A delightful detached home offering flexible accommodation and offered by the current vendors to a high standard throughout. Benefitting from 2 reception rooms, modern kitchen and 3 bedrooms including a guest suite. There is scope to create a self-contained annex or holiday cottage. Superb gardens around the house including a covered BBQ terrace, and wooden garden chalet (former drying barn) that is used for storage but comes with a mezzanine floor and may suit conversion. Beyond the gardens are extensive paddocks and fields ideal for horses or livestock. In all the home comes with more than 11 acres which is currently just cut for hay.
The home is set on the outskirts of Bazas a famous Gironde market town with all facilities, including supermarkets, several restaurants, bakers, butcher, banks, Doctor and much more. Within a couple of minutes’ drive is a large lake with walks picnic spots and fishing. The home is ideally placed for golfers with 3 high quality courses all within a 15 min drive. Bordeaux is just 45 mins drive, the wine region with as many tasting houses as you can handle are within 30 mins while the beaches and the famous resort of Arcachon are around an hour.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK, the home is perfectly placed with year-round low-cost flights to Bordeaux (45 mins) and Bergerac just over the hour, with year round flights from Southampton. The closest ferry ports St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg and Roscoff are all easily driveable in the day, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.
Entrance Hall: With double doors opening onto the hall with stairs to the first floor. Coat hanging. Doors through to utility and glazed panel doors through to the sitting room one side and guest suite the other. The hall measures approx. 3m X 5m
WC – with WC and basin
Sitting Room: Delightful room with double doors off the entrance hall. Measures approx. 7m X 4.5m with stone fireplace for cosy winter evenings, exposed beams and revealed stone work. Tile flooring. Ample power points and TV point. Door to the gardens. Views down to the paddocks
Dining Room: Dual aspect with a large stone fireplace, lovely original tile flooring. French doors to the gardens. Space for a large family dining table and chairs. Room measures approx. 5m X 3.3m
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: A door from the sitting room leads to the kitchen, that comes fitted and equipped including a SMEG 5 ring hob, Bosch oven, microwave and Robin extractor with down lighting. Good selection of eye and base level storage units with tiled work surface over and part tiled walls. Ample space for a breakfast table. Door through to the utility room.
Double Bedroom: Approx. 5m X 5m with garden aspect. Wood flooring and beamed ceiling.
Bathroom: Approx. 3m X 2m with bath, plus dual basins set in a unit with storage. Tile flooring. Towel rail.
Hall – with wash hand basin
Guest Suite / Annex Lounge: Approx. 5.3m X 3.9m with light dual aspect and French patio doors opening onto the gardens, with views down to the paddocks. Tile flooring, exposed beams and revealed stone walls. Door through to.
Guest Suite Double Bedroom & En-suite: Bedroom of Approx. 4m X 3.3m with tile floor opening onto en-suite measuring approx. 2m X 4m with WC, wash hand basin and shower.
Mezzanine Bedroom – A versatile room that could serve as a third bedroom or office area. Measures approx. 7m X 3.2m A door leads through to attics, that will suit conversion to further bedrooms if desired.
Attics – 2 spacious attics that may suit conversion to further bedrooms and bathrooms.
Annex / Gite Possibilities – It would be fairly easy and relatively low cost to create a 2-bedroom annex or holiday cottage using the current guest lounge, bedroom, shower room, entrance hall, WC and 1st floor bedroom.
Gardens / Outside:
The home comes with an impressive 11 acres, some garden with lawn, driveway, flower beds and shrubbery, then mostly fields and paddocks – easy to look after and suitable for horses and livestock. The property comes with 2 gated entrances. The main entrance has a long driveway with parking for several cars, including space to keep a motorhome. Gardens extend all-round the home which is afforded a good degree of privacy.
To the front is a solid built workshop and BBQ terrace that comes with its own bread oven. Ideal for summer dining and entertaining. The whole measures approx. 9m X 4.5m
Barn – Approx. 7m X 5m with mezzanine floor. May suit conversion. Ideal for storage and garden equipment.
Swimming Pool Permissions – the owners have previously and successfully applied for swimming pool permissions.
The property benefits from being part double glazed and has central heating throughout. In addition, there are 2 large stone fireplaces. Mains water plus well water for the garden.
The vendors will consider reasonable offers.