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(64) Pyrenees Atlantiques

Especially pretty & versatile Chateau for sale


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 3.7 ha

Reference: E5-700
£ 749,105
$ 966,442

Particularly pretty Chateau for sale with 480m2 of restored living space which has retained its authenticity and character. Combined with its caretaker’s house, barns with planning permission and a charming park of 3.7 hectares it is ideally suited to hosting a business venture or becoming a delightful family residence. Built in 1680 as the Fiefdom for a local Seigneur, it combines light symmetrical architecture with an attractive interior layout. The rooms are intercommunicating and flow easily with original baroque doors and they are well lit making the living space elegant and appealing.

The accommodation comprises;
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, three attractive reception rooms with waxed parquet floors and French doors onto the exterior terrace, a cosy dining room and a large formal dining room with an impressive original stone fireplace. Cloakroom and W.C. All rooms have been renovated and retain their original cachet. 
An impressive staircase with decorative cast iron bannister leads to the
First floor  light and elegantly proportioned bedrooms, an art deco inspired bathroom and a Jack and Jill shower room with WC. The original ‘coeur de pin’ floors, large panelled windows overlooking sweeping lawns and hand crafted Baroque cupboards are still be found in the Chateau. A second staircase, this time in carved wood, takes one to
Second floor a further four bedrooms and two shower rooms with WC.
Third floor In addition, the attic offers a further 80m² of convertible space.

Grounds. This extremely well maintained park of 3,7 hectares is planted with 200 year old plane trees, bright magnolias and classic rose beds, a wood, and there is a winery of 500m² that has been granted planning permission for conversion into 4 apartments, a guardians house, an orangery, a further separate bar, a double garage and a well.
The owners renovated the main property from 2003 on. The upgraded electrics, plumbing, roof, central heating and wood framed double glazed windows have brought this historic property up to modern standards without compromising its character, providing a warm and comfortable living environment. Some final touches remain to do such as freshening up the interior paintwork, but overall it is a very well maintained property with great appeal.
Less than 20 minutes from the Bordeaux / Pau motorway exchange, this estate offers tremendous potential for business ventures, from wedding receptions, hotellry, restaurant, B&B and Gites or simply to provide a lovely family home for large families. 
10 minutes to the desirable market town of Peyrehoade, 20 minutes Salies de Béarn and less than 30 minutes from the roman spa town of Dax with direct fast rail to Paris. The Landaise beaches can be reached within 40 minutes and 90 minutes to the mountains.
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