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Splendid 13th C.Castle for sale nr Figeac. Panoramic view

€2,800,000

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 8
Land: 8 ha

Reference: J4-1605
2,800,000
£ 2,467,640
$ 3,183,572

Superb 13th C. Chateau for sale, at the summit of the village overlooking its beautiful walled gardens, terraces and surrounding pretty rolling countryside. It consists of a square Keep connected to a tower with machicolations. The main building holds the reception rooms and most bedrooms. Enormous commercial potential with numerous outbuildings. Well maintained, it has retained its traditional atmosphere. Lovely gates into the grounds. An impressive porch to the courtyard & terrace with magnificent panoramic views. Guard room used as boot room, pantry and storage room.

Ground Floor: Stone steps on the east of courtyard lead to the main hall with flagstone floor and spiral staircase with beautiful Louis XIII stone balusters. Vaulted central hall off which is the vaulted Dining room with a window in an old monumental fireplace. Flagstone floor. Fitted Kitchen with stone monumental fireplace Good work tops and cupboards, Portuguese tiles and a hood over a Falcon stove. French ceiling and tomette tile sand access to the Vault. Main Salon with Neoclassical fireplace, walnut parquet, exposed beams and white painted walls. Ground floor Bedroom with 18th C. wooden fireplace, walnut parquet & adjoining bathroom & sep.W.C. Corridor to magnificent room, Salle des États, 10 x 11 metres with ceiling height of 9 metres. Perfect for receptions, seminars, weddings et. Fine gothic fireplace,15th C. legs. Walnut parquet and half height wood panelling with painted walls.

First Floor: Salon with gallery with wooden balusters on two sides. Splendid French Renaissance painted ceiling. Access to central hall and a separate hall with access to courtyard. A spiral staircase leads to the gallery above the Salles Des États. From a large vaulted space stone stairs lead to the upper floors of the Keep and underneath is a rainwater tank. On the first floor are six bedrooms, all with parquet and fireplaces, and a children's bedroom, and three bathrooms and three separate W.C.s.

Second Floor Three further bedrooms and two further bathrooms and two W.C.'s
Large attics over the rest of the main building including a 'Chambre Blanche' which could be converted with a gothic arch and exposed woodwork.

West Wing: Tidy workshop on ground floor. Large terrace on site of original Chapel

Outbuildings:
Caretaker's house with living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom- used as a Gite
Laundry
Guest house with Living, Kitchen/dining room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Has its own swimming pool and garden with fruit trees.
Shed suitable for housing several cars.

Grounds
The Chateau and its outbuildings are surrounded by superb gardens beautifully designed but their English owners, very well maintained and walled with two stone gateways with wrought iron gates. To the south east are rows of 100 year old Limes. To the West, lovely rose gardens and an orchard with several species of fruit trees.
Swimming pool with pool house, kitchenette and W.C.
Several large meadows which are unencumbered. The total area of the land is approximately 8 hectares and is uninterrupted.

The Tower and the Keep of the Chateau are listed as Monument Historique. There is no obligation to open the property for visits but this listing gives the possibility of grants and tax advantages for those whose tax domicile is in France. The charming village is situated some 8 kms south west of Figeac. Paris is 573 kms with easy access by the A20. Toulouse is about 170 kms or 2 hours 30 minutes.

N.B. The possibility exists to purchase an additional 2 bedroomed property separately for a further 200,000 Euros which is set at the top of the hill at the end of a small path and has a living/dining room, two bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms and a sep. W.C. There is a private garden with a swimming pool, partially enclosed by stone walls. With magnificent views and totally independent. Used for season lets.

Full details available upon request.