6 bedroom character property for sale
France - Midi-Pyrenees, Aveyron, Valady
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- 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 6 toilets, fire place, cellar
- Parking facilities: parking lot
- Outdoor amenities: terrace
RARE - Dominating the Marcillac valley with panoramic views over the vineyards and the picturesque wine villages around, this 600 m2 fortress was the home of one of the most prestigious noble families of Rouergue. This Renaissance castle was saved from ruin by its current owner, a heritage curator. The traditional lauze roof is new as well as the frame and the zinc work. Many interior renovations have taken place over 15 years with respect and passion for this one of a kind property. On the ground floor you will discover a period kitchen with it's well, vegetable garden, fireplace with bread oven and meat oven, and a roman window sill. A reception room with fireplace in solid oak and stained glass windows, a cabinet of curiosities, a winter dining room with a vaulted ceiling decorated with antiques. There is also a further dining room with slabs and wood panelling dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, 2 bedrooms, one alcove, toilet and bathroom. On the first floor there is a ceremonial lounge with a restored French ceiling. There is also the possibility to create 4 further bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. 2 bedrooms are currently under renovation, one with woodwork from Louis XIV, the other with a new peeled parquet and fireplace from Louis XIV. 2 further large rooms remain to be renovated. On the second floor there is the possibility to develop 3 large suites with bathroom and toilet. Insulation in place. To add to the charm of this unique property there is also a Romanesque chapel classified ISMH which requires restoration. There is a landscaped park of 1500 m2 with the possibility to install a swimming pool. The final touch to this picture-postcard property is the breathtaking view upon the Marcillac valley. Simply stunning.
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 77.6 miles
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 85.5 miles
- Beziers (LOCAL), 90.4 miles
- Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 97.1 miles
- Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 97.8 miles
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