Charming country house set in delightful mature grounds
Dating from the early 1800’s and built in mellow stone, the property has an appealing façade with multiple windows. Seven bedrooms and attractive outdoor entertaining areas make this an ideal permanent or holiday home for a family.
Land Area: 1.2 ha
Central hall, 9.7x3.2m at best, with original double doors to reception rooms.
Living room, 5.2x9.7m, with french window to east terrace, pine floor with oak banding.
Dining room, 4.7x4.7m, with exposed beamed ceiling, display alcove and tiled floor.
Kitchen/breakfast, 4.4x5.4m, with brick fireplace with woodburning stove, comprehensive range of wall & floor units with built-in oven, hob, extractor and dishwasher.
Back kitchen, with storage cupboards, sink and connections for laundry appliances.
Lobby with bookshelves leading to downstairs WC.
Bathroom 1, French 90’s style, bath with shower, pedestal basin, bidet & WC.
A handsome stair in oak, rises to a galleried landing, 20sqm, with exposed beams.
Bedroom 1, 5.3x3.8m, with ensuite dressing lobby with built-in cupboard.
Ensuite bathroom, with bath & shower, basin, bidet & WC, cork tiled floor.
Bedroom 2, 4.8x4.5m, decorated with blue wall paper.
Bedroom 3, 5.4x3.5m, with painted beams.
Family bathroom, 4.6x2.8m, with bath in alcove, basin, bidet & WC.
Bedroom 4, 4x4.9m, with built-in cupboards.
Bedroom 5, 4.5x2.7m, currently with bunks for children.
Four steps down to newly developed wing:
Bedroom 6, 4.2x3.1m, with small balcony over barn dining.
Family bathroom, fully tiled with corner bath, shower, basin & WC.
Bedroom 7, 4.6x2.4m, currently a bunk bedroom for children.
The first floor has fitted carpeting throughout.
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Privately set on the outskirts of a small hamlet in undulating countryside with long views to wooded ridges and the distant Pyrenees. Originally a prosperous farmhouse the accommodation has been sympathetically restored and extended providing light and spacious accommodation. A strong feature is the main reception room, triple aspect and in excess of 50 sqm.
Heated swimming pool overlooked by an attractive covered terrace with fountain. The attached barns have been skillfully converted to a superb outdoor entertaining area and also provide a huge lock up garage. The mature grounds have immense appeal with many fine specimen trees providing shady corners in summer and areas for young children to play in safety.
Workshop/games room with potential to create further accommodation.
Outdoor dining area, 8x6m, a splendid space rising full height to roof beams.
Twin garages, with double doors and space for four vehicles in comfort.
Swimming pool, 12 x 6m, with roman steps and paved surround, ideally set beside covered raised terrace.
Changing room. WC & basin. Filtration plant with salt water treatment. Heat pump & solar shower.
1.2 hectares approx. A hedged and tree-lined driveway, with pillars and automatic gates approaches a gravelled turning and parking space. Beside the house is a pretty, covered well and raised terrace overlooking a pond with bull rushes. Throughout, the grounds are mature trees that include evergreen oaks, horse chestnuts, willow, cherry & walnuts. More recent plantings include parasol pines, birches, eucalyptus and an orchard area. To the rear is a mature copse of hornbeam, oaks, eucalyptus and rhododendrons. Spring bulbs, including hundreds of daffodil and narcissi.
Distance to nearest airport: 97 Km
Distance to nearest train station: 34 Km
Distance to nearest commerces: 9 Km