11 bed Countryside house near to Minervois Corbières, Aude, Occitanie
It is situated in a lively village with all amenities in the Minervois Corbières area, Languedoc-Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. This elegant Maison de Maître is packed with many original features and has recently been refurbished to a high standard.The main house is currently used as a private family home. The guesthouse provides ample extra living space, suitable as a caretaker's cottage or as accommodation for relatives. The offices currently provide ample premises for the family business.
The property has previously been run as a profitable gite and B&B business and could be further developed using the outbuildings. The offices occupy an independent building and could be used for running seminars or courses or have the potential to create further living space. The property is only a short distance to an international airport, close to the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains. A visit will surprise you!Description of the buildings Manor House 402 m² of habitable space on 3 floors with 8 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms; each floor measures 134 m². Ground floor: spacious entrance hall, 30 m²; lounge, 35 m² with fireplace; TV room-office, 23 m² with fireplace; dining room, 23 m² and fully equipped kitchen, 23 m² with wine cellar in the basement. Separate toilet. 1st floor: landing, 22 m²; master bedroom, 18 m² with dressing, 12 m² and bathroom, 6 m²; a second en-suite bedroom, 33 m²; 2 more bedrooms, 19 m² each; family bathroom, 6 m². 2nd floor: landing; large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 45 m²; 3 bedrooms, 16, 18 and 20 m²; family shower room.
Guesthouse 121 m² habitable space on 2 floors with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms Ground floor: fully equipped kitchen, 24 m²; former stables have been transformed into a lounge-dining room 45 m². 1st floor: en-suite bedroom, 19 m², 2 bedrooms, 14 m² each; shower room, 5 m².
Offices On the first floor of one of the outbuildings the owners have created an office of 67 m², which could also be used as a seminar room or transformed into a studio.
Other outbuildings Garage 58 m². Open garage, used as carport, 56 m² with upper floor. Large barn, the former winery, 107 m²; possible to make a first floor. Covered terrace, 50 m² with BBQ for outside dining.
Swimming pool The saltwater heated pool measures 10 m x 5 m and is surrounded by tiled terraces.
Grounds A large gate opens into the 1944 m² easy to maintain gardens with a well and an automatic watering system. Mature trees and flowerbeds.
General condition The house and its outbuildings are in a very good condition. The manor house has double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. The guesthouse is heated by electric convectors; the office has reversible air conditioning.
Comment Nicely situated, well renovated manor house with guesthouse, office and character outbuildings, in a lively village, near Carcassonne. Attractive opportunity for someone who wants to create a B&B and gite business or offer seminars and workshops. Potential to develop space for a gallery or -antique- shop.