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Superb 17th-18th C Bastide for sale

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 9
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 7
Land: 2.9 ha

Reference: T8-1737
£ 1,586,340
$ 2,046,582

Situated just 15 mins from Avignon, in the middle of its grounds, a beautiful rectangular 17/18t C Bastide. Originally there were two properties on the site, a tower built on the remains of a 12th C château and the Château itself. Further historical information is available. More jpg images available upon request.

The main entrance is through a beautiful gate and a long avenue leading to the front south-facing door opposite the terrace and gardens.
Main Building
Corridor with 19th C red and white cement-tiled floor with beautiful stone door frames; stone staircase; understairs cloakroom with WC; large Salon with Burgundy flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, white and grey marble fireplace sculpted with acanthus leaves; large vaulted room with ancient flagstone floor and stone fireplace; Dining room with terracotta tiled floor, stone vaulted ceiling and stone door and window frames; small Dining room with fireplace, terracotta tiled floor, vaulted ceiling; Shower room with WC; Pantry with cupboards, shelves, work surfaces and electrical appliances; Kitchen to finish; Laundry, storage space and garage.
First floor: Suite with Salon/Library, beamed ceiling, terracotta floor; Bedroom with beamed ceiling, terracotta floor, Bathroom, separate WC with beautiful old door; main Bedroom suite with Salon with marble fireplace, flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, fitted cupboard and ancient doors, Bedroom with beamed ceiling and flagstone floor, large Bathroom with claw-foot bath, walk-in shower, slate floor, separate WC, access to terrace, large dressing room, sauna; guest Bedroom with flagstone floor, corner fireplace, beamed ceiling; Shower room with walk-in shower, 2 washbasins, tiled floor.
Second floor: Independent Apartment: Landing with terracotta floor; large Living room/Kitchen with wooden floor, Bedroom with wooden floor, Bathroom with washbasin and whirlpool bath, WC; passage with lovely old terracotta tiled floor; large Bedroom with terracotta tiled floor; Bathroom with bath, shower, terracotta floor; WC. 3 steps lead to a small room with terracotta tiled floor.

Small Outbuildings (opposite the main house)
Numerous very attractive outbuildings including garden sheds and a pool equipment room, summer kitchen and a long terrace for outside dining, leading to the mosaic-tiled swimming pool, 5 x 10 m, with stone surround.

Caretaker's House (at the entrance to the property)
Sitting room, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen and Bathroom. Cellar below, with outside access.

Guest House (at the far end of the property)
Large Living room with Kitchen; Salon with fireplace, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, separate WC. Adjoining garage.
Garage and shed nearby.

2 ha 90 walled grounds with 3 gates, the west entrance having a long avenue of plane trees; 2 meadows and a fishpond.

Further Information
Exceptional views over the Ventoux and Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
The property has undergone an extensive programme of restoration.
Roof entirely renewed with double thermo-acoustic insulation.
New fitted door and window frames, double glazed windows and internal oak shutters.
Mains water to the main house.
Borehole water to the independent house.
Garden watering using rainwater; watering system for part of garden.
Oil-fired central heating in the main house, with 5,000 litre oil tank.
Underfloor heating in the guest house.
3 Bio-oil condensation boilers with 3 circuits which can function separately or together.
500-litre hot water tank.
New radiators (iron and steel).
Air conditioning in the main apartment.
Murtronic capillarity treatment in all the buildings.
Electricity entirely renewed - conforms to Socotec standards.
Fuse boxes and circuit breakers on different levels.
Alarm system with satellite surveillance.
Videophone and automatic gate.
To finish: south terrace and exterior lighting.
More jpg images available upon request.