Take a look inside of this exquisite XVth Century Chateau located in Cognac, France. The 15 €1.99m Century Logis and Equestrian Estate are located near Cognac, France. A registered historical monument (ISMH), the property was completely renovated in 2007 with new plumbing, electrical, and roofs, as a family home with 4 guest suites in the outbuildings surrounding the splendid courtyard. The chateau is well-positioned in the Cognac region, just 20 minutes from the Angouleme TGV station and 90 minutes to the Bordeaux Airport by car, and less than 2 hours to Paris by train. The beautiful property has been featured in many of the world’s finest interior design magazines and several celebrated European television programs.
The Estate includes the 320 square meters main house, a caretaker’s cottage of 88 square meters, a guest room wing of 100 square meters, a separate reception room of 113 square meters, a stone farm, and a barn to-restore. The property is away from the intrusions of everyday life, this unique fortified manor is surrounded by cognac vineyards through which a white track leads you to a haven of elegance and comfort. For over 300 years the property was home to the de Lage family, several of whom, over the generations, were advisors to Kings of France, including Louis XIII.
Today the chateau property is a warm and graceful home where friends and family are generously received. The architecture is a blend of Medieval and Renaissance craftsmanship and architectural details with the interiors and comfort-level being completely modern. The configuration of the chateau includes a Manor house with two large master bedrooms, each with ensuite feature bathrooms. There are three independent guest suites each with an ensuite bath, and a caretaker’s cottage with a bedroom, a salon, equipped kitchen, and two bathrooms.
Cognac is a beautiful town situated in the South West of France that is known for its luxurious spirits. There are plenty of things to see and do in this area of France one being to take a troll the narrow paved streets of the city center to absorb the charm of Vieux Cognac (the old Cognac). The architecture will take you back in time to the early days of the salt trade that started the economic growth of the city. Many of the old houses date back to the 16th and 17h centuries and display the eclectic architectural style of the city.
You can take a tour of a Cognac distillery. With almost 200 Cognac producers in the area, this is the main attraction of Cognac. The cognac houses include big names like Martell, Hennessy, Remy Martin, and Courvoisier. These four produce most of the Cognac that is exported all over the world. Other known brands include Otard, Camus, Meukov, and Delamain (located in the neighboring town of Jarnac). Many distilleries offer tours in French and English. There are plenty of great restaurants in Cognac, both in the old city and on the other side of the river (in quartier Saint Jacques).
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