A recently restored elegant home set in established wooded parkland with a pool and comfortable independent guest apartment. The property has enjoyed a harmonious and thorough renovation and can easily be run as a fine chambre d'hote with attached gite.
Stone stairs lead to the front door which opens onto a bright hallway with light grey Pyrenees marble floors. These run through the front reception rooms. A fine elliptical staircase with beaded detailing, wrought iron spindles and oak treads forms an impressive focal point and the plaster ceiling features plaster mouldings.
Double doors open to the left from the hallway onto the dining room (5.3 x 5m) with open fireplace and two south facing windows. Double doors open to the right onto the sitting room (5.3 x 5m)with marble fireplace. Two sets of windows open to the south and tall French doors open out to a breakfast terrace to the East.
To the rear of the sitting room there is a library (5 x 2.7m) with large fitted cupboards and bookcases running the full length. The floor is covered with sisal matting and a french door opens onto the terrace.
To the rear of the entrance hall is a boot room with access to a boiler room/laundry and to the kitchen.
The galley kitchen features quality work units with blue and white enamelled facades and reconstituted stone work-tops. There is recessed lighting and a professional stainless steel stove with matching extractor. A door opens through to the dining room and there is a glazed door to the rear garden.
The staircase opens onto a landing on the first floor with fine wooden floors. To the east the bedroom features a floor of unusual quality laid in herringbone pattern with a variety of noble woods and a central marquetry medallion. There are twin windows on both the south and east facades. There is a simple white marble fireplace.
To the rear is a small bedroom, dressing room and shower room. To the rear of the stairwell is passage which opens onto a bathroom and guest bedroom.
To the west of the stairwell is a large bedroom suite with original wide strip chestnut floors which opens onto a shower room.
On the 2nd floor there are two bedroom suites each with large en suite bathrooms. The floors are covered in sisal matting. On a half landing there is an office opening onto a roof terrace to the rear.
Gates open onto the property from a small country lane and a tarred driveway sweeps around the house to the gite at the rear. A separate entrance gives access to the main garage in the annex. The annex houses a workshop and storeroom in addition to garaging for three vehicles.
The pool is situated across the grounds near to the boundry of the property and is bordered by a copse of mature trees.
The tastfully designed gite offers a spacious and comfortable unit offering contemporary open-plan living. On the ground floor doors open onto a bright kitchen / dining area(48m²)with grey tiled floors, exposed beams and granite worktops. From here there is access to a ground floor shower room with wet room and laundry.
A staircase opens onto a large living area (48m²) featuring exposed stone walls and beams. There is a woodburning stove and wide strip wood floors. Glazed doors open out onto a large covered terrace which effectively extends the living area outdoors.
Glazed doors open through to the sleeping quarters which house three bedrooms and a bathroom. A mix of plaster and exposed stone bring both ample light and character to the whole apartment.
The property sits in private wooded grounds on the edge of a village and benefits from sweeping views over the rolling countryside with the Pyrenees as a backdrop. Pau airport is roughly 40 minutes drive and Toulouse roughly 1hr 20 mins. Ski resorts within 40 mins
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