595,000 

On Market

Gers, Nr Marciac - Stunning 4 bedroom country house with indoor pool and 2.3 ha of grounds and land (32 Gers)

FRANCE
  • Stunning property with lovely views to the Pyrenees
  • 4 bedrooms with 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen (27m2) with Mobalpa kitchen and Bosch appliances and breakfast area
  • Sitting/dining room (38m2)
  • Master bedroom suite with ensuite and three further bedrooms and a sewing room
  • Orangery with fitness room and through to INDOOR SWIMMING POOL
  • Pigeonnier with shaded entertaining area and eyrie on the first floor
  • Open barn to the side with parking and a garage
  • Well maintained grounds at the end of a long private drive
  • 5 minutes from the medieval village of Bassoues
This unique property sits on its own promontory, the highest point in the Gers, giving all round stunning views to the Pyrenees and surrounding countryside. It is very private and secluded and has professionally landscaped gardens to the front and south and to the west is a wooded area with a natural pond and extends in all to about 2.3 hectares of land, which is easily maintained. The house has recently been extended and renovated to a very high standard and is well insulated and double glazed and together with the geothermal central heating makes it efficient to run even in the coldest weather, including the heated indoor swimming pool. Whilst being spacious it is manageable and equally suited for a holiday or permanent home.
Accommodation

Entrance through an internal courtyard of 33m2, which provides a charming summer eating area. Salon and Dining room (45m2) A fine stone fireplace with Toulouse brick decoration, woodburne and exposed beams. Stairs with handcrafted wrought iron railings lead up to a mezzanine level. Living room (38m2) With dual aspect windows facing the Pyrennees with exposed beams, stone fireplace and French doors leading to the orchard. Kitchen (27m2) Mobalpa kitchen, including Bosch appliances and American fridge, central tiled island unit with breakfast bar. This spacious room also allows for informal dining. Snug / Study with fireplace, next to the kitchen Passage with fitted cupboards to both sides leads to the garden room which opens out onto the rear garden. Guest WC with walk in shower. Laundry area and boiler room which opens onto a large workshop and store. UPPER LEVEL A large mezzanine provides room for a television snug (37m2) and leads to all the main bedrooms. This area and three of the bedrooms have reversible air conditioning. Master Suite (26m2). The ensuite has a walk in shower, a large bath and French windows which overlook the pond and wooded area. The master suite also has a dressing room and from the bedroom is a covered terrace with spectacular views of the rolling countryside with the Pyrenees as a backdrop. Bedrooms 2and 3 (14m2and 16m2) have a shared bathroom with walk in shower and Victorian style bath. Bedroom 4 (26m2 ). With wood floors and a fireplace. Beautifully decorated, ideal for Chambre dHote. Has a large ensuite, and a separate private staircase leading down to the Pigeonnier and the gardens. Sewing room/bedroom. This room has a fitted worktop with plugs, storage and French doors overlooking the gardens.
Outside

From the internal courtyard, doors lead through to the Orangery / Fitness room 20m2 which includes a wet room and double glazed doors open through to the pool room. The heated pool is used throughout the year and bifold doors on two walls open onto the garden in summer. The traditionally built Pigeonnier provides a shaded and sheltered dining and entertaining area. A spiral staircase leads up to a eyrie under the intricate wood roof with views of the countryside. The grounds are well maintained and the property sits at the end of a long drive. There is an attractive open barn (130m2) to the side of a gravelled courtyard, which provides ample parking. There is also a garage. In all the property extends to about 2.3 ha (c 5.6 acres)
Location

Set high on a ridge in the southern Gers near to the medieval village of Bassoues Marciac 10mins. Auch 35 min. Lourdes airport 55 min. Toulouse airport 75 minutes. Pyrenees 75 min
Services and taxes

Geothermic heating including the pool, septic tank (we understand that this currently complies), mains water and electricity, landline telephone, satellite internet at present although fibre is supposed to be available from 2019 (potentially) Taxes fonciere 1279 euros per annum REDUCED price guide 595,000 euros including agency fees but excluding Notary costs and charges November 2018

 

Property Ref: F1085