VLB 1023 - 430 000 Euros (agency fees included)
Dordogne Périgord Noir: Spacious barn conversion of around 400 m2 of living space providing two separate dwellings, 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, two kitchens, 2 living rooms, 2 separate entrances, all set on around 4233 m2 of adjoining enclosed grounds with private parking on the edge of a pretty village with bar/restaurant just north of Sarlat in the Périgord Noir of the Dordogne.
A substantial south-facing family house, spacious and light, with just over 400 m² of living space, 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms or, a large 4-bedroom family house with separate 2-bedroom guest house or gite. Private parking for 4 cars.
The old stone barn dating from around the end of the 19th century was fully renovated between 2000 and 2005 which included a new slate roof and internally revealing exposed stone walls and beams, hand-built carpentry by local artisans (chestnut, walnut, maritime pine) and the house is tiled throughout much in the style of the « Camino de Santiago ».
Main Features :
- 400 m² of living space in the converted barn on two floors (12 rooms)
- stairs to huge attic for storage (approx. 200m2)
- 4233 m2 of enclosed grounds with two separate entrances
- 4 reception rooms (2 living rooms, study, dining room)
- 2 fully fitted kitchens
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- downstairs toilet with washbasin
- 1 utility room
- gas-fired central heating in main house (freestanding gas tank 1200 kg)
- electric heating in the guest house
- double glazing (except for the main door in the gite)
- 3 immersion heaters for hot water
- insert wood burner in main house living room
- mains drainage
- bridge from 1st floor hallway to back garden
- sloping garden with wooden garden shed, partly wooded, behind the house
- small front garden with hedge
- north facing open terrace with landscaped rockery
- small workshop (8 m2)
- steel storage shed
- rain water reserve (approx. 80 m3)
- west-facing gravelled parking area with double aluminium gates
- east-facing parking area with double aluminium gates
- walking distance to bar/restaurant selling daily baked bread
- 10 minutes to all amenities in Sarlat
- south-facing property
The main house (approximately 284 m2 for the two floors):
Ground floor (approximately 151 m2):
Substantial hallway leading from the front door and also providing access to the north-facing terrace. Hand-built stairs in maritime pine leading to the first floor (22.8 m2).
Downstairs cloakroom with toilet and hand basin, under-stairs storage area (2.1 m2).
Substantial living room with a large sandstone fire place wood-burning insert fire, 3 radiators, curtains/curtains tracks & light fitting included (47.5 m2).
Modern kitchen with picture window onto the terrace. Large central unit with breakfast bar, seating 4. All kitchen units hand built by local artisan in chestnut. Built in oven/fridge and dishwasher. 5 ring gas hob, 1 radiator, outlet from wood-burning insert, halogen lighting. Curtains/curtain tracks included (21.3 m2).
Large study with handmade oak bookcase along one wall. (One section of the bookcase gives access to water/drainage should conversion to a downstairs bedroom be required). Telephone points, 2 radiators, halogen lighting (29.3 m2)
Dining room with double doors from the kitchen, outside door from the dining room to the rear terrace, 1 radiator, curtains tracks & light fitting included (19 m2).
Large utility room with central heating gas boiler, 2 electric immersion heaters, washing machine point, fluorescent lighting (11 m2).
All the rooms on the ground floor are tiled.
First floor (approximately 133 m2):
Very large master bedroom with two large windows (one fitted with an insect net), ceiling fan, halogen lighting (32m²), walk in wardrobe (3.3m²), ensuite bathroom with large shower, hand-built walnut sink unit, toilet and bath, heated towel rail and halogen lighting (14m²). 3 radiators. Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Generous-sized bedroom (16.8m²) with walk in wardrobe (2.3m²) and ensuite bathroom with bath, toilet and washbasin, heated towel rail, halogen lighting (4.5m²). Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Double bedroom (13.7m²) with ensuite/shared bathroom bath with incorporated shower screen, toilet, washbasin, electric heated towel rail, halogen lighting (6.7m²). Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Double bedroom with access to shared bathroom, 1 radiator (20.2m²). Curtains/curtain tracks included.
All the rooms on the first floor have floor tiles and exposed beams.
The Guest house (approximately 113 m2)
Ground floor (56 m²):
Modern kitchen with external door onto the side terrace (30m²). All the kitchen units are hand built in chestnut by a local artisan. Built in oven, 4-ring gas hob, fridge and space for washing machine/dishwasher. 2 walk-in storage cupboards, one shelved. Area for dining table. 1 electric radiator, halogen lighting, tiled floor. Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Good sized living room (26m²) with huge exposed elm beam and 2 aluminiumlarge windows, wooden stairs to the first floor, 1 electric radiator, tiled floor. Curtains/curtains tracks & light fitting included.
First floor (56.6 m²):
A small landing with access to both bedrooms and the bathroom and an internal lockable door giving first floor access to the main house (7.2m²).
Very large double bedroom (26.4m²) with an access door to the attic stairs, small under-stairs storage cupboard, 1 electric radiator. Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Large double bedroom (18.4m²) with ensuite shower room (shower, toilet, washbasin), electric heated towel rail, halogen lighting (3.9m²), 1 electric radiator, tiled floor. Curtains/curtain tracks included.
Bathroom with bath, hand basin and toilet, heated towel rail, halogen lighting, tiled floor (4.6m²).
All the rooms on the first floor are tiled.
Outside, to the rear of the property is a small workshop (8 m2), a metal garden shed, the gas storage tank and the old rain water reserve leading to the east side terrace and entrance to the guest house with space for parking.
Outside, to the rear of the property on the west side is a large terrace with landscaped rock garden and water feature, access to the west side of the house, the parking area for the main house and the garden area behind.
An extremely well
restored barn conversion using quality materials and offering lots of
potential for a large family home with separate guest house or holiday
rental in one of the most sought-after areas of the Périgord Noir with
easy access to Sarlat and all the tourist attractions.
Taxes Foncières : 2261 Euros
Purchase costs & taxes: 30 300 Euros (approx.)
Houses and properties for sale in the Dordogne