€ On RequestProperty For Sale, Pyrenées Atlantique, Aquitaine.FCH448

A Large Country Estate with 194 HA of Organic Farmland & Unrivaled Views of the Pyrenees

13 Bed Chateau; 5 Bed Gate House; Chalet; 16 Stables; Large Garage; 18C Barn; Vast Hangar; 194 HA


This large Country Estate of 194 hectares is offered for sale with a chateau, various ancillary buildings, organic farmland and unrivalled views of the Pyrenees Mountains.  The 194 hectares Estate has 135 hectares of organic arable land and 59 hectares of well established and mature woodland.  The arable land is planted and rotated with corn, soya, alfalfa, rape seed, wheat and oat and has been farmed organically for the last 15 years.

Situated 10 minutes north-west of Pau, this immaculately maintained Estate includes a Anglo-Normand Chateau built in 1903 offering over 1,000m2 of accommodation. The ancillary buildings include a five bedroom Gate House (170m2); a Chalet (170m2); a Stable Block with 16 boxes, a tack room and garage for six cars (700m2); a beautiful 18C Barn (340m2); a hangar housing the farming machinery (966m2); a former pigeonnier (20m2) and a former farmhouse (400m2). 

The chateau is discretely located at the end of its long majestic avenue of centenarian oak trees.  From the chateau and its immediate terraces, there are impressive views of immaculately farmed land, which extend as far as the eye can see towards the Pyrenees Mountain range.  This light south-facing chateau offers accommodation over three floors.  The ground floor offers a large double height and central hallway with period oak panelling, large stain glass windows and wide oak staircase leading onto a galleried landing.  Reception rooms leading from the central hallway include three sitting rooms; a large dining hall, a smoking room; a kitchen and guest cloakroom.  The first floor offers the Master bedroom suite, which includes two bedrooms and a bathroom; three further bedrooms and two bathrooms.  Two services staircases access the second floor offering a further six bedrooms and three bathrooms.  The basement houses the original kitchen, a large laundry, the boiler room and the wine cellar.

This impressive Estate offers the perfect retreat for an International owner; either for personal use or to run as a professional farm / equestrian property. Pau airport 15 mins; Toulouse International 1hr 45mins and Bordeaux airport 2 hours.  The Atlantic coast, around Biarritz can be reached in 1hr 30 minutes and the ski slopes are within one hour.


Habitable Space :   1000 m² No of Rooms Total :   20
No. Reception Rooms :   7 No. of Bedrooms :   13
Bathrooms :   7 Shower Rooms :   0
W.Cs :   9 Utility Room :   Laundry in Basement
Heating Method :   Oil Fired
Hot Water Method :   Electric
Ground Floor
Entrance Hallway  ( m²)Library ( m²)
Small Salon ( m²)Drawing Room ( m²)
Living Room ( m²)Lobby & Stairs ( m²)
Great Hall ( m²)Main Staircase ( m²)
Serving Kitchen ( m²)Dining Room ( m²)
First Floor
Master Bedroom I (36 m²)Bedroom 2 (Master Bed Suite) (17.3 m²)
Master Bedroom : Ensuite Bathroom (8 m²)Bedroom 2 (24.4 m²)
Bed 2 : Bathroom  (11.7 m²)Bed 2 : Dressing Room (21.2 m²)
Bedroom 3 (18.4 m²)Bed 3 : Ensuite (3 m²)
Bedroom 4 (18 m²)Bed 4 : Ensuite (3 m²)
Second Floor
Bedroom 6 ( m²)Bed 6 : Bathroom ( m²)
Bedroom 7 ( m²)Bed 7 : Bathroom ( m²)
Bedroom 8 ( m²)Bedroom 9 ( m²)
Bathroom ( m²)Bedroom 10 ( m²)
Bedroom 11 ( m²)Bedroom 12 ( m²)
Store Room ( m²)Bedroom 13 ( m²)
Secteur :   Aquitaine Location :   15 mins North of Pau ; Between the Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean
Orientation :   South View :   Pyrenees & Private Estate
Year :   1903 Type :   Stone
Roof :   Slate : Good Condition Condition :   Good Condition
Tele / ADSL :   Yes / Yes Drainage :   Septic Tank
Water Supply :   Mains Electricity :   Mains
Land Area :   1940000 m² Boundary :   Partially Enclosed
Terrace :   Several Garden Well :   No
Garage :   Vast Garage (700m2) Car Port :   No
Swimming Pool :   No
Outbuildings :   Numerous Ancillary Buildings



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For further information, please contact:

Joanne Davey
French Character Homes
Tel: +33 (0)5 59 12 28 13 / +33 (0)6 77 70 21 98
Email : sales@frenchcharacterhomes.com