Castle for sale

850000€

9 bedrooms 370 square meters

Immoweb code : 9441712
Immoweb code : 9441712

Overview

9 bedrooms
370 square meters livable space
45500 square meters of land

Description

A traditional, 19th century Bastide house, looking down on a

This property stands on the outskirts of a large, market town, with all shops and amenities, in the north of the French department of Gard, 20 km from Alès, an hour's drive from Nîmes, 80 km from Avignon, not far from Uzès, on the edge of the Cévennes mountains. The Ardèche Gorges are nearby. This property, which is not completely isolated, extends over 4.5 ha. It comprises 1.29 ha of walled and wooded parklands, where various species of tall, old trees, together with a bamboo grove, provide shade and tranquillity in a gently undulating landscape which slopes slowly down via a meadow, planted with fruit trees, to a river, one of the banks of which is private. The house is raised in relation to the parklands via miscellaneous little terraces, acting as itssetting and enhancing it. The houseLegend has it that this house was built around the middle of the 19th century by a general retired from Napoleon's army. It spans approx. 370 m² of living space over three levels, including two main floors and a top floor with some sloping ceilings. The entrance facade, facing the entrance gates and the access road, is preceded by a wooded, gravel courtyard. Ground floor The layout is fairly original. The ground floor comprises a main, through lounge taking up the centre of the house. Whilst the majority of the floors are covered in red terracotta tiles, the lounge floor is paved with cement tiles. Two marble units, topped with mirrors, face one another on the sides corresponding to the width of the

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