Stunning property on ramparts of a bastide in Tarn et Garonne, Tarn-et-Garonne, Occitanie
An impressive and substantial period home with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside and a superb terrace with a swimming pool set on the ramparts of a 12th century bastide in Tarn et Garonne. This handsome residence is situated in the heart of a hilltop bastide village with local shops and restaurants all in walking distance and with easy access to Toulouse airport (1 hour) and Bergerac airport (75 mins). Dating from medieval times and with many original features, this spacious 600 sqm + residence offers a grand salon with fireplace, dining room with fireplace, kitchen, vaulted wine cellar and 10 en-suite double bedrooms.
THE ACCOMMODATION The entrance is via a rather impressive wooden portal, leading on to the courtyard terrace. This is sunny, generous, with terracotta tiles and contains the swimming pool (9m x 4.5m). Many of the rooms look out onto this as you can see from the main photo. At the far end, you are on the ancient ramparts of the village with far reaching views over the countryside below. Entrance hall (25 sqm) with beamed ceiling and terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls leading to the salon (60 sqm) with high beamed ceiling, blue and white tiled floor and huge inglenook style open fireplace, French windows to the terrace. A superb reception room. There is a separate dining room (30 sqm) with beamed ceiling, terracotta tiled floor and wood-burning stove.The characterful kitchen (40 sqm) has a beamed ceiling, terracotta tiled floor and a dining area with Godin wood-burner. Large utility room behind. Below the kitchen is a large vaulted wine cellar. The ground floor offers some 230 sqm accommodation. Wide stairs serve the first and second floors which offer altogether some 370 sqm accommodation divided into 10 spacious suites of double bedroom and either bath or shower room, plus a laundry room. These rooms are well decorated and some have mullioned windows overlooking the valley or pool terrace. The number of suites lends itself to either a large family, or for conversion to a boutique hotel. However, if only 5 or 6 are needed, then the other rooms would make a library, study, music room, hobbies room etc. The property offers some 600 sqm accommodation in total, and is currently heated by fireplace and wood-burning stoves, for year round living, a proper central heating system will be required. Other than this, the property is presented in good order and ready to move into.
This property would be suitable for a large family or as a boutique hotel, or luxury B&B business.