A comprehensive and sympathetic conversion/renovation of a magnificent early 19th century stable block and associated buildings. Originally built in 1812 to service a nearby and very impressive neoclassical chateau and found close to the center of a wonderfully charming and historic medieval town.
The ’Ecurie’ has undergone a floor up restoration having used only the highest quality materials the results of which are quite stunning. This family home is spread over 2 floors with the ground floor consisting of a luminous and welcoming entrance hall, a spacious and well equipped kitchen/living room with direct access onto the terrace, a beautifully presented spa, 2 very useful utility rooms and a most stately reception hall with its awe inspiring 7metre length oak beams and stone fireplace. An under floor heating system has been installed throughout the ground floor with cast iron radiators on the first floor. The upstairs offers 4 comfortably sized bedrooms, 3 with en suite shower rooms along with an office and sitting area, all again finished to the highest possible standard.
On leaving the house and entering the almost completely enclosed stable yard you are immediately struck by its quiet allure and considerable proportions. There is the garden, formal yet informal with its rose beds and boarders awash with vibrant colour, a wisteria draped terraced area adjoining the house, an ideal spot to be supping an evening beverage, a very original and classically styled swimming pool with the orangery beyond. Other buildings include 2 delightful and superbly renovated ‘maisonettes’ providing additional accommodation for friends or revenue generating paying guests, and finally an extremely useful barn presently used as a workshop and storage area.
There is also an orchard with a variety of different fruit trees just outside of the stable yard and a covered area for parking cars.
The property is conveniently situated close to the center of a historical market town in the heart of the Chalosse region of ’Les Landes’. This busy town with its rich culture and history, Saturday market, restaurant, bars and cafés, provides plenty of attractions for holidaymakers whilst still maintaining a profound feeling of French authenticity. A little over an hour to both the unspoilt Atlantic coast and Pyrenees Mountains with the international airports of both Bordeaux and Biarritz reached in under 2 hours.