Gers Chartreuses

Chartreuse Houses are really typical properties from the Gascony French area. Chartreuses are large stone houses with a gently sloping tiled roof.


These Gascony houses are often mistaken with Chateaux (castles). The Gers Chartreuse property generally comes with a large piece of land planted with many trees. In many ways, it is a luxury house. The large communal areas boast exposed wood beams and are very luminous. In the dining room, a large stone and wood chimney can be found. This room can welcome dozens of people since it is of large dimensions.
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The floors in Chartreuse houses are made of wood or paved. Pieces of wood are used everywhere and thus Gers Chartreuse houses often have mezzanines. Chartreuse properties are normally single-storey lengthwise houses, recalling the famous Longere houses that can be seen in Brittany, Aquitaine and Normandy but also in Midi Pyrenees. Chartreuse properties generally have a pigeonnier outbuilding. As often, the attic can be used to store goods or can be converted into a bedroom for instance.
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These Gascony properties are generally really quiet places. Gers properties are often former farms and many people buying that type of Midi-Pyrenees houses have a modest private garden next to the house. Chartreuses properties often have a name, as Villas do. The word Chartreuse also generally refers to a countryside house in Midi-Pyrenees, with a view over the mountains.








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