Magnificent villa "Île de France" in an intimate green bower, located in the Atlantic Pyrenees at 5 minutes from Pau city centre, benefitting from all its services but isolated in a peaceful place, hidden in its woods. It offers 5 beautiful bedrooms, a pool, a nice garden, woods, a big automatic garage for 2 cars, and an automatic gate with videophone on a plot of 1 Ha.
The villa offers 200 m2 of floor space on 2 levels and a partial basement of 100 m2.
On the basement, the floors are tiled, and in the house they are sprung floors.
It benefits from double glazing and from mixed heating : wood and electricity.
On the ground floor, a vestibule (11,90m2) , with a lovely insert that enables to heat the first floor, serves on the right, a large living-room (45,90 m2), very luminous thanks to its 2 elegant round arched French doors to the terrasse and the pool. A beautiful fireplace with insert allows to relish in the comforting heat of a wood fire in the winter.
On the left, the vestibule leads to a toilet with a sink (1,70 m2), then to a first bedroom (11,7 m2) with closet.
Straight forward, the vestibule leads to a large modern fully-equipped kitchen (25 m2) with convenient adjacent cellar and closets (6,10 m2). The kitchen also benefits from 2 elegant round arched French doors to the garden.
A wooden staircase leads you from the vestibule to the first floor where a corridor (11,40 m2) serves 4 beautiful bedrooms with elegant round arched windows with interior wooden shutters and stone window frames.
Bedroom 2 has got 2 windows: 15 m2.
Bedroom 3 has a closet: 11,60 m2.
Bedroom 4 : 16,6 m2.
Bedroom 5 has a closet: 15,10 m2.
The corridor also serves a walk-in-closet (4,30 m2), a toilet with a gorgeous bull's eye window and 2 bathrooms.
The first is 2 m2 and offers a shower cabin with a beautiful rose on the tiled floor; the second bathroom is 7 m2 and offers an Italian shower, double unit washbasins and a towel dryer.
The basement (100 m2), all tiled, is very luminous with its 5 windows.
It is divided into 2 parts: a large and long garage where you can easily park 2 cars and a cellar kitchen with a sink and numerous storage.
We access it through a staircase from the vestibule inside or from the large motorized gate.
A pool house (3,4 m2) with a covered terrace (12,4 m2) equipped with a sink and a stone barbecue stand by the pool.
The pool is 8/4 m and was conceived to be treated with salt but is currently treated with chlorine.
It faces the tiled South terrace (60 m2) of the villa.
The plot of 1 ha is composed of woods and of a flat garden of 3200 m2.
Along the woods, there is a pen and a shelter for the goats, precious allies of the gardener for the wood maintenance, wood fenced on the closest side of the house.
Set in its woods, we get to the property through a private paved lane whose access is closed by an automatic gate with videophone. The lane leads you up a hill to the villa.
Pau is at 5 minutes drive or bus ride.
The airport is only at half an hour and the train station within 5 minutes.
The beaches of the Basque Country (Biarritz, Anglet) are 1 hour drive.
The mountains and slopes (Gourette) are 45 minutes and the Spanish border of Irun is 1h30.
Lourdes sanctuary is 40 minutes away.
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Charming renovated country house of the 19 th century with its outbuilding turned into an independant loft with a big garden along a little peaceful stream and a view on the Pyrenees. It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a nice country style life near the town.