Beautiful Maison de Maitre located in a peaceful elevated position with views.

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A beautiful, traditional and classic maison de maitre located in a peaceful and elevated position with 360 degree views over the surrounding countryside. Located only 5 minutes from a popular market town with all facilities this property has been sympathetically restored (new plumbing, electrics, boiler and septic tank) retaining a wealth of original features including windows, wooden floors, fireplaces, radiators and ambience.

The house extends in total to approximately 450m2 over 2 floors although there is scope to convert the large attic space if required. This classic house has accommodation as follows:

Large full length hallway

Drawing Room

Sitting Room with Jotel woodburning stove

Kitchen with 3 oven electric AGA and huge fireplace

Shower Room

Laundry room

Study/Bedroom 5

Steps down to WINE CELLAR/Boiler room with Geminox Oil fired boiler.

Large full length landing

Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom

Guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom

2 further bedrooms

Bathroom

The staircase leads onto the attic floor with 4 large rooms (with access to plumbing/electrics) with scope to create additional space.

A particular and rare feature of the property is the stunning COURTYARD behind the house which comprises the following:

GUEST COTTAGE

A charming traditional Gascon cottage with exposed beams, ancient tomette floor and a wealth of other features. The cottage house been successfully let by the present owners which has brought in a significant rental income. The cottage was renovated in 2010 and comprises:

Hall with exposed wooden wall

Sitting Room/Kitchen

Washing Room

2 large bedrooms

Bathroom

STABLES APARTMENT

A quirky and recently converted former stable which is very popular with guests and friends. The apartment benefits from its own basic kitchen and shower room.

GAMES ROOM

A lovely rustic games room (20mx6m) with exposed beams and an indestructable gravel floor.

GARDEN STORE

A useful room with shelves and staricase leading to 2 rooms above with potential to be converted.

GARAGE

A large garage with rooms for several cars.

WORKSHOP

A substancial room currently used as a workshop but could be used for the storage of classic cars or other things.

FORMER WINE ROOM

Currently unused but overlooking the swimming pool the current owners have plans to convert into a POOL HOUSE. 

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

The gardens and grounds are very special and extend to 3.5 hectares. Surrounding the house are century old cedar and oak trees with a lovely mature chestnut tree lying infront of the house within a circular former carriage driveway. In the autumn months the front of the house turns into a blanket of pink as old cyclamen thrives.

To the side of the house is a large sweeping lawn leading down to more old cedar trees with fabulous views over vines and rolling countryside beyond. There are 3 small (unfenced) paddocks to the front and rear of the house suitable for horses. From the courtyard is a stunning ancient avenue leading away from the pigonnier in the courtyard.

A fabulous 12m swimming pool with automatic cover lies behind the property within its own hedged area and within easy reach of the house

 

  • House
  • View over vines from the house
  • House and outbuildings
  • Pool
  • Pool
  • Pool
  • Cottage and pigonnier
  • House and field with hay bales
  • Drawing room
  • Drawing room
  • Sitting room
  • Hallway
  • master bedroom
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  • Swimming pool
  • Pool
  • House from vines
  • Cyclamen
  • House and grounds
  • Avenue and house
  • Outbuildings
  • The property and land
  • House and courtyard
  • House in autumn
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  • Cottage wisteria
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Guest bedroom
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  • Bathroom
  • Hall
  • Workshop/Barn
  • Cottage living room/kitchen
  • Cottage bedroom
  • Stables
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  • Stables and outbuilding
  • Apples and fruit trees
  • cyclamen
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  • Cedars
  • Pool and pigonnier
  • Outbuildings and Virginia creaper
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  • Courtyard and guest cottage
  • Swimming pool
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  • Chestnut and carriage circle
  • Games room
  • Lavandar
  • Landing
  • Hallway
  • Master bedroom and bathroom
  • Staircase
  • Staircase
  • Kitchen and AGA
  • Landing
  • Hallway
  • bathroom
  • View from house over vines
  • Old door and rose
  • Red squirrel on the barn
  • House and vines
  • Ancient avenue and pigonnier
  • Stables cottage
  • House front
  • Setting
  • Hedge lined driveway
  • Guest cottage and wisteria