9 bedroom castle for sale with 550m2 of land, Montpellier, Herault , Languedoc-Roussillon
2,350,000 EUR 2,115,000 GBP 2,773,000 USD
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- Bedrooms: 9
- Bathrooms: 10
- Floor Size: 700 m2
- Plot Size: 550 m2
- Work Required: None
- Equestrian / horse ownership facilities
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Air Conditioning
- Jacuzzi / Spa / Hot tub
- Parking space(s)
Beautifully restored 9 bedroom medieval castle located in a quiet setting in Montpellier.
With its origins dating from the 11th Century, this superb historic castle has been superbly refurbished to a very high standard, and has a total spacious living area of 700m2 which features: 9 en-suite bedrooms, large reception rooms, beautiful Renaissance living room, 19th Centuruy fresco, heated Jacuzzi and breathtaking views
Ideal as a B&B/gite business/restaurant, this magnificent castle was built in the Middle Ages, founded on a Roman castrum and is steeped in history
Ideally located on the heights of a charming medieval village in the greater region of Montpellie, not far from Mediterranean beaches and international airports.
The castle, a wall of which dates back to the 11th Century, has been enlarged and altered from the 14th Century during several periods. It offers exceptional panoramic views overlooking the village and all the surrounding countryside, villages and vineyards, and on occasion, the Pyrenees on the horizon.
This exceptional property has bright rooms, large windows, beautiful volumes, high ceilings, exposed stone walls, monumental staircases, beautiful ornate fireplaces, a classical French ceiling, beautiful double doors and many more historical elements that remain to be discovered.
The current owner has devoted a lot of time, energy and care to create an exquisite place. The chateau has been completely renovated from top to bottom and thanks to reversible air conditioning, new double-glazed windows and roof insulation, the DPE is extraordinarily graded 'A - unheard of for a medieval Castle.
A large interior courtyard, very charming and a true haven of peace, is ideal for relaxation or for a commercial activity. The property as a whole, with each bedroom having its own bathroom, is ideal for a B&B activity, gites business and/or a restaurant.
Although located in the centre of the village, the location is very peaceful and offers splendid views. The sea, towns and tourist sites are all nearby and easily accessible.
This luxury property proves that a medieval castle can retain all of its charm, character and authenticity and at the same time offer all modern comforts. With its large bright rooms, its high ceilings and its warm and welcoming atmosphere, this beautiful chateau is ready to move into straight away and is sold furnished.
The chateau has a living area of. approximately 700m2, set out over 3 floors. The main entrance is through a large porch which leads into a beautiful interior courtyard of 210m2, adorned with greenery, trees, shrubs and flowers, filling senses with typical Mediterranean aromas and the soothing sound of a fountain.
Renaissance south wing:
Ground floor: 36m2 entrance hall with a marvellous semicircular staircase leading to the first floor, accessed either from the courtyard or through a large double door from the outside. Storage room and laundry room.
First floor: landing, dining room and living room, a large elegant room of 65m2 with a high classical French ceiling and a very beautiful monumental fireplace, adjoined there is an office with 19th Century murals, a 30m2 fitted kitchen with a large and very convivial table, WC, a large bedroom of 30m2 with a beautiful ornate fireplace, bathroom and dressing room, a small fitted kitchen of 7m2. The living room and the office benefit from the southern exposure and of a panoramic and distant view. The balcony running along the entire southern facade has fascinating views
Second floor: landing leading to 2 large bedrooms, first bedroom of 30m2 with a bathroom, a 2nd large bedroom with in addition a child's bedroom, the 2 are 40m2 together with its bathroom, a 7m2 dovecote, the 3rd bedroom of 30m2 with its bathroom is accessible by a beautiful stone spiral staircase starting from the courtyard.
Medieval north wing:
Ground floor: large dining room and/or reception or conference room with very high ceilings, 82m2, mezzanine with 2 WC's, fitted kitchen, utility room, storage room, room with a heated Jacuzzi and shower room (lease 20 years free of charge), hall of 18m2 with a grandiose monumental stone staircase leading to the first floor.
First floor: 3 very nice bedrooms with bathrooms, 29, 29 and 26m2, fitted kitchen with a dining room of 17m2, stairs leading to the second floor.
Second floor: large playroom or dormitory of 62m2 with sloping ceilings, 2 bedrooms with bathrooms of 45 and 30m2.
Staff apartment - 50m2, on 2 floors: bedroom, entrance from the porch.
Outbuildings: 20m2 workshop, former stable 20m2, lease for 20 years free of charge, there is a heated Jacuzzi and a shower room. Separate WC's with access from the courtyard
Grounds: interior courtyard of 210m2, which is paved in travertine and many plants, shrubs and young trees lend tremendous charm. In addition there is an equipped kitchen and a fountain. An idyllic place to sit and relax outside.
This Chateau is in excellent condition and has been completely renovated, the roof has been overhauled. There is reversible air conditioning everywhere and the Renaissance wing, in addition, has oil central heating. All windows are renewed and double glazed in-keeping with the style, electric roof light windows and French wooden shutters. The walls have been repointed. Lights and lamps with LED bulbs. Mains water and drains. There are no works to be expected.
This is a superb and magnificent medieval castle with many period features, offering great potential for commercial activity or a large and prestigious family home in a peaceful environment with incredible panoramic views and shops, bars and restaurants at walking distance.
Everything remains fully furnished and equipped except for personal items, all paintings except for 3 very large paintings and all statues with their supports.
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