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(11) Aude

Restored 19th Century Castle near Carcassonne for sale


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 9
Land: 0.69 ha

Reference: J2-2036
£ 662,085
$ 852,563

19th Century Castle for sale, in the countryside near the World Heritage Unesco site of Carcassonne. Restored three years ago whilst preserving most of its authentic features the property has new electric heating and plumbing. The rooms are bright and spacious. The neighbouring farm which used to form part of the property surrounds the chateau which enjoys a splendid rural view across a peaceful landscape. A few minutes away is a small river where small cavities have been created in the rocks and where it is possible to swim and sunbathe in the summer.

The chateau offers approx. 600m²/6460ft² living area on 3 levels.

Ground floor: Entrance hall 15m²/161ft², small dining room 40m²/432ft² with fireplace, equipped kitchen with fireplace, pantry, utility/linen room 8m²/86ft², boiler room, dining room 50m²/540ft², salon, 115m²/1240ft², chapel, large terrace with arbour.

First floor: 5 very nice en suite bedrooms with fireplace and shower room & WC, 1 en suite bedroom & shower room & WC, 1 kids bedroom, large corridor.

Second floor: 2 communicating bedrooms with shower room & WC, en suite bedroom with fireplace & shower room & WC, a 32m²/340ft² room convertible into an en suite bedroom, apartment with kitchenette and dining room, bathroom & WC, 2 small bedrooms, 1 service bedroom.

Fenced pool 11m/35’ x 5m/16’ with tiled surround 40m²/430ft² and shed with a bar
Orangerie 55m²/585ft²

The plot measures 6889m² ( 1.70 acres) and features some nice mature hundred year old trees. In front of the Chateau and around the pool and the Orangery is lawn. tThe remaining grounds consists of an orchard and a kitchen garden. The grounds are fenced at the front with stone walls on the sides and the back. Automatic sprinkling system supplied by well water.

General condition
The chateau appears to be iin very good sound condition. The floors are mostly parquet, simple glazed wooden joinery, marble fireplaces in the bedrooms, Chapel. Oil fired central heating, and radiant convectors on the upper floor.

Benefitting from a fantastic view, this castle in a beautiful rural setting of woodlands is in a haven of nature and would be ideal as a large family home or a small boutique hotel.