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(17) Charente Maritime

17th C. Castle for sale, 2 Guest Houses, 3 pools. Tourism!


Reception Rooms: 7
Bedrooms: 20
Bathrooms: 15
Land: 3.77 ha

Reference: P4-14388
£ 1,373,065
$ 1,771,430

Gorgeous 17th C. Chateau for sale with ruins of a romanesque Chapel and two guest houses as well as a reception room and apartment. With origins dating back to the 12th century and the remains of a 13th century Romanesque Chapel, the construction of the present day Chateau began in the 1600’s and included some materials from an earlier house and various rare features including leather wall coverings and an unusual wood burner in the main Salon. Once one of the largest private Cognac producers the property has been modified and now offers an extensive amount of accommodation in three main areas, suitable for large groups or extended families or ideal for some form of commercial venture, whether family anniversary receptions, conferences, weddings or as a boutique hotel.

The accommodation includes 550m2 of habitable surface area on two levels with a private apartment of 60m2, two independent substantial letting cottages of 300 and 610m3 respectively, a reception room of 180m2 with the possibility of creating a professional kitchen, outbuildings including a Barn to restore of 180m2, a 13th century Chapel and three swimming pools, the largest of which is 15 x 6 metres, set in 3 hectares 77 of park. This lovely property has the capacity for 38 – 42 people.

The Chateau.
With a large balustraded South facing terrace the whole length of the Chateau, and to one side, a large swimming pool 15 x 6 metres,
the accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor:
Large entrance hall with walls covered with ancient leather,
Billiard room with fireplace,
Dining room ,
Main salon with a magnificent original stove and French coffered ceiling. A kitchen,
Bedroom with shower room and W.C.
Shower room, and W.C.

First Floor:
Seven further bedrooms, four of which with shower rooms/W.C., one with Bathroom/W.C.
Two further shower rooms/W.C.

Oil fired central heating.

First letting property 300m2. With its own swimming pool and completely independent.
Ground Floor: Salon, Dining room/kitchen, store room,
Two bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and two W.C.’s
First Floor: Two large bedrooms, one of which with shower room/W.C. and one with bathroom/W.C.
Two further bedrooms.
Gas fired central heating.

Second Letting property of 210m2 with its own swimming pool and completely independent.
Ground Floor: Salon/kitchen with stone floor, store room two bedrooms, one bathroom/W.C.
First Floor: Three bedrooms, shower room/w.c., shower room and 1 W.C.

Apartment: 60m2. Built above an office and a boutique.
Salon, bedroom and kitchen.

Reception room. 180m2. With parquet floor ( possibility to create a professional kitchen). Three W.C.’s.
Electric heating and private access.

The other outbuildings consist of a barn to restore of 180m2, the ruins of a 13th Century consecrated chapel, and some grottoes.

Located one hour to the north of Bordeaux, 25 kms from Cognac, 30 minutes from Royan and 45 minutes from La Rochelle. The nearest shops are just 5 kms away. The coast is just 25 minutes away. Considerable tourism potential.
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