Maison Neuve De Puycheny, France
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Rarely does a Property of this Detail and Caliber come onto the open Market. The secluded property is located on a small stone track surrounded by mother nature, in a very tranquil setting with views across a valley of Farmland and Broad leaved Forests. Positioned between Nontron and Brantome in the Northern regions of the Perigord-Limousin National park. Originally a working farm of a large Estate belonging to the Near by Chateaux.
The 5 bed property comprises of out Buildings, a separate self contained Gite and Swimming pool. The 19th century Farm House has under gone a vast and meticulous renovation project that has taken more than 10 years to perfect, paying great attention to Visible and the hidden details. The Restoration and Renovations have been sympathetic to the character of the property yet complying with todays requirements. The extensive works commenced with all the Structures being re-roofed. The house was stripped of everything, back to bare stone walls. The Entire ground floor has been removed and replaced with a suspended insulated solid oak floor, with a polished Bee's wax finish. The insulation used is a 10mm thick multi foil/foam ISO membrane equivalent to 200mm of Fibre glass. This type of floor construction has a Huge advantage in retaining heat ,compared with Concrete screed/Tiled floors that are in direct contact with the Ground found in most French properties. The wooden flooring has a cooling effect to the house in the summer Months but more importantly retains Heat in the Winter Months. All the internal stone walls have been re-plastered or re-pointed to enhance the Natural stone. The Main House has been completely Re-wired, incorporating wooden plaque switches/plug sockets/Aerial sockets, Italian wall lighting in most rooms, Random ceiling lamps by Moooi, Concealed 12v spot lighting in the entire ceiling of the first floor. Complete re-plumbing throughout the house- creating three new bathrooms. For sound and vision all pipe work for the Grey and Black water have been concealed within the walls, Fresh Water and central heating pipes are also concealed, either under the flooring in Sweet chestnut boxing or inside the partition walls on the upper floor. New Oil Central heating system (German boiler) running 16 Radiators, 3 Towel Rails all with Thermostatically controlled valves. The radiators have been professionally spray painted and oven baked to Harden the paint.
* The added charm and functionality of 3 very efficient Norwegian wood burning Stoves (Jotul) are located in three rooms on the ground Floor.
* Double Glazed Hard wood framed Windows throughout the House.
* All Internal doors are a ledge and brace construction using Solid Oak, the door frames/linings again in solid oak.
* Window cills through out the house are are made of Sweet Chestnut, Elm or oak boards with varying thickness of 25mm to 85mm.
* Moulded Oak Architrave is fitted to all Door ways, Moulded Oak skirting board is fitted in every room.
Kitchen: Area= 28 sqm 4.6m x 6m, A Solid Oak Stable door leads into a timeless striking Room.
*Bespoke cabinets/cupboards are constructed from Solid character grained English Oak with Rare English Wych Elm work Tops constructed similarly to a butchers block thus minimizing risk of movement.
*All of the kitchen unit doors and the doors throughout the house are fitted with forged Iron furniture.
* 3 oven- “Aims control” Electric AGA cooker fits snuggly been the units and work Tops.
* Double French Farm House sink with Trevi faucet.
*Spanish Marble tiles are fitted to all walls above the worktops.
* Wall mounted Tv with all operating cables Concealed in the wall.
*The Floor has been Double insulated and finished with a Terra cotta Tile and Oak Board Grid.
* 3 steps of Oak and Terra cotta tiles with Oak hand rails lead up into the Dining room.
Dining Room: Area= 28sqm 4.65m x 6m. With an open Stone and Timber Mantel fireplace housing a Jotul F 500 wood burning stove, a 150mm diameter stainless steel flue lines the chimney. Doorway leading onto the outside covered Terrace.
Entrance Hall: Area= 33sqm 5.3 x 6m From the court yard, a Large Hand made insulated Oak Front door opens into the entrance Hall. The focal point of the room being a Large Stone and Timber mantle fireplace 1.8/1.6m containing a Jotul F600 wood burning stove, this has a 200mm diameter Stainless steel flue lining the chimney. Handmade Solid Oak stair case leads to the first floor with the original Sweet chestnut flooring.
Entertainment/sitting room: Area= 28sqm 4.6m x 6m, Open Stone fireplace and Timbered Mantle housing a Jotul F400 wood burning stove, a 150mm diameter stainless steel flue lines the chimney. Due to the Suspended Ground floor, timbered ceilings and wide stone wall construction, Reference Sound quality is achievable with a Quality AV system. Sat/Tv Aerial plug in points Tel/ADSL plug in.
5th Bedroom/office: Area=19sqm 4.4m x 3.5m
*Built in Safe.
*Tel/ADSl plug in.
Shower room: Area= 7sqm 3.8x2.2
*Bloomsbury Sanitary wear, Single wash basin, Toilet/ oak seat, Shower cubicle all with Trevi Faucets.
*Access from office/5th Bedroom Making this room ideal for an en-suite.
Corridor/Hallway: Area = 22m 11.6m x 2.1m
All rooms are accessed individually from Hallway. All of the partition walls, Bedroom and Bathrooms have been constructed with Douglas Fir timber, 100x 50 or 125x50mm timber frame work,both sides of the frame work are lined with double sheets of 13mm plasterboard (water resistant for the bathrooms)with an Acoustic sound insulation fitted between the plaster board.
Master Bedroom: Area = 35 sqm 5.6m x 6m
*Built in Oak Shoe cupboard.
*Tel/ADSl Plug in
Master en suite: Area = 19 sqm 3.18m x 6m
*Fitted with Bloomsbury sanitary wear with Trevi Faucets.
*Toilet/ oak seat, Bidet, Two Washbasins, Free standing Roll Top Bath and free standing Taps, Matki 1mx1m corner shower with built in seat.
*Spanish Marble tiles fitted in or on all walls adjacent to all Sanitary wear.
Bedroom 2: Area = 16 sqm 3.8 x 4.3 m
Bedroom 3: Area = 17 sqm 3.8x 4.5m
Bedroom 4: Area=17sqm3.8x4.5m
Family Bathroom: Area = 12 sqm 3.8 x 4.5m, Bloomsbury Sanitary wear fitted with Trevi Faucets. Toilet/oak seat,Bidet, single wash basin, Matki 80x80cm corner shower.
Roof/1st floor ceiling:
The ISO Multi foil/foam insulation used beneath the down stairs flooring has also been installed between the rafters and roof tiles, this has allowed full detail and exposure of all Roof timbers. In the summer months the multi foil reflects a very high percentage of the suns heat keeping the bedrooms cooler throughout the day, thus making evenings/ nights much more tolerable.The foil also acts as very efficient water membrane. Plaster board has been installed between each rafter with 12v spot lights installed through out. As a precaution all timbers have been treated against insect attack.
High Level Cistern/Oak framed Covered terrace: Area= 72.5 sqm 25 x 2.9m
Situated On the west side of the house sits a Traditionally Constructed Oak frame Structure shading the terrace that runs the entire length of the House, the roof has been tiled to match the house.
This frame was Designed and built by one of the Uk's leading specialists in Construction and Timber restoration of,Wind/watermills, Oak barns, their client list includes the “National Trust UK” Stately homes, Museums, Sir Paul Mc Cartney. In the Darkness, a series of Moroccan wall lights add charm and serenity to the structure. A small Stone wall runs the entire length adding safety and charm to this Structure.
* Exiting the kitchen door a Small terraced Breakfast area 18 sqm is shaded by a fine Italian Awning with Panoramic views beyond the swimming pool .
* Swimming pool Area=57.5 sqm 10.5x5.5x1.4m. Private. Fitted with a safety alarm. The pool is a Reinforced concrete construction with a 3 layer sprayed fibre-Glass lining, with the final coat of Blue Aqua bright.This a has created a Very strong hard wearing lining to the pool.
* The surrounding area has been Landscaped with over 200 sqm of paving linking the Kitchen terrace, west side covered terrace and paving that circumnavigates the house.
* Bar B-Q Stone built work station and Barbecue feature, incorporating removable double Grill and spit shaded beneath an Indian bean tree.
* Hammock fixing beneath the Shade of two Cherry Tree’s.
Self contained Gite: Area= 62sqm Double Bedroom, Shower room with Toilet/ wash Basin. Mezzanine for storage and housing 200lt hot water immersion tank, Living quarters/ kitchen open Plan, oak units and work tops. Wood Burning stove. Small Terraced patio 30 sqm. Separate parking.
Large barn: Area=350sqm 25mX14m. Excellent condition. Hand Made oak Entrance doors, concrete and cobble flooring, original feeding troughs.Re-wired. First floor area of 190 sqm. Housing Central Heating- 2000l Fuel Tank with access steps and surrounding concrete block bund.
* 4 Stables with hay loft above.
* Stone- boiler/pool house, housing water softener.
GROUNDS AND GARDEN: 20,750 Sqm / 5+ Acres.
Entrance into the property.
*Two Low stone walls lead up to the Electric Gates, these are Hand made in Steel with Hot Dip Galvanization and finished with a Black Plastic paint.
*The court yard and entrance are contoured for drainage run off into connecting Gullies. minimum construction depth of the court yard is 200mm, in certain areas up to 400mm, the area will easily accommodate heavy lorries.
*Approx 3 Acres of Paddock, very fertile well drained ground Producing Annually between 16-22 Large round hay Bales .
*Over 120 tree’s, Many different specie have been planted in the grounds creating vista’s with varying colors throughout the seasons.
*Fruits and raised beds. Peaches, Nectarine,Cherries,Walnuts, Hazel Nut, Apples, pear, kiwi, Mulberry, Figs, kaki, Quince, Strawberry Bed, Raspberry and Asparagus Beds and Vegetable Garden.
*Concrete block Manure and Compost clamps.
Local Amenities include: Horse riding, Canoeing,Rifle Target club,Chateaux's,Mountain Biking/VTT, Many Designated Walks, Swimming club, Rugby/ Sports club, library. Schools.A wide variety of shops, Builders Merchants,Hotels,Alternative Medicine practices, Acupuncture, Reiki, Reflexology. Excellent Restaurants.Hunting and Fishing,Cinema. Doctors, Dentists.
The Airport of Limoges, TGV Train station at Angouleme and the Train Station of Perigueux can be reached with in 55-65mins - Bergerac Airport - 90mins. Bordeaux Airport 110 -135mins.