This prestigious 240 year old Maison de Maitre house with its two gîtes named Maison de Maitre is situated in a prime location overlooking the river Lot. It is located within a few minutes walk of local shops including a baker's, Carrefour Contact supermarket a take-away food shop plus a pharmacy and service station. The property is also just ten minutes walk from the centre of Clairac with primary school, bank, market, café and restaurants.
The main house comprises four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor ? three of them are extremely spacious and the fourth is currently used as a twin room, but could be used as an office/ art studio. The master bedroom has stunning views over the river looking north towards the hills. On the ground floor, the large kitchen / dining room with exposed beams has an open fire and double doors that opens out onto the terrace and river bank. There is a separate utility room and generously-sized floor to ceiling cupboards. The sitting room also has exposed beams and large fireplace with wood burning stove plus access to the garden and there is a separate dining room (currently used as an office) at the front of the house.
The two gîtes have very individual characters and are fully furnished both with two double / triple bedrooms. Les Pêcheurs is on three floors and opens directly onto the terrace and riverbank so is ideal for fishermen. The stunning master bedroom has large windows overlooking the river. Les Tabacs also has river views, but its entrance opens out into its own private terrace and enclosed garden. This gite is on one level with a large open plan kitchen/ lounge/ diner. There is also a separate cottage with great potential for development into an additional gîte. The gite business is very well-established and has been awarded four stars by the Ministry of Tourism and 9.1 by guests using Booking.com.
This property stands in grounds of 6900m² which are mainly grass with fruit trees (figs, cherries, nectarine, lemon) plus a vegetable garden with excellent soil. The focus of the garden is the stunning 12 x 7m infinity pool overlooking the river with rustic covered area for sun loungers with shower and toilet. There is also a large riverside terrace for al-fresco dining and outside kitchen with dining area for eight. With fishermen in mind, there are two private pontoons with boat mooring facilities. The river Lot is well known in the fishing world for its sizeable carp and catfish. There are a number of other outside storage areas including two séchoirs (traditional tobacco drying barns) one used as a garage and the other, with fully sanitation and electricity plus a well-equipped laundry for gîte guests. There is an abundance of storage space with great potential for further development. The property enjoys good mobile signal strength and will soon have fibre broadband internet access.
This property and its thriving gîte business may be exactly what you are looking for.