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7 bedrooms house in Gard (30), France

1 180 000€



  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace(s) / Patio(s)

Property description

Property Description IIn the beautiful setting of the Cèze valley, this imposing property is built on the ancient ramparts of the medieval,  village of Montclus, listed amongst Beautiful Village of France  and enjoys a prime hilltop location overlooking its grounds, which stretch right down to the banks of the Cèze.Dating back to around the 15th century, the buildings original purpose has changed over the years: it has been a maison bourgeoise, a farm and a silkworm farm.It became a home again when Montclus was rediscovered in the mid-twentieth century, and underwent extensive renovation in the 1990s.The property offers 362 m2 of living space over two levels, plus vaulted cellars on the garden floor.A large courtyard features terraces around the 8 x 4 m swimming pool.A 1,057m2 plot of land in front of the house extends to the middle of the River Cèze and is used as a garden and private parking area.This is a house with tremendous character: dressed stone walls, original doors, French style ceilings with 3.20 high ceilings, or Provencal style, stone fireplaces, underfloor heating, all bathed in sunshine with views over the river.On the garden level, with independent access, vast vaulted cellars for storage and the water-to-water geothermal heat pump with which the the property is equipped .A large vaulted cellar serves as a summer lounge, with a kitchen area.On the ground floor is the main living area. 140m2Fitted kitchen opening onto the summer terraceDining room with monumental fireplace.Sitting room with fireplace, south-facing view of the river,Bedroom with en-suite shower room, Provencal ceilingsBedroom with terrace overlooking the viewsStudio bedroom with dressing room and bathroom, kitchenetteBathroom,  WCThe first floor can be used as completely independent accommodation with access via an outside staircase from the inner courtyard.Right wing:A large living room kitchen with fireplace, with a mezzanine dormitory upstairs. WC.Left wing:A large living room with fireplaceOffice Large covered terrace with exposed beams, splendid views over the river and the countryside surrounding the village.Bedroom with en-suite bathroom and WC, dressing roomDouble bedroomDouble bedroomShower roomWCThe walled courtyard, with direct access to the village, houses the beautiful 8 x 4 m swimming pool.Terrace area, summer dining room.Storage spaceA property with character and a privileged location in a timeless village, where families can enjoy swimming in the clear, tranquil waters of the Cèze - while taking advantage of the village with its summer market, bistro, concerts in the château courtyard and pétanque competitions in the village square.Ideal for a hospitality project, with the possibility of an independent flat and even B& B

Property summary

From a buyer's perspective, this property offers a unique combination of history, character, and picturesque views. The prime location in the heart of Montclus, a beautiful village listed amongst 'Beautiful Village of France', adds an extra touch of charm and appeal. The 362m2 of living space, along with the vaulted cellars and outdoor swimming pool, provide ample space for relaxation and entertainment. The property's location offers easy access to the river, where families can enjoy swimming and other recreational activities. The fact that it is also classified as a hospitality project with the possibility of an independent flat and even a B&B, opens up opportunities for potential rental income. In terms of real estate investment, the property's unique attributes and excellent location in Montclus make it a potentially promising venture. As a lifestyle purchase, the property offers a dreamy setting for those seeking a tranquil environment surrounded by nature. The characterful features, such as the original doors, stone fireplaces, and high ceilings, create an inviting atmosphere. The proximity to the village's amenities, including the bistro, market, and pétanque square, provide a sense of community and convenience. The Swimming in the clear, tranquil waters of the Cèze River, and using the swimming pool, offer a perfect setting for outdoor activities and leisure. In summary, this property seems like an excellent investment opportunity and a perfect fit for someone looking for a unique, character-filled home with potential income generation.


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