PRICE REDUCED – Spectacular medieval castle, in very good condition, overlooking the Dordogne Valley, with formal terraces with statues and topiaries overlooking a superb landscape. Charming guest house and outbuildings and wooded park of 20 hectares with ruins of a roman chapel.
14th and 19th century castle with about 1,000m2 of living space, featuring on the ground floor: 24m2 entrance hall with medieval doors; superb vaulted 50m2 kitchen/family-room, with monumental fireplace; back kitchen and utilities, boiler room and staff staircase; reception area with high ceilings with decorated beams; 40m2 landing with big staircase, monumental fireplace; 10m2 study in the tower; large 52m2 dining room with monumental fireplace, walnut paneling and stained glass; 24m2 central entrance hall with access to the terraces, vaulted ceiling and attractive stone floor; 55m2 great drawing room with monumental fireplace featuring the family coat of arms; corridor and guests WC; main en-vis staircase. (Wine cellar in the courtyard).
First floor, corridor leading to:
Secondary staircase leading to: breathtaking 70m2 library of Pierre-Paul Grassé (Aadémie des Sciences), huge volume with fireplace; staff accommodation with bedroom/laundry, bathrooms and WC, secondary staircase descending to the back kitchen.
Second floor: 25m2 former chapel (situated above the main en-vis staircase (spiral staircase), converted into a safe, walnut paneling.
Park: Gorgeous terraces with topiaries. Wooded park of 20 hectares. Very long driveway. Meadows available for horses and for helicopter landing.
Guests house: renovated in 2004, featuring: living room, kitchen, sitting room, WC, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
(Possibility to acquire a house along the road, near the entrance gates, to use as a gatehouse.)
Income: The chateau is regularly rented-out as a prestigious holiday residence on a weekly basis.
2007 : 14 to 15 weeks rented (yearly income: 85,000€)
2008 : 12 weeks rented
2009 : 9 weeks rented
Motorway A20 to Paris, exit 13km
Limoges Airport (RyianAir) 140km by motorway
Bergerac Airport (Ryan Air) 90km
Brive-la-Gaillarde Airport (project for 2010) 50km by motorway
Please note: USD and GBP values are approximate, based on 1.42 and 0.87 of EUR price respectively.