€ 495,000*Property For Sale, Sauveterre de Bearn, Pyrenées Atlantique, Aquitaine.FCH749

An Exceptional 17C Townhouse with Stone Tower & Mountain Views


Medieval Hilltop Village; Immaculate Presentation; Independent Gite; Mountain Views


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

A rare and beautiful 17th Century stone townhouse, with independent gîte, immaculately presented, and situated in the medieval quarter of the historic hilltop town of Sauveterre de Béarn, known for its spectacular views across the river and Pyrenees mountain range.

This exceptional property is entered via a gated archway, dated 1623, into private south facing gardens. The main house is flanked by a beautiful stone tower, housing the main entrance doorway and an elliptical staircase accessing all floor levels. A large open plan reception room with feature fireplace and dining area leads through to the bespoke kitchen, with handmade oak units and patio doors leading to the dining terrace. A further reception room with fireplace completes the ground floor. The first floor provides three large bedrooms, the master bedroom with private south facing baclony, a luxurious bathroom suite and an en-suite shower room. The staircase leads onto the second floor which offers 100m2 of converted attic space, ready for the creation of more bedrooms, if desired.

Just a few steps from the main residence is a delux guest wing, operating as a luxury independent gîte with 5 star reviews. Created in the 100m2 stone barn, this self contained annexe offers an open plan kitchen, dining and living room, private terrace and laundry room on the ground floor and a spacious bedroom suite with private, en-suite bathroom on the first floor.

Outside the well maintained gardens are a place to sit back and soak up the historic surroundings of this truly amazing set of buildings. The area is a popular tourist destination with activities ranging from golf, white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, hang-gliding, riding and ballooning as well as surfing and skiing at the nearest beach and mountain resorts within an hours reach. There are several reputable restaurants and weekly markets in Sauveterre de Béarn and the neighbouring villages of Salies de Béarn, St. Palais and Navarrenx.

 


* Agency fees to be paid by the seller. (Consult our fees)


PROPERTY DETAILS

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
Habitable Space :   300 m² No of Rooms Total :   9
No. Reception Rooms :   3 No. of Bedrooms :   4
Bathrooms :   1 Shower Rooms :   2
W.Cs :   5 Utility Room :   Yes
Heating Method :   Gas Fired Central Heating
Hot Water Method :   Gas fired
SITUATION
Secteur :   Aquitaine Location :   Sauveterre de Bearn: 45 minutes to the Atlantic Coast
Orientation :   South View :   Distant Mountain Views
CONSTRUCTION
Year :   17th Century Type :   Stone
Roof :   Good Condition Condition :   Immaculate Restoration & Presentation
SERVICES
Tele / ADSL :   Yes / Yes Drainage :   Mains
Glazing :   Partial Double Glazing Eco Features :   
GROUNDS
Land Area :   616 m² Boundary :   Enclosed
Terrace :   Courtyard 13m2 Garden Well :   No
Garage :   No Car Port :   No
Swimming Pool :   Possible
Outbuildings :   Summer Kitchen and Storage Shed
GITE / OUTBUILDING DESCRIPTION



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Joanne Davey
French Character Homes
Tel: +33 (0)5 59 12 28 13 / +33 (0)6 77 70 21 98
Email : sales@frenchcharacterhomes.com
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