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15 bedroom character property for sale


France - Carcassonne, Aude

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Call: 03339 395599

Key features:

  • Living space: 700 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Plot size: 860000 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Convertible space: 700 m<sup>2</sup>;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

13th/18th Century Domain with breathtaking views over beautiful countryside across the Pyrenees, 3 houses plus barns, partly convertible buildings, 15 bedrooms, swimming pool, 86ha of fields and woods, peaceful, short drive to amenities, ideal for luxury private home or various business activities like retreats, Gtes, receptions and as well as on the agriculture side

This beautiful 18th C. Domain is situated in the Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France, on a sloping hill offering breathtaking views over valleys, villages and across the Pyrenees. Constituted like a small hamlet, this relaxing site offers several dwellings, today are 3 unites with further conversion possibilities, huge outbuildings such a former wine cellar 560 m on 2 floors as well as another barn. The property is ideal as a luxury home or for various business activities like retreats, Gtes, receptions, equestrian center and much more. The pigeon tower and a former employee's house were built in the 13th Century and enormous walls are witness to the long history at this overwhelming site. About 86 hectares of fields and woods are nicely undulated and offer various agriculture possibilities. Sitting on the south facing terrace, your eye catches the century old trees and breathtaking views. The panoramic views, the silence of this site, combined with the sound of birds, this place invites to stay and just be. The view is absolutely incredible and pictures cannot do justice. Today are 15 nice bedrooms available and it could easily get to 25 bedrooms or more. The buildings have been very well restored; whilst keeping the authenticity and charm all modern comfort has been added. The outbuildings are sound and could offer further space for reception, seminars, weddings etc. The large swimming pool gives the feel of diving in the view.

This property will get under your skin!

Description of the property
The property offers 733m living space at present, 900m of outbuildings

Main House 373m living area on 3 floors:
Ground floor: Entrance hall 10m, Fully fitted Kitchen 48m with fireplace, Pantry 16m, Cloakroom 8m, Sitting Room 23m with fireplace, Office 20m with fireplace, Secondary Sitting Room 20m with fire place, Laundry Room 15m.
Walled courtyard with total privacy on the north side and charming area with huge trees and the breathtaking view on the south.
1st floor: 5 Bedrooms: 30, 30, 20, 20 and 14m, Games Room 42m, 3 Bathrooms, 2 of them with Italian Shower.
2nd floor: 2 attic bedrooms 25 and 32m.
91m convertible space in the attic.

13th C. Tower house 550m on 3 floors
There are 3 levels with each about 180m. The whole building needs a total restoration and is today just a charming shell. In the tower is at the bottom a 30m3 watertank used for the watersystem feed by the own well. At the top of the tower is the pigeon house.

Gte 250m living area on 3 floors:
House designed for seasonal rentals
Ground floor: Kitchen 35m with fireplace, Sitting Room 25m, TV-room 30m, Laundry Room 20m.
1st floor: 4 Bedrooms: 22, 21, 11 and 15m, 3 Bathrooms with Italian shower.
2nd floor: 3 attic bedrooms: 28, 27 and 20m.
Lovely south facing terrace with total privacy
Gate keeper's House 126m living space on 3 floors:
Ground floor: Kitchen, dining and sitting area 48m, pantry and laundry area 18m.
1st floor: 2 Large bedrooms, WC, bathrooms with Italian shower.
2nd floor: 48m games room with parquet floor.

Attached to the Gate keeper's house is another apartment 70m which needs total restoration:
Ground floor: Entrance, room 30m
1st floor: 2 bedrooms and a bathroom

Further attached is a huge barn with a ground and first floor, all in stone, several rooms like garage, workshop etc. 380m.

Charming former Cave and grains storage:
Ground floor: former wine cave with 3 vats, size available 256m
1st floor: the former grains room 310m
Completely empty; just the vats are there.

Swimming pool 17m x 5m with rolling shutter and its terrace.

The property comes with 86ha of grounds of which 31ha are fields, 53ha are woods and 2ha are the buildings and its gardens. The surround of the buildings is flat and offers various terraces on each side. The land is all in a gentle slope and farmed with variating culture each year. The property is free of any lease each year after the harvest.

General Condition
The property is very sound and the 3 houses are in very good condition. Only some painting or 1 or 2 shower rooms would need to be changed or upgraded. The park and swimming pool area are well maintained, a watering system is fed by a well. Some parts of the outbuildings could be renovated. The ''Cave'' has a huge potential and is a beautiful building!

An interesting large Domaine with a warm feeling, in a wonderful position and with breathtaking views across the Pyrenees, peaceful countryside location. For a buyer who likes to be in a beautiful nature and accepts 10mn drive for shopping. The property offers various development possibilities in the agriculture as well as in the touristic sector.

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
Calling from outside the UK? 0033467363680

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