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(24) Dordogne

Stylish village property original XVIII/XXth C.decor


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 8
Land: 0.42 ha

Reference: E9-KP1008
£ 1,500,726
$ 1,932,475

Just 30 minutes from Bergerac airport this property has 520m2 of living space, as well as separate caretaker's lodgings and a walled garden.
The property sits in 4176 m2 of grounds within a walled garden with an orchard and beautiful mature trees. There are two entrances, one on the village centre side off a small square, and opening on to a courtyard, and a wrought iron gate opening on to the garden below. The conservatory serves as an entrance hall on the ground floor and leads to the kitchen, then through the hallway to the library and large salon, both with elegant dimensions with 4m high ceilings and multiple French doors making very bright rooms. These two rooms open on to the front terrace. There is also a dining room. with wood panelling and a bathroom. The elegant sweeping staircase leads to the first floor that offers 4 spacious ensuite bedrooms, and an office each with their themed decoration. There is a further ensuite bedroom in the wing.
The second floor hosts four further bedrooms, a bathroom and some storage rooms.
In the basement there is a large vaulted cellar (78m2) that is accessed via the kitchen.
The house offers a total of 470m2 living space.
Ground floor: The conservatory with its terracotta tiles leads through to the kitchen with glass panelled storage cupboards, and access to the first floor and vaulted cellar. The lobby serves the dining room, has a bathroom and WC, and leads through to the hallway to the front terrace, the library with a terracotta tiled floor, a marble fireplace, and two large French doors, and the elegant grand salon has 4 large French doors opening on the south and west-facing facades with internal shutters, intricate cornicing work, and a fireplace.
First floor: The sweeping staircase leads to the landing and hallway and the 2 front bedrooms and office. To the right is a double bedroom with a marble fireplace and two south-facing windows, dressing room and bathroom. The second front bedroom, with a its soft pink Toile de Jouy wallpaper and soft furnishings, has double aspect windows, and an ensuite bathroom. The 3rd spacious bedroom has a alcove bed, a marble fireplace, and ensuite bathroom. The 4th bedroom has a marble fireplace and ensuite bathroom. The 5th bedroom has an ensuite bathroom.
Second floor a landing, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and storage rooms in the attic.

Just off the courtyard adjacent to the house is the caretaker's apartment of 60m2 with a kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom. Adjoining this is a garage (25m2), and the orangery. There is also a charming traditional XVth century house (52m2) in the small square that consists of a vaulted room on the ground floor and two rooms on the first floor, which could be renovated to make a guest apartment.
This property sits neatly in the centre of the village and faces the hills and valley the other side. The village has a good selection of shops, a weekly market with local produce, and in the summer there are regular evening markets and brocante fairs. 30 mins from Bergerac airport and 2 hours to Bordeaux.