Minervois Corbières restored medieval 12thC Castle, original features, stunning views over village and countryside, 600m², independent apartment, convertible outbuildings, large courtyard, various terraces, garden with pool, very private,..., Aude, Occitanie
Description of the buildings The medieval castle offers about 600m² of living space over 3 floors. Ground floor: A beautiful monumental staircase leads to a large solid entrance door. - Prestigious entrance hall 57m² with beautiful mosaic floor with original stone staircase opposite leading to the first floor, - fully fitted kitchen 34m² with oak parquet floor and a beautiful marble fireplace, pantry 8m² in the East tower, a French door leading to the South facing garden with terrace and swimming pool - dining room 39m² with carved wood panelling, a oak parquet floor and a marble fireplace, 2 French doors leading to the garden, a walk in cupboard 5m² - sitting room 23m² with wood panelling, a parquet floor and a oak fireplace, a French door leading to the garden, access to the West tower - Lounge 30m² with a fireplace, tiled floor, French door to the paved terrace - curved corridor to the north terrace - WC and vestibule 5m² - store room 3m² - wine cave 30m² below the lounge area 1st floor: - landing 11m² leading to the corridor 26m² - bedroom 23m² with fireplace and en-suite bathroom 7m², dressing room 3.2m² - vestibule 4m² leading to a terrace 60m² - bedroom 17m² - master suite with bedroom 23m² with fireplace, dressing room 19m², shower room 8m² - bedroom 17m² with en-suite shower room 3.4m² - bedroom 12.5m² with en-suite shower room 6m² - study/bedroom 10.3m² - separate toilette 6m² 2nd floor: - landing 13m² leading to the corridor 26m² - bedroom 26m² and en-suite shower room 5.6m² in the tower, dressing 2m² - bedroom 18.8m² - bathroom 13.6m² - bedroom/office 14m² - room 10m² with tower 8m² - bedroom 13.8m² - 2 rooms to restore 12m² and 18.6m² with tower 3m² - large tower 8m²
Swimming pool 8m x 3m
Independent Apartment This ground floor apartment offers about 85m² of living space. lounge 24m², fully fitted kitchen 7m², corridor, bedroom 12.5m², bedroom 19.6m², bathroom 7.75m², laundry room, terrace / courtyard 41m²
Outbuildings There is a huge commercial potential since those buildings could be converted into apartments, an event room etc.; all subject to planning permit. Stables 240m²: 120m² with still some boxes, another 120m² on the 1st floor Garage 280m²: 140m² on the ground floor and another 140m² above Cellar 25m²: storage below the Château
Grounds The total size of the land is 1451m² with various outside spaces. A courtyard of about 240m² at the entrance provides access to the Castel, the apartment and the outbuildings. Outbuildings are accessed as well from a public place. There is another terrace on the North side of about 120m². The lovely South facing garden, laid to lawn with automatic watering system, overlooking the village, with bushes and flowers, a terrace and swimming pool, has a size of about 360m². And the terrace of 60m² on the first floor adds to the various outside spaces.
General Condition Except a very few rooms, as described above, the Castle has been restored over the past 5 years and is in excellent condition. New matching wooden double glazed windows and French doors throughout, heating by exchange pump and a few electric radiators in some bedrooms. Letter B on the energy report proofs that this Castle is exceptionally well insulated. Automatic gates, cat 5 system throughout, alarm system and cctv. Town water and town sewage.
Comments Rare to find such a Castle, full of history, and in turn key condition! Low maintenance, ideal for a main residence, wedding venue/event business, luxury B&B with Gite activity or long term rent of apartments or just a large secondary home to reunite the family for holidays.