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FCH941

FCH941

€ 424 000 (FAI)**

Gorgeous French Country Cottage on 6.5HA of Parkland, Prairie and Small Private Vineyard

For sale for the first time since its construction in the 1800's, this gorgeous country cottage has been lovingly passed down generations until today. Sitting on approximately 6.5 HA of woodland, park and prairie, it doesn't take much to understand why it casts a spell.

 

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FCH941

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Is it the Centennial Oak trees and trailing wisteria, the gentle stone and half timbered walls or the way the evening sunlight sweeps through the rooms bathing all in a golden glow that makes this home such a magical place to enjoy ?

At 237m² of living space, this pretty cottage is packed with character details and charm. A sitting room with large fireplace, library / snug, dining room and large conservatory provide ample comfortable space to spread out and relax. A fitted kitchen, shower room / WC and downstairs bedroom complete the ensemble on the ground floor. Above, one finds a second large bedroom, a bathroom / WC and a generous study measuring 22m², that could easily be used as a third double bedroom.

Across the little courtyard, a stone and timber barn has been converted into a private loft bedroom with bathroom and independent sitting room.

To fully enjoy the good life, a working bread oven, private grape vines and heated swimming pool offer additional attractions.

The property is situated in the centre of its 6.5 HA and has absolutely no viz a viz. Its immediate privacy however does not imply seclusion. The nearest town of Villeneuve de Marsan is just 1 km from the cottage and easily accessible by bike. The prefecture town of Mont de Marsan can be reached in around 25 minutes and offers regular daily trains to Bordeaux.

There is plenty on offer in this beautiful region of France, from skiing to surfing, fine dining, wine tasting and regular fresh markets, cycling, walking and taking in the rich culture of the region.

Coast - 1hr20 / Mountains - 1hr50

Sports - Golf Courses at Mont de Marsan 17mins, Eauze 40mins, Pau 60mins; Race Courses at Mont de Marsan 27mins, Pau 55mins, Dax 57mins; Ski Pistes - Gourette and Cauterets both approx 1hr50; Surfing Hossegor, Vielle Saint Girons, Soustons - all approx 1hr20; Formula One Racing Nogaro 30mins;

Music Festivals - Week long music festival at Luxey 40mins; Art et Flamenco Mont de Marsan 25mins; Jazz à Marciac 60mins; A large number of local events and festivals throughout the summer

Thermal Spas - Eugenie-les-Bains 30mins, Barbotan 30mins, Dax 60mins

Fine Dining - Villa Mirasol, Mont de Marsan 25mins; Les Prés d'Eugenie (Michel Guerard) 30mins, La Bastide de Barbotan (Michel Guerard) 30mins

Vineyards -  Château   de Ravignan 6mins, Château de Lacquy 10mins,  Château de Maniban 15mins

Travel - Airports Pau 55mins, Bordeaux 1hr25, Tarbes 1hr15; Rail - Mont de Marsan 24mins; Motorway (A65) 15mins

 



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Property Details

FCH941

 

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
Habitable Space :   237.44 m² No of Rooms Total :   8
No. Reception Rooms :   4 No. of Bedrooms :   4
Bathrooms :   2 Shower Rooms :   1
W.Cs :   3 Utility Room :   Yes, in barn
Heating Method :   Oil Fired Central Heating
Hot Water Method :   Oil Powered
SITUATION
Location :   Villeneuve de Marsan
View :   Private Grounds and Parkland
Secteur :   Aquitaine Orientation :   South
CONSTRUCTION
Year :   1800s Type :   Colombages; Timber Frame
Roof :   Tiled - May need some revisions      
SERVICES
Tele / ADSL :    Drainage :   Septic Tank
Glazing :   Single Eco Features :   
GROUNDS
Land Area :   65000 m² Boundary :   Partially enclosed
Tax Fonciere :   € 1000.00/yr Garden Well :   Yes together with natural pond and two streams
Garage :   Double Garage 40m² Car Port :   No
Terrace :   Terrace and Large Conservatory
Swimming Pool :   11.5 x 5, Heated
Outbuildings :   Stone Barn; Wooden Barn; Bread Oven; Pigsty
GITE / OUTBUILDING DESCRIPTION
Measuring 77m² the barn has been converted to provide a sitting room, bathroom and substantial Loft style bedroom.

 

 


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