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Authentically Charming Small Holiday Home €85,000 ref: NLM00037

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Beds
2
Baths
1
Living Space M2
61
Land M2
250
Location
Village
Location Description
Rural Village
Outbuildings
Yes
Condition
Well Maintained
Heating
Wood Burning Stoves
Internal Feature
Character Throughout
External Feature
Landscaped Garden
External
Feature
Countryside
External Feature
Mains Drainage

Pack your bags and come enjoy this little gem located in a village in the south of the department of Haute-Vienne just a few kilometres from the Correze.

The house is not big and neither is its land, two distinct advantages when you do not want to spend your time doing maintenance whilst on your holidays or when you just do not have the time for it, but you would rather enjoy clean air, peace, the area's charm and your home's.

What we have here is one of Limousin's typical cottages dating back to the end of the 19th century. It has been tastefully renovated and has retained some original features, such as stone floors, stone walls and beamed ceilings, with the addition of some new features which contribute to the charm the whole property exudes.

The house had only one level when the owners bought it. After creating a stairway up to the attic, they converted it completely. You enter from the village street, up a couple of stone steps, directly into the 55ft2 simply furnished kitchen. There are pretty dark red tiles on the floor, a small wood burner in a corner, generous amounts of varnished wood, especially in the door and window frames, built-in cupboards and ceiling beams. Single ceramic kitchen sink over a wooden cabinet with a tiled top, gas hobs, extractor hood, refrigerator and microwave oven. If you squeeze in a little, four people can eat around the table quite easily.

At the back of the kitchen, there's the 146ft2 master bedroom with finely slatted solid chestnut floors and French windows opening out onto the south facing paved terrace. The colour contrast between white walls, exposed stones and the different wood tones, has the most beautiful effect. To the left of the kitchen, a lower height door opens onto the full depth 261 1/2 ft2 living / dining room (7'5' beam height) with a wood burner installed inside the stone fireplace.

The old pebble floor in front of it has been renovated and pointed with light coloured cement to bring out the stones' dark colour. There is a made-to-measure corner wall cabinet with double wooden doors. The dining room side has a thick natural slate floor that gracefully compliments the pebbles. The walls have a textured white rendering and the wall by the fireplace is in beautiful exposed stonework. An old Swiss clock has been embedded in one of the curved walls, which is a really original feature.

There are French doors opening out onto the terrace on the south side. A varnished wooden door separates this room from the 60ft2 bathroom. It is equipped with a tiled shower, a single bowl wooden cabinet and a toilet, all of it on mains drainage. It has a slate floor and there is a solid wood door in the floor with a small staircase to go down to the cellar below.

The attic is accessible via a solid wooden staircase located against the living room's end wall. The attic's original floor has been levelled up and light wood effect laminate flooring laid. The roof is insulated and wood panelled whilst keeping some of the roof frame exposed (height of 5' up to the A-frame, 8' up to the ridge).

The landing has been converted into an 88ft2 guest double bedroom (283ft2 of floor area) with two roof windows. This room is connected to a third 54ft2 separate bedroom (176 1/2 ft2 of floor area) with a velux window and a window within the gable wall. Both rooms have wall mounted electric radiators.

Adjoining the house, the 188ft2 rendered block built garage has become a workshop / utility room and it has a renovated roof and new wooden frame.

The outbuilding has two independent access doors, one from the street, the other from the garden.

The electric water tank and washing machine are installed in there.

The property has 2874ft2 of land.

There is an open stone shed with a side door leading out to the street and a front opening towards the terrace, a good place to store some extra tools, as well as the barbecue and garden furniture. The paved stone terrace is ideal to eat outside on warm sunny days. There is a small raised lawn area surrounded by a manicured hedge, a mix of thuja and laurels, that separates you from the neighbour behind.

To the front, across the road, there are beautiful views of the countryside to be had. The flat clay and slate tiled roofs of all the buildings are in good condition.

All the walls are dry and carefully pointed. There are some old electrical parts in the electrical system as most of the renovations occurred almost 20 years ago and there may be a need for some extra sockets here and there but the whole system is in working order.

All external doors and windows are wooden and single glazed, except for the roof windows that are double glazed.

The property is extremely well presented and maintained, which will no doubt reassure the future buyer!

The property is located within a village with a train station.

The centre of Limoges can be reached within half an hour by train or by car and the airport is within 40 minutes drive.

A larger village with local shops, a swimming lake and good restaurants is only a 10 minute drive away.

Details:
Location: In a village
Year of construction: Before 1900
Surface area: Approx. 61 m2
Number of rooms: 3
Number of bedrooms: 2
Sanitation: Number of bathrooms : 1
Bathroom(s) with Shower, Sink and Toilet
Connections: Water
Electricity
Telephone
Drainage system: Mains drainage
Heating: Wood burners
Electric radiators
Outbuildings: Garage
Agency Fees paid by the vendor

The department of Haute-Vienne is in the region of Limousin and boasts a varied landscape of forests, countryside and lakes that attract many tourists each year looking for a range of activities including walking, fishing, sailing, boating and skiing.

In addition, the department has a strong historical and cultural heritage and the landscape is dotted with Roman churches, abbeys and fortified castles. Beautiful man-made beaches are easily accessible and are a good alternative for a great day out. In particular, the Lake of Vassiviere, created in 1950, is extremely popular with visitors.

It is sometimes known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes, the Limousin and its Haute-Vienne department offer beautiful and preserved landscapes. Waterfalls sparkling in the middle of rocks and trees, myriads of flowers and impressive dense forests are the kind of treasures that can be discovered in the department.

Transport links are good too, the easy and cheap access from the United Kingdom with companies as Ryanair or from French cities made that Limoges and the Haute-Vienne became an attractive destination. There is also a project of enlargement for Limoges’ airport.

The department has a semi-continential climate with summer temperatures in the mid 20’s, perfect for enjoying the scenery.

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(331 à 450) F
(>451) G
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Faible émission de GES (kg/m)
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General Amenities
NLM00037
La Porcherie 87380
France
Department: Haute Vienne
Region: Limousin
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: NLM00037
Beds
2
Baths
1
Living Space M2
61
Land M2
250
Location
Village
Location Description
Rural Village
Heating
Wood Burning Stoves
Internal Feature
Character Throughout
Outbuildings
Yes
External Feature
Landscaped Garden
External
Feature
Countryside
External Feature
Mains Drainage
Style
Detached
Condition
Well Maintained
NLM00037
La Porcherie 87380
France
Department: Haute Vienne
Region: Limousin
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: NLM00037

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NLM00037
La Porcherie 87380
France
Department: Haute Vienne
Region: Limousin
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: NLM00037

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NLM00037
La Porcherie 87380
France
Department: Haute Vienne
Region: Limousin
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: NLM00037
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