6 Bed House for sale

Saissac, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Plot size: 6500 m2
  • Habitable space: 450 m2


  • Detached
  • Stunning Home
  • Great Location & Setting
  • Very Private
  • 450m2 Living Space
  • 1.5 Acres Gardens & grounds

Full Description

This beautiful, large detached “Maison de Maitre” was built around 1860 and stands in 6500m2 (1.5acres) of landscaped gardens and woodland with a swimming pool. It is located in a village 450m above sea level in the unspoilt countryside of the Aude with magnificent panoramic views of the Pyrenees. The home comes with outstanding reception room for entertaining and 5/7 bedrooms plus possible gite or granny flat accommodation. Completely restored in the 1990s to a very high specification. Mostly double-glazed with programmable gas fired central heating and comes with the benefit of mains drainage so no fosse issues or associated costs.

Located in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon within walking distance to the village and just 25 mins from Carcassonne Airport, 1 hour from Toulouse Airport and the Mediterranean beaches making it ideal for those who need easy access to and from the UK and convenient for visiting family and friends.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance: Inner lobby and hall leading to

Library: (5.8m x 4.7m) with marble fireplace and inset wood-burning fire.

Study/bedroom 2: (4.9m x 3.8m) with marble fireplace.

Bedroom 3: (3.6m x 3.0m) with marble fireplace.

Shower room: (2.4m x 2 2m) with white WC, bidet, basin and shower.

Bedroom 4: (4.4m x 4.3m) marble fireplace, parquet floor, French windows to balcony with views over village and mountains.

Bedroom 5: (4.3m x 3.7m) with marble fireplace, parquet floor, French windows to balcony also with views over village to the Pyrenees.

Bedroom 6: (4.4m x 3.5m) currently used as a dressing room, with marble fireplace and parquet floor.

Bathroom 2: (3.7m x 2.6m) with white bath, basin, WC and bidet and trompe-l’oeil decoration.

Stairs lead up to an attic (9.1m x 7.4m)


Salon: On the main floor, is the impressive panelled reception room (8.90m x 7.90m). It has a large marble fireplace with working chimney, the original decorated floor tiles, corner cupboards with curved doors, a secret door and huge 19th century oil paintings on canvas fixed to the walls. Double doors lead to the main south and west facing terrace which has stunning views of the garden, village and mountains, and a shady wisteria covered wrought iron pergola. From it, a door leads to the

Orangerie: (4.70m x 3.10m)

Kitchen: Fully fitted kitchen (4.30m x 3.00m) with polished stone worktops and stone double sink with fitted waste disposal. All fitted units in the kitchen are included in the sale together with Bosch dishwasher, Gaudin oven, hob and extractor and Whirlpool American style fridge/freezer. Leading to

Back kitchen with original stone sink, a cellar and boiler room.

Breakfast room: (3.90m x 3.70m)

Bedroom 1: (3.90m x 3.70m)

Bathroom 1: (3.70 x 3.00m)with white bath, WC, bidet and basin, tiled floor and trompe-l’oeil decoration.


Dining room: (7.80m x 4.70m) with terracotta tiled floor, a working fireplace with insert wood burning fire, three pairs of French windows leading to a west facing, wisteria covered terrace with balustrade.

Second room: (5.80m x 3.50m) has a tiled floor and door to the terrace and leads to a

Laundry room: (3.3m x 1.8m) with tiled floor, sink and plumbing.

Wine store


Note: This floor could be converted into a self-contained, two bedroomed gite or granny flat.

Attics – A fully boarded, insulated and heated attic of about 70m2 which has a triple window overlooking the village and mountains

Garden / Outside:

The house is set in around 6500m2 of land with many trees: chestnut, fig, walnut, magnolia and two magnificent centuries-old cedars. About one half is landscaped garden planted with rosemary, lavender, thyme, roses, hydrangeas, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons. The other half, which is on a slope, has been left as natural woodland.
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