This detached 3 bed property overlooks Saint Benoit du Sault with its shops, supermarket and schools, and has easy access to the A20. Paris is 3 hours by car. The towns and Stations Sncf of Argenton sur Creuse and La Souterraine are 20 minutes away. The airport at Limoges is 1 hour. Saint Benoit de Sault has been declared one of the most beautiful villages in France and offers a boulangerie, bars and restaurants all within easy walking distance. This lovely old longère has a long history and used to be a staging post for 'La Poste' to make the changeover to fresh horses. It was also a bakery and retains the original oven. It is surrounded by its delightful mature, private gardens with above ground pool. The house has been sympathetically and well restored to give a lovely bright living space. It currently has three bedrooms but easily has the scope to give four.
Comprising of: Entrance door into very large kitchen/diner with fitted wall and floor cupboards, double sink, dishwasher, electric fan oven and gas hob, oak beams and original wood floor, window to the back. Lounge/sitting room with door to the front of the property and window to the back, original oak beams. Dining room/inner hallway window to front and original cupboard. Bedroom 1 (double) with original old tomette tiled floor, corner fire place, door leading out to a balcony overlooking the back garden. Bedroom 2 (double), original tomette floor tiles and window to front. Bathroom, fully tiled, with basin in a vanity unit, bath and separate shower cubicle. Separate W.C with hand basin. Large storage room with scope to extend the living accommodation. Containing the original bread oven.
1St floor: Large landing/bedroom/office area with feature window to front. Bathroom with bath and shower over, wash basin. Separate W.C with hand-basin, Walk in wardrobe, large storage room/dressing room. It would be possible to extend this room to a 4th bedroom. Enormous master bedroom with windows on 3 sides, 2 of which offer magnificent views of the village and priory. Feature exposed Apex beams - a stunning room.
The house has surrounding land of approximately 1 hectare, planted with mature fruit trees, fruit bushes and shrubs with 2 terraced areas for dining out. The adjoining barn with mezzanine, is currently used for storage and parking. The grenier area adjoins the house, and this is where the 4th bedroom could be extended into.
Under the house is a vast cellar that houses the washing machine. Power and water are in place. Currently used as storage, this area offers further potential for conversion.
There is a swimming lake with man-made beaches just 8 kms away and an even larger lake about 25 minutes in the opposite direction which is home to many water sports and is the host to European water-skiing competitions. Nearest fishing lake is 3kms away. All in all, a lovely house in a beautiful location.
140 m² of habitable surface (1507 sqFt)
3500 m² of land (37674 sqFt)
oil-fired central heating
good structural condition
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,964.29
Number of mandate: Pn15183
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Agency: Agence le Prince Noir