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(40) Landes

Charming 17th C. Chateau for sale with period features.


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 3 ha

Reference: E9-MS1015
£ 1,027,596
$ 1,325,730

This delightful Chateau for sale near Hagetmau, built in the late 17th Century, has remained in the same family for almost 300 years . Since 2006 it has undergone a sympathetic renovation, yet retaining its character and period features including a beautiful wooden staircase, chestnut panelling, feature fireplaces, original tiled floors The Castle has been rewired and a new central heating boiler installed..

Now a comfortable family house with eight bedrooms as well as a two bedroom guest cottage in the charming former pigeonnier, the property has great charm and is well presented. The rooms flow easily and the surrounding grounds consist of 3 hectares of well tended woodland and informal grass areas immediately around the house. A salt water swimming pool and several terraces complete the ensemble giving a lovely outlook over the surrounding countryside. At the end of a long private drive a few kms from a pretty village and a few more to large towns offering a range of supermarkets, banks, post offices, as well as smaller shops, boutiques and a weekly market.

Ground Floor: Entrance hall with original black and white tiled floor. Pretty 17th century turning wooden staircase with wooden banisters . Main Salon, 28m2 with parquet floor, chestnut half panelled walls, a fireplace with wooden mantelpiece, wood burning stove and elegant overmantel mirror. Adjoining round tower. A large dining room,32m2, with beautiful chestnut wood panelling and carved wooden fireplace and terracotta floor tiles,, a small Salon, also half panelled, a library 17m2, a country style dining kitchen, 26m2, offices and utility rooms.

Upstairs there are eight individually styled bedrooms, (18 m², 23 m², 25 m², 25 m² ) five with ensuite facilities making it ideal as an upmarket Chambre d’Hôtes. (four bathrooms and one shower room).

The nearest airport is 60 minutes away as is the beach.. Hospital and secondary school, 25 minutes, tennis, sports centre and shops are 10 minutes drive away.

The Chalosse area which surrounds the Chateau is about 1 hour from the unspoilt beaches of the Landes and 90 minutes from the ski slopes of the Pyrénées.30 minutes away is Eugenie les Bains with its Michelin star restaurant, spa and golf course. This area is rich in culture and history with plenty of attractions for holidaymakers and locals. The city of Pau with its imposing Castle, race course, shops and restaurants, is 40 minutes away and its airport offers 9 flights a day to Paris. The international airports of Toulouse and Bordeaux can be reached easily via the autoroutes which are less than 30 minutes away and Pau and Dax have TGV stations.