Unique Businesses For Sale presents this stunning French chateau boutique hotel in Limousin.
Comprising of a 12th century chateau with a detached gatekeeper’s lodge this French chateau boutique hotel is on the market. Maintained to an excellent standard by the current owners this property is a fantastic investment and lifestyle business. Currently a family home and upmarket Boutique Hotel, all care has been taken to retain the character of both properties with many rooms having original features. Features include exposed beams, impressive fireplaces and oak doors.
Carefully selected furnishings and accessories provide an excellent environment for the guests and owners. Benefiting from oil fired central heating through cast iron radiators the property also has all mod cons.
Featuring two impressive towers which have been tastefully incorporated into the living accommodation, they now house en-suite bedrooms, wine cellar and utility room. A French Chateau Boutique Hotel in Limousin is very hard to come by.
From the driveway large wooden gates open into the original cobbled courtyard, separating the chateau and the gatehouse. The main entrance leads to the entrance hall with granite flagstones, stone ceiling and door surrounds and an original stone staircase.
The spacious kitchen/diner has French flagstone flooring, painted beams, an electric Aga and an electric oven with gas burners. Also there’s a large bespoke island unit with excellent storage capacity and a feature granite fireplace with a beautiful hand painted ceramic wood burner.
Glazed double doors lead to the Mirror Room, a ground floor cloakroom with exposed stone walls and a flagstone floor. Also a glazed door from kitchen to the rear garden provides access down to the Vaulted Cellar.
Again from the kitchen, the utility room has a double butler sink with nickel taps, also plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.
The oak beamed drawing room has a granite fireplace with two original bread ovens, original flooring, glazed double doors to the garden terrace and parkland beyond. Also there is a second doorway to The Mirror Room. A unique iron door leads through to Tower Wine Cellar with three deep set windows and an external door to the courtyard.
From the hallway the stone staircase leads to the first floor landing and left into Bedroom one. Light and airy with triple aspect windows, painted beams, built-in corner cupboard and large granite fireplace with seating area. A door leads through to the tower bathroom featuring an original roll-top bath with rainbow shower over, WC, sink, exposed stone walls and old Italian stone flooring.
Bedroom two has original Limousin oak floorboards and a door into the dressing room with fitted shelves and hanging rails. Also en-suite shower room with large walk-in shower, toilet, sink, exposed stone wall and a high ceiling.
Bedroom three has an original terracotta floor and all the typical features of the property, with a door into the shower room.
On the second floor are three rooms and ready for renovation to suit new owners.
From the courtyard access to the Gatekeeper’s Lodge is through an impressive entrance into the dining room. The Lodge has been transformed into a luxury Boutique Hotel retaining the character and charm of the original property.
The dining room, with seating for 12 diners, has large double glazed, glass fronted wall overlooking the courtyard and chateau. High beams, panelled walls and recessed lighting. The kitchen has a tiled floor, stainless steel sink & worktops, heated towel rail and fitted storage units.
The reading room has virtually wall to wall shelves full of literature. There is a fireplace with wood burner and glazed door to rear terrace. Within one panel of books is a hidden door through to the laundry room which has a tiled floor, Butler sink, plumbing for washing machine and an ice machine. Also wooden worktops over storage units with hand crafted doors. Door out to small storage area, with further door out to the rear garden.
Downstairs is a cloakroom with toilet, double wash hand basin and separate linen cupboard. Two old oak doors lead from the hallway into the potting shed, a room used for pre or post dinner drinks. Again lots of original features.
On the first floor there is a landing with wooden floorboards, half-panelled walls and door to the en suite bedroom one with a sitting room. Luxury fittings and original features adorn the room.
Bedroom two has a tiled floor, exposed stone walls and subtle lighting. Antique mirrored doors conceal the entrance to the en-suite bathroom with a large walk in shower. Also a toilet, original 1920s basin and contemporary hanging rails.
Ensuite bedroom three is on the second floor.
Outside is a barn attached to the Gatekeeper’s Lodge, which houses the oil boiler and oil tanks for the supply of hot water & heating to the chateau. Additionally there is a gas boiler which supplies hot water & heating to the Gamekeeper’s Lodge. A rear door leads to the Lavender Garden.
Detached barn opposite the chateau has the original entrance to the former chapel, which stood on this site until 1646.
Outside to the rear of the property is parkland, mostly laid to lawn. Here are established rhododendron and hydrangeas, bordered by mature trees. A central cedar tree is estimated to be over 200 years old. At one corner of the garden is another entrance with substantial iron gates, this leads onto the side road.
In the pretty lavender garden is a lovely iron arch covered with honeysuckle and various other climbing plants. Ideal for guests to take a stroll. Several terraced areas around the properties are perfect for entertaining and dining. Across from this French chateau boutique hotel is a large area of grassland and trees which borders the village road.
The village is located 15 kms from Bellac, 30 kms from both Limoges city centre and airport, whilst access to the A20 motorway is 17 kms.
Are you looking for a French Chateau Boutique Hotel with stunning home? Contact Unique Businesses For Sale below, for more info and to arrange a viewing. Price €1,260,000.
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