The house blends styles of architecture prevalent in the South of France, Gascon, Basque, Provençale and Landaise, to provide large open plan living/dining areas, and expansive terraces for outdoor entertaining. The house provides 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a pool, gym, river frontage, electronic gates, well established grounds and numerous other comforts.
Situated in an idyllic setting on the edge of a market town on the bank of a river, 40 mins from Pau and 25 mins from Tarbes
An interesting contemporary architect designed house, with excellent accommodation and set in lovely grounds with river frontage.
Electric gates open onto a tarmac driveway which leads up to a parking area to the rear of the outbuildings. Glass doors open onto a paved interior courtyard with a stone fountain.
The studded front door opens onto a lobby into a large open-plan living area incorporating the sitting room and dining area (106m²). A guest cloakroom leads off the entrance and a door accesses to the one side onto a utility room and to the other onto the kitchen which also has an entrance onto the courtyard.
The living area features a tiled floor, monumental oak beams, and an 18th century carved oak fireplace.
To the south, sliding panoramic doors open onto a wide covered terrace which leads onto the pool area. On the east side arched glazed doors open onto the same terrace which wraps around the south and east side of the house. The generous space lends itself to outdoor dining and entertaining. There is an integrated barbecue and a door leading through to the kitchen.
The kitchen (25m²) has quality fitted painted wood units and a free standing cooking range and quality appliances. A central island unit allows for informal dining.
On the south east corner of the building there is a bedroom (16m²) with glazed doors opening onto the terrace. There is a lovely outlook over the wooded parkland.
Across a hallway which leads to a second entrance a door opens onto a ground floor bedroom suite with shower room.
Stairs lead up from the living area to a generous mezzanine (53m²) which fronts the main bedroom suite. This is currently used as a second living room and office/library. The main bedroom (20m²) enjoys dual aspect and is flooded with natural light.
It opens onto a dressing room (12m²) with fitted cupboards on both sides. This in turn opens through to a shower room.
A passage leads through to a bedroom and a large bathroom (15m²).
To the far side of the entrance courtyard a door opens onto the turret with an independent apartment which consists of two ensuite bedrooms. Next to the apartment is a gym, and independent kitchen area.
There is a double garage off the courtyard. The grounds extend to 1ha with river frontage.
Below the house there is a utility space providing access to all of the wiring, plumbing and pool equipment. There are solar panels which generate hot water.
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