This charming village stone house occupies the site of the 13th century castle belonging to Count Raymond VII of Toulouse. The beautiful beamed living room was once the castle reception room and the large open fireplace has not changed since that time. There is other evidence of the age of the property, including a stone spiral staircase leading to a small turret. The current owners acquired the property in 2006 and spent almost two years on a vast restoration program covering all surfaces and, among other works, the modernization of bathrooms and kitchens, the installation of heating systems by the floor, the redevelopment of several rooms. The exterior has been refurbished and, unusually for a village property, occupies a large area with a garage suitable for a medium-sized car. On the ground floor a large entrance / dining room, two large reception rooms, a large kitchen with high-end appliances, a laundry room and a cloakroom Upstairs, a master bedroom with bathroom, a family bathroom and two other bedrooms. The fourth bedroom is accessible from this level and by an independent staircase. It could be converted into an independent suite. The village, part of the 'Golden Triangle', has two restaurants, a pharmacy and doctors. The surrounding hilly countryside is reminiscent of Tuscany, with which it is often compared. Toulouse International Airport is 50 minutes by car and the village of Gaillac with its many shops is 15 minutes.
Le Figaro Properties reference : 22053633