Beautiful estate with 42 ha in a natural park, Tarn, Occitanie
EXCLUSIVE TO BEAUX VILLAGES ! In the pure air of the Parc Naturel du Haut-Languedoc, surrounded by a 42 ha estate of its own wildflower meadows and woodland, this beautiful south facing stone property has been renovated to a high standard in a contemporary style. The accommodation comprises 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, swim spa room with sauna, artist's studio and workshop. The large living room, dining room and kitchen all have doors leading to a grassed area overlooking a formal garden below with open views to the estate beyond. The house, renovated by a prestigious architect, has generously sized rooms, passive solar heating, hardwood windows and riven slate floors. Entry to the house is through a handmade oak front door leading into a spacious reception hall with its own art gallery space. The large salon has feature fireplaces at each end and a vaulted ceiling. The master bedroom suite opens directly onto its own sun terrace with open views, and the recently refitted master bathroom has a walk in rain shower and double-ended bath. The house is well appointed throughout with plenty of storage cupboards. There is a laundry room, a kitchen with walk in pantry and a summer kitchen. Part of the house can be separated by a fire door, offering private accommodation with its own entrance, kitchen, and all facilities, suitable for the extended family, teenagers or as a guest gite. The attic provides an additional bedroom area if required. The property is approached via a private driveway, arriving at a gravelled parking area with a three car garage. There is a professionally-designed and well-maintained formal garden with terraces magnificently planted with shrubs, providing colour throughout the year. With its productive organic vegetable garden, eco heating (solar, wood, and oil back-up) and a year-round private water source, this property is a secluded retreat free from all pollution, and a haven for wildlife. For horses, there are pastures and the possibility of a barn. The large forest is professionally managed, which together with the gîte provides income.