Midi Pyrenees

Nr Mirepoix – High-Quality Detached Home in Cathar Country

PRICE: EUR €345,000

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Exceptional quality – with absolutely no expense spared by the current owners in maintaining and improving this immaculate detached home, which offers beautiful open views over the surrounding countryside, and comes with land currently classed as constructible and easily divided off.

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Nr Mirepoix – High-Quality Detached Home in Cathar Country
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Property Details:

Set back from the country road on which it is located, this property is in a quiet location in the heart of Cathar country nestled at the bottom of the Pyrenees. Being midway between Carcassonne and the medieval castle town of Foix (approx. 45km in either direction) and just 10km from the medieval bastide town of Mirepoix, it is ideally placed for exploring this historic region of Occitanie. Both the Regional Natural Park of Pyrenees Catalanes and Pyrenees Ariegeoises are very close by, plus you can visit the Labouiche underground river, or the thrill seekers, can go white water rafting in the Aude Gorges.

For day to day shopping and services, Mirepoix is about 15mins away and the bigger town of Limoux is just under 30mins. For transport links, the airport at Toulouse offers a year-round service and is reached in 1hr 15mins and the motorway is easily accessed providing routes to Bezier, Montpellier, Perpignan and down to Spain. Carcassonne served by Ryanair is only 40 mins as is the World heritage site and historic medieval city with an array of shops, restaurants and year round events. You will also find in Carcassonne, the peaceful Canal Du Midi perfect for boaties, walkers and for idyllic days out.

The property benefits from top of the range, maintenance free, bi-colour, aluminium double-glazed windows and doors with aluminium electric shutters throughout. Heating and hot water is by way of a condensing gas boiler with gas tank buried in the garden. The property is on mains drainage, so no problems with fosse septic tanks etc. It is also linked to mains water but with access to well water for use in the garden.

The accommodation consists of: -

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall – (approx. 3.05m reducing to 2.25m x 4.87m reducing to 3.51m) door to front, tiled floor, door to steps down to cellar, marble tiled staircase with wrought iron balustrading

Kitchen Breakfast Room – (approx. 3.22m x 4.83m) two steps down from hallway, double aspect to side and front, laminate floor, range of fitted soft-close wall and floor units, central island with power sockets, Bosch dishwasher, Miele microwave, Smeg 5 ring gas hob with extractor, built in oven, space for small table and chairs

Utility – (approx. 3.61m reducing to 2.30m x 2.30m) rear aspect with door to terrace, tiled floor, Miele washing machine and tumble dryer, gas boiler, sink

Cloakroom – (approx. 0.81m x 1.31m) accessed from utility, rear aspect, tiled floor, toilet

Lounge Diner – (approx. 4.02m reducing to 3.62m x 8.05m) double aspect with French windows giving access to rear terrace, tiled floor

Office – (approx. 2.99m x 2.97m) rear aspect with laminate floor

First Floor

Landing – tiled floor

Bedroom One – (approx. 3.55m x 4.34m) rear aspect with parquet floor

Bedroom Two – (approx. 3.53m x 3.66m) front apsect with parquet floor

Bedroom Three – (approx. 3.63m x 2.57m) front aspect with parquet floor and built in cupboard

Family Bathroom – (approx. 3.32m x 2.10m) fully tiled floor and walls, rear aspect, free-standing bath, basin with unit, toilet, shower cubicle with rainfall and standard heads, heated towel rail

Bedroom Four – Master Suite – (approx. 3.51m x 3.88m) four steps down from landing, currently used as a bar area by the owners, front aspect, stone floor, French windows to lounge seating area

En-suite Shower room – (approx. 1.59m x 1.85m) rear aspect with fully tiled floor and walls, hand basin with unit, corner shower cubicle, toilet

Lounge – (approx. 3.50m reducing to 1.94m x 2.94m reducing to 1.09m) double aspect to side and rear, carpeted floor, sliding glass doors to balcony with tiled floor and glass/steel balustrading.

Gardens & Outside

Set back from the road with tarmacked off-road parking, driveway and hedged front gardens, plus gardens and land to side and rear. All along the rear of the house is a newly paved terrace accessed from the lounge and the utility room, plus by stairs down from the first-floor balcony. Shade for the terrace is provided by a large electric awning. In total the plot extends to 3,085m2 (approx. Ύ of an acre), offering plenty of space to install a pool (STP). Mostly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs, and hedges, plus a paddock/grass area beyond the formal rear gardens which is constructable and, having its own access, could be sold off as a separate building plot.

The unattached outbuildings consist of:

Large garage to the front of the property (approx. 10.6m x 6.0m and 3.0m tall at entrance) with double doors, inspection pit and power

Single garage at front of property with electric door

Large hangar building at very rear of property with separate access (approx. 18m x 10m), exceptionally large, fully opening doors down all of one side, would easily house several motorhomes/caravans etc.

Taxe fonciere 350 euro p.a

DPE Consommation grade D 165, GES grade E 38

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