Castle Saint-Emilion (33)
- 327 m2
- 11 rooms
- 6 bedrooms
This turn-key property is very well situated close to St Emilion and many local amenities. It is well-presented and maintained and is a perfect large family home.
Built during the period of the Hundred Years' War, the Castle takes its name from a noble family that settled in the region in the 16th century, there is some evidence that it was built on an earlier date, between the middle of the 14th century and completed 15th century.
The Château has been carefully restored with the help of an architect of the preservation organisation called Batiments de France by the current owners. This restoration has preserved many period features such as the original fireplaces, a beautiful spiral stone staircase, wooden floors and beamed ceilings.
In the garden there is a 14 meter long heated swimming pool with terraced surround. There a very well maintained mature garden, with colorful flowerbeds and fruit trees.
Next to the estate there is a parcel of about 1 ha of poplar trees and a wooded area.
The Château has a small winery, so a future buyer could continue this wine making business, which is more or less a non-profit activity, or exploit it more for a more substantial income. The Chateau has a registered trademark for the wine and further brands can be created if so wished.
The Château has been completely restored with good taste and attention to detail, high-quality finish and excellent layout making it a turn-key property.
The ground floor consists of a large bespoke Liedssen kitchen/dining room with a stone fireplace,a french window with direct access to the garden, a laconche range cooker with 5 gas rings, double sinks and fitted cupboards, a large sitting room with a stone fireplace and a double aspect study. Guest W.C.
A beautiful stone staircase provides access to upper floors.
Master bedroom with two windows providing lovely views both ways, stone fireplace, with large en-suite bathroom, cast-iron bath, large walk-in double shower, W.C. and fully fitted dressing room.
A suite of 2 bedrooms with a full bathroom, bath, shower, basin and W.C.
Large Guest bedroom with cathedral ceiling with en-suite walk in shower and 2 basins, W.C.
Large bedroom with own shower, basin and W.C.
Double bedroom with under eaves space not counted in the official measurements.
Family bathroom, and separate W.C.
Laundry room with fitted cupboards
The ground and 1st floors are heated by a heat-exchange pump with underfloor heating on ground floor and radiators, hot water radiators on the first floor,
and electric radiators on 2nd floor.
Heated towel rails in the bathrooms
Ground floor tiled throughout
Upstairs with excellent wood floors in all bedrooms and tiled floors in all bathrooms
The house is fully alarmed with offsite camera monitoring.
All the bathrooms fittings and tiles come from Fired Earth in the UK
New swimming pool liner
Septic tank installed in 2000
Local Taxes: 1600 euros
4.4 ha of vines (approx. 9.7 acres) / 3.2161 ha in red and 1.0420 ha in white
2/3 Red grapes – potential 27,000 bottles
1/3 white grapes – potential 7,000 bottles
Currently producing 3-5,000 bottles per year with the remainder of grapes sold to a co-operative.
The vines have a great potential that could be developed, in fact 27,000 bottles of red could be produced and 7,000 of white if some extra vats were added to increase the production capacity of the winery.
Current capacity of chai approx. 10,000 bottles per year.
All wine making equipment included in the sale. The existing agricultural equipment, including tractor, sprayers, etc. are available for purchase.
Vine densities are good, (i.e higher than normal). The system of “palissage” (canopy of leaves) is good.
The support system of stakes and wires is in excellent condition. The alleys between and around the vines are clean and well maintained
Possibility to purchase more vines nearby if so wished.
Agricultural facilities include a winery, a vat room, a barrel cellar, a storage cellar for bottles, a stone barn for wine-making equipment.
reference : KM1035-R - Le Figaro Properties reference : 24342663