Property Details

Languedoc – Unique Detached Property In Stunning Landscape - 220000 Euro  

Ref. No.: ARB500359




This attractive property is situated at the entrance to the picturesque village of Cucugnan, made famous by the writer Alphonse Daudet who wrote a short story about “the priest of Cucugnan.” The property is south facing, light and airy year round and has a secluded walled Mediterranean garden. The home comprises open plan kitchen/ lounge / diner with wood burning stove, 2 main bedrooms, separate studio and 2 garage/workshops plus an adjoining plot with development potential. The property is connected to mains drains, so no fosse septic worries or costs.


Cucugnan village lies between 2 medieval chateaux, Peyrepertuse and Queribus. The house has magnificent views of Queribus soaring spectacularly from its limestone pinnacle. The village itself is a popular tourist destination and has 3 restaurants, seasonal bar, hotels, bookshop, gift shops, renowned baker and small provisions store with Agence de Poste. There is also an air conditioned theatre and church renowned for its statue of the Pregnant Virgin.


For those who need easy access to and from the UK, Perpignan airport is just 35 mins, Carcassone airport is 1hr 15 mins or Girona is 1 hr 45 mins all offering low cost flights and budget airlines making the home ideal and convenient for visiting guests, family and grandchildren. The beaches are just 1 hour away as is the Spanish border. For those who ski the Pyrenees resorts are also about 1 hour.




The house is on a sloping site near the village entrance. Its upper level, built in the early 1970’s was skilfully constructed above a traditional stone-built Bergerie to create a cohesive 2 storey structure.


Adjoining the upper level is an old forge recently restored to provide a secure garage/workshop. The Bergerie has been converted to provide a contemporary, self-contained studio and garage /workshop alongside the garden.


Accommodation Comprises:


Upper Level: External stone flagged porch leading to:


Entrance Hall / Cloaks Approx. 2.15m X 1.75m with coat storage.


Open Plan Kitchen / Diner / Lounge: Approx. 6.6m X 6.06m with wood burning stove, night storage heater and electric radiator, ceiling fan, phone point, TV point. Fitted cupboards above and beneath the work surfaces. Butane gas and electric hob with extractor over. Doors leading to the south-facing balcony of approx. 2m X 4m with a spiral staircase to the garden below.


Utility Storage Room: Approx.3.7m X 3m with double and single inbuilt cupboards, storage shelves and plumbing for a washing machine. Power points.


Central Corridor: Approx. 4.8m X 1 with skylight over and insulated loft above. Linen storage.


Double Bedroom 1: Approx. 3.1m X 3.7m with electric heater, telephone point, ceiling fan.


Double Bedroom 2: Approx. 3.5m X 3.4m with built-in wardrobes, ceiling fan, power points and electric heater.


WC – with wash basin, built-in cupboard and wall mounted heater ‘air circulation’


Family Bathroom: Approx. 2.8m X 3.2m with bath, shower cabinet, WC and vanity unit washbasin, air circulation.


Lower Level – Studio: On the lower ground floor reached by external spiral staircase from the upper storey or directly from the garden and comprising:


Bed/Sitting Room: Measuring approx. 5.5m X 8.8m with electric heaters, power points, down-lighters, partition shelves and inbuilt wardrobes storage.


Kitchenette – Measuring approx. 2.8m X 3.2m with cupboard/sink, down-lighting, power points, shelving.


Bathroom – measuring approx. 3m X 3m comprising shower, WC, vanity unit, wash hand basin, and heated towel rail. Humidity activated extractor.


Garage / Workshop – measuring approx. 5.35m X 8.8m with power, 2 electric water tanks, shelving, small work bench, accessed via short drive with parking.


Garden / Outside:

Walled garden measuring approx.12.5m X 3m landscaped in a Mediterranean style for easy maintenance. Fragrant Cedars with Cypress, Olive tree and Mediterranean shrubs including Oleander, Lavender, Rosemary & Sage. Floodlit lighting from the studio.


Rockery Garden – Approx. 9m X 3.2m with Almond tree and Mediterranean planting.


Plot of Land (A) – to the rear of the forge measuring approx. 100m2 that may suit development subject to any required plans. Mostly gravelled surface with an Almond tree.


Plot of Land (B) – approx. 30m2 on the main street


Part ownership of an access lane that separates the property from a non-constructible Almond orchard opposite.



Price: 220000 (PRIVATE SALE)


This property is advertised for private sale available to buy direct from the English vendors – so no estate agents and no estate agents commission to pay.





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