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(47) Lot et Garonne

Substantial 18th C. French house for sale with huge pool

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 2
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 4 ha

Reference: M6-LS425
£ 653,925
$ 843,647

A substantial French country property for sale comprising a superb, mostly 18th century stone house, a stunning swimming pool set within an old barn, second barn and all set in within glorious countryside with no close neighbours, near Villeneuve sur Lot, Lot et Garonne. An ideal French country home in a peaceful, idyllic location yet close to towns and villages with shops, restaurants, schools.
The house has been renovated to a high standard throughout, is spacious and comfortable. The pool enclosure is really special with a unique pool and shady covered dining and living space.

Villeneuve sur Lot 10 minutes. Bergerac airport 1hr. Toulouse airport 90 minutes.

This rural property is to be found off a quiet country lane and then a 400 metre private drive, leading to the first large barn with garages and stables and space for garden equipment. A walk towards the house takes you past the pool,set within a stone barn, open to the sky. The facade of the house is also very impressive in the white Quercy stone and its typical 18th century design, although the base of the house dates from 16th century. The property is surrounded by plenty of grounds providing peace,quiet and privacy.
Stone steps up to the front door and entrance hall with WC,leading left into the spacious ( 60m2) salon with tiled floor, beamed ceiling, exposed stone walls and lovely fireplace. Door to superb deck which runs the whole length of the rear of the house and down the east side too. This oak deck was built by “compagnon” artisans. An ideal place for dining and entertaining, with views over woods to the countryside beyond. To the right of the hall is the formal dining room with tiled floor, beamed ceiling, impressive fireplace and door to the deck, with views. The fully fitted country kitchen is alongside the dining room, with solid wood kitchen, old stone sink and views to the countryside.
Upstairs to a spacious landing/study area with fireplace. Master bedroom 1 with chestnut parquet floor, exposed stone walls and superb, high quality en-suite bathroom in cherry wood. Double bedroom 2 with chestnut parquet floor and ensuite shower room. Double bedroom 3 with chestnut parquet floor and en-suite shower room. Under the house are two spacious wine cellars set in the rock. There is a shady under-deck terrace area for when it is too hot outside.
Across from the house, the huge barn has been completely remodelled with the centre taken out and a lovely, large ( 75m2) swimming pool set there, surrounded by generous stone tiled terraces. The pool benefits from a “counter current” for serious swimmers and a balneo area for more relaxing sport. There is a large covered dining and outside living room overlooking the pool. Within this building is a basic guest suite with 2 bedrooms and living room ( plumbing installed for creating a bathroom.)
Woodstore and fishpond.
The property is surrounded by its grounds with lawns and woods. Plenty of room for horses. In all, a delightful, top quality home in an idyllic location.

Quiet rural location, just 10 minutes from the bastide town of Villeneuve sur Lot, Agen is to the south with access to the A62 motorway, TGV train to Paris ( 3 hrs only)
Toulouse international airport 90 minutes to the south. Bergerac 60 minutes to the north