5 bed Chateau for sale in PONLAT TAILLEBOURG

€ 650,000

This stunning 16th Century chateau has been fully renovated but retains all its original charm and character. The property has 5 bedrooms, several large outbuildings and over 2 acres of land. The pretty riverside village of Montrejeau is a few minutes away and there's an excellent bakery within walking distance. The Spanish border, Toulouse and the Pyrenees are all within easy reach.There's a generous 300m2 of habitable space and the layout of the accommodation is as follows:Ground floor:Entrance hall (with original terra cotta floor tiles)Living room (wood burning stove in original fireplace)Dining room (with original open fireplace)OfficeWCUtility roomKitchen (with Lacanche gas oven and beautiful stone sink and counter tops)Back kitchen with conservatory facadeSpare room (thought to have been the Chapel originally and still has 16th century wall frescos)First floor:LandingWCShower roomBedroom 1Bedroom 2 (accessed through bedroom and be converted into an en suite bathroom)Bedroom 3Bedroom 4 (with en suite bathroom, dressing room)Bedroom 5 (accessed through bedroom 4)Second floor:Attic space (lots of headroom and natural light from dormer window. Could be converted into further accommodation. Already well insulated)Outside:The total plot size measures 9000m2 (just over 2 acres). It is fully walled/fenced and is divided into three distinct parts; the walled garden directly in front of the house (which could be a great spot for a pool, subject to necessary permissions etc), parkland beyond that and then a flat field/meadow at the back.There's a huge barn on two stories which measures 400m2 and is built in the same style as the house. It was originally used for livestock. It's very dry and has electric sockets and lighting. It's currently divided into various sections but could (subject to planning permissions) be converted to further living accommodation. There's also a separate double-garage.Location:The property is located in the rural commune of Ponlat-Taillebourg in the heart of the Haute-Garonne department. The Haute-Garonne is home to the the soaring peaks of the Pyrenees as well as the bustling metropolis of Toulouse. The property is within easy reach of both and is surrounded by more gentle and undulating countryside.There's an excellent bakery a few minutes away and the ancient town of Montrejeau is a 6min drive. Montrejeau is bastide town and was built in the 13th century to withstand attack from the English. Thankfully these days the locals are a bit more hospitable. The town is busy and thriving today, with a popular weekly market and a good selection of shops. There are several supermarkets all within easy reach, whilst Toulouse (with its international airport) is an hour away.The UNESCO world heritage site of St Bertrand de Comminges, known as the 'Mont St Michel of the Pyrenees' is a 20min drive. A little over an hour away is the superb ski resort of Baquiera.At a glance:Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 2Drainage: Septic tank (non-compliant)Heating: Dual source central heating (propane gas + wood)Habitable space: 300m2Plot size: 9000m2Parking: Off-street parking and garageDPE rating: DTaxe fonciere: TBCDistance to shops: 5minsDistance to airport: 1hr (Toulouse)Please note: Agency fees are included in the advertised price and are payable by the purchaser. All locations and sizes are approximate. La Residence has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However, this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are either given or implied. xxInformation on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Georisks website:* Stunning 16th century chateau* Over 2 acres of land* Walking distance to the local bakery* New electrics plumbing* New windows, doors and full central heating* Fibre optic broadband* Wine cellar* Outbuildings* Within easy reach of Toulouse ski resorts