House in CLAIRAC, Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine

€267,500 €199,950 (FAI) £172,503**
Ref: 20660HA47
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Reduction from €267,500 to €199,950 Great opportunity to buy at a super price!
Spacious home, ideal for BB in the midst of gardens and orchards with a studio to rent and pool

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Price €199 950 (FAI)**
Reduction from €267,500 to €199,950 Great opportunity to buy at a super price!
Ref 20660HA47
Town CLAIRAC Dept Lot et Garonne
Surface 160 M2* Plot Size8000 M2
Bathroom 3 Bedrooms 6
Location
  • Hamlet property
  • Close to golf course
  • 50km or less to airport
  • 0-2KM to amenities
Type
  • House
  • Maison de Maitre
  • Land without CU
  • Holiday Home
  • Gite
  • Family Home
Features
  • Woodburner(s)
  • Well
  • Water on site
  • Swimming Pool
  • Private parking
  • Hobby vineyard
  • High speed internet
  • Guest house / gite
  • Garage
  • Electricity on site
  • Double glazing
  • Detached
  • Character property
  • Business potential
  • Barns / outbuildings
Condition
  • Excellent condition
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Lovely house ideally situated near Clairac on the river Lot where the Benedictine monks first planted the plum trees which produced the prunes for which the region is so famous! Also it is on the old pilgrim route St James took to Compostellar in Spain, so it has always been a hospitable watering hole for travellers.This picturesque part of the Lot et Garonne also produces strawberries all year round. Bergerac,Bordeaux and Toulouse airports are only 1hr away and the famous bastide villages, with colourful markets and festivals are all around.


This lovely old house has the interesting name of DAR NAAMA and is situated in the heart of the fruit growing hillsides that surround Clairac.The house is surrounded by garden and has its own orchard growing every type of fruit! To the front there is a shady terrace with open views over the countryside, and entrance hall with square farmhouse kitchen to one side, long through lounge to the other side with a feature fireplace with insert log burner as focal point. French doors lead outside and the L shaped room leads through to the open dining area. There is a large luminous bedroom on the ground floor and a newly fitted shower room.
Upstairs there are a further 4 large square bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, new bathroom and toilet and access to under eaves storage area and a bureau which could make a further bedroom.
There are 2 garages and a workshop area and outside large above ground swimming pool and new decking for sunbathing.
At the rear of the property with its own entrance there is a studio comprising of a lounge with bedroom alcove, equipped kitchenette, dressing room/study and shower room, for rental or as a granny flat
The house with all its space would make an ideal BB and being so convenient for the busy tourist town of Clairac, its sure to be a winner!
Would also make a great 'camping a la ferme' as there is a separate entrance for camping cars and ideal camping in the fruit orchard.
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Location in France

The Lot-et-Garonne is often referred to as the ‘Tuscany’ of France due to its similarities; soft rolling fields of sunflowers, neatly kept vineyards and artistic lines of tall cypress trees.

In the southwest corner of France, midway between Toulouse and Bordeaux, is situated the Lot-et-Garonne department. Ideally placed just 2 hours from the Atlantic coast, 2 hours from the Pyrenees and a mere 3 hours down to the Mediterranean. This enchanting department within the region of Aquitaine is a perfect location when you’re considering a new home in France – easily accessible and perfect as a base for exploring other areas of France throughout the year.

The department is extremely well served with transport links: the International airports of Brive, Bergerac and Bordeaux offer regular flights operated by several of the low-cost airlines to the UK, as well as other flights to numerous European destinations. Excellent motorways network across the country and the TGV and LGV high-speed trains deliver you to destinations such as Bordeaux, Paris and onwards to London St Pancras in very little time nowadays.

The Canal Latéral de la Garonne (part of the Canal du Midi) is a major feature in the region, along which the remaining few working barges still sail. You could never get tired of the local views; expansive and timeless, they sweep across the wooded hillsides and down through the valleys of well-maintained agricultural land. The Lot-et-Garonne is well known too for the quality of its produce; prunes from Agen, tomatoes and strawberries from Marmande, Armagnac brandy, apples, pears, kiwis and cherries … This also, is a prolific wine growing area, with Duras and Buzet being amongst the most well known. Duck too, in its many forms, is highly celebrated here: foie gras, magret, confit and gésiers are all to be found in restaurants and shops across the department and beyond.

All year round there are busy food markets in many towns and villages and they’re the perfect place to meet up with friends for a coffee or maybe something a little stronger! A chance too, to sample the many local cheeses, preserved meats, paté, breads and so forth - the way of life here has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. During the summer months, towns come to life in celebration of the long, balmy days - the château at Duras, for example, plays host to an opera, classical concerts and even the occasional rock concert. There are farmer's markets, wine fairs, antique fairs, village fêtes and the ever popular "vide greniers" (flea markets) with no end of country treasures to be discovered!

Explore the historic Chateaux of Biron, Lauzun, Lamothe, Scandaillac and Nerac, also the medieval towns such as Castillones, Monflanquin and Villereal are atmospheric and a real joy to stroll around too. If you enjoy walking, this is definitely the area for you, with numerous tracks marked out.

Amidst the un-spoilt countryside and the fortified Bastide villages, Leggett has a large number of fabulous properties for sale; from cottages and barns of every shape and size through to numerous château homes set amongst picturesque country estates.

However, when the early morning rays of sunshine give way to autumn mist across the hillside, the trees start turning their glorious gold brown and the sound in the sky of the cranes migrating south - the Lot-et-Garonne turns its attention to preparing for the winter months ahead: bottling produce from the garden and gathering grapes off the vines in readiness for enjoying long peaceful evenings in front of a roaring oak fire, with all that you could wish for in life to hand.

Call today and speak with one of our highly experienced Leggett Sales Agents, who are waiting to help and assist you in finding your dream home, here in the Lot-et-Garonne.