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14 bedroom castle for sale



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Key features:

  • 99807m2 of land
  • 1160m2 of floor space
  • Countryside view

Full description:

A beautiful Italianate style Chateau dating back to 1860, currently divided into apartments set in over 10 hectares of parkland and agricultural land, ideal for horses.

This Chateau was inspired by Italian architecture; a Florentine style facade with a round covered terrace at the entrance offers fabulous views across the park with its pond and far-reaching rural features.

The chateau offers many original features such as high ceilings, original wall paintings, a beautiful hallway, different wooden parquet floors, marble fireplaces and is well maintained and in good condition.

There are two apartments with  separate entrances in the chateau, allowing privacy and more attached outbuildings offering development potential.

Very well situated in the greater Carcassonne area, besides a large family home, the property has the potential for a luxury  apartments - hotel or B&B with larger groups and conferences. 

The Chateau offers 1160m2 of living area over 4 floors.
Ground floor 180m2: Spacious entrance hall with outside covered South facing terrace, accessible via wide stone staircases, library 33m2 with marble fireplace, reception room 34m2 with marble fireplace and boudoir, dining room 34m2 with separate office, well equipped kitchen 25m2.

All rooms still have their original wooden floors. Some of them still have their original wallpaper and wood panels. Impressive, large central hall with high ceiling and painted walls. The beautiful staircase leads to the different levels.

Upper garden level floor 170m2:  dining room and kitchen with its original floor and oven. Large exercise room 100m2 with sauna, jacuzzi, hamman, shower room, separate wc, bedroom 26m2, bathroom.

Garden level floor with entrance to a courtyard and another to the park, utility room, large cellar and wine cave.

First floor 180m2 with large hall leading to 4 en suite bedrooms: 
Deco style bedroom 32m2 with bathroom and dressing, bedroom 37m2 with bathroom and dressing featuring the original ceramic wood stove. The third bedroom 30m2 on this floor has a marble bath. The master bedroom 38m2 features another beautiful bathroom with a round bath, shower, bidet and dressing.

Second floor 180m2 : 4 bedrooms 15, 17, 18 and 21m2 and a family bathroom. Three large rooms, used as offices and painting studio.

2 self catering apartments 100m2 and 150m2 + Conference Room
The apartments are attached to the chateau and accessible by a so called servant staircase. Next to the apartments a 95m2 conference room with its large mezzanine. Separate bar, dining area and kitchen 70m2, wcs.

5 apartments rented out long term. 
1 bedroom flat 

A large 2 storey barn, each floor 300m2. Ground floor used as garage. Its first floor could be used as extension to the conference facilities. 
Another barn connected to a walled courtyard of 120m2.
A beautiful Gothic style chapel, dating from 1885, is in need of renovation.
Further 550m2 of outbuildings.  

Pool 12m x 7m tiled with mosaic
Large Pond fed by a river bordering the property

Total of 99,807m2, the park with old plane, magnolia, cedar trees and bamboo is bordered by a small river which feeds a large pond. There is a well in the grounds. The major part of the land consists of meadow which is ideal for horses. 

General condition
The chateau, apartments and conference building are in good condition and well maintained. Original wooden floors or terracotta tiles, oil fired central heating, remote controlled gate. 

This large and interesting property is very well suited for a successful, profitable hotel, B&B and conference enterprise, well situated in such a beautiful region rich in history, near the Mediterranean and several international airports close by.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Carcassonne (International), 4.2 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (International), 66.2 miles
  • Toulouse (Blagnac) (International), 91.7 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Prestige Property Group, Sherborne

The Old Bank House, Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BU
03339 396020  Local call rate


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Prestige Property Group, Sherborne

The Old Bank House, Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BU
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