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Superb restored property set in just over 8000 m2 of private parkland with independent guest accommodation, swimming pool and barn situated in a quiet picturesque Gascon village. This property has been restored to a high standard with good quality materials, decorated with taste and elegance. Immaculately presented throughout the house of approx 300 m2 living accommodation offers rooms which are full of light with good room proportions, living/dining room, luxury fitted kitchen, study, 4 double sized bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite). The house which has retained its charm and character offers modern day comforts with gas central heating, double glazed windows (partial) and high speed internet connection. Approached by a sweeping gravel driveway with plenty of parking.
The house consists of on the ground floor:
Entrance hall of 10 m2 with tiled floor
Study of 20 m2 with tiled floor, oak panneled walls, fireplace with mirrored overmantel, wood burning insert, built-in cupboards and 1 window
Living/dining room of 54 m2 with oak surround open fireplace, oak pannelling, built-in cupboards with oak doors, original terra cotta floor tiles, beams and double aspect windows facing west and south. Dining area next to the kitchen/dining room
Luxury kitchen of 30 m2 fitted units with oak doors, granite work tops, equipped with De Deitrich electric ovens, Neff gas hob and extractor, Bosch integrated dishwasher and tiled floor. Stone open fireplace, dining area with French doors opening onto the adjacent terrace and garden perfect for alfresco dining! Adjacent covered south facing terrace of 34 m2 accessed from the kitchen
Summer kitchen of 18 m2 with fitted units, electric oven, electric hob and extractor and tiled floor, adjacent to the covered terrace and with access to the swimming pool
Boiler room of 5.5 m2 with Weissman gas boiler for the central heating and swimming pool equipment
Utility room of 8 m2 with built-in cupboards for storage and plumbed for washing machine/tumble dryer. Wet room shower, large washbasin, toilet, tiled floor and 1 window
Original wooden staircase leading to the first floor:
Landing of 15 m2 with wooden floor, colombage walls and double aspect windows
Master bedroom of 17 m2 with wooden floor, window overlooking the courtyard, French doors opening onto the private terrace of 10 m2 overlooking the garden and swimming pool, ideal for breakfast! En-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom of 17 m2, bath and double glass washbasins both with granite tops, large walk-in shower, toilet, tiled floor and access to the private terrace via French doors
Bedroom 2 of 26 m2 with wooden floor, built-in wardrobes, old fireplace with decorative overmantel, double aspect windows south and west facing
Bedroom 3 of 21 m2 with with wooden floor, marble fireplace with decorative overmantel and west facing window
Family bathroom of 8.5 m2 with bath/shower, washbasin set in a vanity unit, built-in cupboards, toilet, tiled floor and window overlooking the garden
Stairs leading to the second floor guest suite:
Guest suite with entrance hall of 8.5 m2 with wooden floor
Large bedroom of 37 m2 with fitted cupboards, beams, wooden floor, 4 windows (2 Velux), access to loft and storage area
En-suite bathroom of 11 m2 with bath/shower, toilet, washbasin and wooden floor
Independent Guest Cottage:
Independent Guest Cottage built in stone and colombage with high spec electric heating throughout, double glazed windows, approx 140 m2 consisting of:
Entrance hall of 8 m2 with tiled floor and wooden staircase
Living/dining room of 38 m2 with exposed beamed ceiling, stone open fireplace, original terra cotta floor tiles, windows overlooking the garden and door opening onto an adjacent private terrace of 35 m2
Kitchen of 14 m2 with fitted units, electric hob and extractor, electric oven, integrated dishwasher, tiled floor and double aspect east facing windows
Utility room of 3.8 m2 with fitted units, sink, plumbing for washine machine and tiled floor
Separate Toilet with hand washbasin
Master bedroom of 26 m2, dressing area with built-in wardrobes, stone feature wall with exposed chimney brick, wooden floor and double aspect north and west facing windows. En-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom of 13 m2 with large bath, washbasin, toilet, walk-in shower and wooden floor
Bedroom 2 of 12 m2 with wooden floor and double aspect windows facing east and north
Guest bathroom of 6 m2 with corner bath, washbasin, toilet, exposed stone wall and tiled floor
Stone Barn :
Large stone Barn of approx 420 m2 with first floor and 2 sets of double doors allowing access from both the courtyard and garden. Attached small barn currently used as storage which could be converted into a pool shower/toilet. Great potential for conversion into further living accommodation or Gites.
Open lean to barn could be used as covered parking
8321 m2 of parkland with a variety of established trees, flowering shrubs, fruit trees and plants. Natural rising spring ideal for watering the garden. Fully fenced with electric gates the parkland is private as the grounds are shielded by established hedges. Attractive courtyard with double gates with access to the large stone barn and lean to barn.
Heated swimming pool of 10 x 5 m and roman steps with salt water system, covered summer terrace of 24 m2 plus newly built raised wooden decking of 70 m2. Fully enclosed and private surrounded by attractive semi tropical shrubs.
The house offers the best of both worlds ideally situated close to a village with shops and restaurants and near to a town with all facilities but with access to the countryside on the doorstep! The local area offers good walking, cycling and horse riding facilities. Local popular Spa town only 10 minutes away. Good access to the motorway (just 20 minutes) and 1 hour from Bordeaux airport. This property offers excellent revenue potential as the independent guest cottage could be rented out as a 'luxury holiday home' or the house could be run as a high quality 'Chambres d'Hotes and the barn offers great conversion options!
To be viewed!!
Taxe Fonciere : 900 €uros per year
Price - 650.000 Euros Agency Reference - LMG274-1788