This charming property is on the edge of a peaceful farming village and comprises two separate dwellings; the main 3- bedroomed farmhouse and a smaller 2-bedroomed independent farmhouse known as the Cottage. Double gates lead into a pretty, gravelled courtyard which is bordered by both properties and an old barn.
From the first floor of the house and gardens there are open country views to the East and to the mountains of the Pyrenees to the South. The property has been well-maintained by the present owners who have owned the house for 23 years. The Cottage, an older farmhouse, has been completely renovated by the owners and sits at the Eastern edge of the courtyard. Both houses have traditional well-maintained roof tiling. Set in grounds of 1 hectare there is also a heated swimming pool with pool house. The large old barn, forming part of the courtyard, needs renovation.
The property has generous grounds with two orchards and a heated swimming pool all of which are maintained by the owners who are in residence in the main farmhouse from time to time.
About The Area
Our village holds an annual fete. Our French neighbours are friendly and welcoming. The village is 1.5; hours by road from Toulouse Airport and 40 minutes from Tarbes Airport near Lourdes. The Pyrenees, where one can ski in winter and walk in summer, are about an hour away. The Spanish border is approximately 60 miles (97 kms) away. Escaladieu Abbey founded 1142, a Cistercian Monastery, 30 minutes away, holds concerts and exhibitions. Mauvezin Castle towers above with wonderful views of the Pyrenees.
Trie-sur-Baise, a typical Bastide founded in 1323, is 2.4 kms away. It was an old pig market town known for its annual pig squealing contest and enormous lunch! The myth surrounding the Church, built around 1355, was that snow fell on the town in 1355, except for one spot in the shape of a cross where they built the first chapel, dedicated to Our Lady of the Snow. The Carmes Monastery holds music festivals and other exhibitions.
Trie is a busy little town surrounded, as our village is, by farms. The town has a flourishing market every Tuesday morning, shops, a post office, doctors, vets, a couple of small bistro-type eateries, a pizzeria, a supermarket, a building merchant, hardware store, laundry, hairdressers, post office and tennis courts. The local rugby club is very active.
About The Agent
French Properties Direct markets property which is for sale by the owner privately. There is no estate agency fee to pay us if you buy this property following an introduction by us.
Price € 590,000
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