Located 10 mins north of Alès and just 5 mins from services in the Cévennes is this magnificent stone-built and fully restored Provençale farmhouse for sale offering 370m² of living space with two habitations including, on one side, a spacious living room with open kitchen and the other section has another big kitchen as well as eight bedrooms, five washrooms, a study, laundry, walk-in wardrobe, a loggia, terrace, garage, seven vaulted cellars, vehicle shelters and a 10x5m swimming pool on a total of 10000m² of gardens.
Constructed several centuries ago, this splendid, south-south-west facing, stone-built home enjoys the peace and tranquility of the countryside whilst being close to the benefits of town life. This beautiful property is, today, organised as a private apartment, gite and chambres d'hôtes.
The entrance is at the north facing side of the house with lots of parking space and a 15m² vehicle and motorbike shelter. A 30m² loggia allows access to the house and the 55m² living and dining room, complete with wood burner as well as air-conditioning and opening to its 14m² kitchen. Still at this garden-level of the house and south-facing is the 25m² covered terrace (perfect for creating a summer kitchen) with access to the seven vaulted cellars (total 150m²), currently serving as storage but which may serve other purposes.
Also at the southern edge of the building, a 26m² car shelter is attached to a stone staircase which leads up to a superb 28m² terrace on the first floor which leads inside to experience the full charm of this property with a 10m² entrance hall serving, to the right, a 26m² kitchen, 15m² study, 10m² walk-in wardrobe and 15m² laundry. To the left, via an 8m² corridor, is a suite with a 15m² bedroom and a 12m² space which could serve as a washroom and walk-in wardrobe.
A mezzanine, a few steps up from the entrance, allows access to a 5m² storeroom, toilet and a 16m² laundry room with shower.
Opposite the main entrance, a wooden door opens to a magnificent stone staircase leading to the second floor and seven bedrooms (two of 11m², 14m², two of 16m² and two of 17m², one of which on a mezzanine), as well as four washrooms (4m² & three of 6m²) with walk-in showers and four toilets, three of which are independent.
The layout of the rooms allows you to fully exploit the property as a gite or chambre d'hôtes, there are numerous possibilities.
The roof is covered in tile. The restoration of the house from top to bottom dates from 2006. Hot water is produced by electricity. Heating is produced by electricity with a wood burner and fireplace. The farmhouse has excellent insulation. Windows are wooden-framed and double-glazed. The property is served by a septic tank system up to current regulations at time of publication.
There is a well, a 10x5m chlorine-treated swimming pool with wooden terraces and a solar-powered shower.
This beautiful property has been tastefully and carefully restored and has lots of potential for various uses and living arrangements. The benefits of the countryside close to the town.
You will be 45 mins from Nîmes, its TGV station and airport, 1h from skiing, 1h10 from Montpellier (also TGV and airport), 1h10 from the beach and 1h15 from Avignon.