A Beautiful Riverside Property in a Historic Basque Country Town
Advert Reference: FCH936
For Sale By AgentAgency Name: French Character Homes View Agent's Microsite Find more properties from this Agent
|€585,000 is approximately:|
- Type: Residential (Country House, Mansion / Belle Demeure, Manoir / Manor House, Maison Basque, House), Maison Ancienne, Maison Bourgeoise, Detached
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bath/ Shower Rooms: 4
- Habitable Size: 450 m²
- Land Size: 5,745 m²
- Year Built: 1951
- View: Overlooking river, town and Chateau
- Orientation: South facing
- Property Condition: Fair
- Roof: Terracotta tiles
- Terrace: Yes 20m2
- Garage: Double
- Well: Yes
- Central Heating
- Character / Period Features
- En-Suite Bathroom / Shower room
- Off-Street Parking
- Rental / Gîte Potential
A unique house designed by the Soupre brothers in the 1950's. This wonderful riverside property is within walking distance of the lovely town of Mauleon with its historic castle in the "haute ville" and the many amenities this small town has to offer. This spacious secluded property of 350m2 is situated in beautiful gardens of over 5000m2 planted with many mature trees and plants with an Azaelea shrubbery and perfumed by the many wisterias clothing the terraces. Situated above the river with steps leading down to a private beach a perfect way to while away the hot summer days.
The graceful lines and curves of the property are apparent on entering the hall leading into the spacious music room with a cathedral ceiling and open fireplace with doors into the kitchen, sitting room and dining room. Facing south all the downstairs reception rooms have french windows leading into the garden. Hallway to the library and four downstairs bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms.
A beautiful Comblanchin stone staircase leads to the first floor with a spacious mezzanine and two light south facing bedrooms and a bathroom. Doors lead to the artists studio and workshops of 100m2 with rooms used for photography and various activities.
The large basement includes a wine cellar, the boiler room (oil fired central heating throughout), a second utility room and masses of storage space. There is also a well located here with a pump for use in the garden. Outside there is a large detached garage of 50m2 and the property is secured by an automatic gate entry system.
Mauleon is the capital town of this province of the Basque Country, La Soule. It's majestic XVth century castle is perched above the Haute Ville and looks out over the town towards the moutains and sea. This historic town has two weekly markets one in the Haute Ville and the lively Saturday market in the main square. There are many cultural events throughout the year, both musical and artistic and crowned by the Fetes d'Espadrilles celebrating the birthplace of this famous footwear and its dedicated museum due to open this year.
Ideally situated between the mountains and the sea, Biarritz and the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast are an hours drive away and just 45 minutes to the ski slopes at La Pierre St Martin. Easy road access and 1hour from the airports of Pau and Biarritz.
|€585,000 is approximately:|
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