Bergerac - Classical French C18th Chartreuse
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- 10 bedrooms
- 9 bathrooms
Property descriptionClassical French Chartreuse dating from 1790 with caretaker's cottage, pool and gite near Bergerac This wonderful property has 12 hectares of garden, parkland and pasture and is complete with tennis court, swimming pool and 9 hole golf course, This stylish estate is in very good condition offering luxurious and private accommodation and is just a couple of kilometres from all amenities, The principal manor house has a formal entrance hall, leading to 3 reception rooms. The original fireplaces are still in situ, complemented by tiled floors and large windows offering plenty of light. Further to the right, a warm and inviting kitchen leads to a spacious lounge again with original fireplace a cosy spot to spend winter evenings. An underground cellar provides the correct level of temperature and humidity to store wine. An oak staircase leads to 3 large ensuite bright bedrooms, with high ceilings and views over the rear terrace and gardens. A sizeable office offers good working space or could easily be a further bedroom. Gite: The west 'wing' is set over two floors and has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Renovated to a good standard, this private gite offers excellent accommodation for guests or staff or could create a useful hospitality income. Alternatively the gite can be joined to the main Chartruse to provide a extensive family home. Caretaker's cottage: With its own separate entrance and garden, the cottage does not intrude upon the main property's privacy. There are two bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, bathroom and separate WC. The grounds: Covering an area of 12 hectares (nearly 30 acres) the estate includes an attractive pool (12m x 5 m) and a tennis court in excellent condition. A small brook runs to a pond which are filled naturally during the winter and spring. A 9 hole golf course completes the picture for outside entertainment. Around 6 hectares are devoted to pasture and woodland, with an outside shelter for a couple of horses. A Pigeonnier tower is an excellent spot for a potting shed and a large barn is great for a classic car collection or stables. The property is a short cycle ride to the centre of a medieval village with plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. A couple of local bilingual schools are within 30 minutes offering the French curriculum and iGCSEs. Bergerac airport is around 15 minutes' away and Bordeaux airport around 1 hour 30 minutes.
Bergerac - Classical French C18th Chartreuse, Bergerac, Dordogne, France
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