9 bedroom castle for sale
BRIVE LA GAILLARDE, Dordogne Area, S.W France - Aquitaine,
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- guest house
- south facing
- private garden
Only 7 minutes from the center of Brive, at 20 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the A20 motorway, stands this beautiful castle, partly from the 13th century, partly from the period between 1700 and 1900; offering a habitable area of 450m2.
Built on a hill, the castle and its outbuildings are placed in the middle of a beautiful park-garden with ancient trees, lawns and terraces on an area of ??over 7 hectares.
The castle can be accessed via different approaches, on the south west side to the "cour d'honneur, or more private, on the north side to the inner courtyard.
The majestic hall gives access to the large open living room with three large double doors and a fireplace 'neo-renaissance' which was restored in the 18th century style by the former owner, the painter / decorator Eliane Rooryck. The floor area is 80 m2 and the ceiling height is 3.80m. Adjoining there is a large dining room of 35 m2 with fireplace from the Renaissance period. In line with the main lounge you will find the cloakroom and toilets.
On the ground floor of the east wing is a large kitchen of 23 m2, which is connected to a portion of the tower. A hall gives access to the three basements (two in an arc shape), a bathroom, a toilet and a study of 28 m2.
On the first floor, on the courtyard side, there is a private terrace, and a second one, very spacious, with a 180 degree view.
An entrance hall leads into two bedrooms, a bathroom and a toilet, and at the same level another area of ??73 m2.
On the other side, in the 13th century section, reached by a stone spiral staircase, there are three bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and a convertible attic.
The outbuildings: there is a house with a habitable surface of 136 m2, which offers, spread over three levels, a large living room with fireplace and a beautiful pebble flooring, a kitchen and a utility room on the ground floor.
The first floor has a hallway, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a toilet. On the second floor there is a hall with gives access to a bedroom and a bathroom.
This house has to be renovated.
Furthermore, there are a chapel, a studio in very good condition, some garages and a shed. All buildings are connected to the sewerage system.
- Limoges (International), 51 miles
- Bergerac (International), 54.5 miles
- Aulnat (International), 89.7 miles
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