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Special features include:
• 3 main reception rooms and delightful external summer rooms
• Oil-fired central heating installed
• Excellent potential to create further accommodation if required
• Fine range of outbuildings including traditional pigeonnier and games room
• 15m heated swimming pool

Location :

Tarn, S. W. France ~ A picturesque setting of almost an acre, protected by handsome high hornbeam hedgerows. Also enjoying magnificent views over open and unspoilt countryside for many, many miles. Close to local amenities (15 minutes to Gaillac and 10 minutes to Cahuzac-sur-Vere) and only 20 minutes drive to the much admired UNESCO World Heritage City of Albi. Less than an hour’s drive to Toulouse and the International airport.

Summary :


Features : heated pool, outbuildings, central heating, wine cellar, garage
Condition : Restored
Bedrooms : 3
Bathrooms : 2

Accommodation :

- The house and the extensive outbuildings are approached by two main driveways. At the front of the house is a walled courtyard (18.6m x 8.5m) and the interior accommodation of approximately 210m2 comprises:


- Entrance Hallway opening on the right hand side to

- Comfortable Sitting Room (5.1m x 3.7m) with views to the courtyard and to the rear of the property. Beamed ceiling and open fireplace with “Clearview” wood-burning stove. Two central heating radiators. To the right of the fireplace is a useful storage area.

- A door from the sitting room leads to a Storage Room (5m x 4.1m) having power and water, this room could easily be incorporated into the main house.

- Leading off the left hand side of the hallway is an Attractive Dining Room (4.5m x 4.3m) with two windows overlooking the courtyard, beamed ceiling and Toulouse brick fireplace with “Clearview” wood-burning stove. Also two built in cupboards and two central heating radiators.

- A doorway from the dining room leads through to

- The Main Sitting Room (5.2m x 5m) is both spacious and handsomely designed with high beamed ceiling, original tiled floor and fireplace with “Clearview” wood burning stove. Also two central heating radiators and fitted wall cupboard. Glazed double doors open to a Terrace.

- Access from the dining room to The Kitchen (7.6m x 2.6m) having two west facing windows with fine views and enjoying the amazing sunsets. A worktop, in Dordogne stone, runs the length of the kitchen with fitted cupboards and drawers under. The fittings include a deep stone sink, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. Also “Lacanche” range cooker with electric oven and 4-ring gags hob. There is a very large larder cupboard which also houses the fridge. Two central heating radiators and terracotta tiled floor.

- Separate WC with washbasin and window.

- From the kitchen double oak doors open to The Summer Room (7m x 3.75m) with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, central heating radiator and “Godin” wood burning stove. A raised seating area is below a full width window overlooking the westerly views and enjoying the sunsets. Large double metal three quarter double-glazed doors open to the Terrace and onwards to the swimming pool. A door opens to

- An open-fronted Covered Area/Studio overlooking the swimming pool and having window to the west and polished concrete floor. Note: septic tank provision has been made should it be wished to create a ground floor bedroom in this area.

- This in turn leads on to an External Covered Dining Terrace with polished concrete floor and four lime rendered pillars clad in climbing plants. Electric socket and outside shower.

- From the entrance hall an impressive lime-washed oak staircase leads up to the FIRST FLOOR

- Bedroom No. 1. (on the right hand side) (5.3m x 4.3m) with beamed ceiling, double aspect windows and two central heating radiators.

- Inner hallway with built in cupboard.

- Bedroom No. 2. (4.1m x 3.7m) (on the left hand side) having window overlooking the courtyard, two central heating radiators and built-in cupboard.

- Family Bathroom (4.9m x 2.5m) (on the right hand side) with terracotta tiled floor, window to the west and antique cast iron bath. Also copper washbasin set into a Dordogne stone surround, deep walk-in shower, WC and two heated towel rails.

- At the end of the hallway is the Master Bedroom (No. 3.) (5.4m x 4.8m) with double aspect windows to the east and south enjoying the superb views. Beamed ceiling and built in cupboard. Two central heating radiators.

- Ensuite Bathroom with terracotta tiled floor and roll-top cast iron bath, WC, washbasin, heated towel rail and large step-in shower.

Outside :

- The Two-Storey Barns attached to the main house on the north side could easily be converted as power and water are available. They include:

- No. 1. Workshop with a door from the courtyard and also having a door connecting to the storage room in the house. Original manger. There is a staircase leading to the upper floor which is also over the storage room.

- No. 2. Open to full roof height with concrete floor and housing the oil storage tank, the central heating boiler. Also mezzanine storage area.

- Garage with concrete floor and open to full roof height. There are also two large shuttered openings on the north side.

- Pigeonnier now used as a wood store

- The Impressive Games Room (7m x 4.6m) has two glazed panels and glazed double entrance doors, travertine floor and is open to full roof height with beamed ceiling. Also three central heating radiators, exposed stone wall, additional window to the north and light and power installed.

- Garage with concrete floor, electric light and extensive mezzanine storage above.

- THE GROUNDS extend to 3920m2 – almost an acre and include a lawned garden area abutting the courtyard with two large cherry trees and hornbeam hedging.

- There is an additional lawned garden area to the north side, again with hornbeam hedging, two large fig trees, silver birch, beach and Chanticleer flowering pear trees.

- The 15m heated Swimming Pool has an electric cover and is set in landscaped surroundings.

- A Pigeonnier Building is used as a Pool House, housing pool equipment and chlorine treatment system.

- Deep Well – useful for garden watering.

** Agency fees paid by the Vendor.

Services: adsl, mains electricity, mains water, septic tank, telephone, well.

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