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(33) Gironde

Superb 17th C. Riverside Chateau for sale


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 16
Bathrooms: 14
Land: 5.8 ha

Reference: E9-1493846
£ 2,203,250
$ 2,842,475

Luxury Bordeaux Chateau for sale, exclusive to our French colleagues, dating back to the 17th Century with wonderful river views. The property is set in 5.8 hectares of land with park, woodland and river frontage. The Chateau features grand reception rooms with period features and seven/eight bedrooms each ensuite with bathrooms with additional scope to create more.

In the grounds are a swimming pool, outbuildings, parking area and the possibility of creating a jetty on the riverside where the property has 200 metres of river frontage.

The Chateau:
Ground Floor: Double half glazed doors lead into the spacious Entrance hall providing access to the two wings and a magnificent stone staircase to first floor. To the right: Vast Salon 60m2 with marble fireplace and parquet floor leading to drawing room/billiard room of 20m2 and a study/library of 25m2. On the other side of the entrance hall to the left is a 48m2 dining room with massive stone fireplace. A corridor leads to the kitchen adjacent which is fully equipped, modern and stylish. In same corridor leading to the large entertaining terrace is a utility room and a WC.

First Floor; 6 large bedrooms each with their own bathroom and all with river views.
Second Floor: On the top floor there is a very large well renovated five bedroom apartment with four bathrooms, two W.C.'s and a useful office.

The estate has four self contained apartments renovated from original stone barns and store houses, ideal for guests or staff. Overlooking the river there are two gites each fully self contained and next to the swimming pool. The upper gite has giant picture windows looking down the river. On the other side of the gardensare stone buildings. Some are used for storage but a large wing has been converted to provide two self contained suites. In the woodlands a fifth gite has been built providing more guest accommodation in a chalet with views across the grounds and down the river.

The current owners have completed a comprehensive renovation of this 17th century chateau including major infrastructure and
exterior envelope as well as all interiors and utilities. Investment has been made in the garden areas too. In the woodlands a luxury cabin has been constructed with outstanding viewing deck adjacent.

The grounds extend to 5.8 hectares and include a park with mature trees, shrubs, planters and a large enclosed swimming pool as well as a lily pond. Woodlands rise up a slope behind the Château affording incredible views from a deck constructed to take advantage of the view for entertaining. There are also some vines .

The property benefits from a riverside position, just ten minutes from St Emilion but within a short stroll of an excellent baker and first class restaurant. Bordeaux is approximately 40 minutes away, its international airport, almost one hour and the new high-speed train link to Paris takes two hours, offering excellent international connections. The airport at Bergerac can be reached in under an hour, with UK and other European connections.
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