This beautiful period 4-bedroom house has been completely renovated whilst retaining the many original features.
There is a spacious gite or guest house with garage and separate entrance to the roadside. The parkland has landscaped gardens, woodland, fields, a car park and a beautiful heated swimming pool.
A perfect peaceful oasis of calm yet just a 5-minute walk and you are in the centre of a vibrant village with shops, services and a local market twice a week.
Toulouse airport is only 1 hour away and the sub-prefecture town of Saint Gaudens with access to the A64 autoroute and train station is just 15km from the property. Le Mourtis ski area is a 30-minute drive from the property.
There are two separate, gated entrances to the parkland and property.
A long, private drive winds down through the 2 hectares and land, past the car park towards the swimming pool, landscaped gardens and property.
This large and spacious house has been extensively and tastefully renovated whilst retaining original wooden floors, high ceilings, panelled windows and the beautiful staircase leading up to the attic.
Large double doors open into the impressive entrance hall with wood panelling, mosaic tiled floor and a fabulous chandelier that extends down from the attic level.
To your left is the lounge (approx. 34 m2) with original roof cornices and two south facing windows looking out over the terrace and formal gardens. This spacious and luminous room has parquet flooring, a marble fireplace and a high ceiling (3m) with intricate plaster coving.
To the right of the hallway double wooden doors lead into the large dining room (approx. 28 m2) with original wooden panelling and flooring, marble fireplace and windows again looking out to the gardens.
Towards the end of the entrance hall a door opens into the third reception room (currently a snug/study) with wooden floors, high speed broadband and a window overlooking the quiet cul-de-sac behind the property
There are two doors underneath the staircase. One leading down to the basement and the other opens into a separate WC.
Across the hallway is the beautiful fully-equipped kitchen (approx. 17 m2) with solid wooden flooring, handmade kitchen units, integrated appliances, granite work surfaces and a large range cooker. A door from the kitchen leads into the dining room.
The grand curved wooden staircase with a feature chandelier spirals up to the first-floor landing with wood panelling and double full height windows, small balcony and mountain views.
To the right is the spacious master bedroom (approx. 24 m2) with extensive views over to the mountains and down to the terrace and formal gardens. This bright and comfortable room has original wooden floor, fitted wardrobes, high ceiling and marble fireplace.
A connecting door from the bedroom opens into the large en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and double washbasin. There is a separate WC with wash basin to the side. Access to this bathroom and WC is also possible from the hallway/landing.
Bedroom 2 is light and spacious with in-built wardrobe, marble fireplace, high ceiling, wooden floor, window overlooking the gardens and a glass door opening onto a little balcony. A door from the bedroom leads into a ‘jack and jill’ shower room with large shower, wash basin, WC, wooden floors, tiled walls and access into
The third bedroom on this floor is rear facing and accessible from the landing. It has a high ceiling, marble fireplace, wooden floor and a window overlooking the cul de sac at the rear of the property.
The curved wooden staircase continues to the attic floor where you find bedroom 4 with a wooden floor.
Either side of the bedroom doors lead into two large attic rooms which could easily be made into additional accommodation.
This large area stretches below the main house with street access. The owners use this space as a laundry/utility room with a sink and washing machine. You will also find the central heating boiler, water heater and oil storage container in this vast space.
To the side of the formal gardens you have access into the large guest house/gite providing accommodation over three levels. The door opens into the spacious dining room and open kitchen with built in cooker, gas job, fridge and dishwasher.
This room has a marble fireplace, cupboards, wooden floor and an exposed wooden beam.
To the right is the sitting room with a fireplace exposed beams and a window overlooking the formal gardens.
Steps lead up to the large bedroom with wooden floors, WC independent and bathroom
A staircase leads down to the next floor with a snug style sitting area and open fireplace and a large room which could be used as a dining room, games room or could have an additional fitted kitchen. There is a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom and built in cupboards. A separate WC is also located on this level.
Continue down one more level to the basement of the house with garage, 3 rooms and an entrance door leading out on to a little lane.
Attached to the side of the guest house is a small abri with lattice wood features, a perfect little place to sit under shelter.
The barn is opposite the guest house with an entrance hallway with an original old animal feed and tiled mosaic floor.
Steps up to the 1st floor with a door out to the garden and original stone flooring.
The second floor has a doorway providing access to the heated swimming pool and a door into a second large room.
There is an additional garden room to the rear of the barn accessed separately with stone floor, door to the garden – this would make an ideal little potting shed.
In front of the house is a south facing terrace leading into the formal gardens.
The garden has a lovely wooden summer house and an additional kiosk.
The swimming pool is set on a higher level giving magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. Set in a walled area with secure gate, a concertina cover and a pump house with pompe chaleur this is such a lovely area to relax and spend time with friends and family.
To the side of the house is a small driveway and a magnificent large arch gateway opening out to the rear cul-de-sac. This is the second entrance to the property.
The parkland is a mixture of formal gardens, fields, woodland and little cosy nooks.
There is a car park between the entrance gate and the house.
A river flows below the garden providing relaxing flowing sounds in both properties and whilst sitting in the garden – it is very special.
The owners have included 1910 m2 of building land in the price of the property with a positive CU. Land around this village is becoming rare and offers an excellent opportunity to further develop the property.
Within easy reach you have outdoor sports and activities, beautiful mountains, lakes, flora and fauna, castle ruins, thermal spas, fresh produce markets and village fetes. There is something for everyone.
In summary, this beautiful home has been tastefully renovated and cared for by the current owners who have reluctantly placed the house on the market as they wish to downsize. Some of the historical information has been collected giving the ownership and use of the property over the years.
Additional photographs are available on request.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Extra info
- Grounds 1-5 HA
- Plot size
- 24,400 m²
- Total living area
- 377 m²
- All bathrooms
- Swimming pool
- Broadband internet