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Fine Napoleon III Chateau for sale - equestrian potential


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 12 ha

Reference: E5-759
£ 1,013,495
$ 1,307,539

Handsome Napoleon III Chateau for sale, just 1 hour 30 minutes from Bordeaux international airport . The property has six spacious bedrooms and 1,000m2 of stone outbuildings offering tremendous potential to develop a thriving business venture or equestrian project as 10 hectares of the 12 hectares are flat fenced paddocks. Less than an hour from Pau racecourse which features an annual major international competition, the 'Concours complet 5 étoiles'.

The living accommodation in the Chateau extends to approximately 400m² and is arranged over two floors.

The Ground floor
A central corridor off which are :-
4 reception rooms, each with fabulous original fireplaces and decorative ceiling plaster work.
Two kitchens
Shower room, WC and Utility room.

First floor
An original glass panelled art room.
6 bedrooms two with en-suite bathrooms and one with a dressing room.
Library, (30 m2)
An extra WC
Two storage rooms 12m2 and 5m2

Second floor-
Access to the immense roof space and former staff bedrooms offering potential for additional accommodation.

The roof was replaced in 1997.
Central heating – recently fitted Wood Pellet Central heating system (stocking capacity of 8 tonnes)
Septic tank
The Chateau appears to be in good order but would benefit from some interior refurbishment.

Several large stone outbuildings in an attractive U shape consist of a former wine press, two stables, a workshop and garage. These offer potential to be developed into reception venues for a hospitality project or could be developed for an equestrian project. 

The grounds
2 Ha of gardens with mature trees, a decorative pond and a lovely south facing terrace shaded by the wisteria which covers it.
The remaining flat 10 Ha of fenced paddocks are to the rear of the property and would be ideal for any equestrian project.

Access / In the area:
Nogaro- 10 mins - famous Race Car Circuit and Historical Race Car Festival
Light Aircraft airstrip- 15 mins at the Nogaro circuit and the Aire sur l'Adour Aviation Club Marciac- 35 mins- pretty town which is a mecca for Jazz enthusiasts with its annual international festival.
Aire sur l'Adour- 15 mins away with a lively bi-weekly market and UNESCO heritage church.
Easy access to the A65 linking it directly to both Pau and Bordeaux.
Ski slopes and the Atlantic coast both accessible within 90 minutes.
Bordeaux International Airport- 1 hour 30 mins