• CHATEAU in AIN €1,100,000 €999,000
  • 6
  • 2
  • 272 m2
  • 9627 m2

In a highly sought after location, enjoying year round spectacular views over the Rhône & Seyssel Vineyards, this beautiful 6-bedroom Country House with pool, is just 45 minutes from the Swiss border, Bardonnex, easily commutable.

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With the tip of Mont Blanc often visible on the horizon, the house sits surrounded by mature gardens, creating a unique haven of peace and tranquility. Easy access to major transport links, with travel across Europe and beyond, from Geneva airport.

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08700 11 51 51 (uk) or +33 (0)5 53 60 84 88 (int)

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The house comprises 272 m2 of charming, period accommodation; the rooms are light and spacious, with polished parquet wood flooring as well as painted panel walls. Spread over three floors, the rooms to the front of the property enjoy unequalled views over the River Rhône and surrounding Seyssel vineyards, that you could never tire of.

There is a small basement / wine cellar. 

This property makes a wonderful home, or perhaps a secondary residence. It also has clear business potential as a boutique hotel or venue for events such as weddings.

- Large entrance hall, with fantastic original doors.
- Impressive reception room.
- Dining room.
- Kitchen, leading out onto a covered terrace perfect for al fresco dining.

- Landing.
- 3 double bedrooms.
- First floor Sitting Room, which could equally serve as a 4th double bedroom.
- Bathroom.
- Separate WC.
- Access into a characterful stone tower, which includes a workshop.

- Landing.
- 2 further double bedrooms.
- Large second floor lounging area.
- Mezzanine with sleeping space.
- Bathroom.
- Separate WC.

- Pretty pool area with a sun terrace as well as a covered area for summer dining.
- Leading out from the kitchen is an 'Au-Vent' (covered terrace), ideal for a dining table and/or barbecue.
- Terrace across the front of the house perfect is for soaking up the fabulous views.
- One-bedroom cottage - idea for a Caretaker, or letting out as a Gite for income. 
- Coach House with studio apartment upstairs, and workshop/storage areas on the ground floor.
- Pigeonnier.
- Orchard with various fruit trees.
- Former kitchen garden.
- Flat lawn (suitable for a marquee)
- Additional covered barbecue area.
- Gazebo.
- Small outbuilding for storing garden machinery.

This beautiful Country House is just the perfect location for 'getting away from the outside world', yet at the same time you're superbly connected to Geneva, Paris and numerous worldwide locations. Geneva International Airport is just 54 km away by road. The TGV station at Bellegarde, with its direct service to Paris is just over two and a half hours - a mere 21 km away. 

The nearest French town with everyday amenities such as bakeries, banks and post office is Seyssel; 9 km away by road, about a 15-minute drive. Seyssel is unusual in that it straddles the impressive River Rhône, and is part of the Ain (01) département on one bank, and Haute-Savoie (74) on the other.

In Seyssel there is a water sports’ centre which rents out kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, for example. The perfect way to enjoy the river. Close to the property, at 1250 m of altitude, is Sur-Lyand’s “Espace Nature” with commanding views over the Alps, the Massif de Belledonne, and Bourget, Annecy and Léman lakes. There is a cross-country skiing centre with 18 km of pistes. Luge, skating and snow shoeing are also on offer in winter months.

So whether you just want to relax in the serenity of the mountain views in the summer sun or take to the cross-country pistes of freshly laid snow, this beautiful property has it all. A visit is highly recommended.

* €999 000
agency fees to be paid by the seller
This property has ...
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • Mountain view
  • Private parking
  • Swimming Pool
Property Type
  • Family Home
  • Holiday Home