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(26) Drome

Fortified House, Guest House & Outbuildings for sale


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 3.5 ha

Reference: T8-1487-1426
£ 790,088
$ 1,017,391

This group of buildings of rare architectural quality consists of a renaissance fortified house, a Guest house and numerous outbuildings set around two courtyards. Only 10 minutes from the A49, the TGV and Romans. The ensemble consists of a fortified mansion, a series of outbuildings, a guest house, a beautiful inner courtyard with an old well and a second inner courtyard enclosed by walls. Original stables.

Fortified Main House.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, large terracotta floor tiles, vaulted ceiling, stone fittings. A door onto the inner courtyard. A dining room (26.20 m2), large terracotta floor tiles, French ceiling, magnificent monumental fireplace. Kitchen (14.46 m2), sandstone floor, French ceiling. A scullery. A shower room (13.59 m2), sandstone floor, French ceiling, shower, sink, bidet, separate WC. A living room (50.30 m2), large terracotta floor tiles, French ceiling, fireplace. One bedroom (17.95 m2), ceiling in the French style. One Room (33 m2), floor to redo, French ceiling, French window to the South. 2 rooms (27 m2) including a ceiing with 'croissés d'ogives' and the other with its French ceiling that is used as a boiler-storeroom.
In the extension to the East:
3 Stables and an Awning (overall of about 220 m2).
A large basement vaulted wine cellar (60 m2), with a dirt floor and 2 vents.
South : Beautiful Dovecote (6 m2) with a Mezzanine floor
A small independent building (18 m2) with a barbecue area. - Another independent entrance coming from the inner courtyard
A stone staircase leads towards:
First Floor: The Hall of Honour (69.80 m2), parquet floor, French ceiling, monumental fireplace, beautiful door frames.
A bedroom (28.72 m2), carpet on floor, French ceiling. - A bedroom (19.10 m2), a shower room ensuite. Wooden floor. A toilet cabinet (5.18 m2), washbasin, bidet, WC. Bedroom (16.22 m2), carpet floor on wooden floor, French ceiling.
In the extension of this 1st Floor: 2attics of 145 and 70 m2 suitable for conversion.
2nd floor: A landing (36 m2) serving 3 attics of 70, 40 and 22 m2.

The Wing:
Ground Floor; 3 Storage spaces (65 m2 approximately). A large room above (75 m2), old silkworm farm,old floor, mansarded ceiling, exposed beams, double glazing.

Guest House (completely restored in 2008):
Ground Floor: A living room (32.50 m2), beamed ceilings, sandstone floor, fireplace with insert. A French window to the large inner courtyard. Kitchen (11.50 m2), sandstone floor. A wooden staircase to the First Floor: Study (10.46 m2), sandstone floor. A boiler room (8.20 m2), new gas boiler of 5.000 liters. - One Bedroom (13.62 m2), sandstone floor. A shower room, shower, washbasin, WC.
First Floor: A playroom/Games room (33.52 m2), parquet floor. A room to finish (10.10 m2), parquet floor, walls to plaster. A space off which is: Second Bedroom (9.58 m2), parquet floor. Third Bedroom (13.54 m2), parquet floor. A bathroom (5.32 m2), bath, washbasin, WC.

A stable (150 m2),with beautiful stone pillars,
attic partly convertible.
A stable (65 m2), convertible attic space. An lean-to (50 m2).
100 m from buildings 2 open sheds.

Land: 3.5 hectares of uninterrupted land with very beautiful trees.
Comments; This property appears to be in excellent condition.
Oil fired C.H. in the main house. Gas C.H. in the Guest House.
Electricity, Septic tank, Alarm System, Mains Water, Spring Water.
Roofs and frames renewed.
In the main house 338m2 of living space has been restored and 458m2 of attic space could be converted.
The outbuildings overall amount to 281m2 surface area.
Guest House. 162m2 of living space has been restored. 80m2 of attic space could be converted.
Surface of the Stables 220m2. Surface of the lean-to, 60m2.