Truly exquisite 4 bedroom 1870s farmhouse with a second 2 bedroom converted barn, various stone outbuildings, a large barn, jacuzzi, swimming pool and stunning gardens of 3,627m2.
- Reference: CC-2189
- Property Type: House
- Status: Available
- Location: 23400, Auriat, Creuse, Nouvelle Aquitaine
- Habitable Space: 228 m2
- Land Space: 3627 m2
- Sale Price: €249,950
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pool: Yes
- Agent Fees Included? Yes
CREUSE. Sauviat-sur-Vige. Truly exquisite 4 bedroom 1870s farmhouse with a second 2 bedroom converted barn, various stone outbuildings, a large barn, jacuzzi, swimming pool and stunning gardens of 3,627m2.
Placed beautifully on the edge of a countryside hamlet is this breathtaking property. There are 2 houses here, a wonderful 4 bedroom farmhouse with a separate 2 bedroom converted barn. Set within stunning gardens of 3,627m2 you will find a large barn, two smaller barns, various stone outbuildings, a super jacuzzi area, 2 garages, a swimming pool and a beautiful view.
Approaching the property you are immediately taken by the beautiful exterior, well- kept gardens and the stunning positioning of the property.
Approaching the property you feel the character of the place and the warmth of the whole ensemble behind the heavy wooden gates.
Entering the farmhouse you arrive into a very welcoming entrance hall (8.9m2). To the left of the entrance is a beautiful living room (19.7m2) with 2 large windows framing the gardens and the view. This room has a cosy wood-burner as the focal point in the corner of the room.
To the right of the entrance hall is a beautiful kitchen with dining area (25.3m2) fully equipped and with a beautiful fireplace housing a wood-burner.
At the end of the entrance hall to the left is a stunning bedroom of 15.3m2 and a lovely en-suite bathroom measuring 5.8m2 with bath, separate shower, basin and toilet.
Opposite the bedroom is a stunning dining room (15.9m2), which could easily be another bedroom, if a 5th bedroom is desired.
A separate toilet completes this floor.
A nice wooden staircase takes you to the first floor where you will find 2 gorgeous bedrooms (14.2 and 7m2), each with an en-suite shower room with toilet.
Between the two bedrooms is a small living room of 7.1m2, which could be another bedroom too.
Continuing to the second floor there is another bedroom measuring 14.5m2 with an en-suite bathroom comprising of bath, basin and toilet.
Steps from the kitchen of this house also leads to a lovely space used as a summer kitchen.
Accessed from the interior and exterior are 2 garages with workshop space.
Now for the second house! This property is a converted barn next to the farmhouse.
As you enter the house you arrive into a beautiful kitchen and dining room (18.8m2) with a useful utility room at the end.
Stepping up into the living room you immediately notice the stunning large window that floods this floor with natural light.
The living room (22.1m2) is a wonderful space with a nice wood-burner, which heats the whole of the house beautifully.
Leading from the living room is a bedroom of 15.8m2 with nice shower room (2.2m2) and a door leading out to the rear garden.
A wooden staircase in the living room leads up to a cosy mezzanine area measuring 14.6m2 which then leads to a bedroom (7.7m2) and a shower room (4m2).
The house is heated by the cosy wood-burners and supplemented by electric radiators, however are rarely used because this property is well insulated and benefits from oak framed double glazed windows. The drainage is via a septic tank which conforms to the current standards.
All the electrics were replaced less than 10 years ago. All interior lights are energy saving and the properties have emergency lighting during times of electricity power cuts.
The roofs of these properties are perfect and it is apparent throughout that this property is well loved and cared for.
At the end of the second house there is a barn, perfect for storage, a workshop or even extending the second house.
At the front of each house there are beautiful covered terraces for dining outdoors.
Opposite the property there is a lovely large barn of approximately 100m2 with a covered area at one end that has been beautifully made into an outdoor dining area with a wonderful Jacuzzi at one end. A beautiful space!
To the left of the large barn is super swimming pool next to a pretty old piggery housing the filtration system. A beautiful area for soaking up the sun and having a swim.
As you take yourself around the gardens you will see various seating areas, old stone features, a working well, a summer house, vegetable garden and a wonderful pergola steeped in the most beautiful established wisteria.
Within the well-designed landscaped garden are many pretty ever-green shrubs, beautiful lawns, a lovely old oak tree and a fantastic vegetable growing area strategically placed to obtain the best growing capacity.
There are separate driveways to each of the properties therefore should you wish to rent one out as a holiday gite, the guests have their own parking area and entrance at the opposite side of the property to the owners.
The Creuse is home to a rich variety of unspoilt natural scenery. Its hills, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, forests and footpaths make it an ideal location for many outdoor leisure activities such as cycling, walking and canoeing.
Just steps away from the property there is a great fishing lake, which holds competitions throughout the year.
The nearest town with day to day amenities is Sauviat-sur-Vige which is a distance of 5kms and the larger towns of St Leonard-de-Noblat at 19km and Bourganeuf, just 20km. In the Sauviat-sur-Vige there are shops, doctors, post office, schools, pharmacy and café.
Other popular villages and towns in the area include Gueret and La Souterraine.
Just 55 minutes from Limoges Airport with its regular flights from the UK and the rest of Europe.
The A20 motorway can be accessed within easy reach.
Alistair Lockhart. Property Director, FrenchEntrée "This is a truly stunning property situated in a pretty location!"
- Swimming Pool
- Close to Village shops
- Motorways are not far
- Airports and Railways Brive and Limoges
- Historic and Popular Tourist area
- River and lake pursuits
- Great walking Country
- Tennis in most villages
- Golf is close