8 bedroom French chateau for sale, Minervois Corbieres, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
700,000 EUR 616,000 GBP 861,000 USD
A lovely character chateau in the area of Minervois Corbieres with 6 bedrooms plus 2 independent gites which has been thoroughly restored to a high standard with terrace, courtyard, wooded garden and vegetable garden, whilst nicely placed in a quiet location in a small village.
Part of a medieval fortified castle in this lovely area in the south of France, the castle as well as the two independent gites have been entirely restored with taste and style, while the nice exposed stones and fireplaces have been preserved. The rooms have large windows and are very bright, a rare asset for a property of this type.
Spread over 3 floors, with 4 bedrooms and 2 large rooms which could also be used as bedrooms,
The first gite has 2 levels and 1 bedroom and is very charming with its nice tower.
The second gite has 3 levels and also 1 bedroom.
The outdoor area comprises a very pretty garden on the south facing side, with flowers and trees and a nice view over the village and the valley. On the other side, there is a secured courtyard with a large wooden gate, a lawn and with parking space for several cars. Just 100m away, in the plain, a vegetable garden of 530m2.
Details: This part of the property has 388m2 of living space on 3 levels.
Ground floor: Kitchen 24m2 with access to the terrace, dining room 24m2 with access to the terrace, entrance hall 17m2, staircase 12m2, living room 26m2, library 14m2, bathroom 10m2, laundry 21m2, veranda 15m2.
First floor: Living room 36m2, staircase 11m2, corridor 11m2, bathroom 5m2, bedroom 1,33m2, bedroom 2,17m2, bedroom 3,16m2, terrace 15m2. 2nd floor: Staircase 11m2, room first reception room 26m2, room 2nd reception room 33m2, 3rd reception room 32m2, room 4 bedroom 16m2, bathroom 9m2.
Gite 1: Living surface of 58m2 on 2 levels. Ground floor: Entrance, living room, small kitchen, dining room, tower 29m2. 1st floor: Bedroom, bathroom, tower 29m2.
Gite 2: Living surface of 81m2 on 3 levels. Ground floor: Cellar, several storage rooms, laundry, lavabo 27m2. 1st floor: Bedroom, shower room, kitchenette 27m2. 2nd floor: Living room 27m2.
Parking space in the courtyard for 2 - 3 cars.
Grounds - The castle sits on a plot of 851m2,whilst a potager (vegetable garden) of 530m2 is just 100m away. The garden is planted with flowers and trees, while most of the courtyard is covered by a lawn.
Quiet location. There are several places around the house to sit and eat in the shade at different times of the day. Barbecue.
The property is very well maintained. It is in an excellent condition and ready for immediate habitation.
Single and double glazed windows, heating system by electric convectors and several wood burning insert fireplaces.
A very tastefully restored, historical and unique property with a warm atmosphere. Amenities for every day needs are just a short drive away. A very nice home for a large family, but also perfect as a holiday residence. The letting of the gites allow an extra income.