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(46) Lot

Magnificent Medieval Village Chateau for sale

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 0.19 ha

Reference: D3-4668
£ 650,752
$ 839,553

A magnificent village château, mediaeval in origin, the majority of which has been restored, but offers the purchaser the possibility of completing the restoration of an historic stone building that could be adapted for a commercial venture, or kept as a large family residence, or a combination of both. Located between Gourdon and Cahors, in the heart of a small rural village close to good road communications and 5 minutes from a village with shops, 10 minutes from a large market town.

Medieval in origin with a new insulated roof. Entrance off raised terrace into large Living Room/Kitchen with magnificent original stone fireplace and fitted kitchen, c.65m2, door to exterior and another to huge reception room with fireplace, c.90m2, also recently reroofed. Stairs up to a further restored room in the roof space off which is a second bedroom and a bathroom.
Top Floor:
Bedroom with en suite shower room, c. 65m2, with basin and plumbing for washing machine, also with massive decorative stone fireplace and new pine flooring. Renaissance window. Separate WC.
Gas-fired central heating, 1,500 litre gas tank (currently heats the main living room and main bedroom/bathroom and hot water).
Ground Floor:
Magnificent vaulted cellar (about 90 m2) with stone fireplace and arched doorways, door to exterior.

South wing with turret, on 2 floors with further unrestored attic space:
Living Room/dining/kitchen, 2 Shower Rooms/WC, 3 Bedrooms, Small chamber.

First Floor:
Door off raised terrace into large kitchen/dining/living room with fitted kitchen, c. 7 x 9.2m, with high ceiling and stone fireplace. Small shower room/WC. Door to bedroom 1, 5.57 x 7.10m, with 17th Century painted beamed ceiling, stone fireplace and original stone ‘potager’ feature. Off the bedroom is a shower room/WC with original stone sink feature. Double doors from this room to a large outside terrace of about 35m2 and steps to garden.

Second Floor:
Similar layout to the first floor with a very large Bedroom 2 with massive carved stone fireplace. Bedroom 3 with fireplace with ornamental plasterwork off which is a small chamber. Access to the stone staircase on the inside of the 'echauguette' watch tower/turret.

Cellar 1, c.35.5m2 - 5.5m x 6.5m, Cellar 2, c.60m2 - 6.5m x 9.2m, Cellar 3, c.52m2 - 6.65m x 7.8m
Workshop, c.40m2, with fireplace and doors to the exterior (connected to the large reception room), and off which is an unrestored stone tower on 3 levels, the central level offering a characterful 'medieval' room with vaulted stone ceiling, fireplace and an original latrine

Outside: Adjoining vaulted stone garage/barn. Additional small outbuilding

Land: Approximately 1,900 m2 of land in total, including about 700 m2 currently being purchased, offering grassy areas around the property.

Services: mains electricity, mains water, telephone, 2 septic tanks. The village has plans to install mains drainage