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Upmarket Guest House with splendid garden and pool in the Minervois

€599,000
  • ID REF-­CAU204
  • Listing type: For Sale
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 6
  • Plot Size 2228 m²
  • Property type: B&B
  • Swimming Pool 11160 Caunes Minervois

Property Description

Welcoming and spacious guest house offering 350m²of habitable space comprising owners’ living quarters, 5 en-suite bedrooms and independent gite on a private plot of over 2220m², with a beautiful landscaped garden, heated swimming pool, sauna and spa.

The main house has 2 entrances, one on the ground floor and one directly onto the upper floor. On the ground floor, a gravel pathway from the parking area leads to the main entrance door, which opens onto a living room/hall. A central hallway leads a private bedroom with en-suite shower room, a guest room and bathroom, a laundry room and a large kitchen, which in turn opens onto a verandah and large shaded dining terrace overlooking the garden. There is also a workshop and guest shower and toilets accessible from the pool area.

The first floor can either be accessed directly from the outside via a second entrance door or from within the house. On this floor, there is a comfortable sitting room which has French doors onto a balcony overlooking the garden, 4 en-suite bedrooms, a kitchen and a verandah opening onto a further balcony overlooking the pool area.

A former garage on the grounds has been converted into a one bedroom gite of around 32m², with its own patio overlooking the gardens.
The well-tended grounds are divided into distinct areas which blend together harmoniously. A vehicle entrance leads to a gravelled parking area masked by mature olive trees. The main garden is formal in style with mature planting, hedges, pathways, lawn and a fountain. The swimming pool terrace comprises a sauna and a spa and is accessed via a security gate. There is also a delightful shaded dining terrace with built in barbeque, perfect for al fresco dining. At the bottom of the garden, a small stream runs along the edge of the property.

In all this is a unique, high quality property, well maintained throughout. The main house has plenty of interesting features, including several marble fireplaces in the red marble the village is renowned for. The gardens are a real delight – a true haven of peace and tranquility!

Ground Floor:
Living room/hall – 30m²
Bed 1 – 27m²
Bathroom – 10m²
Bed 2 – 16m² with en-suite bathroom – 3m²
Central hall – 15m²
Kitchen – 24m²
Laundry room – 15m²
Guest recreation area and workshop – 32m²
Verandah – 20m²

1st Floor:
Sitting room – 30m²
Bed 3 (and shower room) – 23m²
Bed 4 – 21m²
Bed 5 – 25m²
Bed 6 – 16m²
Kitchen – 8m²
Verandah – 10m²
Entrance hall – 4m²

Exterior:
Swimming Pool – 10m x 5m
Spa/Sauna – 12m²

General:
Oil fired central heating
Air conditioning
Double glazing
Vegetable plot
Tax Fonciere of 3108€ p.a

Location:
Caunes Minervois – Popular tourist riverside village, renowned for its red/pink marble, with all amenities including, restaurants, cafés, bakery, school, pharmacy etc., 20 minutes from Carcassonne, 40 minutes from Narbonne, and about an hour from Beziers and beaches

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