4 bedroom terraced house for sale
France - Fontiers-Cabardès, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
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- Village Location
- Ideal for Holidays or Full Time
- 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
- Garage & Gardens
- Gite Possibilities
This delightful and interesting 4 bedroom house is in a village near Carcassonne with 2 storey garage and adjacent land that could convert into 2 bedroom House (STP) Set in a picturesque village of LA MONTAGNE NOIRE in the south of France and is rightfully nick-named 'The Pearl of La Montagne Noire'. At its centre is a beautiful village green, surrounded on three of its sides by colourful houses. The green was designed and created by the gardener to King louis XIV in the 17th century. The local area is one of outstanding beauty, spotted with freshwater lakes, rolling hillside and ancient forest.
The local village has a shop with home-cooked breads and pastries, vibrant cafe/restaurant with regular musical events. Many other restaurants within a 10 minute radius. Post office, dentist, shiatsu, osteopath, electrician, plumber, gym and dance clubs (all in the village)
Carcassonne and the airport are approx. 25 mins drive. Carcassonne is the third most visited tourist attraction in France, and as well as the historic centre there are lots of shops, hyper markets, cinema and much more. Other airports are Beziers and Toulouse.
A nearby freshwater lakes is ideal for swimming. Three larger lakes with beach-side play apparatus and boat/canoe/pedalo /surf hire and life-guard provision are 35-40 minutes away while the south coast is just over the hour.
A lovely 4 bedroomed house with original frontage, very quiet location overlooking the tree- lined village green. Light airy and spacious. Oil fired central heating. Small pretty, sheltered garden to the front with small balcony at first floor level. Terracotta slips, parquet floors, ceramic tiles and original painted doors make the house very interesting. There is an extensive stone terrace at the back of the house overlooking the garden below. All very private. A further spacious terrace leads to a gently shelved garden area beyond, above which is a two-storey building comprising of a garage on one level and storage on another. This could convert into a two-bedroom house (STP) with private garden, equally with views over the village green.
Kitchen: (4.70X 6.00): double white ceramic sink, farmhouse style kitchen with non-fitted units, cast iron radiator. Original mini inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove and overhead lintel.
Utility: (3.40X2.40) Original old double sink, pump for the well, cast- iron radiator, access to the garden.
Shower room 1-(3.50X 1.70): washbasin, shower and toilet, electric fan heater.
Back kitchen- (L-shaped:11m2): electric water heater supplying water to shower-room 1.
Boiler room- (3.50X5.50): Geminox fuel-injected boiler.
Hall-way-(4.00X3.00): Original stripped pine staircase to first floor, cast- iron radiator. Built in cupboard.
Dining room- (3.70X3.00): View over the village green, lovely old parquet floor,cast- iron radiator. Original stripped staircase to second floor level. Marble fireplace/hearth(boxed-in)
Living room-(6.00X3.85) Double doors that open onto a small balcony, sufficiently large to accommodate a small table and two chairs. View over the village green and small front garden. Cast iron radiator, electric flame effect fire in existing marble fireplace. Superb, patterned ceramic tiles. British television channels supplied through present satelite dish
Office-(3.65X3.05) Cast- iron radiator, ceramic tiles, access to shower room and bedroom 1
Bedroom 1-(4.50X3.40) View over the back garden, decorative ceramic tiles, cast- iron radiator.
Main shower-room-(3.80X2.70) Shower-cubicle, toilet and washbasin. Boxed in mantlepiece, cast-iron radiator. Fabulous ceramic tiles.
Landing-(3.80X3.70) with iron-work balustrade and hand-rail, view over the green, cast-iron radiator, access to bedroom 2 and 3, parquet floor.
Bedroom 2-(3.00X4.20) wooden steps up from the landing onto parquet floor, view over the back garden and beyond into the countryside, cast-iron radiator:
Bedroom 3-(3.60X6.10) painted step up from the landing onto parquet floor, cast-iron radiator, two windows
Bedroom 4-(3.30 X4.80) view over the back garden and countryside beyond, cast iron radiator.
Miniature hall connecting to bathroom, bedroom 3 and bedroom 4.(6.60m2)
Bathroom-(3.00X3.20) ceramic floors, cast-iron radiator, bath/shower, toilet, washbasin and bidet in white, view over the back garden and beyond.
CONNECTED TO MAIN DRAINS
Timbers in excellent condition
FRONT GARDEN: (8.00X3.00)
BACK GARDEN: (600m2)
Pitched roof, extensive space, easy parking for two vehicles, on two storeys with land to the side and behind and views over the village green. Would convert easily into a two-bedroom home. Initial drawings have already been prepared!
- Carcassonne (INTERNATIONAL), 10.6 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (INTERNATIONAL), 48.2 miles
- Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (INTERNATIONAL), 52.5 miles
- Beziers (LOCAL), 54.9 miles
- Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 86.7 miles
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