XVIII Century Character Property near Pau (64000).
Exquisite XVIII Character Property For Sale near Pau in The South West of France. An authentic farmhouse with four wings, built around a cosy courtyard and surrounded by organic Jurancon vines. The property also benefits from stunning views over The Pyrenees mountains to the south. The living surface totals 640m2, with 330m2 currently used as the main residence and 310m2 of gite (rental property). There is the possibility to easily create a second gite for someone looking for rental income. This authentic French home has been renovated to a high standard in 2013, with a combination of original features, such as stone, beams and original massive doors. The main family home features 5 bedrooms, a large living & dining area with an open fireplace and access to the south facing terrace overlooking the vineyards and Pyrenees. There is a large kitchen with additional dining area, a reception room, office, second kitchen, utility room, wine cellar and a downstairs shower room for easy access from the garden. The first floor offers a spacious landing / TV area and five (2 en-suite) spacious bedrooms. The second home (or gite) is equally well appointed with a huge kitchen area with original bread oven and exposed beams, leading onto a first living area. There is a second lounge with open fireplace, and upstairs is home to 4 spacious en suite bedrooms. The landscaped garden of 6100m2 is surrounded by vines and has an extremely sunny exposition, not to mention the exceptional views over the surrounding hills and Pyrenees mountains in the distance. The is also a barn of 150m2 footprint, which can be converted should you need additional space as an outhouse. To finish there is a beautiful 10m x 5m swimming pool with salt treatment. This property is ideal to use as a gite business, bed and breakfast (chambres d'hotes), or large family home, as the separate wings all communicate. A great location just 25 mins from Pau, between the ski slopes of the Pyrenees mountains and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean on The Basque Coast or Landes. NB There is an international school in Pau for those with children. An ideal property for a lifestyle change with rental income or large holiday home in Pyrenees Atlantiques in The South West of France.