French Chateau in Cahors

  • €1 924 000
Cahors, Lot, Occitania, Metropolitan France, 46000, France
For Sale
Cahors, Lot, Occitania, Metropolitan France, 46000, France
  • €1 924 000

Overview

  • Château
  • Property Type
  • 8
  • Bedrooms
  • 680
  • sqm

Description

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a fairy tale this is your chance! Come and see this stunning 19th-century castle, which has recently been carefully renovated so that it is maintained and beautiful, but retains its historic look and charm. It’s located only 30 minutes away from Cahors and 45 minutes from Villeneuve sur Lo, but if you like to take walks or ride a bike you can go to the village that’s close to the caste and get anything you need.

The property has 680sqm of living space with 13 rooms in total, 8 of which are big lovely bedrooms. It’s beautifully furnished and offers a heated pool, jacuzzi, and a gorgeous pool house with summer kitchen and a bathroom.

Outside you’ll find 1.6 ha of vines that are AOP 100% Malbec surrounded by a peaceful and private wooded park.

The pool house was recently built very well equipped. It lays on 300sqm and on the first floor you’ll find a wine cellar, a big room suitable for parties and events, kitchen and bathroom. On the second floor you’ll see two gorgeous bedrooms, sports room and an office. The building is perfect to rent out for events, weddings or as a bed and breakfast.

This beautiful chateau is spacious, beautiful and equipped with everything you might need, which makes it the perfect family home for you or the perfect investment for your business.

About the place:

Cahors is a town in the Lot department of southwestern France. Its inhabitants are called Cahoriens and it is world-renowned for its wines, which have also given rise to local cheeses that can be found throughout many restaurants around this city. The region serves as an excellent base camp for exploring sights like the Dordogne River Valley (including castles), Les Grottes de Gargantua (caves with prehistoric drawings) and Quercy Blanc (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

The city has important remains including Roman ruins, Christian sarcophagi from several hundred years after Christ’s death, etc., but above all, there are medieval buildings still standing, with much evidence about their past lives – such as old houses built over arches where goods used to pass through them under different rules in earlier times e.g. when they were guarded by soldiers of the king during centuries. Seneschals were based here to collect taxes for the King e.g. on salt, soups and wines & today they are still busy at their old traditional tasks but now it is more as merchants of wine.

Things to do in Cahors:

Take in views at one of Cahors’ many hilltop castles or chateaux. A must-see is Château de Cayx, which you can see from most parts of town and offers wonderful views over the Lot river valley below. Another great place to explore for fantastic landscapes are Montcuq Castle, perched on top of an imposing rock above this commune in the Lot department. The castle itself dates back to 1240 but its massive walls recall even older times when it was used to control the road between Limoges and Toulouse.

The town of Cahors is also home to a lively music festival that starts each year at the end of June called “Sardanes en Fête”. The program includes various concerts, shows, animation along with free workshops for children where they can learn about local traditional dances – sardane in Catalan or gasconade in French. This event takes place on both sides of Lot river which flows through Cahors city center. As an added bonus, there are plenty of events going on throughout summer including art exhibitions, concerts, and theater plays.

https://properties.lefigaro.com/announces/chateau-lot-midi+pyrenees-france/36545201/

  • Address Cahors, Lot, Occitania, Metropolitan France, 46000, France
  • City Cahors
  • State/county Lot
  • Zip/Postal Code 46000
  • Country France

Details

Updated on September 14, 2021 at 3:36 pm
  • Price: €1 924 000
  • Property Size: 680 sqm
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Property Type: Château
  • Property Status: For Sale

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