Beautiful, light-filled detached property with swimming pool

Oradour sur Vayres
Detached House
4 Beds
2 Baths
1 Garages
145 m²

This elegant and light-filled 1920’s character house is set in a small friendly hamlet in the heart of the Perigord-Limousin National Park area of the Nouvelle Aquitaine.

Known locally as ‘Le Petit Chateau’ this lovingly-restored 3-4 bedroom detached house with swimming pool is definitely a home with the ‘Wow’ factor. With absolutely nothing to do, you can move in and enjoy your new French life from Day 1.

Set within its own grounds with electronic gates in the Perigord/Limousin National Park area it’s just 30 minutes from Limoges Airport which offers daily flights to many UK destinations in under an hour and a half.

This is the perfect family home or holiday retreat which offers the peace and tranquillity of French living set in the commune of the Village of Oradour sur Vayres, only 4kms away with bar/ restaurant facilities and all local shops including boulangerie, pharmacy,  supermarket etc.

Built in 1924 with a distinctive Mansard roof by a local Agriculteur, this unique property, which has many original period features, and now restored with quality materials, sits prominently and distinctly  in its own 2800m sq ‘parc arboré’ and offers 140sq m of living space, a 70m basement space and outside, a stunning 30m sq natural stone terrace which wraps around and a 8 x 4.5m swimming pool.

It comes with central heating, brand new central heating boiler, Italian granite work surfaces, spa bath, ensuite shower room, wifi and satellite TV connection.

Also included in the price, large Hangar suitable for vehicles or garden equipment, a glass greenhouse, a polytunnel to grow your own veg and a vintage horsebox – just waiting to be renovated into additional living space or a quirky AirBnB.


You enter the property by stone steps which lead to the terrace and the original oak front door with opening windows behind elegant decorative wrought-iron work.


On  entering the property there is the original wooden staircase with a stunning glass ‘Boule d’escalier’  and original wooden floor that leads to the staircase to the 1st floor.


A door off leads to the huge basement area in 4 sections which houses the new central heating boiler and hot water tank. This area has potential to be converted into a Games/Music room or a workshop.


A  bright and welcoming room with French doors leading to the Terrace and the Pool.  Fully fitted with classic white wooden top and base units allowing for plenty of storage, with stunning Italian black granite worktops and splashback. It also boasts a Whirlpool fitted dish-washer, oven and microwave plus a Brandt Induction hob. Matt black ceramic floor tiles and contemporary lighting and the spacious dining area with beautiful period ceiling rose and light fitting, make it the perfect room for meals and entertaining.


A useful room leading from the dining area with plenty of space for washing machine and dryer and wine fridge. There is also a w.c. with wash-hand basin and storage cupboard.

LOUNGE (26m2)

Off  the hallway is the spacious lounge which is absolutely stunning.  Extending into the turret area, with five sets of double windows in the circular turret area, this room is flooded with light. There’s original wooden floorboards, fireplace with hearth tiles, and a beautiful centrepiece of period ceiling rose with original 1930s light fitting (by negotiation).

4th BEDROOM/2nd LOUNGE (14m2)

A beautiful room with 2 sets of south-facing windows allowing morning sunshine to stream in . With original floorboards, original fireplace and hearth tiles and period ceiling rose, it has a central heating radiator to keep the room cosy during the winter months.


Spacious luminous landing area with room for desk or bookcase with doors off to three double bedrooms and family bathroom

BEDROOM 1 (16m2) with ENSUITE (2.3m2)

Lovely room overlooking  garden with original beams, ceiling rose, fitted window blinds and fully-fitted neutral carpet.  This bedroom has tiled ensuite shower room, with w.c. and wash-hand basin.

BEDROOM 2 (16m2)

Spacious room with fabulous walk-in wardrobe in turret area – potential for ensuite, fitted carpet, fitted window blinds and ceiling rose.

BEDROOM 3 (15m2)

Double-aspect bedroom with views to front and side garden area. Original beams, ceiling rose and fitted carpet.


3-piece Bathroom suite includes Spa/jacuzzi bath, w.c. and wash-hand basin in vintage wooden dresser. Tiled floor, Velux window with blind.


The house is set in its own garden grounds of 2,800m2 with double white metal electronic gates at the entrance, a sweeping drive and a large parking area for a few vehicles.

The stone terrace wraps round two sides of the house which gets the sun all-day long with an in-ground swimming pool (8m x 4.5m) complete with its own fitness current facility.

There’s a large 30m2 hangar which can be used for storage, workshop or garage.

Also a glass greenhouse, a polytunnel and vintage horse-box are all included in the price.

A stunning antique fountain ‘The Three Graces’ has a new  pump fitted ‘and is available by negotiation.

Family reasons now force the sale of this wonderful property.  Houses like these rarely come onto the market so it won’t be around for long –  please contact us if you have any questions or to arrange a viewing without any delay.

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Property details:

Property ID: IH-14309
Property Type: Detached House
Property Status: Sale
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Garage: 1
Area Size: 145 m²
Land Size: 2800


  • Air conditioning
  • Apartment/Annex
  • Balcony
  • Barns
  • Central Heating
  • Double Glazed
  • Electric Heating
  • Fosse
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Gas Heating
  • Geothermic
  • Internet Connection
  • Lake
  • Land
  • Mains Drainage
  • Off Street Parking
  • Office
  • Open Fire
  • Out Building/s
  • Renovation Project
  • Reversible air conditioning
  • Roof terrace
  • Stables
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone Connection
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Under floor heating
  • Utilities Connection
  • Utility Room
  • Water Connection
  • Wood Burner

Property address:

Oradour sur Vayres