- Type: House
- Living surface: 200
- Plot size: 500000
- Bedrooms: 4
- Total rooms: 7
- Bathrooms: 3
- Closest neighbour in m.: 600
- Heating: Oil fired central heating
- Close By: Mountains
- Languages spoken: Français, English, Nederlands, Deutsch
Magnificent country estate with pool on 50 hectares
Price: € 995 000 | Ref.: 918 | Views: 6 659
Lovely domaine set on 123 acres of private grounds in the Haute Garonne. The main house with its splendidly symmetrical facade has been comprehensively restored to provide light and elegant accommodation. A former barn wing has been converted into a dramatic living room with studio room above. The property is equally suitable as as a holiday or permanent home. 8kms to a market town and 35 kms southeast of Auch. The property offers splendid views of the majestic Pyrenees and tranquil surroundings, with the nearest neighbour approximately 600m away. The nearest city being Toulouse (with airport) only 65 kms away. Other towns close by include Tarbes (70 kms) and Pau (165 kms). Spain is a mere 80 kms away.
Hall 8x3 m. Kitchen/breakfast room 7.7x4.5m with massive Gascon fireplace, two windows east and french window south to terrace. Beamed ceiling, comprehensive run of cream painted cupboards with tiled worktops, double stainless sink, gas hob and extractor, cooker and dishwasher.
Bedroom 1: 4x4.7m with painted beamed ceiling, two windows east and two built-in closets. Bathroom 1: 4x4.7m with walk-in shower, double-ended bath, twin basins, bidet and WC.
Spacious rear lobby. Living room 12x7m. A massive and elegant space with painted beamed ceiling, imposing fireplace, french windows east and south and a glazed door to covered dining terrace.
Utility room with connection for laundry appliances. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Rear door to outside covered utility area with low sink.
Central landing with a gallery at the rear. Bedroom 2: 4.6x4.8m with built-in closet. Bedroom 3: 4.6x4.3m with built-in closets. Bedroom 4: 5x2.8m with south window and built-in closet. Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, two pedestal basins and WC.
Studio 12x7 m currently used as open plan office and exercise room with fully glazed east wall and arched south window, ‘cathedral’ ceiling, storage cupboards. Door to covered terrace with balustrade. The first floor has pine boarded floors throughout. A small attic could be converted to additional bathrooms to serve bedrooms 3 and 4.
Adjoining the kitchen, rear lobby and living room is a spacious tiled terrace. From the rear of the living room is a another delightful covered terrace (7 x 5m) for summer dining.
Workshop/store room with ‘de Dietrich’ oil fired central heating unit.
The property measures 50 hectares. Swimming pool 10x5m with roman steps, salt system with automatic roller cover and terra cotta paving terraces. Adjoining the pool is an attractive pavillion ‘summer kitchen’ and entertainment area 9x5m with stone sink and built in BBQ.
A stone drive of more than 500m leads to the property set on a rise. Gravelled turning and parking area beside carport and majestic centenarian oak. Herbaceous borders and rose pergola surrounding the terraces have automatic irrigation. Climbers on the house include wisteria, virginia creeper, passion flower and roses.
The remainder of the land is down to grass with recent plantings including cypress and parason pines. To the north of the pool area is a group of nine mature oaks.
Central heating, ADSL, septic tank.