19th Century Chateau, gite and pool - Saint-Béat
Fantastic Chateau with an individual caretakers house/gite and a pool with mountain view
If you are looking for a new business opportunity why not this 19th century fully renovated castle with detached house set in 1 hectare of private land, with swimming pool, sauna and stream with stunning mountain backdrop?
Located in the Barousse valley of the French Pyrenees but only 7km to the Spanish border. The property enjoys the most magnificent views of the mountains. It sits in a tourist town with so many activities nearby, such as rafting, climbing, hiking, cycling, skiing, etc. The current owners have built up a fantastic business over the last 15 years offering a flexible bed & breakfast and rental apartments to rent to families and groups of friends. There are huge possibilities for expansion of the business ideas including a restaurant. The owners are moving onto another project so needing at least one or more enthusiastic successor(s) to take over.
The property is accessed through gated entrance and private driveway then a small bridge crosses the stream to the grand sweeping stairs which rise to access to the front terrace. You enter the chateau into a traditional hall. There is a complete apartment with 2 bedrooms, living room and bathroom on this floor plus both a large and small dining room, professional kitchen, utility, toilet, study and storage rooms.
On the first floor there are two apartments one with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and kitchen and the other with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living rooms and a kitchen.
On the second floor you have an apartment with 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom. Another apartment with 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom. Also, a double bedroom with bathroom.
The third floor is a large attic, with the possibly to transform to an additional apartment.
The adjoining owners or caretakers house comprises of a kitchen with covered terrace and a light living room. There are three bedrooms, two bathrooms and private fenced garden with additional eating areas.
The exterior offers amble parking, electric gated entrance, fenced swimming pool with sauna, river, outdoor kitchens with seating, pétanque area and a well.
The chateau has been extensively renovated with modern pellet central heating and boilers equipped with heat pumps. There is an individual wastewater treatment with micro station. The buildings are insulated as much as possible and equipped with double glazing and a new electrical installation.
Rooms • 19 bedrooms and 29 rooms
Surface • 628 m²
Total area • 8782 m²
Heating • Radiator, Wood
Hot water • Hot water tank
Condition • Good condition
Orientation • South West
View • Mountains Countryside
Built in • 1860
Renovation year • 2009
Caretaker house • Barbecue • Car port Well • Electric gate • Sauna
Primary school • Town centre
Hospital/clinic • Doctor
Supermarket • Secondary school
Airport • Ski slope
University • Lake