Gentilhommière in an Idyllic Country Setting
Advert Reference: IP1114
For Sale By AgentAgency Name: Purslows Gascony View Agent's Microsite Find more properties from this Agent
|€1,350,000 is approximately:|
- Type: Residential (Country Estate, Country House, Maison de Maître, Mansion / Belle Demeure, Manoir / French Manor House, House), Detached
- Bedrooms: 7
- Bath/ Shower Rooms: 5
- Land Size: 3.5 ha
- A sophisticated family house of great charm and beauty offering privacy and splendid vistas towards the Pyrenees. Set in delightfully shaded grounds with a separate pool garden and the reflecting waters of a spring-fed lake.
- Character / Period Features
- Countryside View
- Fireplace / Stove
- Gîte Potential
- Gîtes and Annexes
- Mountain View
- Stables and Equestrian Facilities
- Swimming Pool
The main building dates from the 17C when it was at the heart of a growing estate with a handsome pigeonnier tower added later. A charming though discreet facade reveals large and light interiors, including a dramatic 90sqm reception hall with grand fireplace and master suite in excess of 180sqm. The accommodation is beautifully presented throughout in romantic country style. Family kitchen with double Aga and french windows to a stone-paved terrace ideal for outdoor dining and entertainment.
There are gorgeous views over rolling countryside and the gardens are home to squirrels and nightingales. A line of centenarian oaks leads through pasture land to the lake. Stone-built outbuildings include the pigeonnier tower, stables and a well-appointed guardian's or guest lodging of 120 sqm. 3.5 hectares of land in all and much of the neighbouring land is protected by non-building covenants.
Reception hall, 90sqm, an immense central room with painted beamed ceiling and pattern-laid terracotta floor.
Sitting room, 54sqm, stone fireplace and plaster frieze, doors to kitchen, four pairs of french windows.
Kitchen/breakfast, 33sqm, with period timber fireplace, painted timber units with black granite worktops, porcelain sink, four french windows to terrace, period terra cotta floor.
Back kitchen, 20sqm, with Paul Bocuse gas cooker, red painted cement floor.
Drawing room, 35sqm, with painted beams, timber fireplace, wall of fitted library shelves.
An additional entrance and hallway gives access to rooms on the east wing.
Office, 35sqm, with painted beams.
Bathroom, with bath, double vanity basins, WC, period terracotta floor.
Wine store, 15sqm, with original terracotta floor.
Laundry room, with connections for appliances, oil-fired De Dietrich boiler.
Bedroom 2, 30sqm, with ensuite bath, basin & WC.
Bedroom 3, 25sqm, with ensuite bath, basin, separate WC.
Bedroom 4, 18sqm, with marble fireplace.
Bedroom 5, 18sqm, with fireplace & built-in cupboard.
Family bathroom, with bath, basin a separate WC.
Bedroom 6 or linen room, 14sqm, with tiled floor.
Anteroom 90sqm, the full depth of the building.
Bedroom, 55sqm, with rising roofline and decorative fireplace.
Bathroom, 33sqm, with central bath, pedestal basins, Italian shower, glass fronted linen cupboard.
Separate WC & basin. Dressing room, 12sqm, with fitted clothes hanging.
Most of the principal and first floor rooms have sea grass flooring.
|€1,350,000 is approximately:|
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