10 bedroom castle for sale
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- 38760m2 of land
- 537m2 of floor space
- Countryside view
The property comprises of : a main house with 6 bedrooms, guest house with 4 bedrooms, full of original features, a large attic, several large outbuildings, quiet and private environment, all set in almost 4 hectares of landscaped parkland and with unspoiled countryside views.
This 19th Century Maison de Maitre is set in a rural environment in the Castelnaudary area, South of France, Languedoc Roussillon. The main house is settled in the middle of a 3.8 ha park with mature trees, with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. There are well proportioned rooms and lots of original features such as exposed beams, wooden staircase, terracotta floor tiles, marble fireplaces. The house has spacious bedrooms including 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 gite. The other outbuildings, including a small farmhouse in ruins, have a strong development potential with the necessary authorisations.
Description of the buildings :
The main house: It offers 364 m2 of living space on two floors.
Ground floor: The entrance hall 27m2, kitchen / dining room 43.5 m2 with exposed beams, tiled floors and wooden kitchen furniture, utility room with rustic fireplace 18m2, WC, shower, large 38m2 living room, vaulted cellar accessible from the entrance hall 41m2, garage 65m2.
A wooden staircase leads to the first floor.
First floor: From a 17m2 landing and several corridors 12 m2 access to a 17m2 bedroom with mezzanine 19m2, bed room of 23m2 with a mezzanine of 12.5m2, bathroom 7m2, WC 3m2, bedroom 9.5m2 , living room 41m2 , bedroom 13.5m2 , bathroom 10m2, wc, bedroom 15m2, bedroom 17m2 and an office 8m2.
Second floor : convertible attic of 200m2 floor area.
Guesthouse: it offers 173 m2 of living space.
The guest house is attached to the main house but on ground floor level separated and accessible by the garage and it also has a separate entrance 5m2. This entry leads into the living room with fireplace 23m2 and kitchen of 17,5m2.
On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms of 19,5m2, 16m2, 10,5m2 and 16m2, a bathroom 11m2 and a living room of 28m2 with mezzanine 18m2. This house needs some redecoration. Attached to this house is an old stable of 71m.
A large and beautiful independent stone built barn of 155m2 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 60m2 floor space that needs complete renovation . Ideal to create another guesthouse/gite.
A nice tree lined gravel driveway leads to the house. The land size is of 3.8760 ha in total and it includes a mature park with 100 year old 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.
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 oil fired central heating in the main house and electric heating and fireplace insert in the caretakers 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 with the separate outbuildings.
Very easy access from airports and motorways in the region.
- Carcassonne (International), 30.9 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 57.5 miles
- Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 97.6 miles
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