- Type: House
- Living surface: 350
- Plot size: 14500
- Bedrooms: 4
- Total rooms: 12
- Bathrooms: 4
- Closest neighbour in m.: 150
- Close By: Mountains, Recreation lake, Hiking & Cycling
- Special features: Pool, Wine cellar
- Languages spoken: Français, English
Superb eco-energy villa with solar heated swimming pool and wonderful view
Price: € 550 000 | Ref.: 3684 | Views: 2 128
Situated in an elevated position with unrivalled panoramic views of the Pyrenees and surrounding countryside, this architect designed property built in 2010, offers spacious accommodation over 3 levels. Located in the village of Monlaur Bernet, Gers, 7km from the nearest market town in Castelnau Magnoac with supermarket, shops, bank, post office, bars and restaurants. The historic city of Auch is 30 minutes away and Toulouse is 100km. There is a leisure lake for boating and swimming 5km away with a beach and picnic areas and a lifeguard in the summer. There are golf courses at Masseube, Auch and Lannemezan. The nearest ski resort is St Lary, 70 minutes away, but there are numerous other Pyrenean resorts within easy reach for skiing in the winter and hiking and cycling in the summer.
The spacious open plan living room, dining room and kitchen has magnificent vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. There is a feature log burning stove. The fully fitted kitchen has solid oak wall and base units and has integrated appliances. The worktops and breakfast bar are Dekton. There are 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a cloakroom and utility room also on this level. The terrace on this level, of over 100m2, is partly covered and is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining.
The master bedroom suite is found on the top level of the house. The bathroom has a feature bath and walk in fully tiled shower. There is a french window leading to a south facing balcony with views of the Pyrenees.
On the lower level of the house there is a fourth bedroom and bathroom, a wine cellar, workshop, and boiler room. Also on this level is a vast versatile space of 150m2, currently used as a games room and gym, but would be suitable for a home office or further living accommodation.
The house is situated on a plot of 14,500m2. There is a 20m x 3.5m outdoor swimming pool, heated by solar panels with pool house and covered terrace. Double car port. Enclosed vegetable garden and orchard. Lake. Access to the property is via remote controlled gates.
The property benefits from geothermal zoned underfloor heating, and centrally or individually controlled electric shutters, on the living and master suite levels. The swimming pool is heated by solar panels enabling and extended swimming season. The house was constructed using monmur blocks giving excellent thermal insulation. All windows are double-glazed.