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(82) Tarn et Garonne

Superb Castle for sale - dry moats - outstanding views

€880,000

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 15
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 10 ha

Reference: F1-506
880,000
£ 775,544
$ 1,000,551

Historic listed ISMH Chateau for sale, originally built between the 15th and 16th centuries by a member of the court of Louis XI on the site of an even older Castle dating from the end of the 14th century. Largely rebuilt during the 16th century. Over the 16th and 17th centuries several Kings and bishops stayed in this wonderful place. During the 17th century it was adapted and redesigned.

The Castle which has 1,000m2 of space, consists of two wings set around a courtyard with four towers, one at each corner. The towers had their crowns removed during the revolution to the base of the machicolations.

An enchanting dry moat encircles the property. An impressive bridge over the moats leads between the two towers that are the remnants of the ancient Châtelet and leads to a pretty arched porch into the courtyard and the main entrance.

Ground Floor:
A large entrance hall with a stone staircase. The Main reception room of 110m2. Further living rooms of 31 and 45m2, a dining room of 44m2, Kitchen, 30m2 approx, Five large bedrooms, two of 37m2, 26m2, 24m2 and 14m2 respectively. Two bathrooms. Ceilings with some marvellous 16 and 17th century paintings.

First Floor: In need of total internal renovation with a total surface area in excess of 500m2. Monumental fireplaces. A Chapel which features amazing 15th century murals which are also listed.

Independent reception area, totally renovated, comprising a magnificent vaulted room of about 200m2 and a professional kitchen with W.C.s of disabled standards as well as independent access. There is capacity for up to 200 people, ideal for events or wedding receptions as a source of income.

Caretaker’s house: Living room/kitchen, three bedrooms, a shower room and W.C.
Garages and various outbuildings

Condition: This superb historic building is still in need of considerable TLC and substantial renovation. The roofs were renewed in 2005 and are reviewed every two years. Septic tank installed to EU Normes in 2020.

Grounds:
10 hectares of grounds, mainly wooded apart from the magnificent dry moats, the courtyard and the lawned areas surrounding the chateau, and for a field near the entrance gate. Two wells.

Exceptional extensive views from the commanding position of this historic fortress. Unique opportunity.