31 Dec '12, 3pm

Extraordinary Property of the Day: Opulent Chateau in Perpignan, France @zenithsothebys

Extraordinary Property of the Day: Opulent Chateau in Perpignan, France @zenithsothebys

Chateau d’Aubiry is located on the mountain chain of Les Aspres at the entrance to Ceret in the Pyrenees Orientals close to the historic town of Perpignan and the Spanish Border. Barcelona is 150 km away and the sandy beaches of the Cote Vermeille are only 25 km. It has superb panoramic views facing south and is protected by the mountains from the infamous tramontane (north winds.) The chateau itself is the showpiece of the village of Ceret boasting: 2,500m2 of living area; beautiful English landscaped gardens, with water features, a swimming pool: a huge conservatory (greenhouses); chapel; lodge house (250m2) and a considerable number of outbuildings all in a park of around 5 hectares. It is all lavishly decorated in the style “art nouveau” Historically this chateau has close links with the Château Valmy in Collioure and Ducup de St Paul in Perpignan as they where all con...

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