4 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Puilaurens, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
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- HEATED OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL
- PRIVATE ENCLOSED TERRACED GARDEN
- EXTERNAL TERRACE
- 36m2 DOUBLE-GLAZED SUN TERRACE
- ADDITIONAL 4-6 BED SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENT
- BREATH-TAKING VIEWS OF MOUNTAINS AND FORESTS
* With a pretty, sun-trap, terraced garden that is totally private; it is not overlooked and cannot be seen from the road.
* Outside steps lead down to the heated swimming pool (7.2 m long x 3.2 m wide x 1.45 m deep), paved and decked poolside areas and outside terrace.
* Both house and garden offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests.
* To the right of the pool there is a patio area with a pergola and established grapevines - Perfect for open air dining!
* The property is highly adaptable and is suitable to be used as a large four-bedroom house or as two self-contained two-bedroom apartments offering a range of possibilities for living and renting.
MAIN ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES OF:
* Small entrance hall opening onto the main living area
* Main living area comprising of an open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge with a large log burning fireplace
* Huge 36m2 south-facing sun terrace running the full length of the property with sliding double-glazed glass doors, offering spectacular 180-degree panoramic views of the garden, pool, mountains and surrounding forest
* Two spacious double bedrooms, one with built-in wardrobes
* A recently refurbished family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, double hand-basin and toilet
* Separate toilet and hand basin
* Entrance to the downstairs apartment via internal staircase with lockable door at the top.
DOWNSTAIRS TO SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENT COMPRISING OF:
* Large open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area with double sofa bed
* Double bedroom
* Second bedroom - currently with twin single beds but large enough for a double bed
* Shower room with a spa-style, multi-jet shower unit and hand basin
* Separate toilet and hand basin.
The downstairs apartment opens directly onto the outside terrace which leads to the swimming pool, garden and garage.
A gated driveway runs down the right-hand side of the property leading to a generous garage offering ample room for two vehicles plus storage space. There is also driveway parking for at least two more vehicles, and two greenhouses in this space.
The property extends all the way down the ravine to the Ruisseau du Magnat brook at the bottom.
LAVAGNAC AND THE LOCAL AREA:
The property is located in the hamlet of Lavagnac; a small, friendly, classically French village with an interesting mix of local and international residents and visitors and offering the following amenities:
- Post office
- Grocery shop with fresh bread delivered daily
More local shops are located at Axat (10 minutes by car) and supermarkets are at St Paul de Fenouillet (15 minutes by car) and Quillan (20 minutes by car).
Lavagnac is part of the commune of Lapradelle-Puilaurens, which, being in the foothills of the Pyrenees, has truly breath-taking scenery. The local area is also well known for its medieval Chateau de Puilaurens and Rennes le Chateau, among many other historical sites, for the Gorges de Galamus and for outdoor pursuit activities such as white-water rafting, cycling, walking, climbing and caving, and for its tourist train. It is also a large wine-producing area.
The nearest beaches are approximately a 50-minute drive away at Saint Cyprien and Canet Plage near Perpignan. The nearest local ski resorts (Puyvalador, Formigueres and Les Angles) can be reached by car in around an hour.
The area is well served by local airports at Perpignan (45 mins), Carcassonne (1 hour) and Girona, Spain (2 hours). Barcelona is approximately a three-hour drive away.
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 27.6 miles
- Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (INTERNATIONAL), 28.5 miles
- Beziers (LOCAL), 63.8 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 72.7 miles
- Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 99.3 miles
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