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(81) Tarn

Stunning early 19C Petit chateau for sale near Castres

€1,095,000

Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 5.8 ha

Reference: J2-2243
1,095,000
£ 965,024
$ 1,245,004

This charming early 19th Century 'petit chateau' for sale is set in its own magnificent park in a quiet situation yet near a lively village with all amenities. The house was built in 1810 has character and many original features and has been beautifully restored.
The Chateau offers about 500 m² living space on three levels.
Ground floor- 200 m²:
A large gate opens onto a courtyard with a fountain in the middle and a stylish stone staircase leads to the front door of the Chateau.
Entrance hall (21 m²) with cloakroom and WC. The hall leads to a reception room (18 m²) and to a further sitting room (39 m²) with a fireplace and wooden cupboards.
A formal dining room (30 m²) with another open fire place leads to a superb kitchen ( 27 m² )fully equipped (Poggenpohl) with a newly tiled floor and original fireplace.
All these rooms are South facing and have lovely views of the park; the kitchen opens to a West facing terrace also with wide views overlooking the park and the swimming pool. All the rooms have the original marble floors, marble fire places, wood panelling and doors with original sculptured door frames.
The kitchen of the main house is connected by a few steps to another large room ( 33 m² ) with a large open fire place and a wine cellar; in the past this was the main kitchen for the property but is now used as a billiard room. There is also a further room used as an office and a further hall and utility room.
A wooden staircase from this second entrance hall leads to a first floor attic of about 100 m² which is currently used for storage but could be transformed into another living area or apartment. A beautiful stone turning staircase leads to the first floor,

First floor With a living area of 150 m²
Bedroom 1( 38 m²) with en suite bathroom, shower, washbasin, WC
Bedroom 2 (15 m²) with open fire place
Bedroom 3( 21 m²) with open fire place
Bedroom 4(20 m²) with en-suite bathroom - shower, bath, 2 washbasins and WC. This is also used as family bathroom asit also has an entrance from the hall.
All floors still have their original oak parquet.

A wooden turning staircase leads to the second floor.

Second floor
With a further living area of 150 m²
Bedroom 5 (32 m²) with en suite bathroom
Bedroom 6 (43 m²) with sitting room and bathroom
Bedroom 7 (51 m²) with sitting area and bathroom.

Central heating-Oil system in the Chateau combined with solar heating for hot water. Windows and doors in the Chateau are all double glazed, except these on the second floor.


Caretakers house
Positioned opposite the manor house and with 108 m² habitable space
Ground floor: Sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and pantry.
First floor: about the same size as the ground floor but is currently only being used for storage. This could easily be restored and made in to another apartment.

Outbuildings
Beautiful stone tower of 100 m² on two levels, recently renovated, and with the possibility to create have a kitchen/sitting room on the ground floor and a bedroom with en suite bathroom on the first floor.
Stunning roof terrace overlooking the property and its grounds.
Large stone barns with about 400 m² of floor space currently used as storage and as a garage and playroom. All barns have been recently re roofed.
Carport for three cars.
Small shed currently used for the pony

Large swimming pool, 12 x 6.6 m, heated by solar panels, with spacious terraces.

Grounds
The gently sloping park is a total of 5.8 ha and is filled with a lovely selection of old trees, there is some woodland and lovely meadows suitable for horses. There is also a vegetable garden and an orchard with many fruit trees.
There is a well providing free water for watering the garden.

This property would make a luxurious private home or could be developed into a B&B, gites and conference rooms.