A beautifully restored farmhouse with fenced garden and pool
Set along the quaintly named ‘Valley of the Fairies’ in a delightfully pastoral corner of southern Gascony. Skilfully restored with top quality materials, the house benefits from a high degree of insulation and geothermal heating.
Condition: Very Good
Floor Area: 370 m²
Land Area: 3 ha
Entrance hall, 12 sqm, with handsome elm staircase and useful store under-stair.
Kitchen-breakfast, 30 sqm, with Gascon fireplace and bread oven, fitted kitchen with oak worktops.
Four steps down to rear hall.
Study/bedroom 4, 20 sqm, with French windows opening onto terrace.
Bathroom, with Italian shower and stone basin. Separate WC.
Utility room, 11 sqm, with geothermal unit, hot water tank and stainless-steel sinks.
Dining room, 30 sqm, with broad stone fireplace and period cupboards above doorway.
Salon, 50 sqm, a grand dual aspect living space with French windows.
Shower room 3 at rear with basin & WC.
A circular staircase gives independent access to Bedroom 3 at the first floor.
The ground floor has the same stone tiling throughout with under-floor heating.
The stair continues above the landing to a small boxroom.
Bedroom 1, 31 sqm, with fireplace and exposed beams rising to roofline. Five steps down:
Dressing room, 22 sqm, under roof slope with east window.
Bathroom 1, 14 sqm, with bath, walk-in shower, stone basin & WC.
Bedroom 2, 27 sqm, with fireplace and exposed beams rising to roofline. Four steps down:
Bathroom 2, bath with shower, stone basin & WC.
Bedroom 3, 33 sqm, with built-in cupboards and attic storage space. Circular stair to ground floor.
The first floor has newly laid flooring in chestnut boards, exposed beams and lime-washed walls.
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An authentic 18C building, full of period atmosphere, with open fireplaces, exposed beams and lime-washed walls. Contemporary additions include double glazing, bespoke timber doors, stone-tiled floors with underfloor heating and broad chestnut boards at first floor level. Strong features are the country kitchen with Gascon fireplace and a 50-square metre reception room. Three bedooms and two bathrooms at first floor level with a study/bedroom 4 with bathroom on the ground floor. A covered terrace is a charming outdoor entertaining area overlooking the garden and pool and the attached barn has multiple uses of carport, garden machinery store and workshop.
From the lane, handsome pillars and gates lead into a gravelled courtyard running across the front of the house. The grounds have been skilfully planted and there is a well-sited swimming pool on a lower level and vegetable garden with raised beds at the rear. The remainder of the land is fenced for horses with a schooling ring and central field shelter.
Barn, 60 sqm, an open space for vehicles, garden machinery and tools.
Covered terrace, a charming entertaining area overlooking the garden and pool.
Swimming pool, 10x5m, set in an ideal position on a level below the main courtyard, with broad paving on two sides, solar shower and timber cabin for shade. Heat pump and saltwater treatment.
3 hectares in all. A low wall, with a fine pair of pillars and gates, forms the boundary with the lane. A gravelled courtyard extends across the front of the house with lavender and roses growing along the main facade. Well with cast iron pump. Mature trees provide shade over the front lawn and a vegetable garden at the rear of the house has raised beds and potting shed. Giant hydrangeas and woodstore.
The remainder of the property is fenced pastureland currently grazed by two horses, with schooling ring and central field shelter. The outer boundaries are delimited by wild hedges and indigenous trees. In the absence of livestock, the pasture can be hay cropped by a local farmer.
A well-presented rural property with great character and low energy costs.
Distance to nearest airport: 118 Km
Distance to nearest train station: 43 Km
Distance to nearest commerces: 3 Km