Atypical house for sale in the popular riverside village of Bize Minervois with pool, large garden and riverside frontage, offering approximately 136m² of habitable space comprising a 2/3-bedroom, 2-bathroom spacious main residence and a 1-bed guest house, nestling in a secluded plot of around 2748m² with swimming pool, garage and private riverside frontage.
The main house which is on two floors was substantively modernised around 7 years ago, with the addition of a new kitchen, 2 new bathrooms, a feature staircase and new plumbing, electricity throughout and flooring in the main living space. On the ground floor, the layout is semi open plan, with a light and airy living room with wood burning stove, a fully fitted kitchen and a formal dining room/third bedroom. Both the living room and the dining room have glazed doors that open onto a terrace that overlooks the garden and pool. The dining room could be converted into a 3rd bedroom, if desired. The kitchen leads to a utility room and the garage. There is also a guest WC on this level.
On the upper floor, a wrap round hallway leads to two bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate WC. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and French doors onto a private terrace with beautiful views of the garden, the river and the countryside beyond.
The guest house, which overlooks an inviting 10m x 5m swimming pool, contains a lounge area with kitchenette and wood burning stove, a shower room and a bedroom on a mezzanine level. A covered terrace to the front of the house has a built-in bbq and ample space for al fresco dining. There is a possibility of extending this building, subject to local planning conditions.
The idyllic grounds, which mainly comprise of mature Mediterranean trees and shrubs, with planted beds and seating areas dotted throughout, lead down to a gate that gives onto the private riverside frontage.
This ‘one of a kind’ property stands out for its sublime surroundings, interesting architecture, high level of finish and sought-after location. All this makes it perfect as a holiday residence with high seasonal rental potential or indeed, an extraordinary main residence.
Living room – 39m²
Kitchen – 13.4m²
Dining room – 16m²
WC – 1.5m²
Utility room – 11.4m²
Garage – 22m²
Car Port/Wood Shelter – 15m²
Bedroom 1 – 12.8m², en-suite -5.45m²
Bedroom 2 – 11m²
Bathroom – 4m²
WC – 1.5m²
Hallway – 7.5m²
Living room/kitchen – 18m²
Bathroom – 5.7m²
Mezzanine bedroom – 12m²
Terrace – 7.4m²
Electric radiators and wood burning stoves in both houses
Smoke alarm x 2 in main house
Tax Foncière approx. 2012€p.a
Bize Minervois – Lovely touristic village on the banks of the river Cesse with all commerce including restaurants, bar, café, bakeries etc., 25 minutes from Narbonne and motorways, 45 minutes from airports at Carcassonne, Beziers and Perpignan, and 35 minutes to beaches