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 R193 Waterside Chateau with private boat mooring, Pool, tennis and Gite – Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

R193 Waterside Chateau with private boat mooring, Pool, tennis and Gite – Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Originally built in the 13th century, burned down in the 100 years war and rebuilt with fortifications to collect taxes on the Garonne, its remaining twin towers are an imposing feature viewed from the canal below. The Chateau is secluded on its hill, surrounded by 5ha (20 acre) of park which features many rose gardens, woodlands, and meadows sown with wild flowers. To the north of the Chateau there is 400 meters of frontage on the beautiful Canal, with private access to the tow paths, boat mooring and the canal itself. The south facing courtyard of the chateau has a large (14x7metre) swimming pool, summer kitchen and pool house, full size hard tennis court and a "terrain de pétanque" . There are numerous reception rooms on the ground floor and two stunning bedroom suites on the first floor complemented by another 4 bedrooms suites and a separate 2 bedroom Gite off of the west wing. This private residential property has been extensively renovated by its current owners. Further expansion to add extra accommodation is possible in the Chateau on the second floor and the East wing on the first floor. The property benefits from many modern conveniences such as Oil fired central heating, Broadband Internet and mobile phone coverage and is just 2 Kms from a village with all amenities and great restaurants.

 


 
 R181 Impressive yet Romantic Chateau & Guest Cottage – Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R288 Impressive yet Romantic Chateau & Guest Cottage – Dordogne, Aquitaine

This wonderful chateau blends the masculine of towers, turrets, stone spiral staircase and Great Hall with the feminine of handmade Chalon kitchen, genteel and comfortable private quarters and wonderful ensuites bedrooms. Fully renovated by the current owner to an exceptionally high standard, it offers 5 bedrooms in the main chateau (with an additional one to renovate), a Guardian's apartment of one bedroom, and a separate self-contained Guest Cottage with two bedrooms. The reception rooms are numerous and varied - from the grand and impressive to the more intimate and homely. The original stable block and hayloft offers a bland canvas for numerous additional possibilities. The setting is magical, with the land bisected by a charming gurgling stream that also feeds a mill-pond replete with carp and trout. In addition to the formal gardens, the land includes meadow and woods and is awash with wildlife. Discreetly tucked away, it is only 5 minutes from a local town with all the usual facilities, including excellent restaurants. To be seen!


 


 

 
 R177 Sensational Petit Chateau, Guest Cottage, Pool and Moat - Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R177 Sensational Petit Chateau, Guest Cottage, Pool and Moat - Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Intimate and beautifully proportioned, this 17c Chateau oozes charm and character with stunning stone floors and a wealth of exposed oak beams inside that complement the sensational gardens and water features outside. The chateau offers 4/6 spacious bedrooms and a further 3/4 bedrooms are available in the well appointed guest cottage just across the courtyard.
The whole property had been fully renovated and maintained to a high standard by its discerning international owners. Full central heating, open fires, fully fitted kitchen, utility room and bathrooms make this a very comfortable year round home. The marvellous pool complex with summer kitchen, covered dining area and separate WC is private and picturesque. Moats, streams and water features abound in the formal but easily managed grounds. PROPERTY SOLD BY CLASSIC FRENCH HOMES



 
 R175 Country Chateau with Guest house and Guardians Cottage – North Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine  

R175 Country Chateau with Guest house and Guardians Cottage – North Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Tucked away at the end of a dead-end and commanding wonderful views over lovely French countryside, this delightful chateau benefits from privacy and tranquillity and yet is readily accessible. Large iron gates hung on impressive stone pillars (that are of course electrically operated) open up to a charming driveway that offers plenty of parking. Beautifully symmetrical, the chateau benefits from large and airy reception rooms that offer excellent south facing views from their elevated position over the swimming pool, manicured gardens and arboretum. The bedrooms have a good ratio of bathrooms, many of which are ensuite, and a large attic offers additional possibilities for expansion. The property benefits from modern conveniences such as oil fired central heating and is habitable all year round. To the flank is a fully renovated Guest Cottage which too has its own swimming pool and provide a further four bedrooms, and, on the other side of a large garage, the Guardian’s cottage provides a third entirely self-contained dwelling. A fishing lake and hard-court tennis court complete the ensemble.


 
 R172 Substantial Riverside Manoir & Guest House with Pool & Tennis – Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine

C172 Substantial Riverside Manoir & Guest House with Pool & Tennis – Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Located at the heart of the Perigord’s tourist area, and overlooking the river Dordogne, this manoir represents the ideal four star hotel / Chambre d’Hote business ‘ready to go’. Each of the 14 guest bedrooms in main building are finished to an excellent standard and each have ensuite bedrooms. Of these some are suites, ideally suited to families. An annex adds a further 6 suites, again all with ensuites, of which two have additional bedrooms. There is also a 3rd building of 200M2 with laundry and staff rooms. The reception rooms offer grandeur and style – perfect for hotel-style restaurant or venue for large functions, and the enormous professional-grade kitchen is more than adequate to cater for large parties. A myriad of additional bedrooms and reception rooms can accommodate staff and owner/managers. The setting provides the perfect backdrop – through grand iron gates to the impressive gardens all the way to the Dordogne River frontage, whilst large pool, tennis court and sauna suite complete those all-important facilities. Offered fully-furnished and equipped. SOLD


 


 
 R151 Elegant Moated Chateau – Bordeaux,  Gironde, Aquitaine  

R151 Elegant Moated Chateau – Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine

Accessed through a private entrance, this chateau is located in a beautiful park. Standing proudly in the middle of a moat, riche in carp and pike, this elegant chateau of "l’Entre deux mers" represents the true art of living in the Bordeaux area. With feudal origins, this site, whose foundations date back to the 11th century and was rebuilt in the 17th and early 19th century, has a unique "neo-romantic" style. Former stronghold since its creation, this property has been transformed into an elegant residence in the 19th century and has retained its original features such as the double arched bridge, marble fireplaces with copper mantles, Italian marble floors from Carrara, and the Baronial staircase of white stone. All modern conveniences have been added, and each room has its own bathroom and private WC. The Chateau is ideally situated, it allows easy access to Bordeaux and Bergerac and also Paris and Spain via the TGV and motorway, and although it is located in a protected environment, it is near schools, all amenities and a golf course. The Chateau has significant revenue potential, but would also suit as a private residence or second home. A rare opportunity that is worth the trip!


 
 R149 Magical Medieval Chateau and extensive 300 hectare estate - Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R149 Magical Medieval Chateau and extensive 300 hectare estate for sale - Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Set in the heart of 300 hectares of land and surrounded by sites of special historical interest, this enchanting chateau and estate of 10 additional cottages must be seen to be believed. The chateau itself is partially renovated - the stone structure and exterior have been fully restored, the roofs and turrets renewed. The interior has been stripped of all decoration and now presents a blank canvas for refurbishment to an owner’s requirements, for while classified by UNESCO as a ‘Monument Historic’, there are no material constraints to re-planning / designing the interior. It represents approximately 1,000 sqm (10,000 sq ft) of habitable space. The centrepiece is surrounded by a series of outbuildings, walls and gatehouse – some of which have been renovated, others presenting a similar blank canvas as the Chateau. Dotted around the extensive estate are ten independent cottages, each of which has been renovated and has its own swimming pool. This estate has not been hunted for over 20 years and is teeming with wildlife including deer and wild boar and would make a sensational hunting estate. Please enquire for further details.


 
 R121 Fairytale Chateau walkable to popular Medieval Bastide Town – Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R121 Fairytale Chateau walkable to popular Medieval Bastide Town – Dordogne, Aquitaine

Fairytale Chateau with river frontage walkable to a Bastide town. Set in the middle of 12 hectares (20 acres) this Chateau is secluded but with excellent access to all amenities. Accessed through a stunning 200 meter tree lined drive, the property consists of the 19th century Chateau with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, Maison d'amis with additional 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, 2 swimming pools and 2 large barns. One barn has a commercial kitchen and banqueting hall, the other is used for tractor storage. With 200m or so of river frontage. The Chateau requires finishing off, the cottage is ready to go. Walkable to very pretty and popular Bastide town with excellent restaurants, bars and plenty going on. Please enquire for more information.


 
 R119 Immaculate chateau overlooking River Dordogne, with pool & tennis court Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R119 Immaculate chateau overlooking River Dordogne, with pool & tennis court Perigord Noir, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Stunning chateau dating back to the middle of the eighteenth century, it has been the subject of complete renovation by the current owners to the very highest standards and now boasts some magnificent reception rooms and bedrooms. The gardens have received the same attention to detail and offer the perfect spot from which to admire the wonderful views over the Dordogne valley. The old milking parlour on the opposite side of the courtyard has not yet been renovated, and would make great accommodation for a fleet of classic cars! With land bordering the River Dordogne, a large swimming pool and a tennis court, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a magnificent property. PROPERTY SOLD BY CLASSIC FRENCH HOMES


 
 R118 Napoleonic Riverside Chateau for sale – Gironde, Aquitaine  

R118 Napoleonic Riverside Chateau for sale – Gironde, Aquitaine

Fully renovated throughout to an exceptional standard, this chateau offers the very best combination of fine and comfortable living. The main building comprises two potentially separate dwellings offering five bedrooms in the main chateau and an additional four in the adjoining Manoir. The two interconnect, and consequently the property works equally well as one large residence. Centrally heated and double glazed, it is as warm in winter as it is cool in summer and scores highly in its energetic performance and low emissions tests.. A separate building, located opposite the extensive garage / orangerie, provides the potential for the ideal Guardian's Cottage with an extra three bedrooms. At the time of writing, this is currently being renovated to a standard ready to be finished off by a new owner. In addition, a magnificent Orangerie and garage complex offers further possibilities. The property is situated on the outskirts of a charming village, and is walkable to a bar/restaurant and 'alimentation' (corner shop). Additional facilities, including schools, supermarket, great restaurants are only ten minutes away in a very popular bastide town. The chateau commands a stunning view over the River Dordogne (reputed to be the cleanest river in Europe) to one flank, while the remaining three aspects look out over the 10 hectare (25 acre) park - a wonderfully groomed garden, giving way to paddocks and woods. The property is well fenced, and accessed through magnificent wrought-iron electric gates. A private swimming pool and poolside terrace completes the ensemble. A rare find. PLEASE ENQUIRE


 
 R116 Medieval Riverside Chateau for sale – Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

R116 Medieval Riverside Chateau for sale – Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Standing proudly on the banks of the River Lot, this magnificent medieval chateau was built to command its stretch of waterway and was, at one time, responsible for levying waterway tolls. Rooms are large and impressive and retain all of the character that you would expect of such a fortification - stone spiral staircases, impressive fireplace, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings to name a few. Whilst the chateau is authentic and bold, the gardens are more refined and genteel - elegant paths flanked with formal flower beds, symmetry, colour and variety - providing a contrasting and yet complementary setting. 'La piece de résistance' is undoubtedly the river itself which passes below the chateau along a river frontage of some 200m - perfect to enjoy from the terraces that line it. The six bedrooms in the chateau are complemented by a self-contained but connected Guardian's cottage, adding a further three bedrooms. SOLD

 


 
 R108 Regal Renaissance Chateau and shooting estate for sal.  Riberac, Dordogne, Aquitaine

R108 Regal Renaissance Chateau and shooting estate for sal. Riberac, Dordogne, Aquitaine

At the heart of this estate over 50 hectares (120 acres) of prime shooting land and woods stands this truly regal chateau that was once the summer retreat of French presidents. It currently offers 10 bedrooms in the main chateau all with ensuites facilities, plus a 3 bedroom cottage, a 2 bedroom cottage and plenty of additional accommodation for staff and stable hands. The chateau retains plenty of original character – original cornicing and mouldings, impressive staircase, high ceilings, glorious sun room, extensive terraces and has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The cottages have been converted in the last few years to provide a good quality finish, with the river running through the estate provide the ideal opportunity for a private hydro-electric plant. A must-see. SOLD


 


 
 R098 An elegant riverside chateau  for sale – Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

R0098 Elegant Riverside Chateau for sale

Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

With guardians’ cottage, complete with fairytale towers and turrets, infinity swimming pool and overlooking the river and jetty / mooring. Pigeonnier to restore / convert. Magnificent entrance gates leading to wonderful long tree-lined drive. Paddock to the side. North bank of the river, south-facing aspect. The only thing it is missing is a riverside open-air Jacuzzi / hot-tub! Edge of village setting, Lot-et-Garonne, South West France.

 


 
 R063 Chateau to renovate in Bastide Town - Perigord Pourpre, Dordogne, Aquitaine  

R063 Chateau to renovate in Bastide Town - Perigord Pourpre, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Set in a very popular Bastide town, this property currently offers 14 bedrooms, all with ensuites. It benefits from river frontage and a large barn. It is currently used commercially as a retirement home, and is likely to require some renovation to suit a change of use. The price advertised is the maximum, at which additional land and the barn is included - it could be bought for less without. It has great potential and would make a stunning boutique hotel or B&B - please enquire for more detail


 R045 A majestic fortified chateau for sale Ste Foy-la-Grande, Dordogne  

R045 A majestic fortified chateau for sale Ste Foy-la-Grande, Dordogne

With 200m of Dordogne river frontage, with a guardians’ apartment, two bedroomed guest cottage, five bedrooms all ensuite in the main chateau. English hand-made kitchen equipped with oil-fired Aga, American fridge with ice-making machine, wonderful formal reception rooms including panelled drawing room and panelled dining room, banquet hall. Wine cave (cellar) with stone vaulted ceilings – ideal for haloween parties or your very own medieval sex dungeon. Tunnel believed to pass under the River Dordogne dating back to the Wars of Religion. Rich in history – several members of French monarchy believed to have stayed at the property. Round tower with machiolations and witches-hat turrets. Mature garden with magnificent Cedars of Lebanon and estimated five hundred years old. Very private and tranquil heated swimming pool – ideal for nude sunbathing and skinny-dipping. Fenced tennis court, South-facing elevation and riverside terrace. Near Ste Foy-la-Grande, Dordogne, South West France. PROPERTY SOLD BY CLASSIC FRENCH HOMES


 
 Country Chateau with River Frontage – Castillonnes, Lot-et-Garonne  

R0023 Country Chateau with River Frontage

Near Castillonnes, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Beautiful chateau dating back to 1477 abounding with charm and character. The property currently comprises 9 bedrooms, three reception rooms, plus a self-contained one-bedroomed guardian's cottage. The chateau is set in 3.4 hectares of very private grounds, set well back from the road and with 200m of river frontage, and with stable and paddock. Whilst idyllic in its tranquility, it is never-the-less only a few kilometers from a lovely bastide town offering all the usual facilities. The pool has its own summer kitchen, with BBQ, kitchen, dining and ablution facilities. Lot-et-Garonne, south west France. SOLD


Chateau with stunning views over the River Dordogne for sale 

R0007 A classic Perigordine chateau for sale

Near Sarlat, Perigord Noir, Dordogne

With 12 hectares of land, 9 bedrooms in all, elevated position offering stunning views over the Dordogne river valley, with Dordogne river frontage, swimming pool, tennis court, sauna, steamroom, ample garaging suited to accommodating a fleet of classic cars, barns suited to conversion, huge wine cellar. With a self-contained guest wing, including snooker / billiard room. Close to Michelin starred restaurant. Country setting, Dordogne, South West France. PROPERTY SOLD BY CLASSIC FRENCH HOMES