Bourgeoise residence with renovated Cottage.
Exclusively with Agence Hamilton, Lectoure a recently renovated three storey residence built in 1914 situated about 2kms from the market town of Fleurance. It sits in an acre of wooded park with a 9m x 4.5m swimming pool, surrounded by the beautiful Gers countryside. This type of maison bourgeoise' in such good condition is rare in the Gers. The entrance is on the first floor, up a sweep of stone steps with a 1914 mosiac at the top the year the house was built. The entrance hall with original parquet floor and high ceiling leads you to a bureau and WC on the right and to an en-suite bedroom and salon on the left, both with fireplaces, doors to the balcony with fabulous river views and again, the original parquet flooring. The balcony is an enormous bonus and perfect for sitting out in spring, summer and autumn, and has even been used for drinks on Christmas Eve! A wooden staircase leads down to the kitchen level with stone/mosiac floors and the original glass and wooden doors. Here you have a large functional kitchen, a dining room and a room to renovate. All these rooms give on to the covered terrace. If opened up, you could have a kitchen/dining room of 43m². There is also a large cupboard, a laundry room and a WC on this floor. Upstairs you find three en-suite bedrooms all in lovely condition with original parquet floors and high ceilings. Two of the bedrooms have two large windows and a fireplace. The third has been built in to the tower of the house and is smaller and cosy. All the bathrooms are new, put in in 2013. The cottage was a ruin until 2012, unused for nearly 40 years. It has been made into a delightful three bedroom home with the charm and authenticity of an old fermette with modern levels of comfort new electrics, underfloor heating, double glazed windows and doors, new roof and insulation etc. You enter into the kitchen/family room of 34m² with large windows and a glass door to bring in the light. The cottage is south facing so catches the sun in the winter as well as the summer. There is a salon/TV room of 19m² with a large built in cupboard. To the right of the kitchen there are two bedrooms (15m² and 12m²) with a lovely bathroom. On the other side of the house is the parental suite a large bedroom of over 17m² with doors to the garden, large cupboards and a private bathroom with shower. Under the same roof, you find another bedroom and shower room with its own separate entrance. This could be used for friends and family, or as office space, or could be brought into the habitable space of the house by knocking through. The laundry room, atelier, boiler room and attic finish the cottage space. It is all under one roof so compact and tidy, but there really is space here to play with. The 9m x 4,5m swimming pool had a new liner in 2013 and is fully-fenced. The flat garden or park' is beautiful full of mature trees and bushes with space for a vegetable garden and room for everyone to find their own spot. The drive up to the house through the trees is really magical. This property works as a gîte/B B, as a space for two families or an extended family to live together, as a holiday home there are lots of possibilities. For further information please do not hesitate to contact Agence Hamilton at Lectoure on 05 62 29 59 57.