Charming 3BR Riverside Stone House in Dordogne

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Aquitaine, Dordogne, St-Jean-de-Cole, France, Fleurac (France)

3 Bedrooms · 1 Bathrooms · 150Floor area



No parking

3 Bedrooms

1 Bathrooms



No pool

Not furnished


Charming Three-Bedroom Stone House in St-Jean-de-Cole, Dordogne

Discover a unique treasure situated in the heart of Aquitaine's picturesque Dordogne region. This historical three-bedroom, one-bathroom house is located on the river’s edge in the quaint village of St-Jean-de-Cole. Offering an idyllic setting that includes its own island, this once flour mill dating back to 1609, reflects a rich historical past blended with the serene beauty of nature.

The house itself proclaims its heritage with many original features still intact. A robust wood-burning stove and additional underfloor electric heating provide comfort within the main living spaces. The intrigue of the mill's original workings, which still reside on-site, offers a tangible connection to the property’s storied past and potential for restoration.

Spanning 150 square meters, the residence stands atop useful stone storage rooms, all accessible through a scenic full-length balcony that delivers enchanting river and garden views. Potential for expansion exists with a substantial 70m² room located behind the kitchen, featuring multiple windows. This space could be seamlessly integrated into the main house or transformed into a separate dwelling, pending appropriate approvals.

Accompanying the primary structure are three stone outbuildings, further expandable with the proper permissions, enhancing the property's versatility. This home does require some modern updates, which presents an excellent opportunity for the new owner to infuse personal style while increasing property value.

Local Area and Amenities:
- Picturesque village with 'Beaux Villages' status
- Vibrant annual flower show
- Proximity to Thiviers and Brantome, both offering supermarkets, lively markets, numerous shops, and services
- Historical Perigueux, the capital of Dordogne, just a 30-minute drive
- Limoges with its international airport is approximately an hour's drive
- A selection of locals bars and charming restaurants within the village

Property features include:
- Historical stone house built in 1609
- One bathroom, potential for more
- Three spacious bedrooms
- Wood-burning stove and electric underfloor heating
- Full-length balcony with scenic views
- Potential expansion of living space

- Three stone outbuildings
- Multiple stone storage rooms
- Possibility of keeping horses or establishing a camping site, pending approvals
- Proximity to local markets and international transport links

Living in St-Jean-de-Cole:
St-Jean-de-Cole offers a supreme blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a sought-after destination for those appreciating a slower pace of life amidst stunning surroundings. With local traditions and annual events, there is always a sense of community and festivity in the air. Living here means embracing a lifestyle deeply connected to both history and nature.

The Dordogne enjoys a temperate climate, marked by distinct seasons. Summers are generally warm and pleasant, perfect for enjoying the lush, green landscape, while winters remain mild, ideal for cozy evenings by the fire.

While this house stands as a testament to time with a lot of character, it invites some necessary renovations to elevate its comfort and functionality to contemporary standards. For anyone looking to immerse themselves in French country living and put a personal stamp on a historically rich property, this house promises ample opportunity and advantages.

For more inquiries or to arrange a viewing, details can be further discussed. Additional photographs and information are readily available to help visualize your future in this captivating house. Note, the property's proximity to a road means occasional peak-time traffic.

Asking Price: €318,000

This residence presents as a promising investment or a delightful permanent home for anyone looking to enjoy the essence of French rural elegance. Embrace the opportunity to craft your dream home in the beautiful Dordogne department.


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