This unique 19th century Manoir, sympathetically renovated which provides everyday comfort yet still retaining an abundance of original features. Le Manoir is furnished with French antiques and local finds. The property has comfy sofas and many hidden nooks and crannies in which to relax. The whole property exudes an air of calm and tranquillity. The house and pool are South facing enjoying all day sunshine with views over the Pyrenees and vineyards. There are 5 main bedrooms, 1 en suite bathroom ,a family shower room, a luxurious wet room, 1 additional toilet all tiled with Italian travertine. In addition there is a travertine wet room and toilet in the pool area. The 40ft kitchen/dining area is large and modern with Panasonic/Ariston appliances, oak dining table and 2 sofas. Separate large lounge with 42in plasma and basic sky satellite TV. The games room has pool and darts. Roof terrace with summer room, a large kids play room with PS2 ,and a summer kitchen and BBQ area with large dining table. Library and relaxation room stocked with books and DVD's.
The House and surrounding area: This beautiful village house situated just a 25 minute drive from the medieval city Carcasonne, Frances 2nd most popular tourist destination. It allows you to escape but to also enjoy good food, wine and relaxation. Le Manoir itself is built into the outskirts of the village walls, and in previous years has been an old school house. It is spacious enough to enable families to holiday together without getting on top of each other, and with local amenities such as a restaurant, bakery, butchers and general store all located in the village of Servies en Val, you need not even leave the village if you so desire. Locally in adjacent villages there are fantastic restaurants and only 10 minutes away by car there is the town of Lagrasse which is one of the 'Plus beaux villages de France' one of just over 100 villages in France that have been awarded this recognition to help preserve traditionally historic villages in France, it has many restaurants, an antique shop,craft shop and market.
The Swimming Pool and Summer Kitchen: The outside pool area of the pool has been designed to allow for relaxation and swimming but allow for alfresco dining with an amazing backdrop view of the mountains, complete with an outdoor kitchen that has a luxury polished marble worktop, a large BBQ and an outdoor electrical grill,a sink and cupboards for cups and outdoor glasses and plates. Luxury teak loungers line the pool with a smaller table and chairs which is perfect for enjoying your breakfast at whilst watching the sunrise. There is a custom built dining table with benches that easily seats 12 -14 people, perfect for enjoying meals with family and friends. There is also a fridge, essential for keeping your drinks cool whilst basking in the sun. Adjacent to the pool is a travertine tiled wet room shower,together with a toilet and sink. The outdoor terrace is perfect for sitting and having an aperitif or cocktail and watching the sun go down whilst waiting for your BBQ dinner, bliss!