Châlus Country Home For Sale
Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-63
This fantastic house, situated in the Parc Naturel Regional Perigord Limousin, is set in over three hectares of its own beautiful grounds which include mature trees and a picturesque lake. There are four well-appointed, attractive stone gites in the grounds. They have been successfully and consistently rented by the current owners two lovely in-ground swimming pools contributing to their popularity! -
The grand main house with its many traditional features is composed of a large contemporary country kitchen and living room with fireplace, an elegant dining room with parquet flooring, a beautiful formal sitting room opening onto the grounds and a charming bright garden room. A large very useful utility room and downstairs cloakroom complete this floor.
On the first floor which can be accessed by two staircases there are five stunning double bedrooms with views out over the rolling countryside, three of which benefit from large, well-appointed ensuite bathrooms. There is a separate shower room on this floor and a study too. This floor is carpeted throughout giving a luxurious feel to the living accommodation. The charming stone gites, one of which is in the original Pigeonnier, provide delightful holiday accommodation.
Three of the gites have one double bedroom each and one of the gites has two double bedrooms. All have well-appointed kitchens, bathrooms and sunny patio areas. The pool (approximately 10 x 5) is great. The terrace surrounding it has recently been repaved and it is surrounded by attractive garden. Its' sunny location is a huge drawcard to guests - not forgetting that there is a further smaller pool for guest use too A huge, attractive stone barn provides excellent garaging and storage space and could be potentially converted into further accommodation.
The property benefits from a new, highly efficient boiler and outsde lighting. It is conveniently located for all local amenities despite its secluded, peaceful position. This is a life-changing house with excellent earning potential in a beautiful region of France. The Limousin region is a largely undiscovered part of south-west France with stunning natural beauty, rich with history and tradition, charming chateaux and ancient churches. The verdant countryside filled with lakes, forests and gentle rolling hills provides everything for the nature enthusiast, including local species of orchid and great bird-watching.
This picturesque setting also means that there is plenty to do for those who enjoy walking, cycling, riding, fishing and water sports. Golf is popular here too. For those who enjoy city life, there is Limoges, a charming French city serviced by frequent Ryanair and Flybe flights to the UK. There are many picturesque villages and towns to explore, including some of the most beautiful in France. There is a strong agricultural tradition and a real feeling of community, which extends to the warm welcome visitors receive. People in the Limousin are proud of the fantastic food produced here.
Many regional specialities use the excellent locally reared beef as well as the wide variety of mushrooms found here. The liqueurs made from pears, prunes, chestnuts and walnuts are strong and delicious. Puddings are mouth-watering and include clafoutis, local cherries baked in vanilla-scented custard. The chestnut has a special place in Limousin life with particular villages holding fetes to celebrate it!
The Limousin could be described as the green heart of France and is truly en France profonde'- a beautiful setting in which to holiday or live.
- Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
- Price: € 604.200
- Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-63
- Type: Villas