7 bedroom castle for sale with 1,648m2 of land, Haute Vienne, Haute-Vienne , Limousin
490,000 EUR 426,300 GBP 597,800 USD
Charming, spacious and completely renovated 7 bedroom stone built former 14th Century convent, situated right in the heart of a historic village in the Haute Vienne - Limousin area, set within a lovely mature plot of 1,648m2.
Sympathetically updated to the highest of standards throughout, whilst retaining many original features, this superb convent once belonged to a trio of convents founded in 1330. It was intended to welcome and care for pilgrims.
Partly rebuilt during the 17th and 18th Centuries, today it has kept all its charm, its character and imposes like a castle. The exterior is absolutely breathtaking: its grandeur and authenticity are almost intimidating.
Inside there are glorious tapestries, carpets, tiles and decoration, all of which help to create an authentic feel.
Features include, on the ground floor: large entrance hall, dining room, living room/kitchen and an office.
First floor, which is accessed via a wide and massive oak staircase: 7 bedrooms all different and warm. 5 of the 7 have en-suite bathrooms with WC. There is also another bathroom and shower room with WC's. This first floor could be converted into 3 independent apartments (as there are 2 differentiated accesses on each side of this property. )
Large attic, which is in very good condition and ready to be converted. The roof was redone in 2009.
There are also numerous outbuildings, which include: cellar, workshops and a storage shelter and a beautiful garden with high walls.
This house is currently used as a main residence and as a B&B business.