Historic Convent with 50 bedrooms in Midi-Pyrenees

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Midi-Pyrenees, Lot, Saint-Céré, France, Saint-Laurent-les-Tours (France)

50 Bedrooms · 0 Bathrooms · 2600Floor area



No parking

50 Bedrooms

0 Bathrooms


No garden

No pool

Not furnished


Experience the charm of an authentic French lifestyle, tucked away in the serene and picturesque region of Midi-Pyrenees, Lot, Saint-Céré, France. Indulge in an artistic blend of historical charm and contemporary needs as you explore the potential of this delightful house. Seeped in rich history and overflowing with potential, this masterpiece served as a former convent to the Archbishop of Cahors. The house is a testament to time; it echoes the whispers of a community of 50 sisters who once inhabited this grand structure.

This monumental abode spans a generous surface area of 2600 m², accompanied by an easily convertible attic of 1300m². The grandeur of the property is further amplified with its 50 distinctive bedrooms, unique architectures, and lightly quarried stones reminiscing the relics of the region. The bedrooms are well equipped with essential water points and shared restroom facilities highlighting the simple and community-driven lifestyle of the past residents.

Highlighted amenities:

- 50 operative bedrooms with primitive restroom facilities
- Office
- Refectory
- Multiple Living rooms
- Equipped kitchen
- Fireplace

Property features:

- Arcades decorating the half-cloister
- A distinctive chapel enhancing the property's aesthetic appeal
- Enclosed by large protective walls
- A well and a tranquil pond
- Richly treed land of 1.8 hectares

This fixer-upper is an ideal proposition for anyone seeking a substantial handyman project. Its generous layout has great potential to be transformed into lucrative commercial establishments. Be it designing a hotel, creating an event space, setting up a senior's home or any ambitious professional projects, this property offers endless possibilities. However, bear in mind that this potential paradise requires refurbishing to reveal its true potential.

The property resides in Lot, a dynamic and charming village, renowned for its aeronautical groups and vibrant tourism. The village offers all the necessary means of living with its numerous shops, hospitals, and schools. The climate around Lot also makes this property more enticing with its warm summers and cool winters. The Dordogne valley enriches the surrounding with its tranquil beauty, a feast to one's eyes indeed.

At a distance of just 30 minutes, you can access the A20 motorway and the town of Brive is just 50km away. The Toulouse-Blagnac international airport is a 2-hour journey from the property, making this place favorably located.

Living in a house of such historic significance is a rare opportunity. Imagine waking up, looking out to the French countryside, smelling the enchanting aroma of fresh croissants, and exploring nearby vineyards for a wine tasting. That's the beauty of living in Saint-Laurent-les-Tours, France.

In conclusion, the current guise of the property may require some dedication and resources to restore it to a functional level. A keen eye will realize the immense potential this property has to offer. Whether you choose to restore it to its former glory or utilize the space for commercial projects, this fixer-upper is a compelling investment, eagerly awaiting your vision in the heart of France! For the price of €689,000, you can own a slice of history!


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