Dordogne – Beautiful Property, Converted to Make 2 Charming Town Houses


Dordogne – Beautiful Property, Converted to Make 2 Charming Town Houses


Property Features

  • 2 Houses for the price of one!
  • Centre of Historic Riberac
  • Packed with Charm & Character
  • Live / Earn Opportunity

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Tel: +44 (0)1803 469 367
  • Ref: ARB500674
  • Type: Town House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Parking: Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • ARB Ref: ARB500674
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Property Summary

A rare find and chance to purchase one of the oldest homes in beautiful Riberac. Set in the heart of the town near the church, just a few steps from the shops, restaurants, bakers, bars and plenty more that vibrant Riberac offers. Dating from the 15th Century, this historic building was once the home of the famous French poet & writer Antony Puyrenier. Formerly one large house, the property has undergone extensive renovation and converted to make 2 spacious high quality town houses, but with the flexibility, if desired, to be turned back to a single residence. As two, the property is perfect for those seeking a live earn opportunity with income from holiday lets, rental or Air B&B. Equally, it will suit 2 families or extended family living. Packed with charm and plenty of original period features, including exposed beams, columbage timbers, revealed stone walls, wooden flooring, beautiful fireplaces, a hidden well and exquisite Perigordian roof.

The first house comprises of kitchen/diner, 3 reception rooms, including a magnificent 1st floor living room with 2 double bedrooms on the 2nd floor. The second home, requiring some minor finishing works, offers similar with kitchen/diner and reception room on the ground floor, superb 1st floor living room (Work to replace the flooring with Chestnut parquet is underway and close to being complete) with corner Juliette balcony and views of the church, plus 2 double bedrooms on the 2nd floor.

There is a good sized garden to the front, along with parking for 2 cars.

The first house is already connected to the mains drainage service, with connection for the second readily available.

An early viewing is recommended

House 1:

Entrance Hall: With tile flooring, WC off, under stairs cupboard giving access to a unique period feature - the original and hidden well that remains usable, oak stairs to the first floor, doors to kitchen/diner and family room/study.

Kitchen / Diner: Large kitchen / diner with extra space for a breakfast table. Door to the front.  Measures approx. 24m2 in all.

Family Room / Study: Approx. 14m2 with front aspect. Door through to large walk-in cupboard/store of approx. 6m2

WC – Set off the entrance hall

1st Floor – Landing area with WC off.

Lounge – A magnificent spacious room with front aspect and views toward the church and square seen through huge windows. High ceiling. Corner stone sink. Approx. 32m2

Shower Room: With corner shower cubicle and wash hand basin.

Inner hall area with original wooden stairs to 2nd floor.

2nd floor – Landing with columbage timbers, wood floor, exposed beamed ceiling and revealed stone in part.

Family Bathroom – With bath, basin & WC.

Master Bedroom – Spacious master bedroom with exposed beams. Measures approx. 18m2 into eaves.

Double Bedroom 2: Approx. 18m2 into eaves. With exposed beamed ceiling and wood flooring.

This house is connected to town gas and comes with gas fired central heating. The home is also connected to mains drainage.

Parking - 1 parking space to the front.

House 2:  

Kitchen / Diner: Door from the front opens onto this spacious kitchen/diner (currently housing furniture from the first floor living room) Good sized kitchen with plenty of space for dining table and chairs. Measures approx. 7m X4.2m. Stairs to first floor and door through to:

Family Room / Study: Approx. 7m x 4m large room with door to the front. Ideal for dining room, study or family room.

1st Floor – Stairs open onto:

Living Room – A very impressive room with exposed stone, fireplace and door leading out to a Juliette balcony with views through over-sized windows over the gardens and across to the church. Revealed stone walls, new wooden flooring (being laid with Chestnut parquet and nearing finish) Front aspect. Door through to:

Inner Hall with newly installed staircase to first floor, wood flooring.

Bathroom / Shower Room – with plumbing in place – and waiting to be finished.

Utility/ WC – Set off the hall with corner WC and basin with storage under. Plumbing and space for washing machine and separate tumble dryer.

2nd Floor – Landing with exposed beams.

Double Bedroom 1: Spacious double bedroom with some impressive exposed beam work and wood flooring. Measures approx. 26m2 into eaves.

Double Bedroom 2: Further spacious double with some built-in shelving, exposed beams, wood flooring. Approx. 18m2 in total.

Gardens / Outside: To the front of the property are the gardens. A good size and measuring approx. 200m2. Ideal for relaxing on a lazy summer’s day with a cool glass of wine while you take in and enjoy your new surrounds.

Parking – 1 parking space to the front.

As part of the extensive renovations under taken by the current owners, this property benefits from all new electrics. A town gas connection and mains drainage connection are readily available to the front.

Additional unrestricted street parking is available nearby.

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