Approached by crossing a small bridge the property can be glimpsed through the beautiful forged iron gates leading into the central courtyard.
Entering the Chateau through the Oak door in the tower leads into the first of three reception room, this spacious sitting room of 85 m2 of great character and charm with its many windows, beautiful stone fireplace, exposed beams and dining area. Leading through the hallway into the library with floor to ceiling shelves, open stone fireplace and hand crafted spiral metal staircase leading up to the third reception room, the games room of over 60m2 with doors onto the first floor balcony running along the front of the property.
The spacious fully fitted kitchen includes a bespoke La Cornue cooking range, a door leads outside to the kitchen garden.
The wide oak staircase leads up to the first and second floors with four large bedrooms one en suite and three bathrooms with an additional bedroom possible in the large study on the first floor. Steps up to the vast games room of 60m2 with its magnificent stone fireplace and metal staircase up to the mezzanine currently used as a music room.
The Guest House of around 180m2 lies across the courtyard and has an adjoining barn. The light and airy kitchen is open to the dining area with lovely views over the gardens to the pool. There is a downstairs shower area with the sauna and WC.
On the first floor the spacious sitting room has a lovely open stone fireplace and a corridor leads to the Parental suite with bathroom and dressing room, there are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
There is garaging in the adjoining barn and houses a separate laundry room and a wood storage area.
The beautiful gardens of just under one and a half acres are composed of a vast lawned area planted with mature trees and bordered by two streams surrounding the magnificent tiled salt water pool measuring 17m x 5m and its terrace of Arudy stone. Within the gardens are several smaller areas including the lovely shaded al-fresco dining area close to the house, the walled rose garden and a secluded patio within the ruins of the ancient pigeonnier, perfect places for whiling away the hot summer days.
The property is in a private location on the edge of a village 10 minutes away from the nearest town and just 30 minutes from the city of Pau, its airport and motorway access. Ideally situated between the mountains and the sea, the nearest ski stations are an hour away and the beautiful beaches of Biarritz and the Atlantic coast are one and a half hours away.
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