French property > house with character in Midi-Pyrenées
prestigious Domaine du XVIII, on 8ha, exceptional view
The prestigious area on top of a superb view hill. At the junction of two valleys. From sunrise to sunset, the sun is present at all times.
Built on an old Gallo-Roman villa, the place has always been inhabited since the 4th century. The house is surrounded by beautiful oak trees and sweeping lawns (3 hectare park). The property is located midway between the walled-town of Montfort (13th century) and the medieval hamlet of Homps.
About 10 minutes by car to Mauvezin and 15 minutes to Fleurance. It is quiet but not isolated. Toulouse International Airport and TGV station are about 45mins away. Only about 5 min drive from Montfort (local shops and services). Less than 10 min, there are quaint quality restaurants and all shops (including 5 supermarkets). Golf, hiking, and horseback riding ... All sports are possible.
The region is remarkably beautiful and protected, without nuisance. The surrounding: agricultural (organic). A permanent source is attached to the property. In addition a very good well can be used for the crops. All the surroundings belong to the property; the risk of pollution is nearly zero.
The main house, built in a beautiful stone of Biscay, has been perfectly restored in recent years. The windows are double-glazing, central heating (fuel) is very good and the whole insulation is very good. It preserves beautiful old elements (including a beautiful stone staircase) but has all modern amenities. 'The Estate' has retained in its agricultural character because the owner has elevates Spanish horses on 8 hectares.
The house has 5 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and four toilets. Ground floor: reception rooms, kitchen, regular dining room (crazy with bread), dining room (with fireplace), living room (with fireplace) and library. The old winery can be made into a large reception or a billiard room.
The second house has 3 bedrooms upstairs, a bathroom and toilets. A very big office of 50 m² can be transformed effortlessly into a huge room or two new rooms.
On the ground floor a very large living room awaits a final design speak new owners. 2 other rooms are being well insulated upholstery use and a workshop. And as in the main house, all frames are new and double glazing. In short the living area of the two houses is approximately 500 m².
We must add a former barn, boxes and shelters for horses and paddocks surrounded by electric fences. Finally the wood belonging to the estate used to enter power supply without problems the 2 fireplaces in the house.
The pool (6x12m) is salt. Secured, it was designed for children and grandchildren of the current owners. A tennis court, a horse working career 40x 20m and spacious lawns complete the package.
In short, a real family property, inhabited all year round, where it is very enjoyable.