Mauléon-Licharre, 64, France
Apphatia, château de Sauguis, former abbey and noble house with origins which go back to the 14th century has been lived in by several illustrious personalities including Bertran de Sauguis or the jesuit father Pierre Lhand. This edifice has been recently restored with much care and love by its actuel owner's who have created a place of peace and charm. With its large proportions of rooms over 50m² and around 550m² of living space and 4 meter ceilings,there is a wonderful feeling of space: 3 reception rooms,5 bedrooms, office,traditional kitchen with Lacanche cooker, 4 bathrooms and a vast Library contain many original features including parquet floors, fireplaces and mullion windows. Pretty garden of 1200m² with catalpa and magnolia trees. This place would suit lover's of history and art seeking peace and quiet without being in the middle of nowhere.5 minutes from the shops and 40 minutes from the ski slopes.