Beautifully Renovated 8 Bedroom Historical French Chateau Nestling in Nearly Half an Acre of Glorious Landscaped Gardens…
Advert Reference: 241170
For Sale By AgentAgency: Prestige Property Group View Agency Find more properties from this Agent
|€845,000 is approximately:|
- Type: Residential (Château, Country House, Maison de Maître, Manoir / Manor House), Maison Ancienne, Maison Bourgeoise, Detached
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bath/ Shower Rooms: 6
- Habitable Size: 441 m²
- Land Size: 1,802 m²
- Character / Period Features
- Countryside View
- Off-Street Parking
- Renovated / Restored
- Rental / Gîte Potential
- Stable(s) / Equestrian Facilities
Beautifully Renovated 8 Bedroom Historical French Chateau Nestling in Nearly Half an Acre of Glorious Landscaped Gardens, while Enjoying Panoramic Countryside Views from its Peaceful Location Near …
Beautifully renovated 8 bedroom historical French Chateau nestling in nearly half an acre of glorious landscaped gardens, while enjoying panoramic countryside views from its peaceful location near all amenities in Aspet.
This traditional property was built in 1860 has been tastefully restored to a high standard and is currently being run as a lovely B&B. It is a super family home and/or business offering 441 m2 of habitable space.
Aspet has a market twice a week and is close to beautiful walks/hikes, cycle routes and is only 30 minutes to the ski resort of Le Mourtis. Everything you can imagine being close to the Pyrenees mountains.
Toulouse international airport is only 1h 16 minutes away and Tarbes Lourdes airport is just 1 hour away.
St Gaudens, the main town of the region is 18 minutes away with every shop and service, and has a train station going to Toulouse, Tarbes and Pau.
Situated in the heart of the village of Aspet, the Chateau has been tastefully renovated by the current owners to a very high standard. The property has fibre optic Wi-Fi, main drains and a new pellet boiler has been installed, one can simply move in and enjoy the splendour without worry and work. Many original features have been respected and retained during the renovation by the owners including • Stunning high elegant doors into the different rooms • Parquet and wooden flooring • The staircase and banister • Ornate marble fireplaces • Original windows in excellent condition.
Each room throughout the Chateau has been tastefully decorated, mainly with Laura Ashley classic wallpaper, in keeping with the style of this lovely home. It is entered via the iron gates leading to the main entrance of the chateau.
The entrance door has ornate iron grills on the windows. It opens into the wide hallway (37m2) with a parquet wooden floor and leads to the staircase and lift to the first floor. There is a South facing balcony with patio doors that open to bring in sunshine and with a view of the Cagire mountain. The hallway has a modern circular lift that provides access to the first floor with persons with limited mobility. Doors from the hallway lead into: Living room (32 M2) This welcoming room has • Parquet wooden floor • 4 windows brining in light and warmth to the room • 2 radiators • A wood burner and ornate fireplace. The living room has a door opening into the turret room, currently used as an office, with two windows.
This dining room (32m2) is spacious with a parquet wooden floor, 2 radiators, 2 windows and a marble fireplace. It is an ideal room for entertaining friends and enjoying family meals together and provides a lovely room for B&B guests to enjoy breakfast each morning and evening meals if provided.
The newly fitted kitchen (ESPRIT 22m2) is fully equipped with two electric fan ovens, a dishwasher, 2 refrigerators, 2 freezers, an induction hob and large island for food preparation. There are two windows in the kitchen and this room leads into the second entrance hall (6m2) with a door out into the side garden. There is a new electricity panel - recently installed.
Bedroom 1 (23m2) situated on the ground floor, it is an ideal bedroom for anyone with limited mobility. This lovely corner room has a wooden floor, 3 windows, 2 radiators, a black marble fireplace and an independent WC with wash basin.
The central wide staircase spirals round to the first floor. Between the ground floor and first floor there is an independent WC with wash basin and window (2.20 m2) and there is a large bright hallway (30m2) at the top of the staircase with wooden floor, a balcony overlooking the front entrance and doors leading into the following accommodation: Living room or Bedroom 2 (32m2) currently a second living room, this room could be changed into an additional bedroom if required. It has a marble fireplace • wooden floor • 2 radiators • 4 windows and leads into a small turret reading room with 2 windows and a wooden floor.
Bedroom 3 (23m2) is a double bedroom with a wooden floor, 2 large windows and a radiator.
Bedroom 4 (23m2) A corner double bedroom with wooden floor, 2 radiators, 3 windows and a private independent WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 5 (32m2) is a spacious bedroom with 2 radiators, a wooden floor, marble fireplace, bath in the corner and an en-suite shower room with WC, contemporary wash basin, Italian style shower and 2 long windows providing lots of light. The bathroom (8m2) is a large room with bidet, wash basin, bath, modern wall heater and view of the Cagire mountain, and the separate shower room (8m2) has a towel radiator, radiator, a large Italian style shower and a high window.
Continue up the lovely staircase to the second floor. There is a room off the staircase currently used as a linen store. On reaching the hallway (29m2) there is a skylight which provides lots of light to this space (the owners are currently in the process of replacing the old skylight with a new window). This floor of the Chateau is currently offering rooms for the bed and breakfast guests and has the following accommodation:
Bedroom 6 (Le Cagire) (32m2) is a bright bedroom and has 4 windows each with internal original wooden shutters and a lovely wooden floor. The en-suite shower room has ornate antique styled blue and white tiles, an Italian style shower, modern wash basin, WC and 2 windows.
Bedroom 7 (La Chapelle) (32m2) is another spacious bedroom with 2 windows, wooden floor and an en-suite shower room (the same as Cagire).
Bedroom 8 (La Foret) (35m2) is a very large bedroom with wooden and carpeted floor, 3 windows and a similar shower room as above with a large window.
A door from the second floor hallway opens into the attic which is situated on 2 floors. Floor One - This large space has high ceilings, a wooden floor and steps leading up to Floor Two of the attic.
Floor Two - A large open space which could be used as storage or converted. The attic provides an opportunity to extend the accommodation if you wish to create • Family self-contained apartment (if using the Chateau as a business) • An apartment that can be rented to holiday makers • Additional bedrooms and bathrooms to expand the business. • A studio or workshop for guests to offer weekly workshops (eg photography, painting etc)
This is a dream for anyone who loves DIY and gardening. A wooden staircase leads down to the 5 different areas in the basement.
Area 1 is the large space with the hallway to the external doors out to the side garden. This is home to the Silo automatic feed container for the wood pellets that heat the water and the ground and first floor accommodation.
The second floor has new electric heating as it is used for the B&B guests allowing more flexibility. There is a laundry area with a massive original 'evier' comprising of two double deep old style wash areas.
Area 2 is the boiler room with the new pellet boiler and lots of storage space, area 3 is the conserve and wine room, area 4 is currently a storage room where the owners store equipment and the trailer etc, and area 5 is the workshop. That completes the internal accommodation of the Chateau.
The Chateau sits in the middle of nearly half an acre of land with views of Cagire and the surrounding countryside and mountains. There is an entrance path and gravelled area with flower beds at the front of the property. Gravel paths divide the different beds and vegetable plots at one side of the property, and there is a garden with decked seating area at the rear of the property, and driveway with parking to the other side of the property. The land is walled and secure with two gateways leading into the entrance and the driveway.
The sun travels around the property providing a sunny emplacement throughout the day.
This area offers outdoor activities and sports including • skiing • cycling (high mountain and/or valleys) • walking, from simple family walks to longer hikes (GR) • golf • spas • natural lakes for bathing • parascending • horse-riding • rafting • vide grenier sales and local markets in proximity of the Pyrenees Mountains. There is something for everyone.
The village of Aspet is what everyone imagines a French village to be with traditional cafes/bars, restaurants, little shops, bakers and a local market twice a week - everything is on the doorstep under a 5-minute walk away. There are lots of pretty villages and countryside to visit including mountains, lakes, flora and fauna, castle ruins, spas, fresh produce markets and village festivals.
Easy access to the A64 motorway, Toulouse International Airport, Tarbes/Lourdes airport, the station at St Gaudens provide links not only to places in France but also to Spain: • Barcelona is only a 4h 30 drive away • and San Sebastien 3 hours • The Mediterranean coast is just 2h 50 • 2h 30 is the Atlantic coast.
|€845,000 is approximately:|
Property added to Saved Properties