13 bed Farmhouse near to Carcassonne, Aude, Occitanie
This interesting property is currently used as a cattle farm which generates a nice income together with the letting of the apartment and the two houses, one of which is a former pigeon house. A small part of the land, next to the two detached houses, is constructible. The setting of the property is idyllic with wide views over unspoiled land and forest towards Carcassonne and the mountains.Description of the buildings The property offers a total of 530m² living space Main house 250 m² on 2 floors Ground floor: Entrance hall, 11 m², office, 9 m² and a utility room, 13 m² which could be easily transformed into its original lounge-dining room leading to the fully equipped kitchen, 19 m² with wood burning stove. Lounge with fire place, 22 m² and another oval shaped, very original lounge with marble open fire place and French doors which open to a cozy park. Hall with separate toilet, 11 m². Pantry, bathroom together 17 m² and boiler room. Most of the ground floor rooms still have their original tiled floors. A wooden staircase at the very end of the entrance hall leads to the first floor with 3 bedrooms, 20, 20 and 16 m², two of them with marble open fire places. Large family bathroom, 13 m². A short six step staircase leads to a small apartment, 37 m² with an oval shaped bedroom with fireplace and a smaller room for a future bathroom. Apartment - 100 m² on two floors attached to the main house Lounge with fireplace, kitchen and large cellar, 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath. House - 100 m² Former pigeon house, with lots of character transformed into a beautiful house. Dining room with open kitchen, lounge with wood stove, two bedrooms, bathroom and separate toilet. Cozy closed garden at the front side of the house and a sunny terrace at the South side. House - 80 m² New built villa on one floor with lounge, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a shower room.
Outbuildings Attached to the main house and the apartment are three individual stone barns, all on two floors. Barn 1: former stables, 80 m² each floor. Barn 2: barn for hay stocking, actually used as workshop Barn 3: former wine production
Detached, large, open cow shed, stone built. On a lower level a new hangar, 250 m².
Grounds The buildings are situated in the middle of its grounds, consisting of about 37 ha of sloping meadows and 16 ha of woods. Small park in front of the main house with chicken shed.
General condition The main house is in good condition but is in need of some redecoration. A new central heating system, fuel and wood, has been installed recently. The other three houses have been recently renovated and are in good order. The apartment and the two houses have electric heating together with wood burners. The three barns are sound and easy to convert into character apartments.
Comment A beautifully positioned property generating a reasonable income by stockbreeding and letting of the three houses, on an annual basis. The property has the potential, due to its tranquil position near Carcassonne, to increase its revenues substantially by adding three more houses and letting all as gites and B&B.