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(47) Lot et Garonne

Outstanding LIsted Château & Estate for sale.

€2,150,000

Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 23
Bathrooms: 13
Land: 33 ha

Reference: C5-3522
2,150,000
£ 1,894,795
$ 2,444,529

Impressive Château surrounded by dry moats and set in the middle of a 33 hectare estate. Built in a ‘U’ shape, the first fortified building here dated from the 11th century. The countryside is gently rolling and there is a pretty little town with all shops and facilities just 5 kms away. Further on is the vast forest of the Landes. An imposing avenue of majestic plane trees leads to the Chateau. With a central body flanked by two wings, each embellished with two towers, the Courtyard faces south west and the left wing has an open gallery. The living area is of approximately 1,100m2.

The Central body. A majestic entrance with a wide staircase gives access to this wing. The garden level floor has a vaulted dining room, a remarkable kitchen with pantry, storage room, boiler room and vaulted cellars.
Elevated Ground Floor: Oak floored dining room 52m2, with point de hongrie parquet, wood panelling,trumeaux and painted ceilings. A remarkable tiled stove heats this room and also serves as a plate warmer. Beyond, a large Salon (62 sq. m.), triple aspect, richly decorated with oak parquet floors, wood panelling, a painted coffered ceiling and an oak fireplace finely carved depicting hunting. From here there is access to the gallery and a large bedroom also beautiful decorated. A smoking room. A W.C. On the other side of the staircase, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a small kitchen, and a nice laundry room.

First Floor: 8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 small bathrooms. W.C..

Attic above, possibly suitable for conversion.

The right wing: Raised on vaulted stone cellars.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall with staircase, small kitchen, salon, dining room, chapel with small sacristy.
First Floor: 4 bedrooms, 3 bath or shower rooms, and in the tower, a beautiful library.
Second floor: 6 bedrooms with mansarded ceilings, 2 bathrooms and a W.C.

Outbuildings: These include:
Two secondary houses, former stables, kennels, barns, garages and sheds.

Grounds:The chateau is surrounded by a 33 hectare ( 81 acre) estate approximately. Substantial meadows and unencumbered land make up the bulk of the estate.
A tennis court and a swimming pool complete it.

The property has remained in the same family for many generations. It has been carefully maintained, however some updating to modern levels of comfort should be envisaged.

Amenities:
Oil fired C.H. with a Viesmann and De Dietrich boiler.
Septic tank
Well water - supplied from the nearby forest.