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Dordogne château with 9-hole golf course

  • Mediaeval château – restored and run as luxury gite

  • Private 9-hole golf course for use by guests

  • Heated Swimming pool

  • 3-bedroom lodging for manager/caretaker

  • Excellent location in village on Eymet/Issigéac axis

  • Price: €1,130,000 (agency fees included) ref n° 280

This is more than ‘just’ a château in the Dordogne for sale. It is a tourist operation comprising a number of quality elements: the luxury 9-bedroomed château, the 9-hole golf course, the heated pool, the independent lodging… as well as a a 20-year history of contented guests, superb website and future bookings. In short: it is a viable business and a beautiful place to live.

The château itself dates back to the 12th century when it started life as a priory. Wars, revolts and revoltions have washed over the property throughout the last millenium before serious restoration work was attempted. Now, with a new roof, new plumbing and new electrics, the accommodation has been upgraded to 21st century standards. There are three ensuite bedrooms and three double bedrooms (sharing a family bathroom) – some on the ground floor for elderly guests and some on the upper floors.

Dordogne château

Two kitchens, a bar, a dining-room/restaurant, massive lounge and numerous nooks and crannies make up the rest of the building. Heating is by an ingenious series of radiators linked to the wood-burning stove in the lounge.

In the old stables area they have fashioned a three-bedroomed dwelling for the owners or manager/caretaker. A number of out-buildings are scattered around the property and used as workshops, garages or storage.

Solar panels heat the big 12×6 metre pool to 28/29° at the start of the season. There is a pond/small lake which supplies water for keeping the greens green. And two wells.

Our opinion:

This is a fully-functional luxury business sold as a going-concern. There are a number of ways that buyers might want to run the business: as it is currently – a luxury gite-cum-golf-course let to families or groups on a weekly basis. Sometimes it is used for wedding groups with a marquee on the grounds and a select group of guests. Some buyers may want to run it as a Guest House, offering a table d’hôte, vineyard visits (we’re near the Monbazillac vineyards) as well as the golf. Others may want to concentrate on the golf course and offer coaching sessions, tournaments or even open it to the public. Whatever your project, you are buying into an exclusive part of French heritage in an extremely attractive part of France: it’s hard to go wrong… especially at this attractive price. 

 

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  • Ref n°: 280 
  • Summary: 12th century Château south of Bergerac in the Dordogne sold with a 9-hole golf course, heated pool and numerous outhouses. Independent gite for owner or manager. Run as luxury gite ... but would make a superb Guest House or Boutique hotel.  
  • Address: Dordogne, France 
  • Price: €1,130,000 
  • Commission: 3% (included in asking price) 
  • Surface Area: 3.5 hectares 
  • Phone Number: +33675665518 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Pools: 1 heated 
  • DPE: energy rating: C,A