Sumptuous Chartreuse dating back to the 16th Century with significant history, Dordogne, Nouvelle Aquitaine
EXCLUSIVE TO BEAUX VILLAGES! The original Chartreuse dates back to the 16th century with additions in the 17th and 19th century to include two wings and a tower which created a superb formal courtyard. The property is laid out over 3 floors, with 457m2 of habitable space on the ground floor, 305m2 of space on the 1st floor and 55m2 on the 2nd floor. There is a snug off the kitchen area, and above the kitchen is a mezzanine study area. In one wing of the outbuildings is a huge reception area currently used as a games room. Behind here is the wine cellar and the properties old wine chai (it was once a wine producing Chateau).
The Chartreuse bedrooms are all of a good size with many having en-suites. There are 8 bedrooms in the main property: Bedroom 1 is on the first floor and is a king-size bedroom with an en-suite bathroom across the corridor as well as a large dressing room. Bedroom 2 is on the second floor and is a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room. The ceiling is open to the stairwell so makes an ideal family suite with Bedroom 1 Bedroom 3 is on the first floor and is a double bedroom with a shared family shower-room with Bedroom 4. Bedroom 4 is on the first floor and is a double bedroom with a shared family shower-room with Bedroom 3. There is also an additional living room that is shared between Bedroom 3 and Bedroom 4 with TV and sofa-bed. On this floor there is also a 5th bedroom. Bedroom 6 is on the ground floor and is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (with shower over). Bedrooms 7 and 8, also on the ground floor, are double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
Outdoor Living: You approach the Chartreuse through formal gates into the beautiful gardens and then through the inner gates into the courtyard. The Chartreuse gardens have many mature trees providing complete privacy. The 14m x 7m swimming pool is fully fenced (glass panels) and very private. The beautiful, covered summer kitchen, dining and seating areas enjoys views over the pool and gardens.
There is a completely independent cottage, suitable for a guardian. It does not overlook the swimming pool area at all. A new 2 bed apartment is being created in the coach house, this will be for a new owner to complete. A newly completed function room would lend itself to weddings and private parties, offering possibilities as a successful income generating property.