Situated in the beautiful wine region of the Razes in the Aude, this charming, secluded and spacious stone house is located at the foot of the small, quiet village of Hounoux. It has all the character of an old house and all
- Reference: Audeproperty
- Property Type: House
- Status: Available
- Location: 11240, Hounoux, Aude, Occitanie
- Habitable Space: 200 m2
- Land Space: 6000 m2
- Sale Price: €449,000
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pool: Yes
The house offers 200m2 of living space and is built on a plot of land of 6000m2
Sleeps up to 10 people who are comprised of four double bedrooms and a study/office/bedroom.
There are 2 wet rooms, a further ensuite bathroom off the master bedroom as well as a separate W.C.
On the ground floor there is a comfortable living/dining room with French windows opening onto the terrace which is lovely in summer. The house is also really cosy in winter thanks to a very efficient log fireplace and electric heaters throughout. Here also you will find the kitchen/breakfast room and a study/office/bedroom.
The heated outdoor swimming pool is 7 x 3 m and the large terrace has plenty of space for sun loungers and table tennis.
Round and About
On the doorstep we have a famous old pilgrimage trail - the GR7,
Which stretches all the way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain? If you
Are interested in walking and nature, this route is a gift and you probably
Won’t meet a soul on your way.
Montbel Lake with its superb scenery, has lovely walks and cycling
Around its shores and you can swim and sail there too.
There are many castles and fortresses in the area as this is Cathar
Country which is steeped in history as well as being prominent in the
Legend of the Holy Grail. Montsegur and Rennes-Le Chateau are
of particular note to enthusiasts.
With its 2,500 years of history, the magical and medieval citadel of
Carcassonne with its towers, turrets and cobbled streets is 25 minutes
away. Unsurprisingly, it has been the backdrop for many a film and
Boasts many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.
Chalabre Chateau has medieval games in the summertime and there
are re-enactments of chevalier training, jousting and equine dressage.
The Canal Du Midi is 15 minutes away which is great for boating and
The Mediterranean coast is easily reached within an hour and here you will find long stretches of golden sand, fishing ports and the ancient towns of Beziers, Sete, Narbonne and Perpignan. You can follow this coast all the way to the border with Spain (120k) and skirting the base of the Pyrenees Orientales, emerge on the Catalan side.
Golf is available on the outskirts of Carcassonne and skiing can be reached within an hour at the resort of Mont d’Olmes near Lavelanet.
Food and groceries
You will find a bakery, butchers and grocery store in Belveze or Fanjeaux – both a 10-minute drive away. The enchanting, half-timbered little town of Mirepoix is a 20-minute trip and everything is available here from small shops and supermarkets to the colourful Monday morning Market. Which is abundant with local produce and crafts?
Toulouse (1 hour away), Carcassonne (25 minutes away), Beziers (1 hour 15 minutes away) and Perpignan (1 hour 15 minutes away)
Situated in the beautiful wine region of the Razes