You could buy a stunning French château for less than you think
PUBLISHED: 15:47 10 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:33 22 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.
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.
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.
This beautiful château was rebuilt in the 18th century on the foundations of the former château of the Comte de Montalembert. It is packed with character features including a sweeping oak staircase and the original vaulted cellars. The château now has eight bedrooms, three living rooms, a dining room and two kitchens and there is also an attic that could be converted. The château has grounds of 7,000m² with the possibility to buy a further two hectares and there is a two-bedroom guest house, open barn and workshops.
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