A charming, restored 3 bedroom country house with barn and land.

Location. Aveyron, south west France. The property is situated in rolling countryside, on the edge of a small hamlet, just 10 minutes, 4.3km, from the historic bastide village of Sauveterre de Rouergue. The country town of Naucelle is just 13 minutes, 7.6km, distant. Rodez, the departmental administration town of Aveyron and the stunningly beautiful town of Albi are both 45 minutes away. Toulouse Blagnac international airport is 1 hour 30 minutes, 136km, away.

Reference: 5032

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This character property has been carefully restored and improved by the current owners to include a luxury fully fitted kitchen, large living area with super efficient wood burning stove, large study with classic godin wood burning stove, three large bedrooms, shower room, bathroom and three cloakrooms. In addition, close to the house, is a large, partially rendered stone barn with two levels.  To the side and rear of the house is a large level field with an open barn used as a summer living room, and an above ground pool. The total land area of the property is 14000m2 or just over 3 acres.

The House.

Stone construction with a slate and lauze roof. Double glazed with hardwood frames. High levels of insulation. Heating via two wood burning stoves.

Upper Ground Floor.

Through a garden gate and crossing the colourful front courtyard garden leads to steps up to the entrance to the house.

Entrance hall, 1.7m x 2.1m,  with Cloakroom, 1.7m x 1.4m, tiled floor, part-tiled walls, close coupled W.C. and washbasin.

Study, 5m x 3.7m,  beamed ceiling, original oak floor, double aspect with double glazed windows, classic godin wood burning stove.

Living room  incorporating Kitchen, 8.6m x 5m, beamed ceiling, new oak floor, triple aspect, large Godin wood burning stove, staircases to lower ground floor and first floor, aircon unit. The Kitchen is fully fitted with wall and base units, stainless steel single built in oven, fully integrated eye level dishwasher, gas hob, suspended stainless steel canopy extractor and black galaxy stone worktops with a stunning, curved breakfast bar.

First Floor.

Large landing with maximum length 3m, and maximum width 2.8m.

Bedroom1, 6.4m x 3.6m, oak floor, exposed beams, double mansarded ceiling with imposing exposed A frames.

Bedroom 2, 4.6m x 3.2m, triple aspect including velux window in part mansarded ceiling.

Bathroom, 3m x 3.4m,  with beams, velux window, raised bath with wooden plinth, close-coupled W.C., and glass and chrome vanity unit with sit on glass basin.

Lower Ground Floor.

Access either from the front courtyard or from the upper ground floor by stairs.

Lobby at the foot of the stairs, 3.7m2.

Bedroom, 4.7m x 5m, beamed ceiling, tiled floor.

Laundry and shower area, 4.4m x 2.7m.  walk in shower area, 1.6m x0.9m.

Washroom, 2.3m x 1.6m, teak sink arrangement with a sit on stone bowl, close-coupled W.C., beamed ceiling. The hot water cylinder is housed in a storage area.

Steps up from the bedroom to an entrance lobby, 2.3m x 1.75m, wih a part glazed door to the courtyard. Feature stone and timber work.

The area directly under the study is a large cave/cellar currently used for garden equipment and timber storage. The timber ceiling is insulated. To the front side of the house is a working well.


Front courtyard with parking area for one car. However, other vehicles can be driven behind the barn for parking.

Barn, 7.9m x 6.4m, stone construction with a modern mechanical tile roof. Two levels. Very good condition.

Passing behind the barn leads to a large field with a good-sized vegetable plot, above ground  pool and an Open Barn, 45m2, currently used as a furnished summer room.