Situated in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, this exquisite 18th century stone house is located in the delightful village of Saint-Christol-lès-Alès. This charming home has been lovingly renovated, maintaining many of its original features such as the exposed stonework while incorporating modern comforts for a harmonious blend of the old and the new.
The house impresses with its grand 187 m² of living space, complimented by an additional 61 m² of extra space encompassing areas such as a workshop, a lean-to and a veranda with patios attached. Walking into the house, you'll be greeted by a vaulted entrance, giving an impression of the grandeur and history of the home. This leads to a spacious 20 m² kitchen, a living-dining room, and a second living room. The living room has access to the terrace and garden, creating a smooth transition from the indoors to the outdoors.
The charm of the house continues on the first floor with four spacious bedrooms, one with an attached bathroom, and three separate bathrooms. Additionally, there are two self-contained cottages - one a studio and the second an F2 apartment, each completed with their own patios.
What truly sets this house apart is the beautifully designed garden, bordered by various fruit trees such as fig trees, cherry trees, persimmon trees, olive trees, eucalyptus, and hackberry trees. A special feature is a spa-pool within a solarium, idyllic for relaxation and enjoyment. Not to overlook, it also contains a well, and has suitable space if you wish to install a swimming pool.
If you need to venture outside this haven, the property is conveniently located for commutes, being 40 minutes from Nimes (TGV station and airport), 15 minutes from Anduze, 40 minutes from Uzes, and 10 minutes from Ales. Schools, local services, markets are all accessible within walking distance, and the availability of a bus stop nearby makes it an attractive choice for families.
Additional comforts included in the property are heating with an air/water heat pump and an air/air heat pump for the studio, two stoves (wood and pellet), 30 cm attic insulation, a 200 L thermodynamic cumulus, and double-glazed joinery with either aluminum or wooden shutters. Matching the style, the exteriors have been refinished, while modern amenities such as fiber connection, solar panels, wired alarm system, mains drainage, and a gas connection have been provided.
The quaint charm of Saint-Christol-lès-Alès, with its cobbled streets and scenic squares, together with the warm Mediterranean climate and breathtaking landscapes of the Languedoc-Roussillon region, create an unparalleled experience of life in southern France. Summers are hot and dry, ideal for outdoor activities or enjoying the splendor of the property's garden. Winters being mild, the allure of the place retains throughout the year.
Living in a house of this class brings with it not just a unique living experience with history embedded in its walls but also a great sense of belonging in a tight-knit community. The local amenities, markets, and schools, all within walking distance, add to the desirability of living in such a place. It is an opportunity not just to own a place of residence but to immerse oneself in the warm and friendly culture of Saint-Christol-lès-Alès, making it possible to live the quintessential French rural life in comfort and grandeur.
Whether your next chapter entails living in a large family home or even starting a hospitality business, this 18th-century farmhouse offers a rare chance to own a piece of history and enjoy a tranquil lifestyle amidst the captivating charm of southern France. This house is priced at 430000 and awaits its new owner to start their unique Chapter in the vibrant tale that the house narrates.