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Castle Vaucluse (84)

Price: € 3,600,000
  • Surface 420 m2
  • Rooms 11 
  • Bedrooms 7 
  • Land 4 000 m2

-In this magical Provence in the heart of the Avignon / Gordes / Mont Ventoux triangle, a unique medieval CHATEAU, built at the beginning of the year 700 then enlarged at the start of the year 1000.It is the oldest of the castles in Provence and has been the personal property of the Popes for five centuries (1274 to 1741).
-Four years of work have enabled it to be fully restored, in accordance with the most demanding rules of the art under the authority of the "Architects of the Buildings of France. ", In order to make it a luxury residence of incomparable charm, enjoying an exceptional location in Provence.
-The CHATEAU is located at the top of a cliff overlooking an authentic Provencal village. It has incredible views over the surrounding valleys to the Cévennes.
-Ideally located, it puts the most famous and prestigious sites of Provence at a short distance:
-Isle sur la Sorgue, Fontaine de Vaucluse
-The Luberon and its sublime hilltop villages such as Gordes, Roussillon, Ménerbes, Lacoste.
-Avignon with its Palais des Papes, its ramparts, its museums and its international theater festival as well as Orange and its ancient theater where the Chorégies take place
-The renowned international vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Vacqueras
-Aix-en -Provence, the city of Cézanne, Arles, the ancient city and its Roman arenas, the Camargue and Marseille with its old port and its creeks, are less than an hour away.
-As well as numerous national and international means of communication:
- Avignon TGV station and Plane Airport (30 minutes)
-A7 motorway (20 minutes)
- Marseille-Marignane airport (50 minutes).
-It benefits from an orientation to the south and thanks to its ramparts it is sheltered from the Mistral.
-A construction preserved over the centuries:
At the top of a rocky promontory, the castle has a noble and haughty facade, preserved over the centuries and enjoys a 4000 m2 garden overlooking a superb Provencal landscape, out of sight and in absolute calm.
-A long and rich extraordinary history:
Built in the 8th century (early 700) then extended in the 11th century (early 1000).
It is the most castle in Provence. Built during the time of the Holy Roman Empire, it was successively owned by the Counts of Toulouse and then the personal property of the Popes for nearly five centuries (1274-1741). It escaped destruction during the revolution. It has always been private property.
The Chateau has preserved its medieval remains such as the ramparts, drawbridge gate, spiral staircase, machicolations, loopholes, wall inscriptions.
Interior living area: 360 m2 (very thick walls between 1.6 m and 2.2 m):
-5 large luxury suites (26, 44 and 3 x 50 m2)
-1 living room (ribbed ceiling 3.5 m high) and large fireplace.
-1 dining room (ribbed ceiling) with exposed stone wall and loopholes
-1 large kitchen and office from the 8th century) professionally equipped
-1 Entrance
-1 shared WC + washbasin by appointment
-1 laundry room
-1 attic
-2 cellars
The Guardian's House
Interior living area: 60 m2
-Independent access
-dining room, living room with fireplace and small kitchen
-2 bedrooms
-Bathroom and WC
The gardens :
-Many remaining gardens and belvedere
-Many trees (olive trees, almond trees, pines, hackberry, mulberry trees), facing shrubs and flowers
Dependencies :
- covered and closed shelter for bicycles
- covered and closed lean-to
-Private parking lots
The swimming pool :
-heated, installed at the foot of a cliff and carved into the rock, offers a unique resting place, with superb views
This medieval CASTLE is unique because of its exceptional location and its history.
Ref 1036. Price: contact us

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Advertiser reference: 1036 - Le Figaro Properties reference: 29938857

Its assets

  • Pool
  • Guard house
  • Listed building
  • Panoramic view
  • Garage & parking
  • Fireplace
  • Air-conditioning
  • Garden
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In detail

    • Surface 420 m2
    • Rooms 11
    • Bedrooms 7
    • Land 4 000 m2
    • Construction N/A*
    • Nb of floors 2
    • Parking N/A*
    • Bathrooms N/A*
    • Toilets N/A*
    • Exposure South
    • Heating Reversible air-conditioning
    • Kitchen N/A*
  • Energy Performance Certificate

    in KWhPE/m²/year

    • A ≤ 50
    • B 51 to 90
    • C 91 to 150
    • D 151 to 230
    • E 231 to 330
    • F 331 to 450
    • G > 451

    GreenHouse Gas emission

    in CO2eqkg/m²/year

    • A ≤ 5
    • B 6 to 10
    • C 11 to 20
    • D 21 to 35
    • E 36 to 55
    • F 56 to 80
    • G > 80

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