This amazing 18th-century chateau is located a few minutes away from Matha and offers 350 m2 of living space. The castle is set in nearly 30 hectares of grassland with a river crossing the property, a farmhouse of about 150 m² (currently occupied), a house of about 150 m² on two levels, and lovely wine houses.
On the ground floor, you’ll see a spacious entrance with a stone staircase, a bright and large living room of 75 m² with fireplace, a large study, a living room with wooden panels and an 18th-century fireplace, and an ancient kitchen with an insert.
On the first floor, there are 5 bedrooms – one with double windows on the backside, one with a shower room and washbasin, one on the front side with a balcony, a small one with a dressing, and the last one with a lift arrival. There is also a shower room, a separate WC, and a staircase leading to a cute attic.
Outside there are two outbuildings. The first one is composed of a large living/dining room of 90 m² with an ancient kitchen and central fireplace, a staircase leading to 3 bedrooms, and a bathroom. The second one has a large living/dining room, 2 kitchens, two large bedrooms, and a bathroom. All buildings have oil-fired central heating. A lovely property for investment or for a family home!
About the place:
Matha is a small town in the south of France, in the department of Creuse. The village has an estimated population of 133 people. It is located on the border with Spain and it’s near to the cities of Guéret and Aubusson. The word “mata” means to rest or stop and this name was given to the town because it sits on a hilltop with sweeping views of the countryside. It’s an ideal location for people who love nature and want to be close enough to local amenities that they can get into town at any time.
The city of Matha is part of the mountain range which makes for a temperate climate during most times of the year. Many activities can be enjoyed by tourists such as skiing or hiking along trails that lead to many different points of interest within this area including lakes and waterfalls. The area has a rich history which can be seen through the many churches and castles that remain standing to this day.
Things to do in Matha:
Matha is a scenic village full of quaint shops and restaurants. There are many activities for families to enjoy in Matha, France, such as biking trails through the forested area or walking down the quiet streets lined with stone buildings. For those looking to explore there are also hiking trails along with all sorts of terrain like green fields and mountains that offer stunning views over the small town below.
Take the boat tour on the Lac de Paladru which starts every day at 11AM and costs around $20 per person. You can also rent boats or kayaks for half an hour if you wanted to explore Matha by yourself instead of with a guide. Boat tours typically last 45 minutes but it depends on how fast your captain takes his time through this beautiful waterway.
Visit Chateau de la Balme, one of the most important sights in all of Europe that has been preserved since 1050 A.D., where visitors can get lost in its towers and turrets.
You can also explore the stunning beauty of the French countryside at Matheysine Park, a nature reserve that is one of France’s oldest national parks.