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Attractive Maison de Maître with separate gîte in the Razès

  • Ref: 1017-3822
  • Type: Country house
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Parking: Double Garage, Driveway
  • Outside Space: Large garden, Private swimming pool, Terrace

Property Features

  • Many original features
  • Separate gîte
  • Modern eco heating system
  • Double-glazing
  • Covered swimming pool

Property Summary

An attractive, well-maintained 4 bedroom detached property with around 1500m2 of private gardens, plus a self-contained, 2 bedroom/2 bathroom gîte. Sympathetically renovated throughout, the house retains many of its original features, including fireplaces and tiled floors. Situated in a pretty Razes village  providing easy access to amenities in nearby Belvèze du Razès (3km). Carcassonne, Mirepoix and Limoux are all around twenty minutes' drive away.

The large, abundant garden has sunny and shady terraces, a summer kitchen, an attractive swimming pool (8.5m x 4.3m) and comfortable pool house. The pool benefits from solar heating and a retractable 'abri de piscine' cover.

There is a separate entrance and parking for the gîte which also has its own gardens, terrace and outside dining area.


Full Details

Main Entrance
Solid wood door into porch (1m x 1.3m)
Glazed door leading into into tiled hallway 5.35m x 2.15m
Wooden staircase to first and second floors

Sitting room (4.25m x 4.71m (20m2))
Original tiled floor; insert wood-burning fire; integral surround sound system

Dining room (3.43m x 3.5m (12m2))
Tiled floor leading through archway into the ‘snug’

Snug (3.75m x 2.76m (10.35m2))
Tiled floor, large fireplace with wood-burning fire;
door leading off to pantry;
door leading off to hallway

Kitchen, pantry and dining alcove (4.74m x4.4m; 2.4m x 1.5m; 3.71m x 1.95m totalling 32m2))
Fully fitted, solid oak, base and wall units with granite worktops; underfloor electric heating; 2 x double sinks - one with water filter tap. Plumbing for dishwasher.
Cosy dining alcove to seat four and French windows leading into garden/ rear parking area.
Pantry leading off the kitchen with door into snug. There is also a shower room and wc off the pantry.

Utility room
‘Akvaterm’ eco wood-burning heating system, including 1400 litre hot water tank.
Electric water softening system; sink and cupboard storage.
Lobby between utility and kitchen provides more wall cupboard storage

First floor landing (5.75m x 1.38m (8m2))
Bright, sunny landing leading to bedrooms and guest bathroom

Master bedroom with ensuite (4.14m x 4.67m (19.3m2) plus bathroom 9.1m2)
Solid oak flooring; decorative fireplace.
Ensuite bathroom - 3.06m x 3.0m; free-standing oval bath; large shower stall; dual wash basins; wc.
Electric underfloor heating; heated towel rail

Bedroom 2 (4.45m x 3.5m (15.6m2))
Large, sunny bedroom currently used as a dressing room

Guest shower room (2.55m x 3.18m (8.1m2))
Shower cubicle; hand-wash basin and wc

Short hallway (1.3m x 4m (5.2m2))
With airing cupboard and bookcases,
leading to bedrooms 3 and 4

Bedroom 3 (4.0m x 2.75m (11m2))
Built-in wardrobes

Bedroom 4 (3.9m x 4.35m (17m2))

Second floor - attic
Although not full head height, there is approximately 36m2 of useable space. Currently used as office/storage space; Velux window

Exterior spaces
South entrance driveway with electric gates - parking for 2 cars.
Access to garage - parking for 2 cars plus additional storage. Steps up into garden.

North entrance - double gates with parking for 1 car; access via French doors into kitchen.

Gateway into garden with paved terrace, gravel paths, floral borders, mature shrubs, trees and lawn.
Rear access to road via double gates.

Enclosed summer kitchen - 2.93m x 2.64m double-glazed doors; electricity and water supply; extractor hood and sink

Pool house - 3.5m x 2.7m
glazed folding doors overlooking the salt water swimming pool with Roman steps - 8.5m x 4.3m; telescopic ‘abri' cover and solar heating.
Solar powered exterior shower

Gate leading to gîte garden

Gîte with separate garden (75m2)
Tiled floors; open-plan kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a wood burning stove - 9.0m x 6.0m
Shower room - 1.85m x 2.7m
Bedroom 1 - 4.0m x 4.35m
ensuite shower room - 2.5m x 2.0m
Bedroom 2 - 2.75m x 4.0m
Heating - wood burning fire and by electric panel radiators
Outdoor dining terrace/deck (1.7m x 3.6m).
Separate entrance, gardens and parking

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