This beautiful stone chateau was built in the early 1500's and has many original features. It is approached down a treelined drive, that leads us through the double arched stone gateway, over the bridge that crosses the river that runs through the grounds, to the court of honour. The entrance to the château leads us to the original stone staircase that accesses the first and second floors. On the ground floor we find a large country kitchen, with a terrace that leads out from it for alfresco dining, utility room and wine cellar, a morning salon with a monumental stone fireplace, the grand salon/dining room, and a vaulted guard's room with a pisé floor. The first floor has a wide central passage serving all rooms and hosts a large, comfortable, and light living room, the wood panelled master bedroom and ensuite bathroom as well as a study in the tower leading off it, a further wood panelled bedroom, and a the Great Hall and anti chamber with two large stone fireplaces, that leads out to the first floor terrace that overlooks the river and grounds. On the second floor there are three further bedroom suites, a room that can be renovated for a further bedroom that includes the original chapel in the west tower leading off it. The guardians apartment is also approached from the south tower staircase, with bedroom, bathroom, living room, utility room and kitchen. Adjoining the château are outbuildings and a garage and an extensive two storey barn with the original vaulted stable on the ground floor. The charming gatehouse, a fully renovated guest house has a living room with a large stone fireplace, kitchen, two ensuite bedrooms, a terrace overlooking the lake and a further private terrace and BBQ area next to the river. The property sits in 11 hectares of grounds including a truffle grove, meadows and woodland. The property has a fairy tale and romantic feel, with the dominant water features, the river flowing by and the lake complete with geese, and a peacock that wanders the property to add magic to the setting. It is located 15 minutes from the charming town of Martel, 10 minutes from the pretty village of Beaulieu sur Dordogne, 25 minutes from Brive airport, 2 hours from Toulouse, 2 hours from Bordeaux and 1h30 from Bergerac.