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Former Priory for sale Uzès- truffles, oaks, olives, pool

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 13
Bathrooms: 10
Land: 19 ha

Reference: J2-2327
£ 2,198,844
$ 2,836,790

This Old Priory was redesigned between the 15th and 16th centuries, has 450m2 of living area, a large reception space as well as a 80m2 caretaker's house, lovely pool and its summer kitchen and lounge, a sauna, garages, outbuildings, 19 hectares of oaks and truffle trees, olive trees and fields, all overlooking the river below. In a tranquil spot and yet close to all commerces it has equestrian potential, or even plant an AOP vineyard.
Originally built in the 15th century and extended in the 19th, its charm is clear today, with a long green oak and truffle oak lined lane from the entrance as well as its old olive trees, discretely sited, surrounded with manicured greenery.
Over 450m2 and on two floors arranged in a U shape with its courtyard as follows:
Ground floor from an entrance with a stone staircase and with underfloor heating, there are several spacious living rooms some with stone vaults, in the west wing is the Grand Salon with a fine local stone fireplace, with access and views of the lovely internal stone courtyard. There is also the dining room and fully equipped kitchen with its access to the covered terrace and its breathtaking views of the property.
In the east wing is another large living room with more access and views to the inner courtyard as well as a separate WC for guests.
First floor
East wing bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bathroom, bedroom 3 with a shower room, bedroom 4 with a shower room, bedroom 5 with shower room, bedroom 6 with shower room, bedroom 7 with shower room.
West wing Laundry, bedroom 8, bedroom 9 with shower room, bedroom 10 with shower room, bedroom 11 with bathroom, bedroom 12 with shower room,
Mezzanine office
Second floor in a tower- bedroom 13 with bathroom and dressing room and in the other tower a sauna with shower and toilet.

Detached house with 80m2 of living space over two floors - on the ground floor is a kitchen, dining room and living room and on the first floor a bedroom and a bathroom.
Heated pool 17m x 6.5m. and the pool area which is cut into the rock with a dry stone wall.
Garages, outbuildings for storage and a gym.
Grounds This beautiful green setting of 19 hectares provides large areas of lawn, a landscaped garden with automatic watering fed by a borehole, a green oak wood, and truffle oaks, thirty olive trees and a large field. There is a very popular truffle harvest every year and the option of home made olive oil, not to mention that of planting vines for one's own wine.
General condition This house has been carefully renovated and has retained all its charm and authenticity. Some updating might be needed to replace work done longer ago. Oil fired central heating is throughout the house, underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators upstairs, electric heating in the caretaker's house. Mains water supply and a septic tank.

Overall this is a charming property in an idyllic environment which could make a fine family home and with potential for commercial activity.