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10 bedroom character property for sale

France - Castelnaudary, Aude


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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 537 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 38760 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 200 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Maison de Matre from the 19th Century, partly renovated, 530m, main house with 6 bedrooms, guesthouse with 4 bedrooms, original features, large attic, several large outbuildings, quiet and private environment, 3.8 ha centenary park, unspoiled countryside views, commercial potential

This 19th Century Maison de Maitre is set in a rural environment in the Castelnaudary area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France.  The main house is settled in the middle of a 3.8 ha park with mature trees, with stunning views on the surrounding countryside. There are well proportioned bright rooms and lots of original features as wooden staircase, terracotta floor tiles, marble fireplaces. There are spacious and bright bedrooms of which some with mezzanine and also a large convertible attic. The guest house is attached but on the ground floor separated by the garage. With its own entrance it could be used as a gte.

Description of the buildings
The main house: It offers 364 m of living space on two floors.
Ground floor: The entrance hall 27m, kitchen / dining room 43.5 m with exposed beams, tiled floors and wooden kitchen furniture, utility room with rustic fireplace 18m, WC, shower, large 38m living room, vaulted cellar accessible from the entrance hall 41m, garage 65m. A wooden staircase leads to the first floor.
First floor: From  a 17m landing and several corridors 12 m one has access to a 17m bedroom with mezzanine 19m, bed room of 23m with a mezzanine of 12.5m,  bathroom 7m, WC 3m, bedroom 9.5m, living room 41m, bedroom 13.5m, bathroom 10m, toilet, bedroom 15m, bedroom 17m and an office 8m.
Second floor : convertible attic of 200m floor area.

It offers 173 m of living space.
The guesthouse is attached to the main house but on ground floor level separated and accessible by the garage and it also has a separate entrance 5m. This entry leads into the living room with fireplace 23m and kitchen of 17,5m. On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms of 19,5m, 16m, 10,5m and 16m, a bathroom 11m and a living room of 28m with mezzanine 18m. This house needs some redecoration. Attached to this house is an old stable of 71m.

Open barns
A large and beautiful independent stone built barn of 155m that would be ideal for an indoor swimming pool, terrace or covered  parking. There is another large open shed built in bricks.

At the north side of the main house there is a little old farmhouse of 60m floor space that needs complete renovation . Ideal to create another guesthouse/gte.

A nice tree lined gravel driveway leads to the house. The grounds of 3.876 ha includes a mature park with bicentury trees, a small pond, a vegetable garden and several fruit trees. It has stunning views on the surrounding countryside and plenty of room to install a swimming pool. At the front of the house there is a south-facing terrace. The property also benefits from a well.

General condition
The main house is in good condition with good quality ceilings, floors and wooden doors and windows ( simple and double glazing ) The roof has been checked. There is an oil fired central heating in the main house and electric heating and fireplace insert in the guardian house. Mains water and septic tank.

This Maison de Maitre has kept its original character but with a modern touch and a  warm and friendly atmosphere. It is situated close to a village with all amenities. Could well be used as a family home but also as a commercial potential for a B&B and Gites business. Very easy access from airports and motorways in the region. A visit is highly recommended !

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Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 19.2 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 35.8 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (INTERNATIONAL), 60.8 miles
  • Beziers (LOCAL), 70.4 miles
  • Lourdes (Tarbes) (INTERNATIONAL), 99.2 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
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