€630 700 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 6 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€595 000 without fees)
|Surface||450 M2*||Plot Size||23600 M2|
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Beautiful and unique large character house of 480 m² in its own very private ground of 5.7 acres situated on a promontory between the Bastide villages of Marciac and Bassoues. The elevated position of this properties gives it uninterrupted and stunning views of the Pyrénées and the surrounding Gers countryside. The property has been fully renovated and extended with care and attention by its current British owners, respecting the traditional character of the properties while incorporating all the feature necessary for modern and comfortable living. The indoor heated pool and its ‘Orangerie’, the many outdoor summer terraces and the beautifully laid out garden designed by an internationally renowned British landscape artiste complete this gem of a property. Read more ...
If you ever imagined your little haven in the heart of the rolling hills of the Gers countryside, this would probably be it or very close to it. This beautifully renovated and extended property accessible by its own long private drive, offers substantial accommodation and space to receive and entertain family and friends. The accommodation includes 5 bedrooms, five bathrooms, two large lounges/reception spaces, a large dining room, a beautifully laid out and equipped kitchen. Outside you’ll find beautifully landscaped grounds which includes a large natural pond and a small wooded area, and many terraces laid out around the property to offer fabulous outdoor living and views over the Pyrenees and the rolling hills of the surrounding countryside.
The house which has been well insulated and double glazed throughout, is heated with a central heating system which draws the heat from a very efficient and environmentally friendly Geothermal heating system. Wood burners in the lounge and dining rooms add to the cosy feel of this property.
The house is accessible through two front entrances. One of the two entrances leads into a large internal courtyard (32 m²), currently used as a summer dining and entertaining terrace. On the ground floor of the house you’ll find on one side a lounge/dining room (45 m²) with a stone fireplace and wood burner and further along a dual aspect large lounge (37 m²) with exposed beams, a stone fireplace and wood burner. The south facing windows in the lounge have views of the Pyrenees and the French windows have access to the orchard. On the other side of the entrance you’ll find a large well-equipped kitchen (25 m²) and further on the second entrance hall way. A passage with fitted glass fronted cupboards, a garden room and a large laundry room complete the accommodation on the ground floor.
A beautiful staircase with handcrafted wrought iron railing in the dining room leads to a large open mezzanine, currently configured as an open entertaining space and television lounge (35 m²). The five bedrooms on the mezzanine level are accessible from the open space. The large master suite (25 m²) with its large and beautifully laid out bathroom and dressing room takes pride of place on the south side of the property with its own covered terrace offering stunning views of the Pyrenees. Bedrooms 2 and 3 occupy the opposite side of the mezzanine level and share a Victorian style bathroom complemented with a walk-in shower. The large bedroom 4 (25 m²) with its own large bathroom, is accessible from the mezzanine and its own independent private staircase which leads down to the second front entrance, the Pigeonnier and the landscaped gardens. Bedroom 5 is currently configured as a sewing room but can readily be configured as a bedroom if required.
Access to the leisure/relaxation space is via the internal courtyard. The leisure space includes a beautifully laid out ‘Orangery’ and wet room. Double glazed doors lead from the ‘Orangery’ to the indoor heated pool area and large bifold doors open-up to bring in the garden space into the pool area. The current owners enjoy the use of the heated pool throughout the year.
The beautifully crafted ‘Pigeonnier’ provided a serene and sheltered dining space on the ground floor. A spiral staircase leads up to the upper level of the ‘Pigeonnier’ which offers breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside.
This fabulous property is a short drive away from the Bastide village of Marciac (International Festival Jazz in Marciac, 42nd year in 2019) and less 45 minutes from the International Airport of Lourdes (Flights to UK, Italy, Ireland, Paris, etc …). Toulouse and Bordeaux are less than 90 and 120 minutes away respectively.
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