This stunning former mill owner’s house dates back to the 17th century. It has been superbly restored to the highest specifications under architect’s direction and retaining numerous original features. It comes with 4 bedrooms, lovely landscaped gardens and private dining terraces, the lake and woodland extending to 11 acres.
It is situated in a hidden valley a short distance from the historic towns of St Antonin Noble Val, Cordes, Najac and Parisot. Toulouse airport is 75 mins drive via the A20 autoroute.
All windows benefit from double glazing and all rooms are light
Through the stone archway with 1799 inscribed, up the steps into the SUMMER ROOM (28.4 m²) leading to a dining terrace with its wrought iron balustrade and ancient stone fireplace overlooking the woodland and lake; thence to a further splendid LIVING /DINING/MUSIC ROOM (51 m²) with a magnificent stone fireplace, ceiling to full roof height and door to a terrace; archway into the well fitted and equipped KITCHEN leading out to the DINING TERRACE benefiting from the morning sun perfect for breakfast; thence to the SOUILLARDE with its ancient stone sink ‘evier’; thence to the LIBRARY (24 m²) which can serve as a bedroom, high ceiling, range of book shelving to ceiling height, door to the rear terrace; from the summer room into an inner hall leading to a luxury BATHROOM with spa bath, separate shower, double basins and wc; capacious MASTER BEDROOM (18.5 m²) built in cupboards, ceiling to roof height; stairs up to the MEZZANINE STUDY/BEDROOM with door out to yet another private terrace.
Accessed by the staircase from the main living room to another SITTING ROOM (24 m²) which could easily serve as a bedroom; BEDROOM 3 (25 m²) and separate SHOWER ROOM, twin basin and wc.
Accessed from exterior is the STUDIO/BEDROOM (25 m²) with built in sofa beds, ENSUITE SHOWER and wc. Also the cool WINE CELLAR with its stone vaulted ceiling; LAUNDRY/UTILITY/BOILER ROOM (23 m²) with oil fired boiler, tanks in a separate room.
As mentioned earlier there are numerous surprises in the form of private sunbathing and shady dining terraces as you round each corner. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with lovely views of the lake, waterfall and green woodland teeming with flora and fauna including kingfishers , wild deer etc.
Though this magnificent and tranquil property appears to be out of the way it is not isolated as it is within a few minutes of the aforementioned villages and towns. The present owners have loved living here for the past 30 years.
Condition: Restored, ready to move into
No. of floors: 3
No. of rooms: 9
Living rooms: 2
Habitable size: 250 m²
Living room sizes: 28.4 m²/51 m²
Kitchen: Fully fitted
Heating: Oil fired central heating, solar heated water system, wood burners
Taxe Fonciere: 842 € pa
Property type: Detached country house
Condition: Fully restored
Date of construction: 17th century
Outbuilding: Timber garden shed, garden tool room
Land: Garden, lake, woodland
Land size: 45,907 m²
Drainage: Septic tank
Purified water from private source
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