Nouvelle Aquitaine
€1,100,000 [convert]

9 850m2

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Key Features

Property Type: House
Number of bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 9
France Property Shop ID: 529502
Reference: HH-12914786

Property Description

This historic building, once used by the military, is steeped in history and has been superbly renovated by the current owners.

Built on the remains of a medieval chateau this property has lots of possibilities as a venue for weddings, musical soirees and cookery demonstrations (for example). Originally designed by Victor Louis who was responsible for the Opera House in Bordeaux, this stunning property is laid out as a U-shape around the central courtyard with three levels. With oil fired central heating and fireplaces in most of the large reception rooms. Hot water is heated by 5 electric hot water tanks.

Entrance into the main house via the impressive front doors into a spacious hallway with the original terracotta floor tiles. Dining room with fireplace, wooden floors, panelling holding a vast amount of storage space for crockery, a large pantry, chandeliers and internal shutters. Salon with wooden floors, fireplace, 2 sets of double glazed windows, WC with cloakroom area and twin basins. Grand salon, sperfect for wedding receptions or huge family gatherings, fireplace with a heat exchange pump, wooden floors and doors leading out onto a terrace seating up to 12 on circular tables. Reading room with wooden floors and fireplace. Music room with wooden floor, fireplace, and 2 windows. Small oratory with wooden floors and access to a WC with twin basin. Study with wooden floors, double aspect windows. Corridor with the original tiled floors and fabulous sweeping staircase.

First floor - Large landing area with seating, Bedroom 1 with 3 windows to the front of the property, ensuite with shower, WC, washbasin, bath and cupboard. Bedroom 2 with 2 windows overlooking the courtyard, ensuite with bath, WC and washbasin. Archway through to newly renovated suite Bedroom 3 with stunning beams and ensuite with bath, WC and washbasin. Cupboard housing 1 of the hot water tanks Stairs to Bedroom 4 with gorgeous beams, currently made up with 3 single beds and ensuite with corner bath, washbasin and WC. Working entrance from the courtyard, just to the right of the main front door. Large hallway with the kitchen to the right and dining room to the left. Imposing wide staircase and access behind the staircase to the lower working kitchen Kitchen with wonderful Lacanche stove fully fitted with plenty of storage and windows out to the courtyard. This room is used for cookery demonstrations and can accommodate up to 30 people Stairs leading to a spacious landing Bedroom 5 with window to the front of the property and beautiful decorative fireplace. Ensuite with bath, shower, washbasin and WC Bedroom 6 with 2 windows, wooden floors and enuite with bath, WC, washbasin Access to the attic space which could easily convert into a further 2 bedrooms Bedroom 7 with 3 windows overlooking to picturesque countryside, ensuite with bath, washbasin, bidet and WC

Lower level with dumb waiter between the hallway and service kitchen Kitchen fully equipped Doorway leading to the bar area with wooden floor and arched ceiling Self contained apartment with 2 double bedrooms, lounge, fully equipped kitchen and shower room. Private access via original wooden door and small private courtyard. Function room with tiled floor and stone walls, capacity for up to 80, WC and rear hallway leading to an internal courtyard with water feature

Wine cellars with full head height workshop with the central heating boiler, lower part of the dumb waiter, staircase to the service kitchen and door to the outside. Stables have been converted into a further entertaining area off the central courtyard with terracotta tiles, bar area, WC and washbasin and utility area


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