3 Bed House for sale

Sainte-Suzanne, Ariege, Midi-Pyrenees, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Habitable space: 150 m2

Full Description

Situated right in the medieval centre of one of France’s most beautiful villages, this lovingly and beautifully restored 3-bedroom home provides spectacular views over the 14th Century Castle and the stunning countryside. A former guards house during the 100 Year War, this property is the last house in the medieval section of Sainte-Suzanne. It has been lovingly and tastefully renovated to a very high standard whilst cherishing all the wonderful period features. This charming property is situated right in the centre of one of the most sought-after villages in France. The house itself is built between the castle ramparts and boasts breath-taking views of the historical castle. This detached property benefits from a newly installed oil central heating system and has wood double glazing throughout. The property has the added bonus of being sold fully furnished and is ready to move into.
The house consists of a fully equipped country kitchen, with Falcon range with 7 burner gas hob, 2 electric ovens and grill in enamel finish, with original coloured floor tiles and a beautiful bespoke open fireplace with indoor rotisserie, surrounded by the most beautiful handmade tiles. The kitchen also credits the original granite sink and the intact original granite potager stove. The dining room with fireplace and enamel wood burning stove, original oak staircase leading down to the courtyard and up to the first floor. The dining room boasts the most amazing view of the castle. Leading on from the dining room is a light and airy studio which also could be an office or further reception room. The sitting room benefits from a further wood burning stove, and a drop-down staircase gives access to a bedroom above. This level equally provides a shower room and cloakroom.
The first floor includes two double bedrooms, both with en-suites and a smaller room which could be a children's room or an office. This floor is enhanced by providing a second sitting room making this space an ideal opportunity for a Bed and Breakfast business (the property has previously been used as a highly successful B & B with rave reviews!).
The oak staircase continues to the 2nd floor where there are 2 attic rooms with possibility to convert to 2 further bedrooms. The ground floor surrounds the pretty courtyard and comprises of two store rooms, utility room, workshop and a garage, and the courtyard also provides external access to the vaulted wine cellar. The tiered garden is to the rear of the property and highlights the outstanding, far reaching views over the beautiful Mayenne countryside.
This delightful village boasts the title of having the only famous fortress which resisted the army of William the Conqueror when he laid siege to it between 1083 and 1087 (the only castle the Conqueror himself could not take). Built on the top of a rocky spur, the castle comprises buildings from different periods: the oldest, the stone keep, dates from the beginning of the 11th century, the outer walls built in the 13th century and modified in the 15th century to accommodate artillery the “chateau” of Fouquet de la Varenne, known as the “Logis” dates from the 17th century. The castle itself covering an area of 8000m², includes eight round towers, four square towers and the former drawbridge. It is owned by the Conseil Général de la Mayenne (the regional council) which has created a centre for the study of the local heritage and architecture.
Sainte-Suzanne benefits from shops, bars, restaurants, schools and is only 9 Kms from the market town of Evron which provides all services.
The property credits some of the best views of the castle in Saint-Suzanne and the highlight of the garden is the breath taking, panoramic views of the castle, ramparts and the rolling countryside.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to own your own piece of history, a beautiful family home, a business opportunity, in the heart of a stunning historical medieval village.
Energy efficiency: E / 275,000€ agency fees included / 260,000€ without fees / Agency fees: 6% including VAT, payable by the purchaser.
For more information about this property, please contact Tracey TRENTER, commercial agent 492 808 118 RSAC Laval. To see our range of properties, please visit our Agence Thom website. We look forward to finding you your dream property!
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