10 bedroom French chateau for sale with 53.9 hectares of land, Bergerac, Dordogne , Aquitaine
2,090,000 EUR 1,881,000 GBP 2,466,200 USD
REF: 229999 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 10
- Bathrooms: 8
- Floor Size: 600 m2
- Plot Size: 53.9 hectares / 133.19 acres
- Work Required: Major
- Swimming Pool
- Vineyard / Wine-making facilities and equipment
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Parking space(s)
- Private / Not Overlooked
Unique opportunity to acquire a Vineyard estate of 105 hectares with stunning 12th century, 3 storey French Chateau, 3 cottages and a pool, enjoying far reaching countryside views from its location nestled in the hills of the AOC Cotes de Bergerac.
Approximately 53.90 hectares are planted with vines, and the estate includes all the necessary agricultural buildings for wine production, and offices and staff accommodation. At the moment the property is farming 13.64 ha and the rest is on a short term farming contract.
The property is suitable for a tourism project as this part of the Dordogne is a popular tourist destination. The wide product portfolio has dry and sweet white wines, rose and red wines. There is a classic range as well as premium wines which are 100% oak aged, and over the last 10 years they have received 50 medals for the wine including a Decanter World wine award, and Guide Hachette and Gilbert & Gaillard Wine Guide 2014.
Cottage 1: 172m2. This cottage has a large living room/ kitchen ( 54m2) overlooking a terrace with a barbecue, 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, one with an en-suite bathroom, a separate WC, laundry room and WC and a dining / bar area.
Upstairs there are 2 further bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms and another WC.
Cottage 2: 130m2 with 4 bedrooms, 4 shower rooms and 2 WCs upstairs, a large living room/dining room ( 46.5m2) and fully fitted kitchen of 15.5m2.
Cottage 3: This is the smallest of the cottages and suitable for a couple. Adjoining it there is a wine tasting room and shop. Opposite all the cottages there is a sports room with a gym and hammam together with an outside covered pool.
The Estate gets its name from a magnificent 12th century feudal Perigourdin castle, refurbished during the renaissance and bearing witness to a rich wine making history. Carefully preserved and enhanced by each of the important families who have owned the estate throughout history, the first documents from the 12th century certify the importance and the location of the vineyards.
The castle is square with turrets on each corner and a tower on the facade with a stone staircase providing access to all floors. The castle itself needs complete internal refurbishment which would bring life back to some of the beautiful rooms. The 600m2 is on 3 floors.
The raised ground floor has a large reception room with oak panelled walls and large impressive fireplace, 2 further rooms and an entrance hall. On the first floor there is another large room and 2 former bedrooms with an old bathroom, the second floor has 3 former bedrooms and a bathroom.
There are lovely views from the chateau over the vines and surrounding countryside. There is also a cellar below the castle.
It is 20 kms to Bergerac with its International Airport, 50 kms to Saint Emilion and 10 kms from a famous luxury golf course.
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