This beautiful 19th century chateau in the Midi-Pyrenees is ideal for a large family holiday.
The spacious chateau is surrounded by extensive fenced grounds, offering woodland walks with the ancient cedars.
This villa offers so much, from the private 12x6m pool, tennis court and outdoor dining terrace.
Able to sleep 19 in its 8 bedrooms, the chateau features traditional furniture and 6 stunning modern bathrooms.
The kitchen is a contemporary space, filling the expansive space to a high standard, with the dining room table able to seat a large number of guests.
A highlight is the entertaining space on the first floor, featuring a grand piano and picture gallery.
A short 1km walk from a fortified village, the luxurious chateau is the ideal location for exploring this picturesque 13th century fortified village.
Here you can visit a boulangerie and bar-restaurant as you walk along the stone arcades.
Just a short drive away you will find lively weekend markets in Moissac, alongside a beautiful abbey.
On the ground floor is a beautiful modernised kitchen with dining room offering a breakfast table to seat 8, a modern gas-fired Lacanche kitchen range with double electric ovens, built-in steamer and plancha, central island with dishwasher, Liebherr fridge, freezer and wine cooler, and an extendable dining table with seating for 16 adults. The large sitting room that opens out to the terrace, garden and swimming pool, comes with satellite television with English and sport channels and DVD player. A separate living area beside the beautiful C17th stone fireplace leads from the dining room through to the terrace. At the base of the sweeping stone staircase, the Yellow salon has a large carved fireplace and offers access to the terrace and garden. The billiards room is furnished with a traditional French Billiards table. There are also two separate WCs on this floor.x000D
On the first floor is is the grand ‘couloir du chateau’. At over 26m long, it is offers a wonderful entertaining space and is decorated with chandeliers, a picture gallery, a grand piano for the music-minded and a stone Juliette balcony overlooking the sweep of the driveway for the romantics! There are 8 bedrooms (1 quad, 1 triple, 1 twin, 5 doubles) and 6 bathrooms. Additional beds can be added on request to a number of bedrooms.x000D
Within the chateau grounds is a large private garden with ancient cedars and a 12x6m swimming pool to the south, and a high-fenced hard tennis court to the rear. The terrace lends itself to outdoor dining in the summer, and the garden is ideal for entertaining on a larger scale. The grounds are extensive and mainly set over arable land, but woodland walks and beautiful views over the Seoune valley are all available. The property has care-takers living on site in a separate building in the grounds, however, your privacy is assured.x000D
In 2018, the old stables situated opposite the chateau will be available for guests use. This beautifully restored stone building has archways offering marvellous views over the grounds and the chateau. There are also two charcoal bbqs for you to enjoy the summer.
The nearest airports are Toulouse (90km) and Bergerac (100km). The local village is just half a km away, with amenities such as bakery, bar and restaurant, whereas the nearest supermarket is 12km from the chateau.x000D
Moissac – with its 12th century cloisters and vibrant market during the weekends, situated on both the Route of Santiago de Compostela and the Canal du Midi et Deux Mers, Moissac offers a cultural and gastronomic experience to its visitors.
Montcuq – renowned for its excellent Sunday morning market, and more recently for its Monopoly fame, this hill-top village is proud of its Cathar history and the Donjon is visible from miles around. With an international community at hand, the locals have become adept at speaking English!