Elegant 19th Century Chateau Near To Lectoure 1hr 20 From Toulouse
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- 16 bedrooms
- 25 bathrooms
Property descriptionThis imposing chateau set within its 68 hectares of varied land is currently a comfortable and elegant country home. It has been carefully restored and maintained and has numerous features which provide its character and a unique charm. To the rear there are two extensive outbuildings, one of which is used as a 7 bedroomed gite and part of the other as a 3 bedroomed apartment for the caretaker/ gardener, a huge workshop and 3 stables. In the grounds there are 2 large fenced paddocks, a salt water swimming pool with terrace, a tennis court, vegetable garden as well as more formal gardens and lawns. A tree lined drive extending 1.5 kms from the road ensures privacy. The chateau itself is double glazed and has an oiled fired central heating system with steel radiators as well as feature fireplaces in most rooms. It has a light and airy feel and an easy flow for entertaining. The main entrance hallway has been opened up creating a large area with double doors to the front and rear, a stunning tiled floor, ornate cornicing and panelled walls. The panelling continues in formal lounge with its three coloured parquet flooring, large open fireplace and views over the front lawns. The theme continues in the dining room with parquet floor and the windows here have stained glass panels. To the rear is a cloakroom and a large fitted dining kitchen with an Aga built into the fireplace. There is a door down to the basement which runs the length of the property and as well as the services, has a laundry room, a cave, and a small 1 bedroomed apartment at one end with doors out to a courtyard. The fourth door off the hallway leads to an inner vestibule with the oak spiral staircase with ornate metal balustrade to the upper floor. The is also a snug/ library with views to the rear and stairs down to a large office and adjacent a room with ensuite shower which could form another 1 bedroomed apartment. Upstairs the floors are all oak and double doors lead to each of the 6 double bedrooms, mostly ensuite. All are freshly decorated and most have fireplaces, some have built in wardrobes and all have open views over the land. At one end a door leads to a small wooden staircase and an extensive attic space which could be developed. At the other end the doors open out on to a formal terrace with views over the parkland.
Elegant 19th Century Chateau near to Lectoure 1hr 20 from Toulouse, Fleurance, Gers, France
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