local Quercy stone build
gated driveway with space for several vehicles
private position with a beautiful village
pretty complex of homes
scope for multiple uses
This property comprises 3 seperate, 18th century, traditional, stone dwellings, which are nestled on a small hillside, in the pretty village of Touffailles. The properties overlook the village bakery/grocers and a well cared for fishing lake. There is also the Mairie, a post office, the salle de fête with bar, a children's play area, church with historic classification, tennis courts, boules/pétanque area, and recreation ground within a very short walk.
The area itself, is abundant with local, seasonal fruits and veg and there are many, popular local markets to be found in the surrounding towns and villages - always worth a visit , as well as a number of supermarkets only a short drive away. It truly is a beautiful area!
The houses on the property are contained within private grounds with a swimming pool, lawned and gravel areas, planted borders and a gated driveway with parking for several cars. The property has gîte rental potential but could equally be ideal for residential/holiday homes for extended family/friends. Due to its position in the village, it is frequently described as "un coin de paradis"... a corner of paradise!
L'Orangerie is a 3storey stone house, comprising of a self-contained studio on the ground floor, an open plan living/dining area with woodburner on the second floor and 2 bedrooms wth shower room/W.C/basin with electric heater fitted on the upper floor, which also has direct access out onto the garden.
Le Barry/Cerisier is a stone house of 2 levels. The lower level, Le Cerisier has a vaulted stone living/dining area with corner kitchenette and a bedroom/bathroom space which is currently in the process of having a new floor due to the property moving to mains drainage. Le Barry has its own covered, stone bolet terrace, and internally has an openplan kitchen/dining living area a large double bedroom and a large shower room with W.C/basin with electric heater fitted.
This part of the property is in the process of conversion into the main 3 bedroomed residence. Built, as the others, in local Quercy stone, it has a new roof, new windows and doors. All drainage, waterheater, internal walls have been installed and it has elecrticl supply, phone line and internet connection. There is a large living/reception area with visible beams, a mezzanine area which could be used an office or snug, 3 bedrooms, a bathroom with bath, W.C and basin, there is also provision for a showerroom which could be ensuite or independant. In total there is just under 175m sq of living space. There is however a seperate lower floor which provides a pantry and additional storage but also offers superbe scope for further developement.
The village itself has a range of events throughout the year, ranging from Christmas crafts in the salle de fête, the nocturnal food rando (immensely popular and tasty!), a sports day, a quad rando, the fête du village and the Touffaillades classic car event, to name but a few. This year also saw it host the regional mountain bike event. The village is very friendly and you will feel at home. Reluctant sale.