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House in SERRES SUR ARGET , Ariege , Midi Pyrenees

€368,000 €304,000 £266,055**
Ref: 85759CMC09H
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Beautifully renovated house with a fabulous barn conversion, balconies with views across the valley, large garage and easy access to Foix

Charlotte Millar , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €304 000
agency fees to be paid by the seller

Reduction from €368,000 to €304,000
Ref 85759CMC09H
Town SERRES SUR ARGET
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Dept Ariege
Surface 126 M2* Plot Size 820 M2
Bathroom 1 Bedrooms 4
Location
  • Close to golf course
  • Village property
Type
  • House
  • Family Home
  • Holiday Home
Features
  • Character property
  • Double glazing
  • Electricity on site
  • Garage
  • High speed internet
  • Mains Drains
  • Mountain view
  • Private parking
  • Solar / Photovoltaic panels
  • Water on site
  • Woodburner(s)
Condition
  • Excellent condition
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This lovely home has been completely renovated with excellent taste both inside and out whilst retaining original features such as doors and staircase. There is no work required.

The barn conversion has a stunning arch window and balconies with views across this lovely piece of the Ariege.

Great location, Foix centre and train station 10 km away and only 1h 14 min to Toulouse International airport.
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Situated just 10km from Foix in a peaceful and calm village with lovely views, this newly renovated property is a perfect family or holiday home.

The garden is easy to maintain with private seating areas both in sunshine and shade for hot summer days and a lovely vegetable garden.

There are two gated entrances to the property, one at the side and one at the front and a larger gate to enter the driveway and garage.

The property has double glazing throughout and renovation work is of a high standard.

FIRST FLOOR

On entering the property, you have a small vestibule with hanging space for outdoor clothes and an original stunning double wooden doors into the living area.
The lounge has an Invicta wood burning stove, beautiful tiled floor which runs throughout the ground floor and two gas radiators.

The living room is open plan with a beautiful quality, fully fitted new kitchen and integrated dining area.

The kitchen has a range of lovely units with marble work surfaces, an induction hob, oven, contemporary extractor fan, sink, fridge/freezer and integrated dishwasher. There is an electric shutter on the kitchen window.

To the left of the lounge, a door opens into a separate WC with wash basin and a storage cupboard. Identical floor tiles to the living area and kitchen.

FIRST FLOOR

On entering the living room is the original wooden staircase leading up to the first-floor accommodation.

• WC independent
• Shower room with tiled floor and walls, large shower with jets, contemporary integrated wash basin, extractor, gas radiator, additional electric wall heater and opaque double-glazed window
• Bedroom 1 with marble fireplace and gas radiator
• Bedroom 2 has a wooden fireplace, 2 gas radiators and 2 windows with lovely views

At the end of the hallway, steps lead into the beautiful barn conversation with new wooden floor throughout.

A huge bright and beautiful living room with a stunning floor to ceiling arch window with patio doors leading out on to a little balcony overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside.

There is an additional large door onto a second, long balcony, which faces north – an ideal place to sit on hot summer day and overlooking the vegetable garden again with super views.

Sliding doors lead into a second large room which is an ideal studio for yoga, painting, or a beautiful office and library/reading room.

The arch windows in this room are west facing and again a door leads out onto the long north facing balcony. There is a trap door into ceiling and it would be very easy to install a staircase and use the attic to create additional accommodation if required.

SECOND FLOOR

If you continue from the first floor of the house up the wooden staircase into the attic there are two additional bedrooms:

* Bedroom 3 is a large room with 2 windows and 2 electric radiators.
* Bedroom 4 is small with a window.

This attic floor has exposed beams and it would be possible to add a second bathroom in this area.

GARAGE

Original large wooden barn doors open into the spacious garage which incorporates a laundry area, the solar heating system and has ample space for two cars.
To the rear of the garage is a small room ideal for storing small pieces of equipment.

The owners have retained the original ceiling of the barn in the garage and added a second new floor when converting the first floor of the barn making it extremely strong and secure.

Steps up from the garage lead to a door back into the kitchen.

EXTERIOR

The front garden area is divided into two halves via the path to the entrance door to the house.

To the right is a garden with a wood store and completely private seating area to the right seating circles the tree in the middle of the garden.

There is a room to the right of the house that has an old evier (double concrete sink) and is an ideal workshop.

A gate leads out to the side of the property with a garden that gradually slopes down with a large vegetable garden and a little seating area that is sun trap with wonderful views.

At the rear of this side garden is a greenhouse, another small room for storage and 2 rain water storage tanks for irrigation of the garden.

Steps lead down to a gate and there is a small layby providing additional parking for the property if required.

HEATING AND WATER

The house has solar heating for the water supplemented by an electric boost system when required.

There are gas radiators apart from the attic (2nd floor) which has electric heating for occasional use.

WORK UNDERTAKEN BY OWNER

2015 – Renovation and extension work 3826.46€
2015 – New bathroom (Cuisinella) 1832.00€
2015 – New Kitchen (Cuisinella) 20260.87€
2015 – Plumbing (radiators etc) SARL Drigo 3459.65€
2015 – Electrical intallations kitchen/garage (M Cerney) 5852.15€
2015 – Multi-fuel stove and chimney installation (Invicta) 1750.00€
2015 – EIRL Roumieu 4430.00€
2015 – Floor tiles (living room, kitchen) 2010.46€
2016 – Balconies (two), fabrication and installation 5170.44€
2016 – Architect fees (M Munoz) 1500.00€
2016 – Creation of parking area and garden 5760.99€
2016 – Materials and construction – greenhouse 1227.06€
2017 – Creation of two floors over the garage 11019.27€
2017 – Windows (4) 1st floor over garage (SARL Pauly) 10163.22€
Plus - Paint (Interior and exterior) 667.55€

Total - 78,930.12


REGION

Serres sur Arget is a charming little town in the Ariege region, since 1999 the population has increased by 6.28%.

There are local markets in Foix, La Bastide de Serou and Varilher and Lac de Mondely is just 20 km away.

Foix (10 km) is the main town with shops, services and a train station.

Local activities and attractions include:

• Grotte de Mas d’Azil (29 km)
• Lac de Mondely (20 km)
• Theatre de Verdure de l’Espinet (Foix)
• Cinema le Rex (Foix)
• Golf club de l’Ariege (La Bastide de Serou)
• Snow shoe walking
• Dog sled rides
• Hiking and trekking
• Cycling and mountain bike routes

A beautiful home that you can move into straight away and start living your dream here in France.

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