Dordogne - Spacious restored old stone farm comprising main house with self-contained gite (207 m2 approx.), many outbuildings, large pool (12m x 6m), wells, a stream and magnificent mature and flowering gardens all set on around 10 hectares of adjoining land (including 2 building plots) with pretty views just outside a small hamlet between Le Buisson de Cadouin and Lalinde, around 35 minutes from Bergerac airport.
The owners' accommodation consists of a large kitchen with cantou fireplace, terra cotta tiled floor, north and south facing doors to the court and gardens (25m2), large living/dining room with tiled floor, fireplace with insert wood burning stove which can also heat the first floor and south-facing French windows (45m2), an office with door to courtyard (7m2), a bathroom with shower and separate wc., all on the ground floor.
In the tower is a ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower and washbasin, on the first floor a third bedroom with en-suite shower and wash basin.
On the first floor with its own north entrance is a gîte with three bedrooms, two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, all with shower and washbasins (25m2, 17m2, 10 m2), all of which have fitted cupboards or wardrobes.
On the west side of the property are stone outbuildings consisting of a workshop (52 m2) a tobacco barn in need of restoration (81 m2) and a garage (50 m2) which already has drainage installed for a second rental unit.
Opposite the house on the south side are two garages (now used for storage) with a large terrace above (48 m2).
Across from the property on the south side, concealed from the house by fruit and nut trees (plum, cherry, apple, pear), are two small shelters which used to be used to house poultry and further down the land is a larger open fronted barn agricultural barn for storing farm equipment and materials (130 m2) beyond which is around 9 hectares of grassland. On the west side is around 5000 m2 of woodland and on the north side of the property is further grassland leading down to a natural source with small stream and pond.
On the east side is the pool area with stone terracing, nicely exposed and getting sunshine all day. The whole property is well-maintained and tidy and the garden is a haven of nicely landscaped grounds with mature scented trees and flowering shrubs, flower beds, stone walls, steps and paths linking all, and even a small water lily garden... with plenty of fresh spring water to keep it green in the hot summer months.
Facilities: mains & source water, mains electricity, 2 septic tanks, pool (12m x 6m), underfloor electric central heating on ground floor.