450,000 

On Market

Haute Garonne, Nr Barbazan - Fully converted convent with pool and extension potential (31 Haute-Garonne)

FRANCE
  • Former convent now restored to make a comfortable and welcoming family home
  • New oak floors, oak staircase, central heating, en-suites to first floor bedrooms etc
  • Entrance hall, family kitchen/living/dining room, office/bedroom 4, shower room
  • Master en-suite with dressing room, two further en-suite bedrooms
  • Attic area with space for 2-3 bedroom suites
  • Adjoining barn/annexe could provide further extra accommodation
  • Double garage, terrace, decking and pool
  • Lawned garden with fruit trees
  • Village location
Situated in a village, this fully converted convent now has 4 bedrooms including a master suite and a large family kitchen with living and dining area, a separate sitting room, a courtyard, swimming pool and grounds of 1680m2.  Great potential convert the attic and adjacent barn which has been re-roofed with 3 Velux's and just 40 minutes from the ski slopes!
Description

Quietly situated in a traditional French village in the foothills of the Pyrenees sits this fully renovated convent, formally a small hospital run by nuns it is now a comfortable and welcoming family home. Ideal for skiing trips at under 40 minutes from various ski resorts, fishing, hiking and biking are all around you. Just over one hour from Toulouse international airport and under half an hour from Spain. Offering over 170 square meters of habitable space over two floors with potential to extend into the generous loft and/or into the adjacent barn which has been part prepared for conversion with a renewed roof fitted with 3 oversized velux windows. The extremely comfortable conversion has been carried out with much respect for the original nature of the building and includes new oak floors, a new oak staircase, interior shutters on most windows, en suite shower rooms/bathrooms to all first floor bedrooms, central heating and rewiring. Central heating is via a gas condensation boiler and there are two wood burners for added style in the sitting room and drawing room. To the exterior are 140 square meters of wooden decking surrounding the pool, an orchard, double garage, courtyard and generous parking.
Accommodation

GROUND FLOOR The ground floor consists of a generous ENTRANCE HALLWAY (19.3m2) running east to west offering views over the garden and pool via the glazed door, to the left is a large FAMILY ROOM (26.5m2) with fully fitted kitchen, sitting area with Jotul log burner and dining area, the windows overlook the courtyard. To the right, the SITTING ROOM (21.8m2) has a marble fireplace with Jotul log burner fitted, windows overlooking the courtyard and in common with the rest of the property a beamed ceiling. Leading off of the sitting room is a downstairs BEDROOM4/OFFICE (11.5m2) which has a window overlooking the garden and pool and a doorway to the annex building. Completing the downstairs is a SHOWER ROOM and a UTILITY AREA. FIRST FLOOR The first floor has a generous hallway running east to west with large linen cupboard and windows overlooking the garden and courtyard. First floor rooms all have oak flooring and beamed ceilings. The MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (32m2) has twin windows overlooking the courtyard, provision for a log burner, dressing area and bathroom. BEDROOM 2 (21.8m2) has twin windows overlooking the courtyard and shower room, and BEDROOM 3 (16.4m2) has a window overlooking the garden and pool and shower room. ATTIC The hand made oak staircase continues up into the attic where there is plenty of potential to create a further 2-3 suites if required.
Outside

The ANNEX to the south currently provides storage but would offer a wonderful extension to the main accommodation or conversion into a separate cottage. It was re-roofed and has 3 oversized velux windows fitted with doors to bedroom 4 on the ground floor and east and west to garden and courtyard. (106m2 (gf) and 52m2) The double garage to the north west of the main house has electricity and water to the exterior. The generous decking along the entire west facade of the property surrounds the pool offering safe and practical play and entertaining areas, ideal for BBQs. The lawned garden below the decking has various fruit trees. A stunning and rare property which will reward the new owners with an exceptional quality of life in this most beautiful region of France.
Location

The property is ideal for skiing trips at under 40 minutes from various ski resorts, fishing, hiking and biking are all around you. Just over one hour from Toulouse international airport and under half an hour from Spain. Shops at Sauveterre de Comminges are 6km away and Gourdan Polignan is 19 km away as is the A64 autoroute and main railway station.
Services and taxes

Services, Gas condensing boiler provides heating with two wood burners as well. DPE 138 C GES 22 D Taxe Fonciere - to be advised

 

Property Ref: F1000-3222j