Occitanie, Haute Garonne, 50 minutes south of Toulouse International. Rare opportunity to purchase an exquisite late 18th Century chateau situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Built just before the French Revolution in a privileged hilltop position with exceptional panoramic views down a valley and towards the Pyrenees mountains. Situated on the edge of a small village and completely private, surrounded by stone walls. The chateau is backed by a courtyard of eighteenth century barns and enjoys about 4 hectares (10 acres) of mature park and glorious gardens with ornamental pond in total privacy and glorious elevated views. The property gives easy access to all outdoor sporting and recreational activities. In winter, nearest skiing from 40 minutes drive away and sophisticated ski resorts 1 hr 30 (Baqueira Beret and Andorra . Sumptuous beaches of Biarritz 2 hours away. A number of regional restaurants and picturesque sites in the vicinity as well as all modern conveniences. The chateau offers over 700 m2 of elegant and stylish accommodation lovingly restored and maintained. In addition around 140 m2 of undeveloped space and large cellar. Ground Floor: -Beautiful main entrance hall crossing to park terrace -Reception rooms all with exquisite marble fireplaces and plaster work -Large Drawing room with parquet flooring -Salon/library -Dining room -Large hand-built kitchen with hand painted floors with eating and sitting area and fireplace -Small kitchen/laundry -Bathroom/Shower/WC First Floor: -Master suite with dressing room and en-suite -En-suite bathroom, WC, bidet and separate shower -Main Guest Bedroom with en-suite double shower, WC. -3 large Bedrooms -Large period bathroom with bath, separate shower, bidet and WC, decorated with original hand painted stencils All the bedrooms have original parquet floors, marble fireplaces and plaster work. Second Floor: -Large open plan family Bedroom and en-suite Bathroom/shower WC. Mezzanine. -2 further spacious Bedrooms -Shower room and WV -Large area to convert Oil fired central heating. Many original architectural features and decorations throughout. Lovely spacious proportions ideal for large family gatherings and receptions. There is a large salt water swimming pool (12.5 m x 6 m). ‘Gaudiesque’ mosaic seating area. Neptune mosaic steam room & an indoor shower and toilet. Attractive 18th century outbuildings on 2 floors, forming a large courtyard with the swimming pool area, comprising about 1500 m2 of usable space currently used for artist studio, private receptions, garden storage and summer house. Caretakers Apartment comprising: 2 bedrooms with large family Bathroom, fitted Kitchen/Living area, utility room and Terrace. Private access and individual gas central heating. Orangerie/Greenhouse 46 m2 Pump House private natural spring (in addition to mains water). Very good general repair. Beautiful mature parkland and landscaped rose garden, sunken herb garden, white wisteria clad pergola, exotic garden, bamboo walk and large ornamental pond. A rare opportunity to purchase a charming home with unique character and atmosphere of conviviality and the good life. Do not miss out! Contact us today to find out more.