This magnificent and large, castle-like Manor House, fully furnished and ready to move into, is located on the edge of a small and tranquil village.
This breathtaking property was fully renovated in 2005 by professionals with only first-class materials. Every single detail is now in perfect harmony with this Manor, like the custom-made kitchens, cupboards and doors, the many luxurious bathrooms, the staircases and the floors. Everything in this house is of an unbelievable quality.
With six large bedrooms and bathrooms it offers much potential as a private home or/and as a commercial one. Under the same roof as the Manor is a huge barn/garage over two floors, also in great condition, making it possible to further expand if required.
Two wide driveways give access to the 22,950 m² estate with its formal gardens. At the rear of the house, adjacent to the lower kitchen, living and dining rooms is an inviting swimming pool. The property offers amazing, uninterrupted views over the wooded countryside. The total habitable surface is 518 m².
- Oil-fired central heating
- The property is sold fully furnished and equipped
- All windows are hard wood double glazed
- The roof and walls are insulated
- Septic tank meets European standards
- Broadband connection is available
- Bose sound systems in main rooms
- Heated swimming pool
Limoges, the region's capital and famous for its porcelain, is 45 minutes away by car. Here is an international airport with daily flights to the UK and beyond. Lac de Vassiviére, the largest man-made lake in France, is 20 minutes away with all leisure facilities.
The Entrance Hall 14m²
A tiled welcoming area with Grandfather clock, chaise and display cabinet.
Dining Room 49m²
This formal dining room with oak flooring and beamed ceiling faces the front garden and fountain. There are two bespoke inlaid walnut tables made by local craftsmen. A large table seating ten, with a smaller circular breakfast table, overlooking the garden.
The beautiful stone and wood fireplace has a 'Jotul' wood burning stove, a focal point at dinner parties during the winter. The traditional armoire, sideboard and china cabinet complete the furnishings.
Drawing Room 39m²
This relaxing sitting area is open from the dining room and looks out over the swimming pool and the village church. The oak flooring and beams continue into this room from the dining room.
Two settees and an armchair custom made by 'Howard Chairs' of Lyme Street, London, form an elegant after dinner setting for drinks or listening to music. A large bespoke walnut cabinet houses the TV and media equipment.
There is a 'Majestic' wood burner set into an extremely elegant stone fireplace. A coffee table sits in the middle of the room with twin side tables next to the settee. Two large bookcases provide plenty of space for games and books.
This fully equipped kitchen has a tiled floor and bespoke fitted walnut units. All the electrical appliances are of the best quality, made by 'Gaggenau'. Comprising an oven and hob, extractor. combination microwave, built in grill, steamer, two refrigerators, dish washer and an icemaker. Double set in 'Jacob Delafon' sinks and granite worktops.
A door leads to the large utility room, WC and stone stairs to the lower level.
Hall Corridor 7m², leading to:
Study/Office/Reading Room 16m²
Well-equipped room, with desk, bespoke cherrywood table and large custom built bookcase. Ideal area for browsing the web, writing letters and reading. A tranquil den.
Master Bedroom 27m²
The master bedroom has a four-poster super king sized bed hand crafted by 'Savoir' specifically for this room. Fitted his and her wardrobes of American white oak with an aromatic cedar lined interior and lighting, as well as a beautiful inlaid chest of drawers and wardrobe. Two big windows overlooking the pool.
Master En Suite 8m²
The en suite bathroom has luxury fittings, shower, marble surfaces with the 'Villeroy & Boch' basin set in. WC. heated towel rail and plenty of cupboards made from cherry wood, for storage. All shower units in the home are 'Daryl Arcadia Collection' with 'Watts Eurotherm' controls.
Bedroom Two 20m²
Another superb bedroom with en-suite bathroom. King sized 'ViSpring Regal' drawer divan bed and a rising media system. Double aspect windows look out to the front garden. Wardrobe, dressing table, twin chest of drawers and reading area finish off the furnishings.
The en suite (4 m²) bathroom has a shower, 'Imperial' wash basin and WC, fitted cupboards, marble surfaces and heated towel rail.
Staircase 7m² & Landing 8m²
A staircase leads from the drawing room to the second floor and tower rooms. On the landing there is a large bespoke chest for linens.
Bedroom Three 25m²
This bedroom looks over the swimming pool. A quiet sitting area, king sized 'ViSpring' bed, wardrobe and dressing table make this room very comfortable and pleasant. All bedrooms have TV and radio points.
Bedroom Three En Suite 10m²
The en suite bathroom with free standing bath, shower, wash basin and WC is pure luxury. Heated towel rail. It has a tiled floor and beamed ceiling.
Bedroom Four 33m²
This is very large bedroom. It has a king sized 'ViSpring' bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. The sitting area has a settee, armchair and coffee table. The window faces the front of the house looking over the garden and fountain.
The en suite bathroom (4 m²) has a tiled floor, a shower, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.
Family Bathroom 5m²
Shower, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail.
Family Room 41m²
This area is ideal for relaxing.
There are two storage rooms leading off this room.
Spiral Staircase 3m²
The staircase leads up to...
First Tower Bedroom 14m²
This double bedroom looks out over the drives to the field and has a double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe and a vanity unit with hand basin set in marble.
Second Twin Bedroom 18m²
This double bedroom looks out onto the field and drives. It has twin single beds, a chest of drawers, wardrobe and a vanity unit with hand basin set in marble.
Ground Floor / Lower Living Area
From the ground floor kitchen a door leads to a WC (2m²) and utility room
with stone staircase to the lower living area.
Utility Room 16m²
This galley style utility room has a huge range of cupboards. It also houses a 'Miele' washing machine and tumble dryer and also has an upright freezer.
A door at the end of the utility room leads into...
Upper Barn 140m²
This massive area at present has a ¾ size Badminton Court, wood store and holds some of the garden equipment.
Quality fitted kitchen comprising of 'Gaggenau' oven and hob, combination microwave, built in grill, extractor, refrigerator, dish washer and an icemaker. Double sink and granite worktops. There is a large (21 m²) utility/cool room attached.
A breakfast bar in oak and walnut leads through to the ...
Open-plan Dining Room 36m²
A light airy room overlooking the swimming pool and terrace with patio doors to the outside. A large 'Jotul' wood burner set into a huge stone fireplace creates a homely atmosphere. The custom made oak table seats ten comfortably.
A door leads to the vaulted wine cellar (15m²) .
Another door leads to the boiler room/garage/oil store (80m²).
The 'Buderus' 140 kw boiler is for central heating and hot water. There is a 6m³ oil tank with bund. Pool pump and filtration equipment is housed here.
Sitting Room 25m²
A comfortable room for relaxing after a swim with patio doors onto the pool area. There are two bamboo settees, chairs and coffee table made by 'McGuires of San Fransisco'. A custom made oak media center completes the furnishings.
Shower Room 9m²
This room has a shower, WC and wash basin. A further 'Miele' washing machine and tumble dryer are fitted within the base unit cupboards under a granite worktop.
Pool and Terrace
The heated roman end swimming pool of 12 x 5 m has winter and summer covers.
It has under water lighting and a granite facing. There is an electric awning from the house which gives shade to the terrace. The pool area is illuminated by 'Iguzzini' lights.
Lower Barn/Garage 130m²
This area houses the tractor, sit on 'Honda' mower, pool robot, wood storage and space to park a car. It has several entrances and like the Manor is in excellent condition. It has double doors onto the lower drive, access to the house, terrace and pool. It also houses, in the lower part a spring fed well .
Within this area is the pool/games room.
Pool/Games Room 32m²
All the toys for the pool are kept here during the summer. The room is ideal for table tennis or snooker. A perfect spot for a sauna.
At the top of the tree lined lower drive is a large parking area with gated access to the land.
The main drive through an imposing gateway leading to the house is lined by rose beds. The front formal garden is beautiful with flower beds, box hedging enclosed rose beds, magnificent trees and a stunning stone fountain.
The lower drive gives further access to the park and woodland, the vegetable garden, lower Barn / Garage and terrace.
The park has a fenced area of 1.5 hectares of pasture suitable for keeping animals. This pasture has all year round streams with numerous ponds. Beyond the pasture is a half hectare of wood .
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