Beautifully Restored Old Maison de Maître, 2nd. House to Restore, Barn, Pool, Stunning Views
Superb Maison de Maître, the main house, of generous proportions has great character and has been tastefully restored to a very high standard. It is in a wonderful position with spectacular views. The property also includes a second house to restore which has great potential, a large barn, a huge hangar with a glorious views over the valley, an old bread oven and another small outbuilding. Below this is a delightful salt water swimming pool within a charming garden setting, again with stunning views.
Situated on the Pilgrims' Route to Santiago de Compostela, in the Quercy Blanc region of limestone plateaux and fertile valleys, the property is located 9 miles south west of Cahors and 60 miles north of Toulouse. The nearest village is a 12 min drive away with all the local shops and a lively Sunday market. This charmingly restored old house is full of character and atmosphere. South facing, with large windows, it is beautifully light and sunny. Peacefully situated, with glorious views over the valley, the house is private but not isolated, decorated in soft colours with contrasting woodwork.
The accommodation comprises on the ground floor, the sitting room with a wood burning stove, a spacious well equipped kitchen and a utility room with a sink, shower and loo. On the first floor the master bedroom is south facing with an en-suite bathroom with bath and loo. Bedroom 2 is south facing. Bedroom 3 is west facing. There is a family shower room with a loo. The attic has a large bedroom and a further bedroom, with a bathroom and loo. All bathrooms have a heated towel rail. Gas central heating is installed.
Outside, there is a large 3-sided hangar with a built-in BBQ with wonderful views. Enclosed by mellow stone walls in the old kitchen garden is a large 12 x 6m private salt water swimming pool which catches the sun all day, alongside which is a colourful herbacous flower bed.
The terraced garden provides many levels on which to sit and relax and is attractively planted with mature box hedges, mixed borders and containers, and has fig trees laden with fruit in September. The garden has all sorts of wildlife including red squirrels, swallow-tail butterflies, hummingbird hawk moths, hoopoes, owls and courting frogs and extends to 3100m².
The above details are meant as a guide only. They are only indicative of the property, do not form any part of a contract and may be changed.
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