Nestled near the charming village of Jouques, this Provencal oasis, gracing the market with a price tag of €2,990,000, is represented by Emile Garcin.
Commanding attention with its 1.96-acre expanse, this picturesque property boasts a private river coursing through its verdant embrace, alongside a resplendent swimming pool, enhancing its allure for the sophisticated buyer seeking an opulent retreat.
A majestic testament to the grandeur of yesteryears, this former royal paper mill, erected between 1683 and 1687 under the auspices of the revered King Louis XIV, exudes an aura of timeless majesty. Tucked within its storied confines lie several annexes yearning for restoration, including a spacious attic, boasting 16 stately windows, an artist’s studio, a lavish suite, and venerable vaulted cellars, each a testament to its rich and storied past.
Spanning an impressive 8611 square feet, the estate comprises two principal edifices, a treasure trove of historical wonders. Adorned with intricate stained glass windows, evocative original fireplaces, and an array of antique floors, the residence stands as a living testament to the artistic opulence of a bygone era, transporting its inhabitants to a time of royal splendor and unbridled refinement.
Within its hallowed walls, seven resplendent bedrooms beckon, accompanied by the discreet presence of a caretaker’s apartment, each space suffused with an air of quiet elegance. Encircled by two expansive terraces, delicately embellished with fragrant rose bushes and meticulously manicured French boxwoods, the estate offers a serene vantage point overlooking the meticulously landscaped gardens, enveloping its fortunate inhabitants in a symphony of natural beauty and tranquility.
Serenaded by a sense of seclusion and serenity, this immaculate residence, steeped in the essence of the medieval village of Jouques, invites one to traverse the rich tapestry of history and revel in its remarkable proximity to the storied charms of the surrounding historic center. Unveiling a plethora of possibilities for renovation and rejuvenation, this French countryside sanctuary stands as an alluring prospect for the astute investor, promising a lucrative foray into the burgeoning world of boutique tourism in the sun-kissed province of Provence.
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