7 bedroom stone house for sale
Beziers, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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- Apartment/ Studio
- Swimming Pool
In a quiet part of the village, completely private and not overlooked, imposing historic house (1700) with 450 m2 of living offering main residence with 5 bedrooms, 2 bedroomed private apartment, 3 storey stables to renovate (perfect for gites), workshop/games room, indoor pool, terraces, courtyard and garden. Entirely renovated to high standard retaining its original character, charm and features. Run as B&B with proven income.
Bed & Breakfast
Includes one or more Gites
Charming winegrowers village with bars, restaurants, shops, bakeries, grocery, wineries, artisan commerce, school, pharmacy, museum and popular with tourists, close to the Canal du Midi, 45 minutes to Beziers (airport) and 40 minutes to Carcassonne (airport).
In a quiet part of the village, completely private and not overlooked, imposing historic house (1700) with 450 m2 of living offering main residence with 5 bedrooms, 2 bedroomed private apartment, 3 storey stables to renovate (perfect for gites), workshop/games room, indoor pool, terraces, courtyard and garden. Entirely renovated to high standard retaining its original character, charm and features (original tiled floors, exposed beams, feature doors, marble fireplaces). Run as B&B with proven income.
Ground = Entrance of 16.09 m2 + storage of 1.5 m2 + return of 16.38 m2 + utility room of 3.19 m2 + scullery of 8.16 m2 + kitchen/living room of 55.53 m2 (dishwasher, washing machine, stone sink, fridge-freezer, microwave, hob, oven) + return of 2.51 m2 + storage of 1.7 m2 + lounge of 28.6 m2 (marble fireplace) + corridor of 5.70 m2 + storage of 2 m2 + utility room of 18.54 m2 (washing machine, dryer) + stockage of 13.61 m2 (double sink).
1st = Return of 4.83 m2 + corridor of 21.69 m2 + bedroom of 18.28 m2 (wardrobe space) + bedroom of 15.75 m2 + bedroom of 18.72 m2 (wardrobe space) + bedroom of 30.50 m2 (marble fireplace) with ensuite of 11.50 m2 (oval bath, WC, double basins) + bathroom of 14.15 m2 (period roll-top bath, period basin, original tommette tiles) + shower room of 10 m2 (WC, glass feature shower) + corridor of 4 m2.
2nd = Return of 4.45 m2 + return of 5 m2 + attic of 150 m2.
Ground = Entrance of 10.57 m2 + boiler room of 11.43 m2 + pantry of 2.93 m2 + corridor of 16.48 m2 (door to games room) + bedroom of 34.48 m2 with ensuite of 6.82 m2 (bath, shower, WC, marble basin) + wardrobe of 2 m2.
1st = Return of 5.77 m2 + kitchen of 42.43 m2 (marble sink, double fridge, fireplace, gas range, velux) + lounge of 53.09 m2 (fireplace, velux) + mezzanine of 14.46 m2 (timber floors, velux) with ensuite of 2 m2 (shower, WC) + WC of 2.17 m2 (basin) + storage of 2 m2 (access to second storey of atelier, currently closed).
Stables (Stone structure over three levels with own access from the front courtyard, to renovate entirely and perfect independent gites)
Ground = Room of 17.50 m2 (doors to courtyard) + room of 17.50 m2.
1st = Room of 16.76 m2 + room of 22.27 m2.
2nd = Room of 30 m2.
Ground = Games room of 153.29 m2 + storage of 15 m2 + room of 263 m2 + garage of 58.06 m2 (double door access to street including wicket door, exposed beams, spiral staircase to 1st floor).
1st = Living space of 184.06 m2 (original rampart walls, access to private apartment, currently closed).
Outside = Lovely private irrigated mediterranean garden of 265 m2 with mature plants, flowers and trees (fully lit at night) + shaded dining terrace under plane trees + barbecue area of 60 m2 + glass fronted barn of 77 m2 with 8x5m indoor pool (sliding glass doors can be fully shut) + pool house below the front part of the pool with concrete steps down from the garden, provision of a ducted heating and ventilation system + roof terrace of 79 m2 with plants and great views toward the village church and beyond + external WC of 1.26 m2 + front courtyard of 40.43 m2.
Sundry = Proven revenue + contents negotiable + confirmed bookings for 2019 + double glazing + reversible air conditioning + stone walls 60 cm + smoke alarm + connected to mains sewer and water + irrigation + annual property tax of about 3000 E + original tiles + parquet floors + fuel central heating + off street parking + not in flood zone + good structural state (roof to review) + original marble fireplaces + own website and social media + gites potential + architect plans for development available.
The prices are inclusive of agents fees (paid by the vendors). The notaire's fees have to be paid on top at the actual official rate.
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Occitanie Regional Description
This is the new region formed by the amalgamation of Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc Roussillon. In 2016 the French government decided to amalgamate some departements of France to save administrative costs and these two departements become one, under the title of Occitanie. Whilst recognising this change, for regional information purposes we will continue to describe each area separately as they tend to have more differences than similarities.
Midi-Pyrenees Regional Description
The Midi-Pyrenees regionwas one of the largest regions of France being nearly the size of Austria.It spans the area from south of the river Dordogne right down to the Spanish border and as such offers an enormous diversity of landscape, lifestyle and property prices. The area includes the departements of Lot, Aveyron, Tarn et Garonne, Tarn, Gers, Haute Garonne, Ariege and Haute- Pyrenees. The climate throughout the area is warm and sunny for most of the year and access via Toulouse airport or TGV station is easy from most of the UK. The slow pace of life and low population density brings with it a quality of life so many of us are searching for these days. Buying a house in Tarn et Garonne is likely to bring you as much pleasure as buying a house in Gers or buying a house in Haute Garonne. The departments are fairly interchangeable and it will just be a matter of finding the very best house to suit your needs.
Toulouse is the only large town in Midi-Pyrenees with one third of the whole population of the area living there. The rest of the area consists of small towns and villages and enjoys the lowest population per square kilometre of any French region. If you are looking for a rural lifestyle in the sun then looking for a home in Midi-Pyrenees is to be recommended. The area is mainly an agricultural one with fields of sunflowers, wheat and maize plus orchards full of plum trees around Agen. There are very good vineyards to the north and to theeast livestock, especially sheep, live on the causses - the dry, limestone plateaux. The Midi-Pyrenees has so many navigable waterways, with two canals and four major rivers that there is enough boating in this region for everyone who loves the idea of slowly floating through the watery countryside. If you tire of boats, fishing and swimming you can enjoy any of the twenty plus traffic-free green cycle routes which wend their way through the countryside. It's a region of leisurely boating and cycling, nothing is too rushed in Midi-Pyrenees, even your French house hunting trip will be gentle.
Despite its rural nature the departements of the old Midi-Pyrenees have a lot to offer culturally. Amongst my favourites are the amazing red brick cathedral of Saint Cecile in Albi and the Toulouse Lautrec museum nearby but you can choose to come right into the twenty first century with a visit to the Cite de l'Espace in Toulouse. Feeling energetic? Then you can climb the 374 steps of the Escalier Monumental in Auch, go climb a mountain or two, swim in a lake or choose to visit some of the numerous abbeys and churches along one of the three routes to Santiago de Compostella. There is always plenty to do in this enormous area and when you need to refuel you will surely delight in the many gastronomic specialities of the area.The Midi-Pyrenees, especially the departments of Tarn et Garonne, Haute Garonne, Ariege, Haute Pyrenees and Gers are certainly good places to start your search if peace, beauty, sunshine and easy access from the UK are on your list of 'must haves' for your house in France.
Languedoc-Roussillon Regional Description
So often people think of the South of France as being the destination of the privileged. The very sound of it conjures up an image of the Cote d'Azur, Nice, Cannes, St Tropez and a superbly decadent lifestyle. Lovely as this part of the south of France is, there is another part which is often overlooked, Languedoc-Roussillon which adjoins Provence to the east and Spain to the west. For anyone looking to buy a home in the south of France it is well worth investigating this less popular and less expensive part of the south.
The area offers a very diverse landscape with the Pyrenees mountains to the west and the marshlands of the Camargue, at the mouth of the Rhone river, to the east and many long stretches of sandy beach inbetween. There are lively and interesting towns such as Nimes, Montpellier, Beziers, Perpignan and many more, so when you tire of the sea and countryside there is much to keep you busy in these and many other towns in the region. Whatever you are looking for when you search for French property it is likely that you will find it in this area.Not only does Languedoc Roussillon boast coast, mountains, castles and culture but it also has the Canal du Midi wending its way through the vineyards to the sea at Sete. There are also heather covered hills, enormous lakes and spectacular gorges. If you are looking for a property in Languedoc-Roussillon you will certainly be spoilt for choice of landscape and lifestyle.
Another major attraction of the area is the climate. With 300+ days of sunshine a year and wonderfully long, warm summers it is not surprising that people from all over the world have chosen to buy property in Languedoc-Roussillon. This does mean that property prices are higher than further north but there still remain many village houses for around £100,000, small coastal apartments at the same price and then incredible villas and farmhouses from £250,000 upwards, making property in Languedoc-Roussillon much more affordable than in the adjoining Provence.
Before buying a house in France it is important to consider the lifestyle your new home will offer you. The joy of being in the south is that for most of the year life is lived outside. On the beach, walking in the heather covered hills, cooling in the mountains or simply sitting in the numerous delightful village squares with your early morning coffee and croissant or sipping Pastis as you watch the sun go down, most of your days will be spent outside. Winters are short and usually sunny but do not be fooled, they can be cold. However, as so many of the locals are busy with the tourist trade the rest of the year, winter is a time for carnivals and festivals, for sharing meals with your friends and neighbours or simply for sitting by a log fire preparing for the long, hot summer days which are never far away.
- Beziers (LOCAL), 6.7 miles
- Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 40.7 miles
- Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (INTERNATIONAL), 46 miles
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 47.1 miles
- Nîmes (Garons) (INTERNATIONAL), 65.9 miles
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