Reception Rooms: 3
Land: 0.07 ha
This impressive 13th Century Château, once home to a Bishop, has been entirely restored and now offers all modern comforts. In a commanding position with splendid views, within walking distance of all amenities. Pool, panoramic views. Grounds.
Originally built in the 13/14th Centuries, and subsequently abandoned, happily this historic building has been meticulously restored paying heed to the traditional way of working in that era and retaining its original features and authenticity. Positioned in an advantageous and commanding position at the very top of the village , this is the perfect spot to observe both sunrise and sunset. The property features stone vaulted ceilings, beautiful substantial rooms, a lovely stone staircase, period fireplaces, paintings and frescoes. With a living area of 257m2 on three levels the accommodation comprises;
Ground floor: The entrance is through an attractive burglar-resistant glass door, 18m², with cupboard, wine cellar (approx 200 bottles), vaulted living room 44m² (4.50m high ceiling) with large window, shower room 6m² with washbasin, WC, Italian shower carved in the thickness of the wall and rock, heated towel rail, bedroom 1 22m², Romanesque vault, whitewashed walls, access to the garden.
1st floor: Access by a beautiful stone staircase to the "Hall of Honour", 50m² with 7m high ceiling. Beautifully restored fresco and painted decorations dating from the early fourteenth century. Large bays offer a beautiful view of the garden and lend brightness to this room. The open fully equipped kitchen has retained its original charm with work surface, column and stone fireplace, Bedroom 2. 20m², with shower room 4m²,( former dungeon), Italian shower, WC A spiral staircase in carved stone from this room to the top of the North tower where the dovecote currently serves as a small salon- library or extra bedroom and the summit terrace offering an exceptional 360 ° view. Bedroom 3: 20m², with shower carved into the wall, stone sink, separate toilet. Access for these 2 rooms to a common terrace.
2nd floor: A wrought iron staircase leads to the chestnut wood mezzanine 20m2, with its wrought iron balustrade also offering a bird's eye view of the hall, ironwork created by "companions of duty". Bedroom 4: 25m², vaulted ceiling & exposed stone with seagrass floor, wooden bathtub, shower room, 4m² with stone sink and WC.
Grounds 669m² extend around the Castle in a dominant position. The garden was completely landscaped 4 years ago and is lovely. With mature trees, flower beds and lawned areas, external lighting, the garden is a delightful place to enjoy. Drinking water. 3 parking spaces and a small car park in front. Automatic watering. Electric gate and videophone. Swimming Pool 6m x 4m prefabricated with chlorine treatment. Solar shower.
The castle has been renovated. It's very rare to see such a property in such good condition. Toshiba air conditioning throughout. Heating via a heat pump combined with excellent insulation generates an excellent energy classification. Forged steel joineries, burglar-proof. Mains water and drainage.
A unique, extraordinary castle, perfect for a permanent family residence or even as a secondary home. Overlooking village with shops.