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€997k Bonneville, FRANCE. XIV Century Chateau for Sale

14th Century French Chateau 20 minutes from Geneva

For Sale through De Meyer Immobilier Sotheby's International Realty

Just a 20 minute drive from Geneva, this imposing medieval château, built in 1337, has been extensively renovated to provide a comfortable living environment combined with old world charm and a splendid location overlooking the pre-Alps.

Located just 1.5km from the centre of Bonneville town, the chateau has an arched entrance below the watch tower leading to a pretty interior courtyard with 6 vaulted cellars comprising a workshop, storage, wine cellar, wine press and garage. The courtyard provides a fine view over the garden and mountains beyond. With some 450m² of living space spread over 2 floors , the château has numerous living areas with high ceilings and significant potential for further development. There are also 2 large rooms for entertaining that can accommodate upwards of 50 people. The first floor comprises 3/4 bedrooms and 3 large living rooms with balconies while the second floor has a further 2 bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and a self-contained apartment of 95m² with its own balcony overlooking the gardens.

The mature and beautifully kept grounds, covering some 4500m², contain many ancient trees, a large swimming pool and a natural water well. The property benefits from a private access road and extensive car parking facilities. The chateau is very conveniently situated for the Petit Bornand ski resort (20 minutes drive) and the Esery golf course, while also being near to Bonneville’s amenities and schools.