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Superb historical 12th-13th century 4 bed house with private garden and gite.

  • Amazing house full of History from Knights Templar age with a gite!
  • Full of beautiful original features - a tower to develop
  • Fascinating history, - an original Knights Templar House
  • Formally owned by many aristocrats.
  • Potential to expand its habitable space
  • Near to the river and nice nature walks.
#A rare property to come onto the market. This is a very special stone house dating from the 13-14th century. Built by the knights Templars, it's known in the village as the 'old castle'. With a track-able wealth of history since the 16th century telling of all the former noble owners, it makes altogether fascinating reading for history lovers, and those seeking a special and original place to live. There is still a huge potential for more accommodation from space that is as yet a -developed. Most rooms are size-able, with numerous original features such as high ceilings, beautiful stone fireplaces and pale stone walls all of which are still superbly well preserved throughout. There is beautiful light, especially in some of the larger rooms The kitchen is full of character with large sliding doors leading into a shaded terrace area, and then a really pretty south facing mature garden. The garden is enclosed by gates, so very private, and has access to the lane behind. At present, the main house has a huge master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and one additional bedroom. The house is mostly double glazed and has oil central heating. There is also an independent 2 bedroom gite, with its own external entrance and also an internal entrance from the house, so it could be easily integrated into the main house. Alternatively it can be rented as guest accommodation for an income in the summer season. The gite also has a sun terrace at its entrance, overlooking the garden. A huge workroom below the gite can be used for utilities or as a workshop and it too leads out to the garden. There is a river nearby with nice walks beyond into the countryside. It's located in a quiet small village with access to the old market town of Excideuil only 3km away. This is a vibrant , popular town with numerous facilities like individual shops, cafes, restaurants, supermarkets all of which are open all year long, not just for tourist activity in the summer. Perigueux, which is Dordogne's beautiful old capitol city is less than 30 minutes away, with some great great shopping, eating and touristic sites.This property is so unique .. a real find. Nicely located .. and a fascinating house full of character.
€328,600 // £ 291,364
BVI28657 // 3747610
638 m2
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Habitable Area
219 m2
Land Size
638 m2
Total N° Rooms
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