1 260 000 Euros
(Including agency fees at seller’s expense)
82 Hectare estate - Brief Description
At the foot of the Mountains and Forest of Lurs you will find this 82 hectare estate, comprising of 2 properties. The original stone mas dating from 1846 (which is in the finishing stages of restoration) together with a wonderful stone barn dating from 1936 which is fully restored providing a comfortable home with modern comforts whilst retaining character.
In addition to the 2 houses there is a vast workshop, stables at the foot of the forest trails, a summer lounge, outside bar/summer kitchen, pool, original wash house, and chicken coop.
The property which is not overlooked boasts wonderful views.
Water is supplied via springs, drilled well water and a purpose-built reservoir in addition to independent mains-water supply to each property
The land is mainly wooded with 5-6 hectares of flatland around the houses.
This is a unique property with much potential.
The renovated property comprises a covered BBQ area with steps leading down to the wine cellar.
Detailed Description of 82 hectare estate
Access to the house is via a glass door leading to a small entrance hall directly ahead is a brightly tiled bathroom reminiscent of the colours of Provence. To the left of the entrance is a large lounge with insert wood burning stove, with stairs on the far wall leading to the first floor. The lounge is partially open onto a an elevated kitchen and dining room with exposed stone. Glass doors from here lead out onto the terrace with awning to the rear.
Next to the kitchen is a bedroom and the other side next to the dining room is a large room with large glass doors to the gable end offering lovely views of the pool and surrounding countryside. This room is currently used as a utility room but equally serve as an office, bedroom, craft room/workshop.
Returning to the lounge, stairs from here lead to corridor on the first floor, to the right of which is a bedroom, straight on is another bedroom with exposed stone, the other side of this room is a shower room with shower, WC and hand basin and a large room/studio. This is currently used as an office and has glass panels and doors with access to a balcony at the gable end and to the right there is an external stone staircase giving independent access to this part of the property.
The original stone mas is opposite the the renovated stone barn.
This is in the process of renovation. On the ground floor entering by glass doors you have a room currently a games room in the course of renovation behind which is a small area possible storage area/cloakroom, leading off from here still work in progress is a bedroom and shower room.
An external enclosed stone staircase from the courtyard leads to the first floor of the Mas, which comprises of a large living room with corner kitchen (in progress) which in turn opens onto a large dining room with wood burning stove. Leading off from the lounge via a couple of steps is straight ahead a bathroom with bath hand basin and WC and to the left a bedroom. Steps continue down from the landing between these 2 rooms to join up with the ground floor.
Also on the first floor is is a small bathroom and a bedroom (both need work but the bedroom just needs finishing off )
Returning to the courtyard and to the left of the covered stone staircase is a large lean-to garage/workshop, at right angle to which is an open fronted summer lounge with shuttered openings to the rear .
Next to the summer lounge is a separate bar/summer kitchen which sits at the side of the pool with a lean-to pump house and pool equipment and furniture storage
This is a unique property which offers a huge potential for an extended family home, for Gîte, Chambre D’Hôtes combinations, for equestrian and/or someone needing a property with a large workshop ( carpentry for example).
The property offers a haven of peace ideal for lovers of nature yet not isolated and just a few minutes from a village with commodities and close to the medieval town of Forcalquier with easy access for sea or ski
Location of nearest town
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Please note : All room sizes are approximate. MILES IMMOBILIER EURL has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied