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299.500 euros

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Having the special advantages of:
• Superb views from large windows
• Ground floor art gallery and boutique (potential to create separate studio suite)
• Private courtyard garden

Location :

Tarn, S. W. France ~ Set at the heart of the famous and historic 13thC town of Cordes-sur-Ciel and forming part of the fascinating Barbican building, dating back to between 14th/15th Century when it formed part of the city defences. Cordes has all the amenities needed for day to day living – bakeries, butcher, bank, cafés, restaurants, newsagent, pharmacy, mini-market, numerous artisan shops and galleries, doctor, dentist, primary and secondary schools. A Saturday morning produce market takes place throughout the year. 20 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage city of Albi (capital of the Tarn department) and just over an hour to Toulouse and the International Airport at Blagnac. A train station at nearby Vindrac provides a service to Toulouse.

Summary :


Features : electric heating, wine cellar
Condition : Restored
Bedrooms : 3
Bathrooms : 1

Accommodation :

The House was renovated by a previous owner (a local architect) between 2009 and 2011 and has a separate external staircase entrance to the upper floor. The delightful accommodation comprises:

Charming Main Living Room and Dining Room – a very spacious 10.8m x 5.4m max. Light and bright with glorious window views, high beamed ceiling and handsome timber floor. Also original fireplace with wood burning stove inset and log recesses either side, dressed stonework features and extensive range of 5 double built in low level cupboards with timber tops to the dining area.

Open-plan Kitchen leading off with range of base cupboards, deep white glazed sink and extractor canopy to cooker area.

A staircase from the living room leads to the UPPER FLOOR Study Area with dressed stonework. Access to:

Principal Bedroom No 1. (5.62m x 3.9m) with glorious views for many miles, tiled floor, high beamed ceiling and full range of built in wardrobes with fitted interiors – two of which have full height fitted mirrors.

Modern Shower Room with tiled shower compartment, circular fitted washbasin to shelf units, W.C., tiled floor.

Bedroom No. 2. (5m x 2.7m) with tiled floor, beamed ceiling and views to original stone buildings nearby.

Staircase to THE TOP FLOOR and
Bedroom No. 3. (5.2m x 5m) open to roof height, light and bright with velux windows and recessed ceiling lighting. Also timber floor and full range of deep store cupboards.

(Note: Double glazing is installed to the south-side windows)

THE IMPRESSIVE GROUND FLOOR SHOP is spacious, light and bright and well recognised by the range of front windows to the street area. Professionally designed and including a full range of fitted cupboards, attractive greeting counter plus wood burning stove, handsome dressed stonework, high beamed ceiling and separate artist’s painting area with glorious views.

Separate W.C. with washbasin. Also plumbing for shower.

Inner hallway from the shop has laundry space and a staircase leading up to the upper floor living room/dining room and kitchen of the house itself.

Outside :

A quirky walk under the house leads to a Charming Courtyard Garden (48m2) paved and planted with a range of flowering plants and having a couple of terraces for outside dining. A stone arch provides wood storage space and an adjacent stone arch leads to a Cave (approximately 30m2) with original water source leading to two small pools – ideal for watering the garden or a refreshing dip in the heat of summer!.

Services: adsl, mains electricity, mains water, mains drainage, telephone, well.

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