This exceptional and rarely available fortified Gascon Chateau, dating from the 13th century is set in 5 acres with guest cottage, swimming pool and 360 degree panoramic views to the countryside. The Chateau is set privately off a quiet country lane in an elevated position.
Renovated in recent years (new guest cottage, new roofs, pointing ...) this imposing property offers approx 400 sqm of habitable space on three floors, plus an extra floor to renovate if required. The Chateau is presented in good order, with re-pointed exterior and a new roof 12 years ago.
On the ground floor, double doors to Entrance Hall with cloakroom off. Ahead is the fitted country Kitchen with Aga and dining area. French doors lead to the outside Dining Terrace with outlook over the fountain to the countryside beyond. Spacious Dining Room (30 sqm) with exposed stone walls. Ground floor Double Bedroom 1 with exposed stone walls and en-suite Bathroom and a Laundry Room.
On the first floor is the Grand Salon which has a triple aspect, 4m high ceiling à la Française and a monumental open fireplace. Oak floors and one mullioned window. Cloakroom. Also on this floor is a Living/TV room with 4m high ceiling à la Française.
On the second floor are 4 spacious Double Bedrooms, all with views, two with en-suite facilities and a separate modern Shower Room.
In the courtyard is a large stone Barn under a new roof with on the ground floor a Garage and Workshop. Stairs on the outside lead to the first floor Guest Apartment. This is brand new and offers some 120 sqm accommodation: spacious Living/Kitchen and 2 Double Bedrooms with en-suite bath and shower rooms. Ideal for extra guests or indeed for letting out in the Summer.
The Swimming Pool of 8m x 8m is within a fenced enclosure and has terracotta tiled terraces around, plus a small pool house. Covered dining terrace.
The grounds of some 2.3ha or 5.6 acres surround the property and are mostly lawned gardens with lovely mature trees and shrubs.
A unique chateau property in a superb location in south west France.