Biarritz Saint-Jean-de-Luz Guéthary +33(0)

Christie's International Real Estate

House Saint-Émilion

  • Ref. KM1058
  • Bedrooms : 11
  • Surface : 686 m²
  • Plot of land : 42512 sq m
  • 2,750,000 €


Beautiful 18th c. property east of Saint Emilion

The chateau is situated on the banks of the Dordogne River and enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and the river. It comprises 4.25 hectares of land consisting of meadows and wooded areas. The Chateau is a former fortified farmhouse built in the 18th century, this group of buildings forms an elegant square courtyard accessible via a stone archway. Well set back down a long drive in peaceful surroundings and yet near to local restaurants and croissants for breakfast!

The main house as well as most of the outbuildings have been entirely renovated with quality materials and with the will to preserve the period features such as the beautiful fireplaces, the parquet floors, the exposed beams and the stone staircase. A lot of stone work has been done on the interior as well as the exterior elements, giving more character to this place full of history.

The main building comprises on the ground floor a 25 m² (269 sq ft) entrance hall with a terracotta floor and a beautiful stone staircase and a large 35 m² (376 sq ft) sitting room with stone fireplace, original parquet floors and exposed beams, a music room and a library. There are 2 bedrooms, one with a shower room and the other with a bathroom on the ground floor. To the right of the entrance is a billiard room with period woodwork, a large dining room of 39m² with tiled floor heating and a marble fireplace, a very large kitchen with stone fireplace, underfloor heating, bay windows overlooking the side garden and pool area. the kitchen included 2 ovens, large gas hob, 2 dishwashers and 2 sinks.

The main staircase from the entrance and the rear staircase gives access to the first floor which has 6 further comfortable bedrooms with magnificent views over the Dordogne or the courtyard, each with its own W.C. and shower room or bathroom.

For entertainment there is a restored cellar converted into a bar/cinema room with underfloor heating, a gym in an old barn, a private function room with a wine bar, and access to a terrace to enjoy a panoramic view of the river. To complete the picture an 11 x 6m pool, heated by a heat pump, with an electric cover, runs on salt and includes a pool house with a fitted outdoor kitchen with barbecue and access to the technical room. There is a play centre for children with climbing frame and a sunken trampoline. The Chateau has an efficient surveillance camera system, the waste water is channelled into 3 septic tanks (new) and the heating is mainly provided by an oil-fired boiler for the Chateau and by a gas-fired boiler for the caretaker's house / Gite.

The property has various outbuildings, some of which have been restored and converted to diversify the income of the Chateau. There is a large function room of approximately 239m2 in a barn with a seating capacity of 250 people used for wedding receptions with a catering kitchen in a cellar next door. There is also a covered terrace with 2 equipped bars for guests and 2 W.C.

A gite / caretaker's cottage with its own garden has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower room with W.C., a sitting room, a kitchen, a laundry room.

There is a lovely pigeon house with a quiet office, overlooking a spring with its stone building. Beautiful trees adorn the grounds and there is access to the river so that boating from the property can be considered.

Possibility to purchase some of the furniture except personal items and artwork.

To be noted: a tiny plot No. 246 doesn't belong to the property. There is a right of way to maintain a monument. This is well away from the house and is not a nuisance.

This beautiful property is ideally situated, Libourne and its TGV station is 40 minutes away, Bordeaux and its international airport about 1h15 and many small villages with amenities are nearby.
Sole agency: Maxwell-Baynes Real Estate

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  • Reference : KM1058
  • Living area : 686 m²
  • Plot of land area : 42512 sq m
  • Number of bedrooms : 11
  • Number of bathrooms : 10
  • Number of rooms : 20
  • Swimming pool : Yes
  • Heating type : Central, Fuel oil, Individual
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