Most of the original stone walling and wooden beams dating back to circa 1787 are retained in this outstanding conversion into a very beautiful home. Situated in the peaceful countryside of the Tarn et Garonne the house faces Southeast and enjoys the sun throughout the day, but trees around the garden and pool ensure some shade is always available. The open plan ground floor has a fully fitted kitchen. The dining and sitting areas are comfortably furnished. The hall area is galleried being full height. The front door and two sets of French windows open onto the garden. The creation of unusual light and space ensures that the house remains pleasantly cool in the hot summer months.
The medieval town of Caylus is only 10 minutes drive away and here you will find 3 patisseries, a supermarket, newsagent, a bank and the weekly summer market. The two star Logi hotel 'La Renaissance' has an excellent restaurant. Alternatively you may collect your baguette and croissants from the delightful hilltop village of Parisot (3.5 kms) which includes a patisserie, boulangerie, chacuterie, pharmacy and a restaurant. Below Parisot is a picturesque lake for swimming and other water sports.
The dramatic Aveyron Gorge is just a 20 minute drive and from the lovely 15C town of St. Antonin Noble Val it is possible to hire canoes on the Aveyron river. Hiding in the surrounding countryside are the many ancient and attractive bastide towns and villages such as Najac, Cordes sur Ciel, Villefranche de Rouergue and Caussade. Most towns have weekly markets. Larger places such as Albi,Cahors, Montauban, Toulouse and Carcassone are all within easy reach. The Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts and the Pyrenees could be accomplished in a day.