This property enjoys a feeling of grandeur, with an inviting warmth where you feel very much at home.
Currently this château property offers an operative holiday business opportunity welcoming groups of up to 24 persons, with possibilities for further expansion.
But it could just as easily become an impressive family home or an intimate boutique hotel and restaurant.
The château is nestled in the heart of a sleepy French village with good links to Cahors, Villeneuve-sur- Lot and the A20 autoroute.
INTERIOR: total habitable space is approximately 850 m2. The château still boasts a lot of the original features such as the original fireplaces in almost every room and bedrooms (all in working order), beautiful stone and wood flooring, original ceilings, ... At the same time you will find all modern conforts in the château such as central heating, modern bathrooms, smoke detectors, ...
THE CHATEAU GROUND FLOOR:
living room (63 m2): with original open fireplace and original stone sink.
kitchen (21 m2): with original stone sink, access to the terrace with amazing views
dining room (31 m2): original stone floors and beautiful views over the garden
music room (34 m2): with beautifully vaulted ceiling, currently used as home-cinéma.
small cave/cellar (20 m2): bathroom with toilet, shower and urinoir
storage room (14 m2): with access to the 'cave' (see outbuildings)
FIRST FLOOR: there are 2 staircases going up to the first floor. One is a wooden staircase going up from the living room. The second one is a beautiful stone spiral staircase in the tower.
There are seven bedrooms on this floor and two bathrooms
a family suite of 2 bedrooms (33 m2 and 35 m2)
chambre de la Tour (18 m2), with small dressing room (5 m2)
bathroom 'Marie-Louise' with bath, shower, sink and toilet
room 'La Reine' (37 m2)
room Annexe (12 m2): currently used as an office
chambre 'Blanche' (20 m2)
chambre 'Fleurie' (15 m2)
bathroom (7 m2) with bath and overhead shower, sink and toilet
chambre 'Marie-Antoinette' (39 m2) with ensuite bathroom (8,5 m2) with sink, shower and toilet
towerroom 2 (18 m2) with small writers room (5 m2)
chambre 'Bleu' (30 m2): with access to the 'Douve'
bathroom (5,5 m2): with shower, sink and toilet
'Douve' (110 m2): this is an independant apartment within the château. The Douve can be accessed from one of the bedrooms but also has a totally independant entrance. The Douve includes a spacious living/dining room with kitchen (54 m2), a master bedroom (12 m2), a bathroom with bath, double sink and toilet, and a dortoir syle bedroom (39 m2)
attic space yet to be converted
MAISON DU PARC:
This cottage is located in the castle garden. It is an independant house, suitable for 4 persons with 2 bedrooms and a nice terrace.
This is an independant gite with a private terrace on the inner courtyard. The accomodation (70 m2) consists of a small kitchen, living room, bathroom (with double sink, shower and bath), toilet, mezzanine bedroom, 2nd bedroom in the towerroom, and a 2nd mezzanine.
There are several barns and the old bakery of the château that could be renovated and used as further accomodation, or developped into a restaurant/function rooms, ... The original breadoven in the former bakery is still fully functional. Most outbuildings face the beautiful inner courtyard.
barn 1 (49 m2): high ceiling, with double doors towards the inner courtyard
barn 2 (75 m2): high ceiling, currently used as function room with a small stage
old bakery: old breadoven still fully operational
cave: beautiful space with high vaulted ceiling, still to be renovated but could turn into a beautiful restaurant, ...
The château is surrounded by a large park. The park consists of multiple levels and an orchard. The château overlooks the valley and the village of Saux. It is a perfect place for walks in the forest offering great privacy.
The large terrace is a very special part of the château: this is where you live in the summer. It is quiet here, there are birds everywhere, roses, you can enjoy the sun or sit in the shade offered by three beautiful trees and a pergola. There is a magnificent view over the valley, the hills, the forest and the tower of the church of the village Saux.
The 14 m x 7 m pool is well protected and secluded, with deck chairs on the sunny terrace. The pool was renovated in 2007.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Extra info
- Grounds 1-5 HA
- Total living area
- 850 m²
- Plot size
- 11,000 m²
- Stories / levels
- All bathrooms
- Swimming pool