Mansion for sale


4 bedrooms 360 square meters

Immoweb code : 8892163


4 bedrooms
360 square meters livable space
1285 square meters of land


An elegant mansion house, dating from 1769 and partially con

Francescas, 27 km from Agen, 25 km from Condom and 8 km from Nérac, is a 12th century village with all amenities. It is geographically in the Albret region, on the border of the French department of Gers, near to the Garonne Valley and on the edge of the Landes forest. Part of Gascony, its history, its gastronomy and its climate makes this character village a wonderful place to live, amidst a network of towns, villages and fortified "bastides", chateaux, estates and valleys, the beauty of which is never-ending. This property stands on an enclosed, wooded and landscaped plot, with large terraces, on the corner of three narrow village streets. Only one other house adjoins the outbuilding section via a high, blind, stone wall. Amidst the professional areas, the outbuildings and the main building is a patio. The mansion house is therefore independent and has several entrances on each side of the plot. In the southern corner of the garden stands a dovecote, spanning two levels. The mansion house, with its 1 m thick walls, was built using regional stone in the 18th century for the Knight of Montcalm. Unfortunately, he never had the chance to live here as he died before its construction was completed. Transformed in the 1980's into a restaurant, this property became known as "Le Relais de la Hire", an allusion to Etienne-de-Vignolles, Joan-of-Arc's faithful companion, nicknamed "La Hire" because of his legendary bad temper. The mansion houseReflecting a middle-class style, this stone building

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