This rural French farmhouse to let is a delightful 17th century farmhouse, built of local stone and set in 16 acres on the edge of a hamlet with open rural views.
The spacious farmhouse has been refurbished to a very high standard and tastefully furnished with antiques gathered from the owners travels through Asia and the Middle East, giving the property an exotic flavour.
This region, known as Aveyron, is ideal for walking and cycling.
The River Aveyron and the Aveyron Gorge, not far from this rural French farmhouse to let, offer opportunities for canoeing and kayaking. The Aveyron' s main town is Millau, now famed for it' s new suspension bridge, an amazing feat of 21st century engineering. The fortified cathedral town of Albi, birthplace of Toulouse Lautrec, is just one hour away and sits on the banks of the River Tarn. Castres is home to the Goya museum.
There are tennis courts and an animal park at nearby Rieupeyroux, which hosts a Sunday market.
La Salvetat Peyrales 5 mins for local shops. Rieupeyroux 10 mins. Villefranche de Rouergue 20 mins. Rodez airport 40 mins. Albi 1 hour. Tennis, walking, cycling, horse riding and canoeing locally.
Ground floor: living room (TV,DVD,CD)., formal living room , fireplace with woodburner
Kitchen/dining room with comfortable seating area.
Two staircases, one at each end of the house, lead to the First floor:
Master bedroom (2m indonesian 4 poster bed).
Family bathroom with roll top antique bath and separate shower cubicle, WC.
Double bedroom (1.50m), small sofa, cot.
Triple bedroom (1.40m bateau bed and 2 x 0.90m singles).
Shower room , WC.
16 acres of grounds including 1 hectare of garden. Covered courtyard with barbeque. Large, heated pool has beach entrance, ideal for young children.
- 13m x 7m pool
- Maid service: 4 hours per week included.
- Telephone / Dial-up Internet. Winter Heating. Pool Heating Supplement €100 Per Week.
- Tennis, walking, cycling, horse riding and canoeing locally.
- Shops:5 minutes
- Restaurants:5 minutes
- Airport:Rodez airport 40 minutes.