The property is entered through a portico which opens onto a protected gravelled courtyard. There is parking for several cars as well as a dedicated garage and a second portico leading through to the guest cottage and pool area.
The courtyard is bounded by parkland with centenary plane trees to the East and to the west by a wrought iron fence with a gate opening onto a paved alley leading up to the front door. There is a shady terrace and seating area to the right of the front door.
The front door opens onto a wide tiled entrance hall running the width of the house and distributes through 4 sets of double oak doors, to the main living areas on the ground floor.
The tiled floors extend throughout the ground floor.
Living room (29m) Marble fireplace, twin sets of windows. Built in oak cupboards.
Study/Ground floor bedroom (27m) Built in oak cupboards, twin aspect, marble fronted fireplace.
Breakfast room (28m) Rustic fireplace with wood fired stove.
Dining room (28m) Large open fireplace and oak panelling.
Kitchen with fitted units and Lacanche cooker range
Side entrance (25m) with staircase and colombage features.
Laundry with boiler, adjoining shower room and WC.
Pantry with walk in cold room.
Doors open out to the south side onto a shady terrace below a magnificent Lebanese cedar flanked by a large entertainment area with summer kitchen.
Main bedroom suite
Main bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room with sky lights. Velux. This area is carpeted.
Guest cottage with 3/4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The entrance hall leads through to an open plan living area with kitchen dining and lounge area. Wood burning stove.
The property is completely shielded from the surrounding environment by its outbuildings and woodland. To the south the property opens out with stunning views over its own grounds to the Pyrenees.
The guest cottage is set away from the main house behind handsome barns and enjoys its own privacy.
There is a wooded glade of Plane trees set to the side of the main building and the balance of the grounds are well established and relatively easy to maintain.
The property enjoys a village setting with a local restaurant and an elementary school.
Maubourguet 10 mins
Lembeye 15 mins
Pau 45 mins
Skiing 1h 30mins
Coast 1hr 45 mins.
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