South of France – Ravishing Chateau, Gîtes and Pool


South of France – Ravishing Chateau, Gîtes and Pool


Property Features

  • Magnificent Chateau Home
  • Gites & Holiday Cottages
  • In Ground Pool
  • Stunning Gardens & Views

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Tel: +44 (0)1803 469 367
  • Ref: ARBFR10045
  • Type: Chateau
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 10
  • Reception Rooms: 5
  • Parking: Double Garage, Driveway
  • Outside Space: Gardens, Gite, Pool, Views
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • ARB Ref: ARBFR10045
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Property Summary

Pretty hamlet near Lacabarède with bar, grocery, school, post office, all shops at 6 minutes, 15 minutes from the large bustling town of Saint Pons de Thomieres, 30 minutes from lakes (sailing and swimming), 45 minutes from Carcassonne (airport) and 1h from Toulouse.

A stunningly renovated Belle Époque château dating from 1850 with 600 m² of living space, gate lodge of 190 m² and 2 gîtes, on large grounds of over 5.3 ha with enclosed swimming pool, topiaried grounds with fountain, koi pond and petanque court. Entirely renovated to high standard retaining its original character, charm and features. The château, used as a private home for occasional hire, with its lodge and gîtes (proven income) would allow for use as a private house or as Chambre d’Hôtes. The independent gîtes are set on their own grounds with shared swimming pool. The gate lodge allows for personal occupation by the owners with their own gardens, summer and winter terraces and large grounds.

Château (600 m²) Basement = Laundry of 9.66 m² + laundry of 6.13 m² + tool store of 22.57 m² + storages of 34.7 m², 10.47 m², 31.19 m², 27.61 m² and 6.64 m² + room of  22.60 m² (original domestic bathroom, access door to grounds) + wine cellar of 18.30 m² + storage of 7.94 m² + wine cellar of 20.77 m² (curved roof) + each cellar has ventilation windows.


Ground Floor = Hall of 36.95 m² (wood panelling, decorative ceilings) + chapel of 33.02 m² (decorative panelling and ceiling roses, friezes, plasterwork) + bathroom of 8.13 m² + WC of 1.17 m² + lounge of 28.08 m² (fireplace, integrated storage) + lounge of 64.12 m² (parquet floors, access to south facing terrace) + fully equipped kitchen of 29.76 m² (chimney, gas and electric hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, extractor fan) + dining room of 35.36 m² (parquet floors, fireplace) + pantry of 7.28 m² (sink, shelving, access to rear stairs and side lobby) + return of 2.80 m² (cupboards) + coffee room of 15.32 m² (sink, stone floor, coffee machine, storage, access to basement and attics) + return of 7.83 m² + rear stairs to basement and attics + vestibule of 4 m² + main walnut staircase + south facing terrace of 45 m² + decorative staircase with stained glass chimney light.

1st Floor = Hall of 38.71 m² (parquet floors, large picture windows) + lounge of 27.93 m² (baroque decorative panelling, fireplace, parquet floors, storage) + bedroom of 24.99 m² (fireplace) with ensuite of 6.9 m² (double basin, shower) + WC of 1 m² + tower of 2.26 m² (chandelier, arrow windows, stone floors) + bedroom of 29.64 m² (parquet floors, fireplace) with ensuite of 6.12 m² (basin, roll top bath) + tower of 2.26 m² (arrow windows, stone floors) + bedroom of 17.16 m² + dressing of 4.26 m² + bedroom of 11.38 m² + bedroom of 16.27 m² with ensuite of 5.66 m² (basin, roll top bath) + WC of 1.26 m² + bedroom of 16.10 m² (integrated storage, original wood floors) + bedroom/boudoir of 18.94 m².

2nd Floor / Attic = Return of 13.76 m² + central corridor of 50 m² + central chimney light flue covering stained glass chimney light + rooms of 20.5 m², 23.36 m², 7.8 m²,  28.11 m², 14.88 m², 15.77 m², 18.77 m², 22.09 m², 24.42 m² and 3.82 m² (plumbed for WC and water) + room of 35.94 m² + fall attic rooms have exposed beams.

Gate Lodge (190 m²) Ground = Lounge of 34.1 m² (Godin wood-burner, exposed beams, tiled with tiles from chateau attics) + dining room of 17.6 m² (exposed beams, access to terrace) + fully equipped kitchen of 10. 45 m² + utility room of 11 m² (sinks, shelving) + bathroom of 11 m² (bath, basin) + WC of 1 m².  1st = Bedroom of 24.8 m² (balcony, exposed beams) + bedroom of 11 m² + office of 16.33 m² + bathroom + workroom of 8 m² + 2 bedrooms of 8 m² each + WC of 1 m².

Outside = Topiaried garden + south facing terrace of 90 m² + covered terrace of 90 m² + summer kitchen (fridge, sink) + well (irrigation and pool).

Gîte 1 (130 m²) Ground = Front terrace of 25 m² + lounge of 34.2 m² (fireplace, storage) + dining room/kitchen of 16.37 m² (2 ovens, hob, extractor fan, fridge, top and bottom units, access to south terrace) + marble stairs to first + south facing terrace of 38.93 m² + south facing of terrace 45.74 m² (integrated barbecue).

1st Floor = Bedroom of 10.14 m² + WC of 1.16 m² + bedroom of 9 m² + bathroom of 2.85 m² (shower, basin) + WC of 1.76 m² + bathroom of 3.02 m² (shower, basin) + bedroom of 9.9 m² (double feature bed, wardrobes) + bedroom (twin) of 9.51 m².

Gîte 2 (50 m²) Ground = Front terrace of 25 m² + lounge/kitchen of 13.09 m² (work units, fridge, hob) + rear south facing terrace of 22 m² (integrated barbecue).

1st Floor = Bedroom of 11 m² + bedroom of 12 m² + bathroom of 5 m² + WC of 1.5 m² + upper terrace of 21.7 m².

Gardens / Outside:

Pool 14x7m with large terraces

5.3 ha estate of woodland and prairie with several gated entrances + barn of 25 m² + garage of 30 m² + storage of 26.43 m² + laundry of 5.30 m² + storage of 41.39 m² + wells + Koi pond + petanque court (formerly the tennis courts, may be reconverted) + the northern entrance is walled from the road with double gates serving the estate, gîtes and garages with a common garden area, fountains and fishponds.

Sundry = Turreted historical chateau + original features (floors, fireplaces, frescos, ceiling roses, ...) + new roof, kitchen, bathroom and electrics + off street parking + not in a flood zone + property tax around 2700€ + septic tank + smoke alarm + mains water and sewage +double glazing + proven revenue + each gîte has their own front and rear terraces, own and direct access to pool and gardens and are fully self-contained.

Price = 874.500€ Includes agency fees payable by the buyer.
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