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Friday 01 May 2009

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< €100,000



A real bargain in the heart of Charente.Attractive Charentaise property at a great price.

These stone buidings are located in a tranquil and charming setting close to Angoulême. They have a great potential. The airport is nearby. The walls are sound but the inside of the house needs a total renovation. Price reduced to sell!

Located in a village, this south-facing property needs some improvement to fully enjoy its 106m2 of habitable space. The attic can be converted to gain an extra 94m2 of space. The property is traditional, with authentic Charente-style fireplaces in each room as well as other features.

12km from Angouleme. 46km from Cognac. 1h40 to the Atlantic.

Rochefort, Saintes and St. Jean d’Angely 20 minutes drive. La Rochelle airport 25 mins away, Bordeaux airport 1h30 away. TGV train to Paris from neighbouring Surgeres.

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€100,000 >> €200,000



Great detached house in rural Brittany.Large detached house in the middle of Limousin woods.

Located in a hamlet, the property is surrounded by woodland, and offers calm and peace, but just a stone’s throw from amenities. Transport links are excellent. There is 3275m2 of land, and the house offers breathtaking views. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, new fitted kitchen. Property can be rented for 6 months if you wish to give it a try.

On 2000m2 land, the house is arranged on 4 floors and offers 100m2 of habitable space. Fully fitted open plan kitchen with bar, cellars. Large garden with a stream running through. Lake nearby and skiing 45 minutes away. Very pleasant interiors with exposed wood beams and refined fireplaces.

1hr from Quimper and Lorient. 40 minutes from Guingamp. 1h10 to Brest airport, 1h30 to St Malo airport.

1h30 from Limoges airport. 20 minutes from Aubusson. 30 minutes from Guéret.

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€200,000 >> €300,000



In the middle of Bergerac’s vineyards.

Gorgeous stone farmhouse + gite – Brittany.

This recently refurbished 5-bedroom property is only 15 minutes from Bergerac. 2 minutes to the most daily amenities. The house is double-glazed and offers 3 double bedrooms along with a view over the vineyards. Large veranda and nice swimming pool. Garage. Fenced garden over 2500m2 of land.

A high quality 6-bedroom property + separate 3 bed gite. Price has recently been reduced. Located 10 minutes from Loudéac, a town with all amenities, it is an ideal family property with potential for business income. Land area of 4,200 m2. Fully renovated, stone fireplace, superb heated pool, beautiful garden, exposed stones on the front and wood beams in the rooms. A lot of style and space at an affordable price.

60km from Bordeaux, 15min from Bergerac (+airport), 10min from Perigueux.

45min from Saint-Brieuc. 1hr from Lorient, Vannes and Rennes (+airport with many UK destinations)

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Great Gascon house next to a Bastide village – Aquitaine.

Manoir + gite – Ardèche, Rhone Alps

Located between Bordeaux and Toulouse, a charming Gascon Manoir. 7 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms. Pigeonnier attached to the house and outbuildings. Spectacular swimming pool with view over the dovecote. Large fitted kitchen, fireplace, 1.67 acres of land, garage, access to river Baïse from the property. Located in private setting near to a 13th century walled village. All amenities nearby.

Fully restored property of 240m2 plus separate apartment, set in breathtaking scenery. Located 5 minutes from a village offering all amenities and 25 minutes from major stores. The property comprises the main 4 bedroomed house and a barn converted to a modern apartment. All in 2 acres of land. Apartment comprises with kitchen, bathroom, living room, 2 bedrooms.

9km to motorway. 1h30 to Bordeaux (+airport). 20min from Condom, 30min from Agen.

1h40hrs from Lyon (+airport), 2hrs from Grenoble (+airport), 1hr from St Etienne, 2hrs from the Alps.

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