France is limitless when it comes to the types of chateaux it has available. Imagine spending your days or holidays in a French castle that looks like it came straight out of the pages of a fantasy book. Combine your daily life with an exciting career by buying French chateau property that can double as a tourism business.
Discover six stunning French chateaux that are currently for sale so get ready to make a huge and thrilling lifestyle change.
18th Century Villa in Provence
Set on 12 acres of flat grounds and housing over 1,000 sqm of living space, this property has 10 bedrooms, a guest house, a tennis court, four staff apartments in a converted farmhouse, a pool and accompanying pool house, and an old stone mill. This villa is perfect for buyers who want a natural setting without being too far from lively locales – it’s a short three-minute drive to nearby amenities and just 30 minutes from bustling Cannes.
Renovated Castle in the Quercy Area
Calm and serene, this renovated castle has 15th century origins, including original fireplaces, stone work and marble countertops. With 12 bedrooms, two living rooms, a library, a wine cellar, tower access and a saltwater swimming pool, this property can be used as a primary residence, a hotel or B&B, or a reception area for weddings or business gatherings. Take in the breathtaking panoramic view from the veranda. After exiting through the wrought iron gates, you’re just 30 minutes from the Brive-Souillac Airport and 40 minutes from Cahors.
Fairytale 12th and 15th Century Castle
According to history, this idyllic castle is the site where Richard the Lionheart passed. The complex of buildings that surround the courtyard include an apartment, shop, large barn with parking and two independent houses (one rustic and one restored). The licensed tavern, which has two outdoor terraces, is a popular nightlife destination.
On-site amenities include a movie theatre, vaulted music room, library, billiard room, smoking room, breakfast room, four ponds, a medieval eight-hole golf course, a campsite-ready location for 100 people with the ability to expand, and a 6th century moat. The keeper’s cottage has a kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, bathroom, cellar basement and fireplace. Three offices are housed in a renovated barn which also includes a reception area, kitchenette and networked computers.
Fully Renovated Chateau in Gascony
This 13th and 17th century stone chateau has 27 main rooms, including five reception rooms, 13 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, plus a workshop and private pool. Views overlook the valley and the nearly 29 acres of property includes a pond in the closed courtyard. Travel just five minutes to the historic part of town; arrive at Bordeaux-Mèrignac Airport or Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in just 90 minutes.
French Castle in Poitou-Charentes
Built around 1880, this charming French chateau is ideal for a large family or to be used as a small hotel. Along with five bedrooms, there’s ample attic space with the ability to add even more rooms. Set on approximately eight acres, the property boasts stables, garages, a large barn and outbuildings.
12th Century Chateau with Live/Work Potential
Set on the river’s edge in a popular tourist area of the Midi-Pyrénées, this property has been gorgeously restored by the owner. Seven types of lettings, including gîtes, apartments and a B&B, can accommodate up to 38 guests. The large conference room with catering facilities is excellent for hosting weddings. Almost eight hectares of landscaped land include two swimming pools, one of which is freshwater; terraces; private gardens; and the ability to expand.
Let Home Hunts find you your dream chateau in France
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