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Knights Templar Property

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Price: € 390,350 (FEES)*

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Location [-]
Address Saint-Paul-la-Roche , 24800 , 24 Dordogne
Region Aquitaine
Country France
Property information [-]
Reference 1225
Title Knights Templar Property
Category Old house
Description An unbelievable opportunity to purchase a piece of history with this individual 3 bedroom 12th Century Knights Templar Property. Set on a good sized plot with lawns, flower beds, mature trees, a Garçonnière, reputed curative spring and a large storage hanger this stunning property is within walking distance of the village and has splendid views over the surrounding countryside.

The property is approached by a small lane that brings you out in front of a large open sided barn at the rear of the property which is currently being used for storage and as a log shed and garage. There are outbuildings, a terrace with magnificent views and flower beds.
Lower Ground Floor
20' 8" x 14' 9" (6.30m x 4.50m)
A true piece of history with its vaulted ceiling and white quartz floor. It even has its own well in the corner.
Ground Floor
8' 2" x 6' 3" (2.50m x 1.90m)
As you enter through the back door you enter into the lobby, housed in the modern extension. To the right there is a bathroom and a bedroom and the kitchen is straight ahead. The flooring in here is stone and it is a useful place to hang coats and keep boots and shoes.
10' 6" x 6' 3" (3.20m x 1.90m)
Comprises of a free standing original ball and claw cast iron bath, WC, vintage bidet and sink. The flooring is tiled with handmade tiles.
Bedroom 1
9' 10" x 10' 6" (3.00m x 3.20m)
The new kitchen extension added by the current owners, houses a useful ground floor bedroom. Ideal for people with mobility issues.
L Shaped Kitchen
16' 11" x 6' 11" (5.15m x 2.10m)
With large butler style stone sink, free standing kitchen units, stone floor, mezzanine and a bull's eye window. This room has views over the pretty garden.
Guards Room
24' 3" x 21' (7.40m x 6.40m) 
A huge entertaining space with the focal point of the original monumental granite fire place with open fire.
In this room the walls are stone and the wooden beams are exposed. The stone flooring is made from riverbed stones and windows are stained glass. Here there is access to the small front terrace and garden, it isn't hard to imagine the house as it was when it was first built.
Entrance Hall
11' 2" x 5' 3" (3.40m x 1.60m)
On entering the property through the front door you find yourself in the entrance hall with its original stone floor.
A wide stone staircase here takes you down to the cellar and wooden stairs reputedly wide enough for the Templar's to ride their horses up take you to the floor above. 
The Guard's Room (reception) is to the left.
Half Landing
11' 2" x 4' 3" (3.40m x 1.30m)
With original wooden flooring and handmade stained glass window.
First Floor
11' 2" x 5' 7" (3.40m x 1.70m)
A magnificent handmade stained glass window and stone window seat and a door from the landing leads to the solar first floor reception room).
24' 7" x 22' 8" (7.50m x 6.90m)
A duel aspect room with handmade leaded glass windows, ancient wooden flooring and the centre piece being a large stone fireplace with wood burning stove.
Exposed wooden beams add to the character of the room.
With lovely views over the garden this amazing room manages to get sun at both ends of the day, hence its name the "solar"
Half Landing
11' 2" x 4' 3" (3.40m x 1.30m)
With wooden floor, handmade leaded glass window and even the original latrine.
Second Floor
6' 3" x 4' 3" (1.90m x 1.30m)
With wooden flooring there are doors leading to two further bedrooms
Bedroom 2
18' 1" x 4' 11" (5.50m x 1.50m)
Currently being used as an office this room has kept a lot of the original features including an extremely rare internal stone pigeonnier (pigeon loft), a panel to show the original construction of the wattle and daub wall and exposed roof timbers.
Master Bedroom
19' 8" x 18' 1" (6.00m x 5.50m)
A large room with views overlooking the surrounding countryside and magnificent exposed room timbers. There is a dressing room in one corner that is 2.3m x 1.6m and an en-suite that is 2.3m x 1.6, if you required an extra bedroom then you could divide this bedroom into two rooms and change the dressing room into another en-suite.
There is an attic on the next floor that could potentially be converted with an access hatch in the dressing room.
Set in nearly 8000m² of land the garden has been planted with various beds, shrubs and trees ensuring that this garden has interest all the year round.
In front of the porch that has been lovingly designed by the current owners there is a terrace where you can sit on an evening with a glass of wine surveying the stunning views and magnificent sun sets. 
In the garden, close to the house there is an original Garçonnière, a square tower which is another very rare feature of the property; reputedly having served originally as a dwelling place for servants or pilgrims on the route to St Jacques de Compostella. There is also a spring at the bottom of the garden which is reputed to be curative.    .
This unique property has been sensitively restored to its present glory by the current owners. It is an unusual, rare and historic property dating back nearly 900 years and every attention to detail has been made.
The village of Saint Paul la Roche comprises of a bar/ restaurant, primary school and town hall. There is always a lot going on here with a number of very active local associations (meals, markets, concerts and dances etc, there is even a football club. There is also an annual international art show in August.   
Well placed for amenities with Jumilhac Le Grand only 6.5 km away, with its restaurants, shops, post office, tourist office, medical centre, gold museum and fairy tale chateau. Here there are various activities throughout the year including markets, exhibitions, concerts, meals and sporting activities etc.
St Paul la Roche is only 15 minutes away from the market town of Thiviers, famous for its Foie Gras markets and large range of shops, amenities and train station and only 1 hour from Limoges airport.

Energy Efficiency
Economic Property Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions
≤ 50
51 to 90
91 to 150
151 to 230
231 to 330
331 to 450
> 451
≤ 5
6 to 10
11 to 20
21 to 35
36 to 55
56 to 80
> 80
Property features [-]
Principal rooms 2
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Habitable M² 203
Land M² 7786
Floors 4
Key Features [-]
GardenBroadband Internet
Neighbourhood [-]
Schools 5 minutes by  Foot
Additional Information [-]
Land/Pasture Yes
Drainage Individual drainage
Water Mains water
Electricity Mains
Heating None
Situation Village

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Name Julie Sowden
Address Les Bourriauds, 24530, Cantillac
Region Aquitaine
Property List (26)  |  Agent info  |  Contact agent
+33(0)5 53 04 98 22
+33(0)7 80 35 48 77

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