Bastille Day: 5 Historic Homes for sale in France

Bastille Day: 5 Historic Homes for sale in France

Here are five historic properties for sale in France – from castle ruins to old homes and elegant chateaux…

Bourgeoise Manor House in Occitanie

Located 20 mins from Agen, this lovely manor house is a great example of an 18th-century Bourgeoise dwelling, with authentic period features, a boudoir and three generous bedrooms each with washrooms. A magnificent elm staircase sweeps up to the second floor, and in one of the washrooms you’ll find a Sarin Colin marble washbasin – a prestigious marble that is used in landmarks of France like the Palace of Versailles.

On the market for €390,000

Stunning Chateau built by a military officer of Napoleon in Charente

A few minutes from the popular town of Confolens on the river Vienne, this imposing chateau and lodge house is surrounded by tranquil countryside. This mid nineteenth-century chateau has been renovated with care and sensitivity to its original features. It was originally built by a military officer of Napoleon and the building reflects the architecture of the region. It has 8 private bedrooms and impressive views of the surrounding countryside.

On the market for €848,000

Stone house dating back to 1789 in Dordogne

This stone house, parts of which are believe to date from 1789, consists of a kitchen, lounge, two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also another large room which could be converted to a master bedroom, second sitting room or perhaps a gite. The attic space is all convertible (with the necessary permits). Outside there is a sunny terrace garden. The property is located less than an hour from Limoges airport.

On the market for €93,500

Listed 18th-century château in the Centre-Val-De-Loire

This rare listed 18th-century chateau in the Bourbonnais was built during the Regence period and is a great example of typical ‘Bourbonnaise’ architecture with polychrome brickwork. Panelled walls, a chapel, billiard room and vaulted cellar add to the chateau’s charm and outside there are magnificent stables, numerous outbuildings and over 15 hectares of meadow and parkland. It’s 2h30 south of Paris.

On the market for €1,980,000

13th-century castle ruins in Lot-tt-Garonne

An incredible opportunity to become the owner of a magnificent 13th-century castle in need of a complete renovation. Situated in the heart of a bastide, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The perfect project for those that appreciate France’s heritage.

On the market for €143,000

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