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6 bedroom character property for sale

France - Carcassonne, Aude


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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 350 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 6540 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 60 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Elegant and unusual Maison de Matre from 1880, exceptional original elements, 350m living space, 60m convertible, 6 bedrooms, 70m apartment or workshop, swimming pool in large mature garden of 6540m, panoramic views, walking distance to all amenities

This very elegant Mansion is situated at the edge of a village with all amenities, in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. It was built in 1880 by a wealthy industrial family and the property has kept the charm and elegance of this period. An artist decorated the walls of the stunning sitting room and his art is still today to be admired. The house is in perfect condition and offers all modern comfort, such as gas central heating, double glazed windows, alarm system etc. The beautiful original floors, the marble fireplaces, the exceptional and elegant sitting room, the large windows making the house very bright, and at last but not least, the dominating feeling overlooking a beautiful landscape -  all that gives the property plenty of charm, elegance and an relaxing atmosphere. A beautiful property in an exceptional situation!

Description of the building
The Mansion offers 350m living space over 3 floors with a convertible attic of 60m. The house has been built on a slope and on each level rooms lead onto terraces giving access to the beautiful garden.
Top floor: Main entrance 18m, five steps lead up to a landing with bedroom 18m with marble fireplace, bedroom 16.2m with marble fireplace, bathroom 9m with a bathtub, 2 washbasins and toilet, bedroom 15m with marble fireplace.
Five steps down from the entrance hall, there is a library/sitting room29m with marble fireplace, study or bedroom 18m with marble fireplace, bedroom 11m with marble fireplace, shower room 5m with toilet.
Middle floor:  Entrance, the heart of the house is this magnificent living room 72m, with  murals, stucco decoration, marble fireplace and original floor tiles, access to a large terrace enjoying the views, a conservatory 15m, fully fitted kitchen 17m, breakfast and family dining room 14m, bedroom 14m, bathroom 11m with bathtub, washbasin, bidet and toilet, pantry 13m, cellar, heating room.
Bottom floor:  Large dining or living room 40m with a marble fireplace and terracotta flooring, room 22.5m, laundry, cellar, large terrace 100m. This floor could be used as an independent apartment.
Attic: 60m convertible room with visible beams.

Swimming pool with its large terrace
Lovely old winter garden used as summer kitchen
Garage 35m with an electric gate
Parking next to the top entrance
Garden tool shed and wood shed

The entire property is fenced and has various accesses. The upper part of the house is surrounded by almost flat land. The lower part of the garden is on a slope which allows non obstructive views. The lovely mature garden offers large trees, flower bushes and hedges, plenty of roses and various other flowers. There is a little water feature crossing the property with ponds and cascades. For animal lovers there is even an aviary installed on the lower part. Mains sewage and water.

General condition
The house is in perfect condition and even all the original features are in incredible condition. There are beautiful parquet floors, the crown room has original floor tiles and stucco decoration, high ceilings, many marble fireplaces etc. There is a central heating system fired by gas, a fully fitted kitchen, plenty of storage space and cellars, alarm system.

Only a visit can give you the ambiance of this magic and unique place!

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
  • 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 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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This property is marketed by:

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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