Totally restored medieval fortified house for sale in the Tarn near Cordes sur Ciel | with guest house and pool

Reference : BR2404 Property type :

An historic fortified house and tower for sale, totally restored, with separate guest cottage, pool, courtyard and walled garden. This unusual historic property, which is mentioned in many architectural and history books of the region, has been thoughtfully and well renovated to a high standard and provides very flexible accommodation in a delightful setting. The house and guest cottage are built around an attractive courtyard and swimming pool area with various terraces overlooking open countryside including an easily maintained walled garden situated at the West side of the main house. The house and cottage benefit from double glazing throughout. 5 minutes from Cordes sur Ciel, 25 minutes to Albi and 1 hour to Toulouse airport.

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Totally restored medieval fortified house for sale in the Tarn near Cordes sur Ciel

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Location

Cordes-sur-Ciel



Nearest Town or Village : Cordes-sur-Ciel

Department : Tarn

Condition : Excellent Condition

Total number of Bedrooms : 4

Bathrooms : 6 + 1 WC

Reception Rooms : 4+

Garden/Grounds : Less than 1000m²

Outbuildings : Yes

Swimming pool : Yes

Internet : Broadband

Heating : Electric radiators

Drainage : Septic tank

Exploitability : The guest house could be rented separately.

Distances : 5 minutes from Cordes, 20 minutes from Albi and 70 minutes from Toulouse airport

Our view :
This is really a 'one off' property, so much character and design incorporated wherever you look, set in a blissfully peaceful location yet only 5 minutes from the historic village of Cordes sur Ciel.

Remote controlled electric gates give access into the coutyard. 

The Main House :

Double glazing and electric heating as well as a very efficient wood burning stove heating system with vents to different parts of the house plus a second wood burner in the  main sitting room.There is also a water softner which also serves the cottage and a watering system in the walled garden.

Ground floor :

Entrance hall : with stone walls, tiled floor, built in cloaks cupboard and an archway to the dinning room

Dining room : 4.8 m x 4.5 m with beamed ceiling, stone walls, tiled floor, a range of oak dresser cupboards and fitted drawers, double aspect windows and large French windows opening into the

Conservatory : 4.8 m x 4.2 m. A delightful room with double aspect windows including large sliding doors out to an upper terrace. An electric sunblind allows eating out in all weather whilst enjoying the great views over the countryside. The conservatory has a new well insulated roof with 2 skylights enabling this room to be used all year round. Archway from the dining room leading into the 

Kitchen : fully fitted with induction hob, electric oven, Miele dishwasher and a range of cupboards. Dressed stone walls, tiled floor and a door leading out to the courtyard.

Billiards room/Study : 6.9 m x 4.4 m with stone walls, tiled floor, beamed ceiling, built in drinks cupboard and original stone évier. This room has the Jotul wood burning stove with vent system that goes up to the main first floor salon. Double doors lead to the front terrace.

Storage area  : 2.9 m x 2.6 m tiled floor, beamed ceiling.

Bathroom has a bath with shower cradle attachment, WC, basin and fitted cupboards.

First Floor :

Main sitting room : 9 m x 4.7 m. This is a most impressive room with double height ceiling, exposed roof beams and a central stone fireplace with a wood burner, tiled floor, a wall in colombage. This room benefits from the heating vent system from the Jotul wood burning stove in the ground floor sitting room. Double doors lead out to an upper terrace on the courtyard side of the building and another door on the West elevation of the property leads to a back terrace and the walled garden. An open wooden staircase leads from the main salon up to a mezzanine.

Mezzanine area/study  : 4.7 m x 3.1 m

Bedroom 1 : 4.8 m x 3.4 m with beams, tiled floor, stone walls en-suite shower, heated towel rail and basin.

The Master Bedroom Suite : consisting of  a bedroom : 5.4 m x 4.5 m with en-suite shower, heated towel rail and basin, internal shutters to the triple aspect windows with views over both the courtyard and surrounding countryside, separate WC and storage area.

Dressing room : 3.9 m x 2.6 m which could be used for further bedroom accommodation if required. Staircase up to a

Mezzanine sitting area in Tower : 3.9 m x 2.6 m

Lower ground floor : 

Storage room : 3.7 m x 3.2 m

Pool room : 4.7 m x 3.8 m with en-suite shower room, basin and separate WC.

The Guest Cottage :

Ground Floor :

Living room/kitchen/diner : 10.5 m x 5.2 m  a spacious open plan light room with a fitted kitchen units on 1 wall including plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher, cooker and fridge. Attractive double doors give access to the courtyard and swimming pool.

First Floor :

Bedroom 1 : 4.9 m x 4.4 m with en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and basin. In the bedroom exposed ceiling beams, new carpet and wardrobe areas.

Bedroom 2 : 5.1 m x 4.8 m with en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and basin. New carpet, exposed ceiling beams and wardrobe areas in the bedroom.

Garden and outbuildings :

Off the courtyard there is a large covered dining terrace and storage areas with concealed outside lighting.

The swimming pool : 6 m x 4 m is heated and runs off a salt water filtration system and has an automatic electric pool cover.

There is a separate garage and workshop area.

West walled garden : recently created this garden is very easily maintained with stone built raised flower beds with shrubs. There is access from the lane through electric double gates with more parking space.

Below the property with access from the courtyard via a gate is a wooded area and a path leading to a dramatic grotto.

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