Unique opportunity to acquire a 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 3 reception room large house within walking distance of the Dordogne, as a property in its own right, or with an existing Bed and Breakfast Business., Lot, Occitanie
“La Forge”, is a traditional, fully-renovated, stone-built spacious home, comprising large sitting room with original Inglenook Fireplace and wood-burning stove, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen with its own wood burning stove, study/bedroom, and large conservatory.
The property has its own separate studio/bedroom, the “Bakehouse”, which has been run as a stand-alone Bed & Breakfast Business for the last three years, receiving awards from Booking.com in 2017 and 2018.
Fully renovated in 2016, with its own private entrance and terrace overlooking the heated pool, the studio comprises its own sitting room, en-suite shower room and bathroom, and double bedroom on the first floor. The bedroom has an uninterrupted view to the Meyronne Cliffs.
The original house, home of the village blacksmith, dating back to 1840, has exposed original beams throughout. Now fully modernised, with mains sewage, the house has WIFI throughout, and connects with both UK and French television.
The property, the last as you exit the village of Meyronne, overlooks hills and cliffs and has a large secured, and heated swimming pool. There are secluded gardens to front and back, with parking to the rear of the house. Plum, pear, apple and fig trees grow throughout the property. In front of the property is a pergola with an old vine, which in 2018 produced 35 litres of grape juice!
WEBSITE A full description of room sizes and floor plans, including links to the Bed and Breakfast Business can be found at www.classicfrance.weebly.com
LOCATION The property is situated in the Lot, in the South West of France, within walking distance of the Dordogne River, a few minutes from local shops, and 15 minutes from the major town of Souillac, main train station and the A20 Motorway.
The proximity of airports with direct flights from London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Southampton and Paris are:
Brive 25 minutes: Limoges 85 minutes: Bergerac 90 minutes: Toulouse 110 minutes
OF NEARBY INTEREST The famous Rocamadour cliff-top village and pilgrimage route is 15 minutes away, mediaeval Sarlat is 30 minutes, and historic Cahors is also 30 minutes, while the Lascaux Prehistoric Caves are 40 minutes. The major city of Brive is 35 minutes to the North.
In the winter, from the nearby Saint Denis Train Station, 20 minutes away, you can take a direct train which takes you to the foot of the Super Lioran Ski Resort.
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