10 bedroom French chateau for sale with 4 hectares of land, Aspet, Haute-Garonne , Gascony
1,950,000 EUR 1,755,000 GBP 2,301,000 USD
REF: 219477 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 10
- Bathrooms: 7
- Floor Size: 700 m2
- Plot Size: 4 hectares / 9.88 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Lake, River or Pond
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Parking space(s)
- Private / Not Overlooked
Superb 18th Century French chateau, ideally situated in a quiet countryside setting. The property is located between Saint Gaudens and Aspet. The TGV Toulouse is 1 hour 15 minutes away and Toulouse International Airport is one 1 hour away.
This exquisite late 18th Century chateau, which is situated in the first range of foothills of the Pyrenees, was built just before the French Revolution in a privileged hilltop position with exceptional panoramic views down a valley and towards the Pyrenean mountains.
Situated on the edge of a small village and completely private, surrounded by stone walls, the chateau is backed by a courtyard of 18th Century barns and enjoys about 4 hectares (10 acres) of mature parkland and glorious gardens with an ornamental pond in total privacy and glorious elevated views.
The property has easy access to all outdoor sporting and recreational activities. In winter, nearest skiing from 40 minutes drive away and sophisticated ski resorts 90 minutes (Baqueira Beret and Andorra ). Sumptuous beaches of Biarritz 2 hours. Close to a number of regional restaurants and picturesque sites in the vicinity as well as all modern conveniences.
The chateau offers over 700m2 of elegant and stylish accommodation, which has been lovingly restored and maintained. In addition there is around 140m2 of undeveloped space and a large cellar.
Ground floor: beautiful main entrance hall; reception rooms all with exquisite marble fireplaces and plaster work:; large drawing room with parquet flooring; salon/library; dining room; large hand-built kitchen with hand painted floors with eating and sitting area and a fireplace; small kitchen/laundry; bathroom; shower and WC.
First floor: master suite with dressing room, en-suite, bathroom; main guest bedroom en-suite double shower, WC and 3 large bedrooms; large period bathroom with bath, separate shower, bidet and WC, decorated with original hand painted stencils. All the bedrooms have original parquet floors, marble fireplaces and plaster work.
Second floor: large open plan family bedroom and en-suite bathroom/shower WC.
Mezzanine: 2 further spacious bedrooms; shower room WC.
Other features include: large area to convert; oil fired central heating; many original architectural features and decorations throughout; lovely spacious proportions ideal for large family gatherings and receptions; large salt water swimming pool (12.5 x 6m; Gaudiesque' mosaic seating area; neptune mosaic steam room & an indoor shower and WC; attractive 18th Century outbuildings on 2 floors, forming a large courtyard with the swimming pool area; about 1,500m2 of usable space currently used as for artist studio, private receptions, garden storage and summer house.
There is also a caretakers apartment comprising: 2 bedrooms with large family bathroom, fitted kitchen / living area, utility room and terrace. Private access and individual gas central heating.
Orangerie/greenhouse 46m2; pump house private natural spring (in addition to mains water); very good general repair.
Beautiful mature parkland and landscaped rose garden, sunken herb garden, white wisteria clad pergola, exotic garden, bamboo walk and large ornamental pond.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a charming home with a unique character and atmosphere of conviviality and the good life.
- Delightful Original Features
- Beautiful Mature Grounds and Gardens with Ornamental Pond
- Magnificent Views
- Sympathetically Renovated
- Important and Traditional Outbuildings
- 50 Minutes Toulouse International
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