8 Bed House for sale

Béziers, Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

£673,258

 [€749,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4

Features

  • Double Glazing
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Internet connection
  • Jacuzi Tub

Full Description

REDUCED in price - Extraordinary Maison de Maitre completely carefully restored since 2001, offering refinement and impeccable taste. All details have been attended to, as much in the selection of the proper craftspeople and materials, as in the decorative and finish work, while respecting the original era and architecture of this home built in 1882.

LOCATION: Thermal springs make this town a popular lively place year round, with Casino, restaurants, cafes, shops, boutiques, and beautiful surrounding countryside offering sport and leisure activities of all varieties.

This property is gracious, spacious, distinguished, further enriched by her 1360 m2 of easy to maintain mature garden with pool, in a calm neighbourhood of regal homes. There are 8 bedrooms, 5 of which have private baths (8 total) and 390 m2 of inside space on 3 levels. Ideal for a very high quality B&B.

GROUND FLOOR: Enter onto a large reception hall of 30 m2, giving access onto the rooms through beautiful French doors, door for access onto rear garden, and storage under the beautiful stairway leading to the upper floors, superb living room of 50 m2 (2 glass doors giving onto rear garden and south terrace plus large window facing front) with white marble fireplace, dining room of 15.20 m2 with black marble fireplace, bathroom of 8 m2 (shower, WC, wash basin), equipped Jean Richard kitchen of 16.72 m2 (lower cabinetry, stainless extractor, ceramic 5 burner hob, oven, dish washer, refrigerator/freezer combo, microwave) and glass paned door giving onto garden/pool area, laundry/technical room of 8.10 m2 (double sink, laundry are, boiler, electric station), new tiling on this level.

1st FLOOR: Lovely gracious stairway, central hall of 30 m2 with wide thick French oak planking, bedroom of 32 m2 with bathroom (hydro-bath, WC, double sinks with hand-made granite counter, Jacuzzi-brand hydro-jet shower, cabinetry, WC), bedroom of 25 m2 with bathroom (solid bronze old-world shower head and fittings, basin/cabinet), bedroom of 23 m2 with wash room (shower, basin/cabinet, WC), bedroom of 20 m2 with white marble fireplace, independent bathroom of 8 m2 (shower, basin/cabinet with marble counter, WC).

2nd FLOOR: Elegant stairway opening onto 40 m2 lounge area, bedroom of 19 m2, full bath of 9.50 m2 (bathtub, shower, double sinks, WC), bedroom of 17 m2 with en suite wash room of 7 m2 (XXL shower, basin, WC), bedroom of 19.30 m2, bedroom of 14 m2 with en suite wash room of 7 m2 (XXL shower, basin, XC), spacious cupboard in hall, original terra cotta floors on this level.

OUTSIDE: Heated pool of 10m x 4.2m, built in 2002 with the Everblue system (50.000 Euros pool, electrolyse-salt system which means a no-maintenance pool) with hard security cover, solar shower, 1360 m2 of beautiful, easy to maintain, enclosed and landscaped property on watering system, wrought and cast iron gates, balconies, garden lamps, tiled wide terrace areas, 2 car garage in front, car portal in back with room for 5-6 cars, beautiful trees (wide variety of mature palms, other mature trees planted at the time the home was built), landscaping and choice of plants conceived to be of easy maintenance, granite barbecue/bar area near pool.

MORE DETAILS: All craftsmen carefully hand-picked for the renovation of this home (guarantees as well), custom-made wood double glazing and original windows where possible, porcelain doorknobs for the beautiful original interior French doors, all fittings and bathroom elements of the best quality (as is the rest of the home), central town gas heating with new furnace (2010), roof entirely redone in 2007, facades completely redone from scratch, insulated floors, all fireplaces are now only decorative, electric heating on top floor, very low property tax (around 1000 Euros/2010), basket awnings over 2 south windows, everything is perfect, style, quality, a distinguished easy to maintain home.

Every so often you come across a very unique property. City-class with old-world harmony.

NOTE: the location is described in our descriptive but we cannot supply the address of the property, we can describe the area and will of course inform you if there is any 'blight' or nuisance near the property so you can book a viewing in confidence, ask for more details.

The department of Herault is in the Languedoc-Roussillon region located in the south of France. It is surrounded by the Pyrenees-Orientales, Ariege, Tarn and Aude departments.

Widely regarded as possibly the most dynamic department in Languedoc Roussillon with Montpellier as its capital and the popular seaside resorts of Sete and Grande Motte bringing in millions of tourists every summer, the Herault department is certainly busy and growing.

But despite all the activity along the coast, the interior of Herault is as beautiful and unspoiled as it has always been. The Herault countryside is glorious, driving away from the coast into the foothills of the Black Mountains you can get lost in an ocean of vines.

Villages in the department of Herault are incredibly pretty. Roquebrun is stunning, with its bridge and old water mill on the river Orb. St Guilhem-le-Desert is also beautiful - and one of Languedoc's top tourist spots.

Herault is also a favourite of Brits looking to move to the area. Pezenas and Lodeve are both popular towns - Pezenas used to be the region's capital and is becoming quite chic.

In short - the department combines beautiful countryside with the buzz and glamour of a major city (Montpellier).

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