14 bedroom character property for sale
Puy L’Evêque, Lot, 46700, France
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A superb opportunity to purchase a riverside chateau complex set in approximately 8 hectares of land. The earliest parts of the building probably date from the C13th. In addition to the main house there are 2 apartments and 4 gites.
The buildings are extensive and offer a very spacious 1158 m2, all renovated to a high standard. We begin our tour with the main residence which covers 375m2 SH. Ground floor : Kitchen 26.5m2, (a vaulted room with an open fire place), study 24.5m2, large salon 33.5m2, ground floor bedroom 25m2, vast bathroom 34m2, store room 11.5m2, utility room / arriere cuisine 3.5m2, wc, bathroom 3.5m2, entrance hall 12m2, beautiful wide central staircase 35m2, store room 8m2, & terraces to the outside.
1st floor approached via the sweeping staircase, landing 8m2, large reception room 48m2, library 25m2, 2nd & 3rd bedrooms each 17.5m2, shower room / wc 5m2. Boiler room. Grenier space.
There are 2 superb apartments completing the main part of the building. The 1st apartment is reached by the imposing central staircase. Living room 31m2 with sleeping area, a fireplace with wood burner and separate bathroom and kitchen. One side has a view on the inner courtyard, the other side over the old watermill and the river. The 2nd apartment is fronted by a magnificent, south facing, covered terrace with a unique view over the river. It is made up of 2 large, very light rooms, restored in their original styles. The apartment has a living room with corner kitchen and fireplace, a bedroom and a luxurious bathroom with separate toilet. Central heating and wood-burners provide warmth and comfort out of the summer season for both apartments.
Guardian's house 51m2 - made up of 3 rooms with vaulted ceilings. Each room has electric heating and the living room also has a wood burner.
Boatman's house 105m2 : entrance 6m2, living room / kitchen 38m2, store room 3m2, ground floor bedroom 15m2, bathroom 6.5m2, wc, terraces. The Boatman's House is a detached, more recent building, in the old annexes of the chateau. The large living room and the downstairs bedroom have direct access on to the large terrace that looks over the River Lot. There is a luxury bathroom on the ground floor. Two further bedrooms of 12.5m2 & 12m2 are reached by a staircase in the living room, plus a mezzanine area of 7.5m2.
Miller's house 97m2 comprising of on the ground floor kitchen 12m2, shower room 14m2, staircase leading to 1st floor, and a terrace. 1st floor large salon 52.5m2, bedroom 18.5m2.
One very attractive proposition is the grande salle area offering numerous options for a hospitality business. This comprises of the large salon / buffet 140m2, a mezzanine 15.5m2, cloakrooms of 16m2, a professional kitchen 12m2, laundry & shower room, boiler room for the central heating.
2 further opportunities lie with the pigeonnier part of the complex. Here you will find the 1st house offering a large salon / kitchen 55m2, wc, boiler room, ground floor bedroom 13m2, bathroom 7m2, staircase, 2nd bedroom in the pigeonnier 20m2. The 2nd house offers a salon / kitchen 34m2, bedroom 14m2, shower room 6m2. Amongst the other interesting outbuildings is a chapel 40m2, old bread ovens, a small water mill (to renovate) 20m2, workshop 20m2, a vaulted room 18m2.
Within the riverside grounds, the moat has been expertly converted to provide an unusual swimming pool, there is a 2nd more conventional pool of 12 x 6, and a lake / pond to make into a water feature. There are grounds of almost 8 ha to enjoy, in a splendid setting alongside the spectacular river. The property lies close to the medieval town of Puy L'Eveque in the beautiful Lot Valley. Rodez Airport is serviced by Ryanair, who run regular flights from London Stansted, and Toulouse airport is under 90 minutes away. Other options would be to fly into Limoges or Brive / Vallee de la Dordogne airport and travel down the A20.
Peter Elias, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC No48183917300020.
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