Aveyron. A 2 bedroom stone country house with large heated pool.

Reference: 4543

See video Prestige €249000
2 1 1 99 sq m La Bastide L'Eveque Rodez Marcillac, 54 minutes, 55km.

The property is screened behind high hedges and fencing and is accessed through a pair of wrought iron gates. To the right of the gates is the house and to the left the pool area.

The House.

The house is over three levels. To facilitate a larger kitchen the ground floor was extended outwards to create a new kitchen with access directly into the garden and access through the original front door opening into the main house and the ground floor hall.

Garden level.

Kitchen, 4m x 3.6m, a beamed fitted kitchen area with tiled floor, triple aspect, with a range of fitted kitchen unis housing a built under oven, gas hob, canopy extractor, and dishwasher. Multi-paned doors to garden.

From the kitchen a stone archway leads into the inner hallway, 6.3m x 1.4m, with beams, tiled floor, stairs at the far end up to the lounge, and doors into the shower room and the cave.

Shower room, 4.5m2, feature stone wall, shower enclosure,shelves with inset wash basin and w.c.

Cave/garage, 4.1m x 4.9m, concrete floor, hot water cylinder, laundry area, triple doors to side courtyard.

Upper ground floor.

The upper ground floor can be accessed either internally by stairs from the garden level, or by an external staircase which leads up to a large terrace, 25m2, with views over the garden, the pool and the surrounding countryside. From the terrace, a door leads directly into the Salon/lounge.

Salon/lounge, 5.1m x 5.1m with an additional 8m2 accommodating the stairs. Part stone walls, tied floor, beamed ceiling, massive stone fireplace with full width timber mantle and wood burning stove, built in wooden wall cupboard, stone evier (sink), stairs up to First floor and door to Bathroom.

Bathroom, 2.7m x 1.8m, tiled floor, panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, separate w.c., electric heater, and part-tiled walls.

First floor.

Landing, 2.6m x 1.4m, part mansarded, skylight, beams. Doors to Bedrooms 1 and 2.

Bedroom 1, 4.4m x 3.7m, mansarded with beamed ceiling, timber floor and dormer window.

Bedroom 2, 4.4m x 2.7m, mansarded, beamed ceiling with steps up to a small open storage area in roof space. Timber floor, dormer window nad recess with wall hung wash basin.


To the side of the house is a partially covered, large  terrace dining area which leads to a stone outbuilding which has been fully restored and benefits from a new roof and refurbished interior. This room is used as a summer lounge and occasional third bedroom.

Summer lounge/bedroom 3, 3.5m x 2.9m, tiled floor, exposed stone wall, pitched ceiling with exposed timber panelling, electricity and  wash basin.

Between the house and the pool area is a modern timber shed, 3.6m x 3m, used as an occasional office/bolt hole. The interior has been finished in the style of a gentleman’s lounge/office. Electric sockets and lighting.

The Swimming Pool, 10m x 5m, with a large terraced area and landscape gardens. The pool is salt water which is heated by a system of solar panels. All the controls for the pool are concealed in a large under terrace room which runs the width of the pool at the far end.

The Garden.

The garden is beautifully maintained and planted with easily manageable low-maintenance plants and shrubs, the owners being absent during the winter months.

The property has a fosse septique system installed after the restoration was completed.

Conclusion: The perfect summer home with nothing to do but enjoy the countryside, the peace and quiet and the weather.