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19 bedroom house for sale

France - Carcassonne, Aude


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Key features:

  • Living space: 555 m2;
  • Plot size: 18326 m2;
  • Convertible space: 43 m2;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Historic mill complex in superb, tranquil woodland setting, main house with 4 bedrooms, separate 2 bedroom apartment, 5 other independent gtes, 1.7Ha of land with pool, minutes from village with all amenities

The perfect opportunity to purchase an established gte business. Dating from 1900, the large Master's owners house retains many of the original features : chunky beams, fireplaces, high ceilings and thick walls. The second floor has a separate entrance and is an independent 2 bedroom apartment. The 300 year old mill house has been cleverly transformed into two gtes -  one even has a curved wall which housed the original mill machinery. A second stone building has been turned into a  gte, laundry and games room and next to this two one bed studio gtes provide extra rentable accommodation. The rooms have exposed beams, thick walls, high ceilings and open fires.

The property is situated in 1.7ha of grounds in a very private, tranquil, woodland setting, yet is only minutes from a lively village with the necessary amenities and within easy reach of Carcassonne. It has a large pool and ist own river.

Description of the buildings
The main house offers 229m of living space over 3 floors
Ground Floor: From the side you enter a large open plan, fitted kitchen, 11m and dining room, 22m and move through a generous hallway, 13m into the lounge, 30m with insert woodburner.
First Floor: 4 large bedrooms, 12m, 15m, 15m and 20m, a shower room, 4m with sink and WC leading to a bathroom, 12m with corner bath and sink.
Second Floor: Self contained apartment with its own separate entrance and separate heating system. Up some external steps into a modern, well fitted kitchen, 15m with beams. Moving into the lounge, 17m and out into the hallway which contains a dressing room, 4m and shower room, 4m. Also on this floor, two generous bedrooms. Bedroom one 16m also has its own sink and bedroom two, 15m has a sink and bidet.
Attic: The house also has a large attic which could be converted into further living space.

The Old Millhouse
The 300 year old millhouse now houses two gtes;It is packed with character beams, a mix of wooden and tiled floors. There is a adjoining door so there is the option to make both houses into one.
The other five gtes are housed in independent buildings with their own outdoor space and offer a total living space of 326m
Gte One  - sleeps 6
Entering the gite via an L shaped lounge/dining/breakfast area, 36m. Upstairs in the hallway is a WC and shower room and another hallway /leading to three bedrooms ; 9m, 8m and 9m. One bedroom has a doorway leading to outside stone stairs.
Gte Two  - sleeps 8
This time entering the first floor which houses an L shaped lounge/dining/breakfast area, 44m and a well fitted kitchen, 5m. The lounge has an insert woodburner.  On this floor there are two bedrooms, 9m (door to outside) and 7m and a bathroom with bath, sink and WC, 7m.
Down a wooden staircase to the ground floor where you find a further two bedrooms, 11m and 12m and a shower and WC. These have been cleverly incorporated into the curved walls of the old mill mechanism.
Gte Three - sleeps 6
A second stone building, originally thought to be the old stables, provides a spacious fourth gte. It has its own garden and elevated positon to maximise on the woodland views.
The L shaped lounge/dining room, 28m, with woodburner and wooden mezzanine level, 10m provide extra communal space. The fitted kitchen, 10m sits under the mezzanine.
Through a small hallway with WC and shower you find three bedrooms, 8m, 10m and 13m.
Gte 4 & 5  - sleeps 4
A separate cabin which cleverly contains two studio gtes, perfect for couples. There is an adjoining door so there is the option to use them as one larger gte.
Both have one main room, 18m  and fitted kitchen area, 3m and shower room, 3m.

A boiler room, a laundry, 23m which houses several washing machines and has its own WC, and a games room with heat light and power, 45m which could be converted, with the right permissions.
Outside, underneath the Master's house is a laundry and dry wood store, 13m. Under the old Mill house is a storeroom which houses the hot water tanks, 13m

Pool 16m x 8m with large paved surround

Down a private gravel road you find the property tucked into its own secluded valley, which enjoys sunshine for most of the day. The property is bordered by beautiful woodland, and mature gardens.
There is ample parking for at least 10 cars. The main house and gtes sit at one end of the plot, each with their own outdoor space. A river gently bubbles along the side of the plot. There is a further piece of land the other side of the river belonging to the property. At the other end of the plot lies the pool, 16 x 8m, surrounded by a paved sun terrace with shower. Beyond this the land continues with space to play football. The views in all directions are of woodland

General Condition
The house and gtes are in good condition. The roof of the main house is slate and in good order. The roofs of the other gtes are tiled and also in a good state. There are two septic tanks on the property.
The pool is in excellent order and had a new liner in early 2014. The property also benefits from a natural spring which is used to fill the pool, a great saving on water costs.

Incredibly beautiful, tranquil setting with existing gte business and additional potential for development. The perfect opportunity to buy a wonderful home with immediate income potential.

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 (LOCAL), 50.8 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 57.1 miles
  • Mditerrane (INTERNATIONAL), 84.8 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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3, Rue Calade Longue, 34480, Magalas, FRANCE
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