House for sale


4 bedrooms 208 square meters

Immoweb code : 9426413
Immoweb code : 9426413


4 bedrooms
208 square meters livable space
3117 square meters of land


A pleasant, 19th century home and its wooded garden, on the

Between unique heritage and peaceful natural surroundings, just a stone's throw from the river Indre and a few minutes from the river Loire, the numerous chateaux rival one another in architectural wealth and history. This house, in a pastoral land whose praises are sung and extolled by poets and writers as the Touraine paradise, is set in a named locality on the outskirts of Azay-le-Rideau, a town with all shops and amenities. An SNCF train station is a few minutes away and the TGV train provides links to Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, and then Paris. Slip roads for the A85 motorway, 8 km away, make it possible to reach the French capital in 2½ hours. This south-facing house looks out over the banks of the nearby river Indre. The main entrance, on a little road below the property, takes the form of openwork wooden gates that give access to a predominantly wooded garden. The building gradually comes into view as visitors go up the driveway. A flight of stone steps leads to the house. The houseThis house, constructed around 1850 from quarry stone blocks covered with pearl-grey rendering, comprises a main, rectangular building, a wing set at right angles and an extension at the rear of the building. Its roofs are covered with slate, those of the main building and the extension are hipped, whilst that of the wing has three slopes. A stairway, set between walls, leads to a wide porch. Facing south, the house spans three levels, including the cellars. The central entrance door and the freestone framin

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