8 bed Countryside house near to Minervois Corbières, Aude, Occitanie
This property was part of a medieval fortified castle situated in the Minervois - Corbières region, Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. The castle as well as the two independent gîtes are entirely restored with taste and style, while the nice exposed stones and fireplaces have been preserved. The rooms have big windows and are very bright, a rare asset for this kind of properties! Dispatched on 3 levels, there are 4 bedrooms and 2 large rooms who could be used as bedrooms as well. The gîte 1 with 2 levels and 1 bedroom is very charming with its nice tower. The gîte 2 has 3 levels and also 1 bedroom. The outdoor area comprises a very pretty garden on the south facing side, with flowers and trees and a nice view over the village and the valley. On the other side, there is a secured courtyard with a large wooden gate, a lawn and with parking space for several cars. Just 100m away, in the plain, a vegetable garden of 398m2. Here is a great opportunity to live like a Lord!Description of the building This part of the property has 388m² of living space on 3 levels. Ground floor: Kitchen 24m² with access to the terrace, dining room 24m² with access to the terrace, entrance hall 17m², staircase 12m², living room 26m², library 14m², bathroom 10m², laundry 21m², veranda 15m². 1st floor: Living room 36m², staircase 11m², corridor 11m², bathroom 5m², bedroom 1 33m², bedroom 2 17m², bedroom 3 16m², terrace 15m². 2nd floor: Staircase 11m², room 1 living room 26m², room 2 living room 33m², room 3 living room 32m², room 4 bedroom 16m², bathroom 9m².
Gîte 1: Living surface of 58m² on 2 levels. Ground floor: Entrance, living room, small kitchen, dining room, tower 29m². 1st floor: Bedroom, bathroom, tower 29m².
Gîte 2: Living surface of 81m² on 3 levels. Ground floor: Cellar, several storage rooms, laundry, lavabo 27m². 1st floor: Bedroom, shower room, kitchenette 27m². 2nd floor: Living room 27m².
Parking space in the courtyard for 2 - 3 cars.
Grounds The castle sits on a plot of 1229m², a vegetable garden of 398m² is just 100m away. The garden is planted with flowers and trees, while most of the courtyard is covered by a lawn. Quiet location. There are several places around the house to sit and eat on a shaded place at each moments of the day. Barbecue.
General condition The property is very well maintained. It is in an excellent condition and can be moved in immediately. Single and double glazed windows, heating system by electric convectors and several wood burning insert fireplaces.
Comment A very tastefully restored, historical and unique property with a warm atmosphere. Amenities for every day's needs are just a short drive away. A very nice home for a large family, but also perfect as a holiday residence. The letting of the gîtes allow an extra income. Don't miss this great opportunity!