Successful Gite Complex & Family Home. Domaine, Land & Pool. 3 independent, flexible properties. Mirepoix Nr. Carcassonne, Ariège, Occitanie
Close to Carcassonne this Domaine is currently used as an Upmarket Gite Complex generating substantial income plus a stylish 4 bedroom owners home with separate access, gardens & parking. In total there are 13 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens & living areas. A large (12 x 6m) Heated Pool with Pool-house and Summer Kitchen/BBQ is set in the landscaped grounds. Now a thriving business this former country estate was constructed in 1826 from local stone & is set in grounds of over 3 hectares with mature trees and a perfect location in a very popular tourist area. Approached by a private leafy driveway, rural but not remote. There's adjacent land, suitable for keeping horses or small-holding , included in the purchase. There are further barns which could be renovated for an additional gite, events space, yoga/art retreats, stables or games rooms. In addition there are outbuildings, workshops, covered parking areas & private off-road parking. The3 bedroomed, top quality barn conversion gite also brings in long let additional off-season income. Surrounded by countryside views with sunny aspects yet not remote as only 3kms from town. Bordered by wooded countryside with open access for walking & riding. There are private gardens to each property as well as a wooded park garden & landscaped pool area.
The entire Domaine has been renovated to a very high standard with wooden floors, beams and exposed stone walls. The Gites are sold fully-equipped with quality furnishings, bedding and towels.
Potential as an events venue/ B&B/ Restaurant with rooms, or just move in and be your own boss!
Location: In a Prime location just 3kms from thriving medieval Mirepoix (a top Occitanie tourist site) & only 30minutes from UNESCO City of Carcassonne with its history, festivals & gourmet centre for wine & food as well as golf and the Canal du Midi. Mirepoix has a bi-weekly market, bars, restaurants, cinema, swimming pool and all services & shops. There are great Pyrenean view walks from the doorstep.
Set in the beautiful Cathar Region with historic cites and castles to discover. Just one hour from the vibrant city of Toulouse for culture & shopping. In the locality within half an hour are beautiful swimming & sailing lakes, great ski resorts, famous towns & attractions such as Foix with its castle & medieval festivals, Chateau de Montsegur, the Caves of Niaux & pre-historic paintings, Tour de France routes & climbs, Castelnaudary & the Canal du Midi. The Mediterranean Coast & Narbonne are within 1 hours drive. Spain and the stunning Costa Brava area around 2 hours drive.
Easy access from Carcassonne Airport or TGV Rail. Also Toulouse, Beziers, Perpignan, Montpellier, Girona & Barcelona within easy reach.
Details: Currently arranged as follows:-
Property 1: Former main Farmhouse 300m2 Offering 6 large bedrooms, 4 bathrooms set over three floors. A very spacious kitchen with range-cooker leads to a 60m3 living & dining room, conservatory and outdoor south-facing dining terrasse, utility room & downstairs WC. This property has many original features including a winding staircase, exposed beams, terra cotta tiled floors & large volumes. An open fireplace adds character & warmth to the huge living room. This property is mostly rented with the adjacent Barn Conversion to accommodate groups of up to 16 guests in comfort and style. It could also be reinstated as a large family home or B&B.
Property 2: Grange, Barn Conversion 100m2 With own private access and gardens. There are 3 lovely bedrooms with exposed stone walls & 2 top-quality bathrooms. Large open-plan living area with Vaulted ceiliings, original beams and exposed stone walls. Very efficient Wood-burner & electric heating. Lower floor with utility, storage, lock up bike shed & covered parking. When not being used with the farmhouse, this property is let separately with independent access and parking or it could be used for owners' accommodation to release the other larger house for rental. With low-season long lets it rents year round.
Property 3: Elegant three-storey home 200m2 A very attractive house with arched windows and sunny porch leading in to a 50m2 stunning kitchen & dining room with french doors to the park gardens. Oak stairs lead up to a first floor Living room with extensive views to the paddock and woods. Featuring a wood-burner, beams & polished wooden flooring. There are 4 spacious bedrooms including a master suite with dressing room and full bathroom. A study overlooks the grounds and leads to the third floor where there are 3 elegant bedrooms, a family shower room with double vanity unit and a useful store room. On the ground level there is a utility room, w.c./cloakroom, a downstairs bedroom/office, workshops and covered outbuildings. Gas central heating plus wood-burner. Currently used as owners' home but could generate high income. Own private gardens, potager, driveway & covered parking.
All the properties are double glazed, have good roof insulation, telephone & internet connection, private drainage & mains electricity.
Property 4: Large stone barn with water supply, three rooms and concrete floor. Needing full renovation to create an additional home or events space/stables/yoga retreat - subject to planning permission.
Further comprehensive details, photos, location plans & earnings history available.