With views on the Languedoc Corbieres Mountains, The Saint Benoit Gardens residence ('Les Jardins Saint Benoit') draws its inspiration from the nearby Saint Laurent de la Cabrerisse picturesque village and consists of luminous 2 bedroom house with private Mediterranean garden
Superbly situated on a 17 acre riverside site beside the picturesque village of Saint Laurent, The Saint Benoit Gardens (Les Jardins de Saint Benoit) is a magnificent Vineyard and Spa Estate of unique style and distinction. The residence consists of bright furnished houses with private gardens, each planted with Mediterranean species including lavender, rosemary, cypresses and olive trees. The houses are built with quality local materials (flagstones, stone, wrought iron) which fuse the ancient and the contemporary. Stylish interiors are furnished to the highest standard, and bathrooms and kitchens are fully fitted and eq
uipped. At the heart of the residence, a Languedoc typical reception house offers a restaurant, a bar area, a library, lounges, conference rooms, a spa with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hammam, sauna, jacuzzi and body care rooms. The residence also benefits from leisure facilities such as tennis courts, sport grounds, petanque grounds, children's club and other cultural animations. Guests will relax in the renovated 12th Century gardens that give the gardens its name, as well as the adjacent vineyard and olive grove in which all purchasers enjoy a share. For sale we have today a heavenly furnished 2 bedroom villa of 55.50sqm, comprising on the ground floor: entrance hall - living room - open plan kitchen, WC, storage room, cloakroom. On the upper floor: 2 spacious bedrooms, bathroom and storages. There is also a 66sqm private garden and a terrace.
Set at the heart of magnificent landscapes of vineyards, pine forests, olive groves and garrigues, Saint Laurent de la Cabrerisse is a charming village of the Corbiere-Minervois country in the Languedoc region. Saint Laurent is ideally located between Carcassonne and Narbonne, with its cathedral and beaches. A few minutes away, the listed medieval village and abbey of Lagrasse can be visited as well as the Fontfroide or Caunes Minervois abbeys. Strolls along the Canal du Midi in the medieval city of Carcassonne or a visit of the numerous Cathar castles of the region are also enjoyable. The region's flora and fauna is rich, and the land offers Mediterranean vegetation including wild thyme, lavender and rosemary; eagles, hawks, buzzards, hares and rabbits can be seen along rocks or vineyards. The Corbieres country is famous for its quality production of wines (red, white and rose) since 1985 when it was granted the Appellation d'origine controllee (controlled term of origin), but the vine culture in this region date back to the Romans and is practically the only farming activity on account of the soil aridity. Bakeries, pharmacies, doctors, dentists, restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets are all in the area.
Activities available locally include tennis, swimming, sunbathing, hiking, cycling.
We have our own French mortgage brokerage service in order to find the most suitable mortgage for each client. Whether you want an interest-only mortgage, a traditional repayment mortgage or hybrid mortgage, we can get the right mortgage for you.
The investment scheme:
Your property will be managed by a well known business management specialist.
Rents are guaranteed by 9 year commercial lease (renewable).
Rental income paid quarterly (€ 6248 annually)
Rental return of 3.3% + occupancy credit of € 11 500 for the exclusive use of owners
Saint Benoit is a commune of the Aude department in the Languedoc Roussillon region of the southern France.
By car: Narbonne is 27 minutes away by the D613 and the D6113. Carcassonne is 35 minutes away, by the D106 and the A61. 45 minutes from Beziers and 55 minutes from Perpignan.
By train: by the Eurostar it only takes two and a half hour from London to get to Paris. Then from Paris, regular trains depart to Narbonne and Carcassonne.
By plane: Low cost flights are available from England to Perpignan and Carcassonne. International Rivesaltes-Perpignan airport is located 55 minutes from Saint Laurent, and Carcassonne airport is only 35 minutes away.
Prices do not include the legal notaire fees.
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