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(81) Tarn

Charming restored XIIIth C. Château, near Albi

€699,000

Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 0.2 ha

Reference: A0-5514
699,000
£ 599,655
$ 749,437

Set in a traditional village with local amenity, this charming restored XIIIth C. Château is set in mature and private grounds. The property includes a partially renovated coach house and a pavilion dating from 1671.
15 min drive to the World Heritage city of Albi and 1 hr drive to Toulouse and the international airport of Blagnac.

This village Château has been beautifully restored by the owner with much attention to detail and care to retain original features.
 
Château;
Ground floor: main entrance hall (4.7m x 8.5m), with a large original staircase opening on the left side to a drawing room (6 m x 5 m) with fireplace, dining room (7.1 m x 4.2 m) with fireplace and fitted kitchen (5.7 m x 5 m). The three rooms have doors opening onto the garden. Large walk-in larder on the ground floor of the tower. Utility room & separate W.C.
First floor: grand salon (6 m x 6 m) with parquet floor and fireplace, study/library (11 m2), bedroom  (5 m x 5 m) with ensuite bathroom (9 m2), bedroom (3.9 m x 3.9 m) with dressing room and shower room in the tower, separate W.C.
Second floor: bedroom (4.7 m x 4.6 m) with sitting room (5.56 m x 4.8 m) and large ensuite shower room, separate W.C, bedroom  (5.5 m x 4.9 m) with sitting room (22 m2) and bathroom with a beautiful copper bath. Separate W.C and washbasin.

This characterful and elegant property retains original features such as parquet flooring, tomettes tiles, exposed beams, colombage walls, antique doors and marble fireplaces.

Outbuildings;
At the end of the garden is a restored Pavilion dating from 1671.  
A partially renovated former coach house is set in the grounds. Electricity and plumbing installed. 

Grounds;
The large walled garden of over half an acre has been redesigned and planted with mature trees providing shade in the summer.  An adjacent piece of land would be suitable for the installation of a swimming pool.  

The central heating boiler and oil tank are situated in a storage space on the ground floor. There is a summer dining room and a workshop. The first floor is currently one large room which could be converted into two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Additional information;
Mains water, electricity and mains drainage, telephone + ADSL. Oil fired central heating.
Taxe fonciere: 1450€ per annum
Taxe d’habitation: 1128€ per annum