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Unique Maison de Maître in pretty village in the Minervois

€525,000
  • ID REF-­OUP336
  • Listing type: For Sale
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Plot Size 408 m²
  • Habitable Area 566 m²
  • Property type: Prestige Property

Property Description

Grand completely renovated Maison de Maître for sale in a pretty Minervois village, offering in excess of 550m² of habitable space, comprising 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms and 2 kitchens, with a beautiful courtyard garden, pool terrace, a studio, office and garage.

The property, which has been extended into an adjacent barn, has been artfully renovated to create a large family home with all modern comforts yet retaining the charm, grandeur and character of each the original buildings. The main living spaces are contained in the Maison de Maître part, which has been renovated sympathetically, retaining all many original features such as the marble fireplaces, encaustic tiles and wood panelling. The entrance door opens onto a spacious hall with a vestibule. On one side of the hall is a large music room and a sitting room, and on the other there is a formal dining room. The hall also leads to the first of two kitchens, both contemporary and fully fitted. The first kitchen leads to a second kitchen, originally the ground floor of the barn, which has large glass doors that open onto a charming and intimate courtyard garden with mature planting and seating areas. At the end of the garden, a flight of stairs leads to the first floor pool terrace, below which is the garage and the office. There is also a utility room, a WC and access to the upper floors of the barn from the second kitchen.

On the first floor, a central hall open onto all the rooms on this floor, where there is a grand master bedroom with a stunning en-suite bathroom, as well as 2 more bedrooms and a large family bathroom.

On the top floor there are 3 further bedrooms (one with a shower), a bathroom and a laundry room, around an impressive lightwell.
The top two floors of the barn have been converted into studios with exposed stone walls/beams and large glass openings around a central light well with a feature modern chandelier that extends all the way down to the second kitchen.

This vibrant home is interesting and unique. Its flexible layout offers many possibilities such as a boutique bed & breakfast or an artist’s studio. It is located in a quiet but attractive village with amenities, close to the market town of Olonzac.

Ground Floor:
Entrance hall – 29m²
Sitting room –23m²
Music room – 36m²
Dining room – 34m²
Kitchen 1 – 29m²
Kitchen 2 – 28m²
Utility room – 4m²
WC – 2m²

1st Floor:
Hall -15m²
Master Bedroom – 59m² with en-suite bathroom – 20m²
Bedroom 2– 15m²
Bedroom 3 –14 m²
Family bathroom – 21m²
Studio 1 – 62m²

2nd Floor:
Hall/ light well – 38m²
Bedroom 4 – 13m²
Bedroom 5 – 15m²
Bedroom 6 – 32m²
Laundry room – 22m²
Bathroom – 11m²
WC – 3m²

Exterior:
Courtyard garden – 75m²
Pool terrace – 40m²
Garage – 40m²

General:
Fuel fired central heating
Air conditioning in some rooms
Some double glazing
Motorised garage doors
Mains drainage
Tax Foncière approx. €p.a

Location:
Oupia – Small wine producing village in the Herault close to Olonzac, with some amenities including a lovely restaurant and general store, 30 minutes from Narbonne, 45 minutes from beaches and airports at Carcassonne, and less than an hour from airports at Beziers and Perpignan

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