Reception Rooms: 4
Land: 68 ha
Utterly charming Château for sale, in an idyllic secluded setting in the sought after Gers, within easy reach of the charming towns of Fleurance, Lectoure and St Car, yet protected by its domaine of 68 hectares and a 1.5 km private driveway, affording peace and privacy.
The elegant and comfortable country home has been carefully restored and maintained and has remained numerous features which combine to provide its unique character and appeal.
Steps lead up to the main entrance hall which is a spacious area with double doors to the front and the rear, a lovely period tiled floor and ornate cornicing and panelled walls. To the left is the Salon with attractive parquet floor in three colours, a large fireplace and panelling, overlooking the lawns to the front of the Chateau. On the right of the hall is the Dining room with beautiful parquet flooring and stained glass panels in the windows. To the rear is a large fitted kitchen with an Aga built into the fireplace and a dining area. There is also a cloakroom. The fourth door off the hallway leads to an inner vestibule with the oak spiral staircase with ornate metal balustrade to the upper floor. There is also a snug/ library with views to the rear and stairs down to a large office and adjacent a room with ensuite shower which could form another 1 bedroomed apartment. Next to the kitchen a door gives access to the basement which runs the length of the property and as well as the services, has a laundry room, a cellar and a small 1 bedroomed apartment at one end with doors out onto a courtyard.
First Floor: Oak floors and double doors give access to each of the six double bedrooms most of which are ensuite and all of which have been recently decorated. All the bedrooms benefit from open views. Some have fireplaces and some have built in wardrobes. at one end the doors open onto a formal terrace with extensive views over the park. At the other end, a door leads to a small wooden staircase to an extensive attic space which could be developed.
The chateau itself is double glazed and has an oiled fired central heating system with steel radiators as well as feature fireplaces in most rooms. It has a light and airy feel and an easy flow for entertaining.
To the rear there are two extensive outbuildings, one of which is used as a 7 bedroomed gite and part of the other as a 3 bedroomed apartment for the caretaker/ gardener with a huge workshop and 3 stables.
In the grounds there are 2 large fenced paddocks, a salt water swimming pool with terrace, a tennis court, vegetable garden as well as more formal gardens and lawns. A tree lined drive, 1.5 kms long from the road ensures privacy.
Additional jpg images available upon request. Possibility to acquire the estate with less land for a reduced amount.
This is an idyllic small estate offering everything you could possibly want to find, ensuring an idyllic existence away from the intrusions of the modern world, yet near enough to enjoy the numerous charming villages and towns in the region which is one of the most popular departments in South West France.