Traditional stone built French Town House
Asking Price €199,800
Sought after location
Tasteful decor throughout
Heated outdoor swimming pool
Good sized rear garden
An hour’s drive to beaches and airports
The subject property is located in the town of Mazamet, in the south of France, at the foot of the Black Mountains in Midi-Pyrenees. Mazamet is a small industrial town, formally known for wool-spinning and the manufacturing of high quality leather goods, the town is now a popular and desirable tourist destination.
The house is ideally located in the centre of the town, however it is situated on a quiet one way street in a sought after area. The town hosts good local schools, regular local markets and is surrounded by many shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. The surrounding areas support outdoor living, with an abundance of excellent cycling areas and car rallying. It is also closely situated to the Mazamet golf club The beaches of Narbonne and Beziers are located a little over an hour away by car to the south east. There are international schools located in Toulouse.
Mazamet is ideally located within driving distance of a number of regional airports, being just 16km (10 miles) from the Castres Domestic Airport, 102 km (64 miles) from Beziers Cap d’Agde Airport, 50km (31 miles) of Carcassonne International Airport and 97 km (60 miles) from Toulouse Airport, which are regularly serviced by affordable flights to the UK, and Europe.
Barcelona is a three hour commute from the property, with Spain just being a two hour drive. The location is also within commuting distance to Toulouse, which is 90 km to the north east, the Albi UNESCO World Heritage site is 60 km to the north and Carcassonne is 50 km to the south. Carcassonne is famous for the Cité de Carcassonne, a medieval fortress restored by the theorist and architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc in 1853 and added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997.
The subject property is a 6/7 bedroom townhouse and was previously used as a bed and breakfast for visitors to the town.
To the lower ground floor there is a spacious basement (approx. 35 Sq. M), which has been converted to a gym/ entertainment room and could suit a variety of uses. There is also a laundry area and a wine cellar.
The ground floor comprises of a large kitchen dining area, recently fitted with wooden work top surfaces and a range of base and eye level units, which leads directly outside onto a wooden terrace. There is a large living room, with a traditional fireplace. There are original tiled floors throughout the ground floor level. There is also a ground floor bedroom which could be utilised as an office space, adjacent to this is the ground floor shower room and WC.
To the first floor there are four bedrooms benefiting from beautiful views of the Black Mountains. There are also two large bathrooms, one with a jet shower, bath, WC and balcony and the second with a bath, WC and wash basin, in addition to a separate WC.
The second floor benefits from a large landing, utilised as a living area and hosts a further two bedrooms and separate WC.
Externally to the side of the property there is a garage. To the rear of the property, there is a heated outdoor swimming pool and enclosed garden spanning approximately 210 Sq. M (2,260 Sq. Ft).
Total approx. - 250 m2 (2,691 ft2)
Kitchen Diner - 26 Sq. M
Living Room - 35 Sq. M
Basement - 35 Sq. M
Landing (2nd Floor) - 20 Sq. M (approx)
Garage - 46 Sq. M
Enclosed Garden - 210 Sq. M
We understand the property has mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. However, interested parties are advised to carry out their own enquiries.
We have been advised that if the ground and first floor were advertised as letting gite, then an income of 1,200 Euros per week (34,800 Euros pa) could be achieved between the months of April to October. Representing a gross potential yield of 16.57%
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Telephone: 0115 970 6060