Situated on the edge of a vibrant village in a picturesque village called La Roche Chalais on the border of the Dordogne, Charente and Charente Maritime départments in South West France. The village house is in a prime location on the outskirts of the village and is easily accessible by plane, rail or car.
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Ground Floor

Tastefully tiled throughout

  • Entrance hall with storage cupboard.
  • Kitchen - featuring gas hobs and built-in electric oven. Dishwasher.
  • L shaped Living Room 28sqmt with two sets of double glazed French windows leading to the...
  • front and rear garden terrace, with plenty of fruit trees and shrubs.
  • Cellar - Access to the cellar is from the living room, which houses the gas central heating boiler.
  • Dining Room 21 sq mt
  • Fast Broadband

Ground Floor Annexe

Integrated within the house, but with a separate entrance available is a tasteful annexe. This would be ideal for grandparents, teenagers or guests, or even as a business use (e.g. a 1 room B&B, beauty therapist, office with client access, etc).

  • Bedroom 4/ office - 15 sqmt with spacious built-in cupboard (could be used as own lounge)
  • Bedroom 5 / - 12 sqmt Double bedroom leading to
  • en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet.

Cream stone staircase leading to...

1st Floor

Landing with built-in oak shelving and 2-built in wardrobes. mosaic flooring,
Leading to...

  • Bedroom 1 - Large master bedroom 24sq mt with double built-in wardrobes. Light airy room with views to rear garden and woodland.
  • Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom 11sq mt with woodland view at rear of property.
  • Bedroom 3 - 10 sq mt double bedroom to the front of property.
  • Large Bathroom and Utility Room wash basin, bath with shower, bidet, toilet
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower, wash basin
  • Toilet with hand washbasin and access to the loft which has recently been re-insulated

Heating & services

The house is fully main gas centrally heated and is on mains water and sewage. And broadband.


  • Good sized garden - 1550 sq mt plus woodland 1150 sq mt both private and fenced
  • Featuring terrace, outdoor cooking area with built-in barbeque and sink.
  • Separate garage and storage room.
  • Planning permission is obtainable for a bungalow.



La Roche Chalais is located on the Dronne river which has all the characteristics you would expect from a village in this corner of South West France including a church, places (village squares), delightful hotel with restaurant, two other restaurants, cafes, a bread shop, cake shop, butchers, pharmacy, hairdresser, beauty salon, florist and small weekly market which have most of the things you need.

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For those who like the convenience of a supermarket, there are Intermarché and Mutant stores nearby. There is activity in the village year-round with a cinema, library, four tennis courts, gymnasium, schools as well as two generous outdoor swimming pools. There is also a bank, post office, doctors surgery and a dentist.

The house is situated on the edge of the village with woodland. It is around 500 metres from the Dronne which is suitable for walking, fishing and swimming during the summer. Kayaks and canoes are also available to hire here. All the above is within walking distance of the house.

In the area

There are plenty of things to see and visit nearby including Aubeterre, Bergerac, Perigeux, St Emilion the heart of the Bordeaux wine region, Cognac and the Venice of Perigord, Brantôme all of which are within easy driving distance.

The house is well placed for visiting the many colourful morning markets which are characteristic of this area. These markets display a wonderful choice of local foods and can be found at Chalais, Coutras, Montguyon, Montpon, Montendre, Riberac, St Seurin to name but a few.

A wonderful choice of swimming lakes and river beaches to visit in the summer months include BeauVallon at Montguyon, Brossac, La Jemaye, Le Paradou, St Christophe and St Eulaye. It is always pleasant to relax down by the river in La Roche Chalais too.

How to get there?

By Air
La Roche Chalais is 50 minutes drive from Bordeaux airport or 75 minutes from Bergerac airport.
By Car
From Calais, it takes 9 hours to drive, going via mostly A-roads.
From Le Havre, it takes 7.5 hours to drive, again going mostly via A-roads which are easy to drive on.
By Train
It takes 3 hours 9 minutes From Paris to Libourne. Libourne is about 25 minutes away.

Classe énergie: D: 151 - 230

Interested in this property?

Asking price: £140,000 (GBP), price negotiable via private sale. To discuss further contact Vic or Janet Di Terlizzi on, and we can chat further, show you more photos and schedule a viewing.