BIRON - CASTLE
On the borders of the Dordogne very close to Villereal , this beautifully restored « Maison de Maître « an Italian stylish Chateau with outbuildings is set in grounds and land of 10 hectares. Surrounded by a pretty moat and accessed via a stone pillared driveway, you will find the main house set in a beautiful courtyard, with a partially renovated Grange, stables, a cottage , pigionier and another smaller Grange to restore. The main house retains many original features, including stone staircase, old cement tiles in the entrance hallway, high ceilings and wood panelling. Currently being run as a luxury boutique chambres d?hôte, there are nine bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, all decorated to a high standard with attention to detail and a high standard of finish. The large kitchen hosts a commercial range yet would be just as comfortable for family meals. Surrounding the main courtyard to the west side of the main house is the Grange, currently the luxury suite, finished to a modern style with polished concrete floors and black slate bathroom. Aongside is a painting studio, and the other side hosts the area. On the east side of the courtyard stands a second Grange currently used for storage. Set back behind is a second smaller house , pigionier and stables, both to renovate. There is a beautiful swimming pool and the whole property is set in grounds in immaculate condition, with kept lawns and fields beyond. The bustling market town of Villereal, classified as one of Le Plus Beaux Villages de France, is just 4 km away with all its amenities. Bergerac airport 30 minutes and Bordeaux & Toulouse airport two hours away. This is a stunning and beautifully restored property, and must-view opportunity!