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Regal Renaissance Chateau & Extensive Estate for sale

Property reference: R000108
Dordogne / Charente Border - Perigord Blanc

 

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Regal Renaissance Chateau & extensive country estate for sale, Dordogne

Conservatory in chateau for sale, Dordogne

 

A bedroom from a chateau for sale, Perigord Blanc

 

A bedroom from a chateau for sale, in the Perigord Blanc

 

A bathroom from a chateau for sale, Dordogne / Charente borders

 

Summary

You may have seen some of the marketing material out there already about this property – ignore any preconceptions you may have! Set at the heart of this magnificent 52 hectare (130 acre) esate stands a truly regal chateau with a tremendous depth of character. Boasting 10 luxurious bedrooms, all ensuite, and a wealth of magnificent reception rooms, this property would equally suit a private residence as four-star hotel. But it is the extensive range of buildings and the setting that really lend itself to numerous possibilities. Additional habitable dwellings that are fully renovated include an owner’s cottage with three bedrooms that would easily split to two independent units; and two one-bedroomed cottages for staff. The original coach house and stable block has been part-renovated, with full architect’s drawings and planning permission for an Annex of 13 bedrooms, all ensuite, with business conference facilities and a number of large storage rooms (a ‘blank canvass’), and an enormous barn that would convert to a stunning indoor pool and gym / fitness suite. Additional buildings include a Victorian conservatory, an orangery and potting shed – all providing potential for charming renovation.
Running close to the buildings and through the property is a leat and derelict fish-trap – providing scope for water features and potentially hydro-electric power. Although no permission has  been sought, plans also exist for a wonderful 18-hole golf course surrounding the chateau. A rare find – with an exciting range of possibilities.

 
In Detail…

 

MAIN CHATEAU   10 bedroom, 967 sqm
Fully restored over the last few years, and now with ten bedrooms all ensuite.

ENTRANCE HALL   10.66m (35') x 9.71m (31'10")
Carpeted floor, window to rear, doors to Small Salon, Reception Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. Formal Stairs to upper floors. Gents and Ladies WCs.

SMALL SALON 7.00m (23') x 5.33m (17'6") (pictured)
Two windows to front, fireplace,  door to: WINE CAVE

 

 

LARGE DINING ROOM   8.24m (27') x 5.87m (19'3")
Two windows to rear, double doors to Small Dining Room, Entrance Hall, Stairwell. Fitted storage cupboard. Fireplace.

SMALL DINING ROOM 6.06m (19'11") x 5.79m (19')
Window to rear, fireplace, double door to The Round Tower, double doors to Large Salon, double doors to Conservatory.

CONSERVATORY   9.88m (32'5") x 4.18m (13'9")
Window to side, four windows to front, double doors opening out onto the south facing terrace.

LARGE SALON   9.04m (29'8") x 7.81m (25'7")
Two windows to rear, window to front, fireplace with ornate stone surround, magnificent ornatge painted beams.

GRAND STAIRCASE   4.20m (13'9") x 4.10m (13'5")
Grand Staircase to Floors 1 and 2.

BEDROOM 1   7.63m (25') x 5.23m (17'2")
Fireplace, double door to balcony with view over park, door to:

PRIVATE STUDY / DRESSING ROOM 3.27m (10'9") x 2.88m (9'5")
Window to rear, window to side, open plan to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM   3.17m (10'5") x 2.88m (9'5")
With bath, twin wash hand basins, tiled shower enclosure with glass screen and WC.

BEDROOM 2   6.11m (20') x 3.87m (12'8")
Window to rear, fireplace, open plan to:

TOWER & ENSUITE BATHROOM 2.85m (9'4") x 2.50m (8'2")
With bath with shower over and glass screen, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, window to rear.

BEDROOM 3     
Two windows to rear. Door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM  2.40m (7'10") x 1.70m (5'7")
With wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail.

 

BEDROOM 4   5.72m (18'9") x 4.00m (13'1")
Window to rear, fireplace, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM 3.44m (11'3") x 1.85m (6'1")
Bath with shower over and glass screen, wash hand basin and WC, window to rear.

BEDROOM 5   6.40m (21') x 3.80m (12'6")
Two windows to rear, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM 3.44m (11'3") x 1.89m (6'2")
Bath with shower over and glass screen, wash hand basin and WC.

BEDROOM 6   5.37m (17'7") x 5.36m (17'7")
Two windows to front, fireplace, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM
Bath, wash hand basin and WC, window to front.

BEDROOM 7   5.83m (19'2") x 4.26m (14')
Window to front, fireplace, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM
With bath, wash hand basin and WC, window to front.

SECOND FLOOR - BEDROOM 8   6.10m (20') x 5.09m (16'8")
Two windows to front, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM
Bath with shower over and glass screen, wash hand basin and WC, window to rear.

BEDROOM 9   8.43m (27'8") x 4.00m (13'1")
Two windows to rear, fireplace, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM
Bath with separate shower over, wash hand basin and WC, window to rear.

BEDROOM 10     
This bedroom comes with an adjoining FAMILY ROOM 5.28m (17'4") x 2.47m (8'1") to for a family suite.

ENSUITE BATHROOM     
Bath with separate shower over, wash hand basin and WC, window to rear.

GUARDIAN'S COTTAGE   3 bedrooms, 246 sqm
The Guardian's cottage is discreetly located to the side of the chateau, and has been fully renovated recently. It has been cleverly designed to be split into two self-contained units with ease. To the rear there is a courtyard enclosed on four sides, to include the large barn, dog kennels and accommodation for all manner of domestic animals!

LIVING ROOM   6.47m (21'3") x 6.30m (20'8")
Window to rear, fireplace, tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, two pairs of French doors to the west elevation, one to the south, open plan to:

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM   6.27m (20'7") x 3.50m (11'6")
Built-in dishwasher, eye level oven, ceramic hob, three windows to side, ceiling with exposed beams.

BEDROOM 1   4.57m (15') x 3.91m (12'10")
With exposed beams, French doors to the south, door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM     
Large walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC, window to front.

SECOND KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM?   6.51m (21'4") x 5.05m (16'7")
Two windows to rear, fireplace, open plan to PRIVATE CHAPEL. This room has been renovated, and is currently used as a craft room. It was envisioned that it might one day be an open plan kitchen / breakfast room.

 

BEDROOM 2   5.16m (16'11") x 3.94m (12'11")
Window to front, ceiling with exposed beams.

SHOWER ROOM
Walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC, window to front.

LIVING ROOM?   7.25m (23'9") x 5.22m (17'2")
Window to rear, window to front, fireplace, French doors to courtyard.

Partially renovated, this room is currently used as a workshop but would make a fabulous living room.

STAFF COTTAGES     
Located to the flank of the Coach House (seen here to the left of the photo), the two cottages are set around a terrace. They are discreetly tucked away out of sight of the main chateau, and yet are only a very short walk away. Both have been renovated recently.

STAFF COTTAGE 1   1 bedroom, 71 sqm
Large living / dining room, open plan galley kitchen, family bathroom, one double bedroom with ensuite shower room.

STAFF COTTAGE 2   1 bedroom, 55 sqm
Finished with a modern contemporary feel, this cottage has one open-plan kitchen / living room, with a double bedroom and ensuite.

COACH HOUSE     
With planning permission for conversion to an annex with 13 bedrooms, all ensuite, plus business conference facilities. The work here has started but is to be finished off.

LARGE BARN     
The barn is enromous and is currently undevelopped. I t would make a stunning indoor swimming pool & gym / health suite - but is just as charming left as is!

LAND & SETTING   52 ha (130 acres)
The property is set in the middle of its land - an extensive estate of 52 hectares (130 acres), that includes formal garden, meadow and woods. It is bordered on one side by a charming river, and has a leat running through the middle, passing very close to the buildings, originally built to serve as fish trap.. Whether to feed water features or power a small hydro plant, the leat has many possibilities.

 

Proximity to key towns

Bergerac International Airport 1hr 15min, Bordeaux 1hr 40mins, Angouleme 45mins

 

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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
15 bedrooms
14 bathrooms
11 receptions

Habitable space in total:
1340 m²
Land area in total:
526803m² 

10 bedroom Renaissance Chateau, all ensuites

Plus three bedroomed Guardians Cottage

Plus two separate staff cottages

Huge barn to renovate

Annex with planning permission, 14 beds

Swimming pool,

52 hectares / 130 acres

Plans for 18 hole golf course

 

 

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