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(34) Herault

Italianate Manoir and Vineyard for sale near Montpellier.

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Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 42 ha

Reference: K1-1931LR
£ 2,428,863
$ 3,133,544

This vineyard property for sale, only 25 minutes from the centre of Montpellier, offers a particularly enjoyable lifestyle, with its attractive contiguous grounds.The manor house, set in private grounds, is separate from the work unit. The proximity of the motorway and Montpellier airport make the property particularly easy to reach.

The vineyard:
The 21.6 ha vineyard is entirely classed as AOC. The majority of the fields are found on alluvial river stones, comparable to those of Châteauneuf du Pape, which allows the production of a range of premium wines.
Grape Varieties: Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre represent 70 % of the AOC varietal mix. The remaining vineyard is planted with Muscat à Petit Grain (AOP Muscat de Lunel). One part of the vineyard will need to be progressively replanted : 75% of the vines are more than 30 years old.
Average harvest of 700 hl per year, i.e. 90 000 bottles.

The early 20th century manor house built by italian artisans in the florentine tradition offers approximately 540 m² of living area with 15 rooms in the middle of wooded grounds of 1.7 ha with a swimming pool needing to be refurbished.
Ground floor: 1 large hall, 1 study, 1 dining room, 1 living room, 1 kitchen, 1 utility room.
First floor: 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Second floor: 4 large rooms and vast terrace.
The house has retained its period features: balustrades, tiles and staircases.
Basement: A wine-cellar
This magnificent house has huge potential after some updating and refurbishmant.

The Winery:
The winery covers 835 m² and is properly equipped for the vinification and storage of the wines in good condition (bottles and bulk). One part of it is currently not needed ; it could be converted into a barrel cellar or as an extension of the vinification area.

The property also includes two hangars : the first over more than 270 m² for the storage of agricultural machinery and the second of 160 m². A further building of 490 m², on two levels could be developed for gites or extra guest rooms.
The wine shop and office are in a building of 330 m² at the entrance to the estate. Above the shop there is a 1st floor apartment currently used by seasonal workers.

Full farm machinery with machine harvester. Part of it will need to be renewed.

One full-time employee, and one employee from January to mid July.

Bottle sales for one part, mostly in France, the remaining in bulk. Sales at the winery.
Turnover of about 220 K€ / a year.

2 756 000 Euros agency fees included. 2 600 000 € agency fees excluded. Agency fees of 6% including VAT at the buyer’s expense. Stocks and standing crop to be added. Legal costs to be added.

This property offers huge potential to further develop