6 bed Countryside house near to Carcassonne, Aude, Occitanie
This exceptional aristocratic property with rare architectural elements, with its century old trees and well maintained park is situated in the Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. There is plenty of charm outside as well as inside of this beautiful, well arranged Bastide. It has been restored with exclusive taste and high quality materials over the course of about 10 years. The 17th century stone house offers a beautiful baluster stone stair Louis XIV, high ceilings, original fireplaces, nice floors, central heating etc. There is a guardian cottage and other outbuildings of which a former stable is convertible subject to planning permission into living space. The property is very well located, quiet and at walking distance to basic shops and near the town. A property to fall in love with!Description of the buildings Main House The Bastide offers about 330m² of living space over 2 floors and 160m² convertible on the top floor Ground floor: Entrance hall 24m², Kitchen 25m², Sitting Room 50m², Office 21m², Red Room 23m², Yellow Room 24m², WC. 1st floor: 6 Bedrooms: 17, 15, 16, 16, 17 and 14m², Laundry room 7m², 3 Bathrooms, 2 of them with Italian Shower. Wide passage way for access to all bedrooms and the grandiose stair case from the ground floor. 2nd floor: Empty insulated attic of 160m².
Guardian Cottage, 60m² over 2 levels Thick walls, it would need updating.
Stables, 280m² Thick walls, could be renovated to create Gites.
Swimming pool of 13m x 4m with winter cover, turf around and view of the park.
Outbuildings Various outbuildings to store equipment or turn into further accommodation.
Grounds 7500m² of grounds surrounding the buildings with a beautiful park à la Française with bi-century old trees, grass and woods, all very well maintained. The buildings are composed around a large courtyard with olive trees and cypres trees - very charming area. Various terraces around each house. A well is used for the watering system.
General Condition The Bastide has been restored over the course of about 10 years and is in perfect condition. You will find all comfort as central heating system by oil, wooden original windows and wooden shutters but all in very good condition, beautiful floors, fireplaces, high ceilings etc. The guardian cottage would need some restoration work. Some of the other outbuildings could be converted into living space, depending on your needs.
Comments An interesting large property with a warm feeling, in a quiet environment, yet only a short drive from a large town with all facilities, airport, train, motorway. There is a big potential to be developed if wished for. Would suit a large family or to be developed into high standard Gites or Boutique hotel.