This stylish stone property flanked by 2 pigeonniers is set on a 3,000 sq.m plot with a swimming pool, offered for sale in a hamlet of the Tarn, between Albi and Cordes sur Ciel, in the Occitanie region of south west France.
Offering approx 200 sq.m of habitable space it is spacious with rooms of generous proportions, and it is outbuildings (to be restored) provide additional potential living space if so required.
Arrive at the edge of a hamlet by a graveled path to the property, on the left hand side, two barns (11,4m x 5m and 10 x 4,5m) which could be converted into gites, garages, or both. On the right hand side, the swimming pool (12m x 4m and 4m x 2m stairs with salt water treatment system) and the pool house.
Then we have two pigeonniers situated symmetrically in front of the house which give the impression of standing in front of a castle. The pigeonniers are 16 sq.m (one with two floors and the other with three floors). The entrance hall (6,2mx 2,5m) is typical of a Maison de Maitre in this region with the main entrance door, the old terracotta tiles and the wooden staircase.
On the right, we have the great dining room (6,1m x 5,9m) with antique painted concrete tiles and a wood burning stove. Following on is a nicely renovated and well equipped kitchen (6m x 5m): 2 built-in ovens (including a micro-wave), an induction cooker, double sink, extractor hood, wood plated storage units etc… A picture window leads out to the garden and another leads out to a graveled covered terrace to the rear, where you could have your meals in summer.
To the left of the entrance, we find the grand living room (6,4m x 5,6m) ornamented with a beautiful stone built fire place (fitted with a modern wood burning stove). The floor is laid with antique terracotta tiles. We continue on into a little “boudoir” (3m x 3m) which has a glazed door to the garden.
At the rear of the entrance hall we have a door leading to the second barn (to be restored) which has two levels (14mx5,2m) and connects with the covered graveled terrace to the back of the kitchen. An antique wooden staircase from the entrance hall brings us to the first floor:
On the left, we have two bedrooms (3,2m x 2,8m and 4,5m x 3,2m) and a bathroom fitted with a shower, washbasin and a toilet. A corridor leads to a large bedroom (6m x 5m requiring finishing work) with a modern wooden floor and exposed ceiling beams.
On the right, we have the main bedroom (6,1m x 5,6m), with antique wooden floor and exposed beams. A window gives a nice South-Easterly view. En suite bathroom (6 sqm) with bath, washbasin and wc.
A second staircase takes us to a partially converted attic divided into three rooms (6m x 6,3m +4,9m x 2,6m and 6,2m x 6m). Each one has a Velux window.