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10 bedroom house for sale


France - Castres, Tarn

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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 738 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 5244 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 0 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Unique and substantial, state of the art farmhouse, heaps of charm, fully renovated, 738mē living space, 10 bedrooms, main house  including 3 self-contained apartments, set in an immaculate garden, heated swimming pool, large conservatory, ideal for entertaining large groups of family and friends, very quiet, close to amenities and transport links, commercial potential. Not to miss !

A fully modernised 19th Century 5 bedroomed farmhouse, in the greater Castres area, Occitanie, South of France.  There are 3 further self-contained apartments with 5 additional bedrooms which, like the main house, all benefit from a high standard of renovation, electric blinds, and reversible air-conditioning.  This very charming property is perfect for hosting and entertaining an extended circle of family and friends who can enjoy the outdoor shaded spaces by the pool and games area.  The property is situated on the edge of a village, close to local amenities with good transport links and is on the main train line to Toulouse. A visit will surprise you!

Description of Building
The main house offers about 518mē living area over 2 floors.
Ground Floor: The large and spacious, tiled, open-plan living and dining area, 123mē, with partial double height ceilings reveal the upper mezzanine level.  From the fully equipped, modern kitchen, 15mē, laundry room 7mē and open-plan informal breakfast room one can step into the spectacular conservatory 50mē.  Electronic overhead blinds allow you to control the amount of sun/shade and glass sliding panel doors really bring the outdoors in.  Throughout the property there is a reversible heating/ cooling system and electric blinds to ensure a perfect temperature whatever the time of year. A second fully equipped kitchen 23mē is reached from the laundry room and could be easily reattached to the single level, self-contained, one bedroomed apartment that is part of the main house, containing a living room 21mē, kitchen, bathroom 11mē  and bedroom 16mē. All immaculately decorated.
Wine cellar 18mē with a cooling system maintaining a constant temperature
1st Floor: The mezzanine level 66mē comprises of 3 spaces all for entertainment:  a cinema room, a games area, separate seating area, and a Jacuzzi and gym set in the eaves . 4 double bedrooms between 13 - 15mē each, dressing room, an office 13mē and a modern shower room 12mē are also accessible on this level.  The wooden floors, beams and exposed brickwork in the mezzanine area give this space plenty of character.
Attic space of 106mē.  

Apartment 2
Offering about 112mē, a self-contained space offering 2 bed rooms 10mē and 13mē, the apartment benefits from a generous covered outside terrace 66mē.  Inside a modern, fully equipped kitchen and open-plan dining/ living space 44mē, leads onto a snug 21mē. There is also a laundry room and two bathrooms 6mē each.
Connected by a mezzanine terrace, 42mē, the third apartment is also an excellent space to accommodate extended family.

Apartment 3
Offering about 91mē , an open-plan living and fully equipped kitchen area 33mē, gives access to the WC, and bedroom with a shower and sink, 14mē. On the first floor, past a landing 10 mē is a second bedroom, 18mē with built in wardrobes and a bathroom 9mē. There is also a ground floor covered terrace, 17mē perfect for outdoor dining and private garden area.
Both apartments benefit from exposed stone walls, double glazing, reversible air-conditioning/heaters and electric blinds and mosquito nets resulting in comfortable living all year round.

A brightly coloured, traditional caravan of 17mē (a so called 'Roulotte') with all the mod-cons is set in the grounds and is perfect for visiting guests. With air-conditioning, shower, kitchen-dining. Capable of sleeping 4 people.

Swimming pool of 11 x 4.5m is heated, with an electric cover, salt water treatment and a recently installed new pump.

The stone-clad pump-house also contains a shower and WC.  An open, yet covered area with a bar, 29mē exposed stone walls and tiled floors is next to the pool, providing a shaded space for poolside dining.  
Garage 58mē a secure space for two cars.  
There is also a separate covered parking area of 26mē, space for a further two cars, next to a brick and glazed greenhouse of 17mē.
A delightful romantic chapel 15mē is attached to the main house and it's exposed stone walls means this is a lovely cool space.
The spacious boiler room houses a highly performing Bosch hot water system and the heating system.

A well-kept garden of 5244mē with some mature trees, olive trees and an immaculate lawn surround the property.  An automatic sprinkler system - from a bore hole - is in place which maintains this lush landscape.  There is a sandy boules - petanque area, perfect for a bit of friendly competition!  Outside lighting gives a lovely ambiance. Entirely fenced.

General Condition
This property is in an excellent decorative state, with no work required.  It is very well insulated and has double glazing throughout.  This property benefits from automatic electric blinds and mosquito nets on every window and reversible air-conditioning system. A Bosch hot water system is in place; the central heating is by oil.  Generating unit in case of electricity failure. The property also benefits from electric gates and video camera with interior and exterior controls. In brief: a smart home.

This is a fully renovated, expansive property and has a number of features to ensure your comfort while enjoying the sunshine in the South of France.  It is a wonderful space for entertaining family and friends, both indoors and out.  It has excellent transport connections and close to all amenities. Also suited for gites and-or B&B.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (International), 43.2 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 69.6 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
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