This large, fully restored property nestling in a quiet village in a Pyreneean valley in south west France is for sale privately for 567,500 euros. Possibility of use as a Chambres d'Hôte with existing clientele.
Located midway between Biarritz and Pau, this spacious 16th century Béarnais farmhouse - with swimming pool - has been fully restored to the highest standards. If you detest DIY this is for you! It is suitable either as a family home or for use as a Chambres d'Hôte (or both).Click here for large photo of this excellent house.
It is situated in a peaceful village 10 kilometres from Sauveterre in the valley of the Gave de Saison (two minutes walk to the river). This river joins the Gave d'Oloron, France's top salmon river, and is also fished for trout and excellent sea trout. It is just half an hour from the Pyrenees. A new road has recently been built by-passing the village, ensuring tranquility. The river is also popular for kayaking.
The house gives on to a heated swimming pool, 15m x 8m surrounded by a beautiful well-established garden of 2,700 m² (about two thirds of an acre) . On one side of the pool is a separate apartment of 100 m².
Accommodation comprises: Ground floor
A fully equipped modern fitted kitchen (decorated with original artwork)
A huge sitting and dining area with Béarnais fireplace seen left)
Family suite, with master bedroom and en suite bathroom, shower and second bedroom.
One good size double bedroom with en suite bathrooms
One good size double bedroom with boudoir and bathroom
Copious cupboard space
Large basement area with wine cellar, utility area and storage space
Fully insulated attic which could be used for extra rooms.
Remote controlled electric gates
Large bed-sitting room
Shower with WC
Small cooking area
Local taxes (d'Habitation and Foncière) 1551 euros
Water 216 euros
Electricity 1003 euros
Oil 4000 - 4500 euros
If you want to arrange early viewing before this house gets snapped up, ring us on (+33) 559389900 or fax us on (+33) 559389911