In the Pyrenees, in the Ariège, at 85 km under Carcassonne, 35 km from Foix, this unique property situated in a very special energy-rich location in the Cathar Country, at short distance from the Grail castle of Montségur.
This property has a huge floor space spread over several buildings and is therefore suitable for many purposes, such as for occupancy by several groups for operating a Bed & Breakfast, cottages (gîtes), chambres d’hôtes, training and workshops facilities etc.
On the property is a private well and in front of the plot is running a small river.
Attached to the main building, formerly a children's holiday colony, is a very spacious house, a chapel and a small apartment. The whole breathes the atmosphere of the former times. There is a second building with two apartments with all amenities, a utility room and a conservatory. Next there is a barn with open roof of about 200m2, for car parking, storage of garden equipment and wood, a garage for storage surmounted by a one-room studio.
The Chapel is a charming area of 51m2 with stained glass windows, wood paneling and benches all around (see photo). It has an intimate space for silence, meditation and music but also for courses to smaller groups. For larger groups there is a course space of over 100m2 in the main building.
The Property has a private entrance with toilet and staircase, a spacious living room, 6 bedrooms, bathroom with two showers and toilets.
The Main Building on the ground floor has a very large kitchen, dining room, bathroom, workshop, washing area and pumping unit for own water supply. On the first floor there is a bedroom with alcove and bathroom, a linen room, a room of 61m2 and a living room / bedroom for several people, a bathroom and toilet.
A staircase with access to the sunny terrace behind the house.
On the second floor there are 7 bedrooms and a large bathroom for common use (separate showers) toilets.
On the third floor there is a large room for trainings and also suitable for games with its surface of 125m2, a common shower room (separate shower) and toilet and a small bedroom.
On the second and third floors there are emergency exits with steel stairs on the outside of the building.
A wide staircase and corridors are connecting the floors.
The apartment (gîte) is modest, it has a living room, a master bedroom, a children's bedroom, shower, kitchen and toilet.
It has its own entrance.
The second building contains two apartments
a. a total of 64m2 with living room with open kitchen, bedroom, bathroom with shower and toilet. Windows and doors are made of pvc and have double glazing. Heating by own gas heating.
b. total 85m2 consisting of a living room with open kitchen, a spacious guest room, a large bedroom, a bathroom with shower and toilet. Heating on gas, a fireplace and electric radiators. On the ground floor there is a utility room of 14m2 and a garden of 20m2 with stairs to apartment b.
Windows and doors are made of pvc and have double glazing.
The Ariege has a very pleasant climate. Ski slopes are within five minutes
The total area of the plot is little more than 50,000m2 of which 6,200m2 flat land on which the buildings, gardens and meadows are.
The main building, the chapel and the house is heated by gas, an electric heaters and fireplace.
For gas supply for cooking and heating there is a propane tank available.
All windows have shutters.
The total number of square meters of floor space of the buildings is approximately 1600.
On the grounds is a turbine that produces electricity powered by water from the source.
The rooms are simply but attractively decorated and the premises have still many original details preserved.
The location at which the property is built is very energetic, witness of which is the fact that here is a so called "Earth Gate", of this earth gate there are a total of 13 on the main energy points (meridians) on the Earth.
1600 m² of habitable surface (17222 sqFt)
5.05 hectares of land (12.48 acres)
gas-fired central heating
good structural condition
Not including notarial fees, registration and land registration fees.
Price / sq metre: €/m² 343.13
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