3 Bed House for sale

Mailhac-sur-Benaize, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2


  • Double Glazed
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Dining Room
  • Taxe Foncière: €350 / £309 (Per Year)

Full Description

This property was a pleasure to view, with large and light rooms, all in keeping with the original building. With years of cultivation, the garden and flowerbeds surrounding the house now contain beautiful and rare roses, flowers and shrubs. The orchard has many fruit trees and the surrounding 1.6 acres of grassland provide full privacy and beautiful views.

The house is only 5 minutes from St. Sulpice les Feuilles which has a Carrefour supermarket, 3 bakeries, 3 butchers and a hardware store. Also 5 minutes away is a swimming pool with restaurant facilities.

The town of Magnac Laval is 17 minutes drive, La Souterraine is 22 minutes drive and Bellac it 34 minutes drive, all of these towns have supermarkets and all the amenities needed for everyday living.

Limoges airport is only 50 minutes drive, Poitiers airport and train station are about one hour 30 minutes away; the latter providing cross platform TGV connections to Paris, Bordeaux and other French cities plus Brussels and London (via Lille).

The property itself rests to one side of the hamlet, with its large private gardens mainly to the back of the property, leading to views over the fields and countryside beyond; there is also a paddock across from the front of the house; which has a renewable planning permission for one dwelling should you wish to reinstate it and build another property. The area is popular for walking and cycling .

The current owners bought the property in 2006, they have extensively renovated it during this period; searching for many original items, such as the oak staircase leading to the first floor; but you still have the scope to put your own personality into this lovely home.

The house benefits from mains electricity and water; drainage is to a fosse, fitted in 2008. The house is double glazed and extremely well insulated throughout; the roof has been renovated and is in very good condition. The downstairs of the property has under floor heating and a wood burning fire in the lounge. Satellite internet access is available through Europasat. TV connection through surface mounted dish.

The downstairs of the property is mobility/wheelchair friendly with wide doors and a ramped access.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall - 4.2 x 2m with tiled floor

Lounge - 5.4 x 4.1m with tiled floor, exposed beams, original fireplace, stone feature wall, double window and patio doors to front of house.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.2 x 3.1m with tiled floor, original bread oven and firplace, window and patio doors to back terrace.

Bedroom 1 - 5 x 3.9m with tiled floor, exposed beams, double patio doors to front of house and entrance to.....................

Wet Room - 2.4 x 1.7m with tiled floor, vanity unit with hand basin and shower.


Under Stairs Storage

Antique oak staircase leading to......................

First Floor

Landing & Bedroom 2 - 8.7 x 4.2m with wood floor,exposed beams, low level and Velux windows

NB: This area could quite easily be turned into one or 2 bedrooms and a landing area, dependant on your requirements; all the hard work has been done.

Bedroom 3 - 4.3 x 4.1m with wood floor, exposed beams, low level and Velux Windows.

Bathroom - 3.4 x 3m with tiled floor and walls, vanity unit with hand basin, bath, shower and W.C.

Utility/Storage Room - 2.8 x 1.6m with plumbing for washer (which has been fitted to the supporting wall to eliminate vibration to the bedrooms and downstairs (quite ingenious). Open storage space with shelves and 200 Litre hot water boiler.


Garden - The garden wraps itself completely around the property, with a driveway to the right of the house and a small formal garden to the front. The owners have lovingly populated the garden with many varied plants and shrubs including roses and wisteria; they have also installed electricity to the back area of the garden.

Side Parking - With 2 utility shed that have been connected to provide space for undercover parking. Electricity cables have been run into this area, but are yet to be connected.

Back Terrace - with lovely views over the gardens and surrounding countryside (the owner did have plans drawn up to add a conservatory/extend the kitchen into this area; these could be reinstated).

Small Shed & Wood Store - To side of house


The owners are prepared to sell the house with white good and some of the furniture, should this be required and several items are available by negotiation. Gardening tools are included in the sale.
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