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14 bedroom character property for sale


France - Carcassonne, Aude

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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 1300 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 927995 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 2400 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Maison de Matre with old farm estate, several dwelllings, numerous outbuildings, 1300m living space, large reception rooms, farm buildings 2400m, swimming pool, Centennial park, 92ha of grounds, close to amenities

This property is situated in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. Typically in this old farm estate there are several buildings that were used for the farm workers, an owner's ''Maison de Matre'', several outbuildings, Stables, Workshops, Barns, Forge. Over time and to meet demands, parts have developed and become a reception centre for conferences, weddings with a restaurant. Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, commercial BBQ and the park are part of this development with ample parking for guests. A stone wall all around the park makes it very private. The position of this property being not far from a large town makes it positively ''business like''.

Description of the property
Together the various buildings offer 1300m of living space and the possibility of a further 2400m.
Maison de Matre
Ground floor: (Ceiling height 3,30m, original floor tiles): Entrance hall 20m, kitchen and back kitchen 31m, sitting room / library 31m, sitting room with a marble fireplace 30m, bedroom with a marble fireplace 27m, cave, WC.
1st floor: (Wood floor): Bedroom with marble fireplace and en suite, 2 bedrooms with marble fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, 2x WC.

The Parents house to the right of the Maison de Matre:
Ground floor: Sitting room with a fire insert 36m, bedroom 25m with a large bay window onto the garden and reversible air conditioning system plus a bathroom en suite 5m, kitchen and back kitchen 30m, 2 x WC.
1st floor: Two bedrooms, office and a bathroom, WC. Total area 80m. Double glazing.

Workers house 1
Ground floor: Garage and fuel storage 38m, rear office 23m.
1st floor: Various rooms to be renovated approximate area 60m.
2nd floor: Various rooms to be renovated approximate area 60m.
Workers house 2
Ground floor: 4 rooms to be renovated, approximate area 90m.
1st floor: 4 rooms to be renovated, approximate area 90m.
2nd floor: 4 rooms to be renovated, approximate area 90m.

The guesthouse already renovated, (2 levels)
Ground floor: Entrance hall 8m, kitchen 22m, open sitting room, bar, office 66m with 3 fireplaces and 1 insert.
1st floor: Master bedroom with a balneo bath and Italian shower, WC, dressing 28m, passage 8m, bedroom 1 20m and bedroom 2 12m, shower room and WC 3m, bedroom.
Gas heating system (cistern) is used in this house, alarm system, double-glazing in PVC.

Reception and wedding events room (1 level)
First, a large reception room 280m up to norms, gas-heating system, anti fire curtains, WC, Shower room, dressing and a stage.
Second, another reception room 100m up to norm and next a Jacuzzi room 43m.
An equipped commercial kitchen is supplying these 2 rooms, a dishwasher room, a back kitchen, staff shower room, and technical room.

Other outbuildings
A stone building 790m having been used for winery then grains storage on 2 levels, very clean.
A garage 53m with a first floor, a workshop, a forge, a stable (5 boxes) 110m with a first floor, a pigeon loft 50m.

Swimming pool of 11.5m x 5.5m, pool house and summer kitchen, tiled terrace around it.
A commercial BBQ corner able to cook a whole animal for customers is situated in the park not far from the swimming pool.

About 92.8ha of agricultural land and a lovely park of 1.6388ha surrounds the buildings, towards the front, the park includes various specimens of century old trees, Palm trees, Mediterranean plants and a large water feature, towards the rear: grassland. Numerous Terraces complete this property. Ample parking.

General Condition
The property is in good order; most of the buildings can be lived in straight away. Workers houses having not been used for several years are to be updated. A touch of modernism in certain parts would be welcome. The roofs have been looked after over the years, the use of some building are to be resolved like the empty stone cave 790m on two floors. Fuel heating system is used in this Maison de Matre. The park with its shaded alleyways, bridge over the water feature have been maintained daily.

Next to a large, lively town, this ensemble of looked after character farm buildings engaged itself into the direction of a tourist development, restaurant, bijoux hotel, Gites, conferences, Wedding venues, horses, space is not a handicap.  Access to this property is easy regardless it is by road, bus, railway, and plane even by taxi from the neighbouring town. Should this be the aim a consequent investment will have to be done.

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

Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (International), 4.2 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 66.2 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 91.7 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
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