Sophisticated and beautifully presented stone Gascon home in sublime location with maison d’amis, pool and outbuildings on 1.9 Ha (4.78 acres) of garden and meadow – 10 minutes to LECTOURE in the GERS
- Chateau & Prestige
Dating from 1853 this spacious Gascon home is situated in the Golden Triangle the heart of the magnificent undulating countryside between the lovely village of Mas dAuvignan and the highly sought-after Lectoure, Gers. The property enjoys good views of the surrounding countryside and the location is very quiet with no nuisances.
This house has been renovated in a sophisticated and elegant manner and has an intimate family feeling. Its period features have been retained and lovingly enhanced, the house is luminous with high ceilings. There is a total habitable surface area of 343m² between the 4-bed house (one of which is a large dormitory in the attic) and the Maison dAmis with one bedroom.
There is a superb generous swimming pool, perfect for long hours of leisurely unwinding, with surrounding terrace. Two large covered terraces, one with a summer kitchen and the other with a Petanque pitch offer a pleasant shady recreation area. In terms of outbuildings there are two large barns adjoining the house which could serve to create further accommodation.
All situated on lovely grounds with beautiful gardens, 2 wells, and meadow of 1ha93a52ca (4.78 acres).
The House & Maison damis
Of a habitable surface area of 317m² the main house comprises 2 wings.
In the Gascon stone house (the East wing) there is a large reception hall with the classical configuration of dining room-come-study with wood burner, opposite there is a cosy living room with fireplace. The flooring is the traditional tommette tiles typical of the region, exposed stone walls and built in cupboards.
On the first floor are two spacious bedrooms with built in cupboards, original wooden floors, both are double aspect. There is a water closet with sink which serves both bedrooms.
In the West Wing, the adjoining barns have been carefully converted to living quarters. On the ground floor coming through from the East Wing a beautifully simple kitchen with French doors has been created. Exposed beams, exposed stone, and a wonderful mix of brick, wood and chic tile flooring makes one want to pass a lot of time in the kitchen! The dining area has a built-in wood burner perfect for winter dining. Whilst an outside terrace area serves for the summer months al-fresco.
On the ground floor in the West Wing there is a large family bathroom with Italian shower, WC, sink and plumbing for a bath. An adjoining bedroom offers downstairs sleeping quarters with lovely views over the garden, perfect for guests.
On the first floor in the West Wing there is a large family room with built in library and wood burner. One follows a staircase up in to the attic space of the original house and finds a large dormitory which has currently 4 beds and a bathroom, perfect for housing children and visitors or as a large leisure room.
The Maison dAmis of 27m² is private and secluded set away from the main estate. It comprises a double bedroom with shower room consisting of Italian shower, WC and sink. Views over the neighbouring fields.
Set in front of the house and surrounded by Cyprus trees is this very discrete and private pool of 12x5m, with a chlorine system and robot cleaner.
There are two large barns both in excellent order with electric and solid flooring. A summer kitchen with water & electric services the large covered terrace area. The other terrace can serve as covered parking and has a petanque pitch.
All in one block around the house, which sits in the middle, the land includes beautiful gardens with flowers, 2 wells and mature trees as well as a parcel of meadow, all totalling 1ha93a52ca (4.78 acres). Fruit trees including plum, apple, pear, mulberry and fig, nut trees including hazelnut and walnut. The approaching driveway is private.
The land is flat and easy to maintain; the gardens are established and lovingly looked after.
SPECIFICATIONS ON THE DWELLING
The Main House
GROUND FLOOR EAST WING
ENTRANCE HALL 15.70m² with tommette tiles and staircase to 1st floor East Wing
BUREAU/DINING ROOM 23.85m² wood burner, traditional cupboards, wood-burner, tommette tiles, exposed stone
LIVING ROOM 23.80m² with traditional cupboards, fireplace, tommette tiles, exposed stone
TOTAL GROUND EAST WING - 64m²
FIRST FLOOR EAST WING
LAVATORY 2.55m² with sink and WC
BEDROOM 1 24.4m² with original wooden floors and traditional cupboards
BEDROOM 2 25.65m² with original wooden floors and traditional cupboards
TOTAL FIRST FLOOR EAST WING 60.5m²
GROUND FLOOR WEST WING
KITCHEN 39.24m² Fittings for appliances, wood burner, exposed beams, patio doors
COMMUNICATION CORRIDOR 28.15m² with staircase to 1st floor West Wing
DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM 3 14.2m²
SHOWER ROOM 10.8m² with shower, washbasin and lavatory (plumbing for bath)
TOTAL GROUND FLOOR WEST WING 92.36m²
FIRST FLOOR WEST WING
FAMILY ROOM 35.26m² wood burner, built in bookcases, stairs to dormitory
DORMITORY 65.20m² currently with space for 4 beds, WC, Bath and Sink.
TOTAL GROUND FLOOR WEST WING 100.46m²
TOTAL MAIN HOUSE - 317m²
The Maison dAmis
DOUBLE BEDROOM 18.66m²
SHOWER ROOM 8.55m² with Italian shower, lavatory and washbasin
TOTAL MAISON DAMIS 27.21m²
TOTAL HABITABLE 344m²
2 STONE BUILDINGS: currently wood store 10m² and 11m² respectively
BARN 1 103.19m² concrete floor, electrical installation
BARN 2 60.44m² solid floor, electrical installation, with first floor
PIGSTY 2m² storage
PIGSTY 2m² storage
SUMMER KITCHEN 10.24m² with electric and water
COVERED TERRACE 69.95m²
COVERED TERRACE 83.54m² with petanque pitch
TOTAL OUTBUILDINGS 349m²
A mix of old original glazing with wooden shutters and double glazing
gas-fired central heating with buried tank
3 wood-burners, 1 open fireplace
2 covered wells
Buried service cables
Septic tank non conforming
Roofing Revised yearly
Connected to mains water, electricity and telephone (ADSL)
2 minutes walk from a rural village with a vibrant community
10 minutes from LECTOURE with thermal spa and full amenities, including schools & a College, and a thriving tourist industry.
10 minutes from CASTERA-VERDUZAN with thermal spa, and some amenities
30 minutes from AUCH, capital of the Gers
80 minutes from from TOULOUSE with its International Airport
- Property type:Chateau & Prestige
- Amount of land:19,352m2
- Price€649,000 including agency fees (approximately £562,747.90)
Price€625,000 excluding agency fees
- Agency feesat the buyer’s charge 3.7% incl. VAT included in the list price
Contact us for more information:Tel:+33-(0)5-62 28 60 48
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