€ 450,000Property For Sale, Oloron Ste. Marie, Pyrenées Atlantique, Aquitaine.FCH483

An Imposing Village Manor House


6 Beds; Vibrant and Well Supported Village; Ski Slopes 20 mins Drive


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

This Imposing Manor house beautifully epitomizes local architecture with its natural slate roof and its carved stonework surrounding the entrance door and windows.  It is situated on the edge of its vibrant village at the entrance to the Vallée d’Aspe, an area rich in tradition and natural beauty. Inside the property offers spacious accommodation over three floors with three reception rooms, the kitchen and a sunroom on the ground floor.  The property has been divided into two areas, accessed by separate staircases, to allow the current owners to run a small Bed & Breakfast business whilst maintaining a private area, for themselves.  

This village is young and vibrant throughout the year; it has a very good primary school and all necessary daily amenities.  The village has a renowned and well-supported rugby team and is host to the National Junior Championships. The villagers also actively supports its ‘Fête de Berger’; a long weekend celebration of the sheep returning from the mountains after the long summer months.  The fête is well attended and includes sheep dog trials, local cheese, wine and craft stalls and festivities leading into the small hours. This ‘shepherds’ tradition’ is carried throughout the year with weekly village-run ‘shepherds meals’ of omelets, bacon and cheese and of course, the traditional weekly farmers’ market.  For someone searching proximity to the mountains with its out-door pursuits of cross country skiing, snow shoe walking, canoeing, bird watching, horse-riding etc., this property has the perfect location. The villagers also take advantage of the regular bus route up to the mountains so they can enjoy a few glasses of vin chaud at the end of a day’s skiing. Other local activities include an adventure park with suspended forest, and Grade A fishing in the local rivers.  

Located 45 minutes from the beautiful historic city of Pau ; 20 minutes from the ski slopes of the Pyrenees and the Spanish border and just over one hour from the Atlantic coast beaches.  Pau airport 50 minutes; Tarbes/Lourdes airport 1hour; Biarritz airport 90 mins and Toulouse airport 2 1/2 hours.


PROPERTY DETAILS

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
Habitable Space :   320 m² No of Rooms Total :   11
No. Reception Rooms :   3 No. of Bedrooms :   6
Bathrooms :   1 Shower Rooms :   2
W.Cs :   3 Utility Room :   Yes
Heating Method :   Aerothermic
Hot Water Method :   Electric
ACCOMMODATION DETAILS
Ground Floor
Entrance (8.5 m²)Cellar (4.88 m²)
Dining Room (25 m²)Kitchen (11 m²)
Conservatory (22 m²)Preparation Kitchen (14.4 m²)
Shower Room (6.32 m²)Salon (26 m²)
Kitchen (8 m²)Store Room (2.25 m²)
WC (2.1 m²)Dining Room (29 m²)
First Floor
Landing (12 m²)Bedroom 1 (14.82 m²)
Bedroom 2 (10.53 m²)Bedroom 3 (11.12 m²)
Corridor (2.67 m²)Family Bathroom (4.92 m²)
Galleried Landing (27.5 m²)WC (5.7 m²)
Landing (3.06 m²)Bedroom 4 (5.77 m²)
Shower Room (3.57 m²)Bedroom 5 (26.67 m²)
Bedroom 6 (22.1 m²)
SITUATION
Secteur :   Aquitaine Location :   40 mins South of Pau towards the Foothills of the Pyrenees
Orientation :   South View :   Village, Mountains & Gardens
CONSTRUCTION
Year :   17th Century Type :   Stone
Roof :   Re-Roofed in 2015 Condition :   Good Overall Condition
SERVICES
Tele / ADSL :   Yes / Yes Drainage :   Mains
Water Supply :   Mains Electricity :   Mains
GROUNDS
Land Area :   1046 m² Boundary :   Enclosed
Terrace :   Yes Garden Well :   Yes
Garage :   Yes Car Port :   No
Swimming Pool :   Spa
Outbuildings :   Garage (76m2) plus first floor
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