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House and gite, Hérault
€239 000

Sold STC
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  • Located on a quiet "no through road"
  • Income generating self contained apartment
  • Easy walking distance to town centre
  • Spectacular views from inside and outside
  • Parking area for at least 7 vehicles
  • DPE = 164 [D] GES = 27 [D]


Price reduced - and the owners will consider all sensible offers.

This is a fully renovated four bedroom property is LOCATED ON A QUIET "NO THROUGH ROAD" and is A SHORT WALK FROM THE TOWN CENTRE. With lots of character, WONDERFUL VIEWS from every room and the gardens and a BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN, it has AN INDEPENDENT APARTMENT which rents out for 10 months of the year.

The well presented, versatile property is on two levels and has a total of four bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms and a separate WC. On the ground floor is a bedroom and cloakroom in the main part of the house and a self-contained one bedroom apartment with it's own private terrace. On the first floor is a living/dining area with wood burner, kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and small laundry room. The house has a newly installed gas central heating boiler and lots of storage.

The apartment is suitable for people with reduced mobility and rents easily for 11 months of the year, bringing in an average income of 8,000 euros each year. Change overs tend to be monthly on average and tenants come to the town to access the local spa facilities.

A door from the house's living area leads to a terrace and then up some steps to the back garden, which is beautifully landscaped, private and not overlooked. It is secure for pets as it can only be accessed through the house. A winding path through the garden leads beyond the decking to a studio which has electricity and which is currently used as a micro-brewery. There is also a garage with electricity and a large, outside parking area with space for 7/8 cars. Neighbours are quiet but friendly. 

The house is situated in a quiet location, with a garden that is private and not overlooked. The property is two minutes walk from the town centre. The garden is a key feature of the property, having been carefully landscaped to provide seating areas in sun or shade and make the most of the stunning scenery. To quote the owner "Apart from the wonderful views from inside and out, the lively town and the private garden, the apartment is a key feature. The revenue easily pays all the household bills for very little work from us. It is a lovely house to live in and if it wasn't for the pull of grandchildren, we'd be staying!"


ABOUT THE AREA 

Lamalou les Bains is a thriving, vibrant town with something going on all year round. It is situated in the valley of the river Orb, looking up at the Caroux mountains. You can get your own cold, clear spring water here, straight from the source, which makes Lamalou an historic spa town. The town's businesses thrive due to its renowned medical centre, to which people travel from all over France for three week curative treatments. Because of this, the town is very accessible for people with mobility problems and there is an inclusive mindset here that makes it a very special place.

The house is only two minutes' walk from the town centre where you will find a weekly market, shops, schools and services, and regular musical events, a theatre, cinema, golf course, sports and recreational facilities (including an outdoor pool in the summer). During the summer, the entire main street is taken over by music and dancing every Thursday evening. The locality is also an excellent base for climbing, canoeing and walking. 

There are excellent transport links with buses running from Lamalou to Montpellier, Bezier and St. Pons. There are trains to Bedarieux (11 km away) and airports at Beziers (38km), Montpellier (83km) and Carcassonne (130km). The best beach is at Portiragnes which has an idyllic beach bar and is a 45 minute drive away.


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Ref 10553
Lamalou les Bains 34240
County: Hérault
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 10553
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