4 Bed Property for sale

Dinsac, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3


  • Double Glazed
  • Pool
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Garage
  • Balcony
  • Taxe Foncière: €1332 / £1176 (Per Year)

Full Description

If you are looking for the wow factor, then look no further, this is an exceptional property, internally it is just under 310m2of pure class, with geothermic underfloor heating and 14700m2of pasture and cultivated gardens, incorporating garages/workshop, petanque court, potager, orchard and a 10 x 5m Ovoid Pool with sliding cover.

Driving up to the little hamlet (you are 2 minutes from the centre of Le Dorat), the barn, to the side of the road looks just like an old barn should, it is not until you drive through the gates and look towards the private gardens that you realise you have hit upon something quite unique; a feeling which continues as you walk into what is around 160m2of open plan living space, quite breath-taking.

I sold this house to the current owners and remember their faces as they instantly fell in love with what was a project to be finished/fine-tuned. When I returned last week, I was the one with that look on my face after seeing what they have done to contribute to this grand design. But do not worry, you can still add your own mark to this exceptional home.

Le Dorat is the traditional capital of the Basse Marche and within the ramparts of this ancient town are some fine examples of Romanesque architecture, including the Collegiale Saint-Pierre-de-Dorat. The surrounding area has all year round attractions including horse racing (French style) sound and light shows; craft days; All year round markets as well as concerts, tennis, cinema, fishing, sailing and windsurfing in nearby locations. The house lies on the outskirts of the town with open countryside views towards it.

Getting to the area is easy with flights from many UK airports into Limoges (45km) and trains in Le Dorat itself; having links to services to Poitiers train station where you have TGV connections to Paris, Bordeaux, London & Brussels.

The current owners bought the property in 2013; they are hoping someone new will nurture and continue what they have achieved.

The house benefits from mains and well water, and electricity, drainage is to a fosse. It has a geothermic underfloor heating system and is double glazed throughout. It has a Fibre cement roofing system, and is heavily insulated and with a very low consummation and emission rating.

Ground Floor -Tiled Throughout with Geothermic Underfloor Heating System

Entrance - 2.5 x 2.9m with control section for underfloor heating system.

Open Plan Living area consisting of::.

Kitchen - 8.4 x 6.5m with fully integrated and fitted units, French doors to side of house and double window and French doors to terrace

Living/Dining Area - 11.4 x 8.9m with suspended circular wood burning fire, gable end window, 4 panel French doors and 2 double French doors to terrace.

Office - 3.6 x 2.4m with window to lane

Utility Room - 3.6 x 2.4m with plumbing for appliances and window to lane

Shower/Wet Room - 2.3 x 1m with W.C.

First Floor- Tiled Throughout

Mezzanine/Landings - 1.3 x 13m and 2.8 x 4.4m

Bedroom 1 - 7.4 x 3.5m with fitted wardrobes, double window and French doors overlooking garden

Bedroom 1 En-Suite - 4 x 1.8m with walk in shower, hand basin and W.C.

Bathroom - 4.5 x 2.5m with bath, walk in shower, hand basin, W.C. and low level window

Bedroom 2 - 4 x 3.5m with fitted wardrobes and double window to side of house

Second Lounge - 4.3 x 3.6m with 4 panel French doors overlooking gardens and amazing countryside views (you could add a first floor veranda/balcony to this area, it would look stunning!)

Bedroom 3 - 4.1 x 3.5m with fitted wardrobes and French doors overlooking garden

Bedroom 4 - 3.9 x 3.5m with fitted wardrobes and French doors overlooking garden


Gated Entrances - to both sides of house.

Double Garage/Workshop


Garden Shed


Petanque Court

Ovoid In-Ground Swimming Pool - 10 x 5m with sliding cover.

Garden - with formal terraced and gravelled areas for eating and relaxing.

Fruit Trees - Apple (4 - 1 being a Bramley) Pear (2), Plum, Cherry

Walnut Tree

Blackberry, Blueberry, Strawberry, Raspberry Bushes and Rhubarb Plants

Pasture Land - with Oak tree borders.
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