Maison de Maître on 17 hectares in a splendid elevated position
This style of period gentilhommière is increasingly rare and sought after. Built in 1832 with a pleasing symmetry, high ceilings and particularly generous proportions. Independent guest apartment.
Floor Area: 320 m²
Land Area: 17 ha
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Privately set on the outskirts of a peaceful hamlet with 360° views and the Pyrenees across the southern skyline. Solidly built in stone with a honey-coloured render, the property is in good structural order with terra cotta tiled floors, double doors, wooden double-glazed windows and gas central heating. A strong feature is the central hallway, 11m long, with an imposing carved oak staircase. The living room and downstairs bedroom/office are 28sqm and country kitchen, also 28sqm, has a handsome fireplace and massive exposed beams. Utility room for laundry appliances and gas CH boiler.
To the rear with long views west is a grand dining/party room, 78sqm, with rising beamed ceiling, underfloor heating and four glazed bays to west terrace, an ideal spot for admiring the sunset.
At first floor level a broad landing mirrors the hall below. Master bedroom with dressing room and shower room. Two guest bedrooms sharing a family bath/shower room.
A stylish, new guest apartment has separate access with stairs up to a living, dining and kitchen area of 60sqm, 2 bedrooms and shower room. Below, a wine cellar and space that could be developed into further bedrooms. Two barns areas for storing leisure equipment, gardening appliances and vehicles. Small stone building formerly pigs and poultry and an intriguing ancient windmill tower.
Swimming pool, 12x5m with safety cover and paved terrace linking with a roofed dining area. Pillars and gates and a short drive lead to hard standing for vehicles. The garden areas are low-maintenance on a generous plateau and beyond, the land slopes gently away into oak woodland and three valleys of pastureland. In all, approx. 17.5 hectares.
6kms to a market town. 22kms to Auch. 107kms to Toulouse airport. Golf course 16kms. 95kms to Pyrenean ski resorts. 170kms Atlantic beaches.
NB The property is equally suitable as a permanent or holiday home and would benefit from some non-urgent redecoration, upgrading of some of the electrics and the drainage system which is no longer compliant.
Distance to nearest airport: 107 Km
Distance to nearest train station: 22 Km
Distance to nearest commerces: 6 Km