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(24) Dordogne

Charming moated Chateau for sale in idyllic setting.

€1,263,000

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 6.4 ha

Reference: C5-3722
1,263,000
£ 1,113,082
$ 1,436,018

Charming authentic moated Chateau for sale on the borders of Perigord and Charentes in an unblighted and delightful setting. Various outbuildings including a two bedroomed house, and a lovely swimming pool complete the ensemble.

A long avenue of lime trees leads from a quiet country road to the courtyard of this gorgeous Chateau where nothing can disturb the peace and tranquillity, nor marr the beauty of this meticulously maintained and preserved architectural gem. Only ten minutes away by car is a small town offering all shopping facilities and within 100kms is Bordeaux with its international airport and fast TGV to Paris.

The water filled moats are fed by a small stream and within the moated enclosure are two large and three small pavilions as well as a park and a swimming pool. a stone bridge gives access to the Castle which has about 265m2 of habitable space per level. There are a wealth of wonderful period features including wood panelling, fireplaces,, parquet and flagstone floors, and the character of the castle has been remarkably preserved.

Ground Floor: Entrance hall with a ‘pisé’ floor and a stone staircase with stone walls, Three reception rooms of 37, 39 and 47m2 , a large kitchen with scullery and W.C. to the rear. A wonderful boudoir with wood panelling and a corner cupboard and a study with original alcoves.

Half Landing: Above the study and W.C. is a beautiful bathroom with w.C.

First Floor: A well lit gallery gives access to seven bedrooms, two boudoirs, two dressing rooms, a bathroom and a W.C.

Second Floor: A vast attic above the entire building which could be converted.

Basement: There is a cellar under part of the Chateau.

Outbuildings include:

The East building
A second house of 4 rooms with two bathrooms and a W.C. It is heated with oil by a Viessmann boiler;
An old dwelling to restore of 4 rooms.
A room of 190sqm with a toilet and washbasin.

The West Building
This contains a room of 267sqm, a garage of 140sqm, a spa of 78sqm and an old press to restore.

The small East pavilion in the enclosure of the moat is a comfortable small house of 3 rooms with wood-burning heating.
The small West pavilion in the moat enclosure contains the boiler room of the castle.
The last small pavilion is not in use. Once upon a time it housed the ‘latrines’.

Condition/Amenities.
The Chateau is used as a main residence.
The tiled roof of the main body of the chateau appears to be in a serviceable condition. The tiles on the two towers are ’tired’.
Mains water. Septic tank. Single glazed. Oil fired central heating with a Viessmann boiler (2005) and with a plastic 2,500 litre tank.

Grounds:
The park of 6ha 40a (15,81 acres) is decorated with a small truffle patch, and a beautiful swimming pool 15x 8m surrounded by palm trees.