Summer holidays are upon us and if you are planning on holidaying in France this year you will not be alone, each year over 60 million* Brits travel to France and our love for France doesn’t stop there, there are currently around 171,000 British people living in France and even since the vote to leave the EU demand has remained strong. So we thought we would bring a bit of ooh, la, la with this stunning 19th Century Manor house for sale in the South of France, with 15 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms could potentially give a buyer a 10% annual return on their investment, as well as plenty of down time to enjoy the property.
A buyer looking for a life-style change could simply purchase the house and business which comes with a high ranking website and start to reap the benefits straight away without any further investment. Price £1,130,000.** EPC Rating C.
This magnificent 19th Century Manor house for sale is situated in a popular village just 10 minutes from the wonderful Cité of Carcassonne and only 15 minutes from Carcassonne airport.
The property offers in excess of 640m2 of immaculately presented living space in both the large manor house and renovated stable block. It has 15 individually designed bedrooms and 12 bathrooms in total, and is set in nearly one acre of parkland, comprising of a formal front garden with parking for up to six cars, a heated swimming pool, large hot tub and a 82m2 barn comprising of an outdoor kitchen with a gas and coal BBQ and space for 28 to dine al-fresco comfortably.
Inside the main manor house there is a 70m2 indoor entertainment space in the cellar with full-sized bar with drinks fridge, dance area with lighting and top of the range home cinema system, 4K Smart TV and a glass covered, illuminated well. There is also a library, a magnificent lounge with marble fireplace, original tiles and cornicing. There is a real spacious feel to the property - the layout has been designed with really generous proportions and high ceilings, in fact it’s hard not to get lost in this extensive house.
The house has been sympathetically restored throughout and is packed full of original French features including an exceptional three story period stone staircase, original tiled floors, magnificent marble fireplaces and a generous entrance hall with glass partitions. The large kitchen/dining area is 60m2 and offers seating for 28 people, there are also two further kitchens.
The property is currently being exploited as large 4 star, house rental vacation for groups of up to either 20 or 28 people, fully booked for 2017, nearly booked up for 2018 and are taking bookings for 2019.
To find out more information or to arrange a viewing please call Colin and Melanie Hollidge on 0044 (0)797 2299503.
* According to the ONS
** Property value in Euros is €1,260,000 - £1,130,000 – sterling price based on today’s exchange rate of €1=0.89, which could fluctuate.