French Country Elegance
Located near the village of Uzes, this historic 4,304 square foot estate captures the essence of the quintessential French Country style. You’ll be impressed by an ornate gate and stone wall that surround this property and its courtyards, creating a private outdoor sanctuary.
All of the outdoor stonework displays the highest level of craftsmanship and impeccable details and is dreamily draped in a cloak creeping vines and an abundance of greenery.
Classic Stonework and Exterior Details
These vines continue to wind along the home, providing a lush color contrast to the cream stone and stucco work found on the home’s façade. Robin’s egg blue shutters adorn the homes incredible windows and provide the perfect French Country color contrast to the warm, creamy tone of the stone and stucco.
The exterior of this home feels richly textured, dimensional and multi-faceted, which is a representation of its long history and impressive architecture. Each layer, from the stone to the creeping vines and the terra cotta roof all work together with one another to a long and passionate story about this home and its longevity.
The sun-drenched courtyard includes a chic rectangular pool surrounded by a stone courtyard with areas for sunning, relaxing and dining al fresco as you absorb the true essence of living in the idyllic French countryside.
The pool is ideal for swimming laps, and then you can take the time to lie in the courtyard, sunning yourself while surrounded by walls that shroud this home and the courtyards in a sense of picturesque mystery.
A Cavernous Arched Living Area
As you walk into the spacious main living area of this sprawling Uzes chateau, you’ll find yourself transported to a different era thanks to the cavernous arched ceiling, which still maintains original stonework and the feeling the home has simply been etched into the countryside.
While renovations have been done to modernize the home and ensure contemporary functionality, there has been painstaking effort taken to preserve its original integrity and the stunning French craftsmanship that sets it apart.
The living area features an elaborate and traditionally designed fireplace, as well as a rustic wooden bar, making the perfect place for entertaining. Earthy tile floors extend throughout and sun pours into this area, flooding you with warmth and a sense of bright airiness.
When you’re ready to breathe in the air of the French countryside simply open the expansive doors and allow the outdoors and the beauty of the courtyard to flood into your primary indoor living space.
Making your way to the dining area you’ll discover a ceiling with sun-bleached bricks adding character and charm to the ceiling, along with oversized double windows that not only provide outdoor and courtyard views but can also be opened to bring the outdoors into the home while you dine.
Also taking center stage in the dining room is an original fireplace with a classic brick surround and a hand-crafted mantle, all of which is adjacent to the country farmhouse-style kitchen.
A Farmhouse Kitchen for Cooking and Gathering
Family and friends will gather around the custom hand-crafted wooden island, which is the focal point of the kitchen with its sturdy, rustic, well-worn feel. Much of the kitchen ceiling features a gently arched design while freshly patterned blue and white tiles fill the space located above the vast farmhouse sink. Terracotta floors and rustic design details are paired with a modern, gourmet stainless steel professional quality range.
This farmhouse-style quintessential French Country kitchen, with its pastoral charm, is the perfect place to prepare the fresh vegetables sourced from the gardens already located on the property.
Seven Spacious and Airy Bedrooms
Each of the seven bedrooms in this immense French home feels distinct and one-of-a-kind with features like raw wood beams running across the ceilings and original windows from which views of the French countryside and the property’s gardens and courtyards can be blissfully admired.
You’ll envision yourself rising each morning in these country cottage bedrooms as the warm sunlight greets you and your feet land softly on the cool, tile floors which immediately ground you with the earth and natural elements that define life in this home.
Some of the bedrooms include a continuation of the cream-colored brick and stonework on display on the home’s main level, as well as graceful floor-to-ceiling French doors that provide a striking entrance to the home’s outdoor terraces.
As you step onto these terraces, featuring lavish wrought iron railings, you can drink in the rolling hills of the French countryside, which make Uzes and the surrounding villages among some of the most admired in the world.
This astounding luxury French property includes ten bathrooms as well as a 2-car garage and a wine cellar, the ideal spot for collecting locally sourced gems from nearby vineyards and shops.
With its seven bedrooms and abundance of living and entertaining space, this home is perfect for use either as a single family residence or as a bed and breakfast.
Renaissance Architecture and Sophistication in Uzes
Uzes is located in the temperate South of France, but it tends to be less crowded than more well-known resort towns in the area, featuring a genuine village-like atmosphere. It’s often defined as a medieval market and cathedral city and features some of the most well-preserved Renaissance architecture in the world.
As well as rich history and astounding architecture, Uzes is becoming well-known for its local culinary scene with farmer’s markets and creative eateries popping up.
It’s also a diverse town with an abundance of different nationalities living in and around town, creating a melting pot which lends to a thriving and burgeoning cultural scene.
From antique shopping to ducking into one of the several Michelin-rated restaurants and cafes, Uzes has a great deal to offer if you’re searching for the quintessential French country lifestyle, but like the idea of uncovering a hidden gem.
Purchasing a Piece of French History
This home allows you to immerse yourself in a sense of history and craftsmanship that are unparalleled and difficult to find today. Each detail was not only lovingly selected at the time of construction, but has been preserved and maintained as an ode to the decadence and intricate French country design style.
This property, being marketed by Isabelle Clavie and Marylene Perret of Uzes Sotheby’s International Realty, offers the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of classic French architecture as well as the visually incredible French countryside. By purchasing this estate, you’re also able to obtain a property where each detail was meticulously selected and maintained.
Price, 1,150,000 Euros I Uzes Sotheby’s International Realty
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