IP1146  € 2 090 000

Lembeye
Gers
Occitanie

An historic chateau for sale with links to D'Artagnan and Wellington

Set in spectacular countryside of the Madiran winelands with panoramic views of the distant Pyrenees. Château: 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms. Maison d’Amis: 3 bedrooms, bathroom. Outbuilding with office/events room. Swimming pool. Listed pigeonnier. 14-ha wooded estate.

Style

Style: Estate
Period: Restored
Condition: Very Good

Features

Property SOLD

4 Receptions
10 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
Land Area: 14 ha
Land
Vineyard
Woods
Swimming Pool

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Room Details

The Madiran country sits astride three modern-day departments and belongs as much to Aquitaine as to Gascony. The fertile valleys produce maize, sunflowers, kiwis and vines and the wooded ridges are replete with birds of prey, wild boar and deer. The local town has everyday amenities while Pau, Bordeaux and Toulouse are major centres for commerce and culture. The Atlantic coast, Biarritz, the Pyrenees and Spain are all within easy reach.

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General Details

Built in honey-coloured stone and rising majestically from the flank of a hill, the chateau has a rare, almost fairy-tale quality. In the 18C, d’Artagnan’s uncle enlarged the property and legend has it he often entertained the illustrious musketeer. In March 1814, Wellington is reputed to have stayed at the chateau while advancing towards Toulouse.

Saved from virtual ruin in the 1970s, the property has been entirely refurbished in recent years and its manageable proportions are ideal for present-day living. The main accommodation rises over three floors accessed by a superb spiral staircase and a south tower provides further entertaining space and wine storage.

An immense, elevated terrace overlooks the swimming pool and gardens and the outbuildings include a first floor office/events room, with garaging and car port below. The Maison d’Amis is suitable for family, letting or resident staff. The majority of the outlying estate is wooded, with many delightful pathways and the meadows are rich in wild flowers including a dozen varieties of orchids.

 

Distances

Distance to nearest airport: 40 Km
Distance to nearest train station: 40 Km
Distance to nearest commerces: 6 Km

 

Location

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Property Sales Regions

Gascony, France
Pyrenées, France
Midi-Pyrenees, France
South West France

Property Styles For Sale

Farmhouses
Country Estates
Manoirs & Chateaux
Maisons de Maître
Rural Properties