Situated in the Midi Pyrenees, 9km from the village of Dourgne and 7km from Arfons, the property is situated in the heart of the Montagne Noir.
Carcassonne and its airport are around 45 minutes by car. Toulouse and its international airport is about 65 minutes by car. The nearest towns at Revel and Castres There is also a regional airport at Castres-Mazamet approximately a 20-minute drive away with flights to Paris and Lyon daily.
You enter the Château through a grand entrance door into the entrance hall (6.2m x 2.0m). The Library (4.4m x 6.0m), has parquet flooring, open fire with period marble surround, fully panelled walls with built in cupboards and book shelves, floor sockets with TV/Internet and telephone connections. The formal Dining Room. (4.4m x 6.0m) has an ornate marble fireplace and parquet flooring. The formal living room (8.4m x 7.2m) has an ope fire with fire curtains and an impressive stone surround with doors leading to a stone balcony with views over the field and woodland. There is an oak semi-circular staircase leading to breakfast/dining room.
There is a gallery (2,8m x 10.8m) with middle landing with stairwell with a small WV and hand basin,. You can access all other rooms from here. The master bedroom (4.3m x 5.0m) has a dressing room (4.3m x 2.7m) and an en suite bathroom (3.6m x 4.0m).
On the garden Level is where you find the breakfast/dining room to a Formal Living Room, Kitchen with a Lacanche stainless steel range cooker with 7 burners and side by side ovens, this is a truly amazing kitchen with several Miele built in stainless steel appliances.
Double doors lead to the rear patio for convenient al fresco dining,. There is also a TV/games room, cloakroom/WC , there is a raised bar area With a lounge area and a wine store with wine bins and additional cupboard/storage area. There. Is a relaxation room with steam shower. A utility room/laundry room and the boiler room housing diesel powered boiler, hot and cold water tanks and all plumbing and heating connections and washing machine.
FIRST FLOOR …
The First floor has a guest west (bedroom, sitting area en suite ) a central living area, a North East bedroom, North West bedroom and a shower room. The South West bedroom and a South East bedroom with another shower room are located on this level. The Guest East wing consists of a bedroom, sitting area and an en suite shower room.
The attic can be accessed via a loft ladder and has a fully boarded floor with middle sections of glass floor with lighting and electrical sockets.
The rear outside has a patio that runs the length of the house with up-lighters. Beyond the patio there are two areas of formal lawns with cast iron edging and gravel pathways surrounding an above ground granite basin with central fountain. The basin has been fitted with a salt water filter and heating to allow it to be used as a plunge/swimming pool. There are additional buildings (Pigeonnier and dog house).
The Pigeonnier is currently only partially renovated with first fix plumbing and wiring.
It offers an additional 200m2 of space and can be used as a guest house or office/studio ; indoor pool and gym facility or you can combine all three.. the dog house can be used as a tool/pointing shed or with the addition of a small rear extension can be used as guardian accommodation.
The garage ( 8.5m x 8.2m) has space to accommodate 3-4 cars.
In total there are 32 hectares of land (80 acres) largely wooded with several open areas and a stream supplying the water supply to the property. This includes two large fields bordering the road away from the house utilised and fully maintained by a local sheep farmer.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Extra info
- Grounds 20 HA (+)
- Plot size
- 320,000 m²
- Total living area
- 660 m²
- All bathrooms
- Garage car spaces
- Double glazing
- Broadband internet
- Swimming pool