Perigord style country residence in 5 acres in the Lot, Lot, Occitanie
This attractive country home built in Perigord stone to a high standard in 2007 is set in 5 acres mature gardens, with a swimming pool, double garage and barn near Gourdon in the Lot, a few minutes away from the Dordogne. This spacious home in move-into condition is set in a delightful rural setting, yet close to villages with shops and restaurants, such as Gourdon, Prayssac, Villefranche de Perigord.
The property is approached off a country road, via a long drive up to ample parking and a double garage to the right to the house. It is a very impressive property as you drive up. The house offers 235 sqm centrally heated accommodation, with all hardwood and double glazed windows, hardwood doors, bevelled glass in internal doors, French oak parquet floors. Underfloor central heating throughout. Entrance hall with very high ceiling open right up to the rafters, giving an airy feeling. To the left and through glazed doors with bevelled glass into the double living room (45 sqm) with oak parquet flooring, feature custom built fireplace with insert, triple aspect so nice and bright and French windows to gardens front and rear. At the rear of the hall a sitting area ideal for contemplating the pool and garden beyond, or as a breakfast room. The country kitchen/dining room (25 sqm) is fully equiped and fitted, with tiled floor and with a utility room behind, French windows to rear dining terrace. On the ground floor there is also a cloakroom and a study ( or bedroom 5). From the hall the stairway leads up to the first floor landing, off which are 4 spacious double bedrooms, all with French oak floors, bright double aspects, 3 with built-in wardrobes, 3 with en-suite shower rooms and 1 with en-suite bathroom . All very comfortable up here and with views in all directions to the gardens and surrounding woods.
ACCOMMODATION To the rear of the house is the swimming pool (10m x 5m), with generous sunny terraces around, plus a pool house with covered dining/BBQ terrace. There is a mature formal garden surrounding the pool at the rear of the house and beyond that the land has been left as natural scrub, oak trees, a fruit orchard and a paddock large enough for a horse or two. Overall there are 2.13 ha (over 5 acres grounds). To the front of the house is the double garage and then further down the drive is a former agricultural barn which has been renovated to create an internal space ideal for parties, seminars, home cinema etc. The barn measures some 420 sqm overall.
A comfortable and low maintenance property equipped to a very good standard.