This beautiful 11th century Château is situated in a valley in the heart of a national park. Spacious rooms, exposed stone walls, old beams and the wonderfully tasteful renovation by the current owners makes this castle a charming family home or an excellent commercial opportunity for Chambres d'Hôtes. Major towns, airports and beaches are about an hour's drive away. All facilities can be found in the nearby village, including a bar/restaurant, post office and a small corner shop.
Description of the building
The property offers 510m² living space on four levels
Ground floor : Exterior terrace leads into the entrance hall (15m²) with a stone vaulted ceiling, few steps up and you gain access to the very cosy dining area (42m²) again stone vaulted ceiling and a large medieval fireplace, adjoining this room is the fully fitted stainless steel professional kitchen (25m²), a utility room (17m²) equipped with washing machine and tumble dryer, and the wine cellar (9m²). Back in the entrance hall there is a tower (8m²) and stone steps that gives you access to the first floor
1st floor : living room (43m²) great ceiling with beams and a large medieval fireplace, library/reading room (14m²) and a billiard room (46m²) all with a breathtaking view of the gardens, the trees and the peaceful stream. Adjoining these rooms are two beautifully renovated bedrooms with Italian style shower and toilet en suite (20m² & 16m²).
2nd floor : living area (43m²) and three bedrooms (43m²,21m² & 20m²) also renovated in the same style and with their shower and toilet en suite.
3rd floor : a landing (14m²) and yet another and probably the cosiest renovated bedroom with again well fitted out Italian style shower and toilet (35m²). Another bedrooms and an attic which could be turned into further rooms if desired.
Off ground wooden pool of 8m diameter with a teak terrace.
The grounds of 2863m² have many trees and a stream running through it. Shaded terraces and an outside seating area.
The house is in excellent condition and nicely decorated. Single glazed wooden joinery, exposed stone walls and beams, gas central heating (external tank). The roof was completely redone in 2001.
Absolutely beautiful château in a stunning location with excellent potential for a commercial activity or a wonderful family home.
Price: 790 000€ - £667 337 - $863 470 (Agency fee paid by seller)