€326,000 Mountain village house Superbagneres
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- Pyrenees - Haute Garonne
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Lovely Maison de Maître dated 1835 situated in a charming village with an enclosed garden and courtyard, 4 bedrooms each with a private bath or shower room. Close to skiing, cycling, walking and other mountain activities
- 30 minutes drive to ski resort
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
Just 1h 25 mins south of Toulouse airport this large 4-bedroom house has a roof terrace with a view of the Pic du Var, a lovely garden and courtyard and is just 15 minutes from Montrejeau, 25 minutes de l’Esparge, 1 heure de Tarbes.
• 27-minute drive to Le Mourtis Ski Resort (19 km)
• 27-minute drive to Superbagneres Ski Resort (21 km) In the heart of a typical charming Pyrenean village this lovely Maison de maître has many original features dating back to the date of construction in 1835. The iron gates open into a large courtyard where you can access the main property and adjacent barn.
A door under the outside balcony opens into the ground floor hallway (7 m2) with tiled floor, radiator and a door into the larder/wine store and outdoor clothing storage area. To the right of the hallway you enter the large kitchen/dining room (30 m2). The dining area has a tiled floor and the kitchen has:
• Original stone slab flooring
• Beautifully maintained wall tiles
• Refrigerator and dishwasher
• Burglar alarm
• SMEG range (which can be purchased)
• Huge open working fireplace
• 2 windows (front and rear)
The door to the left leads into the spacious dining room (25 m2) with tiled floor, wall cupboard, window out to the courtyard and a door opening out to the large rear garden. The dining room has two doors, one leading into the ground floor bedroom and another into the separate WC with wash basin. Bedroom 1 (13 m2) has the same tiled flooring, a door into the shower room with Italian, walk-in, tiled shower and wash basin. You can access the courtyard directly via a door from the bedroom. To the side of the kitchen is the cellar (17 m2) with floor tiles, lots of storage space, radiator and a laundry area to the rear with a hot water tank and washing machine. A separate door leads out to the courtyard.
The original wooden staircase leads up to from the entrance hall to the first-floor landing (11 m2) with beautiful original black, grey and white tiles. Facing a double door with iron grill opens onto the balcony overlooking the courtyard. High original double doors lead into the living room (33 m2) to the left with:
• Marble fireplace
• 3 windows (one to the rear, front and side)
• Patio doors out on to the roof terrace with views of the surrounding mountains and the sound of the bubbling stream below
• Beautiful panelled walls and ceiling
• Wooden floor
• 3 radiators
A second set of large original doors open into the TV room (29 m2) with wooden floor, 2 large windows rear and front, 2 radiators and two doors (one to the bedroom and one to the bathroom). Facing the courtyard, bedroom 2 (13 m2) has a wooden floor, radiator and door into the adjacent bathroom (7.5 m2) with bath, WC, bidet and wash basin. The TV room, bedroom and bathroom could potentially be made into an apart/hotel room or apartment if desired.
Continue up the beautiful staircase to the second-floor landing (11 m2) with double doors out onto a second balcony overlooking the courtyard with iron balustrade and a view of the mountains. This floor has a further two bedrooms (21 m2 et 18.5m2): Bedroom 3 has a beautiful wooden floor, double windows with marble sills, a marble fireplace, high ceiling, 2 radiators and door into a spacious shower room (shower, WC and wash basin) with two windows (12.5 m2). The shower room is large enough to be divided to include a dressing room/area. Bedroom 4 has a wooden floor, double window overlooking the garden, marble fireplace, built in cupboard and a door into a large bathroom - 10 m2 - (bath, WC, bidet, wash basin, radiator and window).
The staircase goes up one more floor and opens into the large attic with
• Height sufficient to renovate and provide additional accommodation
• Solid floor
To the left of the house is the barn which is large enough to be renovated to provide additional gite, apartment or rooms (subject to planning permission) Currently the ground floor of the barn is a garage space and wood store with wall shelving, a concrete floor, pully system (palan electrique – 500 kilos). There is an anti-gel system that automatically works to maintain an indoor temperature of 8 degrees. The large first floor has a lovely lattice wooden façade. There is a smaller storage room to the rear and to the side an additional storage space over the bedroom in the main house. To the rear of the garage is a door into the boiler room (boiler and oil storage tank). Steps down lead into an atelier with tiled floor and a small fitted summer kitchen. A door leads out into the garden.
EXTERIOR To the front of the property is the lovely courtyard with additional parking space. At the side is the first-floor roof terrace above the cellar, a perfect place to sit and enjoy the mountain views. The rear of the property has a large, flat enclosed garden with trees, shrubs and flowers.
REGION The pretty village is just inside the Haute Pyrenees department, bordering the Haute Garonne and within easy reach of the following activities and amenities:
• Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow shoe walking and cross country skiing
• Walking and hiking trails at all levels
• Cycling (mountain biking and Tour de France climbs)
• Paragliding, rafting and fishing
• Adventure park
• Lakes and Mountains
• A renowned spa resort in Bagneres de Luchon with sulphurous hot springs, spa and swimming pool
• Leisure airport (gliding, leisure flights etc)
• Shops, cinema, restaurants and historical sites.
• Less than 30 minutes away from the pretty Spanish villages with tapas bars and restaurants. Less than a 20-minute drive and you are in Bagneres de Luchon, the “Queen of the Pyrenees” where you will be spoilt for choice in terms of places to eat, things to do and places to relax. The Val d'Aran in Spain with its lovely villages with tapas restaurants, bars and shops is only 30 minutes away so you have access to these super locations in both France and Spain. The local train station at Montrejeau and the A64 motorway are just 15 minutes from the house.
Pyrenees - Haute Garonne Ski Area
The department of Haute-Garonne borders onto Spain in the south and forms part of the French Midi-Pyrénées region and is surrounded by the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers, Tarn-et-Garonne, Tarn, Aude, Ariège and the Val d’Aran in Spain.
The Garonne river rises from across from the Spanish border, descending for some 500km down through the Pyrénées mountains, via Toulouse into the Atlantic ocean at Bordeaux, leaving in its wake, beautiful lakes, powerful rapid waters and challenging peaks to explore.
In the summer, the region offers an amazing choice of activities including rafting, potholing, paragliding , climbing, golf, fishing, horse-riding, gliding, adventure parks, fabulous hikes, mountain bike and of course many Tour de France climbs for cyclists and bikers. Visitors are always amazed at the choice of activities, tourist attractions and friendly welcome on offer here right in the centre of the Pyrenees.
The proximity to Spain is a lovely extra little touch with the opportunity to experience two different cultures and sample the local tapas, sangria and rioja wine.
Toulouse is the main, international airport for the region, with daily flights to the UK and other European and long-haul destinations and Tarbes/Lourdes airport offers access in under an hour.
Motorway access to the villages is easy with routes from Bordeaux, Paris, Lyon and Marseille and you can also cruise overnight via ferry to Santander and Bilbao in Spain.
There is a choice of excellent ski resorts in the area catering for all abilities, including; Luchon Superbagneres (the second ski resort to open in France after Chamonix) with its excellent après-ski facilities. Imagine relaxing after a day’s skiing in the thermal spa, having a massage before enjoying a lovely meal with friends or even an English film at the little cinema in the centre of town! In 1854 Luchon received the title of "Queen of the Pyrenees" and it is easy to see why with its beautiful boulevard and impressive villas, spa, casino and mansions.
The resort of Le Mourtis is really geared towards families, looking for the facilities and activities that ensure their children are happy and entertained. Situated just 10km from St Beat, an historical Pyrenean village famous for its marble an just 5 minutes to the border of Spain.
If you’re a more advanced skier or snow-border, you will enjoy the resort of Peyragudes with its Vallee Blanche and fabulous snow record. You can drive to the resort or take advantage of the free bus from the centre of Luchon.
Bourg d’Oeuil is a charming small village nestling at the bottom of the Oueil valley and is the starting point for a variety of hiking trails. In Winter the village is a favourite for those looking to alpine ski and participate in snowshoeing.
And whilst here, why not sample skiing in Baqueira/Beret in Spain – a favourite with the Spanish Royal family.
Leggett have highly experienced Sales Agents who both live and work in the region and can provide you with invaluable advice and guidance to help you purchase your perfect property here in the heart of the beautiful Pyrenees mountains.
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Superbagneres Ski Resort
Superbagneres resort is situated above Bagneres de Luchon, the “Queen of the Pyrenees” with an exceptional concentration of peaks over 3000m. The lift from the center of Luchon allows you to access the slopes of Superbagneres in just 8 minutes. Divided into 3 sectors, Superbagneres offers a wide variety of slopes and a spacious snow park.
Techous Sector is accessible from the gondola with gentle slopes and a KidiPark. This area is ideal for beginners and children and hosts the Glisses snowpark. Superbagners has introduced special access for beginners to this area allowing them to practice the rudiments of skiing.
Lake Sector offers blue and red runs for skiers in the heart of the forest. Super for beginners who are ready to progress from Techous and the baby slopes.
Céciré Sector is the highest part of the resort. It has long blue runs (including a 5km long piste) red and black runs, making this sector ideal for all skiers and, as a bonus, has unparalleled views of the Pyrenees.
In total, Superbagneres has 32 km of slopes including 4 green, 11 blue, 7 red and 6 black runs. There is a snow park, cross-country skiing area and places where you can toboggan. Every Wednesday the gondola stays open until 20.30 hours.
In addition to downhill skiing, visitors can experience other activities including paragliding and snow shoe walking. A new activity ”Airboard” has been introduced and is a popular choice with many visitors.
Luchon is a beautiful spa town and offers an abundance of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, cinema, disco, casino and the famous spa with its underground natural caves and pool.
Toulouse – 97 miles
Tarbes/Lourdes – 69 miles
Carcassonne – 147 miles
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