This beautifully historic town house is in the lovely medieval town of St
Benoit du Sault where there are a good selection of shops and services
including a supermarket, and yet the house has a huge back garden
and views across the surrounding countryside to a small chateau.
Limoges and the international airport with daily flights to Uk regional
airports is around a 45 minutes drive away.
Dating originally from the 16th Century the property used to be a
coaching inn and is reputed to have been the resting place of many of
the French landed gentry as well as Kings and Queens.
On the ground floor there is a tiled entrance hall, a tiled, fitted kitchen
(12m2), equipped with oven, hob, extractor, washing machine and
kitchen table (tiled with matching hand made tiles to those on the wall), a
dining room (28m2) with lovely wooden floor, fireplace and old built in
cupboards, a tiled living room (20m2) with exposed beams and a
beautiful original staircase, a working kitchen (29m2), a bedroom/office
(21m2) with lovely wooden floor, and a light and airy garden
room (24m2). On a half landing up to the first floor is a bathroom (4m2)
(slipper bath, shower, basin, toilet).
On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, the first of which (12m2) has a
tiled floor and old built in cupboard, and then the master bedroom (45m2)
with wooden floor, old built in cupboard, exposed beams, fireplace and
tiled en-suite bathroom (15m2) with huge old built in cupboard. On a
second half landing leading up to the attics is a
further bathroom (4m2) although currently this only has a basin, with
the plumbing in place for the bath and the toilet as the current owner
uses it as a store room as she doesn’t like attics!!
There are 2 attic spaces (12 and 48m2), the larger of which has lovely
Behind the property is a walled garden of around 2,000m2 with
well, vegetable patch, fruit trees and lots of established plants. In the
garden there are also 2 small stone outbuildings and a garage (13m2)
with covered terrace (7m2) as well as a large parking area.
The property has oil fired central heating and mains drainage.
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Price € 296,800
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,380.47
Number of mandate: PN17203
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Agency: Agence le Prince Noir