Delightful medieval manoir house near Cordes sur Ciel, Tarn, Occitanie
This is a great opportunity to purchase a remarkable medieval building with all mod-cons, a splendid view and a garden of 1600 sqm in a lovely area of the Tarn. The environment is very pleasant, in a small medieval village with its ramparts. It is ideally located halfway between the two historic and famous market towns of Cordes-sur-Ciel and Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, this enchanting place has so much to offer including activities such as golf, canoeing, trekking, wine tasting, tourism in Pays des bastides etc ...
This very beautiful restoration that really keeps the spirit of the house; the doors are either old or redone to the identical; the windows are double glazed with oak interior shutters. The nearest village is in cycling distance being only 3 kms away (bakery, pharmacy, doctor, restaurants etc). The towns of Albi and Montauban are at 30 mins and Toulouse is a 1h15 mins drive.
We arrive into the small village with its ramparts which lead us to a large oak doorway surrounded by stone walls. This opens onto a courtyard of 200 sq.m. A sheltered terrace of 11 sqm allows for al-fresco evening meals and aperitifs during the holiday season. There is a terracotta floor from the 17th Century.
At the back of the courtyard a solid oak door with bars gives us access to the right on the room to live on the ground in pebbles of 29 sq.m (4,53m x 6,65m) You will find a large functional chimney of the 13th Century, a stone" potager" and a stone sink as well as an alcove-cabinet. The whole has a lot of charm and character.
To the left of the entrance, a small corridor which serves a small bathroom-laundry room of 2 sq.m (1,72m x1,90 m) perfectly equipped with a washbasin, a shower, a washing machine and a tumble dryer, all new. At the bottom of the corridor you have the kitchen of 25 sq.m very bright (view east and south) (floor tiled) and perfectly equipped: gas hob 4 fires, extractor hood, oven, dishwasher, cupboards and a nice plan work in pink granite!
Small independent toilet of 2 sq.m and finally a robust old door gives on the master bedroom of 51 sq.m (6,91m x 7,38m). This one is very impressive by its volumes (4,20m under ceiling in beams), its mullioned window with internal oak shutters and its floor made of very large flat stones. A fireplace equipped with a stove of last generation completes the whole.
From the living room, we have an oak staircase ( closed) which gives access to the large garden. On th left we have a beautiful room of 26,7 sq.m ( 5.9m x 4.53m) on the floor, the tomettes of the 17th century, the walls in stone and exposed beams in oak. We find a pleasant corner bathroom with a washbasin and especially a bath "balnéo" for a relaxation assured. To the right of the staircase, we find an self-contained apartment currently organised as a gite:
entrance to a kitchen-dining room: double stainless steel sink, 2 gas hob, washing machine, dishwasher, extractor hood and a refrigerator. There is of course, a private bathroom equipped, washbasin, shower and WC. The whole of 24,7 sq.m.
Steps leads to the very impressive large bedroom with its 53,7 sq.m ( 7,67 m x 7 m ) ground in sea rush, a double window gives to the south and the ceiling with exposed beams.
A separate entrance under the house bringing you to the cellar. The first part constitutes the boiler room with a recent "Viessmann" boiler and 3000 liter oil tank. The second part consists of a vaulted room of 50 sq.m.
The garden of 1,000 sq.m enclose the whole with a private parking. A higher section could accommodate a swimming pool if desired.