ABOUT THE PROPERTY

Between Vieillevie and Montsalvy, the property is approached from a small country lane. Once you arrive at the property you are met by the sight of a very individual, Auvergnat style house surrounded by gardens and woodland with far reaching views to the surrounding countryside and the Lot Valley. The house, with accommodation over three levels,  is centrally located in the plot of land, which amounts to a total of approximately 1,670 square metres.

  • Attractive four bedroom detached house

  • Traditional lauze stone roof

  • Period features

  • Double-glazed throughout (DPE 181 Kwh, GES 5Kg)

  • Efficient zoned electric heating system

  • Total living area 185 square metres (1,990 square feet)

  • Lovely secluded rural location

  • Septic tank waste and drainage system.

  • Taxe Fonciere (property tax) is EUR 470 per year.

GROUND FLOOR

The ground floor of the house provides a large kitchen, a utility room and a shower-cloakroom. The barn provides a summer living room currently used as a workshop and storage room. The ground floor is tiled with terracotta tiles.

Kitchen - 5.4 m x 3.7 m - a well equipped kitchen with a range of base units and work surfaces. The built in appliances are included. Double doors into the garden provide views to the countryside beyond.

Utility Room - 2.9 m x 3.0 m - with a sink and room and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher.

 

Cloakroom - 2.9 m x 0.8 m -  with toilet, sink and wash hand basin.

Storage Room - 5.0 m x 4.0 m - a large and useful room entered by double doors from the garage area.

FIRST & SECOND FLOORS

A staircase from the kitchen leads to the first floor where there is a large living/dining room,two bedrooms and a bathroom. Stairs lead to the second floor where there are a further two bedrooms and a bathroom. Wood flooring and exposed beams on these levels give a very cozy, country feel to the accommodation.

Living Room - 9.0 m x 4.3 m - a large, light and airy room with lovely views to the countryside. A traditional cantou houses a large and efficient log burner. Off the main area is the old scullery (2.6 m x 2.1 m). A door at the rear of this room leads to the outside where there is a log store and wooded garden.

The second floor of the house is reached by stairs from the Living Room and provides the master bedroom and en suite bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - 4.9 m x 4.5 m - a beautiful double aspect double bedroom.

Bathroom 1 - 2.65 m x 1.8 m -  the en suite to Bedroom 1 with toilet, wash hand basin and bath. 

A door provides access from the Living Room to the Veranda and Barn - 5.3 m x 1.4 m - a large, bright and sunny area with full width sliding double glazed doors.

Bedroom 2 - 5.0 m x 4.0 m - a light and airy double bedroom with views over the valley.

Bedroom 3 - 3.7 m x 2.9 m -a light and airy double bedroom with views over the rear woodland.

 

Bedroom 4 - 2.8 m x 2.5 m - a light and airy single attic bedroom with views over the valley.

 

Storage Room - 2.1 m x 2.5 m - a door from bedroom 4  leads to a large walk  in storage room.

Bathroom 2 - 1.7 m x 2.2 m - with toilet, wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

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GARDEN AND OUTSIDE

Double French doors from the kitchen provide access to a small garden area directly in front of the house. This garden has a lawn, a large wooden terrace and well stocked flower beds. Being adjacent  to the kitchen this is a lovely area for summer living. A stone staircase leads up from the side of the house to a small, private stone terrace and a workshop.

At the rear and the house is a sloping woodland area of oak, beech and chestnut trees with a grassed terrace.

 

Another similar area can be found at the side of the house.

Storage for logs is also found at the rear of the house along with concrete standing for additional parking.

Across the small lane from the house is the largest garden area. Much of this area is laid to lawn with mature shrubs, walnut and pecan trees and a productive vegetable patch. The area is easy to maintain.

The total land that comes with the house is 1,670 square metres.

Between the house and the barn there is  large open garage (5m x 5m). This provides parking for a car plus plenty of room for storage and working. An outside water tap is located here.

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Site build by Ray Stiff, January 2020 - Raystiff6@googlemail.com