• CHATEAU in LOT €901,000 (HAI)**
  • 11
  • 3
  • 499 m2
  • 11718 m2


Magnificent Château, splendidly restored in its traditional style

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An exceptional opportunity to buy a 12th century castle in a magnificent park enjoying a very quiet and exclusive environment. This superb property, consisting of a very large main building flanked by a square tower and a round tower, has been lovingly restored by the owner over many years. It is in excellent condition and includes many original antique elements. (fireplaces, mullioned windows) There are eleven bedrooms and the current owners indicate that about thirty people can stay there. There is also a large entrance, two large living rooms, a library and a small chapel. Outside, the park is landscaped with lawns, shrubs and trees of various species. There are several rest and relaxation areas as well as a large well-kept swimming pool with its pool house. 

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The castle would be ideal for organising holiday stays and/or events. The Lot and Aveyron rivers offer the possibility of kayaking and other water sports, there are stables and a playground nearby. Many long-distance hiking trails (GR) used by pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela in the surrounding area. Charged with history, the castle has been awarded the "Historic Heritage" label and about thirty dolmens and burial mounds in the vicinity attest to the site's prehistoric origins. Located in the heart of the Quercy Regional Park, the castle is protected from any noise or visual pollution. In addition there is the possibility to purchase the Logis des Bordes which is offered separately but can be added to the overall package if required.

The entrance to the castle is through a large oak door with historic ironwork:

GROUND FLOOR ...
Large entrance hall (46 m2). Stone slab flooring. Stone staircase. Many architectural elements. Front door: Kitchen (13 m²). The kitchen is located at the base of the round tower which originally contained a spiral staircase. This kitchen, in the traditional French style, is fully equipped. Entrance door to Dining room (60 m2)
Large 13th century fireplace (one of  the castle's three), stone floor, oak beamed ceiling, mullioned windows and stone "souillarde". The oak door gives access to a vaulted space and the garden. Bedroom 1 (26 m2) Separate bathroom and WC, wardrobe and built-in cupboards.

Staircase of the entrance hall to :

FIRST FLOOR ...
Corridor to : Bedroom 2 (12 m2) with antique door cupboard / sink. Bedroom 3 (20m2) with 2 wardrobes, antique door cupboard / washbasin. Small WC on the landing. Entrance door from the corridor to Chapel (13 m2) It is located in the round tower directly above the kitchen. It is a beautiful round room ideal for a quiet contemplation.

Doors of the corridor and chapel up to living room (60 m2) where the second fireplace of the 13th century is located. Another remarkable piece with many original architectural features. Entrance door to Library (26 m2) Two large cupboards/libraries fitted out. 13th century mantel with cupboard and sink. Views over the gardens from two half-open windows. Entrance door of the Living room to a large terrace (19m2) overlooking the garden. It is a beautiful space with a flat tile roof supported by stone columns.

The staircase continues to the second floor

SECOND FLOOR ...
Bedroom 4 (13 m2) located in a round tower with cupboard / sink. Bedroom 5 (16 m2). Bedroom 6 (16m2). Bathroom with WC. Bedroom 7 (16 m2)) with cupboard/wash basin. Room 8 (10m2). Bedroom 9 (10m2). Large bathroom with WC. Room 10 (26 m2) Used as a dormitory (6 beds). 

Staircase leading to bedroom 11 (26 m2) which also serves as a dormitory. WC and large closet.

The house is full of period furniture and antiques, and a large number of them are available for sale by negotiation.

LOCATION ...
The castle is located 18 km from Villefranche de Rouergue, 40 km from Cahors, and 100 km from Toulouse (aerodrome) Limogne is 4 km away with shops and a medical centre.

* €901 000 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 6 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€850 000 without fees)
This property has ...
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Guest house / gite
  • Private parking
  • Swimming Pool
Property Type
  • Country House
  • Family Home
  • Holiday Home
Location
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Hamlet property