At the end of a drive, a 19th Century Chateau or Manor house with approximately 400 sqm of habitable space, various outbuildings and a pool set on approx. 15 ha of land situated 7kms of a village with shops, 10kms from the highway, 80 minutes from Bordeaux.
A central hallway from south to north, distributing left : ‘le petit salon’ with carved oak fireplace, and in ‘enfilade’ a dining room, both rooms are panelled with oak, a large living room with fireplace, opening on the tower (west) with a covered terrace.
The informal dining room and kitchen are accessed through the ‘petit salon’, followed by a linen room, a shower room and finally the heating room with its access to the cellar. Above this wing is a dormitory/playroom.
Right of the central corridor, we find a spacious office, the central open staircase, a closed service staircase, and a downstairs bedroom with wash basin.
Five bedrooms of which four have fireplaces, are located on this floor, they are all with bath/toilet style 1930. Part of the furniture is available for sale (not included in the asking price).
Original features include mosaic of cement tiles in the central corridor, terra cotta tiles in the kitchen, parquet floors on the ground floor, wooden floors upstairs, carved oak fireplace, double French windows with beveled glass between the receptions, mouldings, original wooden frames on doors and windows, ornamental marble chimneys…
Administratively, Aquitaine consists of 5 departments. Three of these are on the coast, Gironde with Bordeaux, Landes and the Pyrenees-Atlantiques which is made up of the ancient Bearn and the French part of the Pays Basque. Inland there is Lot-et-Garonne and the very popular Dordogne.
Aquitaine lazily stretches its sandy beaches over 270 kilometres from the Pointe de Grave to the Adour, and the pines planted in the dunes protect this beautiful coastline. This seashore continues to the foot of the Pyrenees right to the Pays Basque, where it breaks up into many natural harbours.
The Aquitaine region is only 1.5 hours by plane from London and Bordeaux airportconnects to many internal and international destinations. By TGV train, Paris is only a 3 hour journey and there is an extensive network of good motorways and dual carriageways.
In the Aquitaine region, the people tell you that Mother Nature is at her very best...
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