You'll fall in love with this luxury European chateau for sale in Ardeche, France. This 16th century (rebuilt in the 19th century) chateau is priced at €5.25m and is located in the heart of a forest and it faces the south, with panoramic views of the valleys. The estate comprises 28 hectares of forest from several species. The 2-hectare park is closed by stone walls and an automatic gate. It is located 500 meters above sea level. The castle property comprises several stone buildings that are connected to the town water and spring water.
Features of the castle include a ground floor with 200 square meters of space to include a library, bar, lounge, dining room, kitchen, and a fireplace in every room. A beautiful veranda of 50 square meters and a vaulted cellar from the 16th century of 100 square meters. The first floor of 200 square meters with 6 bedrooms with their bathrooms, toilets, a laundry, and a fireplace in each room, and a sauna at the end of the corridor. A second floor with 200 square meters with 5 bedrooms with their bathrooms, toilets, and a laundry. A 150 square meter attic. 150 square meter professional kitchen, which is all equipped.
The castle has plenty of outdoor spaces to enjoy to include a big paved terrace of 1000 square meters with 4 statues representing the 4 seasons, a pool, and two stone lions. There is an old orange grove of 100 square meters under a nice terrace of 100 square meters. There is a swimming pool 19 by 8meters with 300 square feet of the tiled beach and this pool is equipped with a heating system. There is a cloakroom with a toilet. There is a tennis court, parking with asphalt and an automatic gate, then a private paved pathway.
Outbuildings at the castle include two large and marvelous reception rooms of 300 square meters. A 70 square meter hunting lodge terrace overlooking the hills. It includes a bedroom, a bathroom, a separate toilet, a living room, and a kitchenette with its fireplace. The Farm is 200 square meters with a large dining room, fireplace, and upstairs, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 toilets, a dormitory, a garage, and a cella. The house of the winepress is 55 square meters and is composed of 2 rooms with a kitchen, a bathroom, a toilet, and a bedroom.
If you’re a fan of classic French cuisine, breathtaking landscapes, and streets empty of tourists, you will be sure to fall in love with Ardeche, France’s best-kept secret. Here you will find majestic caves, waterfalls, amazing food, and more. Ardeche, is a tranquil department in the Rhone-Alpes region, with all the benefits of the more popular areas of Southern France without the tourist crowds. You can canoe or kayak down the Ardeche River, rock climb at the Cirque Des Gens, or go swimming. Although less renowned, the Gorges du Chassezac also makes a great location for canoeing away from the crowds. Mountain biking over the rolling hills at Monts d’Ardeche Regional Natural Park is also popular.
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