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Elegant Maison de Maître with pool in village close to Mediterranean coast

  • ID REF-­SAL281
  • Listing type: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Plot Size 451 m²
  • Habitable Area 175 m²
  • Property type: House
  • Postcode 11110

Property Description

Beautiful and elegant Maison de Maître, dating from 1885, for sale in a lively village close to the Mediterranean coast, offering around 175m² of habitable space comprising 6 bedrooms, with courtyard garden, pool, garage and barn.
The house has been lovingly restored with attention to detail and preserving original floors, doors, ceilings and murals yet offering all modern comforts such as an upgraded electrical system and underfloor heating on the ground floor.
The original front doors, which are of an unusual design with glass panels and grills to allow circulation of air, open onto an inviting hallway with wainscoting. There is a salon to the left and a dining room to the right, both of which have impressive mouldings and ceiling roses, as well as marble fireplaces.
At the end of the hallway, a door opens onto a kitchen and another, onto the courtyard garden and pool.
A stone and forged iron staircase from the hall leads to a bathroom (with ‘tadelakt’ finish) and WC at mezzanine level, then up to an elegant first floor hallway, which leads to 3 large bedrooms. On the top floor, there are a further 3 large bedrooms off a hallway.
Outside is a paved courtyard garden of around 160m² and a saltwater 8m x4m swimming pool, enclosed by various beds with Mediterranean plants. There is a door from the courtyard that leads to a small lane behind the house. The garage of around 63m² is accessed from the lane or from the courtyard. It can easily accommodate up to 3 cars. To the front and side of the house is a barn over two floors of 165² each, accessed through large barn doors. It can also be accessed from inside the house via a door in the hallway which gives access to a utility room in the barn. A space can be created above the utility room to house a second bathroom on the first floor of the house at a reasonable cost and with minimum disruption.
With its elegant and well preserved interior and intimate courtyard garden, the property is an ocean of tranquility, yet only a few paces from the centre of the village. Additionally, there exist the potential to create further or separate accommodation in the in the enormous barn next door. In all, a very rare and special property!

Ground Floor:
Hallway – 15m²
Salon – 13.2m²
Dining room – 17m²
Kitchen – 13m²
Mezzanine bathroom – 5.2m²
Mezzanine WC – 2m²

1st Floor:
Bedroom 1 – 15.7m²
Bedroom 2 – 14.7m²
Bedroom 3 – 11.7m²
Hallway – 12m²

2nd Floor:
Bedroom 4 – 15.7m²
Bedroom 5 – 16.9m²
Bedroom 6 – 11m²
Hallway – 11.6m²

General:
Electric panel radiators and underfloor heating on ground floor
Mains drainage
Smoke alarm
Tax Foncière approx. 1800€p.a

Location:
Salles d’ Aude – Lively village with all commerce – restaurants, café, supermarket, etc. – 10 minutes from the beach at Cabanes de Fleury and St. Pierre la Mer, 20 minutes from Narbonne and approximately 45 minutes from airports at Carcassonne, Perpignan and Beziers and an hour from airport at Montpellier.

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Chitra & Richard Pullen

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