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This house is a carefully restored south-facing corner tower of a chateau on the Cathare Castle circuit with a terraced garden of 1290m2, 4/5 bedrooms, open plan kitchen/living room, 2 bathrooms, Ch gas condensation boiler and Charnwood wood stove. Insulation & carbon emissions D rated. Electricity renewed. Price: 430 000 Euros.
Accommodation on 4 levels:
Ground floor: Entrance hall leading to a large open plan fully eqipped kitchen/dining room, with chimney corner/salon and a bread oven in working order.
1st floor: 2 bedrooms, bathroom & shower, separate toilet.
2nd floor: 2 bedrooms, shower room, separate toilet.
3rd floor: a large games room and salon, ideal for receptions. The stained glass window was made by a local artisan.
A restored staircase in solid chestnut links the 4 levels featuring stone recesses with medieval vestiges.. On all levels
Each room has wooden beams, many walls are of stone and the joinery is all of stripped wood & largely made to measure or original. The main door & shutters are identical to the originals and the original hinges, handles, fastenings & letter box have been reused. In the garden a cistern collects water from the roof and the organic garden is irrigated by a drip system. 3 garden sheds provide storage. Fruit trees. Terrace shaded by a vine.
All the drystone walling has been renewed.
The property is about 500m from the village at up to 800m altitude It has a population of about 160. There is a lake, a post office, baker, museum of Catharism, cafe/restaurant, regrouped primary school, riding school. All other commerce is to be found in Couiza at 12km. The thermal station of Rennes les Bains with swimming pool is at 7km. The environment is unspoiled with its forest, garrigue and mountains and very little cultivated land, forestry beibg an important activity. Between the sea and mountains, the region has a vocation for tourism with its numerous hisorique monuments, its viticulture and gastronomy...
The nearest railway station is at 12km, airport of Carcassone at 38km, international airport Toulouse-Blagnac 100km, l’autoroute 36km.
Carcassonne 36km, Perpignan 100km, Toulouse 100km, Spain 120km,Andorre 100km, Stations de ski from 50km, the sea 80km.
Price € 420,000
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 2,333.33
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