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(64) Pyrenees Atlantiques

Historic chateau for sale with Guest cottages

€1,200,000

Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 1.5 ha

Reference: E5-780
1,200,000
£ 1,057,560
$ 1,364,388

This impressive Historic Chateau for sale sits in exquisite landscaped grounds of 3.7 acres (1.5 hectares) with its former barn, now converted into two independent Guest Cottages and a triple Garage; a residential Pool House; a former Pigeonnier and an Ancient Forge. 
Historically the chateau, dating back to circa 1784 and has been classified as a "Demeure de Notable” on the Inventaire Général du Patrimoine Culturel.  The current owners have beautifully and sympathetically restored this historic building thus preserving its authenticity.

A sweeping driveway leads up through the formal gardens to the front of the Chateau where there are wide original stone steps leading from the gardens to its main entrance. 
A sweeping driveway leads up through the formal gardens to the front of the Chateau where there are wide original stone steps leading from the gardens to its main entrance. 

Ground floor-
The original staircase dominates the large entrance hall. 
Kitchen/Dining room-To the right of the hall. The room has bespoke fitted cupboards and granite worktops and lovely period features such as original fireplace, bread oven, stone evier and period height windows.
Conservatory-Double doors from the kitchen then lead into a conservatory. 
Dining room-To the left of the hall -with period height windows and a fireplace.  This room leads to the sitting room.
Summer sitting room with a wood burning stove set into a stone fireplace and triple aspect French doors leading onto the rear garden. 
Drawing room- the former winery now converted into a magnificent drawing room with double height vaulted ceiling and fireplace.
A guest cloakroom,
Utility and pantry.

First floor-
Master suite with a large roof terrace, en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes.
The Guest suite offers a further two double bedrooms and a shower room. 

Second floor-
The original staircase leads to the second floor, which has been fully insulated and boarded and could be converted easily into two further suites.
Septic tank
Partial double glazing

Outbuildings-
The former Barn has been converted into two beautifully appointed Guest Cottages each with an open plan living room and kitchen, two double bedrooms and a family bath room. 
In the centre of the barn, dividing these two cottages is a triple garage with toilet facilities.
The Pool House offers a third Guest Cottage with an open plan living room with fireplace and kitchen facilities; a double bedroom and a large shower room. 
An ancient Forge completes the ensemble and offers a wonderful opportunity to create further accommodation for guests or resident guardians
  
Grounds-
The rear gardens lead into a block of woodland with lovely shaded woodland paths. The heated, saltwater swimming Pool has been sympathetically landscaped to blend aesthetically into the rear garden with a gated wall to the rear.  A generous sized covered terrace offers ample space for a large table and comfortable seating at the poolside, where there is also a solar-heated shower. 

 
Situated in a small hamlet just 10 minutes from two popular market towns and 30 minutes from the beautiful historic city of Pau. 

Easy access onto the A65 connecting to Pau to the south and Bordeaux to the north, as well as linking onto the A64 to Biarritz and the Atlantic coast. 
Pau airport 30 minutes
Lourdes / Tarbes airport 40 minutes;
Toulouse and Bordeaux airports under 2 hours drive.

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