House for sale

1380000€

6 bedrooms 860 square meters

Immoweb code : 9006533
Immoweb code : 9006533

Overview

6 bedrooms
860 square meters livable space
31836 square meters of land

Description

In the Ain department, in the heart of the Bugey, an 18th ce

The region formerly belonged to the Counts of Savoy and was ceded to France by the Treaty of Lyon in 1601. Set in the heart of the Bugey, the estate forms its own miniature enclave with the backdrop of the final peak of the Jura mountains and the Alps in the distance. The location is widely open to southern influences and forms a preserved natural ensemble, marked by a rural landscape of fields and hedgerows. The valleys, crests and creeks follow one after another in this landscape shaped by rivers. Ideally situated at 500 m altitude, the property is just over an hour from Lyon, Geneva, Chambéry. A train station with a dozen daily services to these cities is only a 15 km drive away. The property is conveniently close to a neighbouring town with all service s and amenities. The property covering more than three hectares (7 1/2 acres) is situated in a small peaceful and calm hamlet. A painted iron gate opens onto the courtyard with the caretaker's house on one side. A little further on, on the other side, a wisteria covered dovecote lines the driveway to the house. The north facade of the main building is flanked by a square tower, while the south-facing facade stands out for its size and sobriety. The exposed gable enhances the impression of grandeur. Perfectly symmetrical openings punctuate the façade, with three Jacobean gabled dormers dividing the length of the roof. A covered gallery links the main building to the workshop, partitioning the space at right angles, and opens out onto the

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