House in ARAGON, Aude, Languedoc Roussillon

€890,000 €699,600 (HAI) £593,981**
Ref: 22573SAM11
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Perfection in style, character and class from its inception to its completion, magnificent villa with panoramic views

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Price €699 600 (HAI)**
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Reduction from €890,000 to €699,600
Ref 22573SAM11
Town ARAGON Dept Aude
Surface 200 M2* Plot Size3460 M2
Bathroom 3 Bedrooms 4
  • Village property
  • House
  • Villa
  • Country House
  • Swimming Pool
  • Private parking
  • Mountain view
  • Mains Drains
  • High speed internet
  • Garage
  • Detached
  • Habitable
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Unmistakably one of the finer properties in this area you will be charmed by its warmth and enveloped by its comfort. Immediately you will feel "chez vous" in this 3/4 bedroom architect designed home sold completely furnished.

Situated a short 10 minutes from Carcassonne and its airport,it is a pleasant drive passing through villages and vineyards on the way to Aragon. It is a post-card village, perched on top of a rocky spur overlooking the brooks of "Trapel" and "La Valette". Once, it was a fortified medieval village and you can still see remnants of its walls and Chateau. Today it is a village of about
500 residents and none have a more desirable situation than the residents of "Les Capitelles-Sud".
This is the jewel of the neighbourhood, a spacious architect designed home with high ceilings, elegant staircase with a light well, an original "cave à vin". The kitchen is a marvel, with the sink and counter tops made from the famous pink marble of Caune Minervois. A Lacanche cooker completes this dream kitchen
The living room and dining room as well as the lounge seem to flow one into the other, with large double doors opening up to the south-facing terrace and the pool. A covered terrace with a barbeque corner is ideally situated for dining al fresco with friends and family whilst enjoying the breathtaking views of the country side.
The salt water infinity pool surrounded by the mediterranean garden offers a private haven from which you can cool off and enjoy the same panoramic views over the coutntryside.
The second level has the three bedrooms and a mezzanine now used as an office but it can be used as a fouth bedroom. The master bedroom with its large dressing room and en-suite bathroom benefits of a large terrace with views of the village and the distant Pyrenees mountains.
This can be your perfect place in the south of France, where you can enjoy your Mediterranean garden with its variety of colors, take a dip in the salt water infinity pool and soak in the sun from one of your four terraces. To make the package even more attractive this lovely property is sold totally furnished including silverware and china. All you have to do is turn the key and you are ready to enjoy your own luxury residence in the south of France.
With over 300 days of sunshine, 241 kilometers of coastline, with three major mountain ranges and nine ski resorts it is no wonder that the Languedoc-Roussillon is the up-and- coming jewel in the south of France. Besides the international airports of Nimes and Toulouse, Montpellier offers many connecting flights to international destinations. Carcassonne, Beziers, and Perpignan airports offer low-cost Ryan Air flights year round. Paris is about five hours by TGV and if you prefer to travel by car the motor ways are very good serving the region and linking the Languedoc-Roussillon to Spain.

Aragon offers the quality of life one expects in the beautiful south of France and all within easy reach of Carcassonne, Narbonne and Toulouse. Carcassonne, capital of the department of the Aude, is an easy 15 minute drive. There you will find Michelin-starred restaurants to Bistros, free concerts in the park and renowned artists at the open air theatre in La Cité. There are shops, boutiques, and cafés, theatres and cineama's some offering first run movies in their original language. Carcassonne also boasts of a modern hospital and easy access to doctors, nurses, and health care professionals. Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France after Paris, Marseille and Lyon and it is only an hour away with regular train service from Carcassonne. Universities and University Hospitals, it's boutiques and restaurants, and cultural activities year round.
Come and discover how easy it is to get use to life in one of the most desirable areas in south-west France.

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Location in France

The Aude lies in the Languedoc-Roussillon on the edge of the Pyrenees, and as usual within France, such a diverse country, there are a wide variety of landscapes. Vast areas are devoted to wheat fields and vineyards, and mountains and vast forests are scattered throughout the area. The department also has around 50km of Mediterranean coastline, which is always appealing!
The city of Carcassonne is the Aude's most proud possession. The medieval town, which was the inspiration for 'The Sleeping Beauty', boasts an incredible 52 towers and 2 enormous ramparts. A stroll around the city's old town reveals many memorable views, and even form the autoroute, when lit up at night, it looks sensational. The historical city of Narbonne, not far from Carcassone, is another favourite.
The Aude has a large number of castles, reminiscent of its Cathar history. The most impressive citadel is Peyrepertuse, which has 2.5km of ramparts.
The Midi Canal, which flows through the department, is an incredible feat of construction. It took 12,000 men working for 14 years to complete it in the 17th century, and it runs from Toulouse to Thau, passing through Carcassonne. The canal is an incredible 240km in length nowadays, it is used most by the tourist industry and is a great way to explore the region whilst admiring the landscape at a leisurely pace.
The area is proud of its customs and local cuisine, including the world famous cassoulet. Castelnaudary is considered the world capital of this particular dish. There are very strict rules over what constitutes a cassoulet - most importantly, all the ingredients must come from the Aude!
Carcassonne has its own international airport with regular flights to the UK and other European destinations, as well as a TGV train station, so travelling to the Aude is easy.
The french property prices in the Aude tend to be slightly cheaper than the average within the Languedoc Roussillon, but the major cities naturally attract higher property values, particularly Carcassonne.