Rustic cottage near Paris could make perfect holiday home for Brits – and it costs just £50,000

A two-bedroom cottage in France has gone up for sale at just £51,948 and it could be the perfect holiday home for Brits
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A two-bedroom cottage in France has gone up for sale at just £51,948 and it could be the perfect holiday home for Brits.

Located in a small hamlet of houses in Bessines-Sur-Gartempe, Limousin, the property is a short drive to Paris and has lovely views from the attached garden which look out over the valley towards Bersac-sur-Rivalier.

Outside of the French cottage (Picture: Jam Press)

Nearby is also the town square of Bessines-Sur-Gartempe, with adorable shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars, should you want to go for an exploration.

As for the two-level hamlet itself, it is in ship-shaped condition despite the low price.

The stunning cottage gardens (Picture: Jam Press)

You can choose to enter the house from the upper floor or you can step down to the ground floor.

Through the upper front door, you’ll find the spacious kitchen and dining area, which draws in plenty of light and a lovely cool breeze.

The rustic kitchen (Picture: Jam Press)

From the kitchen, you can enjoy the views over the valley and the stairs take you down onto the patio area under the fragrant wisteria.

Adjoining the kitchen is the upper living room featuring a gorgeous wood fireplace for cozy winter evenings, which will provide warmth to the upper floor.

Cosy living room (Picture: Jam Press)

The bedroom on this level will comfortably fit a king-size bed and again, enjoys the elevated views over the stunning valley.

The stunning main bedroom (Picture: Jam Press)

The family bathroom is located on this floor, being the only bathroom in the house.

Family bathroom (Picture: Jam Press)

Access to the ground floor is via the internal staircase which brings you into a room that is currently being used as a dressing room.

This has access out onto the patio and amazing exposed stone walls.

Off this room and accessed by passing under the stairs are the utility room and handy storage.

The second bedroom with access to the patio (Picture: Jam Press)

The main area of this floor is taken by the second bedroom which features a second seating area and an original open fireplace, with access out of the room onto the patio.

The beautiful terraced gardens take in the summer sun, but also have plenty of shelters, and an amazing spot for growing veg.

Beautiful, long garden area (Picture: Jam Press)

There are also more private, secluded spots for entertaining, with fantastic views over the valley.

There is private off-street parking outside and the house is only 1.3km from the village, which can be reached via walking tracks.

The picturesque home is currently listed with Leggett for €61,600 (£51,948).