4 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Fontrailles, Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées
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- High Quality Home
- Charm & Character
- Gardens Front & Rear
- In Ground Pool
- Fab Gardens
This traditional Gascon farmhouse, is located in a quiet, un-spoilt rural location on the edge of a small village with marvellous views of the surrounding countryside. and the The Pyrenees and the ski slopes are just 45 minutes away. Offered ready to use the property comes with fully double glazed and has central heating throughout. Comprising of 3 reception rooms, newly installed kitchen, 4 Double bedrooms, 2 with en-suite shower rooms, family bathroom, office, Garage & store plus a barn/workshop. A section of the house could be used as a holiday let.
The property is only 5 minutes from the market town of Trie-sur-Baïse, with its supermarkets, bars, restaurants, boulangeries as well as other amenities, including a doctors and dentists. It is only 45 minutes from the nearest ski resorts.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK, Tarbes/Lourdes airport is approx. 45 mins while Toulouse is approx. 1hr 45, making it convenient for visiting guests, family and friends.
A light and spacious property that has been fully and sympathetically renovated to a high standard, retaining many of the original features such as, the staircase, half-timbered walls and beamed ceilings dating back to the 1800's. Recently a new kitchen, pool liner, 'certified fosse septique' and a new oil fired boiler have all been installed. Offered ready to move into it provides a cosy family home which accommodates modern living whilst retaining its character. The owners have researched the history of the property back to the 1700's and this is available to anyone interested.
The garden is a gem (4,310 m²) approx. 1 Acre, with an easy to maintain in-ground swimming pool measuring approx. 8m x 5m. It is a haven for wildlife and is a delight in the spring and summer when everything is in bloom. Kingfishers are attracted to the pond and there are many places where you can sit and enjoy the beauty of your new surroundings.
Entrance Hall with WC. Radiator.
Interconnecting door to the Guest wing.
Lounge - 5.2m x 5.5m. Wood floor, 2 windows (north and south facing) and exposed beams. Radiator. Large open fireplace with a large wood burner. Storage.
Kitchen - 3m x 5m. Refitted in 2012, Fitted floor and wall cupboards, worktops, 1 ½ bowl sink and space for appliances. Tiled floor an d LED ceiling lights. Radiator
Dining Room - 3m x 5.3m. Wood floor. A curved alcove with feature lighting in the colombage wall. French doors to a terrace area. Telephone point. Radiator
Workshop/Utility room - 3m x 5m. Oil fired boiler and fitted units
First Floor: 1m+ wide staircase with colombage walls.
Mezzanine currently used as an office. Telephone point. Corridor leading to the family bathroom, bedrooms and store room is 8.4m long. Radiator and original wood floor.
Bedroom 1 - 3.8m x 4.9m. Fireplace, built-in wardrobe and cupboard (with the original wood door) the floor is carpeted. Colombage wall. Radiator
Bathroom - 3.9m x 2.4m. A lovely large family bathroom with wood floor, sink, WC, bath and large cubicle. Radiator
Store room - 1.6m x 5.2m. The room has an exposed stone wall. Immersion heater.
Bedroom 2 - 3.3m x 5.5m. Currently being used as a library and office. The floor is carpeted. Radiator
A door leads to the master bedroom with en suite shower room.
Master Bedroom with en-suite: Approx. 6.2m x 4.9m (en suite 2.1m x 2.2m). Wood floor. Large built-in wardrobe and ceiling fan. The en suite has a WC and a large shower cubicle. The sink unit has a large vanity mirror above it with LED lights. Radiator
AnnexGuest wing - self-contained
This can be used for friends, family or as a holiday home. Currently let as a holiday home. Average summer income being achieved is approx. 6,000 euros.
Interconnecting door leading to the main house.
Lobby area leading to a well-equipped fitted kitchenette 2.6m x 2.7m. Tiled floor. Radiator.
Bedroom - 4m x 2.6m (en suite 2.5m x 1.6m) Carpeted floor. Ceiling fan. Radiator. The en suite has a shower, toilet and sink. Shelving and a hot water heater that serves the guest wing.
Upstairs lounge / Bedroom 5.7m x 4m with colombage walls and beamed ceiling. Radiator. Carpeted floor, wood-burner. A glazed door leads onto a pretty balcony with lovely views of the garden, swimming pool, countryside and mountains.
The guest wing is sold fully furnished and equipped.
In front of the house is a swimming pool (8m x 5m) with lawn areas around the pool, a variety of trees, including fruit trees, and plants creating shade for those hot afternoons. The pump and filter etc. for the pool are located in the wooden pool house. There is also a large garage and wood-store. Parking area for several cars including space to keep a motor home or caravan.
To the rear of the property is a large grassed area, trees and shrubs. A new, maintenance free, fosse septique (septic tank) installed 2015.
The garden, with it's lawns, wild plants, a wildlife pond, a coppice, vegetable plot has been done in such a way that the whole garden is easily maintained.
There is a barn attached to the house, with ample room for storing garden equipment and tools. On the first floor is another area for storage and a secure 'hobby' room.
DPE - ENERGY RESULTS C 90kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 - C 19 kgrms pa pm2
- Lourdes (Tarbes) (INTERNATIONAL), 20.9 miles
- Pyrénées (INTERNATIONAL), 38.3 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 55 miles
- Parme (INTERNATIONAL), 94.8 miles
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 99.2 miles
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