.92 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Equestrian / horse ownership facilities
- Lake, River or Pond
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Air Conditioning
- Parking space(s)
- Private / Not Overlooked
Grand, spacious and picturesque stone built home, with a total spacious living area of 233m2, set within a quiet setting with a lovely 4 acre garden with a mill stream and lovely countryside views, within easy walking distance of Le Bugue.
Beautifully and carefully renovated, this superb substantial and versatile property, which dates back to 1850, is in a quiet and secluded area and benefits from beautiful gardens with mill streams, a pond, waterfalls and a heated swimming pool.
The property is split into 2 individual self-contained apartments, with the owner's apartment with a superb 60m2 private terrace and an independent guest house.
Perfectly suited to someone wishing to indulge in luxury French living whilst running a successful "gite" business, the property is accessed via a small gravel road which traverses the land and leads to the front of the house.
Ground floor: entrance hall (7m2) with a beautiful walnut staircase and classic checkered tile floor; 50m2 apartment with a living/dining/kitchen room (28m2) French windows opening to a terrace; bedroom (18m2) French windows opening onto the terrace; shower room/WC (4m2); self-contained apartment opening directly onto the front terrace and gardens.
Redecorated in 2020, with character details such as exposed stone walls and a beautiful ceiling. Heating is electric, also with a reversible air conditioning unit.
Also on the ground floor and with its own entrance, there is a laundry room (14m2); cellar (10m2) and an open garage (30m2).
First floor: owner's accommodation (83m2): fitted kitchen (9m2), fully fitted with gas/electric range cooker and access onto a large terrace (60m2) with beautiful views across the gardens; living/dining room (25m2) with 2 walls of fitted bookcases; living room/office (30m2) with wood burner and door to the terrace. bedroom (15.5m2) with built-in wardrobes; shower room/WC (4m2); kitchen is open to the dining room and they and the bedroom all have high ceilings and are flooded with light from the classic tall windows. The living room is a cosy room with a wood burner and a huge picture window overlooking the terrace. Heating is electric, with a reversible air conditioning unit.
Second floor apartment (54m2), which occupies the whole of the top floor and centred around a large bright living/dining room (23m2) with exposed beams and casement windows affording fabulous views over the garden and waterways; kitchen, fully fitted (9m2); bedroom (9m2); bedroom (9m2) and a bathroom/WC (4m2). Heating is electric.
Guest house (46m2), with a separate entrance: living/dining/kitchen area (26m2) with stairs to the next floor, where there is a bedroom (16m2); shower room/WC (4m2). This is a perfect hideaway for a couple of guests. Lovely views across the streams at the front.
The gardens are a particular feature of the property. To the front are rushing streams and cool, shady areas. The main garden to the side has the swimming pool and plenty of open space, as well as cherry, apple and fig trees. There is a small cave hidden at the top of the garden. The 5 x 10m heated swimming pool is set slightly away from the house and enjoys full sun all day. There is a pool shed nearby with a well and pump.
Within the grounds are 2 wooden chalets (20 and 13m2, inc. verandas), both with electricity, as well as a wooden garage (18m2) and 2 horse boxes (9 and 6m2).
Each of the apartments are bright and spacious. They all have their own hot water tank. A new water softener was installed in 2019. There are no unsightly wires going to the house, as they're all underground. There is an irrigation system around the garden, fed from the well.
The property is very conveniently situated close to Le Bugue, which is a lively market town on the river Vezere, with a great variety of shops and good restaurants just 2km away. Sarlat, which is a famous medieval market town is 32km away and Bergerac with its international airport is just 48km away.
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