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SP0042 - Land on the foothills of the Cévennes, Southern France.

We have given this property a rating of 2 on our Sustainability Rating. This is based on the following answers to our questions. Please note that the answers are given by the owners and are not validated by us.

House Construction?
Stone.

Roof Construction?
None ( ready for solar! ).

House insulation?
none - 300+ days of sunshine per year.

Roof-insulation?
None.

Window-construction?
None.

Window-glazing?
None.

Window-shutters?
No.

Heating House?
sunshine 300 days per year.

Heating Water?
None.

Cooking method?
Wood fire.

Electricity?
none- whole site is south facing. Mains at less than 100m distant.

Water?
1 m3 self replenishing cistern in stone. Copious water supply indicated/sourced professionally on the land @ 80 m depth, cost +/- 5000euros to sink lined borehole. Mains & at less than 100m distant.

Food-production?
A few old olive trees, but historically these terraces were farmed with a variety of crops , once irrigated the potential is yours. Gets a bit hot for animals! There are areas of shade.

Income-Possibilities?
Once restored could be an incredible little eco - gite with very long season. Could teach techniques used here for centuries. Away from it all in peace yet walking distance to the reality of an active village with lodgings, restaurants shops and markets.

Owners opinion on sustainable features?
A place of sustainable bliss in the sunshine. Fantastic historic stonework terraces, lain dormant for over 50 years! Sink the borehole for water and all the sustainable possibilities this could bring.
This land has been sustainable for centuries when values were different to that of contemporary society!.

Other?
Sold as seen.



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