A wonderful and beautifully restored property that really has the WAOW factor.
Living Area 173 sq metres. Open plan reception and kitchen, 4 Bedrooms each with an individual en-suite bathroom.
Integrated private courtyard and pool area 92 sq metres.
Total 265 sq metres.
Integrated garage of 48 sq metres.
Balconies and terraces 50 sq metres.
This beautifully restored property really has the WAOW factor. The property is located in the popular and centrally located village of Argeliers which is midway between Narbonne, Carcasonne and Bezier in the Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon.
This centuries-old stone barn and house has been transformed into a lovely family home with original features and all modern appliances. Centre-piece to the house is the walled stone courtyard with its own 9 x 3m bespoke heated private pool. All beautifully illuminated during the summer evenings. Spacious living accommodation is provided with the open plan main lounge, fitted kitchen and dining area overlooking the pool and with doors which open on to the pool area. When the family area doors are opened on to the courtyard and pool area the house and beautifully enclosed courtyard become one which is just wonderful during warm summer evenings. A satellite TV system has been installed. The property is tiled throughout.
Open plan lounge and kitchen area 56sq metres
Utility room with washing machine and WC 4sq metres
Walled courtyard with its own 9 x 3m bespoke heated private pool 92sq metres
Integrated large garage entrance 48 sq metres
All 4 bedrooms, have their own air conditioning and individual en-suite bathrooms. Exposed stone walls, wooden beams and high ceilings add to the great sense of spaciousness in each of the bedrooms. The rear bedrooms also exit on to a first floor balcony which overlooks the courtyard and pool and catches the evening summer sun.
Bedroom 1 and En-suite 31.5sq metres
Bedroom 2 and En-suite 21.0sq metres
Bedroom 3 and En-suite 22.0sq metres
Bedroom 4 and En-suite 16.0sq metres
The large garage is fully integrated into the house and also is fully tiled. It has loads of space and is quite capable of taking more than two cars. Because of the high standard of finish the garage can be changes into additional living space. Integrated garage entrance 48 sq metres d
Balconies and terraces
In addition to the balconies on the first floor the property also offers two very private roof terraces for maximum sun-tanning! There is a large practical storage room on the roof terrace to store furniture and other items when they are not being used. The rear roof terrace also has a full four post sun bed which can be used for sleeping under the stars on summer nights which is quite wonderful.
Balconies and terraces 50 sq metres.
Established Holiday Income
The house also has an established rental income and can generate between £2,500 to £3,000 per week in high season.
The Village of Argeliers
Argeliers is situated along the canal du midi amongst the picturesque Languedoc vineyards and is 35 min from the Mediterranean beaches. The village is located at the foot of a small series of hills which are full of trails, walkways and beautiful views over the surrounding area. A short walk or cycle out of the village finds you in the midst of this very pretty area which is great for those who love the outdoors and hill walking or cycling. The village is centrally located between Carcasonne, Bezier and Narbonne. All amenities are within a few minutes walk from the front door, including a boulangerie, café bars, restaurants, a grocery store, local produce shops, newsagent, pharmacy, hair salons and a weekly market. Capestang (5 min) with lovely canal-side restaurants, shops and further café bar restaurants. Narbonne-Plage and Gruissan (35 min) for great Mediterranean beaches, traditional markets, café bar restaurants, water park and amusement parks. The nearby, beautiful Canal du Midi is a great respite from the busy beaches. Made famous recently by Rick Stein's BBC TV series, the canal offers miles of flat, tree-lined, shady footpaths with many waterside bars and restaurants. Narbonne 30 mins has an interesting gothic cathedral, medieval quarter and Roman remains, some good restaurants and a peaceful past, reflected in a serene town centre. Carcassonne 35 mins the most romantic medieval skyline anywhere and has great summer medieval festivals and spectacular evening firework displays. Corbières, where interesting and serious wine makers are now well-established and you can stop at towns lloungers ike Lagrasse, a really gorgeous place in the fold of a hill, unspoilt, medieval and facing a Benedictine monastery across a river. Everyone swims in a little lagoon looking up at the twelfth Century bridge. Cisterian Abbaye de Fontfroide with lovely rose garden and a good restaurant. The kayaking is wonderful in the Montagne Noire, pretty Victorian spa towns have wide and slow stretches of the Orb where tinies can bob about, and fast exciting stretches for the others. For serious 'white water' enthusiasts, there are good rivers in the Pyrénées, also about an hour away. Similarly, Figueires, the Dali Museum and Barcelona are all not far to the south. Each beach along the coast has a different flavour to it. Budget airlines fly into Montpellier (1 hour), Perpignan (1 hour), Carcassonne (35 mins), Nîmes and Toulouse (90 mins) and Barcelona (3 hours). Hypermarkets and excellent shopping in both Béziers and Narbonne. Cultural events and traditional markets. Historic Cathar trail with many castles to visit. The picturesque historic hilltop town of Minerve is around 15 minutes away. The Spanish border lies just 55 minutes away.