Authentic winemaker’s house with large garden in the Herault village of Laurens in the heart of the Faugeres wine region, located at the foothills of the ‘Haut Languedoc Regional Park’, 25 minutes to Beziers city centre, and 40 minutes to airport and beaches. This spacious property is in good habitable condition retaining its original character that forms part of a mid-19th century priory located in the centre of the village, set behind ornate metal gates with a shared courtyard to the front.
Ground floor: Garage (90m²).
First floor: An original stone and wrought iron staircase leads up to the front door, which opens onto 2 reception rooms (18m² &15m²), one of which has original period features such as marble fire surround, ornate ceilings and mouldings. This room opens onto a bright and airy open plan dining room/kitchen (28m²). A through hallway with a large cloakroom (which was originally a bathroom and can be reinstated), an office or a 5th bedroom (14m²) and a library (14m²). At the end of hallway, double doors open onto a shaded terrace that overlooks the first garden.
Second floor: Master bedroom (18m²) with a spacious en-suite bathroom (bath, walk-in shower and dressing room), 3 bedrooms (14m²; 14.5m² & 13m²) share a family bathroom with walk-in shower.
Oil fired central heating, mains drainage, well with pump.
Land: 0.25 acre (995m²) comprising of a terrace and south facing garden with lawn and mature trees, brick-built barbeque, outside dining area plus a cabana, once used as a second office/writing room. There is sufficient space for a swimming pool and at the bottom of this garden there is a barn of around 150m² that has the potential for conversion into additional living space providing potential for holiday rentals. Beyond that, the second garden, which can also be accessed from the path.
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