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(24) Dordogne

12th C. Chateau for sale - spectacular views nr Sarlat.


Reception Rooms: 2
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 9.25 ha

Reference: E9-KP1043
£ 880,419
$ 1,135,853

Beautiful 12th C. Chateau for sale, perched on a hilltop with a commanding view of the Dordogne countryside, just outside Sarlat and in the much sought after golden triangle of that region. With a wealth of original features the living accommodation in this historic fortress is spread over four floors, due to its original as a watch tower.

Ground Floor: A period wooden door opens into the hill which has stone floors and exposed stone walls. To the right is a newly equipped kitchen with two doors opening onto the south facing terrace with stunning views and a pretty wrought iron pergola to provide shade. The kitchen also has stone floors and walls and wooden beams and has a professional “La Cornue’ gas range. Laundry. Utility room. W.C.

First Floor: The beautiful original stone staircase leads to the first floor with an original stone sink on the landing and a wonderfully luminous living room with four large windows facing South onto the view. There is a stone fireplace with a wood burner and original stone sink.

Second Floor: The stone staircase continues to a beautifully light master bedroom, again with four large windows facing the views which are even more impressive from the top floor. Exposed stone walls, a parquet floor and an ensuite bathroom.

Third Floor: Recently renovated and offers two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Guest Apartment: Below the chateau is an independent guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private terrace.

Guest House: The terrace outside the guest bedroom leads to the two storey Guest House with a large terrace, offering on the ground floor a kitchen, large living room with exposed beams, terracotta floor, exposed stone walls and a stone fireplace and wood-stove, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. On the first floor there are 2 further bedrooms and a bathroom. This is currently very successfully rented as a gîte.

Grounds: The property sits in 9.2 hectares of land including meadow and woodland. A very large pool and pool house to complete the ensemble.

This turnkey Castle benefits from a great location in the hills just 5 minutes from Sarlat and near all the attractions of the Perigord Noir. 1 hour from Bergerac airport, 2h20 from Bordeaux airport, 2h10 from Toulouse airport.