Château de la Blainie for sale. Lot, Midi Pyrenees

Midi-Pyrénées, Lot (46)

€1,150,000 ID: 149649

Romantic 19th century castle, built by Etienne Pagès, General of Napoleon III. It is a unique location on a rock 20 meters above the winding river Lot and the beautiful vineyards of the AOC Cahors.

The exterior has recently been completely restored, the interior is stylishly decorated. Part of the furniture remain behind.

The ground floor has a beautiful hall, kitchen with fireplace, lounge with fireplace, bedroom and a bathroom. The balcony runs around the tower and overlooks the river. Canoeing and fishing. The first floor has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. In the garden floor, the basement, there is a large summer kitchen of ± 50 m2 and is fully furnished. The round tower has 5 floors. The lower has the equipment for the swimming pool, the second floor is a wine storage, the third is an annex to the bedroom, the fourth is the annex to the large upper bedroom and the 5th is a pigeon tower. The attic with an area of 100 m2 has floor insulation, three small rooms and could be converted into a new living floor. Currently, two rooms on the first floor are rented out as B & B with a rating of 9.6.

The very light and sunny building has largely double glazing, has central heating and has its own parking.

The beautiful octagonal swimming pool is situated in a rustic travertine terrace (± 90 m2) and offers a magnificent view of the Lot with a beautiful suspension bridge and the freely accessible beach with waterfall. The garden terrace with pergola has a pizza oven and the garden with (fruit) trees and shrubs faces south and has three water basins, a vegetable garden and a rose-grape gallery.

The castle overlooks one of the most beautiful villages in the region on the south side. You will find a bar / restaurant, a bakery, a small supermarket, a museum, a postal agency and a beautiful public Tuscan garden. In the summer months there are countless music festivals and theater performances.

The region is very natural and is known for its cycling and walking routes, fishing and canoeing. Two private canoes are available.

Cahors is a busy city with countless bars, shops and markets and in almost every village there is a good restaurant from local to Michelin stars. Bergerac Airport is 120 km away with cheap international flights.

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  • Details

    Note by advertiser
    Prime Location
    Year of construction
    1863
    Property type
    Chateau
    Status
    Excellent
    Category/Setting
    None
    Central heating
    Fuel
    Plot size HA
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    Plot size m2
    400 m²
    Total living m2
    300 m²
    Orientation
    All directions
    Scenery
    River
    Security
    Yes
    Sewage
    Mains
    Grounds
    Grounds 0-1 HA
    Stories / levels
    4
    Telephone
    ADSL/Cable
    Ownership tax p/a
    1340.00
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    15
    Lounge size
    18 m²
    Bedrooms
    6
    En-suite bathrooms
    1
    All bathrooms
    3
    Kitchen size
    50 m²
    Additional kitchens
    1
    Toilets
    4
    Balconies
    2
    Terrace size
    90 m²
    Garage
    Carport
    Garage car spaces
    2
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Child friendly environment
    • Parking Spaces 2
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Workshop
    • Jacuzzi
    • TV available in rooms
    • Dogs allowed
    • Broadband internet
    • Open fireplace
    • Swimming pool
  • Services in the area

    • Golf Course 28 km
    • Supermarket 0.3 km
    • River 0.3 km
    • Hospital 20 km
    • Airport 120 km
    • Train Station 24 km
    • School 0.3 km