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Longere ideal for conversion for sale

Private Property Sellers Ltd are offering a classic Longère and additional buildings ideal for conversion for sale.


This characterful property is a classic ‘longère’ style home, that is immediately habitable and enjoyable in it’s current form or has the potential to provide additional accommodation and/or rental opportunities.

Accessed via a private land with no neighbours, yet close to village shops at 5kms and only 25kms from large town of Gueret and also the historical market towns of La Chatre and Boussac with lots of shops, bars, restaurants, cinemas etc..



The main house has been converted from two smaller houses.  On the ground floor, there is an open plan fitted kitchen and a family sized dining area with wood burner, original chimney and fireplace and exposed beams.  There is also sizeable lounge, with exposed beams and stonework, a large working fireplace, with bread oven feature, a wood burner included and with views over the gardens.


On the first floor, a staircase leads to a good-sized double bedroom and spacious en-suite bathroom.  A second staircase leads to another double bedroom with built in storage and spacious en-suite bathroom.  Both bedrooms have the original exposed beams and wooden floors.

To one side of the main house is a small stone outbuilding and cave and to the other side is a beautiful stone barn, which, with the correct permission, is ripe for conversion or extending the existing property.

Attached to the barn, is a second small house that has the planning permission in place, to convert to a small dwelling and could provide guest area or rental income.  The staircase and velux are already in place and the windows and door are available and ready to be installed.

At the end of the property is a hanger (open fronted barn) that provides lots of room for parking and storage.

Outside, to the front of the property, there is a large, enclosed, courtyard style terrace surrounded by mature shrubs and a working well.  To the rear of the house is a second terraced area, gravelled seating area, small fish pond and a large, enclosed, vegetable plot.  Wrapping around the back and side of the house are the large and beautiful enclosed gardens, planted with fruit trees, specimen trees, mature shrubs and lots or room for a private swimming pool if desired.  The buildings are gardens sit on a level plot of just over an acre.

The fosse is to current standards


Ride on mower

White goods

Cement mixer

Sky dish, Satellite broadband cabling

Beams, firewood, tools etc.

Price - 115,000 €

Property Link - http://www.privatepropertysellers.com/properties/classic-longere-and-additional-buildings-ideal-for-conversion/

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