A BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY WITH UNIQUE CONVERSION PROJECT IN AN AMAZING SETTING.
Located within the unspoilt Couserans region which is now part of the Ariege Naturel Park.
The Couserans is a very special, little known and undiscovered area of France noted for its abundant wildlife, clean air and traditional way of life which is typified by the vibrant weekly market in nearby St Girons, one of the best in South West France. The area has a pace and quality of life difficult to find in today's modern world.
The large house was originally built and completed in 1901 for the owners of a famous Camembert du Sud fromagerie which was housed in part of the building together with a water mill used to provide power for the operation.
The total floor area of the house is around 360m2 spread over 4 floors.
Included on the ground floor are a fitted kitchen with dining area and living room with wood burning stove. A ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom overlooks the river to the rear.
On the first floor there are a further 3 bedrooms all with mountain views, and an adjacent bathroom. To the rear of the house is a large cellar complete with old mill workings.
There are a further 3 rooms on the ground floor, plus a large attic space currently not in use. Another two rooms on the 1st floor have a solid brick floor and lend themselves to creation of rooftop terraces overlooking the river.
Unique Conversion Project
A large annex to the original fromagerie is attached to the west side of the house and has huge potential for conversion into many uses. This beautiful old building was constructed in the early 1900's to cope with the amazing demand for Camembert du Sud. It now just needs a little imagination for conversion to a variety of possible future uses. There are 3 big open floors measuring 15m x 8m each. A particular feature of the building are the windows of the middle floor which flood the room with light on one side and offer views and sounds of the river on the other.
The buildings are set in over 2000m2 of lovely south facing gardens with the pretty River Bouigane running alongside.
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