- Type: House, Tourist business, Farm, Gîtes, Bed and Breakfast
- Living surface: 171
- Plot size: 28000
- Bedrooms: 4
- Total rooms: 11
- Bathrooms: 3
- Closest neighbour in m.: 50
- Heating: Electrical heating, Wood burners
- Close By: Mountains, Recreation lake, Hiking & Cycling
- Languages spoken: English
Toad Hall - Large renovated Auvergne Farm House
Price: € 250 000 | Ref.: 3377 | Views: 137
171 square meter renovated residence in the countryside. 13 rooms of various sizes including a barn attached and a separate barn for conversion. The house is nestled on a hillside 545 meters above sea level which is serviced by a single track tarmacked road. It is 18 kms from the local town Ambert with two supermarkets, bakeries and butcher shops. There is also a cinema, lots of trade shops and businesses for all things, schools and a very good hospital. There is a church, a local cheese factory and timber yards surrounding the area. Also a small airfield for microlites near the town. It is 58 kms to Clermont Ferrand, the nearest city. Two large airports one in Clermont Ferrand., trains to Paris and also one in Lyon 2.5 hours away where also the TGV station is to Paris and the south.
The house has four bedrooms, the master has an 'en suite' with shower, slipper bath and a toilet with the latest Japanese bidet toilet seat. Separated clothes room with wardrobe. A full mahogany four poster bed comes with the house along with certain furniture. Electric floors in both rooms. Heating is also by a chimney running up through the floor from the log fire in the downstairs lounge. Next to the master bedroom is also another bedroom with original beams. The third bedroom on the other side of the house next to a separate bathroom with sink toilet and bath. The fourth bedroom is next to that on the same floor.
On the ground floor is the kitchen with oak panel doors, oven dishwasher and gas hob. There is also a utility room with separate sink and work top, a washing machine and dryer. Also with an electric heated floor. There is a single toilet and entrance door to the front. Above is another room serviced by stairs to a room with a shower toilet (electric) and sink. There is a dining room with beams and front door to the front. Through to the next room at a slightly lower level there is the master lounge with a log fire central location which heats the master bedroom too.
An Italian spiral staircase to the master bedroom is on one side of the room. Double patio doors lead out to the patio and rear garden these have electric security shutters. Running through the top floor second bedroom is a door and stairs down into the large barn which is used at present for storage but possible even more rooms. The barn has a separated room on the lower part with a staircase from the barn higher floor level to the old cow shed feeding room which has now a new floor.
Land and out buildings.
There is extensive land that comes with the house. Two large paddocks in the front, with trees both facing south and laid to lawn. Large rear garden with extensive forest area going further down the land to a small stream. A Habitat for many animals, Bore, Deer, red squirrel etc. Numerous pine trees and in this section, the other trees are around the perimeter.
There is a garage fitted inside the attached bar with electric shutter doors. Lots of parking space in the rear garden for caravans, outhouses swimming pool etc.
There is a separate barn/ ruin opposite the house with plenty of room to make into a Gite or new house. It has its own rear garden and faces south with a vine on the rear wall.
Heating and security.
Heated floors as already mentioned, log fires, wall heating in certain areas. Three water tanks in the house service the kitchen. showers. bath etc. Shutters all round, security lights surround the property. Two side gates and fencing surround the property. There are new coconut filtration fosse septic tanks system fitted in the back garden with certificate. The property comes with two mowers to control the land: one diesel three blade Ransomed commercial mower and one Italian all terrain mower to handle long grass and slopes. Various tools and two trailers as required. Most furniture will be included except personal items but basically fully furnished ready for Chambres D’Hôtes if wanted.
Rooms and sizes of Toad Hall.
Dining Room 420x420
Bed 1 - 300x330
Bed2 - 296x415
Master Bed 655x460
Mast Bath 374x200
Bed 4 - 600x358
Feed s 700x560