17th C. Royal Historical Building, living area 1200m², on the outskirts of a village, 11 en suite bedrooms, swimming pool, on 8424m² of land, quiet environment, near river, walking distance to amenities
This very old building with royal history, built at the end of the 17th Century, is situated North of Carcassonne, next to a village with all amenities, a charming spot surround by nature. For more than 10 years the actual owners have been renovating with taste their property which includes Gites, Bed & Breakfast, a conference centre / wedding reception. Most of the bedrooms are en suite and are made of local marble. Further rooms can be renovated if needed. All of them have generally high ceiling.
The property offers a relaxing setting with swimming pool and several terraces in a nice courtyard, plenty of space to add tennis and other facilities.
Description of the building
This U shape property has a living area of no less than 1200m²
At present and on one side: Ground floor: Entrance, Office, conference room can be used for wedding, two WC, a staff room.
First floor: A large kitchen, a very large day room with a bedroom corner, a bedroom, and a bathroom.
On the other side of the U is the main house on two floors: Main entrance, dinning room, Country Kitchen, 7 bedrooms en suite, 1 Gite with private terrace, Garage work shop, secondary entrance, a further Gite, 4 bedrooms en suite. Washing machines room.
Swimming pool (9x5m) with liner, large terraces and a drink corner with a very large table seating 20 people.
On the side of the property there is a drive way going to the garden with parking for about 10 cars, a vegetable garden, grass and trees. A Hen house needs some attention. At the bottom of the garden on the outside of the property runs a nice little river for Trout fishing enthusiast.
This property is habitable. The new owner should forsee an extra budget of between €150,000-€200,000 to finish the renovations. Electric heaters, a few wood fire cheminée in order, and a few wood stove are the heating system at present. Windows are in good order and a few are double-glazed. There are still a few rooms and under roof space which could be converted if necessary, all of them with high ceiling.
Historic property, renovated with taste using “noble” material, 10 minutes walk from the village with all the shops and schools needed, a very quiet spot. Lots of business potential !