House In Aigues-mortes, France
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- 41 bedrooms
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Sole Agency built on the site of a former Gallo - Roman 'Villa' and a former priory, this unique property belongs to the same family for 500 years. Some remains date back to the 12th century but the main architectural elements of the castle are mostly from the 17th and 18th centuries. Ideally located on the edge of Hérault and Gard, close to Aigues Mortes and its beaches, this property is set on a remarkable location, away from any nuisance on nearly 5 fully enclosed hectares. It offers a wonderful park with ancient trees. It includes an extraordinary 300 m long driveway of plane trees planted in 1815. A swimming pool and a tennis court bring a touch of modernity. The property consists of the castle itself and several outbuildings. Some articulated around the superb square court of honor. The castle offers approximately 800m2 of living space and 24 main rooms. It consists of a main building on three levels flanked by a dungeon with two more levels and a terrace. Ground floor: Entrance with stone staircase leading to the floors - A large vaulted living room opening onto the park - An office and a small living room - A vaulted dining room opening onto the park - A vaulted living room opening onto a park - A kitchen, toilet with sink and shower A stone period spiral staircase also leads to the first floor Capitular Room: vaulted, ideal for receptions: kitchen-caterer, cloakroom, 2 independent toilets 1st floor: - On the left of the stairs: antechamber, yellow lounge room, 3 bedrooms, 2 with shower room, laundry room, toilet. - On the right of the staircase, vestibule, library, 5 bedrooms, 1 with bathroom and 1 very large angle extended by a beautiful watchtower with armor on the outside serving as a bathroom, second bathroom, separate toilet. 2nd floor (only on one side): 6 smaller bedrooms, shower room, separate toilet. 3rd floor (dungeon only): 1 bedroom 4th floor (dungeon only): guards' room 5th floor (dungeon only): roof terrace offering a spectacular panoramic view. Beautiful decorative elements: floors, French ceilings, fireplaces, wood paneling. Partial central heating. Outbuildings: South wing: - Dovecote (old watchtower) - Large garage 8 apartments for rent, representing a living space of approximately 700m2: - Orangery - Hunting lodge (at the bottom of the park) converted into an accommodation (about 200 m2 of living space) comprising on 2 levels: 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, office, outbuildings. All the accommodations have comfort elements (heating, kitchen, toilets) All services shops and amenities at 5kms. Motorway, Sea and Beaches at ten minutes. Montpellier and Nimes International Airports, TGV train stations at 25 minutes Agency fees borne by seller.
AIGUES-MORTES, France, France
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