This is a very nicely renovated rural house with a 2 bedroom attached, set in a small hamlet only 12 minutes from Le Dorat in the Haute Vienne, Nouvelle Aquitaine.

The hamlet is quiet and is 2km outside the village of Azat Le Ris; which has a bar and regular bread and general grocery delivery vans.

The gite and house share an upstairs internal door, so this could be used as a 4-bedroom family home or even a granny annexe or guest accommodation; but the current owners have been successfully using it has a 2 bedroom gite. They will continue to do so until the property is sold.

Le Dorat which is only 12 minutes’ drive from the house 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.

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 house has Broadband, Mains Water, Electricity and drainage is to a septic tank which conformed when last inspected. Gas (Bottled), Heating is two wood burning fires; it is Double Glazed.

The average broadband speed in this area is 8-13Mbps.

Main House – Ground Floor

Entrance Hall – with door into:..

Dining Room – 5.5 x 5.2m with tiled floor, exposed beams, original stone fireplace with wood burning fire and double window to front of property.

Kitchen – 4.5 x 3m with tiled floor, fitted units, feature bread oven and double window overlooking back garden.

Utility Room – 3 x 2.1m with tiled floor and door into back garden

WC – 1 x 1m

Lounge – 5.6 x 4.2m with wood floor, exposed beams, original stone fireplace with wood burning fire, dual aspect windows and stairs to first floor.

First Floor

Landing – 2.7 x 3.7m with wood floor, exposed beams and doors to all rooms.

Bathroom – 2.8 x 3.7mwith exposed beams, bath, walk in shower, vanity unit with hand basin, WC and Velux window

Bedroom 1 – 6 x 4m with wood floor, exposed beams and window overlooking back gardens.

Bedroom 2 – 6 x 4m with wood floor, exposed beams, feature stone chimney breast and window overlooking back gardens and connecting door leading to gite bedroom 2

Gite – Ground Floor

Kitchen/Dining/Living Room – 6 x 3.7m with tiled floor, fireplace with wood burning fire, fitted kitchen area with sink, double window to gite garden, door to front of gite and stairs to 1st floor.

Gite First Floor

Landing – 2 x 1.8m

Bedroom 1 – 6 x 3.2m with wood floor, exposed beams, feature stone walls and window to gable end of house

Shower Room – 2.8 x 1.9m with Velux window shower cubicle, hand basin and WC

Bedroom 2 – 6 x 3m (at widest narrows to 2m) with Velux window and door to bedroom 2 of main house.


Parking space – For gite

Car Port – For main house

Gated Gardens with driveway to the front mainly laid to lawn

Gite Garden – Private with gated access and above ground swimming pool, BBQ area and covered area.

House Garden – Again private and mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees.

Barn/Workshop – 6 x 4.6m, this is nicely tucked between the house and gite giving privacy to both houses and currently used as a workshop.

Property Features

  • Dining Room
  • Double glazed
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Taxe Foncière: €425 / £369 (Per Year)