In the heart of the Bouriane in the Lot, this property is a haven of peace in a beautiful 100,000 sq. m area .
The property is located on a hill and was originally a priory dated from the 18th century. It remains from this period relics of stone, a 30 sq. m bakery converted into a studio, a 120 sq. m barn on two floors and a 12 sq. m round dovecote.
in 1975 an architect designed house was built next to the previous priory. This beautiful house which is perfectly integrated in the older part offers 280 sq. m on a ground floor and is joined with a round tower on 2 levels, a heated swimming-pool (9m x 5m) and 2 large terraces. The house is south oriented and therefore very bright, with views opening on the surrounding forest thanks to large bay windows.
The house includes: an living-room of 99sq. m with a large fire place, a 26 sq. m dining-room, 4 large bedrooms including a master’s bedroom of 26 sq. m with its own fireplace, all having their own private bathroom, a 5th independent bedroom on the ground floor of the tower.
There is also the independent studio making a 6th bedroom. The barn is suitable for conversion. The property has a double garage.
The property includes 10,000sq. m of woods and meadows offering an amazing tree-filled landscape.
The property is the perfect place to receive friends and family and would also be an opportunity to develop a bed and breakfast service.
The old town of Cahors is strategically situated in a loop of the River Lot, surrounded by hills. It is the capital of the Lot department of the Midi-Pyrenees region, and has a rich and colourful history since mediaeval times, when it saw considerable conflict during the Hundred Years War. It is now a popular tourist centre, with visitors coming to enjoy the town’s beautiful medieval quarter and unique 14th century fortified Valentre Bridge. Other sites include the Cathedrale Saint-Etienne, which is a national monument, the Tower of Pope Jean XXII, and the Arc de Diane ruined Roman baths. Cahors is also famous for its dry red wine its vineyards stretch over 10,000 acres. Cahors’ position on the banks of the River Lot makes it the ideal location for water-based activities such as fishing, canoeing, swimming and boat trips. Other outdoor activities on offer in the area include horse riding, hiking, mountain biking, golf, paragliding and quad biking. One will find all amenities in the town super/hypermarkets, bars, hotels, restaurants, doctors, bakeries, banks and schools. Cahors is located around 75 minutes from the international airport in Toulouse, and 90 minutes from the airport in Rodez.