- An unspoilt, traditionally built hamlet
- At the end of a private lane
- Around 25 hectares of pasture and woodland
- Four houses, outbuildings and Great Barn
- Swimming pool and glorious views
- DPE = 121.6 [C] GES = 23.4 [D]
This beautiful and very private country estate is a rare find in that it is situated at the end of a private road and is surrounded by approximately 25 hectares of its own pasture and woodland.
The stone built ensemble is intact and unspoilt and comprises four houses plus outbuildings which are centred around a sheltered courtyard. There is a maison de maitre, farmhouse, pigeonnier and ancient 'fromagerie', all of which have been renovated by the current owners. A large barn plus two smaller barns, which are used for workshops and storage, make up the buildings. Outside is a 10m x 4.5m swimming pool with adjacent enclosed play area and several beautifully landscaped gardens. These include a jardin de curé, English garden, rose garden/potager and an orchard. The property has wonderful views across the limestone hillsides surrounding the Lot valley.
The Maison de Maitre has 4 bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite plus 3 large reception rooms, kitchen and cellars. Le Pigeonnier has 1 double bedroom, a shower room, salon and kitchen, private patio and utility room. La Fromagerie, which the owners originally used to make cheese in, has 4 en-suite bedrooms, salon, dining room, kitchen and covered sunny terrace. La Fermette, which is the owners' own home, has 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are en-suite, a salon, dining kitchen and studio. Attached to this house are 2 barns, a workshop & studio. Finally there is the unspoilt Great Barn which is currently used as a tractor store.
The property is an ideal location for horse lovers, a tourism/events business or as a fabulous home for someone who wants space, privacy and peace and quiet.
ABOUT THE AREA
The hamlet of Gaillardou is set in central Lot-et-Garonne, an area noted for a leisurely pace of life, wine production, fruit growing and foie gras. It is around 4 km away from the village of Prayssas which is a village filled with character and centred upon its ancient church and tree shaded square. The village has local shops, restaurants, schools and other facilities plus a seasonal programme of entertainment, The area has stunning scenery and many other beautiful towns and villages to visit.
Gaillardou is approximately half an hour from Agen, the county town where all major services are located and which is perfect for serious shopping and dining. There are three local international airports which are approximately an hour and a half away each - Toulouse, Bordeaux and Bergerac.
ABOUT THE AGENT
French Properties Direct markets properties on behalf of owners who are selling privately. There is no estate agency commission to pay us if you buy this property following an introduction by us.