Renovated, Detached House, Pool, Gardens + B&B & GITE Potential
|Living Area:||350 m²|
Luxurious house of c350m2 of potential habitable space with pool, large gardens, double garage plus Gite and B&B potential.
The main house of three storey’s has 173 m2 on the first two floors with great scope for further development.
New Oak stairs extend to a c100m2 attic which covers the whole size of the house surface and has all utilities for further development with plans for a further 2 master bedrooms, a bathroom etc although there is ample room for 3 or more bedrooms.There are also plans for the two storey Annex to be converted into a Gite or additional living space of about 5 rooms.
Outside there is a new deck area of c140m2 with built in pool 7 X 4 meters. The deck area is on 2 levels and fully fenced off for safety. There is a covered canopy which houses a dining table for 10 and built in traditional stone barbecue. On the lower level there is a stone built wood store and a Summer House. There is covered storage areas for a sit on mower etc and the pool pump house. There is lots of external lighting and power. The house is accessed via double gates which lead to the front gardens with trees and shrubs and a large drive which has a turning circle, a well and room for parking several cars. The large back garden below the decking has several fruit and other trees. It is fully enclosed with hedging and trees with views to the foothills of the Pyrenees area.
Even further development opportunities are available as a smaller house and barn next door is for sale as a renovation project as is a large field that would be attached to the property.
The first two floors of the house has oak beams in all the main rooms, been fully renovated with a new roof, new electrics, gas central heating, 3 secondary wood burning stoves; two downstairs in reception rooms and one in the master bedroom. It has new, solid oak floors and doors throughout the property with the exception of the fully tiled American style Kitchen/Diner, hallway and bathrooms that all have ceramic tiles. There is a new, double, hand made front door, a new solid oak, hand made staircase to the first floor and attic area plus under stair oak panelling and cupboards. There is also a reclaimed marble fireplace in the lounge. There are three double, ensuite bedrooms on the 1st floor including a new fully tiled master suite with a large comer bath, WC and Bidet plus a dressing room and large bathroom. In total there are three showers, 4 WC’s as well as the corner bath. The upstairs hall is large and bright with windows to the front and rear. Downstairs consists of entrance lobby, leading to large central hallway (couloir). The two large reception rooms consist of salon and American diner/kitchen plus a lounge and another room which can be used for multi-purposes with a door leading to the Annex, currently it is used as a bedroom come treatment room for relaxation and Reiki. There is a downstairs toilet, wash basin with shower (which is useful for the pool and pets). Leading from the hallway there is access to the rear via new double doors. Access around the house to the back and front is from each side of the house externally. The property also benefits from a double garage with light and electricity.
The main house have been lovingly restored internally and externally to a very high standard with a host of additional features. It's located in a quiet Pyrenean village with mountain views within a National Parc area, 30 minutes from Bangeres-de-Luchon, 1 hour from Toulouse with its Airport and 45mins from Lourdes (birthplace of St Bernadette which pilgrims visit from all over the world). Low cost flights from the UK are to Toulouse and Lourdes.The house has great access to the Pyrenean Ski Slopes in France and Spain, is close to the route of the Tour de France and the coastal resorts of Biarritz to the West and the Atlantic and the Mediterranean to the West. It is a fantastic location for a host of outdoor pursuits especially skiing, cycling, walking, climbing and ideal for nature lovers.
Internet and satellite TV have been installed enabling both British Freeview and Sky to be received. The internet has a UK IP address.
Looking to swap for: All areas considered. Ideally a detached House or Villa of a similar size and value. We are aware of the continual fluctuation of the exchange rate between Sterling/Euro, and will take this into account for a UK property, and will be more flexible on the asking price for offers there.
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