5 bedroom character property for sale
France - Midi-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, Bagnères-de-Luchon
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- Respectfully restored 5 bedroom character property
- Beautiful landscaped gardens over one acre in size
- 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 with en-suites
- Views of the surrounding mountains
- Just 15 minutes' drive to the spa town of Luchon
- 20 minutes' drive to Spain
- Ski resorts of Superbagneres and Peyragudes are both within a 30 minute drive
- 2 hours to the beaches of Biarritz
- Open log fireplace
- Perfect as a B&B/guesthouse
This elegant house offers large sleeping accommodation, it could sleep a maximum 14 people.
There is one full bathroom, two large shower rooms and a total of four wc's.
New central heating boiler and hot water tank which is heated via solar panels.
The property is very light and airy and is a very sunny position. The patio is ideal for outdoor entertaining. It has beautiful gardens with colourful shrubs and grassed areas, with mountain views from all aspects of the garden.
Floor area of house approximately 300 sqm, ground area approximately 4425 sqm
The house will lend itself to a business such as a bed and breakfast or high end holiday rental. The area offers masses of outdoor activities, skiing, paragliding, rafting, walking, cycling.
There are no estate agency fees to pay on this property
Luchon is an elegant town with lots of flowers and historic buildings, many cafes and restaurants.
Close to Spain, just a 20 minute drive.
Toulouse 1.1/4 hr drive
Lourdes approximately 1 hour's drive
Pau Airport 1 1/4 hr drive
Driving from Calais is just 12 hours.
Several ski stations are nearby Sperbagneres and Peyragudes.
About the Location
Bagnères-de-Luchon is located south west of Toulouse, at the end of a branch line of the Southern railway from Montréjeau.
The town is situated at the foot of the central Pyrenees in a beautiful valley at the confluence of the One and the Pique.
Bagnères-de-Luchon is celebrated for its thermal springs. The springs, which number forty eight, vary in composition, but are chiefly impregnated with sodium sulfate, and range in temperature from 62 to 150 Fahrenheit.
Within the town today, a more modern entrance to the baths sits alongside the older buildings. The bathing experience consists of repeated spells within a hot, sulphurous atmosphere in caves that run approximately 100 metres inside the Superbagnères mountain, and in a cool swimming pool within the entrance building.
Bagnères-de-Luchon is celebrated as a fashionable resort. Of the promenades, the finest and most frequented are the Allées d'Étigny, an avenue planted with lime-trees, at the southern extremity of which is the Thermes, or hot baths.
The road is lined with bars and restaurants.
Superbagnères, located on the territory of the commune, to the south-west of the town, is a ski resort. Historically it was connected to the town by a railway, and it was the second resort in France to install a lift, but today it is connected with a gondola lift. Each cabin holds up to four people and takes about ten minutes to reach the summit, running in the summer as well as the winter. It is not possible to ski back down to Luchon, except in times of exceptional snow for talented locals who know the woods.
Cycling is a popular sport in the region in the summer. The climbs of Superbagnères, Col de Peyresourde, Port de Balès, Col de Menté, Col du Portillon and the Col de Portet d'Aspet are all nearby.
The Tour de France route often passes through Luchon, due to its location deep between two cols. List of stage winners and stage starts in Luchon.
- Lourdes (Tarbes) (INTERNATIONAL), 40.6 miles
- Pyrénées (INTERNATIONAL), 64.3 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 69.6 miles
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 91.5 miles
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