Property Overview

Situated on approx. 90+- acres of French countryside, between Bordeaux and Toulouse in the Tarn-et-Garonne region. This museum quality chateau is listed, “Monument Historique: Classe Inscrit” and a celebrated part of French history. It has been home to George de Monbrison, the Rothchilds, and the Romanovs. Designed by celebrated architect Theodore Olivier, construction began in 1857 and was completed in 1869. The residence creates a striking presence with its facade of limestone supporting steeply pitched and towering roof lines. Two low crenulated towers on the chateau's North side support a wide terrace. Renowned Parisian painter, Edmund Chevignard was commissioned to create an interior treasure of art and design of the period that is still enjoyed today.

Once past the magnificent gated entry, the driveway winds through an alley of magnolias and under majestic oaks and rare and exotic trees, across an emerald lawn revealing the spectacular English style park, designed by Parisian landscape architect, Edouard Andre, professor of the Versailles College of Horticulture. The lush and sprawling grounds have commanding and sweeping views of the Garonne Valley. A four sided clock tower has views of the Pyrenees Mountains.

The fabulous original carriage house outside the entry gate has been renovated into a restaurant that has served the local community and tourists alike for approx. 14 years with chef's kitchen, dance floor and dining suitable for serving up to 350 people for special events.

Wonderful architectural gated stables retain their original quality and beauty. The restored Caretakers Cottage is occupied by the caretaker and his family who have been local residents for several generations. A Guest House is up to date by all accounts and is most charming with views of the upper and middle park areas.

The chateau itself has four floors with approximately  40,000 sq. ft. and includes 25 bedrooms most en-suite with the most beautiful public and private living and entertaining areas. The Chateau is filled with original architectural elements, lighting fixtures, exquisite hand painted ceilings, fabulous tile work, miles of free masonry to explore with historical integrity and meaning, endless hand carved woodwork, moldings, leaded glass windows, doors, jute wall coverings with period designs and brilliant colors and individual fireplace surrounds throughout. Views from huge French window doors  framing sweeping farmland planted with miles of Sunflowers and fruit trees to intimate garden views from the tiniest of original leaded glass windows.

 

 

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Chateau St. Roch
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