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Fabulous 17-19th C chateau for sale

Reference: J2-2479

French Castle For Sale - Occitanie - Herault (34) - France

Exceptional 17-19th C Chateau, with large vaulted reception room, orangery, caretaker's flat, swimming pool, garage. Delightful park with pool and fountain, river, meadow and woods. Commercial opportunity for events such as retreats, seminars, weddings, gites, B&B and restaurant

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 15.4 ha
Ref: J2-2479
Price € 3,990,000
Price £ 3,649,653
Price $ 4,527,054

Exceptional property with beautiful 17th century Chateau, 490m2 with all the authentic elements, 3 suites and 3 bedrooms, good size rooms, stone house with 9 en suite bedrooms and large vaulted reception room, 480m2, DPE A, glass roof, orangery, caretaker's flat, swimming pool, garage and basement 150m2, delightful park with pool and fountain, beautiful driveway, 15. 4ha of land crossed by a river, meadow and wood, commercial opportunity for quality events such as retreats, seminars, weddings, gites, B&B and restaurant or a prestigious residence Exclusive

This unique property with a 17th century Chateau, remodeled in the 19th century, is located in the greater Montpellier area, Languedoc Roussillon. The entrance is via a majestic entrance gate, then the beautiful driveway leads to the Château, which is surrounded by a lush park with two hundred year old trees. There are fields and woods for a total of 15ha. Water is omnipresent, with a pretty pool in front of the Château fed by a spring and enhanced by a fountain, as well as a water channel that crosses the property. At the edge of the park, the estate is crossed by a river with a weir that offers a spectacle all year round. Even though the Château is located in the countryside, all the infrastructures and the Mediterranean Sea are accessible in less than an hour.

From the Château, which has retained all its charm, there is an exceptional view of the park with its heated pool and the surrounding landscape. The Château offers on the ground floor beautiful living rooms, a bar, a dining room, a billiard room and a large glass roof. You will find original parquet and terrazzo floors, beautiful fireplaces, woodwork, beautiful double doors with original locks, etc.

On the 1st and 2nd floor there are 3 spacious and bright suites with air conditioning and 3 en suite bedrooms with terracotta floors and fireplaces.

The atmosphere of history and authenticity is in harmony with a contemporary lifestyle. The spacious reception rooms give access to the outside terraces, depending on the desire, sun or shade, covered or open air and of course the beautiful pool area.

Outbuildings-
In a separate stone building, there is a reception area on the ground floor and 9 en-suite bedrooms above, 2 of which are accessible by a lift for disabled guests.
The former sheepfold is now the beautiful vaulted reception room with an adjoining breakfast room or restaurant.
The whole building is approved for 110 people seated. The building has been recently renovated with good insulation, new aluminium double glazed windows with thermal break and PVC windows and underfloor heating on the ground floor and air conditioning, on the first floor the windows are PVC double glazed and the rooms are equipped with modern electric convectors.
Thanks to these renovations the energy label is A, which is quite exceptional for an old building. In addition, there are all the other rooms needed for receptions such as several WCs, a catering room, etc.

Other outbuildings
A caretaker's flat to be refurbished
Orangery 50m2 to renovate
Garage 60m2
Basement under the Château 150m2

Land
The 15,4ha land is composed of a long driveway, a beautiful park, meadows, a large parking area, woods and a sloping part that has not been cultivated for a long time. The park has beautiful two hundred year old trees such as plane trees, redwoods, palms, cedars, magnolias, chestnut trees and other precious trees. All the different water flows from several sources, which is rare and precious nowadays, make the property truly unique. There is a lake with a spring fed fountain contributing to the bucolic atmosphere of the property. A large heated swimming pool with a surrounding terrace is next door.

There is also a stream which runs alongside the driveway and buildings. The river runs through the property for at least 500m in length, in which large trout can be seen, proof that the water is clean, and in the vicinity various species of birds. In addition, there is a watering system fed by a borehole.

State of the property
The Chateau has been extensively restored, offering all the authentic features, and is in stunning condition. There is oil fired central heating throughout and the 3 suites offer additional air conditioning for hot weather. Only the kitchen and the top floor need to be refreshed. The ECD is D under the new stricter system.
The stone house is in excellent condition and offers all the comforts, hence the ECD label of A.

Comments
This Chateau is a little jewel hidden in another unexpected and yet easily accessible world. This property is ideal for a commercial activity with a huge potential or could be just used as a family home.

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