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Sixteenth century stronghold - now a beautiful chateau home with cottages and pools.

Property reference: R000096
Lot-et-Garonne

 

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Magnificent chateau for sale, Lot-et-Garonne, France

 

  • 7 bed Chateau dating to 16th Century
  • plus 3 Guest Cottages
  • Magnificent reception rooms
  • 2 Swimming Pools, stream, pond
  • 10 hectares of garden, meadow, orchard
  • Edge of small hamlet setting, vineyards

 

Summary

Lovingly restored by the current owners to an exceptionally high standard, this impressive and yet homely chateau offers excellent accommodation. The chateau itself offers 7 bedrooms with magnificent reception rooms and 'must see' bathrooms, whilst three cottages are set around a courtyard to its flank.
 
A noble stronghold known since the 16th century the property is set in its own beautiful garden and adjoining parkland, orchard and woods. A pigeonnier, stream with waterfall and a lily pond (the original lavoire) are to be found on the estate.
Freehold, the 10 hectares (approximately 26 acres) includes 3.5 hectares (approximately 7 acres) d’appellation AOC Buzet (not planted). There are some 22 Buzet wines and the Chateau is to be found in the top three.
 
The Chateau is situated within easy reach of Agen (approximately 20 mins)
Within short range there are equestrian centres, golf, boating, tennis, fishing and on the edge of Agen is Park Walibee, an amusement park for all ages.

 
In Detail…

 

ENTRANCE HALL   6.64m (21'9") x 3.53m (11'7") max
Window to side, stone stairs to first floor (pictured), door to Kitchen/Breakfast Room, double door to:

DRAWING ROOM   11.09m (36'5") x 7.31m (24')
Four windows to rear, window to side, window to front, fireplace with ornate marble surround, tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceiling with exposed beams, double door to Sitting Room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM   7.12m (23'4") x 5.52m (18'1")
Fitted with a matching range of base units, gas oven range with five ring hob, window to front, tiled floor with under floor heating, ceiling with exposed beams, double door to Dining Room, double door to:

SITTING ROOM   7.26m (23'10") x 5.45m (17'11")
Window to rear, fireplace with wood stove with glass door, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling, double door to:

STUDY   6.57m (21'7") x 3.63m (11'11")
Window to rear, two windows to side, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling, fitted cupboards and bookshelves with glass doors, double door to:

DINING ROOM   5.65m (18'6") x 3.62m (11'11")
French doors and window to west elevation, fitted storage cupboards, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling.

UTILITY ROOM   3.62m (11'11") x 2.90m (9'6")
Tumble drier, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, window to side, door to front driveway.

SEPARATE WC   2.65m (8'8") x 1.20m (3'11")
Located off the main hallway and under the stone stairs, with window to side, WC and wash hand basin

STAIRWELL - FIRST FLOOR   6.66m (21'10") x 3.49m (11'5")
Window to side, window to front, stone stairs to Second Floor, open plan to:  LANDING 7.12m (23'4") x 2.06m (6'9") Tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, double door to Inner Landing, doors to Bedrooms 1 & 2, door to:

FAMILY BATHROOM   3.94m (12'11") x 2.02m (6'8")
With deep bath with separate hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, window to front, tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams.

BEDROOM 1   5.68m (18'8") x 5.32m (17'5")
Window to side, window to rear, tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams.

BEDROOM 2   5.50m (18'1") x 5.32m (17'5")
Two windows to rear, tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams.

INNER LANDING   3.95m (13') x 3.15m (10'4")
Open plan to Landing, doors to 3, 4 and 5.

BEDROOM 3   5.60m (18'4") x 5.27m (17'3")
Window to rear, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   4.21m (13'10") x 3.80m (12'6")
With bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, window to rear, window to side, wardrobe, tiled floor, fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 4   5.01m (16'5") x 3.82m (12'6")
Two windows to side, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose.

SHOWER ROOM   2.55m (8'4") x 2.31m (7'7")
With with shower with body jets, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, tiled floor.

BEDROOM 5   5.92m (19'5") x 5.74m (18'10")
Window to front, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   6.17m (20'3") x 3.80m (12'6")
With roll top bath with hand shower attachment, wash hand basin, bidet and WC, window to front, two windows to side, fitted four fitted wardrobes, tiled floor, cornice style ceiling.

STAIRWELL - SECOND FLOOR   6.73m (22'1") x 3.53m (11'7")
Window to side, window to front, open plan to:

BEDROOM 6   5.69m (18'8") x 5.69m (18'8")
Window to front, sloping ceiling with exposed beams.

GUEST ROOM   5.02m (16'6") x 3.19m (10'5")
Wooden floor, sloping ceiling with exposed beams and light tube.  SHOWER ROOM 3.73m (12'3") x 2.17m (7'1") Tiled floor with light tube, with shower, wash hand basin and WC.  ATTIC 15.80m (51'10") x 4.40m (14'5") max Window to front.  LOFT AREA 11.40m (37'5") x 7.74m (25'5") Window to side, open plan to:

MAIN SWIMMING POOL   12m x 8m
Located on the South-East elevation, with stone terrace and solar shower. The pool is heated, and private. Both pool and terrace can be illuminated at night. It meets AFNOR standards with a perimeter invisible beam cordon, and fence and gate combinations.

GUEST COTTAGES     
Set in converted farm buildings, the Guest Cottages form an 'L' discreetly to the side of the chateau. They share the same drive, but have their own parking area, pool, summer kitchen and laundry facilities

COTTAGE 1   1 Bedroom, 63 sqm
Open plan living room / kitchen (5.91m x 6.89), with window and French doors opening to parking area, window to rear courtyard, Double Bedroom (4.64m x 3.26m) with French Doors to Front, Ensuite Shower room (3.29m x 2.19m), with shower, WC and wash hand basin.

COTTAGE 2   2 Bedrooms, 60 sqm
Living Room (4.73m x 3.75m), with French doors opening towards the pool, wood burning stove, Fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room (4.04m x 3.30m), halogen hob, electric oven, with dishwasher & space for fridge door to terrace, interconnecting door with Cottage 3. Bedroom 1 (3.66m x 3.11m), Bedroom 2 (4.61m 2.48m), Shower Room (4.43m x 1.37m).

COTTAGE 3   3 Bedrooms, 92 sqm
Living Room (6.71m x 5.31m), wooden floor, woodburing stove, window to rear courtyard, door to front terrace. Fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room (3.98m x 3.11m), halogen hob, electric oven, with dishwasher & space for fridge upstairs to: Bedroom 1 3.15m x 3.25m, Bedroom 2 3.10m x 4.32m), Bedroom 3 (5.29m x 2.93m), Family Shower Room (3.62m x 1.49m) with shower, wash hand basin and WC.

GUEST SWIMMING POOL   8m x 4m
The pool is fenced along its perimeter, and has a solar shower.

GATES & DRIVEWAY     
A grand pair of gates welcome visitors, and lead them to the chateau via a long driveway. The chateau itself is set well back from the quiet country lane, and has ample parking

SETTING   Edge of Hamlet
The chateau is located on the edge of a small hamlet, with mature trees to the rear and looking out over vineyards to the front. There are several small villages in close proximity to the chateau that make for convenient shopping. The busy town of Nerac with its weekly market and many restaurants is only approximately 9kms away.

 

Proximity to key towns

  • Bergerac International Airport 1hr 40min
  • Bordeaux 1hr 15mins
  • Toulouse 2hrs 20mins, Agen 25mins

 

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Located in the Aquitaine region of South West France, the Dordogne offers the best blend of all things French (stunning countryside, wonderful gastronomy, fine wine, a long and interesting history, a culture intact and impressive architecture) – moreover it is blessed with an appealing and varied climate. In addition, the region benefits from international sophistication and vibrancy, with good communication links, a wealth of attractions (golf courses and restaurants to name a few), and most importantly a hospitable welcome. More detail can be found on our website.


In Brief:

Chateau
13 bedrooms
8 bathrooms
7 receptions

Habitable space in total:
760 m²
Land area in total:
100000m² 

Fully restored chateau

3 cottages

2 swimming pools

 

 

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