3 bedroom character property for sale
France - Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn-et-Garonne, Ginals
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- HIDDEN VALLEY LOCATION
- Spacious accommodation
- PRIVATE LAKE
- Extremely high level of finish
The current owners have taken what was basically two separate properties and have united them via an architect designed atrium which brings an amazing amount of light into the property. The resulting ensemble has been totally renovated and renewed to create an inspiring three bedroomed house which “flows” perfectly.
The property benefits from very high levels of insulation, double glazing and full oil-fired central heatin by radiators.
Entrance into the property is either via steps up into the conservatory, or across one of several shaded terraces directly into the library, on the upper ground floor..
The Upper ground Floor.
The Library, 4.9m x 4.86m, (23.81m2). Accessed from the terrace, passing through a large stone archway with double glazed panels and door. The first thing one notices are the two walls custom-fitted with bookshelves, and, to the right, in the stone fireplace, has been constructd (in Germany), a custom made integral wood burning stove with two enormous glass doors. The ceiling is beamed and the floor is tiled. An stone arch with part glazed door leads from the library into a small original souillarde ( a former kitchen ). Acting as a short corridor between the library and the main living room.
The Souillarde, 3.2m x 2.4m (7.68m2), tiled floor, set into the exterior wall is an original granite sink with granite shelves extending along the adjacent walls. Set into the opposite wall is a pair of oak doors revealing a large storage cupboard. A stone arch leads into the living room
The Living room, 9.87 x 4.80, (47.38m2). tiled floor, beamed ceiling, custom-made staircase to first floor. A monumental stone open cantou fireplace with windows to each side. Double oak doors to built in wall cupboard. A door to the left leads out to the rear terrace area. The rear half of the living room has a double height cathedral style ceiling. A door to the right leads through to the inner atrium. Stone opening to kitchen
Kitchen, 3.84m x 2.9m, (11m2 ), beamed ceiling, tiled floor, fully fitted with limed oak kitchen furniture housing built under oven, ceramic hob, integrated dishwasher and inset sink. From the kitchen a door leads onto a long balcony with wrought iron railings.
The Atrium, approximately 25m2 and at double height this glass and timber structure throws light and space into the centre of the house and acts as both a connection and a lounge between the two former separate buildings, a well as acting as an additional central entrance to the property. From the atrium two glazed doors lead onto a sunny first floor terrace
An arched stone entrance leads into a self-contained bedroom suite with bathroom room, bedroom and Mezzanine.
Hallway, 3.17m x 0.9m, (2.85m2), tiled floor, wall cupboard. Doors to bathroom and bedroom.
Bathroom, 3.65m x 2.8m (10.22m2), tiled floor, panelled bath with spa, shower enclosure, double vanity unit with large mirror, suspended w.c., and heated towel radiator.
Bedroom 1, 4.77m x 3.8m, (18.12m2), tiled floor, cathedral type ceiling with beams, built in oak cupboards, stairs up to Mezzanine..
Mezzanine, 9m2 approx, wooden floor, door out to rear terrace and garden, window with guard rail overlooking the atrium.
First floor (above Living room.)
Lounge / TV room, 6m x 4m, (24m2) timber floor wit hcarpet, double mansarded with beams, inset ceiling lights. Steps up to an informal sleeping area, 3.2m x 2.3m, (7.36m2), with built in wardrobes. Steps down into Bedroom 2.
Bedroom 2, 4.8m x 4.38m, (21.02m2), mansarded, beams, tongue and grooved ceiling.
Shower room, 3.9m x 2.2m, (8.58m2), w.c. in discreet area, enclosed shower cubicle, double vanity unit with large mirror, heated towel rail.
Lower ground floor. (accessed from outside).
Bedroom 3, 5.8m x 4.3m, (24.94m2), currently used asa studio / lounge. Tiled floor, inset lights to ceiling. Step up to shower room.
Shower room, 8m2, tiled floor, sink base unit with three doors and an offset inset basin, glazed shower enclosure, suspended w.c., heated towel radiator and slim hanging cupboard.
Boiler room, 5.25m x 4m, (21m2), Oil-fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine. Steps up to storage area with 2 oil storage tanks, a large preserve area.
Second cave, 4.15m x 3.7m, (15.35m2)
At the foot of the stairs leading up to the atrium, to the right, is a large shaded seating area created below the open terrace on the upper ground floor.
The property has land to three sides made up of woodland and shrubland with areas of pastureland. A stream runs through the land, alongside the lane, and flows into a lake, formerly a mill pond. The original mill, now a partial ruin is part of the property and could be restored or, possibly, turned into a swimming pool. Th lake is often used by the owner’s fmily for swimming. It is also regularly stocked with fish.
Just past the house, on the right, has been created a hard standing for three vehicles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 46.6 miles
- Carcassonne (International), 71.5 miles
- Bergerac (International), 79.1 miles
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