The chateau of which the first constructions date back to 1410, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful village, only a short drive to all amenities, in the greater Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon, South of France. The property has been renovated respecting the character and full history of the place, keeping the original features like old terracotta tiled floors, fireplaces and high ceilings. It offers modern comfort like central heating, broadband, double glazed windows and en-suite bathrooms. There are 2 additional houses and further down there are outbuildings of more than 500 m² that could be converted. Set on 14.7 ha of land accessible by a nice tree lined driveway and including a mature park with beautiful old trees, meadows suitable for horses and a large forest. This property offers good business possibilities with reception rooms suitable for weddings and seminars and plenty of guest accommodation. Lots of character with a wonderful feel to it!
Description of buildings
The chateau and its attached outbuildings offers approximately 639m² of living space on 3 floors, another 286m² in the 2 houses and more than 500m² of convertible outbuildings.
Ground floor: Entrance hall 20m² with terracotta floor tiles and large central staircase, hallway 24m², salon/reception room with stone fireplace 42m², dining room 22m², office 22m², bedroom 20m² with adjoining bathroom of 12m², semi-professional kitchen 35m², back kitchen 30m² and a large reception room of 95m² with a beautiful fireplace and a cloakroom.
1st floor: Landing and corridor 31m², bedroom 20m² with private bathroom 8m², bedroom 34 m² with private shower room to finish 7m²,bedroom 28m², bedroom 25m² and a 6m² closet provides the possibility to create one or two other bathrooms or to created access to rooms to convert of 35m² and 95 m² situated in the attached outbuilding.
2nd floor: Landing and corridor 31m², bedroom 16m² with private bathroom 4.5m² , bedroom 19m², bedroom 17m² with 6m² bathroom, bedroom 16m², bedroom 19m² and a bedroom of 30m² with a small alcove in the tower.
3rd floor: attic / loft with beautiful exposed beams of 80m², private bathroom.
House 1: Converted barn with a large living / reception room with open plan kitchen 100m², 3 bedrooms with en-suit shower rooms, toilet, and laundry room. Living space of 190m² in total.
House 2: This detached single story house offers 96m² of living space and comprises a lounge with open plan kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and a private terrace.
Situated further down on the land a 130m² half open shed, a small stone built farmhouse 84m², a stone built barn 115m² without roof and a stone ruin without roof 210m². In total 539m² .
Swimming pool: The concrete based pool has a newly installed liner, size 10 x 4 m, located in a protected garden, surrounded by old stone walls, 2 shower rooms and toilets.
A beautiful tree lined driveway gives access to the property and to the main entrance of the chateau. In total there are 14.7 ha of land. The chateau is surrounded by a wooded park with beautiful old trees and further away there is an orchard, a vegetable garden and many natural meadows full of flowers such as a huge collection of wild orchids. There is also a large natural forest of about 5 ha full of wildlife and protected by Natura 2000.
This property has been renovated but there is some work that need finishing. Hot water is provided by electric water heaters. The chateau is heated by oil/ wood central heating, reversible air conditioning and some fireplaces. The houses are equipped with reversible air conditioning and wood burning stoves. The windows and French doors are all new, double glazed and made by measurement. The floors, mostly old original tiles or floorboards, are also in good condition.
Charming chateau, ideal for weddings and seminars, offering already lots of guest accommodation and with an additional important development potential in the outbuildings. Possibility to purchase some of the furniture. Good property for horses.
1 100 000€ - £933 130 - $1 193 280 (Agency fee paid by seller)