This is an opportunity to acquire a luxury investment property in a French chateau in Limousin, the heart of France’s Lake District. Wyndham Halcyon Retreat is luxurious golf and spa resort for the entire family with a Louis 13th style hotel; the carefully renovated 17th century chateau, an 18-hole golf course and world-class spa. In addition, there will also be a selection of private residences throughout the resort available for ownership.
The properties for sale in Limousin are located on beautiful grounds amidst lush countryside in the country’s stunning Lake District. Bordered by glistening lakes and an established arboretum and nestled into rolling open countryside, the location of the resort couldn’t be more perfect.
Channel Four’s ‘A place in the Sun’ has named the Limousin region in France as the 5th best place to buy abroad due to its “beautiful scenery and quiet farming villages as yet relatively undiscovered”.
Spanning a massive 220 acres, the grounds of French chateau are dotted with tree-lined paths, glimmering lakes and manicured gardens. Bordered on one side by one of the country’s finest and best stocked fishing lakes and on another by an established arboretum, the setting of this chateau is amazing.
The extensive grounds of Wyndham Halcyon Retreat are home to not just the main chateau but also an extraordinary and historically rich, smaller Petit Chateau, dating from as far back as the 16th century. In addition, there are twenty further buildings on-site which will combine to form both the character-filled French village and a range of facilities for visitors to enjoy.
This impressive golf and spa resort offers not only a superb holiday home but also an attractive investment opportunity. Both fractional and full ownership options are available.
Luxury residences at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat
Wyndham Halcyon Retreat comprises of a variety of different buildings, which include not just the main Chateau, but also a stunning and historically rich 16th century Petit Chateau. This is being sympathetically restored and extended to form one of the best spa’s in Europe along with the resort’s own beautifully character-filled ‘French Village’ buildings. All properties in the village will be fully renovated and converted into either luxurious accommodation or world-class facilities.
The developer is currently converting six existing properties on the grounds, which are situated within the resort’s historically rich ‘French Village’. Property owners in the French Village will wake up to stunning views spanning rolling countryside, looking across the resort’s manicured golf course right down to the glistering lakes at the far end of the resort. Visit the Village’s aromatic Boulangerie to choose your breads and pastries for breakfast before you begin a day filled with energetic or relaxing activities at the resort or exploration of the charming surrounding areas.
There is currently a selection of studios and deluxe apartments available for freehold ownership, under the French leaseback programme. Furniture packages are available at additional cost when purchasing a full unit but this is included in fractional purchases.
The stylish chateau residences are also available for classic outright purchase – ie non-leaseback. Investors will then be liable to pay VAT.
Golf course and world-class spa
Property investors and holiday home owners will be able enjoy impressive accommodation and an outstanding range of facilities centred on the majestic 17th-century chateau.
The main residence, the lavish and historic French chateau, has been converted into an elegant and character-filled luxury hotel with only 19 suites. The ground floor of the chateau, with its majestic panelling, period frescos and towering windows will be home to the Retreat’s grand reception room, luxury restaurant and Sommelier’s fine wine bar. The other floors offer luxury hotel accommodation with 19 suites.
The French spa will be the centrepiece of the resort. The unique and enchanting 16th century ‘Petit Chateau’, set in an idyllic plot, approximately 250 metres from the main residence, will be home to the resort’s exclusive spa. The Spa will be designed by the internationally renowned Spa design company Blue Spa. The property is set to become one of Europe’s top spa destinations.
The 18-hole golf course will meander around the grounds and lakes with the last hole at the main chateau.
There are two fully-stocked fishing lakes, the larger lake being one of the best fishing lakes in the region.
The French Village is a cluster of buildings constructed from local stone which will be fully renovated and superbly finished.
The majestic French chateau properties for sale at Wyndham Halcyon Retreat in Limousin will also offer a plethora of on-site facilities such as
- Grounds for outdoor pursuits
- Huge indoor domed swimming pool complex including pools, waterslides, rapids and plumes
- Gym incl. fitness classes
- Several restaurants incl. a la carte fine dining and family and wellness
- Boutique shops
- Equestrian facilities
- 1,600m² children’s adventure zone with Adventure playground
- Mountain biking through woodland tracks
- Trim Trail and Jogging tracks
- Two well-stocked fishing lakes
- Wedding facilities, honeymoon suite
- Conference facilities
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