Built in 1890 this Maison de Maître sits in the middle of its own private, mature grounds, with its own river and swimming lake in the greater Toulouse East area, Midi-Pyrénées, South of France. The property is close to a very lively village with a great bakery and range of shops, easy access to Toulouse. Recently renovated to a high standard, the main building offers all modern comforts, whilst keeping the original character with features such as high ceilings, exposed beams, wooden and tiled floors, Victorian radiators, open fires and generous proportions.
Description of the buildings
347m² of habitable floor area on 2 floors
Ground floor: An impressive entrance hall 24m², with WC 3m², open plan kitchen 18m²/family room 39m², with wood-burner. Doors from here lead to the terrace. Doors from the kitchen lead into a utility room housing the large appliances and laundry 17m², off this a pantry 3m². The other side of the hallway; dining room 23m² with decorative fireplace, study 27m² with marble surround open fire and stained glass double doors, into the sitting room 29m². A door leads from the sitting room into another attached building (the annex).
First floor: Hand made oak stairs lead to the second floor (cupboard under the stairs 3m²) and split, leading left into the master suite; bedroom one 22m², a lovely sunny room with 3 windows and reversible air con, bathroom with bath and shower 12m², dressing room with fully fitted cupboards, 8m² and additional cupboard on the landing 2m². The stairs lead right to the landing 24m² which has a split height ceiling, four en-suite bedrooms; 18m², 17m², 25m² and 16m². All en-suites have baths, one has a roll top bath.
The stairs from the landing continue up into the attic space which has good head height and has been boarded out, insulated and has hot and cold water and electricity ready to connect. This is a large space which could be developed into further living space.
An attached building with separate access and access via the sitting room of the main house links the main house to the pigeonnier. Kitchen with door to rear garden, 25m², shower room, with shower, wc and sink, 9m² and room with door to front garden, 28m². A door leads from here into the boiler room, 13m² which houses a Viesmann boiler and hot water tank. Could easily be transformed into further living space or separate gite.
Attached to the annex is a pigeonnier, a tower that could be further developed into another gite or to extend the annex. On the ground floor there is a garage, 24m² and stairs to the upper level. A large stone barn houses a stable block, with rose brick floor and wooden stables, 72m², and next door (linked internally by a door) garage, 34m². Both have large wooden double doors and power. Stairs lead from the stable to the first floor, 96m². Doors from the stable and garage lead into the open barn, 71m². Sitting in the corner of the grounds is an old pottery workshop. It is entered via steps into the first floor, one large space of 111m² with exposed beams and stairs going down to the ground floor, 111m² with French doors to the outside. This could be converted into a gite.
50,460m² of land accessed by a tree lined avenue, private, secluded grounds with mature trees, boarded by a river. A second piece of land nearby can be reached by foot and has its own swimming lake. Next to the stables is a charming walled herb garden surrounded by chicken houses and leading to a vegetable garden. The kitchen opens onto a sunny paved terrace. There is plenty of parking outside of the stable block.
The property is in great condition, fully renovated and ready to move into. Single glazed wooden windows. Septic tank and mains water. The stables, open barn and garage are in good order. The annex, old pottery and pigeonnier are ready to be renovated and developed into new usage.
Elegant, well renovated property sitting in mature, private grounds with lots of opportunity to develop a gite business or for use for equestrian pursuits. Conveniently located near a lively town and within easy reach of Toulouse.
Price: 815 000€ - £704 038 - $875 962