Lot. Montcabrier. A pretty village house with 3 bedrooms, an attached barn and a separate Gite with 1 bed., Lot, Occitanie
€307,400 [convert]

4 6 134m2

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Key Features

Property Type: House
Number of bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1
WCs: 3
Receptions: 6
Swimming Pool
France Property Shop ID: 569861
Reference: SR-220

Property Description

This is a lovely property, situated in a peaceful location, on the very edge of a small and pretty,13th century walled village in the Lot Valley. Approaching the property along the village lane, the house, with its painted blue shutters, climbers on the walls and potted geraniums on the window sills offers a charming and peaceful haven with outstanding views from the terrace of its gardens and the surrounding countryside. Entering from the terrace into the welcoming and homely kitchen, with its range cooker, central island unit, Belfast sink and space for fridge and dishwasher. The kitchen leads through to a spacious lounge/dining area with a beautiful granite-floor. This lovely, bright room is dual aspect with glazed doors to the terrace and garden and with views over the village green. The lounge with its large, traditional fireplace with open fire, making it a cosy room in the winter months. From the lounge the staircase leads up to a spacious attic bedroom and walk-in storage area. This has good potential for dividing and creating another bedroom and/or shower-room. There are two further good-sized double bedrooms on the ground floor, a charming and spacious family bathroom with corner bath and shower, and a separate shower room opposite the second bedroom. There is a small utility area off the hallway which links the house to the barn. This has plumbing for a washing machine and also contains the trapdoor which leads to an earth-floored wine cellar. In addition to the open fireplace in the lounge, the house is heated by oil central heating and it is connected to mains water and drainage. The lovely big, old stone barn, 70m2, is a fantastic space with a full height of 6 metres The barn has recently been renovated by the present owner to provide a space for a thriving little cafe and is in excellent order. It offers further potential for conversion, perhaps a 2nd Gite, a studio/gallery space, small restaurant , increase the overall living space of the property or expansion of the cafe. There are wooden double doors giving access on one side to the village lane and on the other to the gardens. It also has a large and very useful, rainwater storage tank The house overlooks a mature garden, full of fragrant and colourful plants and productive fruit trees. An above ground pool surrounded by a wisteria hedge offers a peaceful and private spot to cool off and take in the views. The garden has a lower enclosed lawn, ideal for a vegetable patch or space for the installation of a larger pool. Nestled in the garden, with its own separate entrance, is the beautiful little Guest Cottage, at present, rented out regularly by the present owner as a Gîte , imaginatively arranged to include a bedroom area, sitting area, kitchen with table for dining and a modern shower room with WC. A woodburning stove keeps it cosy in the Winter months. It has its own pretty garden area and terrace The perfect spot for relaxation and al fresco dining. Gîte furniture and fittings to be included in the Sale, so ready for immediate rental. The village, built from the local honey-coloured limestone and with commanding views over the surrounding countryside, sits alongside the route of the Camino de Santiago and is an attractive spot for passing walkers following the pilgrim route of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. This little village has its own Artisan Bakery, with some of the best bread in the area, and the small Epicerie is a welcome rest stop. Amenities, such as doctor, dentist, vet and supermarket, are all within a 15 minute drive. This pretty village, dominated by its church in the square, attracts a number of classical concerts throughout the season. A highlight of the Summer is the large Vide Grenier,which attracts both traders and locals, who set up their stalls around the village, selling their wares and enjoying their picnic lunches. A fantastic day out in a beautiful setting! The village is situated in the heart of the Lot Valley, which is rich in variety, with its un-spoilt,natural scenery, its many woodland walks, hiking and biking trails and it's vineyards along the river producing the famous Malbec, the black wine of Cahors. The stunning historic monument, 'Chateau de Bonaguil', which dates back to the 13th century is a popular attraction in the region and is only a 15 minute drive from the village, Close to the Dordogne border (30 minutes drive) the property is well placed to enjoy the many attractions of both departments. Railway Stations at Monsempron-Libos (16km) and Cahors (40km) provide links with Bordeaux to the west and from Cahors to Paris and Toulouse. There are airports at Bergerac (70km), Brive (116km) and Toulouse (132km). The A20 motorway can be accessed north of Cahors (50km). A very attractive and desirable property, viewing highly recommended! dont 6.00 % honoraires TTC à la charge de l'acquéreur.


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