Home & gites for sale in charming village, presently a successful b&b and gite business. Languedoc

Languedoc-Roussillon, Aude

€475,000 ID: 144391

Set in a village with Mairie, primary school, post office, shop & boulangerie, dentist and cafe/bar (presently closed for refurbishment)

The village is 15 mins from the town of Limoux, and 30 mins. from Carcassonne city and airport and a mere 5 mins. from the next village which boasts a bank, hairdresser, doctor, dentist, tabac & newsagents, general store, bar, pizzeria, butcher, wellness centre and open air swimming pool (summer only)

Well maintained 5 bedroom edge of village house with 4 en suite bathrooms and gites.

Solar water heating, garden, cave, garages

adjoining self contained cottage

plus Art gallery / workshop / studio

also separate 2 bedroom gite

(all with mains drainage)


Three b&b rooms (one ground floor and two first floor) all en suite, accommodating 8 guests with the possibility of comfortably accommodating up to 11 with the addition of folding beds. In addition there is a private suite presently used by the owners, comprising two bedrooms, bathroom and sitting room.

Separately just to one side of the house is a pretty self contained cottage with one bedroom suitable for up to three guests.

In addition, there is option to buy a self contained superb two bedroom gite accommodating up to four guests, adjacent to which is a small art gallery / gift shop which presently offers wine tasting courses and tapas evenings. This part of the business could be expanded to offer arts workshops or could be used as a workshop / craft space or converted into an further gite.

The property(s) can be sold 'ready to go' with all fittings & fixtures included as well as a future bookings order book, website, phone number, email address and promotional listings as well as the very best satisfaction ratings on the major travel sites.

All business processes will be included : booking forms, invoicing software, yearly trend information, accounting software, external signage, discounting agreements with local vignerons etc.


At the front of the house is located the upper garage (54m²) and the wood store.

On entering the house via the partially glazed oak front door, one is presented with a hallway (7.2m²) with beautiful original floor tiling, radiator and lovely original curved staircase to the first floor.

To the left there is a boot room with radiator leading to toilet with wash handbasin whilst to the right is a storage cupboard with electrical control box.

Continuing through the glazed double door the hall (8.6m²) with the original tiles leads on through to the door to the garden at the rear of the house, with doors to the left & right leading to the dining room and kitchen respectively.

The elegant dining room (20m²) accommodates 8-10 people.

It has two double windows looking out to the garden and a door leading to the contemporary styled ground floor sitting room (24m²) with two radiators, wood burning fire, new exposed Cedar beams and two double windows looking out to the garden.

This room leads on to access the bedroom known as 'Corbiers' via a small hallway ( 3m²) with radiator; on the left is the bathroom (3.6m²) with shower, w.c. wash handbasin and radiator.

On the right is the door to the large elegant bedroom ( 25.2m²) with its east facing French windows above ground level. This hallway provides access to the cave.

All of the beams in this part of the house were replaced some 10 years ago and the Cave (61m²) benefits from this in having a large unobstructed space with substantial shelving down one side and a well in the corner.

Opening out onto a small chemin, the cave is presently home for one of the owner's classic cars. Beside the cave is the lower garage (17m²)

The family kitchen ( 22m²) with two double windows overlooking the garden also retains the original hand painted floor tiles and is equipped with stainless steel double sink with double drainer, fan oven, induction hob, extractor fan, under counter fridge, recessed over counter lighting wood burning oven, large drawer unit, seven cupboards and large dining table.

Off the kitchen is the tiled utility room (6.2m²) which with tilt & opening window overlooks the front aspect of the house and has a ceramic double sink with drainer, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, shelving and cupboards.

Ascending the curved staircase to the first floor one finds two bedrooms leading off the elegant hallway (25m²) which itself has two windows, one overlooking the garden, the other the front of the house.

This hall also leads to the upstairs suite presently used exclusively by the current owners.

The first bedroom – the Gregoire (18m²) is romantic in its black & white décor, it has two double windows overlooking the garden and an elegant (non functioning) original marble fireplace.

Its en suite bathroom (3.2m²) has bath with shower, w.c. wash handbasin and radiator.

Opposite one finds the room called 'Chapron' (23m²) elegant in its use of pastel colours, has two double windows overlooking the garden.

This room has a radiator and its en suite bathroom (6m²) whose window overlooks the front of the house has a large walk in shower, bidet, w.c. wash handbasin and radiator.

Along the corridor is found the second sitting room, vestibule, small bedroom, double bedroom and bathroom. The double aspect sitting room (20.3m²) has wood burning fire and windows out to the garden and the front of the house. The vestibule (5.3m²) offers access the highly insulated loft, with access out on to the roof

The small bedroom (11.7m²) with windows overlooking the garden is presently used as an office. The double bedroom (14.7m²) has views over the Corbiers and an east facing window to catch the morning sun.

The bathroom (8.2m²) also with east facing window has a bath with shower, w.c. bidet wash handbasin radiator and heated towel rail.

The south facing garden ( 280m²) is very private with mature trees & shrubs and many different seating areas where one can find sunshine or shade. A vine covered archway leads from the hall to the end of the garden where there is an old chicken house. There is also a wooden shed currently used as a drinks bar.

Adjacent to, but detached from the house is the pretty self contained cottage.

The half glazed front door leads to the sitting / dining room and kitchen (24m²) with small but fully equipped kitchen, dining and cosy sitting area with wood burning stove and window facing out on to an outside sitting area to the front of the main house.

The wooden staircase leads to the charming bedroom (17.2m²) with north facing window overlooking the Mairie and Black mountains, with its exposed wooden beams and newly fitted out separate bathroom (3.5m²) with walk in shower, w.c. wash handbasin and radiator and east facing window.

Next to the cottage is what is presently the art gallery and gift shop with small open plan kitchen area. This splendidly renovated space (30m²) has two floors with a very large multi paned window and impressive wood & steel staircase and passageway linking the two upper mezzanines (10m²) & (6.4m²) with radiators, underfloor heating and majestic original oak beams, two Velux windows and a w.c. with wash handbasin

Adjacent to the gallery is the beautifully converted two bedroom gite. On entering, one sees the new exposed beams of the downstairs area (29m²) of sitting, dining & kitchen which leads out to a small private patio. There are two radiators and underfloor heating.The kitchen is full size and well equipped. Ascending the bespoke wooden staircase one finds the two bedrooms and bathroom.

The double bedroom (12.7m²) with its magnificent original oak beams has windows to the north and a radiator.

The modern bathroom (4.2m²) has walk in shower, wash handbasin, w.c. Radiator and Velux window.

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  • Details

    Exceptional offers
    Exceptional Value
    Property type
    Family home
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Plot size
    820 m²
    Total living area
    400 m²
    All directions
    Stories / levels
    max. occupancy
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    Lounge size
    24 m²
    En-suite bathrooms
    All bathrooms
    Kitchen size
    22 m²
    Dining room
    20 m²
    Wine cellar
    61 m²
    Terrace size
    280 m²
    Garage car spaces
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Broadband internet
    • Cellar 61 m²
    • Workshop
    • Parking Spaces 7
    • Child friendly environment
    • Open fireplace
    • Guesthouse
  • Services in the area

    • Lake 20 km
    • Hospital 20 km
    • Train Station 12 km
    • Supermarket 3 km
    • Golf Course 20 km
    • Airport 20 km