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  • 451 m2
  • 18  rooms
  • 8  bedrooms
  • land 1 133 m2

A large, renovated, 18th century, middle-class, village house and its wooded garden in a lively village in the centre of the French department of Var.
The village with a long past, surrounded by vineyards and unspoilt countryside, is lively all year round with shops, a market and restaurants. It is an hour from the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, Verdon Gorges, Cannes, Toulon and the outskirts of Aix-en-Provence. Nice and Toulon airports are a little more than an hour away; that of Marseille is 80 minutes away. A TGV train station is 15 minutes away as are two motorway slip roads. Sainte-Maxime and Issambres beaches are 45 minutes away. All amenities are within walking distance of the house.
The facades of this house are extremely sober and discreet. This property can be accessed via two streets and 2 cars can be parked in the garden. This house, most probably constructed prior to the French Revolution, spans approx. 443 m² of living space over four levels and has more than 133 m² of outbuildings. The garden is on a level with the ground floor. Planted with fruit and old trees providing much appreciated shade in the summer, this haven of peace is enhanced with a 5x5 m pool, ideal for taking refreshing dips, surrounded by woods, planted with noble species. A small, traditional, stone Bastide house, the base of which is vaulted stands near to the car parking area. Two old sheds complete the storage areas, together with a 22 m² workshop.
The houseThe building lets copious amounts of light in through its large windows on the ground and first floors. Its harmonious rooms exude a very pleasant feeling of spaciousness courtesy of the high ceilings and the wide stairway which comprises wrought iron railings and terracotta tile steps with wooden nosing. All the old floors and ceilings have been preserved, together with the fireplaces.
Ground floor
The street entrance on the south side has a wonderful old door. A corridor provides access to several rooms and cellars used for keeping fit or laying down wine:
- A tiled room, with a shower and a toilet, featuring exposed stone walls, opens into a vaulted stone cellar housing a well.
- A vaulted stone cellar, used for laying down and tasting wine, has a gravel floor.
- A two or three person sauna.
- A room with a Jacuzzi for four to six people is fitted with a shower and a toilet.
- A small spare bedroom.
- A machine room houses a mains gas-fired boiler, a domestic hot water tank and a laundry room.
This level spans 58 m² of living space in addition to the rooms in the outbuildings.
Garden level
This floor, all on a level with the garden, spans a floor surface area of approx. 147 m². Set out on the north and south sides of the stairway are two lounges, with fireplaces, hexagonal red terracotta floor tiles and plastered beams with moulding resembling period decorative plasterwork. The lounge on the north side has a French window opening on to a terrace. A small study is on the south side. A central kitchen opens into a small room leading to the garden. A dining room on the west side features an old stone sink and a

reference : 912803 - Le Figaro Properties reference : 21376085

Features:

  • EPC : C (127)
  • GHG : D (29)
Localisation : 83 Lorgues
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