8 Bed House for sale

Ginestas, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

£551,085

 [€630,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4

Features

  • External Feature: Walled Garden
  • Living Space M2: 500
  • Land M2: 396
  • Location: Village
  • Location Description: Popular Tourist Village
  • External Feature: Walled Garden

Full Description

Sumptuous Manor house in a prominent position in the centre of this popular Minervois village close to the Canal du Midi, offering around 500m2 of habitable space, comprising 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 salons, and an intimate walled garden and pool.

This commanding property has been renovated with an artistic flair, conserving the many period features found throughout the house like the marble fireplaces in several rooms, the original tiles and wrought ironwork. Spread over 3 floors, it has a pleasing symmetry.

External stone staircases lead to the entrance door at raised ground floor level.

Ground Floor (raised): a vast hallway runs through the middle of the house, with a living room and a salon on either side, to the front of the house, and a dining room and a kitchen to the back, both of which open out onto the garden. There is also an office and a pantry on this floor.

First Floor: 4 large bedrooms, each with en-suite bath/shower rooms and a large hall running through the centre and opening onto a balcony overlooking the street.

Second Floor: currently arranged as a leisure space, with 4 rooms, a studio and a large laundry room. This space can easily be converted into 4 further bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities or a large self-contained apartment.

Outside, the walled garden of around 300m2 comprises a 7x3.5m pool, mature planting and shaded seating and dining areas.

The grandeur, size and location of this residence would make it perfect for a high end bed & breakfast or a unique boutique hotel.

Raised Ground Floor:

Entrance Hall - 27m2

Living Room - 23.1m2

Salon - 24.2m2

Dining Room - 27.4m2

Kitchen - 22.7m2

Office - 6.6m2

Store Room/Pantry - 5m2

Cloakroom - 3m2

1st Floor:

Hallway - 21.5m2

Bedroom 1 - 26.4m2 with en-suite shower room - 5.3m2

Bedroom 2 - 23.5m2 with en-suite shower room - 5.7m2

Bedroom 3 - 24.5m2 with en-suite bathroom - 6m2

Bedroom 4 - 17.8m2 with en-suite shower room - 5m2

2nd Floor:

Hallway - 25m2

Bedroom 5 - 14.2m2

Bedroom 6 - 11.5m2

Bedroom 7 - 10.5m2 with dressing room - 7.5m2

Bedroom 8 - 16.7m2

Studio - 33.5m2

Laundry Room - 24.7m2

General:

Electric Heating

Working Fireplaces

Some Double Glazing

Tax Fonciere of 2415 EUROS a year

Location: Ginestas - Lively village with all commerce including 3 restaurants, cafe, bakery, etc. - 5 minutes from the Canal du Midi, 15 minutes from Narbonne, 45 minutes from airports at Beziers, Carcassonne and Perpignan, and 35 minutes to beaches

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

French property buyers look in this region due to its numerous and varied landscapes as well as the rich cultural heritage, Aude has become an ever popular destination recently due to the gastronomy of the region, as well as its many festivals and dramatic scenery.

Carcassonne is the cultural heart of the Aude department, and all through the region you will find lovely properties either to live in or to use as holiday homes. Aude is an agricultural area dominated by wine-growing in the east and the climate is that of the Mediterranean so summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and humid.

It is the perfect location if you are looking for a quiet life and to be in harmony with your surroundings.

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