€418,000 Mountain village house Surba

Charlie Thomas
Superb, Spacious, family home, with high income earning Gite and holiday cottage.
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Ski Area
Pyrenees - Ariege  
Ski Resort
Price / Ref
€418,000 / P54895SRO09  
agency fees included: 5 % TTC to be paid by the buyer (€399,000 without fees)
Beds / Bath
10 /   3  
Land M2 / Hab M2
6285 /   410  

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Property Description

This South facing, ten bedroomed property, currently split as a family home and high income earning Gite sits in the heart of the Parc Naturel des Pyrenees Ariegieose on the edge of a small hamlet, surrounded by mountains, rolling hills, meadows and rivers. Its location is perfect, with easy access to both summer and winter sports with down hill skiing just 30 kms away.

In addition to the main building a fully furnished 'holiday cottage' is included in the sale price as is the high end, perfectly situated swimming pool. The new 'price increase' of this property now includes 5712m2 of land which is attached directly to the property. This land is able to have a certificate d'Urbanisme if desired, to create additional dwellings or maybe holiday chalets. Any interested buyers still have the opportunity to purchase the large house with Gite, holiday cottage and the 6000m2 of land on which it sits. The asking price for the option, without additional land, remains at €465000 euros. This is a rare opportunity to purchase both a family home and a well established business which generates high incomes.

The total surface area of the main house is 360m2. Currently used as both a family home and a Gite, each with totally separate entrances. The family home, has a large, well equipped kitchen and useful utility room, a huge, open plan, lounge and dinning area which opens up onto a wide south facing balcony, six double bedrooms, one family bathroom and an additional shower room.

The volume of the house is extremely impressive with full height ceilings a very spacious landing on the first floor and all rooms benefit from the high levels of light in this region. A wooden staircase gives character to the open plan living area and the very well appointed family bathroom is easily accessible. With two of the double bedrooms on the ground floor, this property would work perfectly for anyone with disabilities. The balcony wraps around the property so accessible from both the living area and kitchen, with ample room for outdoor eating and BBQ's.

The Gite benefits from four double bedrooms and again a large open plan living/dinning area and kitchen. A well equipped bathroom completes all that is needed for your guests to enjoy a lovely holiday. The south facing terrace looks onto the 50m2, fully secure, swimming pool surrounded by mountains and completely private. There is a additional 40m2 stone built building which is currently used as a yoga studio, full electricity is in situ.

The very pretty holiday cottage, (50m2) has one double bedroom, living/dinning area, kitchen and a fully equipped bathroom. This is situated to get the best of the mountain views and just a short walk to the swimming pool.

The beautiful, mature gardens surrounding the properties and the river at the bottom of the land, just complete the 'whole package'...

The property has benefited from being a well established business for 8 years. With year round bookings for both the Gite and the holiday cottage, which can be rented to separate holiday makers or perfect for families wanting to stay in the Gite, plus also bring along the grandparents, who can enjoy the privacy and calmness of the cottage. The immediate area has numerous walking and cycling routes, rock climbing and the largest caves in Europe to explore. Local market towns and châteaus to visit make it a truly lovely place to be for holidaymakers and full time residents.

The mediterranean coast is approximately 150kms from the property. Schools and all amenities are within 10 minutes and the location on the edge of a quiet Pyreneen village gives it added charm and appeal. The land falls away to a lovely river at the bottom of the garden and enjoys the lovely views of woodland and mountains. Toulouse and Carcassonne airports are approximately 100kms away and can be reached via the fast autoroute and serve UK budget airlines.

The property enjoys high income from both the Gite and holiday cottage and is perfectly situated for year round rental.

For skiing: There are two cross country stations each 30 mins by car, Plateau de Beille and Chioula. For downhill skiing there is Ax 3 Domaines in Ariege, 30 mins by car and the slopes of Andorra, Pas de la Cas and Soldeu at 1 hour by car. These stations have full facilities of ski-hire, nursery runs, bars and restaurants. The cross country stations also provide 'dog sledging' trips. All the stations are accessible year round by car. This property represents excellent value for money.

Pyrenees - Ariege Ski Area

Much of Ariège is mountainous in which you’ll find a total 10 ski stations - so perfect for skiers of every level, from a beginner right through to lovers of extreme skiing. The biggest cross-country ski station in the Pyrenees, the Plateau de Beille, at 1800m – 2000m altitude, providing 75 km of pistes, offers excellent snow conditions well into the spring and with downhill stations at Ax 3 Domaines and Guzet Neige all skiers are catered for.


However, you don’t have to put on skis to enjoy the Pyrenees in winter, as snowshoeing is the fastest-growing winter sport across France, with ‘raquettes à neige’ on your feet, you can go exploring in places you would not otherwise be able to reach on skis. There are a numerous trails to enjoy.


Ariège touches the borders of both Spain and Andorra, its vast, untouched area of plains, mountains and lakes are the best preserved of the Pyrenees. Whether you’re in search of extreme sports or looking to enjoy the authenticity for which it is known, after all this is the country of bears, shepherds, blacksmiths, weavers and miners and smugglers! you’re guaranteed a warm welcome in the Ariège.


Leggett have highly experienced Sales Agents who both live and work scan both trust and take full advantage of, when looking to purchase a home here in the mountains. So why not take advantage of our award winning buying service and start the search for your dream home today!

Surba Ski Resort

The village of Surba is situated in the Ariege (Midi-Pyrenees region) 12 km from Foix, the department capital.


Popular places to visit nearby include Foix at 12 km and Montsegur at 21 km.



Toulouse – 100 km

Carcassonne – 100 km

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