15 bed Chateau, France – ID: 6461262
Property Gallery and Description
This 18th C. Domain is situated in the Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France, on a hilltop offering breathtaking views over valleys, villages and accross the Pyrenees. Constituted like a small hamlet, this relaxing site offers several dwellings, further conversion can be done, a former wine cellar 560 m² on 2 floors as well as another barn. The property is ideal as a luxury home or for various business activities like retreats, Gites, equestrian center and much more. The pigeon tower and a former employee’s house were built in the 13th Century and enormous walls are witness to the long history at this overwhelming site. About 82 hectares of fields and woods are nicely undulated and offer various agriculture possibilities. Sitting on the south facing terrace, your eye catches the century old trees and breathtaking views. The panoramic views, he silence of this site, combined with the sound of birds, this place invites to stay and just be. The view is absolutely incredible and pictures can not do justice. Today are 16 nice bedrooms available and it could easily get to 25 bedrooms or more. The buildings have been very well restored; whilst keeping the authenticity and charm all modern comfort has been added. The outbuildings are sound and could offer further space for reception, seminars, weddings etc. The large swimming pool gives the feel of diving in the view.
This property will get under your skin!
Description of the property
The property offers 733m² living space at present, 900m² of outbuildings
Main House 373m² living area on 3 floors:Ground floor: Entrance hall 10m², Fully fitted Kitchen (except for 1 of 2 dishwashers) 48m² with fireplace, pantry 16m², Cloakroom 8m², Sitting Room 23m² with fireplace, Office 20m² with fireplace, Secondary Sitting Room 20m² with fire place, Laundry Room 15m².
1st floor: 5 Bedrooms: 30, 30, 20, 20 and 14m², Games Room 42m², 3 Bathrooms, 2 of them with Italian Shower.
2nd floor: 2 attic bedrooms 25 and 32m².
91m² convertible space in the attic.
13th C. Tower house 250m² on 3 floors:
Ground floor 100m² with 13th century walls 1,80m thick. First floor another 100m² and on the second floor with a sloping roof are about 50m². The whole building needs a total restoration and is today just a charming shell.
Gites 250m² living area on 3 floors:Ground floor: Kitchen 35m² with fireplace, Sitting Room 25m², 2nd Sitting Room 30m², Laundry Room 20m².
1st floor: 4 Bedrooms: 22, 21, 11 and 15m², 3 Bathrooms with Italian shower.
2nd floor: 3 attic bedrooms: 28 and 27m² and 20m²
Charming former Cave building on 2 floors:
Agricultural building on 2 floors with 310 and 256m² previously used as grain storage and wine vats.
Completely empty; just the vats are there.
Gate keeper’s House 126m² living space on 3 floors:Ground floor: Kitchen, dining and sitting area 48m², pantry and laundry area 18m².
1st floor: 2 Large bedrooms, WC, bathrooms with Italian shower.
2nd floor: 48m² games room with parquet floor.
Attached to the Keeper's house is a huge barn with a ground and first floor.
Swimming pool 17m x 5m with Rrolling shutter and its terrace.
82ha of grounds around the buildings, 29ha of which are fields and 53ha of woods. Various terraces around each house.
The property is very sound and the 3 houses are in very good condition. Only some painting or 1 or 2 shower rooms would need to be changed or upgraded. The park and swimming pool area are well maintained, a watering system is fed by a well. Some parts of the outbuildings could be renovated. The ’’Cave’’ has a huge potential and is a beautiful building!
CommentsAn interesting large Domaine with a warm feeling, in a wonderful position and with breathtaking views across the Pyrenees, peaceful countryside location with only a short drive to Carcassonne with all facilities, airport, train, motorway.