A unique property comprising character stone houses offering an owner's property plus 2 working gites, with the massive bonus of river frontage to the River Dordogne. Benefiting from a heated (aerothermic) swimming pool, within large grounds of almost 2 hectares at the edge of an hamlet in a rural but not remote setting.
The 1st house, dating back to 1715, carefully renovated by the previous and current owners, was a typical farmhouse of the region and has kept some original features. With a beautiful 'lauzes' roof, the accommodation is arranged over 3 levels.
On the lower ground floor, there is a large 2 bed gite, with a TV lounge, kitchen / diner and a shower room with WC. The main accommodation is on the 1st floor, accessed either from the basement area or via the external stone stairs.
Here there is a salon (lounge) with a lovely Cantou (large fireplace) fitted with a wood-burning stove, a 'Souillarde' area, exposed beams and character features everywhere, plus hallway, WC, and a recently upgraded fitted kitchen.
The 2nd floor is reached by a wooden staircase up to a landing, which leads to 4 bedrooms, all with dormer windows, a family bathroom (sunken bath) and a separate WC. The property has independently controlled oil fired CH with electric heaters on the top floor.
The 2nd house is a barn, built in 1903, converted in 1994 with quality materials and with additional improvements by current owner. The accommodation is set over 3 levels.
On the ground level, there is a massive area ideal for storage, and for parking several cars / tractors and a workshop. A purpose built fully shelved laundry room, a store room, separate room for swimming pool equipment (filtration filter). Utility / wash room with shower & WC.
Access up to ground floor via inside stairs to a massive 85m² salon with large picture window and door. The room has exposed stone walls and views over 3 sides of the building. Centrally located pellet fed wood burner. Currently set up with a dining table to seat 22, a snooker table, lounge area and an open plan kitchen with recently fitted units and appliances. Large bedroom (or study room) with an en-suite shower room, with views over the pool.
The 1st floor is approached via a wooden staircase to open plan mezzanine/landing, leading to a further en suite double bedroom plus another double bedroom, a dormitory bedroom configured for 5 and a bedroom with 2 single beds, plus family bathroom.
Wifi throughout is supplied by specialised distribution unit and there are satellite connections and independent decoders to supply French & UK TV.
Outside features include a large gravelled courtyard with space for several cars, a picturesque well in the inner courtyard, a beautifully landscaped garden around the property and a large pétanque area. The 10 x 5.5 m swimming pool has a shallow and deep ends and large paved surround ideal for sunbathing. Lovely seating / dining area under a pergola. The garden and houses are lit by attractive lighting. A path leads down to the meadow and woodland, bordered by the River Dordogne when you can canoe, fish or just chill-out.
This character property sits in a valley in Southern Corrèze known as the 'Limousine Riviera'. The stretch from Argentat to Beaulieu is famous for fly-fishing and is popular with canoeists. The charming local town of Argentat provides a range of shops and amenities: supermarkets, banks, hairdressers, doctors, vets etc. The departmental capital Tulle and Brive Airport are respectively 25 and 50 minutes away.
This property offers superb holiday or all year round accommodation. The farmhouse is used by the owners, with the lower level as a 'maison d'amis' or gite whilst the barn is operated as a successful holiday rental business. (Audited accounts available). Fosse septique in conformity, recently added oil central heating system (DeDetrich boiler).
Furniture / equipment subject to negotiation. The price for the property is non-negotiable and on an 'Exclusive' mandat to Allez-Français. Agency fees of 5% are included in the asking price.