5 Bed Country House for sale

Bétaille, Lot, Midi-Pyrenees, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Plot size: 5000 m2
  • Habitable space: 160 m2


  • Detached
  • Pool
  • Gite
  • 1.25 Acres
  • Dordogne Valley Views
  • Fab Full time Home

Full Description

This former farmhouse is full of charm and is situated on an elevated position close to the village and commands a beautiful view across the valley, complimented by lovely gardens and grounds with a double bubble shaped below ground swimming pool and a self-contained 2 bed gite ready to let presenting a great home with income opportunity.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Betaille is a small village (pop. About 1100) in the department of the Lot. There is a butchers, bakers, mini supermarket, hairdressers, Laundry, restaurant, bar and tabac all within a 5 minute walk. The Dordogne River which nestles in the valley below is within walking distance ideal for those lazy days boating, fishing or simply relaxing with a picnic. Close by within an easy drive, you will find numerous historic medieval towns and villages to visit and explore. Local markets abound and there are several golf courses in the area.

The bustling city of Brive-la Gaillarde is just 30 mins drive where you will find shops, restaurants and out of town centres as well as the local airport served by low cost airlines making it ideal for those who need to travel back to the UK or for visiting family, friends and guests.

Accommodation briefly comprises.

Main House

Ground floor

Kitchen/diner with original cantou fireplace and a raised tiled hearth, tiled floor fitted eye and base level storage units, double sink with mixer tap, drainer and tiled splash back. Built in electric oven, gas hob and dishwasher .Beamed ceiling. French doors to drawing room and also a door to the garden.

Ample space for a large family dining table. View across the valley.

Drawing room/diner. A spacious double aspect room with insert log burner for those cosy winter nights in with an oak mantel and stone surround. Beamed ceiling. Polished wood floor, attractive stone walling. Polished wood staircase to first floor./

Shower room and separate WC.

Storage area.

Cave with central heating boiler, sink, utility area plus further useful storage space.

1st floor

3 bedrooms with lots of original charm and character, Beamed ceilings.

Shower room with shower, wash hand basin & WC.

Good sized office/study/hobby room. Door opening onto a bridge leading to the garden.

The gite comprises:

Pretty gite ready to let or ideal as an extended family annex. Completely self-contained. Fully equipped summer kitchen/dining area with double patio doors opening onto the garden. Lounge area, kitchenette/diner, double bedroom with en-suite shower and WC.2nd bedroom with en-suite wash basin and WC.

Large integral garage plus storage.

The gardens are a real feature of the property and will be a delight for visiting guests and budding enthusiasts. Overall the gardens and grounds extend to an impressive 1.25 acres with established borders, flower beds, and a good selection of mature trees, Shrubbery and fruit orchard. There are several garden areas that combine to offer a good mix of shade and sun with terraces and patios for outside dining and entertaining.

The below ground swimming pool ( 9×6 metres) is double bubble shaped with paved terrace surround where there is ample space for sun beds and relaxing. Attractive 5 sided timber pool house. Grass area and pergola with climbing plants offering shade.

There is a good sized field with vegetable plot and enclosed chicken run. Garden shed.

DPE Results

Energy Consumption: E - 284 kwhrs pa pm2

CO2 Emissions: D - 33 kgrms pa pm2

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