16 bedroom French chateau for sale with 248,578m2 of land, Carcassonne, Aude , Languedoc-Roussillon
1,450,000 EUR 1,290,500 GBP 1,653,000 USD
Imposing and impressive Nineteenth Century Chateau in the area of Carcassonne, set in a lovely estate of almost 25 hectares with versatile outbuildings and countryside views.
The Chateau comes with spacious, high ceilinged rooms with many original features. Particularly impressive are the entrance hall, reception and dining rooms and especially its gorgeous library.
-Slate roof, in good condition.
-The outbuildings are on a decent distance from the Chateau.
-The property is located on a short distance of villages with all amenities.
-Carcassonne, with its international airport is also close by.
Due to its excellent location close to villages with amenities, the property has an enormous potential as a hotel business, chambres d'hotes or as an apartment rental business.
Ground floor, 380m2 habitable:
Prestigious entrance hall, 58m2 with marble floor and Chinese wall paintings, opening to a south facing terrace via 3 large French doors;
beautiful authentic library, 37m2 opening to a terrace with views towards the park;
spacious living room, 62m2;
grand dining room, 48m2 with separate kitchen;
at one side of the ground floor is an apartment with bathroom, 2 bedrooms and a living room; at the other side a bedroom with bathroom;
monumental hall with stone staircase.
First floor, 330m2 habitable
7 bedrooms, ranging from 20 - 30m2 each, with quite a few bath- and shower rooms.
Second floor, accessible via the 2 service staircases at each end of the chateau, has 14 rooms, ripe for renovation.
The basement is on the garden level and is divided into 10 separate units, such as a wine cellar, workshops, utility rooms.
Outbuildings - 4 outbuildings:
Caretakers house, on 2 levels, 220m2 habitable with 5 bedrooms.
Guesthouse, 80m2 on ground floor level with 2 bedrooms. 1st floor is not being used.
Grounds - The park of 24.8 hectares features a romantic stream and bridges, consists of 3 individual lawns bordered by trees: the chateau is surrounded by 2 lawns, the third lawn is situated next to the outbuildings. Nice views towards fields, currently mostly corn and sunflowers, and the Pyrenees.
The chateau is in good general condition but in need of some renovation in order to bring it to modern standards. Ditto for the outbuildings. The chateau has central heating and 7 bathrooms on ground and first floor.
This is a beautiful property with many original features, ideal for a large family investment opportunity.
Excellent location for a first class B and B, hotel or apartment rental business.
This property is featured on our French Chateau For Sale page.