|Situated within 45 minutes of Toulouse with its international airport of Blagnac, this beautiful historic Château, listed ISMH and dating from the XIIIth Century enjoys a rural setting, yet is only a few minutes drive from a pretty market village with local shopping and 30 minutes from Auch. Imposing gates and a private driveway bordered with mature trees lead to a romantic courtyard. The château which was modified in the XVIth and XVIIIth Centuries. offers 855m2 of living space over 3 floors including elegant reception rooms, 8 bedrooms as well as a separate two bedroomed flat in the outbuildings. Period features including monumental fireplaces, original floors and doors and beamed ceilings. The accomodation comprises:
Ground Floor; A doorway into the XVth Century octagonal tower with its pretty stone spiral staircase gives access to the main reception room or Guard’s room, 7.34 x 7.76m, with exposed stone walls, an open stone monumental fireplace with toulouse brick chimney breast embellished with a stone coat of arms and original terracotta floor. French doors onto the courtyard. A doorway to the right leads through to a further room and a room in the tower and to a secondary spiral staircase
Beyond the salon to the rear is a chapel, 5,21 x 2,97m with exposed stone walls and flagstone floor, beamed ceiling. To the left is an attractive panelled dining room, 4.57 x 4.23m, with painted beamed ceiling and an ornate carved stone fireplace with period plaster decor above. W.C. with basin and bath. Summer kitchen. 16.93m2
First Floor; A door from the spiral staircase leads to a corridor with flagstone floor, 11.42 x 1.84m. To the left is a carpeted reception room, 5.77 x 5.83m with grey and white marble fireplace and french doors onto a balcony above the courtyard. Beyond is a further reception room, 5.62 x 6.69m with flagstone floor, impressive white marble fireplace with period plaster decor above. Double doors lead through to the master bedroom, 4.51 x 4.78m with pretty pink, grey and white marble carved fireplace with period plaster decor above. Half panelled walls. Terracotta floor. Ensuite bathroom with bath, basin and W.C. Corridor dressing room with built in cupboards. Bedroom 4.63 x 4.58m, bathroom with bath, basin, bidet and W.C. Kitchen, 5.36 x 3.16 opening onto terrace, 3.99 x 10 metres. 2/....
Second Floor; Corridor off which are three bedrooms, one with a pretty stone monumental fireplace, a bathroom with double basin, a further bathroom and a shower room in the tower. Penthouse office 11 x 6.77m . Further bedroom/laundry room.
Ground Floor; Arcaded summer living room, 7.27 x 10 m. Entrance to apartment. Living room, Kitchen. W.C. and shower. 45.64m2.
First Floor; Two bedrooms, two shower rooms and two W.C.’s. 41.81m2
Large party room, 17.83 x 7.41m.
Exterior: The outbuildings to the left of the gravelled courtyard have attractive arches in pink toulouse brick. To the right the grounds include a lawned area with small pool and bassin, avenues of trees and a field and to the left is woodland and an orchard.
Comments; This is an exceptionally charming property and ideally located for ease of access to Toulouse and local facilities.
Visited by Sarah Francis. Further jpg images available upon request.