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Lovely Stone Farm House with Gite Business

Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department: Lot-et-Garonne
Dept No: 47
Location: 1 km from St Sernin de Duras
Situation: Hamlet
Property Type: Farmhouse (225 m²)
Ref. No: 1708
Rent per month: £850 pm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: Available year round for long lets
Min. rental period: 1 year
Bedrooms: 5 Double bedrooms. 1 Triple bedroom. (Triple in gite, double in studio)
Sleeps: 4 to 12  (Main house: 2-6 Gite: 2-6)

Front entrance

Front entrance

Main room

Main room

Description of Property:      NB. This property is unfurnished.
Main House:
Partially furnished. Large farmhouse kitchen-dining and sitting room. The kitchen is a contemporary style with Oak cabinets, Oak and granite worktops. Large master bedroom, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, cast iron bath, 2 basins in a vanity unit, back-to-wall wc; underfloor heating. Second bedroom with door leading out to a private loggia. Third bedroom is currently used as an office. Utility room with washing machine, linen cupboard and second fridge/freezer, doors leading out to the terrace and gardens. Second bathroom with shower, basin and back-to-wall wc; underfloor heating. The farmhouse kitchen-living room and the two double bedrooms have wood burning stoves, and there are efficient and new electric heaters in all rooms. Passageway/art gallery with a wall of built-in cupboards; loft ladder providing access to a very large/high loft over the entire building, which can be used as an artist's studio or a general storage area with north-facing Velux roof lights. Double glazed timber windows and wooden shutters to all rooms. Insulated roof.
Partially furnished: a French antique oak sideboard, an antique oak dining table and a brocante 1950's painted dresser will remain in the kitchen-dining room. An antique French armoire will remain in the master bedroom.
Rainwater collection from all gutters to an underground storage tank supplying water for the garden and grey water recycling to washing machine and showers.
Please note that the photographs do not necessarily represent current contents.

Fully furnished. The gite is entered from a private courtyard into generous sized modern kitchen, leading to a large open-plan living-dining room with a feature wood-burning stove. Bathroom with shower, basin and wc. One double and one triple bedroom on the first floor. Double glazed timber windows and doors and wooden shutters throughout. Insulated roof. Fully furnished, including a sofa bed in the living room, TV, wi-fi and fully equipped, ready for renting. The Gite is situated about 20 metres from the main house and provides good privacy for all concerned with it's own courtyard and lawn/shrubbery.

Studio Apartment:
In the rear of the barn adjoining the gite. Fully furnished. Studio Apartment with kitchenette, shower room and large bed-sitting room with double sofa bed. Underfloor heating throughout. Double glazed timber windows and wooden shutters.

Main room

Main room



Outside Amenities:  Several small partially enclosed courtyard/garden spaces with mature trees, shrubs and flowers plantings. Large travertine patio, with covered outdoor kitchen - "cuisine d'ete" - fitted with worktop, gas hob, fridge, hot and cold water, drainage and storage shelves.
At the rear of the house there is a small orchard with various fruit trees, including a large Cherry tree and a Bramley apple; also a bed of raspberry canes and red/blackcurrant bushes. Another courtyard has a ping-pong table.

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1

Outdoor kitchen

Outdoor kitchen

Surrounding Area:  This property is in the tiny hamlet of Castelgaillard on a ridge overlooking the lake. Very secluded with virtually no traffic. The surrounding countryside is planted with vineyards, prune orchards, maize and sunflowers.
It is a ten minute walk through the vineyards to the village of St. Sernin de Duras, a "village fleurie", which has the Mairie, church, primary school, a bar/tabac, epicerie, depot de pain, public tennis courts and Salle des Fêtes.
Castelgaillard is 5 kms from the lovely Bastide town of Duras which also has a chateau.

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Heating system: Farm house: Siemens thermostatically controlled electric radiators plus 3 wood burning stoves. Gite: electric radiators and wood-burning stove. Studio: underfloor heating and electric radiators.
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Satellite TV. Hi-fi.
Septic tanks to main house & gate/studio. There is British TV in the house, the gite and the studio apt.
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Fridge. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine.
The gite has a fully equipped and modern kitchen; the studio has a kitchenette.
Additional Info: Children welcome. No smokers. Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. BBQ.
Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc.
Loft space over the entire farm house; small loft space in the gite; storage space in barn.
Property is suitable for more than one family.
NB. This property is unfurnished. Lockable garage. Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: St. Sernin 1 km, Duras 5 kms
Supermarket: Carrefour Contact, Duras
Shops: Various
Market: Duras: Mondays all year round. Marche Nocturne August
Airport: Bergerac
Train Station: Ste Foy la Grande
Bus Station: N/A
Port: N/A

Pricing Info:  The farm house and the gite comprise an ensemble and the total rent reflects this. It is possible to earn an income in excess of €6,500 with the holiday rental of the gite.

We would much prefer to rent the main house and the gite together. However.....

Option 1) Rent house and gite together, lessee runs gite as small business, typically generating €6500 per annum.
Option 2) Rent the main house only (for separate negotiable amount) and we would run the gite as a holiday let.

The lessee will need to get contents insurance and pay the phone/internet, water and electricity.
Taxe d’Habitation, Taxe Foncieres and building insurance are included in the rental price.

Please contact us for further information.

Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.

The property is available to rent long term from 1st December 2018 (possibly 10 days earlier by arrangement).

My property is NOT available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

Please contact the advertiser to confirm availability.

For further information and to book please contact:
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Name: Carl Silverman
Telephone No 1: +44(0)7970 271 344
Telephone No 2: +44(0)7380 609 909
Website: http://www.cheznous.com/256529/mas-lacquet-lot-et-garonne.aspx
Languages spoken: English, some French
Time to contact: 9am to 6pm
Time to contact: 10am to 4pm

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