- Type: House
- Living surface: 158
- Plot size: 600
- Bedrooms: 4
- Total rooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 3
- Closest neighbour in m.: 10
- Heating: Central heating, Electrical heating, Wood burners
- Close By: Recreation lake, Hiking & Cycling
- Languages spoken: Français, English
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Meticulously restored Maison de Maître with barn
Price: € 135 000 | Ref.: 1899 | Views: 1 901
This 4 bedroom newly renovated, detached residence is full of elegant original features, to which has been added sympathetically styled modern conveniences. The period features include 6 marble fireplaces, oak floors and much more. There is a barn with integrated garage, power and water. Both gardens have been restored, creating colourful, secluded spaces. It is located in the Millevaches regional natural park near Aubusson in the Limousin. Located in the heart of a small friendly village in the Creuse countryside. This is one of the most tranquil areas of France. The area offers quiet roads, clean air and an unhurried pace of life. The village has a post office, self-serve petrol station and the Mayor's office the Mairie, incorporating an early years school.
Arranged over 4 floors there is currently 170 square meters of living space. The lovely large windows ensure all the rooms are filled with light. On the ground floor you find a wide tiled hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room and toilet. Both the lounge and dining room have elaborate plaster cornices, panelling, oak floors and marble fireplaces under large mirrors. The kitchen has been fitted with cream shaker-style wood cupboards, range cooker and there is a wood burner in the granite fireplace.
A lovely turned oak staircase leads to the first floor which has 3 bedrooms, 1 with en-suite shower room and 2 with connecting Jack and Jill washroom. There is also a luxury bathroom with Jacuzzi, shower etc. The largest bedroom is currently used as a second lounge. The 4 main rooms on this floor have marble fireplaces, mirrors, panelling, coving and oak floors.
The staircase continues to the attic which has pine floorboards and 4 windows. It currently contains one bedroom,but could easily be converted to more. Below the house there is a full sized cellar with windows.
The furnishings were selected to be in keeping with the house. All the furniture and fittings plus most of the contents are being sold with the house for an additional €15,000. This includes everything you need to start living there (a full list is available).
The house has a screened, west facing front garden, perfect for lunch or a relaxing evening drink. There is also a 560 square meter south facing main garden providing views over the village and surrounding countryside. There is an 83 square meter barn with integrated garage, power and water. This has a full sized cellar and garage pit underneath. Planning permission has previously been granted for conversion.
The house was built with central heating, now converted to oil. The boiler, water heater and septic tank are in the cellar. The septic tank is connected to the village drainage system. The house was completely rewired in 2008 to current French standards.
Owner has own website with more detailed information.