The price has been reduced from 550000 euros.
Elegant 18th Century 1750 Maison de Maitre near Mielan. 30 min south of Auch & 30 min north of Tarbes.
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Swimming pool, Park with oak trees and a fenced paddock.
This south facing property is situated on the edge of a small quiet pretty village with excellent street lighting and a church with a bell tower.
Originally the property was once the residence of a Notaire and this imposing Maison has many elegant features.( all the windows have fitted shutters and many have adjustable fly screens.)
Conveniently located 8 km from two market towns with supermarkets, about 20 min away is a golf course with a restaurant and an English speaking resident professional for lessons.
Nearby Mirande has restaurants supermarkets and a new Water Park( swimming pool etc).
To the west of Tarbes( 3/4hour away) is a new large very grand supermarket with restaurants and many shops and stores of all descriptions.
The roads are quiet and ideal for walking and cycling. Easy access to Pyrenees ski resorts of Val d’Azun and Bourg d’Oueil and to northern Spain ( 2 hours to San Sebestian) and an hour from
Auch has an excellent railway service to Toulouse and the French National Railway service(free car parking)
Airports at Toulouse, Tarbes/Lourdes (free car parking) and Pau.
Approached through the main entrance by large electric gates onto a graveled terraced /drive.
Large double entrance doors lead into a spacious Entrance Hall 7.5 x 3m with an excellent small hexagonal period red tiled floor. At the rear of the Hall is a Cloakroom with washbasin and WC and the Staircase.
Leading off the Hall are the elegant Drawing Room 5x5m and Morning Room 5x5m both have two windows and marble fireplaces and ornate ceiling roses.
From the Hall is the Dining Room, beamed ceiling, glazed door with shutters to rear of the house, two small windows and timber fireplace for woodburning stove.
5x4 with large arched window and external door to the Barn/Garage and rear entrance gates. Tiled floor, same as the Hall. Bookshelves.
7.5 x 4m family room has fitted cupboards (oak, coloured green) double sink, gas hob and built in oven. There is a dining area on the lower level with a window and a glazed door to the terrace and garden.
From the kitchen there is a large Utility Room with plumbing for appliances, large sink and storage shelving.
The De Dietrich Central Heating boiler and large new water storage tank is for the central heating and heated swimming pool. Also from the kitchen are a freezer room with a window and a larder room with a sink.
The staircase winds up to the landing 7x3m with a large window with a view of the Park and the Garden and swimming pool.
Leading off the landing are 4 bedrooms:
5x5m with two windows a marble fireplace, polished
floorboards in oak,en suite bathroom with bath shower washbasin and bidet. A separate WC (all need updating.)
5x5m with two windows a marble fireplace, polished floorboads in oak, ensuite shower room with washbasin and WC.
5x4m with two windows a fireplace, fitted carpet (could be removed to show polished oak floorboards) en suite shower room and WC.
4x3.5 m with a window overlooking paddock, ensuite bidet and washbasin. Large fitted walkin wardrobe with hanging rails, drawers and cupboard storage spaces. A mirrored door connects this bedroom to bedroom 1.
The oak Staircase continues to the 2nd floor to a dry well maintained fully boarded attic ideal for storage.
From the entrance gates there is a large gravelled driveway leading to the period Barn/Garage 10x6.5m with space for two cars, workspace and storage and the rear lockable gates.
Surrounding the house is a beautifull area of laws, parkland with mature oaks limes maples and box hedges. There is a pond, a potting shed and a small timber summer house,lawns and a 10x5m swimming pool with mosaic tiles liner,a tiled terrace and pretty chalet Poolhouse for changing and storage.You can see the high peaks of the Pyrenees from the house and garden.
The total amount of land is 10766 sq.m including the fenced Paddock of 4500 sq.m with lovely views; Ideal for horses.
The Paddock has planning permission for a new property if required.
Landline and telephone broadband – TV in 3 rooms + indoor area for French TV – 4 feet dish Satellite
Taxe foncière (property tax): 1699€/year – Taxe d’ habitation (council tax): 1260€/year
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