€128,000 Mountain village house Le Mourtis

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Lesley Callaghan
Spacious 4-bedroom village house with two outbuildings and a beautiful large south facing garden. Close to skiing, cycling, walking and the Val d ’Aran in Spain
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Ski Area
Pyrenees - Haute Garonne  
Ski Resort
Le Mourtis  
Price / Ref
€128,000 / 88993CMC31  
agency fees included: 8 % TTC to be paid by the buyer (€119,000 without fees)
Beds / Bath
4 /   1  
Land M2 /
3084 /  

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Property Description

Situated in a calm quarter amid the mountains, close to the border of Spain this lovely family home has beautiful views and two outbuildings with the potential to renovate to provide additional accommodation or a gite/annexe. The land is flat, south facing and private.

Ski Information

• 16-minute drive to Le Mourtis Ski Resort (11 km)

• 22-minute drive to Superbagneres Ski Resort (20 km)

• 45-minute drive to Peyragudes Ski Resort (35 km

• 50-minute drive to Baqueira/Beret in Spain (48 km)

The property is at the end of a lane surrounded by mountains, forest, beautiful walks and views. You enter the driveway via the double gates where there is parking and access to the garage. A separated gated entrance at the opposite end of the house leads onto the side terrace, a perfect place for outdoor eating, giving a little shade on the hot summer days. At the side of the terrace is the vestibule entrance with a new roof, tiled floor and double-glazed doors.

GROUND FLOOR From the vestibule a door opens into the insulated conservatory with:

• Tiled floor

• 2 double large sliding windows with double glazing looking directly out onto the rear land and mountains

• Wooden ceiling

• Ceiling light and fan

• Radiator

This is a great place to read, eat and relax. A door leads into the large living room with dining area, radiators, chimney with ‘insert’ fire and doors into the: • Hallway down to the bedroom and shower room

• Kitchen

• Conservatory

• Staircase to the first floor

The kitchen has fitted units and half tiled walls, a radiator and a pantry to the rear. It may be possible to combine the kitchen and spacious living room to form a very large open plan living space. Down from the dining area a small corridor leads into:

• bedroom 4 with double glazed patio doors opening onto the small balcony overlooking the garden. The balcony might be able to be extended to a larger decked terrace (subject to planning permission).

• the spacious shower room with large walk in shower, wash basin, radiator and a window

• a separate WC with window The staircase leads up from the lounge area.

FIRST FLOOR There are three bedrooms on this floor, each with beautiful wooden floors, radiators and wooden shutters. The small hallway between Bedrooms 1 and 2 gives access to a WC with wash basin and a storage room. These could potentially be made into one room and a shower added.

BASEMENT Under the house is a large amount of storage space and a 2nd garage below the bedroom with the balcony. There is a cellar below the conservatory with 3 areas.

EXTERIOR Steps lead down from the terrace at the side of the house to the driveway leading to the garden, the vegetable patch and the beautiful south facing lawned garden. This is a large space with an old abri (ideal for relaxing, having picnics and lunch and storing small items of equipment). On sunny days the garden will have sunshine for most of the day and has views of the surrounding mountains.

OUTBUILDING 1 The first outbuilding is lower than the second, with the lovely lattice frontage on the first floor (common to the region). The first floor is not very high and is currently accessed at the side of the building via a ladder

OUTBUILDING 2 The second outbuilding is taller and would make a lovely gite if converted. This building hosts the garage. The house has oil-central heating and has had some renovation over the last 15 years.

REGION This area of the Pyrenees really does have something for everyone. The village has the following shops and services:

• Bakers

• Little café/bar

• Doctors

• Physiotherapist

• Supermarket

• Hairdressers

• Post Office

• ATM

• Gift shop

• Taxi/Ambulance and only 5 – 10 minutes from the Val d ’Aran in Spain with a massive choice of restaurants and bars, large supermarkets etc.

In the immediate vicinity, you have the following activities and amenities available to you:

• Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

• Walking and hiking trails at all levels

• Mountains, lakes and village outdoor swimming pool (in Summer)

• Cycling (cross country and Tour de France mountain passes)

• Paragliding, rafting, canoeing, hunting, horse-riding and fishing

• Spas (Luchon, Balnea and Lès in Spain)

• Shops, restaurants and historical sites

The nearest large supermarket, Intermarche is 5km from the house but the little village has a small supermarket and bakers.

In summary this lovely house is completely habitable but with a little work could become a beautiful family or holiday home. It has central heating, beautiful wooden floors, 4 bedrooms, a garage, 2 outbuildings and is a fantastic location close to Spain and all the activities this beautiful region has to offer.

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.

 

Contact us now and take advantage of our award winning buying service and start the search for your dream property today!

Le Mourtis Ski Resort

Situated above Saint Beat, at the start of the Val d’Aran and only 1h 30 minutes from Toulouse, Le Mourtis is a family friendly ski resort. Located in the heart of a magnificent forest that is home to brown bears, deer and other small animals.

 

Le Mourtis has 23 km of pistes including 8 green, 5 blue, 5 red and 2 black runs ranging between 1380 m and 1816 m altitude. There are 13 lifts including 2 chair lifts and 2 rope tows, 2 ski schools (ESF and ESI) and a new snow park..

 

As a family friendly ski resort, children are well catered for at Le Mourtis. The nursery welcomes little ones and has a playroom, video and dormitory. Older children have their own club play space including 2 toboggan runs, 2 snow gardens, 4 lifts and the possibility of ski lessons.

 

In addition to downhill skiing, Le Mourtis also has 15 km of marked trails in the woods for cross-country skiing and 45 km of forest trails for snow shoeing . Mountain guides are available to take you on these trails if you wish. The resort also offers dog sleighing on a 5 km circuit.

 

At the foot of the slopes there are shops, restaurants, cafes, fitness area with a heated pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.

 

Airports:

Toulouse – 74 miles

Tarbes/Lourdes – 62 miles

Carcassonne – 124 miles


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