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8 bedroom character property for sale

France - Montpellier, Hérault

€1,630,000

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Key features:

  • Living space: 475 m2;
  • Plot size: 38991 m2;
  • Convertible space: 90 m2;
  • Distance to shops: km

Full description:

Prestige Château 1860, exceptionally beautiful 18th Century facade with the most beautiful formal garden 'jardin à la française', 17th C. dovecote, large and bright reception rooms, 7 bedrooms, care taker apartment, partly convertible attic, various outbuildings, orangerie, swimming pool, tennis court, parkland 3.9ha with fields, very quiet yet next to a lively village and close to all transport links as well as the Mediterranean sea, AAA location

This elegant Chateau radiating peace and harmony is located in a perfect situation, just on the outskirts of a lively village, in the greater Montpellier area, Languedoc Roussillon, Occitanie, South of France. Passing the entrance gate, surrounded by the parkland while driving up along the formal garden, there is a feeling of being part of a glorious history. A most beautiful symmetric stone façade rises majestically and overlooks the formal garden and beyond to the countryside. A prestigious entrance hall welcomes the guests with a beautiful wood carved staircase at the rear. On the right and left are elegant receptions areas, with high windows and molded ceilings, used as lounges and formal dining room. The beautiful original floors enhance the ambiance of this very elegant living area. To the west side are the kitchen, office and utility rooms. The good sized and bright bedrooms are on the first floor. A large courtyard is formed by the former agriculture outbuildings with independent access where there is also a 200m2 party room and the care taker's apartment. The ground are mainly fenced, the tennis court and the swimming pool are well positioned and not in sight. Some fields provide the possibility to have a horse or other animals. There is also the possibility to buy about 11ha of agriculture land.

A property perfect for lovers of harmony, elegance and aesthetics combined with lifestyle; moreover it is as well ideal for entertaining. A Château to fall in love with!

Description of the buildings

The Chateau offers around 440m2 of living space on the ground and first floor, as well as about 90m2 of convertible space in the towers of the second floor.
Ground floor:  Entrance hall 43m2 with mosaic floor and a beautiful carved wood stair case with a handrail in cherry wood, to the left a 57m2 lounge with marble columns and Doric Capitals and a marble fireplace, to the right a 57m2 lounge and dining area with Ionic columns capitals and a fireplace, ceiling 'à la française', behind is a corridor on both sides leading to all the following rooms such as  WC, study 12m2, service staircase, to the basement with the heating room, laundry 11m2, pantry 7m2, kitchen 23m2 with outside access and a connecting door to the formal dining area.
1st floor: landing, to the left, bedroom with fireplace 30m2, bedroom 25m2, bathroom 10m2 with WC, shower room 6m2, en-suite bedroom 22m2 in 17th Century dovecote with bathroom 11m2 and WC, from the landing to the right, bedroom 17m2 with dressing room, bathroom 10m2, bedroom 24m2, bedroom 30m2, bedroom above the entrance 17m2 with balcony overlooking the formal garden and country side. All floors are in pine wood.
2nd floor: in the North tower 2 rooms of 24m2 and 22m2, in the South tower are equally 2 rooms of 24m2 and 22m2, with a total of 90m2. Those rooms are not used other than for storage and could be easily converted into en-suite bedrooms.

Care taker apartment 55m2 on the ground floor, with separate entrance gate
There is a sitting room with fireplace, kitchen with dining area, shower room and a bedroom.
Orangerie with private outside space.
Swimming pool 12m x 5.5m
water basin with ducks
tennis court needs to be resurfaced

Outbuildings
large long building with former wine cellar, it has a shared entrance with care taker apartment:
Ground floor:
- covered open space next to wine cellar 130m2 used as garage or storage
- wine cellar with still 6 concrete vats 130m2
- workshop 65m2
1st floor accessed by an exterior contemporary staircase:
- terrace in exotic wood 55m2
- party room 180m2 with fireplace, cloakroom with toilets 13m2, kitchen 13m2, floor in dyed concrete,
double glazed metal windows
former stable 70m2 with 2 floors,  with another separate entrance and some land around

General condition
The buildings are generally in sound condition. The roof of the Chateau has been renewed about 25 years ago. The interior has been renovated about 30 years ago and needs updating in terms of kitchen, sanitary installation as well as partly the electricity and decoration. The party room has been recently converted and is just for private use. There is a fuel central heating in the Chateau and a gas heating in the care taker's apartment. Water is provided by 2 boreholes, the 2 septic tanks which need updating respective replacing.

Comments
A truly prestige residence with plenty of charm, exceptional by its architecture, formal garden and location, in a peaceful countryside environment and to the same time close to a lively village, towns, motorway, train and the sandy beaches.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 4.6 miles
  • Nîmes (Garons) (INTERNATIONAL), 28 miles
  • Beziers (LOCAL), 33.3 miles
  • Provence (INTERNATIONAL), 67.1 miles
  • Perpignan (Rivesaltes) (INTERNATIONAL), 79.9 miles

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

To view this property or request more details, contact
AB Real Estate, St Genies de Fontedit

3, Rue Calade Longue, 34480, Magalas, FRANCE
03339 395599  Local call rate
About AB Real Estate, St Genies de Fontedit

AB Real Estate is a successful international agency founded in 2001. We offer a wide range of properties from prestige, to villas and character holiday homes in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the South of France.

Our dedicated team of multilingual staff ensures the specific needs of our foreign clientele are met. Buying a property in another country as a holiday home, investment, or a permanent place of residence, can be a difficult process, particularly if you are unfamiliar with the language, local laws, legal requirements and procedures. We provide a smooth transition and also help with the myriad of different logistical issues that arise whenever you are buying a property abroad.

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We will assist you through the whole purchasing process, and offer an exceptional after sales service that includes a ‘settling-in’ package where we connect all the utilities, help you set up a bank account, insurance etc. We also offer a maintenance service, for example, gardening, building/decorating, pool, etc., a key-holding service and a holiday rental service ranging from change-overs to an all encompassing package, and much more.

You will find a warm welcome here at AB Real Estate and our experienced and professional multilingual team will make things as easy as possible for you.


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3, Rue Calade Longue, 34480, Magalas, FRANCE
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