Luxury Castle/Estate in ENTRECASTEAUX

Property Type

Castle / Estate

Number of Bedrooms

7

Number of Rooms

Land Size

115000m2

Property Description

This rare, elegant and discreet Provencal estate with beautiful bastide and guest house, vines, and 2h of olives needs to be seen to appreciate fully.The main, characterful country mansion offers elegant proportions alongside the attractive stone guest house, it is a home to bring together family and friends and enjoy timeless gatherings. In a tranquil setting at the head of its valley, this impressive home sits on 11.5 hectares (more than 28 acres) of beautiful grounds which includes 2 hectares of stone terraced olive groves and 1.2 hectares of vineyards (classified as AOP Provence) which flow down and past the winding driveway amid white oak woods. Enchanting, terraced gardens and walkways around the houses and pool, the sounds of running water from fountains and water canals as you approach the gravel terraces, shaded by mulberry and plane trees. This haven of peace and quiet with uninterrupted views from all terraces and windows, was conceived as a respite for family, friends and neighbours to spend time together, create lasting memories and enjoy entertaining, rest, solitude and nature throughout the year.The interior was designed to create a calm, provencal farmhouse intimacy to be relaxing, social and welcoming. Running the length of the main house, the front terraces are accessed from French doors from all rooms and have outdoor dining spaces, quiet, shaded corners and seating areas. A water canal runs through the arranged terrace gardens below, offering peaceful scented walks and garden seats with just the sounds of the birds and running water.The main entrance door opens to the hallway: to one side the intimate dining room and salon with fireplaces, to the other, the Provencal kitchen, food and drink preparation room, the vaulted wine cellar, a library/media room and adjoining office. There are 2 wc ‘s on this level.Charming tiled stairs access the first floor (there are also two smaller staircases), with master bedroom, two large double rooms, all with en suite full bathrooms. A small sitting room and peaceful balcony all have views over the vines and hills. To the rear is a laundry area and further shower/wc with access to the kitchen garden. The second floor has two double bedrooms with shared full bathroom all with Oeil-de-boeuf windows.The guest house is linked to the main house by a shaded terrace with outdoor dining area and seating. The 100 m2 bastide has a large kitchen, staff rooms and shower, and a high ceiling salon with fireplace and 2 further ensuite double bedrooms. Below is a garage with walk-in fridge. Larger gatherings are catered from here with a covered entertainment terrace leading off the kitchen, looking across lawn to the pool area. The 14x7m heated pool has a flagstone surround and a covered pool house. Sublime views behind of rising olive terraces and below of vineyards and hills. There is a tucked away covered parking area for 8 cars, a boules court with platane tree shade, natural pond, a nice adjoining one bed caretaker apartment. Driveways and paths are gravel.The Domain is surrounded by un-spoilt countryside, not isolated and within easy reach of the medieval village, it’s chateau and the Cote d ‘Azur airports (80 min), beaches (60km) and stunning lake and Gorge de Verdon. Both houses abound in natural light, views and gracious comfort in a Provencal style. Very well maintained grounds and buildings. Luxury in a simple, family style and special discreet setting for conviviality, fun and some reflection.ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS, VIRTUAL INTERNAL VIEWING AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROPERTY - CONTACT US FOR PRIVATE ACCESS LINKS

Property Features

Reference

HH-14556798

Property Type

Castle / Estate

Number of Bedrooms

7

Number of Rooms

Land Size

115000m2

Views

3

Pool

5

Parking

5

Outside

1-3-4-6-8-9-10

Facilities

1-3

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