24 bedroom French Chateau in Cognac

24 bedroom French Chateau in Cognac, Poitou-Charentes with 70000m2 of land
Country Of Origin: France
Seller's Contact: UK +44 (0)1935 389600 / search@prestigeproperty.co.uk.
$2,538,000.00

 

2,350,000 EUR  1,715,500 GBP  2,538,000 USD

 Reference 124889

In the Cognac area, a charming château-hôtel dating back to the King Louis Philippe, family house of a famous Cognac winemakers, offering today 24 comfortable bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.

Wooded parkland of 7 hectares/18 acres with a swimming pool, overlooking the Charente river and valley .

Lovely views and very tranquil, and yet easily accessible to the historic centre of Cognac.

Accesses:

490 km from Paris (motorway A10 + D731)
120 km from Bordeaux (100 km motorway A10 + D732)
90 km from La Rochelle (60 k
5 km (low costs)

Airstrip at Cognac

TGV high speed train at Angoulème 45 km. Cognac train station nearby (shuttles available).
Cognac is half-way between Angoulême and the Ocean

Château 1850:
1500 sqm of living space over 5 floors.
Fully renovated, respecting the health, security and fire norms.
Perron and terrace overlooking the valley (panoramic view).
Orientation is South/North.
Lift 3 pers.to 2nd floor (3rd floor accessible by staircase)
Monumental stone staircase + secondary staircase.

Garden level: 350 sqm

2 entrances, kitchens, cold rooms, storage areas, laundries…etc
Cloakrooms, boiler room, wine cellar, brasserie, workshop and offices.

Ground floor: headroom 4,50 m with Louis Philippe styled reception rooms .
Entrance hall leading to 6 reception rooms : bar, conference room, drawing room library, restaurant, banqueting room, breakfast room and WC.

Upstairs: 3 floors with guest bedrooms, 800 sqm
22/23 ensuite bedrooms over 3 floors
15 to 25 sqm each.

Park: 7 hectares (17 acres) entirely walled.

Gates and driveway in addition to the existing woods about 4200 trees have been planted recently :
Plantation 2005 3ha :

3000 oaks, 1200 cedars, 50 lime trees, 50 maples.

Constructible part of about 1,5 hectares (4 acres) on the West part. This land offers the possibility to built a tourism residency, suites-villas. 

Outbuildings:

Gatehouse 180 sqm on 3 floors (manager’s house)
3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms .

Chapel 70 sqm .

Infinity pool 14x7m heated.

+ Tivoli 140 sqm for reception area 

Well 32m deep

Garaging (tractor, mower, car)

Equipment:

TV flat screen (leasing)
WC equipped for handicapped people in the ground floor
Telephone 10 lines, WIFI,
Private parking area 30 places.
Safe in 6 bedrooms. 
Minibar in 6 bedrooms .
Dogs allowed with a supplement .
Non-smoking rooms except for 6 bedrooms.
Conference rooms 20 to 35 persons (2 salons of 30 to 36 sqm each).
Golf: driving range + 2 holes + net .

Activities:

Cognac and its wineries.

Circuits to discover the surrounding countryside: local villages, La Rochelle city, Ile de Ré, île d’Oléron and oisters parks…etc

Cognac festivals: Film festival, Blues passions, Floralies, Coup de Chauffe, Fête du Cognac, European balloon Championship…etc. 

Promenade and boating on the river Charente. 

2 Museums (1 km)

Leisure center on the Charente river (1 km), Promenade en Gabarre(2 km)

Tennis club, open-air and covered courts (4 km)

Exterior swimming pool (heated) + indoor swimming pool at 500m.

Bath and nautical leisures at 1km

Cognac Golfcourse 18 holes + practice 9 holes nearby.
Equestrian centre 6 km

Fishing & shooting

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