Location, Location! Pretty 3-bed farmhouse, barn, hangar and ponds sitting in the centre of 2.4 hectares on the top of a hill with views of the Pyrenees.
This charming and very private country property has been renovated to retain as many original features as possible and has been done in keeping with the traditional style. The house comprises 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The habitable surface area is approximately 222m² laid out over two floors. Situated on the crest of a hill in the centre of its own land, the house has fabulous views of the countryside and the mountains. The property is situated off a very quiet lane but is only 5 minutes from Nogaro or 15 minutes from Eauze with all amenities.
This house is all about being quiet and private - yet not isolated but blends into the environment. You are not visible from the road and as the house sits in the centre of its own land, it offers a high degree of privacy. The layout of the house has been well thought out and an emphasis has been put on keeping the main habitable areas light, airy and having the garden and countryside on view from anywhere. In fact, on a clear day the mountains are on view from the sofa or the kitchen sink - what more can I say!
The main entrance leads into a good-sized dining room with dual aspect windows, travertine floor tiles, oak staircase leading to the first floor, access to the downstairs bedroom and lounge. The lounge is large and airy. Again, there are travertine floor tiles and dual aspect windows and patio doors allowing the room to be flooded with sunlight. There are two sets of patio doors (5.5m) to the south which lead onto a 60m2terrace partly shaded by a gazebo covered in wisteria. The lounge also houses the 14kw wood-burner set nicely in a corner on a made to measure steel hearth. Behind the fire is a feature brick tile wall. From the lounge you move into the kitchen which has fitted units with black marble work tops, tiled floor, butlersink, beamed ceiling, large picture window and door leading out to the terrace. Door to the conservatory which has access to the barn, east side of the house and rear terrace. Off the kitchen is a door to a fully shelved larder/utilityroom which is home to more kitchen units, washing machine, freezer and every kitchen appliance you can think of!!
The downstairs bedroom(1) has travertine floor tiles, 2 large windows, large beams and an en-suite shower room. The shower room has a large shower, washbasin set in an old sewing machine frame,WC and colombage wall.
The oak staircase leads to the upstairs landing which has a window to the front and gives access to the 2 bedrooms anda shower room, which comprises shower cubicle, sink and WC. Bedroom 2 faces east and has a patio door leading out onto a Juliet balcony. There is also a window to the front. The view from the bed is lovely on a sunny morning as (apparently) you can see the sunrise over the woodland and vegetable garden. Bedroom 3 is the master bedroom with 2 windows to the front, wooden floor, exposed beams and large airing cupboard. Theen-suite bathroom has triple aspect windows, bath, large shower, double vanityunit and WC.
The attached barn is currently split into 2 parts. The first part (55m²) has the large barn doors, 2 wine vats andcan be accessed from the conservatory. There is a 2nd floor above (55m²) with full head height. Next to the main barn area is a large workshop(40 m²). A good-sized hanger (60 m²) complements the barn.
An old pig pen (15 m²) has been converted to house the jacuzzi. This area also has a lovely terrace and good views.
The garden is well laid out with flowerbeds (the owners passion!) shrubs in the style of a typical old English garden. There are many trees including some very old cedars and oaks. There is a fully fenced and hedged vegetable garden with a small orchard (planted 4 years ago) to the side and 2 ponds with frogs.
The main entrance to the property and driveway is in the process of being reorganised. The present driveway passes in front of the house. The owner is having a new drive cut through her field and redirecting cars over to the side of the property near the hangar. At this point is also the 2nd access lane to the house. This work will, in effect, move the house into the garden without moving the house of course! The front of the house area will then be gravelled to provide terracing on all sides of the house.
Overall, this is a well organised, pretty property in a very private location with excellent views.
Living room 41.5m² with wood-burner
Dining room 27.7m²
Shower room 7.22m² shower, sink and WC
Utility room 7.7m²
Bedroom 2 13.2m²
Shower room 5.3m² comprisingshower, sink and WC
Master Bedroom 3 30.0m²
En-suite bathroom 13.1m² comprising bath, shower, double sink and WC
Airing cupboard 3.66m²
Barn 55m² plus upper floor with full head height (55m²)
Hot tub room 15m² Old pig pen converted to house the spa with great views
Garden and fields 2.4 hectares
Utilities - mains water and mains electricity
Heating - Wood burner with some electric radiators
Bottled gas - for cooking
Roof and walls all well insulated
Sanitation - Septic tank 6 years old (compliant with current norms)
Situated in just outside a village with noamenities
5 kms from town and all amenities
60m from Pau-Pyrénées Airport
70m from Tarbes-Ossun-Lourdes Airport
1h 40m from Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport
1h 40m from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport
1h 40m from Biarritz-Bayonne-Anglet Airport and theAtlantic Coast
2h 15m from the Pyrénées and ski resorts
- Property type:Countryside
- Condition:Very Good
- Amount of land:23,919m2
- Price€388,500 including agency fees (approximately £336,868.35)
Price€370,000 excluding agency fees
- Agency feesat the buyer’s charge 4.76% incl. VAT included in the list price
- Land tax: €350
Contact us for more information:Tel:+33-(0)5-62 28 60 48
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