A beautifully presented traditional stone farmhouse set in 5 acres of tranquil countryside, with two luxury gites, a total of 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, a large barn, outbuildings and a 10mx5m swimming pool with large deck.
A great opportunity to take over an existing successful gite business situated close to the market town of Fumel and 5 minutes from the historic Chateau Bonaguil, with good transport links to nearby international airports.
The farmhouse offers 180m2 of high quality accommodation with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen/lounge/diner.
The 2 gites offer luxury self-catering accommodation for up to 10 guests; La Grange 130m2 – converted from the old cow barn – offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; La Petite Grange – converted from the old tobacco-drying barn – offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The current owners have also converted the old piggery into a games room for guests to enjoy.
An additional large barn (220m2) offers substantial storage space and also provides the opportunity for further development, along with the 95m2 cave under the farmhouse.
The main house has been recently renovated to a very high standard, and has electric heating and double glazed windows throughout.
The ground floor accommodation includes a large hallway (18m2) with a fireplace, original oak flooring and a storage cupboard, leading to an open-plan sitting room, dining area and well-equipped, modern kitchen with built-in appliances (45m2 in total). There is a feature stone fireplace with a 12kw wood burning stove in the sitting room area, a pantry cupboard and a back door leading onto a 12m2 raised veranda with steps down to the gardens and swimming pool.
Also, on this level are two bedrooms (each 12m2) with original oak flooring, and a shower room with a large storage cupboard and a heated towel rail (6m2).
On the first floor there are two further large bedrooms, both carpeted – the master bedroom (28m2) has its own dressing room (14m2) and en-suite bathroom (6m2). The second bedroom (36m2) is currently used as a study/tv room.
Gite 1 – La Grange
A stunning barn conversion completed in 2015, the gite has an airy open-plan layout, with electric heating, a 12kw wood burning stove and double glazed windows throughout.
On the ground floor there is a large, full-height open-plan sitting room, dining area and well-equipped, modern kitchen with built-in appliances (70m2 in total).
Also, on this level are two bedrooms (each 12m2) both with fitted wardrobes and a shower room with a storage cupboard and a heated towel rail (6m2).
The master bedroom (18m2) is situated on the first floor, with an en-suite bathroom with a heated towel rail and large walk-in storage cupboard housing the hot water tank.
The mezzanine floor overlooks the sitting room and dining area and offers an additional chill out area.
Gite 2 – La Petite Grange
Another beautiful barn conversion completed in 2013, the gite again has an airy open-plan layout, electric heating in the bedrooms, a 8kw wood burning stove and double glazed windows throughout. (70ms2 in total)
On the ground floor there is a full-height open-plan sitting room, dining area and well-equipped, modern kitchen with built-in appliances (33m2 in total).
Also, on this level is a bedroom (11m2) and a shower room with a heated towel rail (5m2).
The master bedroom (14m2) is situated on the first floor, with an en-suite bathroom with a heated towel rail and walk-in storage cupboard housing the hot water tank.
The Lot-et-Garonne area is perfect for families, couples and friends, with plenty of activities available for all ages, including walking, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, climbing, golf.
Chateau Bonaguil is less than 5 minutes away by car, a marvel of military architecture dating back to the 13th century. As well as being an interesting place to explore, it hosts evening concerts and medieval displays, and there are 3 restaurants at the foot of the chateau.
Also nearby are numerous vineyards of the Cahors wine region.
During the summer months there are some lovely markets in nearby bastide towns; Monflanquin, Puy-l’Évêque, Tournon d’Agenais, Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Pujols.
GPS: 44 31 604 N / 000 59 504 E
Internet in farmhouse and both gites
Taxe foncière: €2k for the two gites and €2k for the farmhouse, total €4k