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A large and very special Maison de Chevallier or 'Mas', dating, in part from the 17ᵉ century, with large, attractive and practical rooms. It Includes 2 ancient silkworm nurseries and an oil mill.
Completely renovated with the utmost care to preserve all its historic qualities and details.
Situated in a quiet corner of this authentic village, with many stores and restaurants, within 50m walking distance.
Only 30 minutes from major shopping towns ; international airports and rail links easily accessible
In the heart of the Gard "Provençal". With the mountains of the Ardeche and Cevennes and the Mediterranean and classic celebrated cities such as: Uzes, Roman Nîmes and Papal Avignon are not far .
All in all, a spacious house in a true 'Charactere' village, offering excellent value for money. It is furnished throughout with antiques , and these may be included in the sale by negotiation. Read more ...
The house is accessed via two quiet cobbled village lanes, among ancient golden stone houses. Entrance is through 'antique' double doors into an impressive area of vaulted spaces, all fully renovated;, with others used as storerooms and workshops.
This area covers some 90 m². With street access, this ground floor space has excellent commercial potential.
Climbing up stone steps to the garden level, you arrive at a 20 m² covered terrace that gives access to the main living areas. Entrance to the house is via a 24 m² reception hall with exposed beams and stone arch. From here, you enter two large and impressive vaulted living rooms (26 and 48 m²), both with ancient "Lauze" flagstone floors, antique doors and large open fireplaces. They have glass doors and windows that open onto the gardens.
Also on this level is the 25 m² fitted kitchen with a large inglenook fireplace, and numerous antique features .
Two separate stone staircases lead up to the second floor, where there is a huge 52 m² bedroom with a monumental handmade wooden staircase leading to a 20 m² mezzanine, as well as four other bedrooms (18, 13, 29, 25 m²). There's a charming 20 m long 'courredoux' (balcony), ideally south-facing over the gardens.
Finally, the house has a second floor with an additional 28 m² bedroom and a second bathroom.
Particular care has been taken to preserve and enhance the history of this house, with the use of antique doors and fittings, antique flagstone floors, carved stone, etc. All original beams and vaulted ceilings have been preserved.
Outside, there's a large, private, enclosed garden facing south, with old specimens trees and three mature olive trees providing shade. From here, thereare extraordinary views over the hills of Ardèche Mont Lozere and the Cévennes.
There are two large shady terraces with Roman tile roofs and antique flagstone floors, a large rainwater tank and private space for a swimming pool. Accessible from the garden, a separate annex with two rooms and a bathroom is housed in an old stone dovecote. There is a separate access with double arched doors that open from the garden to the upper street level.
At street level, there's an 18 m² garage and a separate 20 m² vaulted space. The house is connected to mains drainage and all normal services, including fibre optics, are available. Heating is provided partly by oil and open fires.
This is a special opportunity to own a magnificent piece of local history, which is totally unique in its history, character and impeccable renovation. It has a very comfortable and warm atmosphere and, with its volume and location, would make a superb family or vacation home. It would make an excellent vacation rental, and the street-level spaces offer commercial possibilities.
Room size in m2::
sejour 1 26
sejour 2 48
Total volume 506 m2
Information about risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website : https://www.georisques.gouv.fr
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