This large Country Estate of 194 hectares is offered for sale with a chateau, various ancillary buildings, organic farmland and unrivalled views of the Pyrenees Mountains. The 194 hectares Estate is in one entire 'block' and has 135 hectares of organic arable land and 59 hectares of well established and mature woodland. The arable land is planted and rotated with corn, soya, alfalfa, rape seed, wheat and oat and has been farmed organically for the last 15 years and has always been exploited privately ie. not by a third party.
Situated 10 minutes north-west of Pau, this immaculately maintained Estate includes a Anglo-Normand Chateau built in 1903 offering over 1,000m2 of accommodation. The ancillary buildings include a five bedroom Gate House (170m2); a Chalet (170m2); a Stable Block with 16 boxes, a tack room and garage for six cars (700m2); a beautiful 18C Barn (340m2); a hangar housing the farming machinery (966m2); a former pigeonnier (20m2) and a former farmhouse (400m2).
The chateau is discretely located at the end of its long majestic avenue of centenarian oak trees. From the chateau and its immediate terraces, there are impressive views of immaculately farmed land, which extend as far as the eye can see towards the Pyrenees Mountain range. This light south-facing chateau offers accommodation over three floors. The ground floor offers a large double height and central hallway with period oak panelling, large stain glass windows and wide oak staircase leading onto a galleried landing. Reception rooms leading from the central hallway include three sitting rooms; a large dining hall, a smoking room; a kitchen and guest cloakroom. The first floor offers the Master bedroom suite, which includes two bedrooms and a bathroom; three further bedrooms and two bathrooms. Two services staircases access the second floor offering a further six bedrooms and three bathrooms. The basement houses the original kitchen, a large laundry, the boiler room and the wine cellar.
This impressive Estate offers the perfect retreat for an International owner; either for personal use or to run as a professional farm / equestrian property. Pau airport 15 mins; Toulouse International 1hr 45mins and Bordeaux airport 2 hours. The Atlantic coast, around Biarritz can be reached in 1hr 30 minutes and the ski slopes are within one hour.