3 bedroom Villa/House For Sale In Caunes Minervois
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Perched on a rocky hillside looking across open countryside with a superb view of the Pyrenees beyond, this 18th century stone built residence which was totally rebuilt by an architect, represents the 21st century rural idyll.
The property is practically self-sufficient. Solar powered energy provides all the electricity for water heating and lighting. Liquid gas supplementary heating installed. The open plan living area is warmed by the solid stone handcrafted wood burning stove and open fireplace positioned below the majestic stone staircase leading to the first floor. Well water is stored in a 24,000 litre reservoir and supplies the house and pool, and rainwater is used to water the garden.
The living room, with its vaulted ceiling and excellent acoustics, gives an overall feeling of tranquility, space and light. The nearest neighbour is 5 minutes’ drive down the wooded drive through the garrigue and the nearest village is 10 minutes drive away. If you are seeking a Mediterranean hideaway far from the madding crowd, complete with pool, internet connection and simple modern comforts, you have found it.
Ground floor: fully equipped kitchen, large living room with dining area, wood burning stove and fireplace.. Bedroom with en suite shower room. Boiler room, larder and store room. Corridor leading to covered terrace with attractive arch, perfect for 'al fresco' dining. Wood store. Garden equipment store. Emergency generator.
First floor: stone staircase , wooden floors throughout. Too bedrooms, dressing room/walk-in wardrobe. Fully fitted bathroom with WC and shower.
Outside: Second shaded terrace, Pool 10m x 3.5m. 6500m2 garden/land surrounding property. Parking space for several cars. Private drive. Septic tank drainage.
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open fireplace, south facing
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