Set just 10 mins drive to pretty Ax les Thermes and within an hour of skiing in Andorra and Les Cabannes and easy reach of at least 20 other resorts including Font Romeau and Spanish resort of La Molina.
The house is set over 4 floors, comprising kitchen/diner, 3 spacious double bedrooms, 2 en-suite and one with attached bathroom plus separate toilet, and large sitting room. The property comes with a vast cellar. The largest part of the cellar is nearly three stories high with a garage located in the roof.
Fabulous setting in a small hamlet with views over the Ariege valley and is set at 800 metres above sea level. Ax Les Thermes the closest village is ten minutes away, and Tarascon is twenty minutes away, both towns are extensively served by shops both large and small, the train runs regularly into Toulouse, public transport is available from Toulouse airport [tram/ train] into Ax
Modern kitchen with fitted units, charming sitting room with a massive log burner adds to the charm and character ideal for cosy winter nights. Spacious double bedrooms including a master with en-suite. Plenty of charm and character throughout.
The house has electric heating and is partially double glazed with many new windows and doors recently fitted. The home is erved by high speed internet access and operates a fosse septic system for sanitation.
The roof is in good condition, with Velux window to upper bedroom and en suite, the garage roof has recently been replaced and is in good condition. UK FreeSat is currently available but can be subject to fluctuating signal.
Benefitting from a terrace with fabulous views, it is the perfect spot for summer time dining and long evening bbq’s, or simply relaxing with a cool glass of wine while you take in your new surrounds. A 3×3 metre summer house with two overspill beds.
The Ariege is popular in summer for bird watching (the local falconer lives in the village) and cycling here is a passion. The tour de France often passes along the valley road annually and finishing stages are regularly held in Ax les Thermes or Plateau de Bielle. For the more adventurous there is the most extensive cave system in Europe to explore.
The Med beaches are just two hours away and Barcelona three hours by car and slightly less by train.
Year-round road and especially winter time access is no problem. The current owners say – “A local law commits the talc mine owners to keep the roads clear of snow which means free access all year round.”
Much of the furniture will be available for purchase separately.
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