Puy d'Arnac (19) - Reduced - An attractive character C18th house with 4 beds / 2 baths set in a lovely hamlet
€249,995 (APPROX. £221,846)
Property Details - Character Property
Exclusive - Dating from the 1700s this is an attractive and welcoming house, situated in a lovely hamlet of Puy d'Arnac, close to Beaulieu sur Dordogne.
The front door leads into this attractive oak beamed room with a wood burner and chestnut planked floor boards. A new oak staircase rises to the bedrooms above. The tiled floor passageway gives access to the large salon and to the covered balcony. (Perfect for sun lovers and evening outside dining). The large salon has a vaulted ceiling, a solid oak floor and stone fireplace. This room is 6 x 6m and tastefully furnished with leather settees and chair, several rugs, large low coffee table, drinks cabinet, pictures, tapestry and lovely lined curtains. The vaulted roof supported on large king post trusses makes this a splendid entertaining room with plenty of character.
The thick stone walls create a beautifully cool room in the heat of the day. French windows lead out onto the south facing balcony overlooking part of the hamlet and courtyard, with pleasant views to the church on the hill above and the surrounding woods. The balcony enjoys full sunshine for most of the day but also welcome shade from the roller awning and the courtyard tree.
A modern fitted kitchen in light maple, enjoys an abundance of light from 3 windows, with spectacular views to the west particularly at sunset. It is fully fitted with dishwasher, double sink, double oven and 4 hob electric cooker ,microwave and large fridge freezer. The kitchen is separated from the dining room by double glass panelled doors and has a serving bar with a pull down blind.
All of the main living area described above is heated by a recently installed aerothermic system offering warm air in the cooler months and air-conditioning for the summer months. This system is also very economical to run.
2nd floor - Two comfortable bedrooms with king sized double beds, show all the old restored heavy oak roof trusses, giving these rooms great atmosphere. Both are fitted with large Velux roof lights with blinds, and both of these rooms are carpeted. There is a fully tiled toilet shower room fitted between and shared by these two bedrooms.
Lower floor / garden level : An oak staircase leads down from the salon to the ground floor rooms. These comprise of the Master bedroom with a separate but adjoining single bedroom. Both are fitted with under floor electric heating with individual controls, the floors are fully tiled and both are softened by rugs. The Master bedroom enjoys the large separate bathroom with bath and a separate shower stall, (again this room has electric under floor heating). The Master bedroom has direct access through large French windows to the courtyard. The single room has a stable style door giving direct access to the garden and steps up to the covered west facing terrace. Opposite the bathroom across a small lobby is the laundry room with double sinks, cupboards, clothes washing machine and separate tumble dryer. A door from the laundry room opens to the cave which is a general store and contains the hot water tank and main electrical switchboard.
There are two balcony / terraces, and each offers a perfect sun / shade option at all times of the day. The grounds amount to approximately 2200m² principally of grass and shrubs with some excellent mature walnut trees, and space for a pool if desired.
There is a useful dependance with a lockable garage a carport and storage space. This building could be converted subject to the necessary permissions. Recently totally restored in sympathy with its age, character and location, the house offers 3 double bedrooms and 1 single room together with 2 bathrooms. It is very suitable as a permanent or holiday home, offering modern comforts combined with plenty of character.
Just a short drive to Beaulieu sur Dordogne, with all facilities, this is a superb area to explore, with no fewer than 6 Plus Beaux Villages de France within a 30 minute drive. The area is now serviced by Brive / Vallée de la Dordogne airport, with flights to London. Limoges is another option for flights.
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Peter Elias, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N°48183917300020.
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