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Sumptuous Manor House with intimate garden and pool in popular Aude village

  • ID REF-­GIN220
  • Listing type: Reduced!
  • Bedrooms 8
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Plot Size 396 m²
  • Habitable Area 500 m²
  • Property type: Prestige Property
  • Postcode 11120

Property Description

Sumptuous Manor house in a prominent position in the centre of this popular Minervois village close to the Canal du Midi, offering around 500m² of habitable space, comprising 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 salons, and an intimate walled garden and pool.
This commanding property has been renovated with an artistic flair, conserving the many period features found throughout the house like the marble fireplaces in several rooms, the original tiles and wrought ironwork. Spread over 3 floors, it has a pleasing symmetry.
External stone staircases lead to the entrance door at raised ground floor level. A vast hallway runs through the middle of the house, with a living room and a salon on either side, to the front of the house, and a dining room and a kitchen to the back, both of which open out onto the garden. There is also an office and a pantry on this floor.
On the next level, there are 4 large bedrooms, each with en-suite bath/shower rooms and a large hall running through the centre and opening onto a balcony overlooking the street.
The top floor, is currently arranged as a leisure space, with 4 rooms, a studio and a large laundry room. This space can easily be converted into 4 further bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities or a large self-contained apartment.
Outside, the walled garden of around 300m² comprises a 7m x 3.5m² pool, mature planting and shaded seating and dining areas.
The grandeur, size and location of this residence would make it perfect for a high end bed & breakfast or a unique boutique hotel.

Raised Ground Floor:
Entrance hall – 27m²
Living room – 23.1m²
Salon – 24.2m²
Dining room – 27.4m²
Kitchen – 22.7m²
Office – 6.6m²
Store room/pantry – 5m²
Cloakroom – 3m²

1st Floor:
Hallway – 21.5m²
Bedroom 1 – 26.4m² with en-suite shower room – 5.3m²
Bedroom 2 – 23.5m² with en-suite shower room – 5.7m²
Bedroom 3 – 24.5m² with en-suite bathroom – 6m²
Bedroom 4 – 17.8m² with en-suite shower room – 5m²

2nd Floor:
Hallway – 25m²
Bedroom 5 – 14.2m²
Bedroom 6 – 11.5m²
Bedroom 7 – 10.5m² with dressing room – 7.5m²
Bedroom 8 – 16.7m²
Studio – 33.5m²
Laundry room – 24.7m²

Electric heating
Working fireplaces
Some double glazing
Tax foncière of 2415€ p.a

Location: Ginestas – Lively village with all commerce including 3 restaurants, café, bakery, etc. – 5 minutes from the Canal du Midi, 15 minutes from Narbonne, 45 minutes from airports at Beziers, Carcassonne and Perpignan, and 35 minutes to beaches

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Chitra & Richard Pullen

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