This sophisticated property is hidden on a quiet cul-du-sac in the centre of a lively village, in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France. A well thought out & respectful renovation has retained the history and charm of this handsome house. Original features such as a beautiful old staircase, original flooring, high ceilings, grand marble fireplaces, cornices and wooden paneling sit alongside central heating and other modern comforts. Together with the renovated second house and the converted outbuilding, both with separate access, this property offers a wealth of possibilities.
Description of the buildings
The main house offers 347 m² of living space on 3 levels.
Ground floor: Via a charming entrance 14m² one arrives in the lobby of 16.5m², 10m² cave, WC 2m², a 2 room office 22.5m², lounge with open fireplace 20 m², laundry room 6m². The fully equipped kitchen 6.75m² is next to the dining room of 20.5m² which gives direct access to a charming terrace perfect for outdoor dining.
1st floor: The classic, handcrafted staircase leads to second lounge of 30 m² with access to a 16m² raised, shaded terrace which descends into the garden. A bedroom 20.5m² with en-suite bathroom 7m², a bedroom of 22 m² and its en-suite shower room 2m², a bedroom of 14m², a bathroom of 8m² and landing 3m², WC - all beautifully decorated.
2nd Floor: landing 4m², bedroom 24m², bathroom 6m², corridor 8m², bedroom 13.5m², bedroom 8m², bathroom 4m², large master bedroom of 47m² and 6.5m² bathroom with high ceilings and impressive exposed beams.
Offering 47m² of living space and accessible through the garden and possible via a separate entrance from the street.
Ground floor: dining room and kitchenette of 21m²,
1st floor: bedroom of 21m² and bright and airy lounge overlooking the garden
2nd floor: bathroom of 5 m².
This self-contained apartment has been renovated with character and an informal charm.
The second house offers approximately 89m² of living space on 3 levels and is completely independent with its own entrance.
Ground floor: 2 rooms of 23m² and 16m² with a large, original feature fireplace. These rooms could be configured to be a lounge and kitchen/ diner.
1st floor: bedroom 23m², room of 4m² including a toilet and space for a shower (plumbing is already in place)
2nd floor: large, light attic room 23m² with exposed beams and sky-light (with electrics and plumbing in place).
The plot of 276m² encloses a tranquil courtyard garden, beautifully landscaped and very private. To one side, there is a delightful orangery of 25 m² next to a small fountain. On the other side a well, wood storage and a raised terrace leading to the upstairs lounge.
The main property has been stylishly renovated to very high standards and is in excellent condition and ready to move in to. Some windows are double glazed while others are original, retaining the property’s character. The property benefits from central heating with upgraded plumbing, town gas heating, mains water and mains drainage.
This collection of properties is located in a lovely village with all amenities close to Carcassonne. It is an ideal family home with potential to establish a profitable business. It has excellent access to air, rail and road links in the region. A truly unique opportunity!
Price: 590 000€ - £500 497 - $640 032 (Agency fee paid by seller)