An imposing restored country house with pool and land close to Caylus.

Reference: 5080

See video Prestige €450000
4 4 0 228 sq m Caylus Toulouse Blagnac 1 hour 20 minutes, 108kms.

The House.

Double glazed, well insulated and oi-fire central heating. Fosse septique.

The house is accessed via a pair of electrically controlled gates, and the driveway sweeps up towards the house which is largely shielded from the lane by trees and bushes. The driveway circles around to facilitate an easy exit.

Totally renovated inside and out to a very high standard and retaining many fine original features combined with modern day functionality. The house has been designed to allow either use of the whole house or as two large self-contained apartments, both having easy access to the swimming pool and gardens.

Stone steps lead up to a porch with glazed entrance door into a character Living Room, 6.2m x 4.8m, with a beamed ceiling with inset lighting, timber floor, exposed and dressed stone walls featuring an original stone arched evier (sink) to the far wall, and to the left, an imposing stone open fireplace with wood burning stove nestling on a raised hearth.  Staircases lead down to the Family Kitchen on the lower ground floor and up to the Master bedroom. A glazed door from the Living room leads into the Dining Room.

A pair of glazed doors open into 5m+ wide conservatory with double glazed windows, tiled floor.

A door from the conservatory leads into a 5m x 2.3m room currently used as an office. Tiled floor, part exposed stone wall, and beamed ceiling.  Could be used as an additional bedroom.

Formal Dining Room, 4.7m x 4.5m, beamed ceiling, with inset lighting, timber floor, fireplace with traditional timber mantle and surround, wood burning stove, exposed stone wall. Door to rear terrace area with a rose bedecked pergola and easy access to the pool.

Lower ground Floor.

Family Kitchen / dining room. 6m x 4.5m, a spacious living space with beamed ceiling with central, vertical timber support.  Tiled floor, stone evier, and part stone walls. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of base and wall units with tiled work surfaces, and is separated from the dining area by a wide peninsular housing more units and space for a washing machine and dishwasher. Built in oven and grill with inset gas hob. In addition there is a walk in larder with automatic lighting.  A door from the kitchen/ diner leads through to:

Bedroom 2, 4.3m x 3m maximum, timber flooring, glazed door to front garden and a walk-in wardrobe.

En-suite shower room, fully tiled with walk-in shower, cupboard with inset wash basin, W.C., and air extraction system. Stone evier with small circular central window.

Upper Floor (accessed) by staircase from the Living Room).

Comprising master bedroom, passage way with extensive wardrobe and storage space to each side, and leading into a luxurious bathroom.

Master bedroom, 6m x 4.6m, mansarded to both sides, dormer window affording fine views, exposed stone work and built in shelving.

Luxury Bathroom, mansarded with beams, sunken bath, enclosed shower unit, cupboards with inset basin, timber floor, heated towel rail and dormer window.

The Guest Suite, accessed internally from the Formal dining room or, independently, from the outside. It even has a separate driveway to the lane. Total independence.

Entry into the guest suite is from the rear passing by the covered dining terrace, and entering the house on the upper ground floor. This represents the upper level of the old barn

Kitchen / Diner and Lounge. 9m x 5m maximum. Imposing timbers extending into the double height roof space create a light and airy space with a large area given over to a fitted kitchen with tiled work tops, electric oven, gas hob, integrated fridge/ freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The lounge has timber floor, some exposed stonework and an original Godin wood burning stove a staircase leads down to the bedrooms.

Bedroom 3, 4m x 4m, original manger feature from when livestock used to be kept in this barn, beamed ceiling, exposed stonework, built in wardrobe, French windows opening on to front garden.

En-suite shower room, walk in tiled shower area, washbasin unit, W.C. tiled floor. Extraction system.

Bedroom4, 5m x 3m max.,beamed ceiling , tiled floor, buil in wardrobe, French windows leading out to front garde.

En-suite shower room, shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C., tiled floor.

Exterior.

Attached to the end of the house is a stone Garage, 8m x 5m, ample space for two cars. Twin up and over doors, concrete floor, electrics.

The Park and Garden. Imaginatively laid out over a period of years by the current owner and offering a multitude of shrubs, plants and trees. The gardens are traversed by several pathways and low stone walls. To the front of the house, and sheltered by a high wall with an arched wrought iron gate, is a large terrace area with welcome shade provided by the overhang of the upper floor conservatory and a charming pergola. This area also has a custom built barbecue, which, combined with outside lighting, makes an ideal summer dining area. Along side the terrace is a beautifully preserved stone bread oven offering even more welcome shade. A pathway leads around to the rear of the house and another outside dining area and the pool.

The Swimming Pool, 12m x 5m, with a paved surround and alarm.

The grounds are screened by trees and close to the house is a small area of woodland at the edge of which is a small dry stone barn in good order.

 

 

 

 

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