8 bedroom country house for sale
Near Montcuq, Lot, South West France
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- Additional guest cottage or gite
- Heated swimming pool
- Tennis court
- 3 acre grounds
- Set in Cahors vineyards
A quiet drive through the Cahors vineyards brings you down a no-through country lane to the pigeonnier gated entrance to the property.
Set in 3 acres of mature grounds within the Cahors vineyards, this superb property offers: a period 6 bedroom house, super swimming pool enclosure with 15m x 6m heated salt water swimming pool, acres of sunny tiled terraces, a spacious pool house (interior to finish), 2 bedroom self contained guest cottage or letting gite, tower, gated Pigeonnier entrance, all weather tennis court, fishpond, lawns and mature trees and a completely peaceful location surrounded by open farmland. Villages with shops and restaurants close-by.
There is plenty of outside parking and a closed garage. The house is in the typical style of the Quercy, with stone steps up to the first floor bolet entrance. Entrance to a long living/dining room (40m2) with terracotta tiled floor, beamed ceiling and open fireplace.
Through to the beamed kitchen with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, open fireplace and dining area.
Double bedrooms 1 and 2 both look out over the gardens and one with en suite shower room the other with private bathroom. Upstairs are two children's bedrooms sharing a bathroom.
Downstairs into the vaulted stone second living room with patio doors out to the swimming pool terraces. Double bedroom 5 (25m2) with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, built-in wardrobe and door to garden. En suite tiled bath and shower room. Double bedroom 6 (20m2) with terracotta tiled floor and en suite bathroom. There is a laundry room and a fully air conditioned wine cellar.
The swimming pool terraces are more than generous, bounded by a stone wall, house and pool house on 3 sides and fountain and garden to the 4th.
The pool is salt water, heated by heat pump and large,15m x 6m, with an electric safety cover. The pool house with attractive tower has been designed to house a large dining room for entertaining, spacious summer kitchen and two shower rooms. All the interior works are to finish to your taste.
A stroll across the fully fenced gardens (1.22ha, 3 acres) brings you to the all-weather tennis court with little spectators pavillion - ideal for sunny afternoon tournaments. At the other end of the grounds, past the fish pond with fountain, and with its own entrance from the lane is the self contained guest cottage. It offers a living room, fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, room for a shower room and utility room. Own terrace and garden.
The pigeonnier tower entrance houses a small play room or study on the upper floor.
This complete country residence offers all you could ask for and is in a beautiful environment. For full time living, the only item to add would be a central heating system, although the current combination of fireplaces and electric radiators suffice for occasional winter trips.
It would be possible to purchase the property furnished, by separate agreement.
- Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 36.3 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 59.6 miles
- Bordeaux (Mérignac) (INTERNATIONAL), 90.5 miles
- Limoges (INTERNATIONAL), 97.4 miles
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