Sale bastide
Flayosc (83780) - ref. 444V5469M

Bastide Flayosc
Provence, buying bastide 10 bedroom 436 m²

665 000 €*

  • 813 069 $
  • 588 701 £

an exceptional and unique stone country house built in the 18th century, located in flayosc, a hilltop village between Nice (airport 1 hour) and Aix en Provence, and 90 minutes from Marseille. the current owners have restored with care and attention their home in Provence style with a modern touch.

land surface almost 4,000 m².

he was operated successfully in guest rooms and apartments for more than 14 years, and may continue as an income generating business, or return to a large family home, still with potential apartment rents.

Located in a quiet residential area but within walking distance of the medieval village of Flayosc, it has all the related services (water sector, mains drainage, electricity, gas [propane - underground tank] and high speed internet available) and still offers opportunities to improve and has many potential uses.

already registered with the tourist authorities and established as guest rooms and holiday apartments,
the unique accommodation is suitable for many other uses: -
it could simply be a large house with seven bedrooms - all with private bathroom - and the three holiday apartments; as an institution (ie the home care); as a common family home with income potential or simply continue as it is and provide a substantial income.

Inspection highly recommended.

the accommodation comprises: -

Main house - ground floor

entrance hall: 7.7 m², with radiator, high ceilings and tiled floors.

dining room 40 m² with beautiful high Aved beamed ceiling, radiator, fireplace in open brick, tile, stairs to first floor with curved steps and wrought iron banister rail, door windows overlooking the terrace in the morning.

kitchen 17.7 m² with full size fitted kitchen, tiled floor, lots of storage and refrigeration, mixed gas boiler. garden view.

living room: 30 m² newly renovated with exposed beams, fireplace, radiator, French doors to the terrace, 3,85 m² storage room off. hallway leading to: -

quiet room: 18.5 m². currently used as an office and quiet private room with closets, a fireplace, radiator, traditional wooden ceiling with exposed beams and French doors to the rear terrace, overlooking the garden and pool.

Also off the hallway, door access to a laundry area, toilet and small office (11 m²) currently used by the owner as a teaching room, but with other possible uses, and also connect to the staircase access to two apartments on the first floor via a single shared second staircase and a room size 14.25 sqm with permission to become a garage. currently used as a workshop and store.

Main House - first floor.

curve of the stairs, to reach: -

first level with 4 doors leading out -

1 bedroom (currently mimosas) size 13.3 m² with carpet and laminate floor, high ceiling, radiator and door to en suite bathroom 7.36 m² with bath (shower over), toilet and sink. pool view.
linen cupboards, radiator. this room also has a washing machine.

bedroom 2 (currently lavender) Size 9.75 m² with carpet, high ceiling, radiator and door to a shower room 3.36 m² with shower, toilet and sink. garden view.

3 bedroom (currently sunflowers) size 13.6 m² with carpet, high ceiling, radiator and door to a shower room 3.35 m² with shower, toilet and sink. garden view.

4 bedroom (currently pink) size 14.7 m² with carpet, high beamed ceiling, radiator and door to a bathroom 7.82 m² with cast iron bath (shower over) basin and wc. garden views. gas boiler.

5 bedroom (currently lily) size 20.9 m² with laminate and carpet flooring, beamed high ceiling, radiator and door to en suite bathroom 10.8 m² with bath, shower, toilet and sink. beamed ceilings.

then more stairs to: -

second floor -

this could be a result of independent owners or person of accommodation, or additional guest space.

arrival hallway size 4,09 m² with 3 doors -

private lounge, size 19,85 m² with carpet, two windows. Services are available that allow a kitchen to fit in this room.

6 room, size 14.2 sqm with carpet, electric heater, closets, door bathroom 3.55 m² with bathroom (shower), toilet and sink. views of the garden and pool.

7 room, size 15.4 sqm with carpet, electric heater, closets, door shower room 3,8 m² with shower, toilet and sink. overlooking the garden and pool.


the ground floor, facing the southwest, studio 1 (olives) size 28 sqm with full kitchen, living room, dining room and bed space and a large bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. private terrace with pergola and barbecue. overlooking the pool and garden.

the first floor, accessible only by a straight staircase, two flats. the head of the stairs and a storage area outside -

apartment 2 (poppies) - 30.7 m² size, with a full kitchen, a living room with dining room, double bedroom and a bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. overlooking the pool and garden.

apartment 3 (lemons) - 32m² in size, with a full kitchen, a living room with dining room, double bedroom and a bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. garden view.
Space at the top of the stairs there is a large hatch with access to mezzanine level giving access to another loft space 81m², completely floored, with the potential for another apartment or other use - subject to authorization - and the ability to tie in the second floor of the main house.


the house has stone and paved terraces on two sides, a total of more than 100 m².

the terraces are equipped with fixed awnings and pergolas to provide shade.

there is a swimming pool, size 11m x 5m x 2m deep, heated by an electric heat pump and normally maintained at about 29 ° C for extended swimming season.

there is a summer and winter cover for the pool and around the pool is another 60+ m² of stone terraces. the pool has an alarm in the pool and fencing all around.

the whole property is in very good condition and decorated in the style and colors of Provence. the house could still be improved or maintained and operated as it is.

the property could easily be used as a residential care home or a hotel.

there is a private road with gates in stone pillars giving access to the property from the main road and a secondary road access to the west of the property on a private road with full access rights.

also, there is the possibility of creating another vehicle access another cul-de-sac to access if the house was to be divided into several parts, giving privacy and individual access to two parts.

the gardens are not yet fully landscaped, but there are mature trees productive olives, pine and plane trees, and additional land that could become a vegetable or used for livestock or small vineyard.

there is an individual building built in stone and tiles (used as chicken / pigeon and pig housing in the 18thC) that is currently used for storage and garden workshops, but may be capable of conversion to other uses - subject to authorization.

there is off road parking for over 15 cars.

possible uses.

will remain as now, with bed and breakfast with breakfast for 10 people in five bedrooms with private bathrooms, and 6 guests in 3 separate independent apartments, keeping the rest of the house for use by owners.
keep the main house with 7 rooms for family use and derive income from paying guests in three separate apartments.
convert the second floor of the main house in a self contained apartment with two bedrooms for guests or staff resident, keep the other five rooms for the family, and derive income from 3 separate apartments.
use all accommodations in residential care home or as a hotel, keeping the level of the second floor for the owners / management.
potential buyers -

having been owned and operated as a successful guest rooms and apartments for more than 14 years is a clear continuous use for the property, but there are other options as above, and also the possibility of a system of divided co-ownership.
price - € ??

accessories and furniture for the business guest rooms and apartments are available and included in the price!

this is a rare opportunity to acquire a character property with substantial income potential.

this property is offered for sale as a residential property.

the annual charges: -
property taxes € 5,400.00 (2016)
Subdivision € 691.00 (2015)

all other regulatory investigations were completed and are available on request.

they will be updated and re-issued at the time of sale.

(For more information, statutory surveys found no fault with the property or services).


  • Surface of the land : 4000 m²
  • Year of construction : 1800
  • 10 bedroom
  • 1 terrace
  • 10 bathroom
  • 15 parking


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