This elegant property built in 1750 is situated in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. The house has been restored with good taste and has kept original features. All the bathrooms have top quality fittings and the kitchen/dining room is well planned. A very private garden allows enjoying the French outdoor living and the stunning views on Pyrenees and countryside. All amenities are just a short walk away. Easy access to Carcassonne Airport.
Description of the building
The house offers 326m² of living surface on 3 floors and another 135m² to renovate
The large impressive entrance hall of 32m² with beautiful tiled floor and imposing stone staircase has large bay windows opening into the garden. The salon 32m² with marble chimney and high ceilings also leads to the secluded garden. In the kitchen/dining room of 36 m² there is ample space for a large dining table and it has a cozy sitting area around the wood burner. There is a pantry/back kitchen of 11m², a laundry room 12.5m² and in the entrance hall a powder room of 3m².
A large corridor with wooden floor boards and skirting of 30m² is leading to 4 bedrooms, one of 18.5m² with its private bathroom of 3m² and the 3 others of 20m², 18m² and 33.5m², each full of character with marble chimneys, high ceilings, nice old doors and windows. There is a family bathroom 14m² and a family shower room 7.5m² both very modern and recently installed.
On this attic floor there is a large corridor of 20m² that leads to 5 rooms that need some work of 12m², 11m², 10m², 12m² and a room of 70m² with exposed beams. There is a bedroom of 11.5m² and a room used as gym of 14.5m² and an office of 7m².
The walled garden designed by an architect is beautifully planted with mostly Mediterranean plants and shrubs, there are several tiled terraces from which one can fully enjoy the stunning views on the Pyrenees. Although being situated in the middle of a lively village this garden is completely private and very peaceful and quiet.
The house is in good condition and decorated with good taste. All the plumbing is new and of high quality and the house has been completely renovated except for the attic and part of the shutters ( all shutters on the ground floor are new, the ones on the 1st and 2nd floors need to be changed ). The house is heated by a wood burner, electrical radiators and a town gas fired heater. Double glazed wooden windows ( simple glazed wooden windows on the 2nd floor ). Mains drainage and mains water.
An elegant and lovely house, currently being used a family home and very suitable for a stylish Bed and Breakfast, being in a lively village and surrounded by lovely countryside and charming villages. Close to the aiport and motorway.
Price: 437 000€ - £365 856 - $467 503 (Agency fee paid by seller)