Exceptional country residence set in Cahors vineyards, Lot, Occitanie
This character country residence with a large swimming pool and tennis court is set in 3 acres of mature grounds within the Cahors vineyards. The property is situated near Montcuq enjoys the beautiful Lot countryside, with villages with shops and restaurants close-by, Cahors at 30 mins while Toulouse and Bergerac airports are approx. 90 mins drive.
This property offering 250 sqm of habitable space consists of a period 6 bedroom house, super swimming pool enclosure with a large heated salt water swimming pool, acres of sunny tiled terraces, a spacious pool house ( interior to finish ), 2 bedroom self contained guest cottage or letting gîte, tower, gated Pigeonnier entrance , all weather tennis court, fishpond, lawns and mature trees and a completely peaceful location surrounded by open farmland.
A quiet drive through the Cahors vineyards brings you down a no-through country lane to the Pigeonnier gated entrance to the property with has plenty of outside parking and a closed garage.
The house is in the typical style of the Quercy, with stone steps up to the first floor bolet entrance. Entrance to a long living/dining room ( 40 sqm) with terracotta tiled floor, beamed ceiling and open fireplace. Through to the beamed kitchen with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, open fireplace and dining area. Double bedrooms 1 and 2 both looking out over the gardens and one with en-suite shower room the other with private bathroom. Upstairs are two children’s bedrooms sharing a bathroom.
Downstairs into the vaulted stone second living room with patio doors out to the swimming pool terraces. Double bedroom 5 ( 25 sqm) with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, built-in wardrobe and door to garden. En-suite tiled bath and shower room. Double bedroom 6 (20 sqm) with terracotta tiled floor and en-suite bathroom. There is a laundry room and a fully air conditioned wine cellar.
The Pool area
The swimming pool terraces are more than generous, bounded by a stone wall, house and pool house on 3 sides and fountain and garden to the 4th. The pool is salt water and large (15m x 6m), heated by heat pump and has an electric safety cover. The Pool House with attractive tower has been designed to house a large dining room for entertaining, spacious summer kitchen and two shower rooms. All the interior works are to finish to your taste.
The Land and Pigeonnier
A stroll across the fully fenced gardens (1.22ha, 3 acres) brings you to the all-weather tennis court with small spectators pavillion making it ideal for sunny afternoon tournaments! At the other end of the grounds, past the fish pond with fountain , and with its own entrance from the lane is the self contained guest cottage ( can be let for holidays) . It offers a living room, fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, room for a shower room and utility room. Own terrace and garden. The Pigeonnier tower entrance houses a small play room or study on the upper floor.
This complete country residence offers all you could ask for and is in a beautiful environment. For full time living, the only item to add would be a central heating system... although the current combination of fireplaces and electric radiators suffice for occasional winter trips.
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