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14 bedroom character property for sale

France - Carcassonne, Aude


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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 1160 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 99807 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 450 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Splendid unusual Chateau from 1860, with 2 apartments, conference room, large outbuildings, detached chapel to restore, pool and pond on 9.9ha of park and agricultural land, ideal for horses, in Carcassonne area

This Chateau was inspired by Italian architecture; a Florentine style façade with a round covered terrace at the entrance attracts immediately the eye. It is an absolute dream to sit on this terrace and overlook the park with its pond and far view and to enjoy the beautiful nature. The Château offers many original features like high ceilings, original wall paintings, a beautiful stair hall way, different wooden parquet floors, marble fireplaces and is well maintained and in good condition. The two apartments have separate entrances and leave the privacy for the Château. There is a big development potential with the attached outbuildings. Very well suited in the greater Carcassonne area, besides a large family home, the property has the potential for a luxury - apartment - hotel or B&B with larger groups and conferences.

Description of the buildings
The Château offers 1160m² of living area on 4 levels.
Ground floor 180m²: Spacious entrance hall with outside covered South facing terrace, accessible via wide stone staircases, library 33m² with marble fireplace, lounge 34m² with marble fireplace and boudoir, dining room 34m² with separate office, well equipped kitchen 25m². All rooms still have their original wooden floors. Some of them still have their original wallpaper and wood panels. Impressive, large central hall with high ceiling and painted walls. The beautiful staircase leads to the different levels.
Upper garden level floor 170m²:  dining room and kitchen with its original floor and oven. Large exercise room 100m² with sauna, jacuzzi, hamman, shower room, separate toilet, bedroom 26m², bathroom.
Garden level floor with entrance to a courtyard and another to the park, utility room, large cellar and wine cave.
First floor 180m² with large hall leading to 4 en suite bedrooms:
Deco style bedroom 32m² with bathroom and dressing, bedroom 37m² with bathroom and dressing featuring the original ceramic wood stove. The third bedroom 30m² on this floor has a marble bath. The master bedroom 38m² features another beautiful bathroom with a round bath, shower, bidet and dressing.
Second floor 180m² : 4 bedrooms 15, 17, 18 and 21m² and a family bathroom. Three large rooms, used as offices and painting studio.

2 self catering apartments 100m² and 150m² + Conference Room
The apartments are attached to the chateau and accessible by a so called servant staircase. Next to the apartments a 95m² conference room with its large mezzanine. Separate bar, dining area and kitchen 70m², toilets.

A large 2 storey barn, each floor 300m². Ground floor used as garage. Its first floor could be used as extension to the conference facilities.
Another barn connected to a walled courtyard of 120m².
A beautiful Gothic style chapel, dating from 1885, is in need of renovation.

Pool 12m x 7m tiled with mosaïque
Large Pond feed by a river bordering the property

9 ha 9807m², the park with old plane, magnolia, cedar trees and bamboo is bordered by a small river which feeds a large pond. There is a well on the grounds. The major part of the land consists of meadows which is ideal for horses.

General condition
The chateau, apartments and conference building are in good condition and well maintained. Original wooden floors or terra cotta tiles, oil fired central heating, remote controlled gate.

This large and interesting property is very well suited for a successful, profitable hotel, B&B and conference enterprise, well situated in such a beautiful region rich in history, near the Med and several international airports close by.

Possibility to buy more former outbuildings which are partly rented out in apartments, situated before the entrance to the Château as an interesting investment.

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
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 57 miles
  • Méditerranée (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 du Deves, St Genies de Fontedit, Herault 34480 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 du Deves, St Genies de Fontedit, Herault 34480 FRANCE
or call 03339 395599
Calling from outside the UK? 0033467363680

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