This charming and spacious property is suitable as a magnificent family home with superb guest accommodation, or alternatively offers a great business opportunity with self-contained holiday apartments. Built in an unusual design of two square towers constructed of local stone, joined by a central section of several inter-connecting rooms overlooking a Mediterranean style garden with large heated swimming pool. Immensely adaptable accommodation of 10 bedrooms with 10 bathrooms, including two self-contained apartments for renting or for use for multiple guests as an activity or retreat centre. With stunning views of surrounding hills and overlooking the town’s striking cathedral and the former grand bishop’s palace.
Just 10 minutes’ walk of the town centre with its variety of shops including supermarkets, bakeries, hairdressers, chemists, greengrocers, cafes, restaurants and a very popular weekly market. The area is a popular destination for tourists for the stunning scenery of the Haut-Languedoc Natural Park with its famed cycling and rambling pursuits, also the Lac-du-Salagou for all sorts of water sports, wind surfing, sailing, and fishing.
Ideally positioned near the A75 autoroute with easy access to the best of the Mediterranean coastline and the choice of a variety of fine sandy beaches and resorts, all within 45 minutes drive. As is the beautiful city of Montpellier. Easy access to and from the UK with low cost flights at Montpellier or Beziers (40 mins) or Marseilles, making the home ideal for visiting friends, family or holidaying clients.
Kitchen: The main kitchen is newly fitted with ice quartz worktops, induction range cooker and central solid oak table, with double doors opening to a sunny terrace and the easy-care garden and pool. The kitchen leads to
Spacious Sitting Room / Dining area combined: With an open fireplace and double doors opening onto the veranda.
The ground floor Bedrooms – master bedroom with ‘his and her’ walk-in wardrobes, and an ensuite bathroom, plus two further double bedrooms each with ensuite and a single bedroom with WC
Linen Room, workshop and laundry room at the rear of the property.
Accessed from an internal staircase, or from its own entrance at an adjacent driveway at ground level across a footbridge. There are six/seven further bedrooms with ensuite to each, two further kitchens with dining areas and two sun terraces.
Designed to be versatile; as a large family home connected by a central corridor, but can also offer independent facilities for guests, either as two apartments or as individual bedrooms.
The property has main drainage, gas central heating to all rooms, solar powered hot water and heat exchanger for the swimming pool. The garden is designed to be easy care and includes a building plot on a rear terrace.
Fitted kitchen with range cooker and quartz worktops 26 sq. metres with double doors to terrace
Sitting room /dining room 45 sq. metres with twin double doors to veranda
Office 25 sq. metres
Master bedroom 16 sq. metres, air conditioned – with his/her walking wardrobes of 10 sq. metres and an ensuite with bath/shower, basin, bidet, w.c. 9 sq. metres
Bedroom 2 double 13 sq. metres + ensuite shower, basin, and w.c.. double doors to garden
Bedroom 3 double 13 sq. metres + ensuite shower, basin, and w.c.. double doors to garden
Bedroom 4 single of 8 sq. metres
Separate w.c. with basin.
Linen room with sink 7 sq. metres + linen cupboard
Laundry room with sink and solar system + heat exchanger 10 sq. metres service door to rear
Boiler room and store 12 sq. metres
Workshop 23 sq. metres service door to rear
Terrace and veranda 55 sq. metres
Staircase to first floor
First Floor –
Separate entrance at ground level
Kitchen/diner of 24 sq. m. With door to terrace
Bedroom 5 of 16 sq. m.
Bedroom 6 of 20 sqm
Ensuite showers x2 basins x2 w.c. x2
Sitting room/bedroom 7 of 13 sq. m.
Terrace 20 sq. m.
Interconnecting interior corridor plus exterior walkway
Separate entrance at ground level
Open plan kitchen, diner, sitting room 25 sq. m. double doors to balcony
Bedroom 8 of 26 sq. m + ensuite bath, bidet, w.c., basin
Bedroom 9 of 14 sq. m + ensuite shower, w.c., basin with double doors to balcony
Bedroom 10 of 16 sq. m + ensuite shower, w.c., basin
Shower room, basin, w.c. 4 sq. m
Utility 4 sq. m
Terrace 22 sq. m
Landing and staircase with door to terrace
Garden / outside: Terraced garden with lawn, planted borders and paved area around the swimming pool. High hedge totally surrounds the land. Gravel driveway with automatic gate to parking area for several cars and rear entrances to house. Side private drive to two more parking spaces and ground level foot bridge to separate entrance to apartments. Garden planted on four levels with olive trees, palms, pine trees, oleander, lavender, kitchen herb plot and many suitable plants for sunny climate. A total size of 2800 square metres including a plot of constructible land of 1000 sq. metres for additional house to be built.
Swimming pool of 10 x 5 metres, solar heated with a solar powered automatic cover operated by remote control and a small pump house. The garden has irrigation from its own underground source with newly installed pump and controls in an outbuilding with a car port and equipment store.
The property benefits from mains drainage, so no fosse septic issues or un-expected costs to worry about. Solar powered hot water system installed. Gas central heating to radiators in all rooms, additional open fire in main sitting room. Air conditioning to the master bedroom.
Habitable space approx. 400 m2
Land & Gardens approx. 2800m2 sq.
DEP ENERGY REPORT Emission: 12(c) Energy: 111(c)