9 bedroom French chateau for sale with 32 hectares of land, Occitanie, Tarn, Tarn , Midi-Pyrenees

2,850,000 EUR      2,565,000 GBP 3,363,000 USD



REF: 219634   Show Map

  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Floor Size: 660 m2
  • Plot Size: 32 hectares / 79.07 acres
  • Work Required: None
  • Swimming Pool
  • Lake, River or Pond
  • Garage(s)
  • Parking space(s)
  • Private / Not Overlooked

Immaculately presented and luxurious French Chateau, located in the Tarn, with its origins dating from 1840 and originally built as a hunting pavilion, ideally nestled in the midst of the Montagne Noir and set in extensive private and peaceful grounds.

The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors, each of approximately 220m2, all of which have been restored over the past several years, resulting in a large but very comfortable and practical country home. The restoration and decoration has been completed to an exceptionally high standard while fully respecting the period of the property, incorporating many of the original features seamlessly alongside some more contemporary elements.

Ground floor: entrance hall (6.2 x 2m); library (4.4 x 6m); dining room (4.4 x 6m) with parquet and marble fireplace; salon (8.4 x 7.2m) triple aspect, balcony with views, open fireplace. Oak semicircular staircase leading to Breakfast/dining room; door to a gallery (2.8 x 10.8m) with parquet floor. Doors to salon, dining room and library.

Middle Landing (4.1 x 3.7m), with parquet flooring; secret door to the library; stairs leading to garden level and first floor. Small WC and hand basin; marble floor; (0.9 x 0.9m); master bedroom suite with bedroom: (4.3 x 5m), dressing room (4.3 x 2.7m), en-suite: (3.6 x 4m), separate WC, roll top bath, double sinks, shower and cupboard.

Garden Level: breakfast/dining room (4. x 7.2m) oak stairs to salon, marble flooring,
double doors to rear patio; doorway into kitchen (3.9 x 7.2m) and TV/games room.
Exceptionally well equipped kitchen with Miele, Lacanche appliances, hand built and painted kitchen units, solid oak central unit, 4 door stainless steel fridge freezer, marble sink and work-tops. Ceiling speakers and lighting dimmers etc. large double doors opening onto rear patio and doorway to breakfast/dining room. TV/games room (4 x 8.5m). Rear entrance hall (5. x 1.7m) and a cloakroom/WC (2.5 x 1.7m.

Living room/bar/wine store: living room area: (5 x 4.2m) with a large open fireplace with stone surround. Bar area: (3.7 x 4.2). Wine store: (2.2 x 1.2m).

Main stairwell (3.8 x 4.7m): original spiral wooden staircase with cast iron posts and wooden handrail; marble flooring; Relaxation room and seam shower (2.5 x 3.8m).
Utility Room (3.7 x 4.7m). Boiler room (2.6m x 3.8m) with a diesel powered boiler; hot and cold water tanks and all plumbing and heating connections/controls; large sink; Washing Machine; Sheila Maid (drying racks) fitted to ceiling; cupboards and shelving for storage and marble floor.

First Floor:
Top Landing (4.8 x 1.6m) doorway to guest wing and to the central living area; 4 en-suite bedrooms with sitting areas; 4 further bedrooms and 2 shower rooms.

Attic (10.8 x 8.5m), accessed via a loft ladder in one of the bedrooms.

Outside: stone patio, lawns with cast iron edging, gravel paths, a granite 'bassin' with fountain with salt water filter to make plunge pool. To the east there is a stone staircase with central water feature.

At the front there are steps to the front door, gravelled turning circle, granite steps away from the house leading to a grassed area with an old basin 8 x 12m, not currently in use. Stone pillars and iron gates to the north east of the house. Kitchen garden to the north east of the house. Driveway of 800 metres in length. Small stone bridge over stream half way along. Approximately 20 metres from public road are a second set of iron gates with stone pillars. Intercom entry-phone and electrically operated gates.

Additional buildings:
Pigeonnier: attractive brick and rendered with a slate roof featuring a tower. Partially renovated 200 +m2 of space offering a variety of potential uses.
2 kennels (3.6 x 1.9m): built in a matching style to the Pigeonnier and on 2 floors. Possible multiple uses including a tool/potting shed, or with the addition of a small rear extension it could be used as guardian accommodation.
Garage/Workshop (8.5 x 8.2m) Electric garage bag.

Land
In total there are 80 acres, (32 hectares) of land. Largely wooded with several open areas and a stream providing the water supply to the property. This includes 2 large fields bordering the road away from the house, utilised and fully maintained by a local sheep farmer.

Huge potential exists (subject to the necessary planning permissions) to add additional accommodation a significant distance from the main house.

Located in the heart of the Montagne Noir. Carcassonne and its airport are around 45 minutes by car. Toulouse and its airport around 65 minutes by car. The nearest towns are Revel and Castres. There is also a regional airport at Castres-Mazamet approximately a 20 minute drive away with daily flights to Paris and Lyon.



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