You could buy a stunning French château for less than you think
PUBLISHED: 15:47 10 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:12 20 November 2017
Dreaming of living in a French château? Your dream could be closer than you think... We have found a number of châteaux for sale in France for less than €500,000
Just 45 minutes from the coast and near the town of Niort is this elegant château that has been renovated to a high standard. There are nine bedrooms and six bathrooms including four luxury suites, two circular rooms in the towers and a private two-bedroom apartment. There is a sunny terrace, enclosed garden with ornamental pond, courtyard and parking. The château is currently run as a boutique hotel.
This stunning château has been split into two separate dwellings but it can be easily made into one property again. A few of the rooms need updating but most of the château has been nicely renovated and there are eight bedrooms. You approach the château via a tree-lined drive and there is 1 hectare of parkland including a fountain.
Near St Clar, Gers, Occitanie
This beautiful 15th-century château needs some work to bring it back to its former glory but there are plenty of original features including a tower, spiral staircase and open fireplaces. There are currently five bedrooms and the possibility to convert the attic so it would make a great chambre d’hotes. As well as the château there is an attached outbuilding, detached stables and barn and 3.5 acres of land with the possibility to purchase additional land which includes a lake. The château is close to St Clar and only an hour from Toulouse airport.
Situated in the picturesque village of Fors, Château d’Og is a former cognac distillery dating back to the 19th century and is currently run as a well-established luxury chambres d’hôtes. It has four guest suites (all en-suite) and an adjoining self-contained two-bedroom apartment, while the owners’ quarters are located in a separate part of the castle.
Near Albi, Tarn, Occitanie
This striking château has been well maintained and boasts eight bedrooms, a large living room and a smaller living room, a kitchen and an attic space that could be converted. The château comes with 1.2 hectares of land, a large outbuilding, an orangery, a sweeping drive. Located just 15 minutes from Albi, the château is only an hour from Toulouse airport and could easily be run as a boutique hotel.
Giat, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
In the heart of the village of Giat in Puy-de-Dôme is this striking château. Spread over three floors there are eight bedrooms, five bathrooms, a kitchen, living room, dining room, office and large entrance hall. There is a walled garden to the rear of the château with a swimming pool and terrace and a gravelled drive with wrought iron gates. The village of Giat has all the amenities you need and the ski resorts of Le Mont Dore, Sancy and Chastreix-Sancy are close by.
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