A sumptuous C17th chateau & vineyard for sale in Bergerac, with breathtaking views. Featuring a hobby vineyard, gites and pool complex on a 32 hectare estate.
Exclusive to Maxwell Baynes, Christie's International Real Estate - a luxury real estate agency in France: This remarkable property has been finished to an exceptional standard. Evocative features include silk-lined walls and hand-painted murals and friezes.
This 32 hectare estate has wonderful landscaped gardens, an olive grove and panoramic views of its vineyards.
The principal Chateau has three bedrooms on the first floor, all with attractive ensuite bathrooms. The ground floor is tiled throughout and comprises a salon, dining room, kitchen and library.
Three gites are attached to the rear of the property, all finished to a similar standard to the Chateau. Two have one bedroom each, and the largest has two bedrooms with a galleried landing. These all have views over the pool complex, garden and fountain.
The heated pool (11m x 5 m) has an automated security cover, and is set alongside a changing room with summer bar and a massage room with entertainment area.
A spacious tasting room would make an ideal reception area for events, with plenty of space to entertain guests or clients.
The vineyard buildings include a large hangar (192m2), a vinification chai and a barrel-storage hall. 7.7 hectares of the estate are under vine, currently managed by the local co-operative, wine is made off-site - but can be bottled and labelled in the Chateau itself. This represents a hassle-free way of vineyard management, with the advantage of having your own label!
Set in the highly regarded appellation of Montravel in Bergerac, the region is noted for its reds, rosés and dry whites.
Also included on the estate is a two-bedroom caretaker’s apartment, and a detached house on the edge of the plot which requires renovation.
With refurbishments having taken around 9 years, no expense has been spared in bringing this wondrous property a new lease of life. The stunning décor alone took two years of working full-time with a distinguished local artist.
Location: Set in small hamlet, this property is around 10 minutes from a market town. Bergerac airport (with connections throughout Europe) is around 30 minutes away, and the international airport of Bordeaux is around 1 hour 20 minutes away.
The price includes farm equipment, and the contents of the chateau are available by separate negotiation.
Full details can be provided on proof of funds and a signed confidentiality agreement.
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