19th Century Château habitable immediately
19th CenturyChateau (500m2) with 6 bedrooms plus an attached barn, which has been converted into an independent 3-bedroom apartment, enclosed gardens (1000m2), swimming pool and large garage workshop with room for 3 carsGround Floor - Hallway, kitchen, with 4 oven Aga stove, pantry/utility room, dining room (with wooden panelling and a marble fireplace and decorative flooring), salon (with large fireplace and wood-burning stove), WC and utility room.First Floor Hallway, family bathroom, WC, bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobes and a door leading to landing of the apartment, bedroom 3 with fitted double wardrobes and a marble fireplace, master bedroom with marble fireplace, dressing room and en suite WC/shower room.Third Floor Bedroom 4 with stunning views to the front, built in wardrobes bedroom 5 with fitted wardrobes, shower room and WC, playroom/bedroom 6 and storeroom (access from passage to shower room with staircase up to loft space with further storage).The ApartmentApproached from the garage by its own staircase, or through the connecting door from the main house.Fitted Kitchen/Salon 8x6 metres approx. with fireplace and wood burning stove and double doors onto a balcony. There are another set of French doors which opens on to terrace that runs the full width of the house with views to the Pyrenees, the gardens and village and to an orchard to the side. Newly fitted bathroom, bedroom 1 with French doors leading to terrace, Bedroom 2 with French doors leading to terrace, Bedroom 3.Electric heating throughout.Attic Above the apartment is a fully boarded space, the same size as the apartment with two windows and door overlooking terrace. This is a great opportunity to further expand either the apartment or indeed break in from the main house for en suite bathrooms etc.Further Storage - To the right of the garage is a further large storeroom used for wood mainly, with a similar space accessed from the rear of the property. If would be feasible to install a new front door here with a staircase rising into the terrace.Outside (1000m2) To the front there is a large drive area for multiple cars and an ancient olive tree.To the rear the walled garden is low maintenance with gravelled surfaces, raised beds and an abundance of fig, fruit and nut trees.There is a 10x5 metre pool with fabric filter and steps at one end. This can be used as a salt or chlorine pool. The pool comes with a new alarm system.Additional: New electrical and water systems were implemented 8 years ago. The property retains much of its original character including patterned and terracotta flooring, wall panelling and a massive stone and iron staircase.Location: In the golden triangle with easy access to Mediterranean beaches, skiing and the old cite of Carcassonne, plus airports at Carcassonne, Toulouse, Beziers and Perpignan.
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