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Sweet Garden Cottage between St Benoit du Sault and Argenton Sur Creuse

2 Beds
1 Bath
Habitable Size: 48 m²
Land Size: 1,486 m²

Bijoux Cottage

Semi detached cottage with wraparound garden

Living room

New kitchen, fully fitted.

Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Dining area in the kitchen.

Second bedroom overlooking the garden.

Mezzanine floor, second bedroom.

New shower and heated towel rail.

New bath and sink.

New stone build garden shed.

Stone built shed in the garden.

Quaint garden well.

Lovely level garden.

Water park, Lake Chambon at Eguzon

Beaches and water sport at Eguzon

Gargilesse

Gargilesse

Chateaux at Gargilesse.

Gargilesse

Location central France dept 36

Near Limoge airport

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€74,000

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Region: Centre-Val de Loire Department: Indre (36) Commune: Saint-Gilles (36170)

For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

For Sale Privately Private Owner
Currency Conversion provided by French Property Currency powered by A Place in the Sun Currency, regulated in the UK (FCA firm reference 504353)
€74,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £62,900
US Dollars: $79,180
Canadian Dollars: C$108,780
Australian Dollars: A$122,100
Please note that these conversions are approximate and for guidance only and do not constitute sale prices. To find out more about currency exchange, please visit our Currency Exchange Guide.
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Key Info

  • Type: Residential (Chalet, Cottage, Farmhouse / Fermette, Bungalow, House), Business (Gîte), Investment Property, Maison Ancienne, Semi-detached
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bath/ Shower Rooms: 1
  • Habitable Size: 48 m²
  • Land Size: 1,486 m²

Highlights

  • Two bedroom south facing garden cottage fully converted, new kitchen and bathroom/ shower room.
  • Lovely level site with wrap around garden. Perfect for relaxing in suits pets, the elderly and children.
  • Storage shed for bikes, lawnmower, garden furniture, toys etc
  • Brand new roof and ready for an easy conversion giving extra space in the loft.

Features

  • Attic(s) / Loft(s)
  • Bed & Breakfast Potential
  • Broadband Internet
  • Electric Heating
  • Furnished / Part Furnished
  • Garden(s)
  • Mains Electricity
  • Mains Water
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Renovated / Restored
  • Renovation / Development Potential
  • Rental / Gîte Potential
  • Septic Tank / Microstation
  • Shed(s)
  • Terrace(s) / Patio(s)
  • Well

Property Description

Summary
Sick of ploughing through websites of run down French properties needing full renovations and major make overs? I was too, well, look no further. Buying Bijoux is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a turn key, south facing, garden cottage in central France. It has a new roof, new kitchen and new bathroom. Yes it is fully converted. Located in the beautiful French Lake District known as ‘Hidden France’ the region enjoys a moderate micro climate and whilst summers are balmy, winters are dry and crisp. This two bed cottage near La Brenne, a National park in Dept. 36, offers unspoiled countryside and a ‘slice’ of real France at an affordable price. If you want rental potential, or a perfect holiday cottage in rural France look no further.

Location
Many of the lakes offer water sports at Lake Eguzon, man made beaches on the Creuse river provide safe bathing with water slides and waterside recreation centres. There is cycling, bird watching, fishing, guided walks, farmers’ markets, woodland trails and historical sites all nearby. Wildlife is abundant in the area, wild boar, red squirrels, birds of prey all visit this undiscovered region of ‘Hidden France’. Gargilesse is 15 minutes away, famed for its winding route de George Sands which follows the meandering river Creuse from Argenton. It is an artisan village bursting with character and boasts a chateaux, two good hotels, and various shops restaurants. It is a Netflix location and listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages.

Access
Bijoux is located between St Benoit du Sault and Argenton sur Creuse (13 km between each town) Argenton is the nearest major town with a supermarket and a direct rail link to Paris three times a day and St. Benoit du Sault is a famed Medieval town. The TGV high speed train is 45 km away. The nearest airport of Limoge is 50 km away. Fly Ryanair from Manchester, Bristol, Stansted, Leeds, East Midlands or Easyjet from Gatwick. Poitier and Tours airports also cover the area flying with Ryanair.Bijoux is an easy drive from the coast accessible off the A20 motorway, a major central road link through France.

Interior
Bijoux is a south facing, two bed semi detached cottage, it boasts a new roof, kitchen and bathroom with a lovely level garden and storage shed. The new bathroom has a shower cubicle and a new bath with a separate WC. It is plumbed for a washing machine. The loft is fully insulated. Ready for converting for extra space. The new kitchen is fully fitted and open plan. The master bedroom is off the living room and the second bedroom has a mezzanine floor of 5 m2 which can provide sleeping space and use as a study in the room below. There are various configurations of the living space. The loft has good head height for living room space if further conversion is an option. The roof is NEW. Builders on hand.

Exterior
Brand new roof just fitted May 2024. The garden has a stone built storage shed which can house gardening tools, patio furniture, bikes, lawnmower etc. The garden of 1486 m2 is serviced by a quaint water well providing free water for a veg patch/ potage. Bijoux is perfect for a holiday home, letting out or full time living. The choice is yours.

Additional Details
Master bedroom 10 m2,
study 8 m2,
mezzanine 5 m2,
dining kitchen 20 m2,
bathroom 5 m2.
Land 1486m2.

There is an optional barn for sale at the end of the lane.

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€74,000

Excluding Notaire’s Fees
Currency Conversion provided by French Property Currency powered by A Place in the Sun Currency, regulated in the UK (FCA firm reference 504353)
€74,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £62,900
US Dollars: $79,180
Canadian Dollars: C$108,780
Australian Dollars: A$122,100
Please note that these conversions are approximate and for guidance only and do not constitute sale prices. To find out more about currency exchange, please visit our Currency Exchange Guide.

Location Information

Indre (36), Centre-Val de Loire
Region: Centre-Val de Loire Department: Indre (36) Commune: Saint-Gilles (36170) View Large Map

For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

For Sale Privately Private Owner

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