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5 bedroom country house for sale


France - Conques sur Orbiel, Nr Carcassonne

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Call: 03339 396204

Key features:

  • Beautifully finished turn key property
  • Tranquil setting not overlooked
  • Secure private parking, extensive grounds
  • Walking distance to village amenities
  • Family home with successful B&B
  • DPE = 259 [E] GES = 31 [D]

Full description:

This beautiful, large, detached modern property is on a PICTURESQUE RIVER SIDE and is surrounded by over 1.5 hectares of landscaped gardens. The House comprises the main family home and separate annexe, which is linked by an adjoining room, giving the choice of one large family home or split into the main house and independent B&B BUSINESS, which the current owners have adopted and run successfully for the last 4 years.The property, which also has a SWIMMING POOL, has been entirely RENOVATED, including heating, plumbing, electrics, insulation, all interior decoration and new fittings throughout. It boasts 200 square metres of space including 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms, shower block, covered parking and 2 terraces. The 10 metre long pool is fully fenced and includes timber decking and large pool house.

There are breath taking VIEWS over the extensive tree lined gardens, vegetable garden and pool from the main terrace, which is south west facing, with access from 2 bedrooms and the main lounge. Outbuildings include a hand crafted timber greenhouse, an open barn, stabling and chicken house.


From the house you can walk through the vines to the pretty village of Conques sur Orbiel. This has a wide range of amenities, including large local shop, excellent restaurant, tabac, hair salon, post office, bakery, pizzeria, boutique shop, bar and launderette.

You are 5 minutes' drive to the Canal du Midi and 10 minutes to the centre of Carcassonne, the famous UNESCO World Heritage fortified medieval city. The Mediterranean beach at Narbonne Plage is one hour away and it is just over an hour to the closest skiing at Mont d'Olmes. It is 2 hours to more extensive skiing in the French Pyrenees and Andorra and under 2 hours to reach Spain There is a wealth of tourist attractions in Carcassonne, including a large lake and beach, high wire experience, carting, Australian park, weekly markets, various caves and grottos and of course the local wine and domaines to visit. The property is within minutes of the Black Mountains and the ruins of Chateaux Lastours, with endless possibilities for cycling, rambling and more vigorous mountain pursuits.

Carcassonne airport offers budget flights to the UK, Ireland, Porto and Brussels and it is 1 hour to Toulouse international airport. The TGV station in Carcassonne offers national rail services and the A61 motorway is just 10 minutes by car.


French Properties Direct markets property which is for sale by the owner privately. There is no estate agency fee to pay us if you buy this property following an introduction by us.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (International), 10 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 69.1 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 92.3 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
French Properties Direct, London

27 Old Gloucester Street LONDON WC1N 3AX
03339 396204  Local call rate
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27 Old Gloucester Street LONDON WC1N 3AX
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