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8 bedroom country house for sale

France - Chamaret, Drome


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Key features:

  • Large fully restored historic property
  • Family home + established gite business
  • Eight bedrooms and six bathrooms
  • Large 50 square metre pool
  • Lovely gardens and courtyard
  • DPE = 146 [C] GES = 4 [A]

Full description:

The Bastide des Launes is a charming 400 year old Provencal country house with two gites and a pool. It is situated in the scenic southern Drome countryside on the edge of the picturesque village of Chamaret with its distinctive medieval tower . The village is surrounded by sun drenched Provencal countryside including lavender fields, vineyards and truffle trees. The house has magnificent views in all directions including one of Mont Ventoux.

The Bastide consists of the Maison Principal with the two wings of the property used as two gites (Truffle and Stable).The Maison Principal comprises 3 large double bedrooms, 2 medium sized double bedrooms, one single bedroom, 2 lounges (one on the second floor), study and a large kitchen/dining room which seats 10 and has an Aga style cooker. There are three en-suite bathrooms and a separate toilet.The Truffle Gite has a large living area, large kitchen, large bedroom and two bathrooms.The Stable gite has a combined kitchen/living room and double bedroom with en-suite.Externally there is lovely walled courtyard, patio, fruit trees and oak trees, a large 50m2 swimming pool, pool house with toilet, and music system by the pool. Attached to the Truffle gite is a large 50m2 walled garden and patio with mature trees that accommodate hammocks to while away the hours.


The Bastide is situated on the outskirts of the medieval village of Chamaret. In the local area the stunning Chateau de Grignan dominates the view, with its narrow streets, high walls and church. Grignan has a lively artistic colony with many galleries and workshops in its narrow twisting lanes. The Roman amphitheater in the town of Orange and the famous "Pont d'Avignon" are all within an hour's drive of the Bastide. We are in the Rhone valley wine region with some superb vineyards within a few minutes' drive from the Bastide.


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Lounge - 12' 3'' x 19' 3'' (3.728m x 5.872m)

Kitchen - 16' 0'' x 19' 3'' (4.879m x 5.872m)

Study - 10' 10'' x 19' 3'' (3.297m x 5.872m)


Peach bedroom with en-suite - 11' 6'' x 21' 1'' (3.517m x 6.417m)

Red bedroom with en-suite - 11' 1'' x 23' 2'' (3.376m x 7.052m)

Hall - 8' 6'' x 17' 1'' (2.597m x 5.211m)

Store cupboard and toilet - 6' 9'' x 9' 0'' (2.055m x 2.747m)

Blue bedroom - 11' 1'' x 18' 6'' (3.377m x 5.642m)


Attic bedroom 1 - 10' 9'' x 18' 9'' (3.286m x 5.727m)

Attic bedroom 2 - 10' 4'' x 12' 11'' (3.148m x 3.933m)

Attic bedroom 3 - 10' 2'' x 10' 2'' (3.09m x 3.1m)

Attic lounge - 17' 5'' x 20' 9'' (5.3m x 6.337m)

Bathroom - 4' 3'' x 10' 8'' (1.303m x 3.241m)

In one wing of the Bastide on ground and first floors

Ground floor kitchen and lounge - 11' 5'' x 21' 0'' (3.477m x 6.4m)

First floor bedroom with en-suite - 11' 6'' x 21' 1'' (3.517m x 6.417m)

In one wing of the Bastide at first floor level and linked to the main house accommodation. If a large family is using Truffle gite they can have use of the Blue bedroom, so it becomes a two bedroom gite with two bathrooms.

First floor kitchen - 11' 11'' x 13' 6'' (3.625m x 4.115m)

Truffle gite lounge with integral bedroom - 13' 10'' x 33' 9'' (4.223m x 10.283m)

Bathroom 1 - 7' 6'' x 9' 10'' (2.275m x 2.986m)

Bathroom 2 - 7' 1'' x 7' 11'' (2.152m x 2.411m)

There is a large garage (4.099m x 13.917m) that contains a built in wine cellar with air conditioning and also a back cellar for storage. At the rear of the property is a large storage shed.

The Bastide has a lovely walled courtyard, fruit tree orchard, mature oak (truffles) tree orchard, extensive walled garden, vegetable garden and parking area. The adjoining field is let to a local farmer and has half planted with lavender and the other half with a rotational crop

Swimming pool - 50m2
With pool house, WC and a poolside music system.


Electric radiators in all living rooms and bedrooms. In addition there is a wood burning insert fire in the main lounge

Mains drainage

350m2 of habitable accommodation

Total land area = 14810m2

Recent tax fonciere = 2386 euros

Closest shops and services
The Bastide is three minutes walk from the main part of the village and this features a bar, boulangerie, post office. There is a fruit and vegetable stall in the summer.

Gite furniture and household items
Furniture and household items in the gites are available for purchase at an additional cost.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Nîmes (Garons) (INTERNATIONAL), 50.7 miles
  • Provence (INTERNATIONAL), 67.6 miles
  • Méditerranée (INTERNATIONAL), 73.2 miles
  • Satolas (INTERNATIONAL), 91.5 miles

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

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27 Old Gloucester Street LONDON WC1N 3AX
03339 396204  Local call rate
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