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(24) Dordogne

Luxurious estate. Chateau for sale - 7 cottages & 2 Pools

€4,490,000

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 24
Bathrooms: 24
Land: 22 ha

Reference: E9-DA1032
4,490,000
£ 3,957,037
$ 5,105,085

Luxury estate with 12/18/20th C. Chateau for sale which has been tastefully restored with great attention to detail and retaining a number of period features including exposed beams and stonework. With 24 bedrooms overall the Chateau has seven guest cottages, one of which has an indoor pool, and there is a enclosed heated swimming pool and tennis court. Within walking distance of all amenities, the property is nonetheless wonderfully private and peaceful. A sweeping tree lined driveway leads up to the Chateau but there is also a private footpath which provides easy access to the village.

Ideal for a hospitality or commercial project, this lovely property could equally be a fabulous family home and has the additional possibility of creating a hobby vineyard. ( 9 hectares of the land would be optimal for planting some vines and one of the buildings has already been converted to create a winemaking Chai). One of the most respected bi-lingual schools in the region is only 25 minutes away and there are international connections within easy reach at both the international airports of Bergerac and Bordeaux

Chateau: The origins of this beautiful castle date back to 1350 with modifications in the 1700s, 1906 and most recently with many improvements,  including the plumbing and electric which have all been renewed in the past five years. A wealth of original features remain including fireplaces, oak beams and stonework. With 800m2 the accommodation comprises:-

Ground Floor;
An imposing front entrance leads into an impressive entrance hall with a solid wooden staircase. Two attractive salons, a dining room and library all enjoy views of the valley and the local village.  Two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Modern kitchen with a fireplace with wood burning stove, a range style cooker and a central island.

Cellar: There are both oil fired and wood burning central heating boilers. A further room is ripe for development as a wine cellar.

First Floor: Eight further bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Amenities: Septic tank,
Oil fired mixed central heating. Individual hot water tank.  
Property tax. 5,000 Euros p.a.
Consumption D211   Emmissions D24

Letting Cottages; Seven gites all with individual style and character. Varying in sizes there are are 1 x 3 bed, 4 x 2 bed, and 2 x 1 bed units. One of the Gites even has an indoor pool (approx 8 x 2.5 metres)
In addition there a rather charming quirky bedroom in a Pigeonnier.  

Grounds; A tree lined driveway sweeps up to the Chateau and a private footpath leads down to the village. With a total of about 22 hectares ( 54 acres) the estate consists of pretty gardens, meadow and woodland. 9 hectares could easily be planted with vines. The Chai that has been created would give any would-be vigneron a good start. There are a couple of stables for horse lovers and a machinery shed shelters the tractors and farm equipment.
Tennis Court.
Swimming Pool: The heated pool is 15 x 6 metres with an enclosed terrace providing a superb spot to relax and unwind in the sunshine.  There is a summer kitchen for al fresco dining. 

The local village has a variety of restaurants and shops and the nearby town of Bergerac offers larger supermarkets, an airport and a train station. 

N.B. Upon receipt of a signed Non disclosure agreement and proof of funds, a full brochure can be sent to prospective purchasers.