REDUCED in price - On the edge of a river bordering the town, south-facing house with 210 m2 of living space with outbuildings on large wooded grounds of 12463 m2 bordered on one side by a river and the other by a private road. The property retains the grandeur of its origin (a sumptuous private home to a local Merchant) and all original features have been retained.
Location: Bustling town with shops, bars, restaurants, bank, weekly market, 15 minutes from Saint Pons de Thomieres, 30 minutes to lakes (sailing and swimming), 1hour from Carcassonne (airport) and Beziers (airport).
Ground floor: Hallway of 11.47 m2, summer kitchen of 17.26 m2 (sink, fireplace, gas and water, access to fuel room to rear), return of 2 m2, conservatory of 30 m2 (access to south terrace via three large arched double doors), conservatory kitchen of 8.22 m2, garage of 46 m2 (original sinks), WC of 1.24 m2, shower room of 1.8 m2, workshop of 38.26 m2 (De Dietrich heating unit), room of 38 m2, room of 17.43 m2 (cisterne, access to garden).
1st floor: Lobby of 15.25 m2 (original tiles, original front door, protected with second exterior door), kitchen/breakfast room of 28.22 m2 (gas and electric hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge, sink, wooden work units, fireplace, access to west terrace), lounge/dining room of 45.77 m2 (parquet floor, marble fireplace), study of 19.71 m2 (marble fireplace, access to west terrace), bathroom of 5.43 m2 (WC, basin, original roll-top bath), oak staircase with well-light.
2nd floor: Return of 2.91 m2, hallway of 10.71 m2 (glazed door), storage of 3 m2 (access to attic), library of 5.88 m2, bedroom of 15.48 m2 (parquet floor) with dressing of 3.74 m2 (basin, integrated storage, shutters, plumbed for gas/electric - perfect for conversion to ensuite), bedroom of 20.46 m2 (marble fireplace and stove, parquet floor), bedroom of 16.96 m2 (parquet floor, marble fireplace) with dressing of 4.56 m2 (basin, integrated storage - perfect for conversion to ensuite), bedroom of 18.91 m2 (parquet floor), bathroom of 5 m2 (shower, bidet, basin), WC of 1.05 m2.
3rd floor: Attic of 100 m2.
Outside: Plot of 12463 m2 accessed to front by long tree lined driveway and rear down a private lane forming part of the property, the property is bordered by a stream, stone barn of 70 m2, chicken coop of 36 m2, pigeon aviary of 10 m2, large upper terraces of 30 m2 and 22 m2, terrace storage of 16.72 m2, three storied granite and stone building of about 300 m2 (housed the water-wheel, still evident to see. Whilst this building requires total renovation, it was built with high quality materials - granite and stones - to recuperate, or for total renovation to a large gite on own grounds with independent access from the private lane leading to the rear of the property).
More Details: Lots of potential, mains sewage, annual property tax around 1000 euros, bi-energy central heating (fuel and electric), roof under guarantee, terrace recently repaired, furniture negotiable, off street parking, not in flood zone, good structural state, wood stoves, open fires, double glazing, southern orientation, original features, water on site (lifetime rights to use of energy generated from water), river is populated by trout and is perfect for fishing, provides all irrigation necessary for the property.
The prices are inclusive of agents fees (paid by the vendors).
The notaire's fees have to be paid on top at the actual official rate.
The department of Hérault is in the Languedoc-Roussillon region located in the south of France. It is surrounded by the Pyrénées-Orientales, Ariège, Tarn and Aude departments.
Widely regarded as possibly the most dynamic department in Languedoc Roussillon with Montpellier as its capital and the popular seaside resorts of Sete and Grande Motte bringing in millions of tourists every summer, the Hérault department is certainly busy and growing.
But despite all the activity along the coast, the interior of Hérault is as beautiful and unspoiled as it has always been. The Hérault countryside is glorious, driving away from the coast into the foothills of the Black Mountains you can get lost in an ocean of vines.
Villages in the department of Hérault are incredibly pretty. Roquebrun is stunning, with its bridge and old water mill on the river Orb. St Guilhem-le-Desert is also beautiful - and one of Languedoc’s top tourist spots.
Hérault is also a favourite of Brits looking to move to the area. Pézenas and Lodève are both popular towns - Pézenas used to be the region’s capital and is becoming quite chic.
In short - the department combines beautiful countryside with the buzz and glamour of a major city (Montpellier).
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