Near Perigueux, Dordogne


2,900,000 €

$3,857,000

This beautifully appointed 17th century chateau has been carefully restored to a very high standard and sits in a tranquil and private setting with extensive views over the Lanmary Forests.

  • 6 bedrooms, 5 of which are en suite, to main house
  • Elegant and spacious reception rooms
  • Separate guest apartment
  • Discrete and well appointed swimming pool complex
  • Large, detached stone barn
  • Original stable yard with ancillary accommodation
  • Chapel
  • 14 hectares of land including woodland and pasture

Accommodation

Reception Hall

39m2 Accessed via the entrance porch and double doors. Wooden floor.

Grand Salon

60m2 Wooden parquet floor, working fireplace and four large windows – two overlooking the front of the property and two overlooking the park.

Staircase hall

20m2 Tiled floor, painted double staircase which sweeps up to the first floor landing and a door to the dining room.

Dining room

31m2 With windows to two aspects, a door to the staircase hall and a servants’ door to the inner hall and kitchens.

Inner hall

Behind the staircase hall, this gives access to the kitchen and provides staff access to the dining room.

Kitchen

31m2 With working stone fireplace, four oven aga and fitted units and appliances. This comfortable room has glazed doors to the conservatory and access to the back hall.

Conservatory

36m2 Facing west across the park.

Back entrance hall

Accessing kitchen, cold kitchen and original staff staircase.

Cold Kitchen

A useful room which serves as a food preparation area, houses the dishwasher and provides convenient storage.

Wine cellar

Beneath the kitchen

First floor landing

Galleried and opening to a corridor running along the back of the house which accesses all first floor bedrooms.

Master bedroom (first floor)

48m2 With windows to two sides overlooking the park and the front of the house. Door to en suite bathroom.

En suite bathroom for Master suite

With bath, free standing shower WC and vanity unit.

Bedroom 2 (first floor)

32m2 Currently used as a dressing room and with an extensive wardrobe area concealed behind curtains.

Bedroom 3 (first floor)

31 sq metres This room is currently used as a first floor sitting room. Door to en suite bathroom.

En suite bathroom for bedroom 3

Bath, WC, basin and bidet.

Study 1 (first floor)

24m2 With windows overlooking the park

Study 2 (first floor)

15m2 With a window overlooking the park.

Shower room (first floor)

Second floor landing

Bedroom 4 (second floor)

62m2 With double aspect, beautiful ceiling timbers and a door to an en suite bathroom.

En suite to bedroom 4

With suite of bath, basin, WC and bidet.

Bedroom 5 (second floor)

34m2 With an en suite shower room

En suite to bedroom 5

Shower, basin and WC

Bedroom 6 (second floor)

54m2 including en suite An L shaped room which is divided into a sleeping and sitting area with en suite shower room off it.

En suite to bedroom 6

With shower, basin and WC

Courtyard and buildings

The original stable yard. Accessed via imposing iron gates and giving access to a workshop, the boiler room, summer kitchen and a store room. Gate to the swimming pool courtyard.

Swimming pool courtyard

Comprising an open terrace leading to the pool, pool house with WC and pump room and a bar. There is also a substantial covered courtyard within the complex with an impressive pillar supporting the roof. Two sets of stairs lead respectively to a gym and a guest apartment.

Swimming pool

11m x 7m Within a secluded walled area this heated pool is surrounded by a paved terrace.

Gym and sauna

On the first floor and overlooking the swimming pool complex.

Guest apartment

90m2 approx

With two bedrooms, shower room and generous living area with fitted kitchen, wood burning stove and attractive beamed ceiling.

Barn

400m2 approx

A charming, stone built building which is currently a garage, workshop and storage area.

Workshop/Garage

45m2

With electricity and water.

Store

31m2

Adjacent to the garage, accessed by double doors.

Open fronted storage

A large area suitable for parking vehicles and storing wood.

Chapel and crypt

South west of the main house, the family chapel has been comprehensively restored, including stained glass windows depicting crests associated with the property. There is a small crypt below the chapel.

Gardens and grounds

140000m2

The property is approached via a long drive leading to imposing iron gates. Beyond these gates the house and buildings sit on a level area of ground bounded by a ha ha to the south. The views are exceptional because of this elevated position. Behind the house is an area of park with several terraces providing privacy and secluded viewpoints. Apart from these formal pleasure gardens there is a large area of woodland, a section of arable land and a paddock area which contains a stone folly.

Please note: USD and GBP values are approximate, based on 1.42 and 0.87 of EUR price respectively.