12 bedroom manor house for sale with 5.77 hectares of land, Castres, Tarn , Midi-Pyrenees
1,095,000 EUR 985,500 GBP 1,292,100 USD
REF: 204933 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 12
- Bathrooms: 3
- Floor Size: 600 m2
- Plot Size: 5.77 hectares / 14.27 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Equestrian / horse ownership facilities
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Parking space(s)
Charming, superb and beautifully presented 19th Century Manor House with a total vast living area of 600m2 which includes 10 bedrooms, many original features, a lovely courtyard, caretakers house, various outbuildings, a 5.8 hectare park with meadows and a forest, private driveway, swimming pool and equestrian facilities.
Located in a quiet area and with lovely countryside views and within walking distance to amenities, this lovely property is very quietly situated on the edge of a lively village with all amenities in a beautiful region near Castres.
Built in 1810 by a well known noble family on the foundations of an old building, this superb home, which is accessed via a grand entrance gate, breathes a spirit of grandeur and well-being.
The restoration work has been carried out with great care to preserve the authenticity and charm of the property. A beautiful park with bicentenary trees, a large, heated swimming pool with vast terraces, overlooking the Chateau and the unspoiled countryside - all this contributes to the feeling of being in a little paradise.
This property is ideal as either a luxurious private home or a high class business with B&B, gites and conference rooms.
Manor House - 500m2:
Ground floor - 200 m2: large gate opens to the 200m2 courtyard with a fountain in the middle a stylish stone staircase leads to the front door; entrance hall, 21m2 with cloakroom and WC. Reception room, 18m2; living room, 39m2 with a fireplace and wooden cupboards; formal dining room, 30m2 with an open fireplace; dining room; 27m2 fully equipped (Poggenpohl) with newly tiled floor and original fireplace. All these rooms are south facing and have a park views; the kitchen opens to a west facing terrace with wide views overlooking the park and the swimming pool. Every room still has its original, beautiful and unique, nicely shaped marble floors, marble fireplaces, wood panelling and doors with original sculptured door frames. The kitchen of the main house is connected to a few steps lower large room, 33m2 with a large open fireplace and a wine and storage cellar; in the past this was the main kitchen for the property, actually used as a billiard room. office and a second entrance hall with a utility room.
A wooden staircase in this second entrance hall leads to a first floor attic, about 100m2 used for storage which could be transformed into another living area or apartment.
First floor - 150m2: accessed via a beautiful stone staircase:
Spacious and beautiful landing, 35m2; separate WC; bedroom 1, 38m2 with en-suite bathroom, shower, washbasin, WC; bedroom 2, 15m2 with openfire place; bedroom 3, 21m2 with open fireplace;, bedroom 4, 20m2 with en-suite bathroom - shower, bath, 2 washbasins, WC which is also being used as family bathroom as the bathroom opens as well to the hall, dressing. All floors still have their original oak parquet.
Second floor - 150m2:
Hall, 24m2; bedroom 5, 32m2 with en-suite bathroom; bedroom 6, 43m2 with living room and bathroom; bedroom 7, 51m2 with living room and bathroom. All second floor spacious bathrooms have a shower, washbasin and WC.
Caretakers house - 108m2
Ground floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and pantry.
First floor: about the same size as the ground floor, is being used for storage but could be easily added to the caretakers house or make another apartment.
Beautiful stone tower - 100 m2: on 2 levels, recently renovated, with the possibility to have a living room/kitchen on the ground floor and a bedroom with en-suite bathroom at the first floor.
Stunning roof terrace - 40m2:
Overlooking the property and its grounds.
Large stone barns -400m2:
Used as storage of garden material as garage and as playroom. All barns newly roofed.
Carport for 3 cars
Small shed: currently used for a pony together with his best friend, a goat.
Large swimming pool, 12 x 6.6m:
Heated by solar panels and with spacious terraces.
Grounds - 5.8 hectares:
Slightly sloping beautiful park with bicentenary trees and many varieties, a large part of forest and meadows as well as a vegetable garden and an orchard with many fruit trees. A well is proving free water for the garden.
- Manor House and the caretakers home in very good condition
- Central oil fired heating in the Chateau combined
- Solar heating for hot water
- Windows and doors in the Chateau are all double glazed, except these on the second floor - -
- Simply a stunning property
- Ideal as a family home or for a high quality business venture
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