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Historic Chartreuse with an abundance of additional accommodation.

Property reference: R000088
North east of Bergerac, Dordogne

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Historic Chartreuse for sale, Dordogne, with lake, land, sauna, numerous cottages, swimming pool


  • 6 bedroomed Chartreuse
  • Major historic importance
  • An addtional 4 bedroomed house
  • An additional 3 bedroomed cottage
  • Four additional one-bed duplex cottages
  • Sauna suite
  • Lake
  • Swimming Pool
  • 74 Hectares of Garden
  • Meadow & Woodland



One of the Perigord's most magnificent Chartreuses dating back to the 16th century, currently offering 6 double bedrooms, 2 large reception rooms, 2 additional reception rooms with a large attic suitable for further conversion (potentially subject to the usual planning requirements). The property also comprises a separate 4 bedroom house (all bedrooms ensuite) with adjoining three bedroom cottage,  four semi-detached one bedroomed guest cottages, and a large swimming pool. There is a lake well stocked with trout leading to a stream bisecting the property a large swimming pool and 74 hectares of land of formal garden, meadow and woodland. The property comes with a restaurant licence and would suit a 'chambre d'hotes' / hotel business, or equally a private residence with plenty of staff and guest accommodation.

In Detail…


Tiled floor with exposed beams, double door, double door to Dining Room, open plan to Drawing Room, open plan to:

SITTING ROOM   7.01m (23') x 6.85m (22'6")
Window to front, window to rear, open fireplace with ornate stone surround, panelled walls, ceiling with exposed beams, double door to:

Two windows to rear, stairs, double door to Bedroom 5, double door to:

BEDROOM 4   5.20m (17'1") x 5.19m (17')
Window to front, open fireplace with ornate stone built surround, fitted carpet, ceiling with exposed beams.

BEDROOM 5   5.19m (17') x 4.97m (16'4")
Window to side with views over lake, window to front to floor level, fireplace.

DINING ROOM   6.83m (22'5") x 6.20m (20'4")
Two windows to front, two windows to rear, fireplace, tiled floor, stone slabbed with exposed beams, built-in cupboard with full height door, double door to:

Three windows to rear, window to side, fitted carpet with exposed beams, stairs, double door to Bedroom 2, double door to:

BEDROOM 3   5.16m (16'11") x 5.00m (16'5")
Window to front, fireplace, fitted carpet with exposed beams.

BEDROOM 2   5.61m (18'5") x 5.11m (16'9") max
Window to front, fireplace, Storage cupboard, fitted carpet with exposed beams, door to:  ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM With shower enclosure with glass screen, wash hand basin, close coupled WC and half height and tiled walls, heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail with wall mounted mirror.

BEDROOM 1   6.69m (21'11") x 5.16m (16'11")
Window to side, fireplace with ornate stone built surround, fitted carpet with exposed beams, door to:  BALCONY WITH RAILING 5.15m (16'11") x 4.27m (14')

FIRST FLOOR - BATHROOMS   5.05m (16'7") x 3.69m (12'1")
Comprising double-ended bath, double wash hand basin, shower, window to rear, two windows to side, heated towel rail.

BATHROOM 5.02m (16'6") x 3.87m (12'8")

FIRST FLOOR - LOFT AREA   6.91m x 31.28m
Although empty now, this enormous loft area was once habitable and could easily be again. With six beautiful windows to the front and the same to the rear, it could convert to numerous bedroom suites, all accessed from stairs rising from the main entrance hallway.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR - KITCHEN   6.29m (20'8") x 4.69m (15'5")
Window to front, fireplace, commercial stainless steel kitchen units and cooker, double door, door to:

DAY ROOM   6.29m (20'8") x 6.24m (20'6")
Fireplace, three double doors, double door to:

LOUNGE / BAR   6.35m (20'10") x 5.02m (16'6")
French doors and window to front, fireplace, coir matting to the floor.

With sauna, WC, shower and wash-hand basin.

BEDROOM 6   6.35m (20'10") x 5.17m (17')
Currently being renovated so alas no photo). Double door to terrace.

OFFICE   6.35m (20'10") x 3.09m (10'2")
Window to rear, terracotta tiled, door to:  STORE ROOM  6.35m (20'10") x 1.53m (5')

UTILITY ROOM   6.29m (20'8") x 5.66m (18'7")
With plenty of plumbing for dishwashers, washing machines etc. Drying room. Sink with drainer. This room has since been renovated - I am awaiting photos.

STORE ROOM   6.29m (20'8") x 5.41m (17'9")
Two windows to side. This room has since been renovated - I am awaiting photos.

A four bedroomed house, all bedrooms ensuite, with a large open-plan living room / kitchen / dining area. Since taking this photo, this has now been fully renovated.

Adjoining the Staff House, this too was renovated in the early 2000's, and now offers three bedrooms, one bathroom and an open-plan living room / kitchen / breakfast room.

DUPLEX s 1 & 2     
Each Duplex comprises a living room and bathroom on the ground floor, with one double bedroom on the first floor. The bathrooms of both 1 & 2 comprise twin wash hand basin, bath and separate shower, with a separate WC.

Duplexes 3 & 4     
Each Duplex comprises a living room and bathroom on the ground floor, with one double bedroom on the first floor. The bathrooms of both 3 & 4 comprise twin wash hand basin, bath and separate shower, with a separate WC.

Converted from the original forge, the garage now offers accommodation for three large cars comfortably. It could equally be transformed into a wonderful stable block.

Well stocked with fish. The lake drains into a lovely little stream which bisects the property.

In all there are 73 hectares of the property, comprising mainly woodland, but including meadow, the lake and more formal gardens.

A large swimming pool with Roman Steps, underwater lights, a solar poolside shower, and a separate pool house. The pool has since been renovated - I am awaiting photos.


Proximity to key towns

Bergerac International Airport 50mins, Perigueux Airport 35mins, Limoges 1hr 45mins


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About the Dordogne

Located in the Aquitaine region of South West France, the Dordogne offers the best blend of all things French (stunning countryside, wonderful gastronomy, fine wine, a long and interesting history, a culture intact and impressive architecture) – moreover it is blessed with an appealing and varied climate. In addition, the region benefits from international sophistication and vibrancy, with good communication links, a wealth of attractions (golf courses and restaurants to name a few), and most importantly a hospitable welcome. More detail can be found on our website.

In Brief:

16 bedrooms
13 bathrooms
10 receptions

Habitable space in total:
1286 m²
Land area in total:



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