Nestled in the heart of the Occitanie region in Tarn et Garonne, and not far from the modest yet charming town of Touffailles, is a beguiling stone-built house exuding an old-world charm. Having come into existence in the 1800s, the house in rich in character, history and offers bountiful views of the expansive Occitanie countryside. This three-bedroom house, situated amidst 4.3 acres of greenery and including a sparkling swimming pool, offers a chance to live in nature's lap and experience the beauty of rural France.
Spread over an impressive 135 square metres, this residence is an attractive setting for a permanent home or even a delightful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The presence of barns and outbuildings lends potential for further expansion, subject to requisite planning approval, and adds an element of intrigue to the property. A testament to its historic character is the bread oven located in the attached old stone house hinting at the traditional life the place has witnessed, which could bring a unique slice of rusticity once renovated.
Setting the tone for peace and tranquillity, the property finds itself secluded and bereft of any immediate neighbourhood, perfect for those seeking serenity. Quick access to various local amenities is guaranteed with a mere ten-minute travel time. The lively town of Montaigu de Quercy, teeming with its unique attractions, is just fifteen minutes away. Moreover, the close gradient to Toulouse airport, at an hour and twenty minutes, ensures that this haven is easily reachable.
Touffailles is a quaint town located in the South West of France. Walking along its peaceful streets, you will be captivated by its splendid countryside and heritage buildings. Outdoor enthusiasts are in for a treat as opportunities abound in walking, cycling, and fishing. Be sure to explore the nearby nature reserves that showcase the stunning local biodiversity.
Life in Touffailles is an exciting exploration of rural and modern congruently. The town infrastructure supports fibre optic internet for smooth connectivity, plus a plethora of shops, restaurants, and cafes cater to daily essentials and gastronomic desires. The region is also famous for its incomparable culinary delights and year-round sunny climate, making it a culinary hotspot for food lovers and a warm haven for sun-seekers.
Living in this property is all about embracing the slow life while relishing modern comforts. Imagine dining alfresco in your sprawling garden, treating yourself with locally-sourced produce and fresh baguettes from the town's bakery. Here, every day is a celebration of life, a chance to create lasting memories with loved ones encapsulated in the serenity and beauty surrounding you. Let the kids run around in the garden, swim in the pool, or engage in hide and seek fun in the outbuildings. Evening walks could be a rendezvous with the enchanting sunset, casting a magical hue all around.
This place slides you into the rhythm of tranquil country living effortlessly. Waking up to the chirps of birds, the whiff of blooming flowers, and the warmth of the morning sun filtering through the windows will be a daily spectacle. The large windows and stone interiors keep the homes cool even during the warmest summer days. As the sun sets, and the countryside turns into a silhouetted dreamscape, huddle next to the rustic fireplace, celebrating the day well spent or planning the joys of tomorrow.
Indulge in the charm of rural French living where each day is filled with tranquil simplicities, fresh, flavourful food, warm people, rich history, and sun-washed landscapes. This property priced at 399,000 euros is more than just a house, it's your gateway to a lifestyle meticulously woven around peace, comfort and a deep appreciation for nature's grandeur. It brings you closer to the heart of France, in all its authenticity and elegance, and helps you understand what the French famously call 'La Belle Vie' – The Beautiful Life.