Luxurious six bedroom house with swimming pool, located in a small hamlet close to Saint Saud Lacoussiere.
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This home was renovated in 2003 and was formerly a farmhouse with two attached barns. The result is a contemporary home with a traditional feel, completed to an extremely high-end quality including underfloor heating and speaker systems throughout the house.
The Entrance hall (42m²) greets you and straight ahead you see the twin staircase leading to the first floor, and double doors straight ahead leading you to the garden. There is a WC also located in the hallway. To the left you have the large open-plan Dining room (44m²) with an island central to the room including a wine cooler and storage space. This is a fantastic room for entertaining and leads onto the Kitchen (32m²) which is fully fitted with double oven, dishwasher and all other professional appliances. There is another island in this room, giving plenty of workspace, and also enough room for another large dining table.
From the kitchen you have a Utility room (27m²) which has doors leading out onto the front of the property. Here you find the washing machine and space for an additional fridge / freezer. This room benefits from a high level sink and also a custom-designed dog shower, useful also for watering plants and cleaning your boots after a winter walk. From the utility room you have the Boiler room (8.7m²) which houses the oil fuelled central heating and two additional Pantry room (6m² & 6m²).
Back in the entrance hall and to the right you find the large formal Lounge (56m²) which has a wonderful fireplace, exposed stone and large windows looking onto the rear garden. From here you have an Office / Library (19m²) which then continues on to the double-height Games Room (50m²). This room has many uses and has double doors leading to the rear garden. From the games room you have a Workshop (18m²) and a ground floor Double bedroom(18m²) with its own Bathroom (8m²) and separate WC – ideal for handicapped or elderly guests.
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Taking the double staircase in the entrance hall, to the right you have a mezzanine style Living room (46m²) where you find another exposed stone fireplace and incredible views to both the front and rear of the house through large windows. This room is very light and has a number of uses.
On from the mezzanine is the Master bedroom (54m²) and Bathroom (18.2m²) which is styled beautifully. The bedroom has exposed wooden beams and windows to three sides. There is a Juliette balcony to one side, and great views of the swimming pool to the rear. There is a built in wardrobe area separate from the bedroom which gives ample storage and the bathroom is fitted with WC, bathtub, double sink and a large wet room style walk-in shower. From the double staircase you have a further four Double bedrooms (23.5m², 23.2m², 22m² & 18.5m²) and an additional three Bathrooms (6.7m², 6.7m² & 8m²). Two bedrooms are set up ‘hotel style’ and benefit from their own ensuite bathrooms, the final two bedroom share the final bathroom. All bedrooms have fantastic views over the front or rear of the property.
The front garden includes a sweeping driveway through lavender and is laid to lawn either side, with shrubs and trees planted in both beds. There is a car port to the front of the property and a further two storage rooms to the rear, one which houses the swimming pool pump and heater system. There is a rear garden which is around 2 acres. The garden has been wonderfully landscaped and includes a rear terrace, perfect for eating out on a sunny evening. The salt water swimming pool is heated, with an electric cover, and benefits from a cabana with a summer kitchen and covered terrace overlooking the pool and views to the east. There is also a WC and shower in the cabana, which is useful when using the pool.
This house in located in a small hamlet 7kms from Saint Saud Lacoussiere which benefits from four restaurants, a bar, mini supermarket, pharmacy, butchers and bakery. The busier town of Nontron is just 20 minutes away and the nearest airports are Limoges (45 minutes) and Bergerac (1hr 30 mins).