Minervois Languedoc house + gite in countryside

  • €460,000
, Olonzac

Overview

Property ID: 313
  • 313
  • Property ID
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms

Description

  • Spacious house  plus self-contained gite
  • 4500m² of grounds with olive grove, veg patch and pool
  • In the country with views in every direction
  • Walking distance from nearest village
  • Price: €460,000 (includes agency commission) – ref n° 313

Despite the name change (to Occitanie) the Languedoc region of France is something special. It’s a Mediterranean region with a Mediterranean climate : hot summers and mild winters, vineyards and olive groves stretching away to the Pyrenees in the south and to the Massif Central to the north. And never far away – the sea.

This property is in the Minervois wine region and, unusually, it is in the middle of the countryside with fine views in every direction. Most dwellings are huddled in tight-knit villages hereabouts so this is a rarity. It is set in about 4500 m² of land which includes an olive grove, vegetable garden, Petanque pitch and spacious pool area.

The business comprises a big farmhouse with adjacent gite. The owners live in the 2/3 bedroomed main house and let out the one-bedroomed luxury gite. Both the gite and the owner’s house have been fully refurbished to a high standard. There is no further work to be done.

The owners have two floors : spacious farm kitchen and living/dining room downstairs and two bedrooms and another lounge (or bedroom) upstairs. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.

The gite is on the ground floor and boasts a bright kitchen/dining area, double bedroom and bathroom. And as most of the time people are living outdoors it is equipped with a splendid shady terrace where clients can sip their apéritifs while watching the sun go down over the hills … or their children splashing around in the pool.

This is an eco-friendly set-up : solar panels provide much of the electricity used on site and waste is composted and used in the garden. Heating (and cooling) is by reversible aircon and wood-burning stoves.

Our opinion

No one will get rich with this sort of business but they will certainly not regret moving to this magnificent part of France. The local village is a ten-minute walk and has both bakery and café. The larger market town of Olonzac is a few minutes by car and provides all the rest. We would run the business in exactly the same way as the current owners : their 9,7 grade on AirBnB will do the rest !

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Address

  • City Olonzac
  • Area Languedoc

Details

  • Property ID: 313
  • Price: €460,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Garage Size: 25
  • Year Built: 1800
  • Property Type: Gites
  • Property Status: Available
  • DPE: energy rating:: B, A
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