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This nobleman's house, formerly a 'Relais de Poste', has been beautifully renovated and is in immaculate condition. The main house offers 10 ensuite bedrooms, the guest house offers 3 bedrooms, and a converted stone pigeon tower offers a further bedroom, all set in beautiful grounds of 8.7 hectares with a lovely pool area. On entering the gated courtyard, to the right one enters the main residence, with its kitchen with an island and granite worktops, that leads through to the dining room and outdoor terrace for al fresco dining. The spacious and light living room has double aspect windows, a stone floor, a Louis 1V style stone fireplace and an office area. This leads through to three ensuite bedrooms, and a second kitchen, living room with fireplace, and conservatory, currently used for a B&B activity. On the first floor there is a vast open plan living space with a wooden floor that leads on one side to the master bedroom and its ensuite bathroom and dressing room, and an office, and on the other side three newly appointed spacious ensuite bedrooms. The guest house across the courtyard offers a fully fitted kitchen, a utility room with a well feature (glass top and lit), a dining room with a wood burning stove, a living room with a stone fireplace with a wood burning stove, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. It has two private terraces, one on each side. There is also a pigeon tower with a kitchen and bathroom with steam and jet shower on the ground floor and bedroom on the first floor, and opens on to a terrace with a jacuzzi. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained and feature formal flower beds, many species of trees, an ornamental pond in the courtyard, and a chicken house and run. Impressive stone arches lead through to the pool area with a heated pool, and a wooden cabin. The outbuildings include an open barn and the ruins of a stone cottage that could be renovated. The property is conveniently situated 4 minutes from the town of Issigeac with all conveniences, shops and restaurants and a renowned market on Sundays. For international access it is only 12 minutes from Bergerac airport, 1h50 from Bordeaux, and 2h15 from Toulouse. The property currently operates a successful high end B&B and gîte rentals business.