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Quaint village house with pretty courtyard garden and second house in Herault village

  • ID REF-­QUA427
  • Listing type: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Plot Size 185 m²
  • Habitable Area 250 m²
  • Property type: House

Property Description

Quaint, spacious village house built into the remparts of a popular Herault village, offering approximately 250m² of habitable space, with 5 bedrooms/4 bathrooms, a courtyard garden with heated plunge pool, 3 terraces with lovely views of the village and private off-street parking.
The property, which has medieval origins, comprises a three-storey main house with a tower and an attached two-storey house. The property has 2 entrances, one to the main house and one to a smaller house. The main entrance door opens onto a hallway that leads to the courtyard garden, which in turn opens onto the main salon. The salon is full of character with original terracotta tiles, exposed beams and marble fireplace, and leads to an equally delightful kitchen.
An original staircase leads to a first floor hallway overlooking the courtyard. At one end of the hallway, there is a second salon, the master suite comprising a bedroom, a bathroom and a private terrace. At the other end of the hallway is a large bathroom with rolltop bath and shower cubicle.
On the second floor, a hallway leads to another bedroom (with large cupboard and WC) opens onto a spacious roof terrace with ‘trompe l’oeil decoration. On the other side of the hallway is a small bedroom with its own bathroom. From the hallway, one accesses the tower, which houses a small room with a ladder leading up to a further terrace with 360° views of the village and surrounding countryside. Tower terrace access is restricted and only for the physically mobile!
The second house comprises a ground floor room, currently used as a pottery studio, with a spiral staircase to the upper floor, where there is a bedroom and shower room. This property could easily be converted into a self-contained apartment with independent access or amalgamated into the main house to create one larger property
Outside, the idyllic courtyard garden is divided into two – one part is used as a al fresco dining area and the other part, with a stunning heated plunge pool is used for relaxing and sun bathing. Both the first salon and the kitchen open onto the courtyard garden.
This charming property is fully renovated and ready to move into as is but with the potential for some expansion, if desired. It is perfect for anyone looking for a property with individual character and charm.

Main House:
Ground Floor:
Entrance hallway -16.8m²
Salon –22.2m²
Kitchen –16m²
WC – 1.5m²

1st Floor:
Master suite – Bedroom – 38.2m², Shower room – 3.5m²; private terrace – 10.3m²
Salon 2/Bedroom 2 – 25.7m²
Bathroom – 10.3m²

2nd Floor:
Bedroom 3 – 69m² (with shower room)
Terrace 2 – 73m²
Bedroom 4 -8m²
Shower room – 3m²

Room – 5m²
Terrace 3 – 5m²

Small house:
Ground floor – 15.6m²
First Floor – Bedroom – 9.4m²; Shower room – 2.1m²

Courtyard of approximately 28m²
Private off-street parking of 30m2

Electric radiators throughout
2 x reversible air conditioning
Double glazing in some rooms
Off street parking
Mains drainage
Smoke alarm
Tax Foncière approx. 331€p.a

Quarante – Pretty winemaking village close to the Canal du Midi with all amenities, including restaurants, 20 minutes to Narbonne and Beziers, 40 minutes to beaches and 45 minutes to Carcassonne and airport

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