- Beautiful 4-bed stone & wood built home
- Over 2 acres garden and meadow land
- Single-story house
- Stunning views
- Ready for immediate occupation
- Wood-burning stoves
- Oak & stone flooring
- Excellent walking country
- Woodland, rivers & lakes nearby
- A selection of lovely market towns to explore
Surrounded by woodland, rivers and lakes, this single-storey stone & wood built home in in immaculate condition and was created by an artisan builder with a passion for natural products and sustainability. The house is built on the hill, the views of the valley below are stunning. The towns of Marcillac-la-Croisille and Argentat -sur-Dordogne are nearby. This is an area that really has a lot to offer for those keen to explore!
Then house was built using locally sourced Douglas fir and has rock wool insulation The windows are double-glazed with wooden frames. The floors are made from oak or stone tiles. With 185m2 habitable space, all the accommodation is arranged across a single storey. So, if you’re looking for ground floor bedrooms and ground floor bathrooms with walk-in showers, this property would be a good contender.
The layout contains:
Sitting room with Jotul wood-burning stove
dining room with Jotul wood-burning stove
There is also an attic space area of 72m2 that is accessible from the outside of the property, and an internal staircase could be created that would then open up conversion possibilities (subject to planning consent). Outside, there is an undercover parking area, woodstore shelter, garden and meadow surrounding the house.
The house is situated in the little hilltop hamlet of Gros-Chastang. The Dordogne river flows by down in the valley to one side, and there are smaller rivers, lakes and forests to explore in the other. This is actually one of the best places in France to spot a wild boar! The small town of La Roche Canillac is 6km away, and that’s where you’d find a small range of supplies such as a brasserie, pharmacy.
For a more serious supply run, there are some lovely towns in the area that host the essential weekly farmers markets. Marcillac-la-Croisille and Argentat-sur-Dordogne are two that are definitely worth a visit. Argentat is considered to be one of France’s best kept secrets. The town is very pretty with clean white-washed houses sit along the banks of the Dordogne river. There are plenty of picturesque restaurants to try on the quayside and the weekly market is in town every first and third Thursday of the month. Even on non-market days, there are a good number of shops and amenities to find.
At a glance:
Habitable space: 185m2
Plot size: 8606m2
Heating: Wood burning stoves
Drainage: Septic tank
Distance to shops: 6km in La Roche Canillac
Please note: All locations and sizes are approximate. La Résidence has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However, this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are either given or implied.