11 bedroom castle for sale
EUGENIE LES BAINS, Biarritz and Pau Area, S.W France - Aquitaine,
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- caretakers apartment/house
- guest house
- laundry room
- open fireplace
- tennis court
- private garden
Built in the mid 1700's and modified in the 20th century the Chateau has sizeable reception rooms with good ceiling height and beautiful decorative plaster moulding and cornicing and pretty fireplaces, tall windows and attractive floors. The rooms are bright and spacious and all of them face either east onto the gardens, or west down the valley. An imposing double revolution staircase leads up to the large double doors set in the dramatic Italianate facade which was added in 1960's, giving access to:-
Upper Ground Floor; Entrance hall 46 m2, with wooden floor and a magnificent wooden staircase. Dining room, 44 m2, with original stone floors, fireplace and original decorative stucco of the four seasons. Main Salon, 56 m2, with monumental stone fireplace, Guest W.C. and basin, Billiard room/living room, 78 m2, Fitted kitchen, 75 m2 with breakfast area. Professional appliances and open fireplace, stone basin. W.C. T.V. room, 24 m2, Petit salon, 33 m2 with fireplace. Ceiling height 4.35 metres.
First Floor: Spacious landing off which is: Master bedroom, 47 m2, with en-suite bathroom, 28 m2, with oval bath and shower head, double basin and W.C. Seven further double bedrooms of 28, 32, 24, 28, 34, 24 and 28 m2 all with en-suite bathrooms with bath, shower head, wash basin and W.C.
Lovely architectural features, fireplaces and decorative plaster moulding and cornicing. Ceiling height 3.61 metres.
In both towers are staircases leading to the roof terraces.
Basement; This extends under the entire property and has a wine cellar, boiler room, workshop, garaging and the caretaker?s apartment of approximately 60 m2 with private terrace.
Amenities: Oil fired Central heating with brand new boiler (installed 2009. Cost 14,000 euros) septic tank, electricity, ADSL. Bathrooms have all been recently renewed and re-plumbed. All window recently renovated and internal decorations. New swimming pool liner.
Orangery: Converted to provide additional guest accommodation: Living room, 43 m2, two bedrooms of 11 and 10 m2 and a shower room with basin and W.C.
Exterior; New hard tennis court (fenced). New enclosed salt water heated swimming pool 16 x 6 metres with two alarms.
Grounds; The Chateau is set in grounds of about 14 Ha 88a 53ca with woodland (Beech, oak and chestnut), meadow and a large trout pond fed by a natural spring. Entrance gates off a quiet country road give access to the private driveway leading to the Chateau.
This elegant property is architecturally unique and has been tastefully and imaginatively restored offering a high level of comfort with extensive accommodation, all en-suite. It is a wonderful place to entertain in a beautiful and peaceful location. Ideally located for easy access to the Atlantic coast, (under 1 hour) the mountains and ski resorts (within 2 hours).
The property has a highly successful rental history and would be suitable either as a lovely private residence or for some commercial activity. Sold largely furnished and equipped. Contact us today to find out more.
- Pyrénées (International), 22.9 miles
- Lourdes (Tarbes) (International), 39.8 miles
- Parme (International), 59.6 miles
- Bordeaux (Mérignac) (International), 81 miles
- Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 87.9 miles
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