Detached high quality home situated in one of the best locations in Verticois area overlooking the valley towards Verteillac, a small town some 4 km in the distance. Uninterrupted views from all angles at the rear of the property via purpose built terraces. The house is approx 6 years old and was designed by the owners to meet the standards required above that of the typical French new build oblong property.
The property has three double bedrooms, two with en suite, one which can be isolated from the 2nd bedroom for access by 3rd bedroom occupants if necessary. A separate visitors’ toilet is also available. The main bedroom is to the front of the property whilst bedroom 2 and 3 are located at the rear, with a devoted terrace overlooking the rear of the property and stunning views towards Verteillac.
The house is set in its own fully enclosed grounds of 3,200m2, grassed and with various trees, shrubs all maturing from plantation during the build. Double electrically controlled gates secure the property leading onto a quiet village road but not too far from the main thoroughfare to Verteillac and Riberac. The contemporary house itself is 170m2, not including the attached garage of 32.43m2. Front terrace 40.20m2, side terrace 10.30m2 and 2 back terraces totalling 5.67m2 and 6.91m2. A good sized family residence and supporting areas. This does not include the pool patio surround for sun bathing and dining if you so wish.
The secluded 10 x 5m swimming pool, professionally built by the Desjoyaux group is situated close to the west side of the house and is overlooked by the 10.30m2 terrace, with electric sun shade. This has access into the house living room through double doors. Additionally the living room has access out to the rear terrace of 5.67m2 and front terrace of some 40.88sm2 forming the frontage of the house.
Access is available under the property at the rear into a small log and garden equipment store. All windows have electric security shutters, fully double glazed, with the exception of the main front door which has its own built in security. In the event of power failure, three of the most prominent shutters in the living room and main and second bedroom also have a manual operating system, in order to vacate the property other than using the main front door. All terraces have security lighting plus Pir systems on the driveway, front terrace and living room terrace overlooking the swimming pool.
Entering the property via the front terrace is the fully equipped kitchen of 25.59m2. This houses a large array of modern wall and floor cupboards and work surfaces. A large breakfast bar with stool seating for four plus. A fully tiled floor throughout. A separate oven and microwave is housed in the tall cabinet plus a free standing gas/electric range oven. A dishwasher is enclosed in the sink unit housing likewise a freestanding fridge/freezer.
To the left of the entrance and ahead is a salon of 38.57m2, centrally heated plus a dual face insert fire which also provides heating to the dining room area. The salon has three double exit doors onto terraces surrounding the property and is fully tiled throughout. The ceiling lighting has independent lighting dimmer switches and separate security shutter controls are mounted to the side of each exit door. Tv, Sat and Fm module wall plates feed the audio visual feeds from external aerials into two plates either side of the living area.
Via an open plan archway into the dining area of 18.77m2 which is centrally heated plus the opposite side of the dual face insert fire complex. Double glazed window with views over the valley to the rear of the property with security shutters.
Moving through a doorway into the passage to the left is a separate visitor toilet of 2.9m2 equipped with hand wash basin and electric towel rail.
The two double bedrooms occupy left and right of the passage, both of 11.52m2. On the right is the bedroom with the attached en suite of 7.62m2 fully equipped with shower, large sink unit, heated towel rail and wc suite. Access from the bedroom allows direct use of the en suite. Should other guests occupy the left bedroom, the access door can be locked and use made of the main en suite door in the passageway. Both bedrooms have free standing wardrobes, central heating and double security shuttered doors allowing access onto the rear 6.91m2 terrace overlooking the valley to Verteillac. Both bedrooms have wall audio, video, and satellite plates.
Continuing through the passageway is to the left a 3.77m2 laundry room, fitted 8kg washing machine, refrigerator and hot water cistern. Rear access via security door to garden.
Next is the main bedroom of 19.56m2 and en suite of 7.62m2 housing rain shower, twin sinks, spa bath, and heated towel rail. The bedroom is angled with access via double glazed and security shuttered doors to the front terrace. Off the main bedroom is a walk in wardrobe. Facilities for an air conditioning unit exist and this unit is available for installation. Wall audio, video and satellite plate for reception.
With side door access from the front terrace a 32.43m2 garage, which has separate garage doors off the driveway. This houses the connection for the gas bottles and water input. Plenty of space for a vehicle plus workshop area. Main Edf input meter and electric gate main supply.
The rear of the property is the fosse septic. The installation was monitored by Sogedo and passed once completed. The access under the back terrace for the garden equipment or wood store is by way of large security wooden door, electric lighting and mains supply power available. A recent inspection by the local authority regarding the Governmental instructions has passed the fosse septic.
The house is close to a small town within 3 km which has various restaurants, snack bars, school, medical and dental facilities, bakery and butchery, grocery/DIY store, newsagents for Uk newspapers and magazines, hair dressers and post office. A large open air communal swimming pool for summer use is available, although the house has one!, and a community church. Close is a small local village with restaurant and bakery. Further afield, approx 7 km is the larger town of Riberac, with its famous Friday market and all the facilities you would require. At approx 39km is the large departmental  town of Périgueux with large department stores, fashion boutiques, Diy superstores, restaurants, general hospitals.
Bergerac airport is approx 40 mins drive, which is serviced by Ryanair, Flybe, and Parisian flights. Bordeaux is 1 hour 20 mins drive, where British Airways offer two flights per day to Gatwick all year round. Ryanair, Flybe, Easyjet, Monarch and other low cost airlines operate into Bordeaux. Angouleme, approx 43km is a main Tvg station from which travel to Paris and Lille for the Eurostar service to London is available. The average time from Calais to the property is 8 hours drive and from the northern ports of Caen – St Malo etc is approx 5-6 hours drive, mostly via auto route.
A varying amount of furniture, white goods, as seen in the photographs, plus external furniture, grass cutting tractor and ancillary attachments that can be made available to the purchaser subject to discussion and negotiation at a very much reduced fee!
Importantly - this property is advertised as a private sale available to buy direct from the vendors – so no estate agency fees to pay.
Energy Consumption Chart
Co2 Emissions Chart
Energy Consumption: D - 171 kwhrs pa pm2
Co2 Emissions: B - 7 kgrms pa pm2
Habitable accommodation 170.00 m2
Front terrace 40.20 m2
Terrace over looking pool 10.30 m2
Side terrace living room 5.67 m2
Rear bedrooms terrace 6.91 m2
Garage 32.43 m2
Total Useable 2m 265.51 m2
Swimming pool 10x5 m2 - with a further terrace and surround
Gardens - Mature trees and grassed
Price € 298,500
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,755.88
Private property listing
This property is in Bertric-Burée, in Dordogne (region Aquitaine).
- 8 min from the shops from Ribérac
- 40 min from the shops from Périgueux
- 40 min from the shops from Angoulême
- 4 min from the shops from Verteillac
- 80 min from the airport from Bordeaux
- 35 min from the airport from Bergerac
- 4 min from the schools from Bertric-Burée
- 4 min from the shops from Bertric-Burée
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