Unconverted barn for sale near Giat, Auvergne, France

Price £70,000
Unconverted barn for sale near Giat, Auvergne, France

Unconverted barn with full planning permission for conversion in the Auvergne region of France

A south facing stone barn with full planning permission for conversion to a six bedroom property with some of the work already commenced, set on a 3,500 sqm plot with fruit trees and conveniently located near the market town of Giat in the Auvergne region of France

Price £70,000 (plus notaire's fees)

A south facing barn for sale in department 63.


Approximately 10 minutes drive from small market town of Giat, on the edge of a small hamlet, located on rural lane used very infrequently.

Giat has a train station, a bank, post office, supermarket, hotel and restaurant, shops and a market once every two weeks all year.

Approximately two hours east of Limoges (served by Ryanair and Flybe) and one hour west of Clermont Ferrand (served by Air France).

The barn

The barn has full planning permission (permis du construire) for four bedrooms (one with ensuite), bathroom, hallway and utility room / workshop on the ground floor.

On the first floor is an open plan living room, central atrium and kitchen / dining room.

There are two en suite bedrooms on the second floor.

Final conversion will provide the following habitable accommodation:
• Ground floor of approximately 195 square metres
• First floor of approximately 165 square metres (excluding full height atrium)
• Optional second floor of approximately 45 square metres

Conversion works have already commenced:

Work started

Exterior works completed:

External drainage works complete excluding installation of septic tank.

Boundary wall constructed to form support for new car port roof.

Approximately 50% of exterior walls repointed in lime mortar.

Interior works completed:

Ground floor excavated and sub-base installed for new floor.

New concrete foundations installed for oak frame and spiral stair.

Welsh slate blue / grey flagstones included to cover entire ground floor.

The project is ready for the formation of a new oak frame. The design is complete and contacts can be supplied of very experienced English oak framers who will cut and erect the frame on site. Contacts can be supplied of local wood yards which will supply the new oak.

At this stage the interior room layout remains fully adaptable to suit a buyers requirements.


Approx. 3500 metre square south facing garden.

Permission for side extension to provide car port and wood storage area.

Newly established fruit trees.


Water connected, electricity and phone on lane outside.

Permission in place for septic tank.

Other pictures available on request.

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