Puy L’Evêque (Lot) - Riverside château with exceptional hospitality opportunities
€1,575,000 (APPROX. £1,385,411)
Property Details - Gîtes
A superb opportunity to purchase a riverside château complex set in approximately 7 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 965m², 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 / arrière 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 château. 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’Evêque 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 / Vallée de la Dordogne airport and travel down the A20.
Peter Elias, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N°48183917300020.
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