Chelipaux. Peyrat de Bellac. France


Due to many reasons including health, age and the size of our property we have reluctantly decided to sell our farm here in the Limousin.

Farm for sale in the Haute Vienne, Limousin.

Farm with 40Ha ( approximately 100 Acres) presently used for sheep.

The farm has the river Vincou running through the land that provides water for the animals as well as itís fishing potential. The farmyard is separated from the surrounding fields and the main accommodation by fencing. The farmyard has a 800 M2 purpose built Bergerie (sheep house), a steel framed building specifically design to the latest standards for sheep accommodation. It also includes a wash room with sink and water supply and separate enclosed toilet. Adjacent but still within the Bergerie is another room which can be used as storage, treatment, or office. Part of the Bergerie is a covered area for storage of hay and straw and/or machinery. The Bergerie has water, electricity and sewage connected. Within the farmyard is a large sheep handling race comprising sheep shower, elevated inspection crate, turn over crate, weighing crate, two foot baths and a crush gate system.

The main housing accommodation comprises two semi detached stone built houses.

The first house comprises an entrance lobby with separate toilet and utilities room. The rest of the ground floor is open plan comprising a fully fitted modern farmhouse kitchen, a dinning area and large lounge area. The whole of the ground floor has under floor heating serviced by a gas boiler that also provides domestic hot water. The lounge has a large feature fireplace fitted with wood burner. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms each with itís own en-suite facility. The master bedroom has an en-suite comprising jaqouzie bath, separate shower, vanity unit wash basin and toilet (WC). The other two bedrooms have a shower, wash basin and toilet..

The second house comprises a large open plan kitchen / dinning area with a utilities area off one corner of the main area. There is a toilet (WC) and storage room which also houses the gas fired boiler that provides domestic hot water and the ground floor under floor heating. The lounge is separated from the kitchen/dining area by double glass panel doors. It has a door leading to the garden area and a feature fireplace fitted with wood burner. On the first floor there are five double bedrooms each with itís own en-suite facility. There is also another room that has access from the corridor and the master bedroom and could be used as another single bedroom, a dressing room for the master bedroom or as an office. The master bedroom en-suite has a large corner bath, a separate large walk in shower, a vanity unit wash basin, heated towel rail and toilet (WC). The other bedrooms have a bath with shower over, vanity unit wash basin, heated towel rail and toilet (WC). Presently only the master bedroom and one other bedroom are complete. The three other bedrooms are approaching completion and are expected to be completed before the sale completes.

The farm has a three phase electrical supply, mains water supply and a large fosse system for waste from the houses which has been fully approved and sized to accommodate the future Gites. Surrounding the two houses are several large stone built barns and a steel framed lean too barn. One large barn has attached a cottage, this barn and cottage could be renovated and converted into four Gites. Planning consent for this work is not expected to be difficult to obtain. Another large barn is fitted with a four post vehicle hoist and is currently used as a garage / workshop. In the main garden area at the front of the houses is a large grassed area and patio area with swimming pool. The garden also has a large fishpond. There is a large enclosed orchard area with numerous fruit trees, facilities for chickens, goats, etc. Another large area has been fenced off for use as a kitchen garden and has a large polytunnel with staging.

The farm is located 2Km from Peyrat de Bellac and further on another 2Km is the main town of Bellac with itís full range of Supermarkets, shops, etc. Locally there are several golf courses, horse riding facilities, communal swimming pool, rugby and football, archery, etc. The farm is located 1 Km off the main N147 Poitiers to Limoges road and is road signed, Nearby are TGV links and local airport at Limoges 30 minutes away.

For Sale at 400,000 Euros ( approx £290,000 at current rates 5/2015 )


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view of Chelipaux

Map of Chelipaux Map of general location

The map on the left shows the location of Chelipaux the FORTY TOWERS site and the detail on the right shows the general location map. Located in the Limousin region Haute Vienne just north west of Bellac, France

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