Best Limousin Property for Sale in 2017

A selection of ten of the best Limousin properties on the market in 2017

Limousin property for sale

The Limousin region of south-west France is hugely popular with property seekers from the UK. This may be as a result of its having featured frequently in property programmes such as A Place in the Sun, Grand Designs and No Going Back (Most Popular TV Programmes about French Property). These TV shows highlighted the attractions of the region, which is noted for its lovely green countryside, its many lakes, its great fishing and its cheap property. And, the region is the least populated in mainland France. Only Corsica has more space per head of populace. The Limousin has only 740,743 inhabitants on an area of around 17,000 sq km. This gives it a tranquil, rural feeling, and makes it a great escape from overcrowded Britain.

Cheap property in Limousin to be found in 2017

In spite of its attraction for property seekers, the Limousin retains its reputation for offering excellent value properties. And in 2017, many properties are being reduced in price to sell quickly. This makes Limousin property even more attractive.

Renovation property in Limousin

Not only is property in the region around the cheapest in France, there is also a lot of cheap renovation property (House Renovations in France). This offers you the chance to improve a property and make a real profit when you sell. Or, to own a super home for less cash!

Limousin properties with lakes

It's also probably the best place in the country to find a property with a fishing lake (French Properties with Lakes). There are many wonderful leisure lakes in the region too, making it a perfect place for activity loving families. So many lakes, in fact, that the Limousin is known as "The land of a thousand lakes"!

Property for sale in Limousin with land

The fact that the Limousin has a sparse population means that the houses that exist there often have much more space around them than in other, more densely populated regions. Many properties have their own land, ranging from large gardens for relaxing in to vast spreads of farmland. The region is perfect for those who want to keep horses (Horses in France), for example, as landed properties are comparatively cheap.

Luxury property in Limousin

The Limousin has lots of cheap property, but it also has some stunning luxury and character properties.

Flights to Limousin and TGV access

Some years ago, the Limousin was not so popular with house hunters from the UK, as it was difficult to access. These days, though, with budget airlines like Ryanair and the extending of the TGV rail network, it's easy to reach. Limoges, the capital city, has both an airport and a TGV station. There is also an airport south of Brive la Gaillarde, with direct flights to/from the UK. Poitiers in Poitou-Charentes is an option too, with an airport and TGV station.

Driving to the Limousin

If you're driving to the region, the excellent auto route system will get you there in just four hours from Paris. It's about 390 kilometres. Driving from Calais will take about six hours.

Love the Limousin in 2017

The Limousin could be just the French region to fall in love with in 2017. Whoever you are, and whatever you're looking for, everyone loves a bargain. So we've pulled together a list of ten of the best properties currently on the market. Fall in love with a property in the Limousin today.

 
 

Its cheap its cheerful for anyone looking for a project
Limousin
Creuse

Its cheap its cheerful for anyone looking for a project

11,500 Euros

A collection of farm buildings - little house to renovate, a barn and small garden in the heart of a village 10 minutes' drive from Bourganeuf.

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   A limousine house to renovate set in the middle of a peaceful hamlet
Limousin
Haute-Vienne

A limousine house to renovate set in the middle of a peaceful hamlet

19,000 Euros

A limousine house to renovate set in the middle of a peaceful hamlet. This little house needs total renovation but the roof is new, It has plenty of potential living space and benefits from having an attached barn. The property has over 250m2 of attached garden With a lot of work this could make a great home and it is only 45 minutes north of Limoges airport

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Nr Sioniac (19) -  A large building plot with previous CU and panoramic views
Limousin
Corrze

Nr Sioniac (19) - A large building plot with previous CU and panoramic views

26,500 Euros

Fabulous land of 7,870m² with stunning views towards the south west, in a quiet hamlet just 5 minutes from Beaulieu sur Dordogne. Approached via a quiet road, the land sits on a sloping parcel, giving really wonderful views towards the sunset. The owners had approved detailed plans for 2 dwellings, (CU now lapsed). The 1st house would be a 4 bed property 152m² SH in a Quercy style with a character pigeonnier, large lounge of over 45m² and 3 bath / shower rooms.

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Bargain Priced Bungalow
Limousin
Creuse

Bargain Priced Bungalow

60,500 Euros

Close to the village of Saint Dizier Leyrenne, village house on full basement with a garden of 739m . The house was built in the 60's and the living space is on a same level. It comprises an entrance hall, a kitchen, a lounge / dining room, four bedrooms, a bathroom and separate wc. In the basement, you have a garage with boiler, a laundry area and a cellar. The central heating is oil-fired. The windows are double glazed and the property is connected to mains drainage. The garden of 739m surrounds the house.

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Bunglaow with large workshop 150+m and log cabin set in 3054m (approx  acre) optional lake
Limousin
Haute-Vienne

Bunglaow with large workshop 150+m and log cabin set in 3054m (approx acre) optional lake

116,500 Euros

This property is ideal for someone wanting quiet rural location with very large garage workshops for cars, motorbikes or material storage. The property is situated approx 10 mins from the town of Bellac on the very edge of a small hamlet with views over open fields to front and rear.

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Nr Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne (Corrèze) - Renovated 3 bed character farmhouse
Limousin
Corrze

Nr Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne (Corrèze) - Renovated 3 bed character farmhouse

199,995 Euros

Exclusive agency- at competitive price. Set back from a departmental road, and approached via a private drive, this really attractive character house has been renovated recently with taste and enthusiasm. Steps lead up to a covered porch where you enter the property into a large open plan lounge / dining room of 41m², with a magnificent Cantou fireplace. This room oozes character with wonderful exposed stone walls and wide floorboards.

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   A magnificent mid 19th Century stone built former Maison Bourgeoisie
Limousin
Haute-Vienne

A magnificent mid 19th Century stone built former Maison Bourgeoisie

275,000 Euros

A magnificent mid 19th Century stone built former Maison Bourgeoisie comprising three separate houses set in beautiful gardens of nearly 8000m². This really is an outstanding character property set in private grounds offering all 19th Century original features, and the gardens, known as "The Park" were completed by the initial owners in 1902 after substantial works.

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Spacious house in use as B&B, gte, barn, 2 lakes and land
Limousin
Haute-Vienne

Spacious house in use as B&B, gte, barn, 2 lakes and land

383,250 Euros

This is an impressive property, tucked away in a beautiful corner of rural France. The main house is ideal to use as a B&B, since there are a bedroom and bathroom downstairs, and 3 bedrooms with their own en suites upstairs. There are also a large conservatory, a lounge, kitchen and dining area. The gte is attached to the main house, and comprises a big lounge with impressive fireplace and open plan kitchen downstairs and a large bedroom with en suite, and a lounge area upstairs.

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   Situated in the heart of the Creuse countryside in the Limousin region of France
Limousin
Creuse

Situated in the heart of the Creuse countryside in the Limousin region of France

700,000 Euros

Situated in the heart of the Creuse countryside in the Limousin region of France, just 5 minutes from the town of Gueret is this stunning 17th century chateau with country deer park of 44 hectares with 2 lakes and stunning views. The main chateau is 350m2 habitable surface, and a little tired internally but generally in good condition and consists of 4 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, chapel, 11 bedrooms and numerous toilets and bathrooms.

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   Situated in an elevated position with 360
Limousin
Creuse

Situated in an elevated position with 360

845,000 Euros

Situated in an elevated position with 360 and deg; views over the Creuse countryside is this magnificent twelfth century château set in 3.7 hectares of parkland. Dating from circa 1174 this is one of the oldest medieval castles in the Limousin with history dating back to the Knights Templar, and was originally built as a hilltop defence castle with walled battlements.

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