Project Description

The subject property is located in the town of Mazamet, in the south of France, at the foot of the Black Mountains in Midi-Pyrenees. Mazamet is a small industrial town, with numerous establishments employing in wool-spinning and in the manufacture of swan skins and flannels, clothing for troops, hosiery and high quality leather.

The house is ideally located in the centre of the town, however it is situated on a quiet one way street in a sought after area. The town hosts good local schools, regular local markets and is surrounded by many shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. The surrounding areas support outdoor living, with an abundance of excellent cycling areas and car rallying. The beaches of Narbonne and Beziers are located a little over an hour away by car to the south east. There are international schools located in Toulouse.
The location is within commuting distance to Toulouse, which is 90 km to the north east, the Albi UNESCO World Heritage site is 60 km to the north and Carcassonne is 50 km to the south. Carcassonne is famous for the Cité de Carcassonne, a medieval fortress restored by the theorist and architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc in 1853 and added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997

Mazamet is ideally located within driving distance of a number of regional airports, being just 16km (10 miles) from the Castres Domestic Airport, 102 km (64 miles) from Beziers Cap d’Agde Airport, 50km (31 miles) of Carcassonne International Airport and 97 km (60 miles) from Toulouse Airport, which are regularly serviced by affordable flights to and from Paris and the UK.

The subject property is a 6/7 bedroom townhouse and was previously used as a bed and breakfast for visitors to the town.

The ground floor comprises of a large kitchen and dining area that leads directly outside onto a wooden terrace. There is also a large living room, with a traditional fireplace. There are original tiled floors throughout the ground floor level.

To the first floor there are four bedrooms  benefiting from beautiful views of the Black Mountains.   There are also two large bathrooms, one with a jet shower, bath, WC and balcony and the second with a bath, WC and wash basin, in addition to a separate WC.

The second floor hosts a further two bedrooms and a separate WC.

Externally and to the side of the property there is garage. To the rear of the property, there is a heated outdoor swimming pool and enclosed garden of 200m2 (2,153 ft2).

Investment Anaylsis
We have been advised that if the ground and first floor were advertised as letting gite, then an income of 1,200 Euros per week (34,800 Euros pa) could be acheived between the months of April to October. Representing a gross potential yield of 16.57%

For viewings please contact the John Pye property team on:
Telephone: 0115 970 6060

Viewing by Appointment

To view this property, please contact John Pye Property – – 0115 970 6060

mazamet - france location

mazamet - location


19 Rue de Juillet


✓  Traditional  stone built French Town House
✓  Sought after  location
✓  Potential for B&B or gite
✓  Potential 34,800 Euros pa.
✓  Potential gross yield of 16.57%
✓  Tasteful decor throughout
✓  Heated outdoor swimming pool
✓  Good sized rear garden
✓  Excellent transport links
✓  Close to all amenities
✓  An hours drive to beaches and airports


Richard Reed, RICS
Phone: 0115 970 6060
Our Ref: PR059