Stunning 13th century chateau to renovate – Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, France – €399,990
Listed as a Monument Historique. Chateau to renovate with over 17ha of land and woodland.
There is so much potential here to renovate this beautiful piece of French history.
Ideal for those looking for a project as a family residence. This property could also be transformed into a boutique chambre d’hôtes or divided into separate appartements. Located 15 mns drive from the popular town of St Yrieix la Perche and only 40 mns from Limoges with its airport and rail links.
The chateau has had work done on the roof at the start of 2022
As you drive through the woodland to reach this fine turreted chateau you will fall under its charms.
The main entrance leads to hallway with a checkerboard tiled floor from where we can enter the main reception room of the chateau. This bright room with exposed beams, open fireplace and wood wishbone flooring has two doors leading out to the side terrace. The highlight of this room is the hand made wooden library in an alcove to the rear. This would make a stunning events room or guest area.
On the ground floor there is also other large rooms suitable as a dining room or living room; both with large open stone fireplaces and terracotta flooring.
In the tower of the house is a kitchen and dining room with an open fireplace which ideally could be made into one large kitchen for the property.
The wide stone staircase runs centrale to the whole property.
The first floor corridor has beautiful original wooden flooring. To one side of the staircase there is a large bedroom with wood flooring and a marble fireplace. Another smaller bedroom to the side of this.
To the other side of the staircase is a bedroom, believed to have been a Lord’s room at some point in history. Again with wood flooring and fireplace This bedroom also has its own toilet and bathroom..
A further bedroom on this level also.
The corridor leads through to the tower again and a studio; a bright room with fireplace and a bathroom.
The top floor of the chateau is separated into two large attic areas where it possible to see the splendid carpentry of the roof and inside the turrets. These two attics could bring the possibility for further development.
On the top level of the tower is an apartment with a living room with corner kitchen, an office, small bathroom and a bedroom.
The chateau comes with over 17ha of prairie and woodland which has recently been thinned through.
A small stone building also sits on the land currently being used as storage.
St Yrieix la Perche is popular market town with all commerce plus schools and a hospital. The chateau sits in an excellent location for discovering all that the Limousin has to offer and a gateway to the tourist area of the Dordogne.