18thC Chartreuse chateau with AOC producing vineyard in Pecharmant.
A particularly exceptional location. An estate of more than 75 acres (30ha) with an AOC Percharmant vineyard of around 35 acres (14.5ha), a splendid park of around 17 acres (7ha) with a small lake, five acres of woods and meadows. Bergerac airport is nearby but not within hearing.
The buildings form an interior courtyard, in peaceful surroundings, near shops and in wooded, rolling countryside.
- The Chartreuse dates from the 18thC, has 5,500 sq ft (520m2) of living space and comes furnished. It is in the middle of its 17 acre park and is split into two independent and connecting apartments. It is possible to operate as an up-market bed and breakfast, with website included, generating around 60,000 euros a year.
Entrance hall, fitted kitchen, dining room, sitting room, snooker room, six bedrooms and six shower rooms, linen room and large terrace.
New oil-fired Bosch and Buderus central heating
- Winery, around 8600 sq ft (800m2):
Office and tasting room, Barrel store, Vat room (concrete vats), Bottle store, Bottling room, boxed wine storage room. All wine making machinery and materials are included in the sale.
- Appelation Controle vineyard, on high quality south-facing slopes with exceptional exposure to sunlight. Excellent soil and particularly well-managed, producing up to 95,000 bottles a year of red Merlot.
- Grape types: an average of 36% Cabernet Sauvignon for strength and bouquet, 16% Cabernet Franc for palate, 41% de Merlot for subtleness, 7% de Malbec for velvetiness . The planting density has been fixed since 1992 at a minimum of 4,000 vines per hectare.