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(09) Ariege

Exceptional fortified Listed Château - Superb Views.

€990,000

Reception Rooms: 8
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 4.5 ha

Reference: B5-11261
990,000
£ 865,181
$ 1,159,666

Situated 1 hour from Toulouse with its international airport and set in a commanding position atop a rocky hilltop in 4.5 hectares of land which encompasses the entire rocky outcrop on which the Chateau is perched. Dating from the XV/XIX Centuries, this imposing edifice is classified as a Monument Historique with origins dating from the XI/XII Centuries. Built on the rocks the Chateau boasts 1,600m2 of developed space of which the Chateau accounts for 800m2 of habitable space with 18 main rooms in the renovated section. There are two fine outbuildings of approximately 270m2 floor level and pretty greenhouses from the XIXth Century. Exceptional outlook.

East Wing: Ground Floor: Spiral staircase dating from the XVI Century. Hall 18m2. Two impressive reception rooms with monumental fireplaces of 107 and 49m2. Small staircase leading to two rooms 35m2. Dining room, 37m2. Conservatory 25m2. Various rooms to restore comprising 80m2. Imposing XIXth Century staircase leading to three floors.

First Floor: Corridor 40m2. Chapel 18m2. Six bedrooms of 30, 33, 47, 25, 29 and 20m2 respectively. Space. Boudoir. Annexes. Bathroom. W.C.

Second Floor: Attics which could be converted 390m2.

West wing: Communicating with the East Wing, built in the XIXth Century and converted in 2009 with modern comforts.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, 29m2, Kitchen with corner dining room, 28m2, scullery, kitchen/boiler room, 9m2.
Laundry/Store room, 10m2. W.C. Study 20m2.

First Floor: Landing 10m2 off which are two bedrooms of 23 and 21m2. Bathroom with W.C. 10m2.
Oil fired C.H. with a Budérus boiler.

There are still the extremities of the East wing to restore amounting to 50m2 on three levels.

Outbuildings: Two large groups of buildings in a square of 540m2 around an impressive defence tower delimiting the entrance into the lower terrace and garden with its XIXth Century Bassin and two green houses.

The roofs appear to be in excellent condition.

Comments; This exceptional historic property has great charm and benefits from a superb view of the foothills of the Pyrenées and the surrounding countryside.
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