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3 bedroom character property for sale

France - Varen, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées


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Key features:

  • Pool
  • Almost 6.5 acres

Full description:

A tastefully restored stone farmhouse occupying a very private position at the end of a long winding track, and set amidst 2.5 hectares of south facing pastureland. Yet, still within minutes of the lively riverside village of Varen, and only a short drive from the picturesque centres of Najac, Cordes-sur-Ciel and Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val.

The house itself has been carefully restored by the current owner and preserves much of the original character and charm of the interior whilst incorporating many modern features. Dating back in part to the mid 18th century, it is of local stone construction with a typical tuile (pantile style), roof. The interior has been sympathetically altered to provide a home with an expansive living area. Currently there are three bedrooms, but this could easily be increased by expanding out into the open barn area.

The House.
Once you have passed through the gated entrance and left the car in the ample parking area, the house is accessed by a pathway which leads up the side of the house to a large enclosed dining terrace with a porch area and old oak door leading into the ground floor.

Salon, 6m x 4.7m, original timber floor, high, beamed ceiling, radiator, imposing stone fireplace. Arch to Kitchen/Dining room.

Kitchen/Dining room, 6.1m x 4.8m max, double aspect with views south and east over open countryside and the chateau. The timber floor has been painstakingly hand-painted to an extremely high finish, the ceiling has painted beams. An overall effect of light and spaciousness is complimented by the use of white fronted fitted kitchen units and pastel tiled work surfaces. Appliances include fitted eye level electric oven, gas hob, and twin bowl white inset sink. In the centre of the room is a large fitted island unit with storage under. In addition, there is a large walk in store cupboard and ample space for a table and chairs. A large wood burning range supplies heating to the salon, Bedroom 1, formal dining room and the bathroom.

A door from the Kitchen/Dining room leads onto a short inner hall with doors to Bedroom 1, the bathroom and the formal dining room.

Bedroom 1, 4.4m x 4.3m, radiator, beamed ceiling and timber floor.

Bathroom, 2.7m x2.4m, painted ceiling beams, short panelled bath, vanitory wash basin unit with hand painted marble top, a large walk in shower, W.C., tiled surrounds and a heated towel rail.

Formal Dining room, 5m x 4.5m, accessed also from the Salon. Door out to terrace. The ceiling is heavily beamed, and to the far end, an old wood burning stove sits under the original fireplace and chimney. Stone sink. Concealed stairs lead up into the well insulated loft space (ideal for conversion). To the far side, a glazed door leads out into a narrow glazed passageway serving bedrooms 2 and 3, the summer kitchen and a shower room.

Glazed passageway (conservatory) 12.2m x 1.2m, with tiled floor.

Bedroom 2, 4.2m x 4.1m, very high ceiling with intricate beam work and a large feature chimney canopy, part of an old bread oven, and now used as a bed head feature, tiled floor and glazed doors leading out on to the terrace.

At the lower end of the Glazed passageway, the house has been tastefully extended into the barn area to provide:

Summer kitchen/utility room, 4m x 3m, with base unit with inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit, built under electric oven and gas hob. Plumbing for washing machine. Glazed doors to the open barn, and to the terrace area.

Bedroom 3, 4.3m x 3.9m, double aspect with window to the front and glazed door to the open barn. High beamed ceiling.

Shower room, extra large tiled shower area, W.C.,vanitory wash basin unit, tiled floor.
Open barn, 9.5m x 6.5m, currently used as a summer dining area, but loads of potential. Magnificent beams to roof. Door into the Glazed passageway.

Alongside the open barn is a second lean to barn measuring 9m x 4.5m, currently part-used as a summer relaxing and reading area.

Lower ground Floor.
The whole of the lower ground floor is made up of large caves/cellars, all of which are dry, and are currently used as a games room or various storage and workshop areas.

Although the majority of the land is left in its natural, but tended, state, there are around the house various terrace areas permitting open air dining at all times of the day. When the weather is not so good, the open barn is ideal for lunch or supper.

To the eastof the house, and set at a discreet distance, is an above ground pool, 5m x 3m, which is set into the slope enabling easy access, both in and out.

This pin shows the exact location of the property as provided by the Advertiser

Nearest Airports*

  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 44.2 miles
  • Carcassonne (International), 68 miles
  • Bergerac (International), 81.7 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Forgotten France, Najac

29 Le Faubourg, 12270, Najac France
03339 396714  Local call rate
About Forgotten France, Najac

Forgotten France is the English speaking side of Action Habitat, a french real estate agency located in Toulouse, south west France, with agencies in Najac, Aveyron, and Villemur sur Tarn, Haute Garonne.

Here at Forgotten France we are able to cater to all your property needs. If you are searching for a French home , be it as a principal residence, holiday home or as an investment opportunity, our centrally located agencies are on hand to help you every step of the way. We are fully registered holders of the “carte professionelle”.

Set in the south west corner of the Aveyron, close to the Tarn and Tarn et Garonne departments, our Najac estate agency is an english speaking agency ideally located for those wishing to buy a property in the Aveyron, Lot,Tarn or Tarn et Garonne region. We offer a selection of French rural properties ranging from renovation projects, village and town houses, corps de ferme to water mills, maisons de maitre, gite complexes, bed and breakfast businesses and chateaux.

To make the whole process much easier our staff speak english and french, and will not only help with the purchase of a french property, but can also organise introductions to local banks, help choose the right notaire, and help you with all the day to day situations that could occur whilst settling in.


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Forgotten France, Najac

29 Le Faubourg, 12270, Najac France
or call 03339 396714
Calling from outside the UK? 0033565297474

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