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Graceful six bed hunting lodge plus three bed cottage with river frontagee

Property reference: R000105
Perigord Blanc, Dordogne

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Graceful Hunting Lodge with river frontage for sale, Dordogne, France
  

Summary

Impressive hunting lodge set on the banks of a delightful river, boasting 6 delightful bedrooms many of which have ensuites. Located just north of Perigueux, it is situated in a picturesque and tranquil valley surrounded by woodland offering complete privacy. The three reception rooms offer both cosiness and grandeur, and with its stunning terrace, this is a wonderful property for entertaining. The property has been the subject of recent renovations by the current owners to an exacting standard and using original materials and fittings.

In addition to the main house, a keeper's cottage is also included offering three bedrooms and a large garage that can accommodate up to six cars. The property offers excellent, proven income generation potential.

 
In Detail…

 

MAIN HOUSE     
With a sweeping gravelled drive to the front, a large south-facing terrace to the rear and surrounded by open by private gardens running down to the river bank, this is a wonderful house for outdoor living. The exterior is equally matched inside - grand reception rooms, well-proportioned bedrooms with ample provision of bathrooms - the perfect house for enjoyable living.

ENTRANCE HALL     
Glazed entrance door, marble tiled floor, panelled walls, cupboard with wc, stairs, part-glazed French doors to rear terrace, door to kitchen, door to study, two doors to Dining Room, SEPARATE WC and wash hand basin, window to front.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM   4.50m (14'9") x 4.43m (14'6")
Fitted with a matching base and eye level units, plumbing for dishwasher, Lacanche gas oven range with five ring hob and extractor hood over, window to front, window to side, quarry tiled floor, cupboards, French Doors to front.

STUDY   4.51m (14'10") x 3.53m (11'7")
Open fireplace, oak parquet floor, alcoves with shelving and cupboard space under, French doors opening onto rear terrace.

DINING ROOM   6.90m (22'8") x 4.47m (14'8")
Open fireplace with ornate stone surround, oak parquet floor, half height wood panelling throughout, original cornice style ceiling, stairs to side landing, two magnificent glazed folding doors to side terrace and rear terrace respectively.

DRAWING ROOM   8.06m (26'5") x 6.45m (21'2")
Open fireplace with ornate stone surround, oak parquet floor, half height wood panelling throughout, original cornice style ceiling, stairs to side landing, two magnificent glazed folding doors to side terrace and rear terrace respectively.

FIRST FLOOR - SIDE LANDING   3.53m (11'7") x 2.29m (7'6")
Oak parquet floor, skylight over, double door to Storage cupboard, door to Bedroom 3, door to master bedroom, door to:

SEPARATE WC
WC with high level cistern and wash hand basin. Window to front.

MASTER BEDROOM   6.47m (21'3") x 4.48m (14'8")
Window to rear, window to side, oak parquet floor, panelled walls throughout, original cornice style ceiling, inter-communicating doors to Bedroom 2, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   3.53m (11'7") x 3.06m (10')
Roll top bath with hand shower attachment and mixer tap, his and hers wash hand basins, tiled shower enclosure, bidet, and close coupled WC. Window to side, original tiled floor. Wonderful neo-Roman styling.

BEDROOM 2   4.14m (13'7") x 4.02m (13'2")
Window to rear, floorboards, small washroom with wash hand basin, door to:

LANDING     
Fitted carpets, with stairs rising from Entrance Hall, doors to Bedrooms 3, 4, 5 and 6, the Family Bathroom and the attic.

BEDROOM 3   5.17m (17') x 2.90m (9'6")
Window to front, floorboards, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   to Bedroom 3
Window to front, floorboards, roll top bath with ornamental feet, bidet and wash hand basin. Separate WC. Door to landing.

BEDROOM 4   5.00m (16'5") max x 3.03m (9'11")
Window to rear, floorboards. Walk-in cupboard with wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 5   3.52m (14'10") x 3.42m (11'3")
Window to front, floorboards, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM to Bedroom 5   2.83m (9'3") x 1.97m (6'6")
Bath with separate shower over and folding glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, close coupled WC, heated towel rail, window to front, original tiled floor.

BEDROOM 6   4.53m (14'10") x 3.52m (11'7")
Window to rear, floorboards, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   3.39m (11'1") x 1.96m (6'5")
Bath with independent shower over and folding glass screen, wash hand basin, bidet, close coupled WC, heated towel rail, window to rear, original tiled floor.

FAMILY BATHROOM     
Bath with separate shower over and folding glass screen, wash hand basin, WC, three windows to side, original tiled floor.

SECOND FLOOR     
LOFT AREA 10.02m (32'10") x 7.01m (23')
Open plan to:

LOFT AREA 8.15m (26'9") x 4.53m (14'10")
Open plan to:

LOFT AREA 8.15m (26'9") x 2.00m (6'7")

 

CELLAR     
Running two thirds the length of the house, the cellar is subdivided into a number of rooms - a boiler house accommodating a new oil-fired Viessmann boiler serving the central heating and domestic hot water, with an additional hot water cylinder for optional peak demand usage, and oil tank, a log store, a workshop, wine cellars and additional storage rooms. The cellar benefits for exterior access via a door opening onto the driveway.

SEPARATE KEEPER'S COTTAGE     
Set at the bottom of the garden, the Keeper's Cottage is entirely self-contained. It has a lovely terrace set above a weir from where one can enjoy the delights of the River Isle. The ground floor is devoted to utility space - a large garage that can accommodate up to six cars and a large boiler room, and the accommodation is spread across the first floor. Whether the main house is let or the primary residence, this is the perfect staff accommodation - close by and yet discreet.
HALLWAY 4.94m (16'2") x 1.93m (6'4")
Fitted carpet, with doors to the Kitchen, Living Room, all bedrooms and the family bathroom.

LIVING ROOM     
Window to rear, window to front, two corner fireplaces, oak parquet floor, two double French doors opening onto:

BALCONY WITH RAILING 4.31m (14'2") x 1.27m (4'2")
Overlooking the garden and with views of the river.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM   4.02m (13'2") x 2.76m (9'1")
Fitted with a matching range of solid oak base and eye level units, plumbing for dishwasher, built-in oven with built-in four ring gas hob and extractor hood over, window to front, ceramic tiled floor, fitted units and cupboards. Space for fridge / freezer.

MASTER BEDROOM   3.98m (13'1") x 3.52m (11'7")
(Pictured) Window to front, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2 4.00m (13'1") x 2.66m (8'9")
Window to rear, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3 2.66m (8'9") x 2.16m (7'1")
Window to rear, fitted carpet.

STORE ROOM 3.46m (11'4") x 2.48m (8'2")
Window to side.

 

FAMILY BATHROOM   2.76m (9'1") x 2.15m (7'1")
Bath with separate hand shower attachment, wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Window to front, wall mounted immersion heater serving the domestic hot water.

GARAGE   10.00m (32'10") x 7.55m (24'9") plus 3.95m x 3.66m
With solid concrete floor, inspection pit, window to side (the garden of the main house), three windows to rear (the river), two windows to front (the road), Roller garage door to gravelled drive / terrace, and large barn doors opening on the road).

BOILER HOUSE 3.79m (12'5") x 2.48m (8'2")
Large barn door, window to rear. Housing an oil-fired boiler serving central heating, and providing additional storage.

 

SERVICES     
The main property is heated with an oil-fired Viessmann boiler. Many of the fireplaces are still in commission should a little atmosphere be sought.

The Keeper's Cottage is also centrally heated with an oil-fired boiler, with domestic hot water supplied by an immersion heater.

It is supplied with town water, and has  fosse septiqpue systems for waste.

 

GROUNDS   2 hectares approx
Stretching over some 2 hectares approx, the grounds comprise beautifully manicured lawns and borders to the river bank together with wooded hillside. The approach to the property is through grand stone gateposts, with a gravelled drive that passes over a stone bridge crossing a small stream bisecting the property. Graceful and peaceful - this is such a lovely spot in which to enjoy the French countryside throughout the seasons..

The current owners engage a local gardener who would be happy to stay on with the new if mutually acceptable.

POOL   12m x 6m
The 12x6m pool is set in a very private walled / hedged garden - beautifully manicured and entirely private. The pool itself uses a saltater firltration and purification system, and has automatic PH and free chlorine control with an automatic dosing facility. It has Roman steps at one end, and is sufficiently deep at the other end for diving. It has underwater lights, and is surrounded by a stone-slabbed terrace.

SETTING   Small Hamlet
The property is set in a small hamlet with a handful of other properties, some 5-10 minutes away from a large town with all of the usual facilities.

 

Proximity to key towns

Bergerac 1hr 20mins,

Limoges 1hr,

Perigueux 35mins

 

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About the Dordogne

Located in the Aquitaine region of South West France, the Dordogne offers the best blend of all things French (stunning countryside, wonderful gastronomy, fine wine, a long and interesting history, a culture intact and impressive architecture) – moreover it is blessed with an appealing and varied climate. In addition, the region benefits from international sophistication and vibrancy, with good communication links, a wealth of attractions (golf courses and restaurants to name a few), and most importantly a hospitable welcome. More detail can be found on our website.

 


In Brief:

Character Property
9 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
4 receptions in total

Habitable space in total:
430 m²
Land area in total:
18000m² 

6 Bedroomed hunting lodge

PLUS 3 bedroomed cottage

Stunning terrace

Garaging for 6 cars

Very private saltwater swimming pool

River frontage, tranquil setting

 

 

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