Small Gascon domaine consisting of a fine Gersoise Maison de Maitre and an array of harmonious outbuildings including a stable block and caretakers house.
The front door opens onto a generous hallway featuring colombage walls, exposed beams and terre cuite floors which run throughout the front reception rooms.
Glazed doors open onto a comfortable sitting room to the right with "plafond à la Francaise", a stone fireplace with wood burning insert and exposed Toulouse brick chimney breast, flanked by fitted book shelves with storage cupboards underneath. Twin windows open to the south facade and a french door opens to the west onto a terrace. The kitchen lies across the hallway with a breakfast area and fitted units with marble work tops and double enamel sink and heavy enamelled gas oven.
To the rear of the kitchen is a small pantry.
The entrance hall takes a cruxifix form and the west end of the perpendicular passage is used as an elegant dining area, with french doors opening onto the terrace. The east wing forms a library area with book shelves and cupboards underneath and opens onto a guest WC and shower room.To the side is a laundry/sewing room. Glazed doors open through to the extension of the central passage which opens onto a well proportioned sitting room (5.7 x 8.5m)with tiled floors and plaster mouldings. A large stone fireplace with insert forms the focal point and twin French doors open onto the terrace.
Across from this area lies a utility space consisiting of wine store, and storage area with floor to ceiling cupboard space and a Belfast sink.Following on is a boot roomwith door to back of house.
Stairs lead up from this hall to a landing which opens onto an impressive hall running the full length of the house. The hallway distributes to 6 bedrooms (two with en-suite facilities), two bathrooms and a magnificent office space (9m x7.2m). There are fitted cupboards throughout, ample storage space. Five of the main bedrooms and office are all fitted with reversible air conditioning.
Wrought iron gates with handsome gateposts open onto a graveled drive which sweeps around the outbuildings to the rear of the house.
The substantial outbuildings form a harmonious union with the main house and form a protected courtyard with a portico entrance opening out onto the lane.
They include a large chai in good general condition, a second substantial barn, and a caretakers cottage which has been recently renovated and offers a comfortable lodging with a bedroom, modern shower room, and living space with built in kitchen. The cottage opens opens onto a private interior courtyard.
Across from the main house is a stable block with independent access. A large interestingly shaped infinity pool is to be found discretely tucked into the garden in the garden, away from the house.
The house is set in an elevated position overlooking an attractive garden and the surrounding woodlands. The house is roughly 1hr from Pau airport and within two hours of Toulouse, the Basque coast and the Pyrenees. The property is within easy reach of Eauze, Nogaro and Manciet.
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A long driveway leads up to this renovated Gascon colombage farmhouse which retains many original features and is set in 1.5ha. Accommodation includes 4 bedrooms, open and airy living spaces and a character farmhouse kitchen. There is a large attic which would lend itself to conversion.