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Converted barn for sale in small village of Saint Barthelemy

This Australian owned house is a converted old barn (owners believe it to be 300 years old) in the small village (around 300 residents) of St Barthelemy d' Agenais (47350) in Lot-et-Garonne which is situated in a beautiful farming area (sunflowers, corn, vineyards and cattle) just over an hour from Bordeaux and a half hour from Bergerac (both have great airports, shopping and wineries).

St Barthelemy has a bar, baker, general store and café and lovely people. The Lot-et-Garonne is known for having plenty of sunshine and the most villages per area. It consists of broad valleys with perched villages on the hill tops and is mainly pastures of sunflowers, corn, wheat and poppies and small number of French cows. In winter there can be a small amount of snow. Temperatures in the 30's in summer. 

Closest largest city is Marmade with good shopping and restaurants, banks and large supermarkets and it is on rail line to Bordeaux and Paris. Miramont is about 9 km from St Barthelemy and has wonderful markets every Monday morning, good restaurants and shopping, plus banks and supermarkets. Allemans du Dropt – village 16 km north of St Barthelemy – with baker, butcher, general store, library, hotel, bar and church with wall murals dating back to the middle ages. (Tourists come from all around to see them). Eymet – village about 25 km north of St Barthelemy is a very pretty village with great restaurants.  In general there is a village every 6 or 7 kilometres, all who have a fete in summer and markets. Other nearby notable villages include Allemans de Dropt, Seyches, Penne d’ Agenaise, Cahors, Le Mas, Monsigur, Bretonne and Monflanquin.

The barn has two-stories, the upper floor with 3 large bedrooms, one with ensuite and a terrace, and a family bathroom.

Downstairs has a large lounge/dining room, toilet, well, garage, kitchen/dining overlooking a terrace and small garden and the village's small common with many horse-chestnut trees.

All has been done, with new electricity, plumbing and has been completely decorated in the traditional French way. 

Price: 120,000 euro (reduced from 150,000)- plus owners would consider selling the contents as well at a reasonable price, many antiques, kitchen dresser is 400 years old. 

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