This historic 12th century Chateau in the beautiful Minervois region of Languedoc-Roussillon, Aude, Carcassonne, France is up for sale. Renovated extensively in 2010, this grand property has retained much of its character and heritage.
The impressive estate offers eighteen rooms including nine bedrooms, five of which have en-suite bathrooms. The ground floor includes living and entertainment spaces as well as an office, a gym room and a jacuzzi. Outside, a pool, terraces and gardens offer stunning views of the mountains, vineyards and church nearby.
In addition to the main property, there is a 280m2 garage and a 240m2 stable block included in the sale. There is also a separate 2 bedroom apartment with private access and terrace perfect for income generation.
This unique property can serve as a fabulous family home or a business opportunity such as a chambre de hote or wedding venue. It has recently been used for both and has generated income.
The castle is conveniently located close to transport links such as the motorway, TGV and several international airports.
As you explore the characterful property, take note of the various artifacts preserved during its renovation. Inside, the ground floor features a large entrance hall, light filled hallway, tiled floors, air-conditioning and a grand staircase leading to the upper levels.
The Dining Room offers a bar, feature fireplace and air-conditioning, while the Salon includes its own feature fireplace, air-conditioning and doors to the garden. The small jacuzzi room has views across the garden and pool. There's a TV room/large living room with access to the garden and a circular corridor with views across the vineyards. A ground floor toilet is provided as well.
The kitchen is equipped for cooking and eating in, with plenty of surface areas for food preparation, a large range cooker and dishwasher. Air-conditioning and direct access to the garden and terraces are additional benefits. A utility room complete with laundry facilities is also on the ground floor.
The magnificent staircase leads to two levels with the nine bedrooms. On the first floor, there is a two bedroom suite, consisting of a large double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and toilet, and a twin bedroom. There is a Master bedroom with ensuite shower room, toilet and a large walk-in dressing room with views over the garden and pool. Air conditioning and a feature fireplace are some of the highlights.
A stunning feature bedroom with excavated stone wall and ensuite shower room and toilet is provided. There is another double bedroom (white theme) with ensuite shower room and toilet. Other amenities include a landing with an additional toilet.
On the second floor, the layout consists of a super king sized bedroom with ensuite shower room, toilet, air conditioning and views over the pool. There is a twin bedroom with air-conditioning and garden views as well as a spacious family bathroom and toilet with storage cupboards. There is an office with high speed internet and a gym room too. A double bedroom with vineyard views is provided as well. The two additional rooms on this floor are currently used for storage but could be renovated to provide two more bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
This enchanting and majestic Chateau is indeed a must see, offering a truly unique opportunity for those seeking a special place to call home.