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€ 695 000 (FAI)**

Remarkable 14thC Chateau with Templar Origins, 1.5HA, High End Professional Renovation

This prestigious chateau, with origins dating back to the Knights Templar, has benefitted from a complete and thoughtful renovation by well respected architects and les Compagnons de France. Rich in history, it superbly unites authenticity with the best in modern comforts.


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Some 17 years ago, this beautiful Medieval Chateau was completely hidden under thick brambles and scrub. A complete top to bottom renovation began in 2005 and continued through to about 2019.  The work included entirely re-roofing the totality of the chateau and the secondary wing using only oak beams and traditional roof tiles; underfloor heating on the ground floor and cast iron radiators on the second, rewiring in the main chateau; installation of new hardwood double glazed windows and doors in the main Chateau and in the secondary wing; new hardwood and travertine flooring; creation of 4 bathrooms, painting and decoration and the extensive landscaping of grounds. During the course of the renovation, the highly respected local architects and tradespeople worked tirelessly to preserve the original features of this 14th century building such as the repointing of the original stone walls; the creation of a stone staircase; the period features of the 14th C guard room and tower etc whilst also making sure that a high level of modern day comfort was achieved.  The ground floor offers a light family sitting room with a log burner and corner kitchen, a bright entrance reception room, a large downstairs bedroom with en suite bath / shower room, a separate WC and a utility room. The first floor presents a mezzanine library in the original guards room, 2 large bedrooms and three bathrooms.  The second floor, originally the tower room, offers a fantastic third bedroom with double height ceiling.

A reception room and a separate office has been created inside the adjoining wing making it ideal for somone wishing to run a small business from home.  This secondary wing is ready for further development, having already been fully reroofed and fitted with hardwood double glazing. The ensemble sits in a small village in beautiful countryside, and just minutes from the pretty bastide town of Labastide d’Armagnac.

This property is ideally located, just an hour and a half from both Bordeaux and the Atlantic coast ocean. The ski Resort of Cauterets can be reached in just over 2 hours drive, and the Spanish town of San Sebastian in under 2.5 hours. Accessibility is easy : Pau airport (75 minutes) offers 10 daily flights to Paris ; Bordeaux  airport (90 minutes) offers daily flights to the Uk and Toulouse international airport can be reached in 2 hours.

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Property Details



Habitable Space :   278 m² No of Rooms Total :   9
No. Reception Rooms :   5 No. of Bedrooms :   4
Bathrooms :   3 Shower Rooms :   1
W.Cs :   5 Utility Room :   Yes
Heating Method :   Oil Powered Underfloor and Central Heating
Hot Water Method :   Oil Powered
Location :   35 minutes East of Mont de Marsan - between the Pyrénées and the Atlantic Ocean
View :   Grounds, 12th Century Church
Secteur :   Aquitaine Orientation :   South / East
Year :   Between 12th and 14th C Type :   Stone
Roof :   Entirely replaced circa 2005 with Oak      
Tele / ADSL :   Fibre Optic available Drainage :   Mains
Glazing :   Double Glazing, Hardwood Frames, new circa 2005 Eco Features :   Hardwood Double Glazing throughout
Land Area :   14552 m² Boundary :   Enclosed
Tax Fonciere :   € 2750.00/yr Garden Well :   Yes, supplies automatic garden watering system
Garage :   Car Port Car Port :   Yes
Terrace :   2 Terraces
Swimming Pool :   No but permission in place
Outbuildings :   2nd Wing, New Roof & Windows; Finishings to comple


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DPE No. 97
GES No. 29


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