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Châteaux & Belles Demeures

(64) Pyrenees Atlantiques

Handsome XVIII C. Château

€1,200,000

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 6 ha

Reference: K2-3502
1,200,000
£ 1,029,450
$ 1,286,587

Set in the heart of a rural commune protected by a magnificent park and tall walls with tall wrought iron gates, this elegant Château is 35 minutes from Pau (with flights to London City and Paris) and 1 hr 45 minutes to Bordeaux.
The accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor;
Entrance hall (29m²) Massif oak doors open onto a square entrance hall with a mosaic floor. A crest forms the central motif and dogs are depicted in the corners. Double oak doors lead off to each side and a third set of doors lead through to the stairwell with a wide carpeted turning staircase with wooden banisters and hand rail and to the office area. (26m²)
Salon (39m²) Herringbone oak parquet floor, wooden panelling, open fireplace with ornate plaster mounted chimney breast.
Library (34m²) Dual aspect, herringbone parquet floor, carved oak fireplace, oak panelling and Fitted bookshelves.
Dining room: (42m²) mosaic floor with inset fleur de lys motif, stone water fountain, marble fireplace mounted with mirror and plaster mouldings. Sitting room (28m²): open fireplace, built in cupboard and bookshelves, wood floors, dual aspect. Kitchen (34m²): dual aspect, open stone fireplace with brick chimney breast. Well fitted units with distressed cream facades and a central island with sink. Tiled worktops. The back door leads out to the rear garden and provides convenient access for provisions.
Office (18m²): with door to garden, open fireplace.
Door through to utility room (12m²).
Linen room with floor to ceiling cupboards
Ground floor shower room.
Boiler room.

Secondary staircase.

First Floor;
Landing opening onto a passage which runs the length of the property.

South facade:
Main bedroom suite:
Bedroom (30m²): carpeted, open fireplace, panelling.
Bathroom (47m²): Dual aspect with chestnut floor, bath, shower, bidet, double wash hand basins, open fireplace mounted with a mirror and plaster mouldings.
Bedroom (22m²): carpeted.
Bathroom (13m²) vintage fittings and porcelain double basin.
Bedroom (16m²) carpeted, open fireplace.
Bedroom (26m²): carpeted, dual aspect. open fireplace.

North facade:
Bedroom (24m²) en suite
Bathroom.
Independent bathroom
Owners apartment with bedroom, carpeted floors, open fireplace, cream panelling, dressing room and bathroom.

The grounds
The grounds extend to roughly 6ha and are well developed and beautifully maintained. A balustrade with stone pediments frames a terraced area to the rear of the chateau which benefits from lovely views.

Outbuildings;
A gatehouse stands at the entrance to the driveway which leads through the grounds to the Chateau and then sweeps to the rear and around the back to open out again onto a quiet lane through tall gates.
A magnificent Orangery with 8 arched windows and a central doorway sits in the centre of the grounds providing a harmonious balance with the surrounding parkland.
To the rear there is a handsome wooden frame garden house.