The house is located at the end of an unmade communal lane, about a 10 minute stroll from the centre of the town. It is surrounded by open countryside, mainly farmland, and sheltered from the north by high cliffs overlooking Cajarc.
The house dates back to the 19th century, but had a large, architect designed, modern extension added in 2003. The end result is a wonderful mix of old and new which seamlessly come together to offer a large, comfortable country home set amidst 2870m2 (0,7 acres) of well laid out gardens.
The original entrance led into:
Kitchen, 18m2, fully fitted with solid wood units, polished stone work surfaces and a former fireplace with large, modern Godin range cooker. Tiled floor. Stairs up to first floor. Door from kitchen into:
Living room/dining room, 23m2, part exposed stone walls, beamed ceiling, a wide-open fireplace with wood burning stove and timber floor. Doorway through to:
Modern entrance hall to the property and Family Lounge, 55m2. Oak beamed ceiling, tiled floor, a large stone and oak fireplace with a free standing Jotul wood burning stove. Triple aspect with two wide patio doors overlooking the terrace and part sunken formal garden. Wide, artisan built spiral staircase to first floor. Door into: Office/study.
Off the entrance hall is a cloakroom with W.c., pedestal wash basin and shower area.
Bedroom 1, 16m2, with en-suite, air conditioning and a unique veranda protected by a continuation of the roofline, and leading onto a wide paved terrace which runs along part of the rear of the house. Fine views over countryside towards the cliffs.
Bedroom 2, 13m2, with en-suite and air conditioning.
A modern part glazed corridor links the newer part of the house to the old.
Bedroom 3, 14m2.
Bedroom 4, 14m2, diagonal corner fireplace with old wood burning stove.
Wrought iron gates open onto the garden with ample parking available. The gardens were designed to compliment the house and feature a charming sunken terrace area overlooking the beautifully laid out lawns, with shrubs and fruit trees. A laurel hedge discreetly hides the vegetable garden. Water for the gardens is provided by two large cisterns holding approximately 15000 litres of pumped water.