Aveyron – Renovated Detached Stone Home with Pool


Aveyron – Renovated Detached Stone Home with Pool


Property Features

  • Beautiful Detached Home
  • Magnificent Views Front & Back
  • High Quality Throughout
  • Plenty of Charm & Character
  • In Ground Pool

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Tel: +44 (0)1803 469 367
  • Ref: ARB500662
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Enclosed Gardens, Pool, Views
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • ARB Ref: ARB500662
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Property Summary


Set in an elevated position overlooking the beautiful Dordou valley, this ancient red stone home has been carefully and livingly restored to modern standards while retaining much of the original charm and original features. Surrounded by fields and chestnut woods the home will suit those who love nature and the countryside. The property comprises in the main of magnificent main floor with modern fitted and equipped farmhouse kitchen diner, and sitting room, 3 double bedrooms including an en-suite and further family bathroom. On the lower level there is a store, utility and shower room. The super gardens extend to more than 2 acres with fabulous views and an in-ground pool for those hot sunny days.

Aveyron is a wildly wonderous, little known corner of France, and has no fewer than 10 villages classed as the most beautiful in France. This delightful property is set peacefully, but not isolated, with stunning valley views. The home is afforded a high degree of privacy, accessed via a long private driveway. Close by you will find the lively market town of Marcillac-Vallon with shops, supermarket, doctors and restaurants. In 30 mins you can be in Rodez the bustling capital of Aveyron with shops, hyper markets, restaurants and year-round events calendar. Stunning Conques a world heritage village and one of France’s most beautiful villages is a 25 min scenic drive away. The river Lot with activities including canoeing, kayaking and fishing is within the hour. There is skiing at Aubrac (1hr) or Lioran (2hrs)

For those who need easy access to and from the UK – low cost flights are available from Rodez airport with flights to Paris and a new planned route set to resume to Stanstead. Trains with connections to the TGV and Paris are also available at Rodez, while ferry ports and the tunnel are reachable same day, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor:

Utility room, boiler room with oil fired central heating boiler, wine store and fully tiled shower room with basin and WC. Steps up to the first floor

First Floor – accessible via stairs from the outside or lower level below.

Comprises of 2 magnificent adjoining rooms packed full of charm and original character, including exposed beams, woodburning stove for cosy winter nights, cast iron radiators, wood flooring and revealed stone walls. The open plan kitchen has dining area and cosy sitting area warmed by a woodburning log stove, perfect for cosy winter nights. Fully fitted with a good range of low-level cupboards, equipped with a range cooker, set in what was once the large open fireplace. Work surfaces in granite with a large island unit, providing plenty of work space.

2 steps lead up into the large light sitting room. Windows on three sides with a door opening out onto the balcony which overlooks the swimming pool. There are cast iron radiators, exposed beams and a large open chimney fireplace. Stairs to the floor above.

Second Floor – Comprises of three beautiful light and airey double bedrooms, set beneath the eaves and on two levels. Fully carpeted throughout, all with modern radiators.

Bedroom 1: Approx. 19m2 with 2 skylight windows, and one window offering beautiful views across the valley to the chateau.

Bedroom 2: Approx. 10.5m2 with en-suite (shower, basin and WC) currently used as a guest room. Views over the gardens and valley.

Bedroom 3: Approx. 17m2 with skylight window and other window with views over the garden.

Family Bathroom: Comprising bath, bidet and stylish basin set in antique shop counter. Fully tiled.

WC – with toilet, bidet and basin.

Gardens / Outside

The property is approached via a long, gravelled driveway, ensuring plenty of privacy. To the front of the home is a courtyard with parking for several cars and space to keep a motorhome or caravan. The front overlooks woodland and has views across the valley. All round the home are formal gardens with established beds borders, trees and shrubbery. There is a good sized veg plot. A dining terrace with pergola is ideal for relaxing with a cool glass of wine while you take in your new surrounds. The views are fabulous.

There are a couple of useful outbuildings ideal for storage and garden equipment.

The in-ground swimming pool is approx. 8m x 5m with terraces for sunbathing.

In all the home comes with 9500m2 (2.25 acres)

The property benefits from being double glazed, comes with oil fired central heating as well as wood stoves and is served by a modern fosse septique installed just 3 years ago.
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