This spacious lakeside property set amongst the vineyards with stunning views, offers 397 m2 living space comprising main residence of 7 bedrooms (all ensuite), salons, kitchen, large dining room and private owner's quarters of 4 bedrooms, kitchen, salon and own terraces and garden. The 13243 m2 of established gardens are not overlooked and include south facing terraces (with lake views), a walled pool area, 13m x 5m heated swimming pool, play areas, giant garden chess, picnic areas, ample parking, and further room to renovate outbuildings. The property is bordered by a stream and looks directly onto the lake.
LOCATION: Pretty hamlet at 10 minutes to commerce, 20 minutes from the medieval town of Mirepoix and beautiful riverside town of Limoux, 25 minutes to Carcassonne (airport) and UNESCO world heritage castle, 1 hour to Toulouse (airport).
The property in total has 11 bedrooms & 10 bathrooms with varied reception rooms and multiple outside spaces. It operates currently as 2 independent houses (with separate entrances, driveways and gardens) perfect for continuing an immediate business opportunity with high proven earning potential, without the need for renovation or as a large family home. The property, set on 13243 m2 of private grounds, with heated pool, has operated as a successful, well established Guest Gites and retreat business for several years with current bookings.
The property has been extensively renovated (high standard to include rewiring, re-plumbing) but has original character, charm and features (original flag tile floors, fireplaces, high ceilings, exposed beams).
GUEST GITE (350 m2, can accommodate 18 guests, most rooms have lakeside views):
Ground floor: Entrance hall of 33 m2 (wood burning stove, stone flag floors, exposed beams, original architrave detailing over doors, office section about 15 m2), salon of 38 m2 (wooden floors, exposed beams, open fire, under stairs storage), salon of 25 m2, dining room of 40 m2 (wood burning stove, stone flag floors), kitchen of 22 m2 (original wooden floors, double sink, hand sink, white washed ceilings, 5-ring gas hob, extractor fan, work island, large wooden dresser, integrated wine storage, wooden floors, exposed beams, pizza oven, access to terrace), utility of 4.6 m2 (water heater, shelving units), bedroom of 20 m2 (wooden floors, exposed white beams) with ensuite of 5 m2 (shower, basin, WC), veranda of 20 m2, covered terrace.
1st floor: Jesters gallery (wooden floor), bedroom of 16 m2 (wooden floor) with ensuite of 4 m2 (shower, basin, WC), bedroom of 25.63 m2 (wooden floors) with ensuite (shower, basin, WC), bedroom of 14.55 m2 (wooden floors) with ensuite of 4 m2 (shower, basin, WC), bedroom of 19 m2 (wooden floors) with ensuite (basin, WC, bath), bedroom of 20 m2 (wooden floor) with ensuite of 4 m2 (shower, basin, WC).
PRIVATE OWNERS QUARTERS (recently completely renovated, about 200 m2):
Ground: Entrance of 11.9 m2 (stone flag floors, wooden stable-style door), salon of 25 m2 (access to south east facing terrace, stunning views, wood burner), kitchen of 15 m2 (work island, solid wood counter-tops, top and bottom units, wooden floor, exposed beams, 5-ring gas hob, oven, Belfast sink, smoke alarm, extractor fan ), utility of 3.53 m2, bedroom of 17 m2 (currently used as treatment room, white washed ceilings) with ensuite of 2.7 m2 (shower, basin, WC), utility /storage of 5 m2.
Bedroom of 25 m2 (exposed beams, whitewashed floor) with ensuite of 4 m2 (shower, basin, WC), balcony of 2.3 m2 (to finish), return of 1.9 m2.
Bedroom of 16 m2 (exposed beams, under stairs storage), bathroom of 4 m2 (shower, basin, WC), return of 1.72 m2, corridor of 4.3 m2.
Bedroom of 16 m2 (tower room, vaulted ceiling).
Grounds of 13.243 m2 including low maintenance gardens with hedges, trees and planted areas which encircle the property, the rear is currently paddocks, with a chicken and vegetable garden and newly planted fruit trees, to the front (south-west facing) the garden has three levels, the top being the swimming pool (fenced in with its own garden/terrace area), and outdoor giant chess set, secluded and is not overlooked, terrace (covered), heated pool 13 x 5, pool house (overhanging roof with covered veranda, ready to renovate to install toilets and shower), 2 outhouses, 2 children's play area, the terrace has beautiful, undisturbed, views of the lake, covered area, seating area, chalet of 40 m2 (used as storage and workshop), there is a 150 m2 old stable complex in the grounds which is ripe for renovation with existing planning permissions (perfect to convert to further Guest Gites).
Mains water, water purity system, reversible climate control, original fireplaces, wood stoves, high proven revenue and current bookings, original features (beams, fireplaces, tiles), modern kitchen, double glazed, shutters, property tax around 3600 €, electric central heating, furniture and contents negotiable, not in flood zone, good structural state, bookings to be honoured, web and media presence.
Price: 935.000 € (Large lakeside property, rare views and high proven revenue with current bookings !)
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The department of Aude is in the Languedoc-Roussillon region located in the south of France. It is surrounded by the Pyrénées-Orientales, Ariège, Tarn and Hérault departments.
French property buyers look in this region due to its numerous and varied landscapes as well as the rich cultural heritage, Aude has become an ever popular destination recently due to the gastronomy of the region, as well as its many festivals and dramatic scenery.
Carcassonne is the cultural heart of the Aude department, and all through the region you will find lovely properties either to live in or to use as holiday homes. Aude is an agricultural area dominated by wine-growing in the east and the climate is that of the Mediterranean so summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and humid.
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