- Charming Family Home with beautiful views
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms, 2 ensuite
- 284sqm of Barn space over 3 barns
- Full central heating throughout
- 270sqm Habitable space
- 1.9ha of Mature gardens, ideal for horses too!
- 5 Minutes walk to the Bastide town of Duras
- 30 Minutes from Bergerac airport
- 50 Minutes from beautiful cosmopolitan Bordeaux
This beautiful and meticulously restored stone farmhouse is situated just 5 minutes walk from the center of Duras, with it's medieval 13th Century Chateau de Duras, restaurants, shops, doctors, dentist, pharmacy, schools and a very popular weekly market. Bergerac airport is only 30 minutes drive and the beautiful city of Bordeaux is an hour's drive away, with it's international airport too.
This really is a lovely house, fully restored by skilled artisans with no expense spared and the attention to detail retaining many of the old French features dating beyond the 18th Century. Quality Travertine stone flooring throughout the ground floor, a really cosy lounge with it's own bar area, ideal for entertaining and large well equipped character kitchen with French doors onto the mature 1.9ha garden.
The property has 4 bedrooms, 3 beautiful bathrooms, 2 ensuite, gas fired central heating with a stunning state of the art Buderus 3 phase heating system, running the radiators, hot water and underfloor heating. Original features throughout which includes original beams and 13th Century beams shipped from Paris, oeil de boeuf windows, mullion stone feeding sinks. A fully restored attached 64sqm Tobacco barn a further 110sqm barn partly converted and a separate 110sqm barn in the garden.
In summary, this property is oozing with character and offers stress free living, virtually no maintenance normally associated with an older property, is close to all amenities and would be suitable for living in all year round or as a holiday home in Sunny South West France!
Through glazed door into large lounge/living room
Lounge/living room - 66sqm. Light and airy with Travertine flooring throughout, lots of light from the windows and doors, exposed stone walls, beamed ceiling, quality log burner giving 10kw of heat, built in bar area, ideal for entertaining, glazed folding doors to large character kitchen.
kitchen - 55sqm. Fully fitted kitchen, stone tiles with underfloor heating, beautiful beamed ceiling, exposed stone walls, gas Range cooker, double sink, excellent worktop space and cupboards, 2 double windows and large French doors onto the gardens.
From lounge/living room up stairs to large open plan guest suite/bedroom 1
Guest suite/Bedroom 1 - 57sqm. Beautifully decorated with delightful painted wooden floor, light and spacious with a number of windows and velux, exposed character stone walls, beamed ceiling with it's own ensuite shower room and dressing room.
Ensuite Shower Room - 5sqm. Shower cubicle, WC, hand basin, exposed stone walls, a delightful room.
Dressing Room - 5sqm. Small Mullion window, storage racking.
From lounge/living room through corridor serving bedroom 2 & 3, downstairs bathroom and utility room
Bedroom 2 - 14sqm. Light and airy room, with lovely double windows and views across the valley, radiator, wood flooring and beamed ceiling.
Bedroom 3 - 13sqm. Double windows as with bedroom 2 so lots of bright sunshine streaming through, radiator, wooden floor and beamed ceiling.
Bathroom - 8sqm. Feels like a bathroom you would find in Cornwall, lovely sea Blue colour splashed everywhere in the tiling, hand basin unit, bath side panel, all Shabby Chic style!
Utility room - 6sqm. Housing washing machine, dryer, radiator and a double sink with Terracotta floor tiles.
Up winding handmade stairs to Bedroom 4 - 25sqm. Large light bedroom with two Southerly aspect double windows, two radiators, built in wardrobes and ensuite shower room.
Ensuite shower room - 7sqm. Nicely designed walk in shower with tiling all round, lots of lighting, upright wall radiator, WC and stylish wooden hand basin.
From kitchen into small lobby with boiler room, WC and into adjoining Tobacco barn with wine cellar
Boiler room - 6sqm. Buderus Top of the range 3 phase heating system for central heating, hot water and underfloor heatin
WC - 3sqm. WC, hand basin, tiled floor with window onto gardens
Tobacco barn - 65sqm. Fully restored to exacting historical specifications, huge sliding doors and plenty of storage space, John Deere tractor stored here and is included with the selling price!
Wine cellar - Currently runs the length of the ground floor living room, dry cool cellar ideal for storing lots of wine.
From kitchen to adjoined partly converted barn
Adjoining barn - 110sqm. Light and airy with beautiful arched barn doors, partly converted by previous owners.
1.9 Hectares of land, previously 3 horses were kept here and housed in the outside barn when you have the chilly month of February
Permission to instal swimming pool
Well established gardens and vegetable plot
Beautiful views across the valley towards Pellegrue