Exquisite property in beautiful Saint-Didier-au-Mont d'Or, only 20 minutes from Lyon and 15 minutes from Ombrosa international school by car.
Built at the beginning of the 20th Century, this secluded house, set in spacious gardens away from the road, has views over Lyon and beyond yet remains less than 10 minutes on foot from the town centre, its school and shops.
There are 8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms spread out over 2 floors; 2 lounges, a dining room, a breakfast room with outdoor terrace, a utility room, the entrance hall, a WC and the kitchen are situated on the ground floor. A games room and 2 other rooms are under the roof.
There are 3 spacious cellars in the basement.
Here are the main features of this rare property:
Once past the front gates, a driveway and path lead in front of the house to the main entrance, under a metal porch. The entrance hall has a small porch (3.78 m²) ideal for leaving hats and umbrellas, then leads straight ahead to the corridor (14.16 m²) and wooden staircase that goes upstairs.
Lounge 1 (26.50 m²), with built-in ceiling-high wooden bookcase, marble fireplace and large mirror is to the right and overlooks the front garden. Double glass panelled doors lead to the garden terrace. Double doors lead left to lounge 2 (16.96 m²) which has a view over the town.
The dining room (25.32 m²) is left of the entrance hall and has views of the front garden (double glass panelled doors lead out to the terrace.
A WC with small washbasin (3.22 m²) is situated to the right of the corridor, off lounge 2.
The modern kitchen (21.25 m²) is off the dining room and has a view of the back garden and terrace and has a separate entrance/exit to the house, leading to the side of the driveway. The breakfast room (14.69 m²) is next which has access to the terrace in the back garden, perfect for sunny summer mornings. There is a sink and numerous built-in cupboards.
A utility room (9.55 m²) is at the back of the house and has a sink.
The covered garage (26.21 m²) is next door and has space for a large vehicle as the entrance is 2 metres high and 3.86 metres wide.
A wooden staircase at the end of the entrance hall leads up to the second floor landing (10.65 m²). Immediately left is a separate WC with washbasin (2.94 m²). Then bedroom 1 (15.93 m²), complete with marble fireplace and built-in cupboards and a view of St Dider.
A cupboard for the centralised vacuum cleaner is next door.
Bedroom 2 (24.70 m²) is situated next to bedroom 1, at the front of the house, with views of the front garden and the surrounding countryside. The en-suite bathroom (10.72 m²) has a heated towel rail, bath, separate shower, 2 washbasins, large mirror and nice views outside.
Bedroom 3 (21.80 m²) is also off the bathroom and has views of the front garden and the surrounding area. Bedroom 4 (10.55 m²) is at the back of the house and has a dressing room, en-suite bathroom (4.59 m²) with wooden sink, heated towel rail and built-in cupboard.
The wooden stairs lead up to the 3rd floor landing (7.58 m²) where there is a separate WC with washbasin (2.82 m²) on the left.
Bedroom 5 (19.63 m²) is next on the left. This room has views of the town and the surrounding area. Bedroom 6 (24.64 m²) is next door, at the front of the house. Its en-suite bathroom (9.13 m²) has a beautiful white bath with metal feet, a WC, two marble washbasins, a heated towel rail, a panoramic mirror, a separate shower cabin and nice views. Bedroom 8 (24.65 m²) is next door and shares access to the bathroom (separate door). This room also has views over the front garden and the surrounding area. Bedroom 7 including en-suite, private wet room (16.60 m²) is next door, at the back of the house. A sliding wooden door to the wet room makes optimal use of the space in this room.
Up one more flight of stairs and under the roof is the spacious games or TV room (68 m²). There is a fantastic view over Lyon and the Alps from here through a small window in the middle of the room. Two smaller rooms (23 m² and 22.78 m²) are off this main room and would be perfect for storage. All three rooms have velux windows.
A door next to the staircase in the entrance hall descends to the spacious basement, made up of a shed or storage area (20.33 m²) for gardening material and the hot water tank, a temperature-controlled wine cellar (12.55 m²) and two storage rooms (67.04 m² in total).
The front garden consists of a large tree next to the front gates to the side of the house, rose bushes, a large lime tree in front of the house, a large lawn/grass area, the heated swimming pool with metal cover and wooden deck and a large back garden, which is wilder, and has numerous trees such as a cherry tree and an apple tree.
The house is a short walk or 2 bus stops from the centre of Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d’Or. The bus number 22 goes to Vaise in the 9th area of Lyon, where you can connect with metro line D to Vieux Lyon, Bellecour, Saxe Gambetta or Grange Blanche. There are schools, crèches, shops and restaurants in the town centre. A weekly food market takes place in front of the town hall. There are numerous hiking trails that leave from St Didier to discover the local area and its lovely views over Lyon.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Total living area
- 406 m²
- Plot size
- 1,620 m²
- All bathrooms
- Double glazing
- Broadband internet
- Swimming pool