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Contemporary barn conversion, St Yrieix la Perche, Haute Vienne
Situated outside the town of St Yrieix la Perche, in a beautiful rural location, this spacious barn conversion sits in the centre of its plot and offers a wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.
St Yrieix la Perche is on the crossroads of the Haute Vienne, Corrèze and the Dordogne. It is a gateway town to the Périgord –Limousin Natural Park and is situated on the Richard the Lion Heart trail. The town is steeped in history stretching as far back as Roman times and has a lovely old quarter, with small alleyways and lovely architecture dating back to medieval times.
St Yrieix La Perche is the largest town in the southern Haute Vienne and is a bustling market town, with a traditional street market every other Friday and during the summer months a Sunday farmers’ market. There are plenty of shops; including porcelain shops, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, tourist office, banks, doctors, dentists, a hospital, schools and an agricultural college.
The town has a busy calendar with sporting events, festivals, fairs and music events. There is also a large leisure lake with a beach, swimming area and fishing, a rugby club and plenty of sporting activities. There is a library, internet café, cinema and theatre. St Yrieix is at the centre of the region and it is easy to explore the surrounding towns, villages and countryside including the beautiful village of Ségur le Chateau and discover the delights of the Périgord –Limousin Natural Park.
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This delightful Barn conversion has a wonderful rural setting giving it an air of seclusion and tranquillity whilst being only minutes from the local town with its shops, bars, restaurants and market.
The barn was renovated some years ago in a modern contemporary style with a first floor living room and large picture window making the most of the magnificent views.
On the ground floor the large open plan dining room and kitchen has a range of modern units with built in oven, hob and microwave plus a large centre island. French doors lead to the rear terrace and deck. The two ground floor bedrooms share a large bathroom with WC. On the first floor we find the living room with large picture window and wood burning stove plus two further bedrooms with en-suite shower room and wc.
Outside the gardens extend to approximately 1 acre and include an 8 metre x 4 metre heated swimming pool, a beautiful private spot to cool off in the pool during the long hot summers.
If you are looking for old oak beams and exposed stone walls then this is perhaps not for you, but if you are looking for a quality barn conversion in a great location then you might have just found what you are looking for.
This is a really delightful property, large living areas, great location, wonderful views, isn’t it time you booked an appointment to view it for yourself?
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