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Gorgeous 16/18th C. Chartreuse for sale - estate & lake


Reception Rooms: 7
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 140 ha

Reference: F1-504
£ 3,525,200
$ 4,547,960

This exceptional country estate comprises a Chartreuse, dating from the XIIth Century with a tower dating from the XVIth Century, built on the ruins of a roman villa, in an idyllic setting in the midst of a haven of greenery and water consisting of an estate of 177 hectares including a magnificent lake of 2.5 hectares, a stream and a lily pond, parkland, pasture and woodland. A drive of over 2 kms lined with mature trees leads to the property ensuring total privacy and seclusion. This property originally belonged to the Counts of Foix and then the Armagnac family. Rare opportunity to acquire beautiful private estate within 1 hour of Toulouse with its international airport. This property originally belonged to the Counts of Foix and then the Armagnac family. The domaine is planted with a variety of trees.

Ground Floor; Light spacious Kitchen/dining room, 7 x 11 metres with professional equipment. Large extractor fan, two ovens, american fridge, vegetable rack and quality fixtures and fittings. Breakfast room, 40m2, with large fireplace and Portuguese wall tiles. Staircase. Large dining room, 80m2 with mezzanine and staircase. Leading through from the dining room is the Indoor heated pool, 9 x 4.5 metres ( with heating pump). Three W.C.’s & two basins. Staircase to the Mezzanine level from Dining room.

Lower ground floor; Entrance hall from the internal courtyard. Two bedrooms, one with basin, bidet W.C. and space for a shower. Sep. W.C. Sep. washroom with double basin, W.C. and shower. Wine Cellar/telephone system room ( 3 lines and 11 points). Linen room. Cold room. Kitchen, Dining room/hall, Living room. Ideal caretaker’s apartment.

First floor; A bright Hall with double aspect and glazed doors from the stone perron on the garden side. Large Salon with double aspect and fireplace, two guest bedrooms with shared shower room . Small salon. Staircase leading up to:

Second Floor: Four children’s’ bedrooms, Bathroom with bath, bidet, basin and W.C. Sep W.C. Sep Bathroom. Playroom. Stairs up from small salon to a further salon, intercommunicating with double bedroom and ensuite bathroom. Dressing room with cupboards on both walls leads through to an office with fireplace and in turn to a mezzanine study area with exposed beams and staircase to the ground floor and dining room. Beyond the mezzanine, steps lead down to a further study/dining room with picture windows and through to a salon with stone fireplace and double aspect picture windows Steps up to the bedroom area. Pretty modern terracotta floor tiles. Large Ensuite bathroom with round jacuzzi bath, two sep. basins, shower and W.C. 2/...

Outbuildings;Two storage buildings on the opposite side of the courtyard. There are a variety of outbuildings including stables and a 3 bedroomed house just behind the main house which is currently let.

Amenities; High standard of modern comforts including oil fired central heating, a ventilation system. The property is in very good condition. 1,200m2 habitable space with 20 main rooms.

Grounds; Immediately surrounding the Chartreuse is park, pasture and mature woodland. Wonderful game reserve with duck, deer, wild boar and large game. Magnificent 2.5 Ha lake.

Comments; Extremely prestigious and beautiful estate. Rare opportunity within 1 hour of Toulouse international airport offering a variety of possibilities for leisure or sporting activities, commercial activity or just to be enjoyed as an exceptional private estate. Further jpg images available upon request .