7 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Languedoc-Roussillon, Aude, Saissac
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- Restored Home
- High Quality Finish
- Impressive Reception Rooms
- In Ground Pool
- Walking Distance to Village
- 1.5 Acres Gardens
- Fab Views
- Central Heating
- Mains Drains
Located in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon within walking distance to the village and just 25 mins from Carcassonne Airport, 1 hour from Toulouse Airport and the Mediterranean beaches making it ideal for those who need easy access to and from the UK and convenient for visiting family and friends.
Entrance: Inner lobby and hall leading to
Library: (5.8m x 4.7m) with marble fireplace and inset wood-burning fire.
Study/bedroom 2: (4.9m x 3.8m) with marble fireplace.
Bedroom 3: (3.6m x 3.0m) with marble fireplace.
Shower room: (2.4m x 2 2m) with white WC, bidet, basin and shower.
Bedroom 4: (4.4m x 4.3m) marble fireplace, parquet floor, French windows to balcony with views over village and mountains.
Bedroom 5: (4.3m x 3.7m) with marble fireplace, parquet floor, French windows to balcony also with views over village to the Pyrenees.
Bedroom 6: (4.4m x 3.5m) currently used as a dressing room, with marble fireplace and parquet floor.
Bathroom 2: (3.7m x 2.6m) with white bath, basin, WC and bidet and trompe-l'oeil decoration.
Stairs lead up to an attic (9.1m x 7.4m)
Salon: On the main floor, is the impressive panelled reception room (8.90m x 7.90m). It has a large marble fireplace with working chimney, the original decorated floor tiles, corner cupboards with curved doors, a secret door and huge 19th century oil paintings on canvas fixed to the walls. Double doors lead to the main south and west facing terrace which has stunning views of the garden, village and mountains, and a shady wisteria covered wrought iron pergola. From it, a door leads to the
Orangerie: (4.70m x 3.10m)
Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen (4.30m x 3.00m) with polished stone worktops and stone double sink with fitted waste disposal. All fitted units in the kitchen are included in the sale together with Bosch dishwasher, Gaudin oven, hob and extractor and Whirlpool American style fridge/freezer. Leading to
Back kitchen with original stone sink, a cellar and boiler room.
Breakfast room: (3.90m x 3.70m)
Bedroom 1: (3.90m x 3.70m)
Bathroom 1: (3.70 x 3.00m)with white bath, WC, bidet and basin, tiled floor and trompe-l'oeil decoration.
Dining room: (7.80m x 4.70m) with terracotta tiled floor, a working fireplace with insert wood burning fire, three pairs of French windows leading to a west facing, wisteria covered terrace with balustrade.
Second room: (5.80m x 3.50m) has a tiled floor and door to the terrace and leads to a
Laundry room: (3.3m x 1.8m) with tiled floor, sink and plumbing.
Note: This floor could be converted into a self-contained, two bedroomed gite or granny flat.
Attics - A fully boarded, insulated and heated attic of about 70m2 which has a triple window overlooking the village and mountains
Garden / Outside - Provide a description of your grounds and gardens including parking facilities and overall land size EG 1 Hectare / 1 .5 Acres / 500m2
The house is set in around 6500m2 of land with many trees: chestnut, fig, walnut, magnolia and two magnificent centuries-old cedars. About one half is landscaped garden planted with rosemary, lavender, thyme, roses, hydrangeas, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons. The other half, which is on a slope, has been left as natural woodland. The garden contains a 19th century grotto, a waterfall, an irrigation canal (free water for the garden, very important!), four fishponds, an aviary for peacocks, ducks and chickens, and outside lighting.
Two-car garage with electrically operated up and over door. Car parking stand for one car adjacent to front entrance.
Summerhouse (5.5m x 2.1m) Gardeners toilet. Workshop/garden store (4.80x 2.5m).
Local services: 2 GP Practices, Nursing Practice, Physiotherapist, Vet, 2 Pharmacies, Fuel Pumps, Repair Garage, Post Offices and cash machines, Butcher, 2 Bakeries, Garden Materials Shop, 4 General Stores, 2 Tabacs, 12 Restaurants, Tea Room, Hotel/Bar, Clock & Watch Repairer, Wine Merchant, Booksellers, Sports and Cultural Facilities including a stadium and hall, Hairdresser, Creche, Infants and Primary Schools, Weekly Market.
Activities and places of interest within 1 hour:
Beach, Lakes, Deer Park, Zoos, Museums, Cathar castles, Carcassonne Medieval City, Flying Club
DPE - ENERGY RESULTS C 108 kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 - C 14 kgrms pa pm2
- Carcassonne (International), 12.4 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 43.9 miles
- Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 55.2 miles
- Méditerranée (International), 90.9 miles
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