Situated in the heart of Gascony famed for its ‘douceur de vivre’, its food (home to foie gras and Armagnac brandy), its Medieval Bastide towns and villages and its beautiful landscape with distant views of the Pyrenees Mountains. This substantial Estate is offered for sale with a mid 19C chateau; an immaculate Boutique Hotel with nine Bed & Breakfast rooms and a two bedroom apartment; a six bedroom guardian’s house; a large kidney shaped pool and pool house (100m2); a helipad and 22 hectares of land.
This imposing mid 19C Château benefits from a dominant position with views of the Pyrenees Mountains and surrounding countryside. The major restoration works have been professionally carried out and include a new septic system; full revision of the slate roof;; replacement triple glazed anti-fraction glass windows (eliminating the insurance need for shutters); re-pointing of all internal stone walls in compliance with the traditions and style of Napoleon III; re-construction of the monumental staircase and new sandstone slab flooring throughout. With the essential restoration work carried out, the new owner could segregate and design the inside according to their needs and tastes. The chateau offers 300m2 of habitable space per floor and has three floors plus a basement.
The Boutique Hotel (700 m²) offers immaculate accommodation in the former stable block. The nine Bed & Breakfast rooms (of approx 40m2 each) have been imaginarily decorated and benefit from a separate lounge area; en-suite facilities; a private fridge and TV. In addition each room has extra sound insulation, individual hot water tanks and electricity boards. The building also includes a 80 m² apartment with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a separate toilet and a large living room with equipped kitchen. The shared communal area offers a lounge and dining area leading onto an outside terrace.
The vast kidney shaped swimming pool is situated to the south-west side of the Chateau (new liner 2015) and offers an extensive poolside terrace. To the rear of the B&B accommodation is a Pool House which offerd a covered dining terrace and BBQ area. The Twenty-Two hectares of land include private meadows, woods and formal gardens and ensure complete privacy.
The Guardian’s House (260m2) offering a large living room (60m2); a kitchen; five ground floor bedrooms and a Master Bedroom Suite upstairs with an extra 140 m²of undeveloped attic space.
The Estate is situated just 5 kms from Nogaro with its well known motor circuit plus a small airfield; 30 mins from Mont de Marsden; 90mins from the sandy beaches around Biarritz and the Pyrenean Ski Slopes. 90 mins from Biarritz, Toulouse and Bordeaux airports.