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House in VILLEFRANCHE DE ROUERGUE , Aveyron , Midi Pyrenees

€199,500 £179,486**
Ref: 101533BQU12
french property for sale

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Superb 1930’s 6-bedroomed property, ideal family home or B&B, located on the banks of the Aveyron river on the edge of the historic bastide town of Villefranche de Rouergue.

Brendan Quinn , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €199 500
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Ref 101533BQU12
Town VILLEFRANCHE DE ROUERGUE
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Dept Aveyron
Surface 215 M2* Plot Size 1797 M2
Bathroom 5 Bedrooms 6
Location
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Town property
Type
  • House
  • Family Home
  • Holiday Home
Features
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • Guest house / gite
  • High speed internet
  • Mains Drains
  • Riverside
  • Woodburner(s)
Condition
  • Good condition
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This is a rare opportunity to own this unique 1930’s property which has views across the Aveyron river! This property has been tastefully and expertly renovated to the highest standards keeping its character and charm and is ready to inhabit immediately. The property is set in a charming, peaceful and picturesque location on the outskirts of Villefranche de Rouergue.
The present owners run it as a successful and thriving 3-bedroomed B&B with guests from all parts of the world – a great opportunity!
The property offers six-bedroom accommodation. It benefits from mains drainage, electric radiator heating and secondary double glazing. The first floor provides private owners accommodation. The second floor provides 3 en-suite bedrooms which have their own external entrances and additional store rooms. The third floor also has three family double bedrooms, sharing a large shower room.
In addition, there is a garage and wine cellar at ground floor level.
The whole property sits in a fully enclosed terraced garden with various decked areas and private terraces/balconies. The garden and terraces offer open views across the Aveyron river and it is a very private and tranquil space.
Opposite the property there are steps down to the river’s edge with a small fishing platform which the property has priority use of.
This property would make an ideal family or holiday home, with the possibility of hosting friends or family in independent accommodation and with the added benefit of generating an additional income.
This excellent property really needs to be seen in person to reveal its special character and the business opportunity it provides.
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This attractive property presented in good condition, situated alongside the Aveyron river on the outskirts of Villefranche de Rouergue, in one of the most historic areas of France. The property sits on its own private plot, has electric radiator central heating with additional wood pellet burner.
Ground floor:
• Garage
• Wine cellar

A stone staircase leads up to the first floor:

First Floor:
• Main entrance through a wooden door from the terrace into the property.
• Dining Room/Breakfast room (23.74m2) – tiled floor, wood pellet burner
• Lounge (27.40m2) – tiled floor, open fireplace
• Kitchen (22.95) – tiled floor, base and eye level units, oven & hob, additional wooden storage units, double sink
• Shower room (5.77m2) – shower, hand wash basin, WC

A wooden staircase leads up to the 2nd floor:
• Hallway (2.57m2)
• B&B Bedroom 1 (19.09m2) – wooden floor, built-in wardrobe, balcony
• En-suite shower room (3.04m2) – tiled floor, shower, wash hand basin, WC
• B&B Bedroom 2 (17.33m2) – wooden floor, balcony
• En-suite bathroom (8.46m2) – tiled floor, bath with shower-mixer tap over, shower, double wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail
• B&B Bedroom 3 (20.98m2) - wooden floor, balcony
• En-suite shower room (4.28m2) – tiled floor, shower, wash hand basin, WC
• Storage room (9.62m2)
• Laundry room (4.63m2)

A wooden staircase leads up to the 3rd floor:
• Bedroom 4 (14.04m2) – wooden floor
• Bedroom 5 (9.83m2) – wooden floor
• Bedroom 6 (9.56m2)
• Shower room (6.06m2) – tiled floor, shower, double wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail

Outside:
• Terraces
• Garden
• Above ground pool – 4.8m deep
• Land – 1797m2

N.B. Measurements are for information only and have no contractual value. Leggett Immobilier cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies that may occur.

Surrounding area:

The Aveyron is a delightful and un-spoilt department of France, the area is beautiful, with landscapes of forests, undulating hills, rivers and wild flowers. The Aveyron is also famed for its lovely towns and villages, with many villages boasting the accolade of being amongst the most beautiful in France.

Villefranche de Rouergue was founded in 1252 by Alphonse de Poitiers, Count of Toulouse and brother of king Saint Louis.The town presents, on a large scale, the characteristic layout of new towns of the period, a grid of streets with a square in the centre where religious and public life was carried out. From Villefranche you can discover the circuit of the Aveyron bastides. The old centre of the bastide lets you discover Place Notre Dame and its couverts (arcades), the collegiate church and its powerful porch-bell tower, the mediaeval streets as well as the rich merchants’ houses whose doors and towers symbolised the social position of its inhabitants in the 15th century. On the banks of the river Aveyron and situated at an altitude of 825 feet, Villefranche benefits from a particularly mild climate. This is where the south starts: the rooftops of the town proclaim it with their roman tiles. The Villefranche market, held every Thursday, is widely popular and is incredibly busy and vibrant. There are also an abundance of everyday shops, restaurants and bars as well as a hospital, schools and services.

The transport network is excellent, with easy access to motorways and rail travel.

The area is also well located for the airports of Toulouse, Brive and Rodez; all within 1 to 2 hours’ drive.

Excellent shopping facilities are available in Rodez, Cahors and Toulouse.
The property is also within easy reach of the Lot Valley and the towns of Cajarc and Figeac.

At certain times of the year there are occasional evening ‘producteurs’ markets in Villefranche de Rouergue and the surrounding towns and villages where food and wine can be bought and eaten at large trestle tables, accompanied by music and dancing; creating a lovely, welcoming, party atmosphere.

Sightseeing in the area is extensive, with opportunities to explore the dramatic castles and old ‘bastide’ towns. There are also local water sports available, including canoeing down the Gorges of the Aveyron and Lot rivers.

An ideal location!

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