Character House For Sale in Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France






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Reference: 2271
Price: 799 000€ - £690 400 - $976 778
(Agency fee paid by seller)
Land area: 10.7 ha (26.4 acres)
Surface: 310 m²
Transformable area: 0 m²
Number of bedrooms: 5
Gîtes possibility: no

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Original, beautifully renovated farmhouse, dating from 1810 with stunning views. Situated on a gently sloping hillside at the end of a long, private drive, surrounded by 10 hectares of pasture and woodland

This spacious house on two floors, with pool, large, partly covered terraces around the house, garage and hangar, set in its own private valley, is situated near Carcassonne, Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. From the two main terraces the distant Montagnes Noires and Pyrenees provide the backdrop to panoramic views of hill towns, rolling hills and meadows. The house has been tastefully renovated and its charm is seducing.

Description of the building
The property offers 310 m² of living space on 2 floors.
Ground floor, 185 m²: Entrance hall with cloakroom and toilet. Spacious, fully equipped kitchen - worktops and sink are crafted from local stone-, fireplace with adjacent utility room. Double doors lead to the south facing terrace. Next to the kitchen a sitting room, 40 m². A second set of doors open onto a huge salon, 80 m² with two sets of French windows opening onto the south facing terrace and a largely glazed east wall. The room has dual orientation designed to maximize its main features.
Large open fire place. A glass door opens onto a covered loggia with a barbeque, for alfresco dining in the shade. In the entrance hall a curved oak staircase leads to the first floor.
First floor, 125 m²: Master bedroom. 28 m² with pitched ceiling and large, luxury  bathroom  with marble floors, WC, free standing bath  and glass screened power shower. Two bedrooms, 13 m² each, are serviced by a marble and mosaic clad wet room with power shower, WC and washbasin.  Smaller bedroom, 9 m² used as children’s bedroom.
Opposite this bedroom  the fifth bedroom, 16 m², en suite bathroom  with free-standing roll topped bath, large shower enclosure, wash basin and WC.

A 10 x 4 m swimming pool nestles at the base of an old stone wall, surrounded on three sides by oak terracing, aromatic rosemary and lavender plantings. It is approached by an oak walkway, which curves outwards to encompass a large shady walnut tree and a small sitting area. An electrical operated cover ensures safety when the pool is not in use.

Garage for one car with next door an open, large shed/hangar which could easily be added to the garage.

Just over 10 hectares of gently sloping pasture and wood land. Long private driveway. A modern Mediterranean garden runs the length of the 40 m south facing terrace backed by a mix of trees which give way to an organic wild flower meadow.

General condition
Double glazing in most windows and doors, with shutters all through the house. Terracotta tiled floors throughout the ground floor and polished  hardwood floor in the main lounge. Gas central heating. Town water. Septic tank. Broadbent connection. This impressive house has been fully renovated to a very high standard.

A house to fall in love with for its unusual pretty situation and impeccable renovation. Worth a visit.

Price: 799 000€ - £690 400 - $976 778 (Agency fee paid by seller)

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