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(24) Dordogne

Turnkey 18th C. Chateau for sale with Hobby Vineyard

€1,975,000

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 11 ha

Reference: E9-DA1034R
1,975,000
£ 1,740,568
$ 2,245,555

A turnkey 18th C. chateau for sale, recently renovated to a high standard and offering the possibility to benefit from a peaceful and tranquil rural lifestyle in elegant surroundings. Originally built in 1741, the Chateau has its own listed Chapel, in good condition, as well as a caretaker’s cottage. The 11 hectare estate includes a vineyard of 1.89 hectares planted recently. Just 10 minutes from Bergerac and 1 hour from Bordeaux there is a village with shops only a few minutes away. Panoramic valley views.

The main Chartreuse The Chateau can be divided in two, as each side has a separate entrance and kitchen, offering privacy for guests or staff. The main kitchen is well appointed with modern appliances and exposed oak beams. A ground floor bedroom and lift to the first floor,(requiring an electrical connection) provide flexible access and accommodation. Overall the Chartreuse has five bedrooms and five bathrooms.

The fireplaces have been restored and beautiful flooring has been laid throughout, consisting of a combination of original stone, new stone and original timber.

On the first floor : There are two main bedrooms with a dressing room and bathroom and a lovely outlook over the grounds.

The Wings: The two ‘wings’ of around 600m2 consist of various workshops, unrenovated barns and garages. They offer the possibility to provide further accommodation, or would lend themselves to a variety of commercial activities. They could become a wine-making area or even provide an indoor pool

Caretaker’s House; This has been modernised and has a large kitchen diner, two bedrooms and a bathroom

The house has been rewired, replumbed and drainage is all up to EU normes. The oil fired central heating system is also new.

Grounds:
The estate extends to 11 hectares mainly laid to lawn with some mature trees. There is a rectangular pond area which would make an ideal site for an external pool.

Vineyard
The vineyard of 1.89 hectares has been recently planted (three years ago). One parcel for red wine has been planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet France and Merlot. The white wine section offers Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris. The density throughout is 7000 plants per hectare.

Amenities: Double glazing, electric gate, Lift. Double Glazing. Oil Fired C.H. High quality renovation.

Situation:
The nearest village, a couple of minutes drive away, and has a small supermarket, bar and school. Bergerac is 20 minutes’ away and has an airport and a bi-lingual school offering French and UK curriculums. The Unesco city of Bordeaux, with its international airport and TGV connection to Paris is one hour away by car.