Authentic 18C Manoir with Estate Buildings, Lake and Far-Reaching Views
Advert Reference: IP1207
For Sale By AgentAgency Name: Purslows Gascony View Agent's Microsite Find more properties from this Agent
|€1,385,000 is approximately:|
- Type: Residential (Country Estate, Country House, Mansion / Belle Demeure, Manoir / Manor House, House), Detached
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bath/ Shower Rooms: 4
- Habitable Size: 800 m²
- Land Size: 12 ha
- Set along a country lane on the outskirts of a small village. A substantial yet manageable period home ideal for receiving family and friends. Additional estate buildings, low maintenance garden and private lake.
- Character / Period Features
- Swimming Pool
On an elevated site the property has four buildings, the manoir, a contemporary cottage, former winery and farm barn. The main accommodation was comprehensively restored and remodelled 15 years ago using traditional materials and techniques. The ground floor has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, rich in period features including terracotta floors, ornate fireplaces and period timber doors. A traditional, symmetrical layout around a central hallway is highly appealing leading to two salons, an impressive dining room, family kitchen with a bodega for smaller gatherings. Underfloor heating with double glazing throughout.
The first floor landing mirrors the hallway below, with lateral corridors serving six spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms. From bedroom 6 a stair leads to an insulated and boarded attic.
Swimming pool, 13x5m, with tiled surround and integral roller cover.
Guest cottage, 64sqm, a recently refurbished contemporary villa, with kitchen, living-dining, 2 bedrooms sharing a shower-room. Electric panel heating and covered terrace with views over the lake.
Former winery, 160sqm, built in stone with a concrete floor and an appealing roofline, ideal as a space for informal receptions or would suit a collection of art or vehicles.
Farm barn, 240sqm, a brick and steel structure, as workshop, tractor and equipment store. Basin & WC.
12 hectares in all. A winding driveway runs from the entrance gates to a turning circle beside the main house and pool area. The entire estate is down to grass with feature trees including cedar, evergreen oak, parasol pine, silver birch and cypress. Private lake, 1.7 hectares (250x70m) approx., with small island.
A strong feature is the generous central hallway 15 metres in length. The ground floor has massive, exposed beams, pastel wall colours and terracotta tiles in different patterns. The dining room, an impressive 46sqm, is a splendid entertaining room. Two salons are over 30sqm and a further panelled snug as a games or office. The kitchen has an elevated fireplace and French windows to the garden and a bodega is ideal for informal meals. Service rooms include a laundry and wine cellar, boiler room and downstairs WC.
A grand period staircase in oak rises to a landing extending the full depth of the building. Lateral corridors lead off to a total of six bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the two main bedrooms having their own ensuite. The attic, 20x15m, is boarded and insulated with roof timbers and tiles in excellent condition. The first floor has exposed beams, pattern laid terracotta tile and décor in classic wallpapers and fabrics.
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