Romantic C15th Chateau for sale with original features on the Lot/Dordogne borders

Midi-Pyrénées, Lot

€548,000 ID: 137231

The Property : Fully restored historic chateau dating from 1484 set in a small hamlet situated between Souillac and Salignac with the delightful Borrèze stream running through the grounds.

Ideally located with shops and facilities only 6kms away this impressive property is close to many world famous heritage sites and many of the important toursit attractions found in the "Valley of the Dordogne".

Easy access by road ( A20) Air: Brive, Limoges,Bergerac, Toulouse and Rail : Souillac.

Main Attractions: Exceptional receptions rooms ; original stone spiral stair case, library, cellars, pool, outbuildings, tower and stream.

Summary: Romantic C 15 restored chateau, with a wealth of original features, set in delightful gardens with a stream running through the grounds.

Uses: Substantial family home /grand second residence/beautiful BandB.

International airport 15 mins connections to London City and Paris Orly. . A20 Motorway Paris/Toulouse 10 mins.

The property offers a total of about 350 m2 of habitable space:
Ground Floor: Magnificent & imposing carved entrance leading to stone spiral staircase which links all floors. At the foot of the stairs is the entrance to the two large cellars which were once the kitchens of the Chateau. Now used as storage, cellars and boiler room but retaining original fireplaces & features. 
1st Floor: Kitchen, & elegant reception rooms/dining room with wooden polished floors, functioning fireplaces, high beamed ceilings & french balcony doors leading to terrace & gardens.
2nd Floor: Fitted Library & writing room. Large original fireplace. Main bedroom or further reception room with two French balcony doors with views on to the gardens and the stream. Stone fireplace, polished wood floors. Light and airy feel. 
3rd Floor: 3 Bedrooms most with wash basins. Bathroom/WC.

Gardens: 6600m2 of grounds with mature trees, architectural features, pool, tower and completed by a charming stream. A gardeners delight.

Located in the renowned “Dordogne Valley” close to the historic market town of Sarlat & World Heritage Site of Rocamadour this property is only 10 minutes from the local town of Souillac which offers a full range of amenities including year round weekly market, shops, doctors, dentist & schools.

Access via air, train or motorway could not be simpler connecting the property to Europe’s major capitals. The region offers walking, biking, golf, horse riding, market towns, Chateaux & gardens as well as many historic land marks and cultural visits Accessing this region could not be easier .

Airports: Brive 15 mins with flights to London City & Stansted; Toulouse 1.30 Gatwick & Heathrow; Limoges 1.30, Bergerac 2.00.
Motorway: A20 10 mins Ext 55: A89/A20 intersection 20 mins.
Train : Souillac 10 mins . Direct Paris.

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  • Details

    Property type
    Extra info
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    Plot size
    6,239 m²
    Total living area
    350 m²
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Broadband internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Barn