7 Bed Country House for sale

Sauliac-sur-Célé, Lot, Midi-Pyrenees, France

£431,750

 [€489,950]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Emissions: E
  • Consumption: D
  • Plot size: 1432 m2
  • Habitable space: 220 m2

Features

  • Private sale
  • Magnificent rural and river location
  • Quercynois ensemble of great charm
  • Excellent Gîte and B&B potential
  • Swimming pool and superb views
  • Heart of historically attractive area
  • DPE = 221 [D] GES = 49 [E]

Full Description

A well restored stone ensemble of three dwellings with exceptional views, beautifully situated between Cahors and Figeac, south of Rocamadour and the upper Dordogne river. The property is on a listed site, on the edge of a peaceful 4-starred village and overlooking a river with beach. It comprises 3 buildings of great character and is in excellent condition, on typical terraces and with a scenic swimming pool. This gem of an ensemble, facing south west and not overlooked, is sheltered at the rear by an amphitheatre of protected Jurassic limestone cliffs which make a splendid backdrop. It is in the centre of both the 'Parc Naturel Regional des Causses du Quercy' and 'Triangle Noir' with the purest night sky in all of France.

The property comprises: The centrally heated family house of 135 m2 with fitted kitchen, utility area, dining area, lounge with Jotul wood burner in inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, other authentic details, 4 bedrooms (3 of which are beamed), spacious bathroom, shower room and 3 WCs in all. The former barn is a 70 m2 centrally heated three star 2nd house or gite with 2 bedrooms. This can be used for seasonal lettings.The former clogmaker's home and atelier or 'Sabotier' measures15 m2 and is above a useful workshop / garage.

The 3-star gite in the barn, the Clogmaker's plus a private en-suite bedroom at garden level in the main house can all, if wished, be used to continue a good, long established letting business which can be developed further.

"Valley of Paradise" was an ancient name for the Cele Valley !


ABOUT THE AREA

This designated area of great appeal possesses many remarkably preserved Grands Sites des Midi-Pyrenees : 7km upstream is the historic abbey of Marcilhac-sur Cele, downstream is Cabrerets with Pech Merle's wonderful painted caves. On the river Lot are famous perched villages like Saint-Cirq Lapopie, un des plus beaux sites de France (20 minutes away), the chateau of Cenevieres, a Gallo-Roman aqueduct at Vers ... Canoeing on the Cele, boating on the Lot, river or lake fishing, bird watching, cycling, driving or walking, reveals a huge variety of natural habitats, flora and fauna. Home to 50-odd wild orchid species, dragonflies-butterflies-amazing moths ... these treasures are a fraction of what the Causses du Quercy Country Park's pure air and clean waters offer.The GR651, a long distance footpath to Santiago de Compostela, passes above the house, and a lovely river beach is below - with a snack bar in the summer. This haven of peace is 20 minutes from an SNCF station at Assier, 30 minutes from the A20 Paris-Toulouse motorway, 40 minutes to Figeac or 45 to Cahors.


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