Beautifully Restored Maison De Maitre With Swimming Pool
The property is in traditional Maison de Maitre style with a central entrance hall featuring a turned staircase. To one side of the hall is a formal sitting room (22.5m2
)with double aspect windows and feature fireplace with wood burning stove.
On the opposite side is a cosy day room (18.9M2) with large range style fireplace and wood burning stove. The day room opens on to the kitchen (25.4M2), which features a gas fired Aga and has ample space for informal family dining. There is a door from the kitchen, which leads out to the summer kitchen and dining area. This is an impressive covered space of 100m2
and is fully equipped for summer entertaining.
To the other side of the kitchen is a central hall leading to a bathroom, shower room, walk in pantry and small utility room. This hallway opens onto a light airy room of 19.7m2
currently a dining room but would make an excellent bedroom or music room. There are double French doors leading outside.
The elegant turned staircase leads to a front landing with french doors and a Juliet balcony, giving lovely views of the surrounding countryside and the Pyrenees beyond. On either side of the landing is a large bedroom The master bedroom (23m2
) has large en suite shower room and a feature fire place. Double aspect windows give a light airy feel to this room. The second bedroom is of similar size and also has a feature fireplace.
The rear landing gives onto 2 further double bedrooms each approximately 20m2
and a family bathroom. There are also 2 very large walk in wardrobes/store rooms off this landing.
The property is heated by oil fired radiators to most rooms supplemented by electric radiators and wood burning stoves if prefered and an LPG fired AGA
The property is situated on a small country lane and is approached through double entrance gates opening onto a large courtyard with turning space and parking for several cars. The beautifully landscaped gardens extend to just over two thirds of an acre with mature shrubs and trees including fruit trees and a vegetable garden. There are various shaded seating areas and a very tranquil pool area. The pool is an attractive figure of 8 shape and is fully covered to retain the heat, thereby extending the swimming season. There is an attractive pool house in the style of a beach hut.
Set in a small hamlet but within 5 minutes drive of shops and restaurants.1hr 20min from Toulouse Surrounded by the rolling hills of the gers with views of the Pyrenees beyond. The property also has the rare advantage of being within walking distance of a regular bus service to Auch, Toulouse and Tarbes.
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