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(33) Gironde

Superb Elegant Italianate XIX C. Château nr Bordeaux


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 10
Land: 4 ha

Reference: E9-1592163
£ 3,142,790
$ 4,007,675

This elegant Italianate Château benefits from remarkable architecture in the style of Palladio , boasting loggias, balustrades and architectural scaliing unique in this area. Dating from the end of the XIXth Century it is situated just outside the Unesco Heritage Site of the city of Bordeaux, surrounded by vineyards on three sides, in an enviable position in a tranquil semi rural setting yet within very easy reach of the City. Monumental stone gates with video entrance security give access to peaceful parkland of just over 4 hectares, only 15 minutes to Bordeaux international airport.

Light and spacious, the reception rooms provide elegant entertainment spaces within a well thought out and comfortable floor plan. A sweeping white stone staircase leads to 10 main bedrooms all with private bathrooms and TV points, some with dressing rooms, 9 with parquet floors and recently re-decorated, some with private terraces. The master bedroom suite has air conditioning, a sitting room, his and her bathrooms, a walk in wardrobe and fireplace. Kitchen facilities are geared to catering .There are offices, a staff bedroom, a home cinema as well as a first class wine cellar. 

The accommodation extends to 1,100m2 over four floors in perfect condition. The Lower ground floor is approximately 300m2 with space for offices, caterers and kitchen staff, utility rooms and laundry and storage and an in-house cinema with Victorian pub style Bar opposite the beautifully appointed wine cellar.

The bedrooms have been thoughtfully and individually decorated in different styles with attention to every imaginable detail, reflecting tasteful and luxurious styles for a discerning owner. Comfort and luxury have been uppermost considerations and the Master suite is especially outstanding, air conditioned with a sitting room, his and hers bathrooms, a walk-in wardrobe and fireplace. There are eight further double bedrooms all en suite as well as staff bedrooms and bathroom. Baronial dining room, formal Salon, music room and Library.

The Château successfully and seamlessly combines grandeur and comfort, incorporating the latest facilities in impressive but understated spaces. The imposing staircase leading up from the entrance hall has an immediate impact on arrival, with walls awaiting fine art and tapestry to complete the picture.

Amenities;The Chateau benefits from a state of the art security system and has hidden safes. Mains Gas C.H. and instant hot water system. Two kitchens.

Grounds: Automatic watering.Heated salt water swimming pool 14 x 6 m with automatic alarm. Pool house with W.C. shower and kitchen. A covered terrace on the north side . Views of the west wing of the Chateau and its terraces.
Mature specimen trees with open lawns extending into meadows beyond where deer can often be seen. Garage and covered parking for 3 cars.

Taxes: Property Tax 7,407€ Residential Tax 7,550€.

This stunning property is only 30 kms from the ultra chic Cap Ferret and the Atlantic coast with its glorious beaches.

Spectacular floodlighting emphasise the beautiful architecture at night.