Exquisite Deluxe Chateau Near Bergerac
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- 24 bedrooms
- 24 bathrooms
Property descriptionEXCLUSIVE to MAXWELL BAYNES: This luxury estate has been refurbished with excellent taste and attention to detail and offers a huge level of plush accommodation. Included are both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Comprised of a principal chateau and 7 guest cottages, this property is within walking distance of all amenities - and yet is set in a private and tranquil location, Ideal as a family home or hospitality project, this wonderful residence also offers the possibility of a hobby vineyard. 9 Hectares of land would be optimal for planting vines and a building has already been converted into a wine-making Chai, One of the regions most respected bilingual schools is just 25 minutes away, and international connections are within easy reach from the airports of Bergerac and Bordeaux, All electrics and plumbing have been renewed in the past 5 years. Principal Chateau (800m2): Tracing its origins back to 1350, the Chateau has been improved over the ages. Remodelled in the 1700s, then 1906 and now, the property has retained a wealth of original features including stone work and oak beams. The front entrance leads to an impressive entrance hall with a solid timber staircase. Two attractive living rooms are complemented by a dining room and library and all have valley views of the local village, Two bedrooms are located on the ground floor, and there a 8 further bedrooms on the first floor, all with ensuite bathrooms, The modern kitchen has a fireplace with woodburner, range style oven and central island. The cellar houses both wood-burning and oil-fired central heating boilers - and a further room is ripe for developing as a wine cellar. Gites: There are seven gites with individual styling and character. Varying in sizes, there are 1 x 3 bed, 4 x 2 bed, and 2 x 1 bed units. An additional Pigeonnier tower also offers a 1 bedroom quirky accommodation. One of the gites has an indoor pool (approx 8 x 2.5m). Grounds: The property is reached by a sweeping tree-lined driveway and there is private footpath with easy access to the village. Covering a total of around 22 hectares (54 acres), the estate is comprised of woodland, pasture and gardens. 9 hectares could be easily planted with vines - a wine making Chai has already been created to give a budding vigneron a good head start. A couple of stables are useful for horse lovers, and a machinery shed gives shelter to farm equipment, including tractors, An exterior heated pool (15 x 6m) and terrace offer a superb spot to relax and unwind in the sunshine, and a summer kitchen makes outside dining a breeze. The local village has a variety of boutiques and restaurants, and the nearby town of Bergerac offers larger supermarkets, airport and train station. A full brochure can be sent on receipt of signed NDA and proof of funds.
Exquisite deluxe Chateau near Bergerac, Bergerac, Dordogne, France
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