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(47) Lot et Garonne

Elegant late XVIIIth C. Manoir, guest cottage, pool

property sold

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 2.15 ha

Reference: M6-LS392
£ 755,274
$ 974,400

A most handsome, late XVIIIth C. Manoir with Napoleon III Facade, set in over 2.1ha with views, guest cottage and swimming pool, near the bustling market town of Agen, in countryside yet 10 minutes from town and villages,Toulouse international airport 75 mins away.The property is approached up a long country lane and drive, and has a classical Napoleon III façade. Ample parking is available next to the cottage and to the side of the main building.

Ground floor
Steps lead up to the double door entrance into the hallway ( 4.2m x 6.1m) with old red and white terracotta tiles and high ceiling. Double doors to the left lead into the salon (5.5m x 6.3m) with wooden floors, open fireplace with decorative over mantle, ornate plaster ceiling and 3 windows out to the gardens, making it a bright and airy room. The dining room ( 5.9m x 6.5m) is to the right of the hall and has a wooden floor, decorative open fireplace, original fitted dressers and two windows to the front gardens. The country kitchen ( 5.1m x 4.2m) is behind the dining room and is fully fitted and equipped. Rear hallway with cloakroom. Snug living room ( 5.0m x 3.8m) with terracotta tiled floor, open fireplace and French doors out to shady rear terrace. Study or library ( 4.6m x 4.4m) with terracotta tiled floor, marble open fireplace and a range of fitted bookshelves. 
Stairs up to a spacious landing. The master Bedroom ( 5.9m x 6.6m) is very spacious, with fitted carpet, built-in wardrobes and two windows out to the garden and views. Very large bathroom alongside ( 4.9m x 4.2m) with fitted carpet and built-in cupboards. Bedroom 2 ( 5.0m x 4.2m )  with French windows looking out to the views, and fitted carpet. Bathroom. Bedroom 3 ( 4.7m x 3.7m) with fitted carpet and looking out to the woods at the rear. Bedroom 4 (5.0m x 4.3m) with built-in cupboard and views out over the gardens. A door leads to a guest suite of double bedroom 5 (3.7m x 3.8m) with en-suite bathroom and children’s bedroom 6 or dressing room. Cool wine cellar under the house.

To the side of the property is a centrally heated stone built Guest Cottage offering a living room, laundry, and upstairs 3 double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Direct access from this floor to the swimming pool. 
The heated salt water swimming pool ( 11m x 5m) is set in generous sunny terraces with a stone pool house and excellent dining area. This area is private and has lovely country views. The property faces south down a pretty valley with charming views. It is set in 2.15ha of mature gardens  and sheltered by oak woodland at the rear. There are 2 springs in the woods, one of which feeds a fishpond by the side of the house. 

This is a stunning property in an excellent location with the best of both worlds - quiet seclusion and access to town and villages.