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Large and Versatile Chateau, Guest Wing, Guardians Cottage, Pool, Barns & land

Property reference: R000097
Dordogne / Lot-et-Garonne Border

 

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  • Chateau dating back to 1604
  • 4 bedrooms in main section
  • 5 bedroom Guest Wing
  • Plus 2 bedroom Guardian's cottage
  • Two large garages accommodating 7 cars
  • Plus large barn to convert
  • Heated Swimming Pool

 

Summary

Whilst the main part of this historic chateau dates back to 1604, it is believed that this itself was built on a Maison Forte with a Keep originating in the 14th Century and Tower from the 15th. These were incorporated into a Gentilhommiere (a country seat), then further expanded to become the chateau it is today. It now comprises a versatile set of buildings - accessed through magnificent gates and along a formal drive, the main body of the chateau comprises four bedrooms. A separate guest wing accommodates another 5, and a two bedroom Guardians' cottage adjacent to the Inner Gates complete the habitable space. 
 
Car enthusiasts are very well catered for - the main garage forming one side of the inner courtyard houses five cars comfortably whilst the Collector's garage and workshops another six. A separate traditional stone barn could be converted to another dwelling (STPP) or alternatively provide shelter for horses and other animals.

 
In Detail…

 

ENTRANCE HALL   6.25m (20'6") x 5.62m (18'5")
Terracotta tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, double door to Drawing Room, double door to Dining Room, double door to Study.

DRAWING ROOM   9.35m (30'8") x 8.26m (27'1")
French doors to East-facing terrace, window , fireplace with ornate stone surround, terracotta tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams.

STUDY   7.46m (24'6") x 7.10m (23'4")
Window to front, fitted carpet.

DINING ROOM   7.19m (23'7") x 6.53m (21'5")
Window to front, open fireplace, terracotta tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM   6.02m (19'9") x 5.90m (19'4")
Fitted with a matching range of base units, sink twin bowl stainless steel sink with double drainer, dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, gas oven, five ring hob, window to front, terracotta tiled floor, door to:

NORTH HALLWAY   9.36m (30'9") max x 3.41m (11'2")
Window to side, terracotta tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, door to:

MASTER BEDROOM   6.58m (21'7") x 6.00m (19'8")
Window to rear,5 fitted wardrobes, floorboards, ceiling with exposed beams, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM   3.87m (12'8") max x 2.87m (9'5")
Bath with separate shower over, his & hers wash hand basins, bidet and WC, window to rear, tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2   5.78m (19') x 5.13m (16'10")
Window to front, fitted carpet, stairs to Mezzanine with bed area over & dressing room under.

FAMILY BATHROOM   2.77m (9'1") x 2.60m (8'6")
With bath, his & hers wash hand basins and WC, window to side.

SOUTH HALLWAY   15.19m (49'10") x 3.30m (10'10") max
Terracotta tiled floor, doors to Bedrooms 3 & 4, kitchen, dining room and South Entrance Lobby, and:  PANTRY 4.29m (14'1") x 1.26m (4'2")  SEPARATE WC 2.80m (9'2") x 1.00m (3'3")

BEDROOM 3   7.55m (24'9") x 4.82m (15'10")
Window to east, fireplace, floorboards, spiral staircase down to:  EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 4.25m (13'11") max x 2.35m (7'9") Shower, wash hand basin and WC.

BEDROOM 4   7.00m (23') x 5.43m (17'10")
Window to east elevation, fireplace with stone surround, floorboards, ceiling with exposed beams, door to:  EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 3.32m (10'11") x 2.33m (7'8") Shower, wash hand basin and WC, two windows to rear.

SIDE LOBBY     
Door to courtyard, door to Utility Room, doors to Kitchen, West Terrace, rear hallway and the Day Room.

DAY ROOM   5.64m (18'6") x 4.70m (15'5")
Fireplace, terracotta tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, three French doors opening onto the South Terrace

GUEST WING CORRIDOR     
THe Guest Wing Corridor links bedrooms 5 to 9 and the Main Garage to the Day Room.

WEST TERRACE     
 

BEDROOM 5   4.43m (14'6") x 3.89m (12'9")
Tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, French doors to South-facing terrace, door to:  EN-SUITE BATHROOM 3.21m (10'6") x 2.75m (9') With bath, wash hand basin and WC, window to rear.

BEDROOM 6   3.99m (13'1") x 3.89m (12'9")
Tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, French doors to terrace, door to:  EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.65m (8'8") x 2.62m (8'7") Shower, wash hand basin and WC, window to side.

BEDROOM 7   4.13m (13'6") x 4.03m (13'3")
Tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, French doors to side, door to:  EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.59m (8'6") x 2.40m (7'11") Shower, wash hand basin and WC, window to side.

BEDROOM 8   4.31m (14'2") x 3.85m (12'8")
Forming part of a suite along with Bedroom 9, with tiled floor, ceiling with exposed beams, French doors to terrace.

SHOWER ROOM   2.75m (9') x 2.75m (9')
Shower, wash hand basin and WC, window to side.

BEDROOM 9   3.42m (11'3") x 3.42m (11'3")
Set in the round tower, with two windows to side.

UTILITY ROOM   4.97m (16'4") x 3.56m (11'8")
Fitted with a sink, and plumbing for washing machine. With plenty of storage for linen etc.

GUARDIAN'S COTTAGE     
Conveniently located adjacent to the Inner Gates, flanking the Inner Courtyard, opposite the Collector's Garage and beside the main garage, the cottage has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and open-plan living room & kitchen.

ATTIC     
The attic over the main part of the chateau covers its entire footprint, and although not habitable at present, could be converted (STPP) - all of the windows exist now, for example.

MAIN GARAGE     
The main garage house 5 cars in delineated bays, accessed through large barn doors and providing internal communication to the chateau through the Guest Wing.

SWIMMING POOL   12m x 5m
The swimming pool is located within the Inner Courtyard, offering privacy and tranquillity. With Roman Steps and underwater lights.

LAND   22 hectares / 55 acres
The land surround the chateau, and comprises formal garden, meadow, woods and truffiere (a fenced truffle field). The truffiere and separate barn are pictured here.

SETTING   Edge of Village, accessible to Town
The Chateau is located on the edge of a village, and within five minutes or so of a very popular Bastide Town with all the usual facilities, great restaurants and a buzzing calendar of events.

 

Proximity to key towns

Bergerac Internatinal Airport 30 mins, Bordeaux 1hr 30 mins,  

 

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About the Dordogne

Located in the Aquitaine region of South West France, the Dordogne offers the best blend of all things French (stunning countryside, wonderful gastronomy, fine wine, a long and interesting history, a culture intact and impressive architecture) – moreover it is blessed with an appealing and varied climate. In addition, the region benefits from international sophistication and vibrancy, with good communication links, a wealth of attractions (golf courses and restaurants to name a few), and most importantly a hospitable welcome. More detail can be found on our website.

 

 


In Brief:

Chateau
11 bedrooms
10 bathrooms
5 receptions

Country setting

Near Bastide Town

Swimming Pool

Large Garages

Barn to convert

Guest Cottage

Many possibilities

Habitable space in total:
760 m²
Land area in total:
223103m² 

 

 

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