Situated alongside the beautiful Gave river which flows down from the Pyrenean mountains and with views of the fortified castle of Lourdes is this superb, surprising and spacious villa offering 225m² of living space. At one point two dwellings, this large 10 room house can easily be exploited as a chambre d'hôtes or independent gîte only a 5 minute walk from the Sanctuary of Lourdes. Including 6 bedrooms, two living & dining areas, two kitchens, terraces with barbecue and a leafy 440m² garden for outside dining. This well-cared for property is definitely one for your shortlist!
The unusual oak round-topped front door welcomes you to the main entrance and the 11m² hallway which serves to the right the bright oak-floored 31m² living & dining room with fire place and generous bay windows. This opens to the 14m² fitted kitchen which in turn accesses the bucolic garden via a small patio terrace.
To the left of the entrance hall are three bedrooms of 13, 12 & 12m² and a 7m² bathroom. The second bedroom boasts a superb balcony which opens out onto the trout-filled stream which passes the southern wall of the house. The property owns half of this stream and fishing rights it being therefore possible to fish for fresh-water trout from the comfort of your bedroom!
The third bedroom accesses the other half of the property and an excellent 25m² master suite with bathroom, fireplace and patio doors opening to a private terrace with barbecue. Stairs leads down to another 20m² en-suite bedroom.
At the end of the entrance hall is a colourful toilet. Next to this an oak staircase lead down to the second cosy 40m² living/dining room complete with kitchen and fireplace and brand new tile flooring.
A 27m² laundry and storage room will house your skis with another 10m² bedroom for your guests.
Independent access allows several sections of the house to be used privately as chambre d'hôtes or fully functional two or three bedroom gîte making this a superb affair with the Sanctuary of Lourdes only a five minute walk alongside the river and the Pyrenees National Park on your doorstep.
The garden will allow relaxation for you and your guests with a barbecue terrace and palm trees providing shade.
Construction is traditional. The roof covered in tile and in excellent condition. Heating and hot water are produced using a gas boiler using the town mains. Drinking water and sewage are also connected to the town mains. All windows are wooden-framed and either double or triple-glazed.
Just a short walk from the town of Lourdes and all commerce and services. Tgv station 5 minute drive. Tarbes airport 15 mins away is served by Air France and Ryanair. A64 motorway 15 mins away connects Toulouse in 1h30, Biarritz and the beautiful Basque coast in 1h40, San Sebastián in 2h15 and Bordeaux in 2h30. Several ski resorts only 45 mins away.
225 m² of habitable surface (2422 sqFt)
440 m² of land (4736 sqFt)