18C townhouse in historic village with gardens and garage
Dating from 1765, this delightful property, formerly known as ‘the Convent’, was long occupied by a religious order. Well-presented throughout and with a wealth of period features, it offers light and spacious accommodation. Terraced gardens, with long views to the Pyrenees, and a lock-up garage.
Style: Town house
Condition: Very Good
Floor Area: 330 m²
Land Area: 750 m²
Entrance hall, 2.4x6.9m, with exposed beams, grand staircase and double doors leading off.
Living room, 5.2x6.4m, with fine plaster mouldings and central ceiling rose, French window.
Dining room, 5.1x6.4m, with timber fireplace with decorative overmantel, French window to terrace.
Kitchen-breakfast, 4x6.3m, with Lacanche range cooker, Bosch dishwasher, Samsung fridge-freezer, double sink, granite worktops with well-planned storage units and glass-fronted cupboards.
Downstairs WC with wash basin. The ground floor has mellow pattern-laid terra cotta tiles throughout.
Study, 5.4x5.2m, with a glazed bay of sliding doors and potential to become an additional bedroom.
Second entrance hall, 5.7x3.3m, with double doors from street, period terra cotta floor.
Storage One, 2x5.3m and Storage Two, 1.7x4m, with door and steps down to boiler room.
Boiler room, 2.7x3.4m, with De Dietrich oil burner, double sink, and connections for laundry appliances.
Undeveloped room, 5.7x14m, an immense space above the former chapel, currently as additional storage.
A handsome period staircase rises to a spacious landing, 2.3x7m and lobby to:
Bedroom 1, 5.2x4.5m at best, 2 windows south, carpet laid floor. Ensuite shower room with dressing room.
Bedroom 2, 5.2x4.2m, 2 windows south, flooring in seagrass. Dressing room, 2.2x3.5m, with fitted storage.
Bedroom 3, 4.9x4.6m, with fabric-hung walls, fireplace, 2 windows to street.
Family bathroom, 3x3.8m, with bath, basin & WC. Access to area above the former chapel.
Covered terrace, 8x8m, ideal for al fresco dining, with large circular water feature with goldfish.
Garage, 5x12m, for two vehicles, with electric roller door. Heating fuel tanks and interior well.
Workshop, 5x3.4m, as an extension off garage.
Upper terrace with access from living and dining rooms, lower terrace from kitchen and street. The gardened areas are planted with a wide variety of flowering shrubs and grasses and trees include fig, palm and mulberry and a massive parasol pine.
Taxes foncières 2,272 euros
Internet fibre connection
Oil central heating
Fixtures and fittings. Only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale
Agency fees to be paid by the vendor
All measurements and distances are approximate
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The entrance hall is an imposing space, with steps leading down to an elegant living room and dining room, which links directly with a well-appointed kitchen and breakfast area. From a half landing is a study or fourth bedroom, with a large bay window. Two small service rooms and hall, with a separate entrance from the street, give ready potential to create an independent apartment of 70 sqm.
On the first floor of the main house is the principal bedroom suite and two further bedrooms sharing a family bathroom. Insulated loft and further space for development above the former chapel.
The historic village has life year-round and offers a range of services including a small general store with fresh bread delivery, café, post office, pharmacy, doctor, nurse, hairdresser, and a primary and nursery school.
Distance to nearest airport: 106 Km
Distance to nearest train station: 28 Km
Distance to nearest commerces: 0 Km