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Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
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 Ref : 9220CHG
Living space :
Total potential :
Land surface :
660 m²
429 m²
18,6 Ha
Dependences :
Pool :
yes
yes
Advantages : Remarkable renovation
Ideal for a cultural project, an event location
Price 2 000 000 €  
Fees to be paid by the vendor
Location
Lot Causses
 Department : Lot
 Area : Causses
 
Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
 
Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events

This remarkable and elegant castle is located on a plateau with a dominant position, it was built at the end of the 15th century and is registered as a historical monument. Restored over 18 years along with it's outbuildings : Listed windmill, caretaker's house, lookout tower converted into accommodation, stables and barns converted into 2 reception halls, all set on 19 ha of grounds, formal garden, park, meadows and woods.

THE CASTLE :

The castle has undertaken a complete renovation supervised by the head architect of the Historic Monuments office.
Le château a fait l'objet d'une restauration complète supervisée par l'Architecte en Chef des Monuments Historiques. Despite tragic episodes and years of neglect it took 18 years to restore it to its former glory. Malgré des épisodes tragiques et des années d'abandon il fallut 18 années de travaux pour lui redonner son lustre. Remarkable witness of the pre-renaissance style, this castle offers plenty of character features and is one of the richest of its period in Quercy.
The body of the building, in the shape of a rectangle is raised on 2 levels above cellars and offers large sized and bright rooms featuring monumental fireplaces and terra cotta tiled floors.

The two main facades feature large mullioned windows which fill the rooms with abundant natural light, rare for castles of this period.
The mullioned windows of the main rooms are enhanced by carved framework, each different. The stained-glass windows are concealed by indoor vertical flap boards.

The staircase in particular, is an architectural masterpiece
This large outstanding staircase is twisted and spiral and unique in France underneath each step is finely carved and chiseled like lacework, The handrail is directly sculpted in the wall.
A work of art.
The main door, of carved walnut is a faithful copy of the original door, exposed in the entrance hall and is also a remarkable feature.

The entrance to the principal dwelling is via the main courtyard through a sculpted door, framed with carved mouldings and pinnacles. This massive double sided walnut door is protected by wood shutters.


The entrance hall : 14.60 m²
Leading to two lounges.
The richly decorated entrance provides to the guest the measure of the architectural features that can be discovered inside.
Stone floor, vaulted room with cross-ribs and wall arches, stone doorway with carved framework with pinnacles leading to the staircase.

Spiral stairway : 13 m²
Hallway leading to the grand lounge 2,

Large lounge 1 : 100.00 m²
Illuminated by 4 large mullioned windows with double cross brace on each façade, East and West. Large monumental stone fireplace, terracotta tiled floors, French style ceiling.

Large lounge 2 : 74.00 m²
Illuminated by 4 large mullioned windows with double cross brace on each façade, East and West. Large monumental stone fireplace, terracotta tiled floors, French style ceiling.

Dining room : 59.50 m²
Illuminated by one large double mullioned window East facing and one West facing.
Large monumental stone fireplace, terracotta tiled floors, French style ceiling.

Equipped and fitted kitchen
WC
Laundry room

First floor, via the main staircase :

Large reception hall : 100 m²
Illuminated by 4 large mullioned windows with double cross brace on each façade, East and West. Large monumental stone fireplace, terracotta tiled floors, French style ceiling.

Large Master bedroom : 68.00 m²
Bathroom : 05.00 m², shower, washbasin

Office : 18.00 m²
vaulted room with cross-ribs and wall arches, fireplace
Former wardrobe

Bedroom 2 : 60.00 m²
Illuminated by one large double mullioned window East facing and one West facing.
Large monumental stone fireplace, terracotta tiled floors, French style ceiling.


As an extension of the main building, a , more rustic part communicates with both levels.

Wooden staircase 9.00 m²

Bedroom 3 : 11.72 m²
Bathroom with walk-in shower double washbasin : 4.56 m²
Toilet

Bedroom 4with two windows : 14.95 m²
Bathroom with walk-in shower and washbasin: 3.50 m²
Toilet


Basements and cellars : 250 m²

Boiler room : Central fuel heated system with 2 Viessman boilers.
The main building is heated on both levels with underfloor heating.

Wine cellar, accessible from the Main courtyard via a stone stairway closed by a wrought iron gate.


THE OUTBUILDINGS :


Former stables 208 m²
Assigned today as reception rooms
Beautiful exposed framework, terracotta tiled floors, main access via large door on East gable wall.
Impressive stone fireplace.

Professional kitchen 58.00 m²,
Equipped with a professional oven, cooking range, 3 fridges, dip sink, dish warmer,
Large wooden door leading to the park.

The Harness room : 110 m²
communicates with the Stable room
2 large doors leading to the park,
terra cotta tiled floor, exposed framework

Living room: 39.94 m²

Sanitary area : 15.90 m²
2 washbasins, 2 toilets

Workshop, shed 37.00 m²


Caretaker's house or guest house :

Entrance into a sitting room with fireplace : 35,00 m²
Equipped kitchen with fireplace : 12.70 m²
Bathroom with toilet : 8.04 m²
Bedroom 1 : 19.24 m²

First floor :
Bedroom 2 : 14 m²
Bedroom 3 : 7 m²
Bathroom with toilet 8.00 m²
Boiler room :
Viessman gas boiler

Buried gas storage tank


The Lookout tower from the 15th century :

Level1 : Living room with fireplace and kitchen area 15 m²
Level 2 : Bedroom15 m²
Level 0 : Bathroom 15 m²


The windmill, 17th century, listed as a Historical Monument, has been entirely restored, both the building and mechanism.



Concealed pool, hidden by a grove of bushes and trees
The pool is enclosed by a glass fence and stainless steel poles to blend easily in the décor.
Sauna.


The courtyard of honor is decorated with a formal garden with pond.
Entirely enclosed by walls and gate, the garden leads to the Main entrance.
Built on the second terrace, there is a garden with pond overlooking the moats leading to the old bread oven and a small building with kitchen.

Access to the property via two entrances, each protected by gates for privacy and separate entrance.


An outstanding property perfectly restored with respect for the many rich architectural features. Ideal for history and architecture enthusiasts, aesthete or collectors, this property can be used for a private use or as an event location focused on art, culture, exhibitions, receptions or collections.

The remarkable quality of the outbuildings and their restoration is consistent with the care given to the whole property.

First services and shops 5 mn
Motorway 5 mn
Train 15 mn
Hospital 15 mn
International airport 55 mn

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Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
Renaissance castle registered as a historic monument, events
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