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(34) Herault

17th C. Bastide for sale, 2 houses & Vineyard Domain


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 8
Land: 62 ha

Reference: A6-LR45
£ 6,609,750
$ 8,527,425

This beautiful Bastide and vineyard domaine for sale is in the heart of the Herault, just 15 minutes from a motorway access and 10 minutes from an attractive market town. With a commanding position the domain benefits from panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and enjoys a particularly peaceful setting with no disturbances, whether visual or otherwise.

The Bastide:
The building dates from the beginning of the 17th century and provides approximately 800m2 of living space. It has been meticulously renovated in recent years and offers beautifully sunlit rooms, vaulted ceilings, a large kitchen, 8 bedrooms with bathrooms, and in the converted dovecote, a billiard room with cigar room. It overlooks an attractive shaded park with swimming pool and pool house.

Two other houses:
The property has two further residences. The first has been fully renovated and provides housing for caretakers. It overlooks a large courtyard with a central fountain from where the winery, shop and out buildings are accessed. The second is a large house that stands apart from the outbuildings and requires full renovation.

The Winery:
The winery has been built partly below ground and forms a long alley of magnificent old wooden foudres, as well as modern tanks in relined cement and stainless steel. The winery is well equipped with temperature control, pneumatic press, de-stemmer, pumps. The annual yield averages approx. 3 000hl, or a potential of 400 000 bottles.

Numerous hangars and sheds complete the outbuildings, with a large sales room in a converted stable. The sales room is particularly charming and agreeably well lit. On the floor above the sales room is a large air- conditioned room for seminars with a professional tasting room.

The VIneyard;
The domain is spread over 62 ha, 43 hectares of which is vineyard planted for the greater part with noble varieties. The vines are well maintained and farmed using ecologically-friendly techniques (“lutte raisonée”).
The entire production is sold in bottle providing a turnover of approximately 650 000 euros.

Price Guide: 7 500 000 euros net vendor, stock and standing crop to be added.
Success fees of 5% net of VAT and legal fees to be added.