Property consisting of two characterful houses in a sublime spot, Ariège, Occitanie
The property consists of two lovely stone houses, a main residence and a property to rent or to be used by family or friends, the whole set on a good size plot of over 3,300 sq.m. Both house have lovely character features and are comfortably habitable with wood fired central heating and natural wool insulation. It is situated in the Ariege department of south west France, 1.15 from Toulouse and 1.30 from Carcassonne, in the Occitanie region. The main house The ground floor A large entrance hallway, open plan living room with wood burner, solid oak flooring, cellar, and the kitchen area with stripped pine floor and ESSE wood fired range with back boiler for the central heating. There is a double door to the west facing terrace. The first floor Two large bedrooms with stripped floorboards and windows south and west. Bedroom two houses the hot water tank for the solar hot water panels which are sited in the garden. The attic is insulated with wool, with 'velux' window and potential to convert into further habitable space. The converted barn The second property is the original barn and has been fully and beautifully converted. The ground floor comprises of mainly the generous living room with open plan kitchen divided by a bar. The floors are in 'travertine' tiles and there are doors to the south and west. The bathroom has a composting toilet, claw foot bath and basin. A workshop/utility area completes the ground floor, it has an door south to the covered ground floor terrace. The first floor is one large room with sitting area, bedroom and studio, this could be sub divided if required but offers 70 square meters of light and airy space. The magnificent roof beams are fully visible in this room, a simply stunning area for yoga, painting, composing or simply reposing! Their are glazed doors to the covered south east terrace, a great spot for contemplation and watching the wildlife. Outside The property is set on a plot of 3,345 sq.m, the gardens around are very productive with vegetable and flower beds, and a ruined building to the east could be rebuilt to offer garaging or workshop spaces. Ideally suited to clients looking for multi generation properties or to conduct B&B or 'gite' operations.