Splendid 10 bedroom 19th Century château for sale on the outskirts of Brive. Limousin

Limousin, Corrèze

€927,500 ID: 135115

This magnificent château has a dominant position looking over the town of Brive.

Masses of potential with it's 10 bedrooms, to create a wonderful home, but also offering lots of business possibilities.

Only 5 mins from Brive centre and also the A20 and A89 motorways, and 15 minutes from Brive Airport.

This property was built in 1871 by the Count and Countess de Thevenard and was made famous by the important archeological discoveries made by the Countess and still followed by the scientific world today!

The Château is built over four floors in local stone with a habitable surface of 530m² in a wooded park garden of over 3 acres with ancient ceder trees.

There is a terrace of some 90m² to each main elevation (north and south) of the building.

A unique property in this region thanks to it's history and geographical position, offering a potential purchaser the opportunity to develop it's charm and economic possibilities.

Lower ground floor:
Living room of 21m² with tiled floor, exposed stone walls and ceiling beams.
Cellar 22m² with a window.
Two cellars 17m² and 9m²
Kitchen 23m² with and fireplace, a door and steps up to the front of the property.
Pantry 6m².
Laundry 6m². WC.

Ground floor:
Grand entrance hall 23m² with stairs up to the first floor.
Sitting room 25m² with French door to the rear terrace, fireplace, open to the library 17m² with doors to a small glazed veranda.
31m² salon with marble fireplace.
31m² dining room with carved wooden fire surround.
10m² butler's pantry with former butler's lift down to the kitchen.

First floor:
Spacious, light and airy landing leading to 4 bedrooms:
15m² with basin niche, 22m² with basin niche, 27m² and 23m².
Bathroom in two parts with bath, basin and shower cubicle, leading into a 7m² dressing room. Wc.

Second floor:
Spacious landing leading to 6 bedrooms. Wc. Access to small attic space over the second floor.

The Château is filled with original features and fireplaces, and also boasts a small private chapel and a water fountain in the grounds, with endless little corners and vistas across the town and countryside.

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  • Details

    Property type
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 1-5 HA
    Plot size
    13,000 m²
    Total living area
    530 m²
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Chapel
    • Swimming pool
    • Broadband internet