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Beautifully appointed family home and thriving Gite Business situated alongside the Canal Du Midi near Carcassonne

4 Beds
3 Baths
Habitable Size: 431 m²
Land Size: 6,650 m²

South facing aspect

South facing aspect

North facing aspect

South facing aspect

10x5 m Heated Swimming pool

Parking area

Driveway with fruit trees

Modern open plan kitchen diner

Open plan kitchen Diner

Hallway

Stone staircase

Hallway

Large lounge area with open fire.

Lounge

Office

Gamesroom / Workshop

Gamesroom / Studio space

Gamesroom / Workshop

Family bathroom

Family bathroom with balcony

Master bedroom

Master bedroom

Master bedroom with En-suite

Bedroom 2 of 4

Bedroom 3 of 4

3* Classification

Canal View Gite 2 bedrooms

Terrace area Canal View gite

Canal View Gite

Olive Tree Gite 2 bedrooms

Asspect over the garden from Olive Tree Gite

Outdoor terrace of Olive Tree

Garden to the South

Large Garden

Garden

Outside dining area of the kitchen

Garden and BBQ

The Lock of Marseillette

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€1,095,000

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Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Department: Aude (11) Commune: Carcassonne (11000)

For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

For Sale Privately Private Vendor
Currency Conversion provided by Lumon an FCA authorised Electronic Money Institution and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland
€1,095,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £908,850
US Dollars: $1,248,300
Canadian Dollars: C$1,565,850
Australian Dollars: A$1,730,100
Please note that these conversions are approximate and for guidance only and do not constitute sale prices. To find out more about currency exchange, please visit our Currency Exchange Guide.
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Key Info

  • Type: Residential (Maison de Maître, Mansion / Belle Demeure, House), Business (Gîte, Gîte Complex), Investment Property, Maison Ancienne, Maison Bourgeoise, Detached
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bath/ Shower Rooms: 3
  • Habitable Size: 431 m²
  • Land Size: 6,650 m²

Highlights

  • Stunning Views
  • Calm and peaceful
  • Alongside the Canal du Midi
  • Income generating Gites
  • Carcassonne, The Mediterranean, Toulouse and the Pyrenees are all close by

Features

  • Attic / Loft
  • Balcony
  • Bed & Breakfast Potential
  • Cellar / Wine Cellar
  • Central Heating
  • Character / Period Features
  • Countryside View
  • Double Glazing
  • Driveway
  • En-Suite Bathroom / Shower room
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Gîtes / Annexes
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Land
  • Mains Drainage
  • Mains Electricity
  • Mains Water
  • Mountain View
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Orchard / Fruit Trees
  • Outbuildings
  • Renovation / Development Potential
  • Rental / Gîte Potential
  • Revenue Generating
  • Stone
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace / Patio
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Well
  • Workshop

Property Description

Summary
The house and Gites are set on a plot of approx 6650m2. There is a large 10m x 5m heated swimming pool, gated parking for 5 cars, vegetable patch, numerous fruit trees and a boat house.

Main house consists of approx. 300m2 of living space including, 4 double bedrooms 2 bathrooms, large modern and fully equipped kitchen / diner which leads to an undercover terrace overlooking the Canal.
The house also benefits from a large second floor 75m2 converted dependence with an additional bathroom. Currently used a games room but is ideal for extra accommodation and potential to be used as a large art studio, workshop or even for yoga classes with its wooden floors.

Canal View and Olive Tree are the names of the two well established Gites offering a potential annual revenue of 30K upwards. The gites are back to back:- consisting of 2 bedrooms each, a bathroom, kitchen, lounge, utility and both benefit from their own outside terrace with B-B-Q. We have run this successful business for 10 years but the Gites have been established for over 20 years with many repeat bookings.

Location
Spectacular views over the Minervois valley and the Black Mountains from the house and the Canal on your doorstep!
Other key towns and attractions are also within easy reach; Narbonne (40mins), Limoux (45mins), Castelnaudry (45mins) & Beziers (60mins)
Pretty villages nearby: Capendu (5mins), Homps (15mins), Rieux-Minervois (15mins), Lézignan-Corbières (20mins), Villeneuve Minervois (20mins), Caunes-Minervois (20mins), La Redorte (15mins), Labastide en Val (30mins), Aigne (30mins), Rieux en Val (30mins), St Laurent de la Cabrerisse (30mins), Minerve (35 mins), Lagrasse (35 mins), Saint Hillaire (35mins), Montolieu (40mins)

Lots of local places offering a range of activities include; Lac de Jouarrres Homps (20mins) Lac de la Cavayere (20mins), river swimming at Bize Minervois (30mins) & Lagrasse (35mins) etc.
Nearby coastal resorts: Valras Plage (60mins), Gruissan (50mins), Narbonne Plage (55mins), Port La Nouvelle (45mins) etc. and the Catalan resorts resorts further south.
Montagne Noir foothill and the Parc regional du Haut Languedoc to the north and access to outdoor mountain activities and rock climbing.
Tourist sites that are popular with our guests include, Cathar castles: Château de Lastours (30mins), Château de Termes (60mins) & Château d'Aguilar (65mins); Caves: Grotte de Limousis (30 mins) & Gouffre Géant de Cabrespine (30mins)
All important Golf courses: Golf de carcassonne (20mins) Golf Santa Rosa Narbonne (45mins)

The location is such that it offers a quiet Village life whilst being in easy reach of the many attractions listed above.
The village of Marseillette itself offers a peaceful location and has a small convenience shop and popular bar/restaurant, Doctors surgery, Primary School, Post Office and Hairdresser.
Come and see for yourself!!

Access
The house and Gites are an attractive prospect for anyone needing good travel connections. The A61 Motorway Junction 24 is only 10mins away. A choice of 4 regional airports, Carcassonne 25mins, Beziers & Perpignan 1 hour and Toulouse 1h15 plus regular train services from Carcassonne, Lezignan and Narbonne to all the major cities.

Interior
MAIN HOUSE GROUND FLOOR:

Hallway: 24.3m2
Main Front Door leading to a large tiled floor hallway and Stone Stairs with original wooden hard rail and decorative metal balustrades.

Kitchen: 4.8 x5.75 m
Modern, fitted kitchen covering two walls. The units are a matt finished Charcoal coloured cupboards with housing for two double ovens and integrated fridge. Additional adjacent wall units house the large American fridge freezer, larder style tall unit and a built in banquet with under seat storage.
Large freestanding gloss white island unit with granite worktop and a second Large L shape freestanding island housing the sink, induction hob and dishwasher.

Dining Room: 3.2 x 6.8m
Open plan and alongside the kitchen. Large enough for a dining table seating 10 this room has beautiful wooden floors and sunny South facing aspect and garden access and also flows into the lounge, office and hallway offering an unobstructed flow to the main downstairs living area.

Lounge: sitting room 7 x 5.7m
High ceiling with 5 wooden beams, Chimney with insert set between 2 wood and glass panelled doors leading to the kitchen on one side and the dining room on the other.
Wooden floors throughout and with triple aspect windows or sliding doors this room is flooded with natural light. There are Thermal electric shutters fitted to two sliding windows and wooden shutters on the other.

Office: 3.3 x 4.9m
Tiled floors, large double glazed window overlooking the garden. Entry point for the WIFI and heating controls.


Utility: 2.8 x 3.3m
Double sink unit, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, Large freestanding laundry cupboards used for storage of the gite bedding etc.
Mains Fitted water softener.
WC
Toilet and washbasin, build in coat and shoe cupboard with sliding doors.

Large garage and an old wine cuve currently used as a wine cellar and storage area. Total of 57m2
Fuel or Bio fuel boiler runs the Central heating system and hot water tank which could be supported by solar panels.


MAIN HOUSE 2ND FLOOR:

Bedroom 1 - 4.5 x 3.4 m
Double bedroom with wooden floors, double glazed windows with wooden shutters.

Bedroom 2 - 3.3 x 4.7m
Double bedroom with wooden floors, large fitted wardrobe, double glazed window with wooden shutters.

Main en suite Bedroom 3 – 9 x 3.9m
Spanning the width of the house this Large double bedroom has double glazed windows with shutters to the North and South aspects and a small frosted window facing East.
There is an en suite bathroom with WC, Hand basin and shower. The walls are tiled and the flooring throughout the bedroom and en suite is wood.

Landing cupboard
3 deep Shelves offer storage with towels and bedding.

Family Bathroom: 3.6 x 2.9 m
Beautiful French doors onto a balcony with a double shower and freestanding modern bath to one side and the WC and double sink unit, wall mounted mirror and a large towel rail to the other.


Bedroom 4: 3.3 x 3.8 m
Double bedroom with wooden floors, double glazed windows with wooden shutters.

Games Room: 9 x 7.2 m
Reached via double doors on the half landing this large space is currently used as a family games room with a Pool table, cinema room, babyfoot and darts but has many alternative uses. Workshop: Gym: There is a large bathroom within this space making it perfect for additional accommodation. 2 x Oil filled electric heaters and an electric towel heater in the bathroom.

Exterior
The house and Gites are set on a plot of approx 6650m2. At the rear South side of the property there is a large 10m x 5m heated swimming pool, numerous fruit and Olive trees. A long gated drive offers car access to the house and garage and a large part of this land can be built on should a new owner wish to.

A wooden deck area wraps around the side of the house offering a private space with outdoor furniture and BBQ.
The front North facing garden offers ample parking for 6 cars and a large gated boat house and vegetable patch.

Additional Details
This charming house and gites has been a family home and business for many years providing a good source of income. The current owners are looking to move closer to the coast now that their children have grown up and flown the nest and they will be very sad to leave this beautiful house.

Revenue Generation
The two long established gites have provided a very good income for many years and have been registered 3* with Etoiles de France for the last 15 years. Currently advertised on many online platforms with very high ratings. Proof of revenue available.
There is always the option to rent the main house and live in one of the gites should a greater income need to be generated.

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€1,095,000

Currency Conversion provided by Lumon an FCA authorised Electronic Money Institution and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland
€1,095,000 is approximately:
British Pounds: £908,850
US Dollars: $1,248,300
Canadian Dollars: C$1,565,850
Australian Dollars: A$1,730,100
Please note that these conversions are approximate and for guidance only and do not constitute sale prices. To find out more about currency exchange, please visit our Currency Exchange Guide.

Location Information

Aude (11), Languedoc-Roussillon
Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Department: Aude (11) Commune: Carcassonne (11000) View Large Map

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