Glorious historic renovated Chateau with moat and parkland (Chalus, 87)
€16,800,000 (APPROX. £14,488,320)
Property Details - Château
Exquisite Chateau with extraordinary history in the heart of the Limousin in south-west France.
Built in 1179 and now fully renovated to an exceptional standard, this fairy-tale property boasts 29 bedrooms, a grand banqueting hall and its own licenced Tavern.
Legend has it that English King Richard the Lionheart died here after a siege at nearby Chalus some 800 years ago.
The Chateau is complete with a moat and Portcullis and the estate comprises of 165 hectares of land with several houses, barns, four lakes and various water wells.
The castle itself has been completely renovated to the highest standard without compromising the authenticity of its history. All windows are double glazed and the wood paneling, decorative work, doors and windows have been made by hand. The ground floor has under floor heating and the upper floor has radiators.
It has satellite services, computer facilities, and a rustic style modern kitchen.
There are 16 bedrooms within the castle itself and most have their own ensuite shower-rooms.
With a total living space of 3500m2 the Chateau contains a house chapel, office-rooms, a music-room and banqueting hall.
There is also a comfortable lounge, a cinema room, a library and servants’ quarters.
Leisure facilities include a Jacuzzi, sauna, and billiard room.
The tavern is fully functioning and serves tourists and locals drinks and meals. It has a pub-like bar and a capacity for more than 100 people inside for dinner or lunch. Outside there are two terraces with a capacity for over 200 people. It has a parking area and a large barn for multi-functional use.
The nearby village has all the basic facilities including mini supermarket, garage, post office, doctor and pharmacy, bar, hairdresser, boulangerie, junior school and mairie - all within a few minutes' walk from the castle.
During the last weekend in October there is the annual Chestnut Festival which attracts over 10,000 visitors.
The town of Chalus, about 6-7 minutes away by car, has larger facilities such as banks, dentists, vet, tourist information office etc. It also has a weekly traditional French market.
This Chateau offers a unique opportunity to acquire a rare property with the potential either to be used as a private residence or to be exploited commercially.
Around 40 minutes from Limoges airport.
Full details, supplementary photos and floor plans are available on request.
Dan Arnold, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N°513103663.
(dont 5 % TTC honoraires à la charge de l'acquéreur)
Agency fees are included in the asking price.
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