For sale property located on the banks of the Canal du Midi, a rare opportunity.
The cottage is situated on the Domaine de Millepetit , a picturesque wine producing Domaine on the Canal du Midi Unesco World Heritage site, (which featured very briefly in Tv chef Rick Steins’ ‘French Odyssey’ in 2004.)
The estate is dominated by the Chateau and a 13C tower overlooking the Canal.
The Cottage is set one row back (about 50 m) from the Canal, in the original stable block of a working farm. It is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and apricot orchards.
Rural though not remote, Millepetit is located in a superb position on a one of the prettiest stretch of the world famous Canal du Midi, 5kms from the medieval Cite de Carcassonne.
This is a three bedroomed terraced cottage arranged over two floors.
On the ground floor there is a hall and two good size bedrooms with their own ensuite., one of them with a walk-in wardrobe.
On the first floor there is a large kitchen opening onto a secluded fully stocked garden with porch to the rear.
The lounge has a wood burning stove (12kw) which suffice for the short winters that occur in the area.
There is a third bedroom, and a separate toilet.
2015 Fitting of a wood burning stove in the lounge
2016 New shower in one of the ground floor bedroom.
2016 Satellite dish installed receiving Uk channels
2017 Total rewiring of the electricity to the latest regulations. All rooms repainted.
By the canal there are two communal terraces with tables, chairs and parasols and a charming mooring and herb garden – perfect place to watch life on the Canal pass you by while sipping a glass of local Millepetit Rosé!
The cottage is only 2 miles away from Trebes.
Trèbes is a town of approximately 5600 people, situated in the Minervois Wine Region in the heart of the Cathare country, on its' border with The Corbières.
The closest transport links are the Carcassonne train station (12 kms)
Carcassonne Airport (19 kms), with regular flight to the Uk.
Other airports are at Beziers (103 kms), Toulouse (115 kms), and Montpelier (157 kms).
It is 3.5 miles east of Carcassonne and its famous medieval city, and 6 miles from Salvaza Airport which is served by Ryanair. Regular Routes fly in from the Uk and Ireland.
The nearest motorway junction is just 1.5 miles to the west of the Trebes. The A61 Autoroute Des Deux Mers links the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans.
45Mn drive will take you to Narbonne Medierranean beaches.
2H drive to the closest ski resort in the Pyrenees.
The comprehensive rail network can take you from Carcassonne by Tgv Barcelona in 2h30 or to Paris within 5h30.
Price € 152,000
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 1,688.89
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