- 5-bedroom country house combining modern comfort and rustic charm
- South-facing with stunning views
- Private 10*4m pool heated by a heat pump
- Covered outdoor dining area with well equipped summer kitchen
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- 5 minutes from local village with basic amenities (cafÃ©-bars, grocery-newsagent)
- 15 minutes from the Lake of Montbel for summer swimming and sailing
- 45 minutes from the local ski slopes Les Monts d'Olmes
- 6km from Chalabre, 23km from Mirepoix, 31km from Limoux
- Good access from both Carcassonne and Toulouse airports
YOUR VERY OWN CORNER OF PARADISE! This lovingly renovated country house nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenees combines all the charm and character of the old stone house with modern comforts for full-time living (solar-heated hot water, reversible air-conditioning for heat and cool air, double glazing, mains drains connection). South-facing and in a dominant position with stunning views over the countryside. Completely private, not overlooked, and absolutely no traffic noise - you'll just hear the birds and local wildlife! Covered terrace outside with well equipped summer kitchen and those amazing views! Heated salt pool 10*4m pool. The house offers 245mÂ² living space, comprising: entrance area, large workshop-laundry room 42mÂ², downstairs hall leading down to fitted kitchen-dining room with feature fireplace and door to garden, formal dining room with French doors to grassy garden area, and impressive lounge with wood-burning stove and French doors to the garden. Upstairs on the first floor you'll find 4 bedrooms, two of which open onto a south-facing balcony with views. The master bedroom has its own bathroom with WC and double sink. The other three bedrooms share a bathroom with bath, shower and WC, and a further shower room with WC. A fifth bedroom has been created in the partially converted attic. A storage barn 28mÂ² at the ground floor level is ready to be converted according to your project. Overall plot size: just under half an acre (1830mÂ²), comprising the house and a small manageable flat garden with the summer terrace, with safe steps leading down to the pool and a further small flat area, and then a field below the pool area which is currently cut once or twice a year by the local farmer. External parking next to the summer kitchen or just as you come into the hamlet.
The property is close to the popular Lake of Montbel for summer swimming and sailing, 20 minutes from the medieval village of Mirepoix with a large choice of bars and restaurants and many festivals from Easter through to October, and 45 minutes from the local ski station Les Monts d'Olmes. You'll find basic amenities in the nearest village Ste Colombe sur l'Hers 2 minutes from the house (grocer's store which doubles up as a newsagent) and a couple of bar-restaurants, and more shops in nearby Chalabre 15 minutes drive. Good access for both Carcassonne airport (1 hour) and Toulouse Blagnac (1.5 hours).
This property comes highly recommended - Coup de coeur!
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING : C
Taxe fonciere : 1500 euros per year