Beautifully restored large house in southwest France for sale
Lovely big house with rooftop terrace in France for sale. Beautifully restored, situated in the heart of a gorgeous village with shops and cafes, market and school, close to a lovely lake with a beach. Quality of life and commutable reach to International airports 65 mins to Toulouse or Bergerac,30 mins to TGV high speed train to Paris, Brussels, Nice and London.
This large, characterful house in the heart of one of the loveliest and most sought after villages in the Quercy region. Restored in charming “fin de siècle” style and featuring: 9 rooms including four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, garden, cellar, barn, workshops and garage parking for up to four cars. Sympathetically renovated, this property features original beams and wide old oak floorboards, a shady internal courtyard with a working well and wrought iron balconies and a large south-facing terrace.
Just some of the many features of the house include (more features and video can be provided):
GROUND FLOOR FRONT 34m2 Originally a dressmakers shop with the old shop front and awning - with exposed stone, wooden floor and original shop doorway and windows. Stone chimney niche, painted beamed ceiling and pretty double French doors leading to the next room.
GROUND FLOOR STUDY 12m2 Wooden floors, original fitted cupboards, fireplace. Double French doors to wrought iron balcony overlooking the internal courtyard.
KITCHEN (GROUND FLOOR) 10m2 Original tiled floor, original enamel sink, beech worktops, window and door to balconies.
MASTER BEDROOM (GROUND FLOOR) 25m2 Light and bright with exposed stone wall, wooden floor, glazed door to rear entry and balconies, double French doors to rear wrought iron balcony 4 m2. En-suite shower room high quality 'retro' style. shower basin and WC.
LIVING SPACE 37m2 A spiral staircase leads up to heart of the house. This bright and airy living space with kitchen has French doors and window to the roof terrace. Wooden floors, and Godin woodburner.
LOUNGE 26m2 With 2 high windows, exposed stone, fireplace with woodburner original wide old oak floor boards, high ceiling.
WORK SPACE 12m2 Large old fireplace with woodburner, wooden floor, enamelled sink, cupboards and window overlooking the courtyard and large perspex light well. Ideal work space.
With ample space and period features in abundance, this charming property is a veritable “tardis”. Built of pale Quercy stone over several centuries it retains the graceful style of the past but with the comforts of modern living. It has oil central heating throughout but we have also installed 3 woodburners for cosiness and ambiance. The property has a working well connected for watering terrace and gardens, excellent broadband connection. Features include wooden floors, shutters, tall windows/doors with original glass.
The ground floor can, if desired, be a completely self contained apartment with its own front door. The property has been lovingly restored using sympathetic, authentic styling and retaining as much as possible of the original features with high ceilings, wide floorboards, beams and exposed stone.
The village of Montaigu de Quercy is North Midi Pyrenees, at the very top of Tarn et Garonne, just south of Lot and Lot et Garonne, a beautiful area, now becoming discovered by Australian buyers as a wonderful destination. An authentic French lifestyle, superb food and countryside, fantastic history, a welcoming international community.
Price: 249,950 euro
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