For sale, La Fouillade, Aveyron. An exceptional country property with an established gite income.

Reference: 5237

Prestige €595000
8 2 4 374 sq m La Fouillade Toulouse Blagnac, 1 hour 45 minutes, 123km.

A former corps de ferme with  2.5 acres (10622m2) of formal garden situated midway between La Fouillade and Lunac in the west of the Aveyron. The current owners have spared no expense to create the perfect environment for relaxation and quality of life. The end result is two magnificent, large houses, a fine swimming pool, an equipped gymnasium and magnificent original barn set amongst finely landscaped gardens. Bordering the gardens is a stream along the banks of which the property extends. The owners have made maximum use of this “bonus” and have created a magical picnic area amongst the trees.

 

The Main House.

Formerly a barn which has been totally renovated The house is well insulated, double glazed and centrally heated

Entrance to the house is through a glazed archway leading into a tiled and beamed entrance hall, (9m2), with stone walls. To the right is a store room (10m2) housing supplementary fridge and logs.

Steps up from hallway into a large living space, (65m2) with tiled floor, comprising lounge area, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is fitted with oak units and granite worktops, self-cleaning oven and gas hob and a traditional style French canopy extractor. Adjacent to the kitchen is a walk-in larder.

The dining area is separated from the kitchen by a granite topped run of oak units. Double glazed French doors lead to the terrace with large outdoor fireplace..

The lounge area is separated from the kitchen and dining area by low stone walls and upright oak supports. The ceiling has decorative  beam work. The main feature of the lounge is a feature stone fireplace with a free standing Jotul wood burning stove.

 

From the lounge there is a door leading through to an office, 15m2, with cloakroom with wc and washbasin, and a built-in shallow storage cupboard. A pair of double glazed doors lead to the outside courtyard area. A staircase leads up to Bedroom 4, currently being used as a large craft workshop.

 

First floor, accessed from living room.

Bedroom 1, the master bedroom, (21m2), with a cathedral type ceiling, many beams, radiator, eaves storage cupboard, a pair of double glazed doors leading out to a private balcony with views over the swimming pool and open countryside, large walk in dressing room, (5m2), with velux window and radiator, and separate en-suite bathroom.

En-suite, (5m2), quadrant shower cubicle, bath with shower mixer, vanity unit and wc. Radiator and tiled floor.

Bedroom 2, (15m2), steps from landing 

down into this bedroom with feature stone walls, many beams and a cathedral stile ceiling. Radiator. Steps up into en-suite.

En-suite shower room, (5m2), large walk in shower area, vanity unit, wc. Tiled floor and radiator.

A communicating door leads from this bedroom, along a short passageway, to:

Bedroom 3, (9m2), feature stone walls, cathedral ceiling, radiator and en-suite.

En suite, (5m2), bath with shower mixer, vanity unit.

Lower ground floor.

Laundry room / boiler room with oil-fired boiler, fuel store, hot water cylinder (electric) and plumbing for washing machine.

 

The Farmhouse,

Stone construction under a new slate roof. Oil-fired central heating. Insulated, double glazed.

Entrance from courtyard directly into;

Living room, (45m2), Large fireplace with wood burning stove, beams, tiled floor, 2 radiators, stairs to first floor, double doors to large timber deck area with steps at each end down to the garden.

Kitchen / dining room, (26m2), tiled floor, beamed ceiling, double aspect, radiator, fitted kitchen with gas hob, built under oven, stainless steel cooker hood.

Bedroom 1, (20m2 approx), tiled floor, door to conservatory.

En-su)ite, (4m2, quadrant shower enclosure, vanity unit, wc and electric towel rail.

Conservatory, 8m2, wood construction, tiled floor, direct access to swimming pool.

First floor.

Large landing, (18m2).

Bedroom 2, 21m2, feature stone wall, dormer window, radiator, walk in wardrobe and en-suite.

Ensuite, (4.5m2 approx.) quadrant shower unit, wc, vanity unit, electric towel rail and radiator. Velux window.

Family bathroom, (5.5m2 approx.) bath with shower unit, vanity unit, wc, radiator, tiled floor, small window and velux.

Bedroom 3, 17m2, built in wardrobe, radiator, dormer window.

Bedroom 4-family bedroom, (25m2), built in wardrobe, dormer window.

Lower ground floor.

Large utility room with toilet facilities.

Exterior

Private entrance with driveway leading to access to house via rear elevated deck area. Large, landscaped lawned areas with many trees and shrubs, kiddies play area. Stream with picnic area. Large swimming pool,10m x 5m with terracing and pool house.

 

In addition, A large stone barn currently unconverted with the lower level being used as a workshop, timber store and a separate garden.

 

Alongside the barn is a custom built, equipped gymnasium, (27m2 approx), with water and electricity connected

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