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11 bedroom character property for sale

France - Carcassonne, Aude


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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 590 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 1944 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 270 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Magnificent Maison de Matre, 8 bedrooms on 3 floors, tastefully renovated with large independent outbuildings, 3 bedroom guesthouse, offices, garage, several character stone barns, heated swimming pool set in a private garden of 1944m, located in a village with all amenities

It is situated in a lively village with all amenities near Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France. This elegant Maison de Matre is packed with many original features and has recently been refurbished to a high standard.The main house is currently used as a private family home. The guesthouse provides ample extra living space, suitable as a caretaker's cottage or as accommodation for relatives. The offices currently provide ample premises for the family business.

The property has previously been run as a profitable gite and B&B business and could be further developed using the outbuildings. The offices occupy an independent building and could be used for running seminars or courses or have the potential to create further living space. The property is only a short distance to an international airport, close to the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains.

Description of the buildings
Manor House
402 m of habitable space on 3 floors with 8 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms; each floor measures 134 m.
Ground floor: spacious entrance hall, 30 m; lounge, 35 m with fireplace; TV room-office, 23 m with fireplace; dining room, 23 m and fully equipped kitchen, 23 m with wine cellar in the basement. Separate toilet.
1st floor: landing, 22 m; master bedroom, 18 m with dressing, 12 m and bathroom, 6 m; a second en-suite bedroom, 33 m; 2 more bedrooms, 19 m each; family
bathroom, 6 m.
2nd floor: landing; large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 45 m; 3 bedrooms, 16, 18 and 20 m; family shower room.

121 m habitable space on 2 floors with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
Ground floor: fully equipped kitchen, 24 m; former stables have been transformed into a lounge-dining room 45 m.
1st floor: en-suite bedroom, 19 m, 2 bedrooms, 14 m each; shower room, 5 m.

On the first floor of one of the outbuildings the owners have created an office
of 67 m, which could also be used as a seminar room or transformed into a studio.

Other outbuildings
Garage 58 m.
Open garage, used as carport, 56 m with upper floor.
Large barn, the former winery, 107 m; possible to make a first floor.
Covered terrace, 50 m with BBQ for outside dining.

Swimming pool
The saltwater heated pool measures 10 m x 5 m and is surrounded by tiled terraces.

A large gate opens into the 1944 m  easy to maintain gardens with a well and an automatic watering system. Mature trees and flowerbeds.

General condition
The house and its outbuildings are in a very good condition. The manor house has double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. The guesthouse is heated by electric convectors; the office has reversible air conditioning.

Nicely situated, well renovated manor house with guesthouse, office and character outbuildings, in a lively village, near Carcassonne. Attractive opportunity for someone who wants to create a B&B and gite business or offer seminars and workshops. Potential to develop space for a gallery or -antique- shop.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (International), 2.6 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 41.1 miles
  • Beziers (Domestic), 50.6 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 57 miles
  • Mditerrane (International), 84.6 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
AB Real Estate, St Genies de Fontedit

3, Rue Calade Longue, 34480, Magalas, FRANCE
03339 395599  Local call rate
About AB Real Estate, St Genies de Fontedit

AB Real Estate is a successful international agency founded in 2001. We offer a wide range of properties from prestige, to villas and character holiday homes in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the South of France.

Our dedicated team of multilingual staff ensures the specific needs of our foreign clientele are met. Buying a property in another country as a holiday home, investment, or a permanent place of residence, can be a difficult process, particularly if you are unfamiliar with the language, local laws, legal requirements and procedures. We provide a smooth transition and also help with the myriad of different logistical issues that arise whenever you are buying a property abroad.

Based on your initial search requirements, we offer a tailored service selecting only those properties that meet your needs.

We will assist you through the whole purchasing process, and offer an exceptional after sales service that includes a settling-in package where we connect all the utilities, help you set up a bank account, insurance etc. We also offer a maintenance service, for example, gardening, building/decorating, pool, etc., a key-holding service and a holiday rental service ranging from change-overs to an all encompassing package, and much more.

You will find a warm welcome here at AB Real Estate and our experienced and professional multilingual team will make things as easy as possible for you.


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AB Real Estate, St Genies de Fontedit

3, Rue Calade Longue, 34480, Magalas, FRANCE
or call 03339 395599
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