CASTLE/ESTATE in VILLENEUVE LES AVIGNONS, Gard, Occitanie
At only 20 minutes from Avignon, this splendid Chateau, dating from the 17th century, stands proudly on the heights of a charming Provencal village, with a magnificent view over the countryside and the village below.
The property is composed of the chateau, offering 700 m2 of living space, plus two independent guest houses situated around the around the stunning courtyard garden with its heated pool . As a backdrop, one can admire the landscaped terraced hillside planted with cypresses, olives , roses and Mediterranean plants giving a beautiful Florentine atmosphere...
A remarkable stone staircase with carved balusters, dating from the time of Louis XIV, leads to the "piano nobil" with its several reception rooms. An imposing drawing room of 80 m2, features a monumental stone fireplace, "plafonds a la francaise", opens onto a large flag stoned terrace overlooking the view below. The vast formal dining room of 60 m2, also with stone fireplace, opens onto a large terrace overlooking the pool and gardens below. Study, beautifully appointed main kitchen with fireplace plus several utility rooms.
In the main chateau are 7 beautiful en-suite bedrooms, including two recently refurbished with contemporary style Italian shower rooms. The Master suite, study dressing room and large bathroom also has a private terrace. On the ground level, opening on to the pool terraces, a large summer sitting room with a summer kitchen, featuring the original XVIIth century vaulted ceilings Three more beautiful bedroom suites are found in the two guest houses around the pool. Having undergone extensive renovation works during the last five years, combined with its original architectural features and its elegant interior decoration, the chateau is truly a property of exception... Please contact us for a full file of information.