You'll want to take a look inside this wonderful chateau for sale located in Albas, France. The compact fairytale castle is set against the cliffs, with a swimming pool and wonderful views that overlook the river. The lot sits in the cradle of the wine of Cahors, just two steps from the center of a typical village, and spreads over five levels, this area of 280 square meters is composed on the ground floor street entrance on the hallway of 16 square meters which serves a fitted kitchen of 16 square meters with a fireplace and a wood stove.
The living/dining room is 24 square meters, a bedroom of 21 square meters, and a bathroom of 17 square meters. There is a small kitchen of 2 square meters. When it comes down to the intermediate floor, there is a beautiful terrace of 24 square meters with a view over the village, a kitchen, 51 square meters with its dining corner, fireplace with insert, piano of cooking, his wine cellar was erected in the tower, his back kitchen 26 square meters acting as a laundry room.
You'll descend to reach the beautifully flowery garden which requires little maintenance, with pools, a terrace of 90 square meters, and a swimming pool (designed without liner) of 6 by 5 meters octagonal with the technical room in the tower. On the first floor, you'll find four bedrooms 16,12,21,25 square meters, an office or child’s bedroom of 9 square meters, and a bathroom with a shower and jacuzzi of 16 square meters. On the second floor, the attic adjusted to measure 115 square meters and with a very nice authentic structure. The charm of this chateau lies in the arrangement of this tower, each level giving a lot of poise, as well as a breathtaking view of the river which crosses the beautiful department and the vineyards of the Lot valley, just 25 kilometers from Cahors. There is the possibility of the chateau sale furnished.
Albas is a Lot locality, in the Occitan region of France bout 20 kilometers west of Cahors. The historic heart of the village has developed on a cliff that overlooks a loop of the river, on the left bank of the Lot and its history is linked to this strategic situation. The first castle was built at the beginning of the second millennium, which becomes more residential from the thirteenth century when the bishops of Cahors make it one of their homes. A port popular with boatmen, Albas becomes in the twentieth century one of the capitals of the vineyard of the appellation Cahors. It also a region that produces truffles.
The charm of the small city rich in points of view on the valley like its craftsmen of art makes of it also a popular stage of the tourists. There remain only scattered elements of the old medieval castle, with all the historical center of the small authentic city developing within or around them. There remain two doors that allow you to realize what was the important building, but also the current town hall whose openings (windows trilobees) are characteristic.
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