Elegant Château of 700m², with 11 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, authentic features, large heated pool, quiet at the edge of a village, sunny Formerly part of a large vineyard, this impressive property is located at the edge of a small village in the Narbonne countryside. All the original features, such as the marble fireplaces, beautiful moulded ceilings, original floors and joinery have been conserved wherever possible. The elegant and large rooms are filled with light and all have views over the grounds, or onto the south-facing courtyard which has large orange and lemon trees. A 15m heated swimming pool enhance the enjoyment of this outstanding property. Basic shop and restaurant are at walking distance, just a 5mn drive to large amenities and market. Description of the building
The house offers about 700m² of living area over 3 main floors and 2 towers.
Double entrance door into magnificent reception room 67m² with marble fire place. A grand hallway, with lovely curved stone staircase leads in a smaller sitting room 20m² with fireplace. There is an unusual curved door leading to the sunny kitchen, 25m², fully equipped and fitted with bespoke furniture, door to the courtyard. Next to the kitchen is a formal dining room with unique carved fireplace and charming moulded ceiling 37m². There is the former 'château' kitchen with original features 15m², and finally a large room of 28m² and a shower room with WC 9m².
A large hallway gives access to a total of 7 bedrooms, between 17m² and 36m², all with high ceilings, original floors and fireplaces. There are 3 nicely fitted and decorated bathrooms on this floor;
To one side of the hallway there is a bedroom of 22m², another of 17m² and then a lovely curved lobby leading to a fabulous, sunny bedroom of 47m² with an en-suite bathroom. To the other side is an outstanding space of 66m² with no less than 5 windows, in addition to a wide, sloping roof light, which is perfect for a creative activity, artist atelier, yoga room, dance studio; the possibilities are endless! To one side of this space is a further workroom of 33m², which leads to a room in the east tower of 38m². To the west is a study 24m², with separate WC, and a room in the west tower of 33m². There is access to the large flat roof where you can enjoy uninterrupted views to the Pyrenees.
Basement: cellar about 40m² with heating room, wine cave, storage space.
Swimming pool 15m x 5m, heated with its surround
Outside, there is ample room to park several cars, and an independent workshop of 30m².
A driveway leads from large wrought iron gates around the edge of the property to the car park. The grounds of almost 5000m² are laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. The totally private courtyard is planted with citrus trees and has a circular ornamental water basin. There is also a pedestrian gate, with intercom, leading directly towards the village at the side of the property.
The house is in perfect condition and tastefully decorated throughout. All the renovation work has been carried out to a very high standard, with quality materials. The entire facade has recently been re-rendered, and the shutters replaced with hand-made replicas of the originals. There is an efficient oil-fuelled central heating system, and all the plumbing and electricity has been replaced.
An outstanding opportunity to acquire a beautiful Château in a village setting which allows just to move in. The addition of 2 or 3 extra bathrooms would make this property eminently suitable for a boutique hotel, prestigious B&B, reception or conference centre.