€159,000 Mountain village house Guzet
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- Ski Area
- Pyrenees - Ariege
- Ski Resort
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agency fees included: 6 % TTC to be paid by the buyer (€150,000 without fees)
- Beds / Bath
- 3 / 1
- Land M2 / Hab M2
- 2204 / 100
Superb price for this lovely, south-facing 3-bedroom property in excellent condition with great views, in a quiet and private location and a choice of outdoor activities within easy reach
- 30 minutes drive to ski resort
- Mountain views.
Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with mountain walks and cycle trails on the doorstep, this super property would make a lovely permanent family home or an ideal holiday home/rental. The house has wonderful views and a landscaped garden full of mature bushes and flowers set in private grounds. There is a double garage and parking for several vehicles on the driveway up to the house.
• Cross country skiing at l’Etang de Lers just 9km (14 minutes) drive from the house
• Downhill skiing at Guzet, 46 km from the house and just under an hour’s drive
The property was built in 1987 and has three levels and a beautiful landscaped garden. All the windows and doors are double glazed. There is a lovely insert wood fireplace in the lounge area and electric radiators in the individual rooms. The owners have installed a VMC system ensuring that air circulates throughout the property and that it remains dry – this is particularly important if you choose to purchase the house as a second-home. The original roof was replaced with slate approximately 5 years ago – the house is in excellent condition and has been continually maintained by the owners.
GARDEN LEVEL The driveway arrives at the garden level with parking, access to the gardens and two garage doors opening into the large workshop/double garage. This super space has ventilation, electricity, water, excellent insulation in the walls and ceiling and a water filter system ensuring that the drinking water throughout the house is of excellent quality.
GROUND FLOOR Steps lead up to the ground floor of the property with a side terrace with a barbecue. At the opposite side there is a second large terrace and is a lovely spot for outdoor eating with views across the valley to the mountains. The main entrance opens into the hallway with radiator and tiled floor. Just on the left is a WC independent with tiled floor and a window with a grill on the exterior. Next to the WC a door opens into the laundry room/utility room housing the hot water cylinder, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave. With the same tiled floor and once again a window with an external grill. Just before you enter the large living area there is open storage under the staircase. The living room is spacious, has a tiled floor, 2 patio doors that open onto the lovely south-facing balcony, exposed beams, two radiators, tiled floor and a window in the lounge area. The open living space is divided into:
• Lounge with an ‘insert’ fireplace
• Dining area with views through the patio doors to the mountains
• Fitted kitchen with a small integrated refrigerator, sink, oven, hob (three gas and one electric), extractor fan and cupboards.
The south-facing sunny balcony has sufficient space for a table and chairs allow you to benefit from the wonderful views and the sound of the river way below in the valley.
FIRST FLOOR The open wooden staircase leads up to the first floor with a hallway with exposed beams and doors leading into:
• three large double bedrooms (two with built in storage) each having exposed beams, an electric radiator and window with views of the surrounding countryside and mountains
• a family shower room with tiled walls, a door into a small storage area, small electric radiator, shower, bidet and wash basin set in a unit with cupboards
• WC independent.
EXTERIOR The landscaped garden gently slopes down to the village lane and has mature shrubs and trees and a landscaped terraced garden. Cosy little terraces are situated in the garden, with wonderful views, some with lots of sunshine and others offering some shade on hot summer days. This lovely house is private due to its dominant position.
REGION Le Port is situated in the Ariege just 22 km from Foix, the department capital. The village has a little restaurant and is only 5 minutes from Massat with cafes, shops and markets. Some popular places to visit include:
• Grotte de Lombrives (21 km)
• Foix (22 km)
• Saint Girons (23 km)
• Montjoie-en-Couserans (23 km)
• Saint-Lizier cathedral (24 km)
• Audressein (29 km)
• Ax les Thermes (42 km)
• Mirepoix (48 km)
There are many local markets on different days of the week in the neighbouring villages and towns, including Massat which is just a 5-minute drive away. Other villages include Aulus les Bains, Oust, Seix and Soueix. Close by you have the following activities
• Downhill and cross-country skiing
• Snow-shoe walking
• Beautiful walks and hikes
• Canyoning and pot holing
• Cycle trails
Toulouse International Airport is 135 km (1h 50 minutes) away and Carcassonne Airport 124 km and 1h 57 minutes.
SUMMARY This well-built, well-maintained home has been cared for by the current owners and is ready for you to move in and enjoy. Situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Pyrenees with access to villages, activities and places of historic interest, it is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the climate and air in these special mountains. A visit is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the region and this lovely home.
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!
Guzet Ski Resort
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