SW France: 8-bed mansion + two hectares of forest

£961,000

About the Property

Originally a 17th Century chateaux complete with tourelles.

Rebuilt in the 30s and finally acquired as a ruin in 1991 by the current owner who finely restored it over 25 years, adding a modern swimming pool and wooden terraces, sun panels, Wiesmann equipped low temperature heating system and privately sourced water.

Many furnishings included in the price.

Features include:

Reclaimed glass conservatory fitted to the cellar entrance

Energy saving technology shared between different systems

Goldfish pond

Vegetable garden

1 hectare of forest land

Bountiful fruit garden

Decent internet connection

Ample length swimming pool, 25° in spring.

Main building 5,000 sq ft across two floors  – this does not include the attic, which can be further developed.

Running costs including tax, heating (fuel + solar) & electricity = €650 per month during the winter.

Bordeaux 80-90 minutes by car.

The nearest Boulangerie 10min drive to the nearby town of Ygos-Saint-Saturnin, served by the new LGV mainline service to Bordeaux (50min) and then Paris (another 2hrs).

Rooms:

8 spacious bedrooms, each styled in their own distinct way
5 bathrooms
2 living rooms with 2 large fire places
Fully furnished (art and antiquaires) included with the sale
Central staircase
Fully equipped kitchen
Laundry/ utility room
Wine cellar with greeenhouse glass roof

The library has a sound-reinforced walls and can be extended into the study to make a music studio.

Private road leading from the village. Magnificent grounds boarded by a gated entrance. Wildlife includes wild boar.

Lakes 10 min
Beaches 30 min
Dax 30 min
Biarritz 1h

Paris 3hrs by train

PRICE €961,000 (this website can only display one currency for all listings, so the price advertised in GBP is amended periodically in line with the current exchange rate as at 4th  Nov 2018). Payment will be required in euros.