Location : The property in the South of France near to the town of Carcassonne. We are 5 minutes from the village, 15 minutes from the medieval city of Carcassonne, 1h 30 from Toulouse and 1 hour from Montpellier.
The airport is 20 minutes away, the TGV station is 17 minutes away. The charm and authenticity of a beautiful region Occitania.
Land surfaces: 28 hectares in all, 7 hectares of which are planted with IGP vines (red grape varieties) which are cultivated by a couple who live there. The grapes are vinified by a neighbouring cooperative winery. In addition there is an olive grove with 500 trees in production and 10 ha of arable land. Access to the estate is via a choice of 2 private entrances, each with its own automatic gate. Once inside there are 4 km of private roads. The courtyard is closed by a monumental gate. The park with century-old trees offers a charming circular pool.
The Property: The total living area is about 1000 m2, and there are possibilities for extension. All the buildings are equipped with central heating, it is composed of :
An 18th century Manor House which has been entirely restored, decorated and furnished.
There are also 6 independent apartments, each with bedroom, living room and shower room.
The main house offers an entrance with its monumental staircase and a ceiling in 18th century gypseries. A large living room of 90m² (5m high ceilings, 4.50m long fireplace). A large library of 70m ² and 4.50m high ceilings, on several levels, a dining room in the Dutch style, a large fitted kitchen of 50m ², a pantry, a scullery, a splendid cinema room of 50m ². It will be possible to fit out other bedrooms, bathrooms and games room on the 3rd level.
In a 2d building there is a guest house with view on the landscaped terraces and directly overlooking the vineyards, as well as an adjoining caretaker’s house with 3 rooms.
- Garage for 4 cars, and a parking space for at least 10 cars.
- There are also some outbuildings to store agricultural and gardening equipment.
- There is a small chapel in the garden.
- Magnificent swimming pool 16m x 5m surrounded by stone coping stones, its environment is landscaped, flowered and planted with Mediterranean species, enhanced by a magnificent bamboo grove.
Our opinion: This exceptional property in the South of France is ideal for a large family, with a vineyard, an olive grove and the possible development of a gîte or bed & breakfast activity in an enchanting setting.
CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE