- Type: House
- Living surface: 200
- Plot size: 1500
- Bedrooms: 3
- Total rooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 1
- Closest neighbour in m.: 15
- Close By: Recreation lake, Hiking & Cycling
- Special features: Wine cellar
- Languages spoken: Français, English, Nederlands, Deutsch
Detached former presbytery in burgundy style
Price: € 260 000 | Ref.: 3721 | Views: 2 017
Well maintained house, built as a vicarage in 1842, with more than 200m² habitable space. The vicarage is situated in the middle of the village of 60 inhabitants on a dead end road with two other houses and right next to the church at 417m altitude. In the adjacent woods you can still find the walls that used to surround a chapel and a small hospital. The landscape is hilly and wooded. A short distance away are four reservoir lakes with sailing, surfing, swimming and fishing opportunities. The village is located 12 km from the historic city of Langres, a Ville d'Art et d'Histoire with many cultural events, restaurants, cafes, all shopping possibilities and several health centers. Langres is also accessible by rail, and the Langres Nord exit of the péage is about 10 minutes away. Distances: Utrecht (NL) - 620 km, Luxembourg - 240 km, Calais - 500 km, Paris - 290 km, Metz - 180 km, Nancy - 130 km, Dijon - 90 km, Basel 230 km, Geneva 340 km, Cologne - 460 km, Frankfurt am Main 460 km.
First floor: Spacious hall (9m²) with original floor tiles and a unique oak staircase. Attractive dining room (26 m²) with beamed ceiling, original wainscoting and door to small terrace with views of garden, forest, meadows and fields around. Sitting room (18,5 m²) and study (11m²). Living kitchen (25m²) with granite countertops, a deep pantry and a wood stove. Original floor with large and fulle intact stone 'dalles'. Corridor, also with original floor tiles. Toilet. Utility room (28 m²) with Daikin high-temperature heat pump and connections for washer and dryer.
First floor: Two spacious bedrooms (20 and 18 m²), dressing room (9 m²). Bedroom and/or study room (24 m²) with beamed ceiling and three windows facing the sun and beautiful view, internet connection is available here. Spacious bathroom (13 m²) with bath, shower and toilet. Ironing and linen room (13 m²). The corridor has a length of 14m. Insulation loft floor: elements of 'laine de bois' of the brand Pavatex.
The total land area 1500 m2, including the courtyard in front of the house. There is a walled garden (1200m²) facing south, along the forest edge with almost 20 km of views over undulating countryside. In this garden there is a variety of low stem fruit trees and small fruits, a large cherry tree and about five vegetable garden beds. Terrace with fragrant wild roses. Smaller terrace in the morning sun and in lee of the (west) wind. Rainwater collection in two containers of 1000L. On the courtyard in front of the house is a wood shed with storage space for firewood, garden tools and equipment, as well as a pigeonnier. Parking space for several cars.
The house has many authentic features, such as mantelpieces, panel doors and oak beams. Original wood and tile floors and natural stone floor in the kitchen. All windows are double glazed and have shutters. The 60-70 cm thick walls keep the house cool in summer and warm in winter. Heating by heat pump. Both in and around the house there is plenty of living space. Good internet connection, now ADSL, soon fiberglass available. The cost of living, such as electricity, heating and property taxes, is quite acceptable.
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