Unusual neo-Gothic, timber frame chateau, Dordogne, Nouvelle Aquitaine
A place for artistic soirées at the turn of the century, this chateau is a true gem! It dates from the 15th century and is in a neo-Gothic style with a timber frame - an unusual, but harmonious style. This deeply historic location once hosted Sarah Bernhardt. There is a very beautiful cloister hidden insides, as well as an enormous lounge and ceilings of more than 6 metres in height. There are twelve bedrooms, one of which is adorned with beautiful paintings, a private club, and a bar with a Type 4 licence, meaning this magical place can be used professionally. On a 3.6 hectare site Nearby Bergerac is the largest town in the Perigord Pourpre department, an area that derives its name from the purple grapes that grow in the region's 125 sq km of vineyards. Set on a riverbank, it was once a flourishing trading port and has easy access to the surrounding countryside and many famous wine producers. The town of Bergerac offers superb cultural variety and numerous events are organized throughout the year. 5 days a week there is a street market with a wide range of fresh local products. The town has become renowned for numerous disciplines, particularly rowing, woman's handball, parachuting, and rugby and also promotes other activities like horse riding, harnessed horse competitions, tennis, regattas, fishing, cycling, rally and many more. Bergerac has its own airport with several low cost flights to the UK. Sales Agent Sextant France - Marie-Catherine Halliday agent for PERIGUEUX - more information on www.sextantfrance.fr ref. 9207 To receive more information about this property and to be put in touch directly with our local agent, Marie-Catherine Halliday, please fill in the form below.