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(34) Herault

XIIth C. Village Château nr Beziers. Commercial scope

€689,000

Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 10
Land: 0.02 ha

Reference: J2-2206
689,000
£ 616,035
$ 812,813

This beautiful medieval castle is steeped in history and is conveniently located in a dominating position in a charming village close to Béziers, within easy reach of the Mediterranean beaches and international airports. The castle, dating from the 12th century, benefits from panoramic views of the village and surrounding countryside. This property has retained many period features such as solid wooden doors, stone walls and beams, stone fireplaces, terra cotta and parquet floors and stone staircase. The property is ideal for a B&B business or small Hotel. Although located in the centre of the village, it is very peaceful with lovely views and shops within walking distance.

The Château offers approximately 700m² of living space on three levels
Entrance through a grand arch into the enclosed courtyard 210m² with flagstones and mature plants including a palm tree. A delightful place to sit out or for al fresco dining.

South Wing
Ground floor: large entrance 36m² with magnificent stone staircase leading to first floor
First Floor: Landing off which ls a dining room leading through into a sitting room and through again into an office, kitchen 7m², large bedroom 22m² with en-suite bathroom, stairs leading up to second floor
2nd floor: Landing off which is a bedroom 30m² with en-suite bathroom, bedroom 40m² with en-suite bathroom and bedroom 30m² with en-suite bathroom, pigeon house 7m

North Wing
Ground floor: entrance to large dining area and/or conference room totalling 82m², with mezzanine with two toilets and storage area underneath plus kitchen, hall 18m² with monumental stone staircase leading to first floor
1st floor: 3 en-suite bedrooms of 29m², 29m² and 26m² respectively, dining room 17m², stairs leading up to second floor
2nd floor: large games room of 62m² and two en-suite bedrooms of 45m² and 30m² respectively

Caretaker’s Apartment: 99m² on 3 levels, ground floor kitchen and storage area 33m², first floor sitting room 33m², third floor bedroom, shower room and dressing room totalling 33m²

Condition
This castle is in excellent condition, with oil-fired central heating in some parts and electric convector heaters in the bedrooms. Windows and doors are wooden single glazed.

Grounds
The internal courtyard of 210m² has lovely flag stones and many mature plants including a palm tree. A charming place to sit outside.

Comments
This superb fine castle with many original features offers potential for a B&B business or a large prestigious family home in a peaceful environment with wonderful panoramic views and shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance.