Huge character house for sale on 9 ha with pool beside the Canal du Midi. Aude

Languedoc-Roussillon, Aude (11)

€1,102,500 ID: 149561

The house on the property has been entirely renovated and consists of 9 bedrooms, 4 large en-suite rooms at ground floor level with 2 en-suite rooms upstairs and a further 3 rooms with a master bathroom and separate toilet.

Outside, the property benefits from a covered fully fitted summer kitchen, near a BBQ area and toilet facilities, all located besides a north facing summer terrace / dining area.

There are outside storage buildings, currently used to store bicycles, garden equipment and motorbikes.

At the front, adjacent to the main kitchen there is a large south facing deck area for relaxing and dining. There is plenty of parking around the house.

The house is surrounded by approx 500 m2 of landscaped and self-watering gardens which offer a very large salt water swimming pool of 20x5m which can be illuminated at night, a pool house with WC and shower facilities, and large terrace with BBQ , wifi and sonos speakers.

Mature trees offer shaded areas, there is also a petanque court. There is a gate giving direct access (3m) to the Canal du Midi.

The house is situated approximately 1 km from the village which has 2 restaurants, butcher, baker, superette, tabac, pharmacy, doctor, dentist, post office, beautician, hairdressers, 2 wine cooperatives and 2 private wine producers, a company offering river canoeing, white water rafting and cannyoning. Larger shops and more restaurants are just 5 and 10 min away by car.

Carcassonne Airport is at 25 min distance, with Beziers at 45 min, while Montpelier, Toulouse and Perpignan are just over an hour's drive, Narbonne offers rail links with Barcelona ( 2 hrs) and with London and Brussels (via Paris 5 hrs). Beaches are approx 45 min away. There are lakes within 15 and 20 min drive offering water sports facilities.

A rare opportunity to acquire a unique estate adjacent to the Canal du Midi, large swimming pool, ample mooring for boats and plenty of potential for further development on a remaining 3 ha.

The origins of the property date back to the late 18th Century when it was built as a way station for travel along the Canal du Midi. It offers a secluded and quiet situation amidst fields and vineyards, only accessible via a private road or the Canal du Midi.
Two of the bedrooms are currently used as an office and a separate TV / reading room. Very large kitchen (29m2), a spacious dining and living area with open fireplace (52m2), a conservatory with a dining and living area (36 m2). There is a separate storage area offering laundry facilities, incorporating a boiler room for the central heating and hot water systems with overhead a further mezzanine storage area. A wrap-around roof covers the walkway around the front and the side of the house. The total offering a living area of approximately 450 m².

The property benefits from Satellite TV and internet, Wi-Fi facilities throughout the entire house including sonos and plex installations.
Furniture and soft furnishing can be included subject to separate agreement

Downstairs : Living / dining 52m2, Kitchen 29m2, Conservatory 36m2, Front terrace : 25 m2, Laundry room & storage area : 23m2 with approx 35m2 of loft space, Summer kitchen : 8m2, Summer terrace 45m2, Bike and garden sheds
En-suite bedrooms (1 & 2) 23.5 m2 each
En-suite bedroom 3: 25m2
Ensuite bedroom 4 : 20m2

Upstairs : En-suite bedroom5 : 17m2 ;En-suite bedroom 6: 16.5m2 ; Bedroom 7 (now used as TV/reading room) : 15.5m2; Bedroom 8 (used as office) : 17m2; Bedroom 9 (master) : 18m2
Family bathroom: 5.5 m2; Separate WC, storage cupboard, landing

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  • Details

    Property type
    Manor/Mansion/Estate
    Status
    Excellent
    Category/Setting
    Guesthouse-Bed&Breakfast-Gites
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds 5-10 HA
    Plot size m2
    88,449 m²
    Total living m2
    400 m²
    Scenery
    Countryside
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    9
    All bathrooms
    7
    Garage
    Detached
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Pool house
    • Guesthouse
    • Swimming pool
    • Barn
    • Broadband internet