Situated in the beautiful open countryside of the Causse du Quercy, south of Cahors-Large restored Quercy property+ 2 Gites and pool. Beautifully restored by the current owners.
- Reference: SR-8156
- Property Type: House
- Status: Available
- Location: 46230, Lalbenque, Lot, Occitanie
- Habitable Space: 600 m2
- Land Space: 3.5 ha
- Sale Price: €556,500
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 5
- Pool: Yes
- Agent Fees Included? Yes
Situated in the beautiful open countryside of the Causse du Quercy, just south of Cahors is this traditional Quercy property. Beautifully restored by the current owners, the large property is composed of the main house, along with 2 gites, a magnificent barn, converted into the most wonderful reception room with full facilities for entertaining, a heated pool, sauna, boules pitch all surrounded by its 3.5 Hectare park and gardens.
A wonderful property in a great location, with easy access to the A20 motorway under 20 mins and 1 hr south to the International airport at Toulouse To the north is the historic town of Cahors, the principal town of the Lot, , full commercial facilities, railway station, hospital and the wonderful weekly market and selection of restaurants.
Day to day facilities can be found in Lalbenque, a village famed for its annual Truffle market held from Dec to March and the surrounding smaller villages and 20 mins drive in the town of Caussade.
Main house -135m2.
From the sunny, private terrace is the entrance into the fully fitted and equipped kitchen (12m2) which leads through into a family lounge/dining room (39m2) with the character retained in the large stone fireplace and beamed ceiling and French doors opening out onto the garden. There is also a utility room and WC on this level. A wooden staircase in the lounge leads to the
On this level there are three bedrooms, Bedroom 1 (18m2) with dressing area, bedroom 2 (21m2) with fitted wardrobes and the traditional stone sink ?evier?, and bedroom 3 (16m2) again with fitted wardrobes.
A family bathroom with bath, overhead shower and washbasin, and separate WC and a shower room with walk-in shower and washbasin.
The hallway on this floor also has a second stone staircase leading back down to the outside courtyard.
Gîte 1 - 141.5m2
The original, enclosed stone staircase leading up to the covered terrace, traditionally known as a Bolet offers a wonderful area to admire the garden and enjoy the view over the open countryside.
From the terrace you enter into the spacious dining room (20m2) with its adjoining fitted kitchen (10.5m2) on through into the spacious lounge (32m2) with original parquet floor and large fireplace. A bathroom (6m2) with separate WC and a shower room (5m2).
The three bedrooms are on the next level, the attic conversion- bedroom 1 (32m2) with built in wardrobes, bedroom 2 & 3 both (9.6m2) are within the two levels of the tower the ?pigeonnier?.
Gîte 2 ? 50m2
Situated across the courtyard in a separate stone building with adjoining pigeonnier.
A private terrace area at the front leading into a small entrance hall and the fitted kitchen (10m2), a shower room (4.9m2), separate WC and through into the ground floor level of the pigeonnier for the lounge area (10.6m2) and on the 1st and 2nd levels accessed by ladder steps are the 2 bedrooms both (10.6m2).
This very impressive barn conversion with its exposed stone walls and open beamed full height ceiling, ground floor (140m2) and mezzanine (70m2) offers the most wonderful space to host family gatherings, events, exhibitions etc. The huge main room can easily seat 30 people for dining with its built in fireplace, bar area, surround music system and lighting a fantastic party room! Below the mezzanine area is a separate lounge, private office, separate area with 2 WC?s with washbasins and fully fitted and equipped kitchen with independent access. A staircase leads up to the mezzanine level currently fitted out as a Gym and with a private relaxation space for massage, reading etc. The barn could easily be converted into another spacious dwelling with the kitchen, toilets, heating etc already in place.
Covered relaxation area
Adjoining Gîte 2 is another area in which to relax converted from an open sided barn and now offering an area to eat and cook in the summer kitchen and to relax away from the heat of the sun in summer.
The spacious gardens surround the property and offer space to relax and enjoy the far reaching views of the beautiful countryside. A fully secured and heated swimming pool with sunbathing terraces, a sauna with music system, a flood lit boules pitch and double barbecue offer everything for a wonderful holiday location for family or guests.Within the grounds are a workshop, 2 wells and a traditional bread oven
The main house has its own electricity and water meters, septic tank and heating system separate from the 2 Gîtes.
Double glazed throughout.
The property is being sold inclusive of the furnishings in the 2 Gîtes and the Reception room.
Alistair Lockhart. Property Director, FrenchEntrée
- 2 Gîtes and Pool.
- Railways available
- Golf in area
- Tennis locally
- Shopping and markets
- Popular Tourist Area
- TGV Trains close by
- Motorways close
- River pursuits
- Parc naturel régional des Causses du Quercy
- Cahors and Lot Valley
- Cahors Wine District