In the Castelnaudary area, Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France, this charming 3 bedroom stone property is full of original features and includes 4 cottages giving a total of 517m2 living space. There is an additional 100m2 of space which could be renovated in the attic and a large open barn all of which sits in a lovely garden with an enclosed pool. Located on the edge of a village with great views of the countryside, this stone house has been renovated and is full of original features: exposed beams, stone walls and a feature fireplace. The property has 15 solar panels from which it draws a regular income. An additional solar panel together with the Rayburn services the hot water and heating for the property making it economical to run. There are 4 cottages which are currently rented out during the summer months, an enclosed pool and land of 10,205m2. The cottages are being sold fully equipped including furniture and linen.
Description of Buildings
The main house offers about 243m² living area over two floors
Ground Floor: The country style kitchen 22m² with a Rayburn Range Cooker includes a modern double oven, gas hob and a larder 4m². Double doors lead to the dining room 30m² with a fireplace and then through to the generous living room 71m² with exposed beams, a feature fireplace and sunken seating area, there is also a downstairs WC 2m² and another small seating area 6m². Double doors from the dining room and living room lead onto a small shaded terrace 4m x 12m which looks out onto the garden and pool.
1st Floor: Stairs lead up to the large mezzanine past a small office space 9m² and to the bedrooms. The first bedroom is 10m² and leads onto the second bedroom 13m² with an en-suite shower room 5m². There is a storage area used for linen and a third bedroom 24m² with an en-suite shower room 9m². There is also an attic 100m² which could be converted into further living space and for which there are architect’s plans.
Heated pool 11.5m x 5.5m with a winter cover and laser security system. The tiled surround and small pool house are completely enclosed and secure.
Cottage 1 43m² habitable space, sleeps 2:
This one-bedroom ground floor cottage has an open-plan kitchen & living area 24m², a double bedroom and a shower room 19m².
Cottage 2 42m² habitable space, sleeps 4:
A similar one-bedroom cottage has an open-plan kitchen & living area 24m² with sofa bed, a double bedroom and a shower room 18m² with some inbuilt cupboards. This cottage is accessed via a shared covered space used as a seating area. The cottage has a small private garden.
Cottage 3 60m² habitable space, sleeps 6:
This cottage has an open-plan kitchen & living area 25m², a double bedroom 13m², WC 4m² and a shower room 5m² on the ground floor. In addition there is an upstairs twin bedroom and mezzanine sleeping area. This cottage has its own garden which backs onto the pool.
Cottage 4 95m² habitable space, sleeps 6:
Ground floor: Another three bedroom cottage also has an open-plan kitchen & living area 40m², a double bedroom 12m², WC and a shower room 9m².
1st Floor: A second bedroom 20m² and mezzanine-bedroom 14m² used for additional beds. This cottage has its own private garden.
Large open barn 268m² adjacent to the main house which is used as a shaded seating area with summer kitchen and BBQ area. It also houses a laundry and workshop of 36m² in total.
The property is set in a landscaped garden with mature trees. The total plot size is 10,205m². There is also an open wood shed of 76m² in the grounds, actually used as a playground for children but could also be used for stabling horses.
This property is in a good decorative state and full of original features. The majority of all windows are double-glazed, radiators are heated by the Rayburn and a solar panel heats the hot water. The cottages are heated via electric radiators.
A generous property on the edge of a village, with plenty of features and space enough to welcome family or earn revenue from the 4 cottages. A lovely garden and views of the countryside make this a wonderful property to enjoy in the summer sunshine. Not far from a larger village with all amenities and halfway between the international airports of Toulouse and Carcassonne.
Price: 630 000€ - £544 226 - $677 124