Puy-l'Évêque (Lot) - Fabulous C17th Manoir sitting in 8.2 hectares of impeccably maintained gardens and parks
€1,395,000 (APPROX. £1,245,718)
Property Details - Manoir
Just minutes from the popular historic village of Puy l'Eveque in the Lot valley, is this beautiful C XVIIth property which has been tastefully and lovingly restored to a high standard of comfort by its present owners.
Set within 8.2 ha of beautifully maintained garden, meadow and woodland, this property comprises a spacious house, barns, stabling for eight horses, 12 x 6 swimming pool and surrounding terraces, two garages, a pigeonnier / gate house with the potential of further accommodation.
The main house is on two levels above two vaulted cellars and below a vast attic space of 250 m² which is currently used as storage. No expense or attention to detail has been spared in the restoration and now the property benefits from a beautiful marriage of old authentic features together with modern day comforts such as underfloor central heating in the breakfast room.
Only quality materials have been used: natural stone, marble, slate, granite and wood, plus authentic traditional cast iron radiators. These materials and others used for the restoration have been sought out locally and internationally by the owners and the local artisans.
Ground floor: Kitchen (34.5 m²) with a selection of units, handmade in the UK with granite work surfaces. Cupboards conceal 2 'Liebherr' fridges and a 'Bosch' dishwasher. The separate island unit is constructed in 'Pippy Oak'. There is a quality 'Mercury' range cooker with 5 gas hobs and double electric ovens. A fully fitted utility area, dining room with bread oven fireplace (21 m²), living room with vaulted ceiling and large fireplace (25 m²), formal dining room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace (30 m²). Living room (40 m²), vaulted entrance hall, cloakroom / pantry, modern study / office with windows overlooking the garden and plenty of storage.
A fabulous majestic stone staircase to first floor - Vaulted room (40 m²) – ideal as a bedroom or further reception room. There are 4 impressive suites. Master suite (50 m²) comprising: the principal bedroom (32 m²) with a fireplace, parquet flooring, spacious en-suite bathroom (17 m²), Suite 2: Bedroom 24 m² with parquet floor and balcony, en(suite shower room (9.5 m²), and a spacious dressing room. Library 32 m² with fireplace, Suite 3: Bedroom (26 m²) again with parquet floor, and en-suite shower room (7 m²) & Suite 4: Reached by a feature spiral staircase in iron, comprising of another bedroom (16 m²) with parquet floor and a shower room (4 m2).
Outside there are various outbuildings, 2 stone barns, accessed via the house are currently being used as workshop and storage areas. They contain loose boxes for eight horses. Barn 2 also houses a 10,000 litre rainwater storage tank - used for watering the garden in summer months, whilst a private well within the grounds also provides a second source of water for the garden.
Garage (to front of house) 30 m², garage 2 to rear of house 50 m², barn 1 (13.70 x 8.20) with mezzanine (8.20 x 5.30m), & barn 2 (8.20 x 8.10m) plus mezzanine (8.20 x 3.60m).
2 Cellars, swimming pool pump room, & Pigeonnier 40 m².
In total the grounds extend to 8.2 ha comprising beautifully maintained gardens, some meadows, and woodland. Swimming pool and surrounding terraces. There is also a well.
Although this property is ideally located just minutes from the amenities of a village, it is also very private as it enjoys an elevated position with wonderful views from the grounds and swimming pool terraces.
The restoration provides spacious family accommodation but there is still potential to exploit more accommodation in the barns, the pigeonnier or indeed the attic space. The property would suit a couple or family who enjoy the good things in life and don't want to be isolated.
Ideal for horse owners or for a top end chambres d'hotes activity. Puy l'Eveque is about 150 km from both Toulouse and Bergerac international airports. This riverside village has many restaurants and is in the heart of the AOC Cahors wine region. More images available.
Peter Elias, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N°48183917300020.
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