Delightful renovated countryside house with a swimming pool set on a lovely plot of 1/2 an acre near Albi in the Tarn. This fully renovated stone built house is located 5km from the small town of Tanus with its bank, bakers and bars, 6km from Pampelonne with more extensive facilities including a post office and 1 km from the hamlet of Les Fournials.
The house is believed to have been built in the seventeenth century and comprises three floors with around 110 sqm of living space plus a cellar of around 60 sqm. The property has been tastefully restored with the current owners replacing the roof some 14 years ago and restoring the property ensuring that all of the 17th century features are retained.
On entering the property to the left we find a lovely lounge with working fireplace, exposed beams and the most superb original floors. To the left is the large kitchen with its triple aspect and well-appointed, a range cooker, dishwasher, refrigerator and dining table and chairs to seat 8. Exposed stone to two walls, decorative stone sink and exposed beams. Here we have access out into the garden and pool. The first floor we find two en-suite bedrooms again original features throughout including oak doors for the build in wardrobes. The second floor where there is a further bedroom, bathroom and TV room.
There is a swimming pool (9m x 5m) supported by automatic pH control and so is low maintenance. The pool has a slatted cover which meets regulatory requirements. There is a ruin and a garden area, which is well-populated with trees and has an irrigation system, to the west of the house. The pool is surrounded by decking, which also provides a large space for dining and there are wonderful 360 degree panoramic views from around the whole house. There is also a large cellar with boiler for central heating and hot water installed approximately 12 years ago. Swimming pool equipment. Second fridge freezer, washing machine.
ABOUT THE AREA
The centre of Carmaux lies 15 minutes’ drive to the west and offers many restaurants, shops and its mining and glass museums. The centre of the cathedral city of Albi lies 28 minutes to the south-west offering a wide range of shops and services. The airport city of Rodez is 48km away and Toulouse an hour and 15 minutes.
This property would make an ideal family home or a holiday home as all the comforts are already in place.