This stone farmhouse was lovingly restored in 2012/2013 to the highest standards, with attention to every détail, and respecting the authenticity.
Resulting in a beautiful 4 bedroom home with incredible countryside views. Sitting in 1ha (2 acres) of tended gardens with exterior terraces and vegetable garden, adjoining workshop/barn, chicken coop and an 8 x 4m heated salt-water swimming pool.
The rest of the land consists of a 2,5Ha (6 acre) paddock currently used for grazing horses and a wooded area of approx. 1,8Ha (4.5 acres) consisting mainly of oak and sweet chestnut trees previously harvested for firewood.
Downstairs a substantial kitchen-diner (50m²), with solid oak bespoke kitchen, including island with cupboards, drawers and built-in butchers block.
A gas range cooker with 2 electric ovens, 6 burners and a separate Wood burner with built-in oven in the dining area. Separate WC and utility area with plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and storage space.
Travertine tiled floor throughout with underfloor heating.
The lounge with its exposed stone walls, chestnut beams, stone chimney and the solid oak staircase leading to the 1st Floor with solid oak flooring throughout and central heated with radiators.
The Master suite certainly lives up to its name.
With its stunning dimensions of 9.5 x 5.5m, totalling 52m²
The 5m-high vaulted ceiling with exposed chestnut beams and stone walls.
En-suite with WC, sink, bidet and walk-in shower
Two sets of patio doors give access to the (oak framed) hardwood deck of over 60m² surrounding the master suite, and providing almost 360 degree views of the famed Aveyron Valleys and rivers.
An oak and zinc roofed area covering approx. half of the rear deck, let's you enjoy at all times, shading you from the hot sun or keeping you dry on a drizzly day.
2 other bedrooms and a lovely family bathroom.
Further a studio with its living area, en-suite and mezzanine sleeping area,and separate access.
The home benefits from a number of Eco-friendly features, ensuring lowered energy costs.
The ground floor has travertine stone tiles throughout with underfloor heating. Hot water is provided by a solar hot water system backed up by an air source heat pump. . A septic tank with a reed bed filtration system inspected and conform
The house sits in approx.. 2 acres of established gardens with a swimming pool with sun
terrace, boule court, stone fire pit area, vegetable garden and orchard, garage / workshop,
6 acres of paddocks and 4 1?2 acres of woodlands.
The nearest village, La Salvetat-Peyralès, is a quick 5 minute drive and provides a mini supermarket, bakery, butchers, pharmacy, medical centre, garage, petrol station, garden centre, bar/restaurant, monthly market, regular social activities/clubs and events at the
village hall. There are also a number of organic food suppliers and camp-sites nearby.
Also just a 5 minute drive away, or a half hour walk, is the River Viaur which is a popular place for swimming, kayaking, fishing and walking and BBQs. There are also a number of guided walks and marked trails.
The town of Rieupeyroux is a 10 minute drive and has larger supermarkets, banks, DIY stores and other facilities not found in La Salvetat-Peyralès.
Within a half hour drive are a number of towns recognised as Beaux Villages of France incl.. Najac, Belcastel, and also various places of interest to visit incl.. Albi and daily markets in the summer.
Rodez airport is an approx.. 40 minute drive and is serviced by RyanAir flights from the UK between June and October (2 per week). There are also flights to Paris, Dublin and Brussels.
Toulouse Airport is a 90 minute drive and has approx.. 4 flights daily from Heathrow,
Price including agency fees : 715.