Charming, fully-renovated 4-bed stone house in hamlet near Eymet, with an acre plot and a pretty courtyard garden
- Character property full of original features
- 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom upstairs, 2 beds, 1 bathroom downstairs
- 140 m2 Habitable space
- 4145 m2 (approx. 1 acre) plot
- Peaceful Hamlet location.
- Sought-after hamlet, close to Eymet & Sigoules with all amenities
- Oil-fired Central heating
- Low-maintenance, walled courtyard garden & covered sun terrace
- High quality renovation throughout
- Room for pool
- 10 minutes from Eymet, 5 minutes from Sigoules
- 20 minutes from Bergerac airport, 1.5 hours from Bordeaux
Situated on a peaceful, leafy lane by a little stream in a hamlet. Yet only ten minutes from the beautiful medieval bastide of Eymet with its commerce, thriving expat community and social life and traditional weekly markets and only 5 minutes from Sigoules, another large village with all amenities. Bergerac airport is only 25 minutes drive. The hamlet itself has a good mix of French and expat residents. This is a sought-after location for either a permanent home, or a holiday home. The best of both Worlds!
This charming stone property comprises four bedrooms, two of which are downstairs, two bathrooms, one of which is downstairs, a kitchen-diner, large lounge with log burner, pretty courtyard garden and sun terrace. It sits on a 4145m2, flat plot. It would be very easy to add a swimming pool if desired, subject to local planning consent.
Lovingly restored to an excellent standard, this property is brimming with original features such as exposed beams and stonework, original fireplaces, tiled floors and a wonderful original stone sink. It also has several, distinct outdoor terrace areas on the ground floor and a covered balcony upstairs. These are all private, charming areas to sit out and enjoy the fabulous climate of SW France. They are an invaluable extension to the living space during the warmer months. It means there is always somewhere to sit out at different times of day and during the changing seasons.
This is a very desirable property that is sure to be snapped up quickly!
Early viewing advisable to avoid disappointment.
Through front door into:
Entrance Hall (6.9x1.8) 12.42m2.
Terracotta tiles on floor and wooden staircase to first floor. Corridor ahead to downstairs bedrooms & bathroom. Upon entering the house, you are immediately struck by a feeling of space and airiness, which is unusual for an old, stone property. This is due to the fact that the large, light living room opens off the hallway without a doorway.
Through opening to the left into:
Kitchen/Diner (4x4.4) 18m2
Tiled floor, exposed beams and recessed spotlights on ceiling. Fitted base and eye-level units, electric oven & hob, ceramic sink, plumbing for dishwasher. Room for free-standing dresser and fridge. Ample space for large dining table. Large window to front of property and glazed door out to courtyard.
Door out to:
Pretty, enclosed courtyard. (20m2 approx)
Enclosed on all sides, this charming courtyard is a wonderful addition to the living space of the property and is the perfect spot to dine alfresco or sit and enjoy a glass of the excellent local wine. Door through to garden.
From Entrance Hall, opening right onto:
Living Room (6.2x5.9) 37m2
Tiled floor, plastered walls. Beams on ceiling. Large window to front of property and glazed front door. Large yet cosy living room with exposed beams and stunning original fireplace as the centre piece, complete with log burning stove. Beautiful corner stone sink. Plenty of room for large sofas and a large dining table. Door onto rear terrace.
Corridor leading to:
Bedroom 1 (3.9x2.6) 10 m2 (Downstairs)
Tiled floors, Exposed, painted beams. Window to garden.
Bedroom 2 (2.7x3.95) 11 m2
Tiled floor & exposed, painted beams. Window to garden.
Shower Room (4.2m2)
Tiled floor, shower, w.c, hand basin
Enclosed Laundry corner (2.5m2)
Plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, hot water tank
Up wooden staircase onto:
Landing (8 m2)
Same wooden flooring throughout the whole top floor.
Master bedroom (5.85x3.55) 21m2
Exposed beams, some exposed stonework on walls, wooden floor. Window to front and rear of property. A lovely spacious, dual aspect room.
Bathroom (2.7x3.95) 10 m2
Tiled floor, bath, separate shower, w.c, bidet, hand basin
Bedroom 4/Study - 4.35m2
Wooden floor, under-eaves storage space. Ideal as a guest room or as a home office (or both!) It could equally be used as a walk-in dressing room if not needed for other purposes.
Please note: The room is larger than the official measurement given, which can only take into account headroom above 1m75.
Covered Balcony – (South-East facing) 11m2
Wooden floor, room for table & chairs. A lovely spot to sit out and look over the garden
The majority of the acre plot is laid to lawn, relatively flat and is bordered by mature trees. It is a blank canvas to do with as you wish! There are a couple of raised beds close to the rear terrace, ideal for growing your own veg! There is also a small, gravelled parking area close to the house and a gate and fence to ensure privacy. There are several distinct terrace areas, which are all tiled and low-maintenance:
-Charming, enclosed courtyard garden. (20m2 approx.)
A perfect spot for al fresco dining.
-Covered Sun Terrace – Ground floor (13m2). Paved with room for large dining table. Down one step is a lovely BBQ area.
-Covered balcony - First Floor (11m2)
Stone shed with Boiler and oil tank
Wooden garden shed – ample room for mower and gardening equipment
Oil-fired central heating – 2000l tank
Sigoules – 5 mins – Supermarket, boulangerie, restaurant, bar, tabac, pharmacy, crèche, schools, excellent wine cave, weekly Summer night market.
Eymet – 10 mins – all commerce, English-speaking doctors and dentists, pharmacy, crèche, schools , weekly, year-round market & seasonal night markets.
Bergerac – 20 mins – Large commerce, airport.