This is a truly unique renovated Savoyard farmhouse that has been lovingly restored by its current owners offering 320m2 of living space. It benefits from a stunning double height open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The house is located in the pretty mountain hamlet of Seytroux, a quick 5 minute drive to the ski slopes of St Jean d'Aulps and 15 minutes to Morzine. Seytroux has a lovely restaurant with bar and small grocery shop and in the summer a riverside restaurant serving salads and pizzas. A hikers and dog lovers' paradise with lovely walks along the river and in the surrounding mountains.
Huge flexibility: the ground floor has been renovated into a one bedroom apartment but that is linked to the upper floors via an internal staircase so offers the flexibility to provide separate living accommodation for family and friends. In the living area the modern L-shaped kitchen is fully fitted and is open plan to the lounge area which has a glass door leading onto the South facing terrace. Off the kitchen/living room is a very large bedroom with oak flooring, exposed stone, original beams and a glass door leading on the terrace. It makes a lovely bedroom or home office. From the main living room there is an internal corridor leading to the bathroom and the unique handmade staircase with beautiful exposed stone leads to the first floor. The beautiful bathroom has exposed stone and benefit from a shower, WC, heated towel rail and basin.
A stylish welcome full of character: a large stunning entrance hall with exposed stone, exposed beams and reclaimed terracotta tiled floor with underfloor heating welcomes all into the house. Off the hall is bedroom 1, a large double with dual aspect windows currently being used as a home office. Bedroom 2 is an enormous master bedroom with beautiful exposed stone walls, a reclaimed floor and double aspect windows to the side an front offering beautiful views of the Morzine valley. A large family bathroom is located at the end of the hallway featuring a claw foot bath, exposed stone wall, large walk in shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC. Back into the hall and to the left of the front door is the former stables with the original mangers being used as storge for boots and skis, a separate laundry room is off the stables and a work room/man cave towards the rear of the stables for those essential tools. There is an external door from the stables that leads out to the front garden.
Heart of the home: the second floor is where the main living areas are located. The stylish glass paneled stairs from the first floor brings you up into the stunning double height living room with the original exposed beams giving you a wonderful sense of space and light. The large windows maximize the incredible views over the Morzine valley and the woodburning stove provides a wonderful warm focal point for the winter months. The kitchen is contemporary with white units and a mix of dark granite and oak work surfaces. It features a central island unit with built in gas hob and 2 ovens. There is a small pantry just off the kitchen providing extra storage. Also in this area is a separate WC ideal when guests are over for dinner and the door out to the rear of the property. Off the main living area are Bedrooms 3 and 4 with a shared shower room. Bedroom 3 is a very large drouble room with side and front aspect windows. Bedroom 4 is also a good size double and benefits from the hatch that opens up into the mezzanine. Bedroom 3 and 4 share a Jack and Jill shower room with basin, WC and walkin shower.
2 play areas for adults and kids: there are two mezzanines. The first is located above Bedroom 4 and is accessed via a ladder and hatch in the ceiling making it a fantastic "secret" children's play area ideal for scalextric or dolls houses. The second mezzanine is the teenagers/adults zone as it is accessed via a staircase off the lounge area. It is a great area for a pool table or just chillaxing with the Playstation, Xbox or a good old fashioned book.
Garden: the house sits on a plot of non building land in the agricultural area of the village so you will never have those all important views spoilt. There is 2950m2 of land that is divided into parking and a front garden leading to the front door and then various terraced areas either as patio to the front or as lawn to the side to allow the children to kick a ball around.
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The department of Haute Savoie is in the South East of France, at the crossroads of France, Italy and Switzerland. It is one of the eight departments of the Rhone Alpes region. The departments 708,000 inhabitants are known as the Hauts-Savoyards, living in around 300 towns and villages. The capital of the department is Annecy, other important towns are Bonneville, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and Thonon-les-Bains.
More than anything else Haute Savoie is renowned for its ski resorts, the Mont-Blanc, its two beautiful lakes; Lake Geneva, the biggest in Europe, and the Annecy Lake, the cleanest in Europe, that is the sources of the mineral water Evian.
Thanks to the assets of the area, Haute Savoie, unlike other mountainous departments, attracts as much tourists is summer as in winter.
Haute Savoie is a very dynamic department where the unemployment rate is lower than the French average. Economic activities are mainly based on tourism, other activities, such as agriculture, construction, businesses, craft industries, etc. also rely on tourism. This is why the department makes a lot of efforts in order to attract visitors all year long.
Being a mountainous region, Haute Savoie welcomes French and foreigner customers all year round, seduced by the beauty of the scenery, the quality of accommodation, and all the sport activities it has on offer. The department boasts well over 50 ski resorts, 50 beaches, 3 spa baths, 12 superb golf courses, and 22 marinas.
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