A 5 bedroom detached house with a 4 bedroom cottage in St Astier, France, with garage, swimming pool and gardens.
The property is accessed off the street via secure electronic gates leading to stone steps up to the front of the house. On entering the property there is a large hallway which runs the length of the house giving access to the principal rooms on this floor including the recently installed kitchen/dining room with a range of wall and base units, granite work surfaces and all mod cons. There is a double sitting room with a wonderful stone fireplace which is believed to be older than the house itself. Stairs lead to the landing with access to a study/library to you left with built in shelving. Glass doors lead into the master bedroom suite with large bedroom, en suite bathroom and a further bedroom/dressing room. The second floor comprises a large guest room with en suite Italian shower room, two further large bedrooms and a family bathroom with laundry facilities.
The period cottage in the grounds comprises kitchen with range cooker and stone fireplace, open plan sitting/dining room with doors out to the terrace giving access to the pool. There are three double bedrooms and a single bedroom. This has been successfully let by our clients over recent years and therefore offers wonderful income potential.
Outside there is a 14 meter heated swimming pool with terrace and evening floodlights. The main house and cottage has their own separate BBQ areas and a large wooden shelter to one side of the terrace. There is a separate vine shaded eating area, a terrace at the rear of the gardens, a small orchard, a vegetable garden and various areas of lawn.
Main House: Double sitting room; kitchen/dining room; large cellar; study/library; master bedroom suite with two bedrooms and an en suite bathroom; guest bedroom with en suite shower room; two further bedrooms; family bathroom.
The Cottage: Sitting/dining room; kitchen; four bedrooms; two bathrooms.
Gardens surrounding the property; off road parking for up to 4 cars; double garage and workshop with office over; studio; potting shed/greenhouse; store.
The property is situated with easy reach of four airports – Bergerac, Bordeaux, Brive and Limoges making it accessible from London in no time at all. There is also a train station 5 minutes walk from the property with trains to Bordeaux or Brive connecting to trains from Paris and London. The house is situated in the heart of the medieval market town of St Astier meaning its range of local amenities including bakeries, restaurants, cafes, banks and excellent schools are all nearby. The countryside of the Dordogne is a few minutes’ walk from the property where you can run, walk or cycle. A short drive away is Bordeaux or the infamous wine town of St Emillion.