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.


2,350,000 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.


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. 


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)


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 .


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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