A change of lifestyle, a change of context, living closer to nature and creating noble products: wine, olive oil, truffles! Become a wine, truffle and olive oil producer in the south of France ! Here on this small estate, on a very human scale, which can be run by a couple, find everything you need to produce quality, live close to the elements, and provide an income by the fruits of your labor, while living on site in the simple cosy home of 70 m2.
Lovely town of art and culture, 20 minutes from the sea and on the A9 and A75 motorways.
A change of lifestyle, a change of context, living closer to nature and creating noble products: wine, olive oil, truffles! Become a wine, truffle and olive oil producer in the south of France ! Here on this small estate, on a very human scale, which can be run by a couple, find everything you need to produce quality, live close to the elements, and provide an income by the fruits of your labor, while living on site in the simple cosy home of 70 m2. Find here 1 hectare of olive trees (230 trees) with a half in Lucca variety , in total producing between 260-500 liters of oil per year (2000- 4000 kg of olives per year depending on the year) . And the vineyard, planted in wide rows and on wire, offering 1.5 hectares with 5000 plants, planted around its beautiful underground winery, with a production capacity of 80 hectoliters representing about 8000 bottles a year (white and red combined). All winemaking equipment included (barrels, fiberglass tanks, press, tractor, etc.) so no additional material investment required. In addition, 120 truffle oaks just starting to produce, so additional revenue coming! To live off of this activity, you must do all the work yourself (no full time employee), but that's the beauty of this place, it can be done by a couple (or family) . The home offers 70 m2 of living space including one bedroom and large living room.
Home = Simple and warm house of 70 m2 including living room of 45 m2, kitchen 12 m2 and 13 m2 bedroom + toilet + washroom in the bedroom + built around an old stone mazet + stone fireplace that heats the house plus electric heaters for mid season + built with wood ( Douglas fir ), so warm, but foresee modernization for updating, but it is perfectly habitable as is + large windows opening onto the olive trees and vines+ patio doors opening onto a covered courtyard vine-covered pergola + barbecue area + enlargement of 30 percent of the existing habitable space only possible, and only on approval of the mairie.
Hangar = For farm equipment (tractor , storage, etc. ) about 20 x 5 meters + bore hole pump edifice.
Winery = 225 m2 underground wine cellar with beautiful oak and larch beams + complete winemaking equipment and oak barrels + tasting room + storage.
Exteriors = 3 hectares in one piece + 5000 vines (white and red) on wire + 230 olive trees (Lucca and Picholine) + 120 truffle oaks just beginning to produce (so futur income here!) + machine harvesting for vines + easy maintenance land + the minimum setup for the farmer status for vineyards is 8 hectares and 12 hectares for olive groves, so the purchase of this domain does not give you farmer status, but you can still use and produce from your plantations, but you cannot enlarge or extend the buildings or put in a pool + superb setting and life choice.
Other = Water by bore hole so no mains water (57 meters deep, never had any water suplly problems, moreover it is even used to irrigate trees) + septic system for home (not to norms, foresee upgrading , pipeline in place to establish a septic tank next to the house because at present, sump under the house ) + property tax 989 € / 2012 + wine stocks can be bought (about 40.000 bottles) + the zone is agricultural so is not buildable, so extension of the house not possible beyond 30 percent of the existing living space, and no possible pool + great place and opportunity to change your life and be your own boss in a context of beauty and natural nobility.
Price = 454.750 €