Mr & Mrs T. Botterill
Property: House, Converted Barn and Hay Barn
Location: Le Salvetat Peyrales, 12440 France
The Plot 2000 Sq M
The property is the ideal ‘location location location’.
It sits on the edge of a quiet Hamlet with 180 degree views of the countryside.
Both the House and Barn were tastefully renovated to retain the old rustic cottage look,
while including all the facilities for modern living.
The Converted Stone Barn
The Stone Barn:
History: It looked like just a Barn, but there was some evidence that one end of it was used as a small house.
Now completely renovated with a new roof and mezzanine floor added.
The lounge 5.24M x 5.1M with it's lovely vaulted ceiling and features a Jotul 14 Kw wood burner.
It also has a rustic chandelier with candles for effect.
There are patio doors either side of the fire place leading to the large tiled patio.
The inside walls are the original barn stone, professionally cleaned and finished.
There is also a large south facing window. Television and Internet Satellite dishes.
The professionally hand made stairs lead from the lounge to the Mezzanine 5.1M x 3.35M which is a dining area at the moment, looking over the lounge it has elevated views of the garden and beyond.
The mezzanine has three doors, the entrance door from the outside steps, we call the ‘front door’.
There is another door that joins the mezzanine to the house and one to the bedroom.
The Barn Bedroom en-suite
The cellar Kitchen from the lounge, the French call it a ‘summer kitchen’ 6.82M x 5.1M This is a room with a slightly lower ceiling, as fitted out it is a very useful kitchen / general living room with loads of storage space. Other doors, one stable door to outside, another door that leads into the house workshop.
The Converted Stone House
The Stone House
Completely renovated with new A frame and new slate roof complete.
Completely gutted on the inside to start with a clean sheet.
The ground floor area is approximately 7.5M x 7M the floor is a smoothly finished concrete ideal for a garage / workshop environment. It has double doors as access from the road and a small door leading to the garden and then another connecting to the Barn cellar kitchen.
This area contains most of the plumbing for the rooms above and a electric hot water system.
There is also a small cool room for wine & beer etc.
This ideal workshop has two sturdy woodworking type benches, with electrical power sockets built in above. There are three windows.
The House Ground Floor Garage / Workshop
The house first floor is divided into three rooms.
The Kitchen 7M x 4.4M below with it's vaulted ceiling. It has a stable type door leading out onto the decking and garden giving you fifty miles plus view of countryside. There are three windows.
The kitchen has a breakfast bar and plenty of work surfaces, an integrated electric Oven, gas Hob with extractor , Intigrated Fridge, and Dishwasher.
The House Kitchen / Diner
The professionally made stairs leads from the first floor to the Mezzanine which at the moment is a large open loft type family bedroom.
The mezzanine is situated above the first floor bedroom and bathroom 7M x 3M the standing area is slightly smaller 5.4M x 3M these are all approximate measurements. Double bed, Single bed, Drawers.
Lots of storage space either side. There are two Velux roof windows and a gable window each end.
The bathroom 3M x 2.5M Unusual four poster Bath, tiled Shower cubical, Washbasin, Toilet.
There is one window.
The bedroom 4.4M x 3M Double bed, Large Wardrobe, Drawers. There are two windows that look out over the garden.
The House family bathroom
The House Mezzanine / open loft Family Bedroom
The Garden, Patio and Decking
The garden is mostly grass with a couple of raised borders and other borders, planned for easy maintenance.
There is a good sized tiled Patio and a raised Decking that's perfect for that early breakfast at sunrise.
Trees: Horse-chestnut, Cherry, Walnut and Fig.
The "Hay Barn" and "Driveway"
The large Barn in the garden is a normal three sided hay barn 10M x 8M
Plenty of space for storing fire wood and for parking cars and other garden vehicles.
The Driveway and large Parking area were strongly constructed to take any sort of vehicle.
No problems parking here.
Tooway™ is a bi-directional high speed satellite internet service for internet access.
Copyright © 2017 Terence David Botterill -
Updated using: QnEWB 7 16th October 2019
Outside there is a south pointing “Tooway" satellite dish that provides a 20Mbs Internet connection.
Inside there is a communication point where the router and wifi modem live, also a adaptor and handset for Internet telephone use.
The picture showing the pyrenees mountains below was taken from near the property looking south towards La Salvetat Peyrales.
It is a fairly rare sight to view the mountains, but they can appear on a very clear day in winter.
click the photo to see the garden in May video
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