€138,000 Mountain village house Superbagneres
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agency fees included: 8 % TTC to be paid by the buyer (€128,000 without fees)
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- 4 / 2
- Land M2 / Hab M2
- 190 / 137
Spacious 4-bedroom village house with balconies overlooking the river and park in the heart of the village – walking distance to shops and services. Garden and courtyard at the rear
- 15 minutes drive to ski resort
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
Situated in the centre of a village with shops and services, this large home with high ceilings, balconies, main drainage and garden is located close to skiing, cycling, rafting, lakes, beautiful walks and mountain bike routes. It is perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors.
• 19-minute drive to Superbagneres Ski Resort (16 km)
• 23-minute drive to Le Mourtis Ski Resort (15 km)
• 42-minute drive to Peyragudes Ski Resort (30 km)
• Views of the surrounding mountains
Right in the heart of the village and facing the river and a pretty park this is a perfect family or holiday home. Close to the border of Spain and the Val d’Aran and only 15 minutes from Bagneres de Luchon, known as the Queen of the Pyrenees. The owners have undertaken a large amount of renovation work whilst maintaining many of the original features and character of this lovely house. The accommodation is divided over three floors as follows:
GROUND FLOOR Two marble steps lead up to the beautiful double wooden door with ornate grill that opens into the entrance hall facing the beautiful original staircase. There is a WC independent and a rear door that opens into the courtyard and garden. Two doors from the entrance hall lead into the large living room (30 m2) – one into the lounge and the other into the dining area. A new wooden floor runs throughout the ground floor accommodation. The living room is divided into a lounge and a dining area. The lounge has:
• 2 double glazed windows
• Original cupboard
• Exposed stone with a flue for the wood burner
The dining area has:
• Large fireplace
• Window overlooking the garden
• Sliding wooden door that leads through to the kitchen and addition small living room
Through the sliding door – steps go:
• Down to the fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, cooker, fridge and a double-glazed window facing the garden.
• Up to the mezzanine bar/relaxation room (6 m2) with a wood burner, bar, wooden floor and double-glazed windows. This room could also be used as an office or library
FIRST FLOOR Up the beautiful staircase to the first-floor hallway with two bedrooms (14m2 and 17 m2) and a shower room (4 m2). Bedroom 1 has two windows overlooking the river, a marble fireplace, radiator, built-in cupboard and original wooden floor (under the carpet fitted for the children who use this bedroom). A doorway from Bedroom 1 opens into the shower room again with a wooden floor, radiator, shower cubicle (with jets), wash basin and window overlooking the river. Bedroom 2 has a lovely wooden floor, 2 windows and looks out over the tiny village campsite to the mountains. There is a radiator and a door (originally allowing access to Bedroom 1).
SECOND FLOOR Continue up the stairs to the next floor and you will find a further two bedrooms (19m2 and 10 m2) and a shower room (4 m2): Bedroom 3 is the main bedroom in the house. It has a beautiful original wooden floor, radiator, marble fireplace, built-in wardrobe and patio doors that lead out on to the balcony overlooking the river, park and mountains behind the village. The balcony is south west facing, and the windows have metal shutters. A door from this bedroom leads into the shower room with a shower cubicle (with jets), wash basin with unit, and water heater. Bedroom 4 is at the rear of the house and has a radiator, built-in wardrobe and window overlooking the rear balcony, garden and out towards the mountains. The hall on the second floor has a door leading out to the rear balcony. There is a WC independent and a floor to ceiling original cupboard. A trap door leads into the attic space which is well insulated, and the wood is in good condition.
RENOVATION The owner has completed a significant amount of work on the property costing approximately 28,700 euros. 2010
• electricity to standard with 3 circuit breakers (6000 euros)
• two new hot water cylinders (100 and 150 litres) (375 euros)
• new windows (250 euros)
• attic insulation (700 euros)
• two new shower cabins with jets (1000 euros)
• mirror and taps (99 euros)
• creating the mezzanine bar area (800 euros) 2014 onwards
• new flooring and wood for the ground floor (10380 euros)
• new gas boiler (4900 euros)
• double glazing ground floor (3500 euros)
• work and paint for the dining room area (800 euros)
• Renovation of the bedrooms (2500 euros)
• Painting the staircases (300 euros)
• New lining for the chimney (1000 euros)
• Fence for the garden (150 euros) Plus, new electrical appliances purchased:
• Fridge (105 euros)
• Dish washer (250 euros)
• Cooker (500 euros)
• Sink plus work (499 euros)
Steps from the courtyard lead up to a door that opens into the hallway on the ground floor of the house. There is a ‘cave’ from the courtyard with washing machine and storage space. The garden is at the rear of the house and is a perfect spot to relax.
Situated in a little village in the heart of the Midi Pyrenees, the property is in a superb location to access all the region has to offer:
• Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and cross country skiing
• Walking and hiking trails at all levels
• Mountains and lakes
• Cycling (cross country and Tour de France mountain passes)
• Paragliding, rafting, horse-riding and fishing
• Animal park, adventure park
• Spas (Luchon and Lès in Spain)
• Shops, restaurants and historical sites
• And more ….. Access to the village is excellent:
• 20 minutes to the motorway
• 5 minutes to the local train station (it is possible to take public transport to Toulouse airport if required)
• 90 minutes to Toulouse airport
• 1 hour to Tarbes/Lourdes airport
• 10 minutes to Spain (large choice of restaurants and shops)
• 1 km to nearest large supermarket
• Post office, hairdresser, doctor, dentist, bakers, bars/restaurant all available in the village itself
In conclusion, a super opportunity to own this large home with main drainage, village gas, 4 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, garden and courtyard, 2 balconies and a lovely large living area. Not to be missed.
Pyrenees - Haute Garonne Ski Area
The department of Haute-Garonne borders onto Spain in the south and forms part of the French Midi-Pyrénées region and is surrounded by the departments of Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers, Tarn-et-Garonne, Tarn, Aude, Ariège and the Val d’Aran in Spain.
The Garonne river rises from across from the Spanish border, descending for some 500km down through the Pyrénées mountains, via Toulouse into the Atlantic ocean at Bordeaux, leaving in its wake, beautiful lakes, powerful rapid waters and challenging peaks to explore.
In the summer, the region offers an amazing choice of activities including rafting, potholing, paragliding , climbing, golf, fishing, horse-riding, gliding, adventure parks, fabulous hikes, mountain bike and of course many Tour de France climbs for cyclists and bikers. Visitors are always amazed at the choice of activities, tourist attractions and friendly welcome on offer here right in the centre of the Pyrenees.
The proximity to Spain is a lovely extra little touch with the opportunity to experience two different cultures and sample the local tapas, sangria and rioja wine.
Toulouse is the main, international airport for the region, with daily flights to the UK and other European and long-haul destinations and Tarbes/Lourdes airport offers access in under an hour.
Motorway access to the villages is easy with routes from Bordeaux, Paris, Lyon and Marseille and you can also cruise overnight via ferry to Santander and Bilbao in Spain.
There is a choice of excellent ski resorts in the area catering for all abilities, including; Luchon Superbagneres (the second ski resort to open in France after Chamonix) with its excellent après-ski facilities. Imagine relaxing after a day’s skiing in the thermal spa, having a massage before enjoying a lovely meal with friends or even an English film at the little cinema in the centre of town! In 1854 Luchon received the title of "Queen of the Pyrenees" and it is easy to see why with its beautiful boulevard and impressive villas, spa, casino and mansions.
The resort of Le Mourtis is really geared towards families, looking for the facilities and activities that ensure their children are happy and entertained. Situated just 10km from St Beat, an historical Pyrenean village famous for its marble an just 5 minutes to the border of Spain.
If you’re a more advanced skier or snow-border, you will enjoy the resort of Peyragudes with its Vallee Blanche and fabulous snow record. You can drive to the resort or take advantage of the free bus from the centre of Luchon.
Bourg d’Oeuil is a charming small village nestling at the bottom of the Oueil valley and is the starting point for a variety of hiking trails. In Winter the village is a favourite for those looking to alpine ski and participate in snowshoeing.
And whilst here, why not sample skiing in Baqueira/Beret in Spain – a favourite with the Spanish Royal family.
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Superbagneres Ski Resort
Superbagneres resort is situated above Bagneres de Luchon, the “Queen of the Pyrenees” with an exceptional concentration of peaks over 3000m. The lift from the center of Luchon allows you to access the slopes of Superbagneres in just 8 minutes. Divided into 3 sectors, Superbagneres offers a wide variety of slopes and a spacious snow park.
Techous Sector is accessible from the gondola with gentle slopes and a KidiPark. This area is ideal for beginners and children and hosts the Glisses snowpark. Superbagners has introduced special access for beginners to this area allowing them to practice the rudiments of skiing.
Lake Sector offers blue and red runs for skiers in the heart of the forest. Super for beginners who are ready to progress from Techous and the baby slopes.
Céciré Sector is the highest part of the resort. It has long blue runs (including a 5km long piste) red and black runs, making this sector ideal for all skiers and, as a bonus, has unparalleled views of the Pyrenees.
In total, Superbagneres has 32 km of slopes including 4 green, 11 blue, 7 red and 6 black runs. There is a snow park, cross-country skiing area and places where you can toboggan. Every Wednesday the gondola stays open until 20.30 hours.
In addition to downhill skiing, visitors can experience other activities including paragliding and snow shoe walking. A new activity ”Airboard” has been introduced and is a popular choice with many visitors.
Luchon is a beautiful spa town and offers an abundance of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, cinema, disco, casino and the famous spa with its underground natural caves and pool.
Toulouse – 97 miles
Tarbes/Lourdes – 69 miles
Carcassonne – 147 miles
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