Superb country house with a guest house in the Tarn, Tarn, Occitanie
This superb country house with a separate guest house is set in approx. 3 acres with a swimming pool in the Tarn area of south west France. Set in a private position with sublime views of the glorious Tarn countryside surrounded by its own grounds and views of the undulating hills it is only a couple of minutes drive to a typical and lovely Tarn village and a few minutes from the town of Gaillac, centre of the Tarn wine growing district, while Toulouse Blagnac airport can be reached in 50 mins using the A68 motorway.
The Main Accommodation This property has been restored to the very highest standards and superbly presented, it is approached up a long drive through the fields where you can see the lovely pigeonnier and whole hamlet. All the rooms are bright and very spacious; particular care has been given to the design layout throughout the house as it flows so well from room to room making it extremely easy and comfortable to live in. On the ground level The main entrance to the property opens into the very impressive lounge (50 sq.m) with its lovely original fireplace and new terrocotta tiled floors and very clever use of the opening looking up to the first floor and the surrounding gallery; leads off to : the lovely dining room (22 sq.m) with exposed beams, tiled floor and exposed stone walls. On this level there is also a large office (36 sq.m) with once again tiled floor, exposed beams and stone walls. This use to be the kitchen and there is access to the utility room, cave and garage from this area. On the first level The cleverly designed tiled staircase takes us to the first floor where we find a lovely open, bright landing with new wooden floor. The renovation here has been very sympathetically done by keeping the original colombage walls, and exposed beams. From here we have access to the magnificent fully fitted handmade chestnut kitchen (55 sq.m) with its underfloor heating, stone walls and fireplace. The kitchen also provides direct access to the terrace with its wonderful views across the countryside. On this level we also have access to the three bedrooms (30 sq.m, 24 sq.m and 25 sq.m). The master bedroom is ensuite and there is also a family bathroom of (10 sq.m). All the bedrooms are full of original features with one of the guest bedrooms having underfloor heating. The final room on this level is where a forth bedroom could be added or a fully independent apartment as this room has its own external door. The room has water and electrics and is around (50 sq.m). On the second level A beautiful curved staircase up to the second lounge area with its wooden floor (48 sq.m) leading off to: a stunning main ensuite bedroom (35 sq.m). This is an excellent use of the loft area. An excellent blend of new and old and very comfortable. The Gite The property also has a fully renovated one bedroom gite (80 sq.m). The gite is completely independent from the main house and has been renovated with a lot of taste. The gite was renovated 3 years ago.
Outside Beautiful landscaped gardens consisting of lawns, shrubs and mature trees; barn, separate dwelling (to renovate); salt swimming pool (10m x 5m), covered pool terrace, outside covered dining area ( 50 sq.m) and open terrace .
The property has a very useful feature of a large underground cistern that collects all the rain water, ideal for the garden. There is also a very large garage and two wine caves one of which is under the kitchen.
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