5 bed Countryside house near to Carcassonne, Aude, Occitanie
This converted old domaine is located on the edge of a village in the countryside near to Carcassonne in the Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. Recently renovated and updated, the stone house offers all modern comforts with attractive features such as high ceilings and exposed beams. The main house has 3 bedrooms and a large open-plan kitchen, dining and living room of 87m² with patio doors leading out to a lovely terrace with a pool of 11 x 5m. This property is in excellent condition with double glazing and a new septic tank whilst enjoying views of the beautiful countryside. The old Cave 62m2 is below the main house. Attached, is a second house with 2 bedrooms, a separate entrance, its own garden and offers the potential for immediate income. Situated on the edge of a village with another picturesque village near to local amenities and excellent transport connections at Carcassonne (motorway and airport). This property has an excellent location.Description of the building The main house offers about 149m² of living space over 1 floor. Ground floor: Patio 257m², open-plan lounge, dining room and modern fitted kitchen 87m², en-suite master bedroom 15m² with shower room + WC 5m². There are a further 2 bedrooms: 10m2 and 13m2 and a shower room 4m2. There are generous storage cupboards and a laundry room 8m2. The lounge and dining room have patio doors giving access to the terrace and pool area. The lounge has a wood-burning stove and double glazing throughout. The main house is well-insulated with electric heaters.
Cottage: The cosy and perfectly functional cottage (53m2) has a kitchen 8m2, leads past the shower room 4m2 and into a lounge of 20m2 with an insert fireplace, and patio doors to the rear secluded garden. First Floor: Two bedrooms: 10m2 and 8m2.
Wine cave: The old wine cave 62m² is below the newly renovated part of the house, with concrete floors and is currently used as a storage space but has the potential to be further developed subject to planning permission. Swimming pool 11m x 5m with large securely enclosed terrace of approx. 257m2 tiled in very attractive stone tiles. The pool is heated and chlorine treatment with winter and summer covers.
Grounds The grounds of 6295m² comprise of a largely sloping garden around the house with Mediterranean trees and shrubs. It is easy to maintain and has a secluded and private feeling. The remaining garden is below the pool area and to the rear of the cottage. The rest of the land leads uphill to the surrounding fields and has been left wild. There is space for parking for 4 cars.
General condition The house is very solidly built, in perfect condition and nicely decorated, as it has been newly renovated and requires no work to move in. A new septic tank was installed in 2016 to accommodate both properties and certificates are available. The main house has a wood burning stove, the cottage has fireplace and both have electric heaters.
Comment A beautiful luminous and well-conceived property in a pretty and relaxing environment. This house offers a secluded garden and really lovely pool area and the potential for rental income. Set in the countryside, yet in close proximity to a very pretty local village for local amenities and near to Carcassonne.