Charming house
in a popular village

with courtyard

All measurements are approximate

HeatingWood, fuel
  • Lectoure
DPE155 / D
GES36 / D
295 000
15 000€


Boasting a prime location with far-reaching views in the heart of a highly sought-after Gascon village, this picturesque abode offers the perfect blend of rural tranquility and village life.

Home to a family of three with a dog – this property is ideal as a main residence or as a holiday bolt-hole, with easy access to may countryside walks around the nearby countryside.

We enter the property via a private courtyard whose ancient stone walls form an intimate and private space in which to entertain; the perfect miniature garden in which to display a collection of potted plants or in which to dine on a heady summer’s night.

Small enough for easy maintenance, spacious enough for outdoor dining and relaxation in the sun, this area once comprised a first floor wooden terrasse which could potentially be re-instated in metal or wood. (Planning may be required). Certainly what this garden may lack in size, it gains in charm, being very much an additional reception-room in the summertime.

The ground floor

From the stone courtyard we enter the house via a side door which opens onto a small hallway.

Here there is a downstairs laundry room and a handy storage area. Shedding our coats, we turn to the spacious reception room which overlooks a tiny medieval street. The room is toasty warm, thanks the wood-burning stove installed by the current owners. Of note are the large glass windows which open onto the street from the reception room and allow a stream of sunlight into the room.

The kitchen is a delightful area that has the “feel” of a multifunctional reception room, with a central moveable island, a dining-room area and a panoramic view of the valley to the north.

The current owners would have fitted a second wood-burning stove into this room had they stayed.

The first floor

On the first floor an impressive master bedroom overlooks the tiny medieval village street. This fabulous room has an open-plan bathroom with a tub and sink. There is also a private ensuite WC for the parents.

The family showroom shared by the other two first floor bedrooms sits in the middle of the landing. This room has a lovely view over the internal courtyard – and potentially with a rejig, one could position a bath tub in a prime position to enjoy the view.

The two remaining bedrooms overlook the valley with far reaching views. One is currently used as a music room, the other a teenage bedroom : both are of a good size either as two children’s rooms – or perhaps one could be used as a study.

However you choose to make use of the first floor bedrooms, the light is good and the views in both directions too.

The top floor

The top floor has a special surprise reserved for guests to the house.

A hideaway in the eaves, a cosy nook in which to retreat, this room has the joyous playfulness of a secret den, tucked up high in the rooftop and oblivious to the stirrings of the world below.

Guests who enjoy a quirky nest will feel safe and coddled by the intimate walls of this little hideaway. This room will appeal to anyone young of heart and remain entirely inaccessible to anyone who isn’t surefooted.

Up on high, the bed is custom built on a platform. There is a small shower room in one corner- while WC is accessible on the first floor.

    Our thoughts here at Bliss

    Here at Bliss we loved the Parisian rather bookish feel the property has, with its eclectic art work and furniture. This property offers an exciting blend of historical charm and youthful energy.

    This is a youthful, arty and quirky property which at BLISS we believe will appeal to a number of home-seekers of all ages, but particularly those young at heart.

    Our favourite thing about this house is the spectacular kitchen, which is really a reception room/ kitchen. Fantastic views, a great useable space, and a lovely feel, this is the heart of the home.

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    Useful things to know

    The property is connected to mains drains. Heat is provided by two sources: wood and oil. The front of the house uses wood as a main source of heat from the wood-burning stove. The kitchen and rear part of the property and bedrooms rely on the oil central heated radiators.

    The property is not large enough for a pool – though a jacuzzi would sit nicely in the sheltered courtyard.

    The property has undergone a number of renovations over the last ten years and has been a much loved home for its current owners.

    Toulouse airport is approximately one hour and a quarter away, with easy access to the Agen TGV station to Bordeaux, Toulouse and Paris.

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