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St Hilaire D'Estissac, Dordogne €495,000

  • Location, location, location
  • Gentle, pleasing weather
  • Total tranquility without isolation
  • Character house for all seasons
  • 10 metre heated swimming pool.
  • DPE = 151 [D] GES = 25 [D]

Bigarrat is a stunning and stylish property overlooking wooded vistas from high within a private valley, more than 400 feet above sea level. The facade has the feel of an Italian villa, approached via a well maintained metalled drive. This elegant, south facing limestone farmhouse, built some 200 years ago, was lovingly and painstakingly restored by its current owners. nearly 7 acres surround the property, which benefits from a pleasing landscape of mature specimen trees and open grassland.

Inside is a real delight, and oozes character. The elegant salon has a fantastic open fire; the large kitchen/diner (perfect for dinner parties) has a Chazelles wood burner; the 2 principal bedrooms are en-suite, with 2 further bedrooms in the east wing; mostly double glazed; the central heating is gas fired to 'old school' modern radiators.

Outside, 5 interlinked terraces provide for relaxation and al-fresco dining, one with a bar and bbq. Garden lighting completes the ambiance. A 10 metres heated swimming pool with 'skinny dip' privacy receives sunshine all through the day.

The large barn could be kept for garaging, stabling, storing wood etc. or renovated to provide further stunning accommodation. Within the curtilage is a discreet 2 acre building plot, or paddock, with 'eye candy' views.


The area is rural and although the Pecharment wine appellation is close by, local farming is mainly sunflowers, wheat, maize, beef and timber.

The local village is a short walk away (although not visible) and is very attractive, but is small and without shops. These can be found 5 kms away with a large supermarket 12 kms away. Access to the A89 motorway takes 10 minutes. To reach Bergerac airport takes 30 minutes. Cabling for electricity and telephone is underground (no pylons).

The property is approached by a well maintained metalled chemin which ends at the property (no passing traffic)


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St Hilaire D'Estissac 24140
County: Dordogne
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 10185
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Entrance hall

5' 7'' x 19' 8'' (1.7m x 6m)


19' 8'' x 19' 8'' (6m x 6m)

Kitchen/Dining room

19' 8'' x 19' 8'' (6m x 6m)

Sun room

9' 10'' x 16' 5'' (3m x 5m)

Shower room/toilet

6' 7'' x 6' 7'' (2m x 2m)

Bedroom 1

13' 1'' x 13' 1'' (4m x 4m)

Bedroom 2

11' 6'' x 9' 10'' (3.5m x 3m)

Entrance to the east wing

6' 7'' x 5' 9'' (2m x 1.75m)


Bedroom suite 1

With a bedroom measuring 6m (max) x 6m, en suite with shower and bath measuring 3m x 1.5m and a separate toilet measuring 1m x 1.5m

Bedroom suite 2

With a bedroom measuring 6m (max) x 5m and an en suite with shower and toilet measuring 3m x 1.5m


13' 1'' x 6' 7'' (4m x 2m)

Airing cupboard

8' 2'' x 2' 11'' (2.5m x .9m)

This includes the boiler and hot water tank


The large barn of over 180m2 is used as stabling, garage, woodstore, workshop etc. It is ripe for renovation (subject to the appropriate permissions being granted) into future stunning accommodation.


The property is surrounded by 7 acres of mature specimen trees, lawns and grassland, simplifying maintenance. The swimming pool receives sun throughout the day and overlooks extensive lawns and a panorama. The five interlinked terraces provide flexible relaxation and al-fresco dining. There is a bar and bbq. Discreet garden lighting completes the ambiance.


Type of heating

The main house has propane gas heating, with the east wing having hot water heated by gas. Central heating installed by the boiler is not connected to the east wing.

Drainage is by a septic tank installed in 2005

Habitable area = 218m2

Total land area = approx 2.69 hectares

Tax fonciere is approx. 960€ per year

Ref 10185
St Hilaire D'Estissac 24140
County: Dordogne
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 10185
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Ref 10185
St Hilaire D'Estissac 24140
County: Dordogne
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 10185
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