- Type: House
- Living surface: 370
- Plot size: 6500
- Bedrooms: 6
- Total rooms: 15
- Bathrooms: 3
- Heating: Central heating, Wood burners
- Close By: Mountains, Recreation lake, Hiking & Cycling, City centre
- Languages spoken: Français, English
Elegant professionally restored period house (370m2)
Price: € 695 000 | Ref.: 889 | Views: 1 055
Elegant Period House in a beautiful hillside village with all amenities near Carcassonne with magnificent panoramic views of the Pyrenees. Outstanding reception room for entertaining. Beautiful landscaped gardens with swimming pool. 5/6 bedrooms plus possible gite or granny flat. Located in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, 25 mins from Carcassonne Airport, 1 hour from Toulouse Airport and the Mediterranean beaches.
Impressive panelled reception room (8.90m x 7.90m) with large marble fireplace with working chimney, the original decorated floor tiles, corner cupboards with curved doors, a secret door and huge 19th century oil paintings on canvas. Orangerie (4.70m x 3.10m) and double doors to the main south and west facing terrace.
Fully fitted kitchen (4.30m x 3.00m), back kitchen with original stone sink, cellar, boiler room, breakfast room (3.90m x 3.70m), bedroom 1 (3.90m x 3.70m), bathroom 1 (3.70 x 3.00m) with white bath, WC, bidet and basin, tiled floor and trompe-l'oeil decoration.
Dining room (7.80m x 4.70m) with terracotta tiled floor, a fireplace with insert wood-burning fire. A second room (5.80m x 3.50m). Laundry room (3.3m x 1.8m) with sink and plumbing for a washer. Wine store and storeroom. Note: This floor could be converted into a self-contained, two bedroom gite or granny flat.
Library (5.8m x 4.7m) with marble fireplace and insert wood-burning fire. Study/bedroom (4.9m x 3.8m). First bedroom (3.6m x 3.0m). Shower room (2.4m x 2 2m) with WC, bidet, basin and shower. Second Bedroom (4.4m x 4.3m). Third Bedroom (4.3m x 3.7m). Fourth Bedroom (4.4m x 3.5m) currently used as a dressing room. Second Bathroom (3.7m x 2.6m) with white bath, basin, WC and bidet.
Attic (9.1m x 7.4m), fully insulated, heated and floored, with a triple window overlooking the village and mountains.
Outside: Two-car garage with electrically operated door. Swimming pool (9.8m x 4.0m) including roman steps. Paved terrace. Summerhouse (5.5m x 2.1m), Gardener?s toilet. Workshop/garden store (4.80x 2.5m).
Garden: The house is set in around 6500m2 of land with many trees: chestnut, fig, walnut, magnolia and two magnificent centuries-old cedars. About one half is landscaped garden planted with rosemary, lavender, thyme, roses, hydrangeas, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons. The other half, which is on a slope, has been left as natural woodland. The garden contains a 19th century grotto, a waterfall, an irrigation canal (free water for the garden, very important!), four fishponds, an aviary for peacocks, ducks and chickens, and outside lighting.
Gas central heating and hot water with option of separate electric water heating. One open fireplace in salon and two other wood burning stoves. ADSL. Double glazing to most windows. Insulation. Mains drainage.