Become A Lord Or Lady Of The Manor With This Stunning South Of France Property




8 + Bedrooms

12 Bathrooms

Property Type:

Condition: Ready to move in

Swimming Pool
Conforming Fosse Septique:No
Become a Lord or lady of the manor with this magnificent 19th Century manor house for sale situated in a popular village just 10 minutes from the wonderful Cite of Carcassonne and only 15 minutes from Carcassonne airport.

The property offers in excess of 640m2 of immaculately presented living space in both the large manor house and renovated stable block. It has 15 individually designed bedrooms and 12 bathrooms in total, and is set in nearly 1 acre of parkland, comprising of a formal front garden with parking for up to six cars, a heated swimming pool, large hot tub and a 82m2 barn comprising of an outdoor kitchen with a gas and coal BBQ and space for 28 to dine al-fresco comfortably.

Inside the main manor house there is a 70m2 indoor entertainment space in the cellar with full-sized bar with drinks fridge, dance area with lighting and surround sound Denon entertainment system, 4K Smart TV and a glass covered well. There is also a library, a magnificent lounge with marble fireplace, original tiles and cornicing. Throughout the property there is a real spacious feel - the layout has been designed with really generous proportions and high ceilings, in fact it’s hard not to get lost in this extensive house.

The house has been sympathetically restored throughout and is packed full of original French features including an exceptional three story period stone staircase, original tiled floors, magnificent marble fireplaces and a generous entrance hall with glass partitions. The largest kitchen/dining area is 60m2 and offers seating for 28 people, there are also two further kitchens.

The property is currently being exploited as large 4 star house rental property for groups of up to either 20 or 28 people, fully booked for 2017, nearly booked up for 2018 and are taking bookings for 2019.

A buyer looking for a life style change could simply purchase the house and business which comes with a high ranking website and start to reap the benefits straight away without any further investment.

Other benefits of the village are:

The village has some great amenities, all guests receive 10% discount on their shopping, including a fabulous bakery, butchers and the local supermarket.

Good local primary school and creche. The village association also organises school holiday activities including skiing, camping, horse riding for children - the list is endless, people travel from other villages just to benefit from the creche and the association.

Other benefits of the house are:

Advertising in place for 2017/2018

Possible 10% or more return on investment

Most of the furniture, good quality bedding and kitchen equipment is included in the sale.

The current vendors have a good business relationships with chauffer driven wine tours, in house cook, cleaners, cooking classes, masseur, hairdresser and pilates instructor.

The villagers are really friendly and welcoming.

Really good broadband connection, mobile reception and mains gas at the house.

Two different house numbers and electricity meters.

Irrigation system, swimming pool and hot tub utilise spring water from the well.

Swimming pool with baby pool and safety fencing.

There is a room suitable for people with disabilities.

Air-conditioning portable units in most bedrooms

SKY TV in five of the bedrooms, lounge and indoor entertainment space.

Perfectly situated for visiting Spain, Montagne Noir, Pyrenees, Canal du Midi, Mediterranean, Toulouse, and several swimming lakes. Endless local walks from the house.