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For sale Renovated Stone Cottage w/blueberry orchard

by Stephane Bernard
(Payzac, Dordogne, FRANCE)

Renovated Stone cottage

Renovated Stone cottage

Renovated Stone Cottage w/blueberry orchard business

• 3 X better & more profitable than B&B
• 100% of your purchase investment recovered within 20 years (or less if orchard increased)
• Farm equipment included (detailed list available)
• Very low annual expenses
• Your own veggies, farm animals, and more…
• Many OPTIONS possible:
1. On site shop development
2. Private business additional to orchard
3. Increase to larger orchard for more revenues, etc…

All within an easy convenient location from stores, farmer’s markets, shopping, attractions, and activities, the property is located a short drive away from St-Yrieix (10 min) and near major cities like Limoges (45 min), Périgueux (45 min), Brive-la-Gaillarde (55 min), Bergerac (1hr15); and Bordeaux (2hr20).

The Blueberry Orchard is a very long term seasonal Commodity Investment for regular side income. It is a VERY RARE PROPERTY and it is much more profitable than B&B or Gite options.

Currently it is setup with 582 blueberry plants total, within 18 rows, with 6 varieties (Darrow, Bluecrop Bluegold, Patriot, Sierra & Bluejay) planted for self crossed pollination, and setup with an electric automatic irrigation water from the property well water (no charge). These blueberry plants have settled roots and should thrive for the next 75+ years, will grow between 1.6 m to 1.8m tall, and will provide the owner excellent regular annual income for a very long time (refunding your purchase).
• Newly established 582 blueberry plants will thrives for the next 75+ years
• Easy maintenance & irrigation (request details of operation)
• Simple hand-picking for 6 weeks per annual season
• See projected Income Image, figures based on sales @ lowest price to local Cooperative in bulk
• Option to expand orchard quickly up to 944 blueberry plants within existing rows, without much additional work
• Larger Option: Expansion of the entire field to provide an Orchard of 2470 blueberry plants (will provide steady income in excess of 50,000€/year)

• Its own deep water well (never dry out)
• 3,300 private wood area
• 98 m² stone barn (additional level possible)
• 10 m² additional storage rooms
• 2 x outbuildings (79.5m² total)
• 1 x wood shed storing up to 21,7m³ of firewood
• 49 m² green house tunnel (12 m long) with irrigation
• 7 Planter boxes veggie garden (can be expanded to much more)
• 1 x metal garden shed for garden supplies and tools
• 582 x blueberry Plants Orchard with irrigation from water well (expansion up to 2470 plants)
• 60 Black & red currents plants (mini orchard for additional income)
• Numerous fruits trees such as prunes, quinces, cherries, figs, pears, apples, walnuts, chestnuts, all providing options for more income
• Lots of planted goodies to discover
• Lot’s more to talk about and present when you visit and tour …..

• 3 Bedroom
• 2 full bathroom with Italian shower
• 1 Toilet with sink
• Brand New Open floor plan Kitchen
_Central Island
_Solid Burma Teak wood counter-top
_16 Electric outlets
_Dual cooking (electric and propane gas)
_Stainless steel large sink
_Stainless steel hood top
_Refrigerator, oven, and dishwasher included
• Double glazed windows throughout
• Mosquito screen (roll-up) everywhere
• Fully insulated roof & walls
• LED lighting throughout
• Cast Iron fire insert (15 kW) + Fuel furnace (23.5 kW) for 8 radiators w/2,500 liters tank
• Its own septic system
• Additional 20+ m² of built-in cabinet with oak door
• Basement for wine Enthusiast (200+ bottle racking spaces)


The Dordogne Region is the department of 1,000 Medieval Castles, very old underground caves from Neanderthal era, and many lakes and rivers. This region provides countless historic discovering of all sorts, as well as outdoors attractions such as fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, mountains biking, and more within its numerous national parks.

You are a short drive away from the famous ARNAC-POMPADOUR horse capital of France (20 min) providing racing, horse jumping, and show on regular basis. You are very close to ROUFFIAC LAKE (10 min), providing bathing and water-skiing, with a white sand beach during our hot/sunny summers.

Many nearby castles are available for visiting: Excideuil, Hautefort, Jumilhac le Grand, Bourdeilles, Montbrun, Chalus-Chabrol, Commarque, Strong House of Reignac, La Durandie, Puyguilhem, and many more… Medieval old Abbeys are also part of historical and land marks of this local area, such as Abbey Ruins of Villars, abbeys of Chancelade, Brantome Abbey, abbey of Echourgniac, etc…

Many little medieval villages classified as historic and touristic, such as Segur-le Chateau, Villars, Brantome, St Pardoux la Riviere, La Roche l’Abeille, St-Paul La Roche, Sorges (also the capital for black truffle mushroom) and many more within less than 40 min drive.

Several local underground caves to discover: Cave of Tourtoirace, Cave du Sorcier, Cave du Grand Roc, famous Caves of Lascaux, Cave of Roc de Cazelle, very famous Cave of Rocamadour, cave of Villars, and some troglodyte site with cave tour of La Roque St-Christophe and caves Font-de-Gaumes, and much more locally…

Many local markets available such as Objat, St Yrieix, Lanouaille, Excideuil, Thiviers, Nontron, Arnac-Pompadour, Uzerche, Lubersac, and many many more… For all gastronomy enthusiasts, you are in the PERIGORD region, with all its succulent “Foie Gras”, “Duck Confit”, “Goose Confit”, “Black Truffles”, “Duck patés or Rillettes”.

This is also the region for very large chestnuts (specialty Marron Glacés), Walnuts (local pressed oil can be found @ old Moulin), and dried prunes. Nearby, you have the CANTAL region, only 1hr30 min drive away, to discover the famous French cheeses (Cantal, Salers, Fourme d’Amber, et le Bleu d’Auvergne) directly from local producers from little villages (best prices for top quality). And for the wine enthusiasts, the areas of Bergerac and Montbazillac are available within 1hr45 drive, or a bit longer drive to the Bordeaux and Cognac Areas, or directly south to the Cahors areas…

All these gastronomic and wine regions are easily accessible on single day trip occasion for you to fill-up your basement with unmatched great wine at local producers’ prices, and enjoy delicious local recipes.

The property is also in the middle triangle of 3 large Natural National Parks: To the northeast the “Regional Park of Limousin”, to the Northwest the “Regional Park of Millevaches”, and south the “Regional Park Des Causses du Quercy”, for all their outdoor activities. Major rivers offer numerous activities, visits, and attractions all along such as the Vezere, the Dordogne, and the Correze.

This property is a Rare Opportunity, it is an investment that pays for all its expenses and will also provide additional income for longer than 75 years. Too much too list and explain!


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