This renovated chambre d’hotes is in a lovely hamlet in the Haute Vienne, just outside Saint-Leger-Magnazeix and not far from Lake Murat. Although in a completely rural setting you are only 15 minutes away from the A20 and 10 minutes from Magnac Laval which has a supermarket and all other shops needed for everyday living.
The house itself has 3 letting rooms all with en-suites and a double reception room. Attached to the house is a cottage which is partly renovated, you also have a garage which again could be made into further accommodation subject to the necessary permissions.
NB: The owners are selling as a house not a business, but should someone want them to just walk away with personal belongings; leaving all furniture and the business intact they would be open to negotiate that.
Le Dorat is 18 minutes away and is the traditional capital of the Basse Marche. 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.
Getting to the area is easy with flights from many UK airports into Limoges (55 minutes) 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 house has Broadband, Mains Water, Electricity and drainage is to a fosse which conforms. Gas (Bottled), 2 wood burning fires and a wood burning cooker heat the house.
The owners achieved a 9.5 rating in 2018 and have pre bookings for 2019 should you wish to carry on the business they have so successfully started.
The average broadband speed in this area is 3-8Mbps.
Entrance Hall – 9 x 1.9m with feature stone wall.
Kitchen – 7.3 x 2.9m fully fitted with wood burning cooker and traditional ovens and hob
Lounge/Dining Room – 7.8 x 3.5m with dual aspect windows, feature stone fireplace and walls and wood burning fire
Utility Room – 3 x 1.5m with W.C.
Office – 3.4 x 2.6m this used to house the bread oven
Landing – with beautiful wood floor
Bedroom 1 – 4.3 x 4.5m with window overlooking gardens and:
En-suite with shower, hand basin and W.C.
Bedroom 2 – 4.3 x 3m with hand basin, W.C. and window to front of property.
Bedroom 3 – 3.6 x 3.4m with window to front of property and:
Luxury En-suite – 3.6m x 3.2m with wood floor, 2 hand basins, freestanding roll top bath and double walk in shower
A door from the landing leads to stairs to::.
Second Floor Family Room
Bedroom – 7.4 x 6.6m with exposed beams, Velux windows
Shower Room – 4.8 x 2.3m with large shower, hand basin unit and W.C.
Double Gated Access to front of house
Second Double Gated access to the back of the garden.
Attached Cottage – 7.8 x 3.5m on 2 levels with new staircase; the owners have started renovating this as it would be a great gite option or Granny Annexe.
Unattached Barn – 7 x 6.1m currently split and used as a garage and workshop with loft area; this again could be transformed into rentable accommodation.
Covered Patio area.
Garden Shed – 2.4 x 2.3m attached to office
- Dining Room
- Taxe Foncière: €354 / £308 (Per Year)