Own a French vineyard apartment at the 18th-century Chateau de la Redorte, a magnificent Vineyard & Spa Resort in Languedoc
Chateau de la Redorte, situated in the heart of the Languedoc region of Southern France, will be an exceptional Vineyard & Spa resort. The 18th century chateau has been a residency of the d’Artois family for no less than five generations, and was originally a winemaking estate. The current restoration of Chateau de la Redorte will result in a select number of stunning Languedoc properties for sale. There is a selection of freehold chateau apartments that have been masterfully designed and executed with superb craftsmanship. This ‘savoir-faire’ of local artisans will help bring back the Languedoc Chateau to its former elegance and charm. Buyers will also become owners of a vineyard of ½ acre, and enjoy 1 case of wine per year.
The historic French Château is set in its own delightful park at the very heart of the charming Minervois village of La Redorte in the Languedoc. The village is a typical Mediterranean wine growing village which in many ways has remained unchanged since the middle-ages.
Chateau de la Redorte was once considered the heart of the village and will be brought back to the position it once held.
The developer of the Languedoc property is a three-time winner of the prestigious Bentley-CNBC property award for the best development project.
Chateau de la Redorte is an architectural masterpiece with a wealth of history and sumptuous French ‘Art de Vivre’ at its finest – a dream holiday home in south of France combined with a sound investment.
Magnificent chateau apartments
Designed in a refined Art Deco style with a contemporary touch, there will be an eclectic selection of furniture, fabrics and accessories that will blend the estate’s colours with the Chateau’s wealth of history in the most elegant fashion.
The apartments are furnished to the highest standard and supplied with supplementary storage space.
Facilities and Services
Chateau de la Redorte was once a wine producing domaine, and it will now once more experience wine flowing from its cave. As an owner, you will be able to participate in the wine making process, both tasting and mixing the wine. You will also benefit from the Chateau’s very own wine production – 12 bottles of wine for you each year. Chateau de la Redorte has partnered with Frantz Vènes, the owner of the Domaine Massamier la Mignarde, which is one of the most renowned wine estates in the Minervois region.
Thanks to the estate’s olive grove and organic garden, you will also be introduced to the gastronomic secrets of southern France through local cooking classes, wine tasting, regional products…..
Residents will also have access to a plethora of amenities and services such as:
- Mediterranean Spa with 2 treatment rooms and a heated indoor pool
- French restaurant with terrace
- Swimming pool (25m x 4m)
- Wine cellar / Wine tasting area
- Reception rooms and lounge areas
- Children’s area with ground pool and playground
- French gardens
As an owner you will get some attractive benefits including:
- 20% discount on products and services at the spa, bar, restaurant
- 25% discounts on retail prices of rental, subject to availability
- 12 Bottles of wine per year per house or apartment
- Free bike rental
La Redorte is a typical French bustling village in the Minervois area of Languedoc with a fine restaurant, bakery, post-office, bar/cafe, a well stocked supermarket with 24/7 fuel service, butchers shop, newsagent, bank and hairdresser. The village has a lovely old church and many winding, narrow streets and alleyways.
The Minervois is an absolutely amazing and still very untouched area of the Languedoc region. The location offers the ideal combination for an authentic Languedoc lifestyle with a mixture of vineyards, olive groves, lavender and Mediterranean oak and pine.
The area, where over the years many ‘grand crus’ have been created, is a wine lover’s dream and with its Mediterranean culture, Languedoc-Roussillon is characterised by its ‘art de vivre’ and is firmly attached to its traditions and customs.
The region’s many historical monuments include abbeys and castles and Languedoc boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites: the Pont du Gard, the Canal du Midi, the medieval city of Carcassonne and the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela, which take in the abbey of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and the abbey church of Saint-Gilles.
The Cité of Carcassonne has been the setting for many films featuring medieval castles. It is one of the few sights in the world that genuinely justifies the epithet “breath taking” and the Canal du Midi, the tree-lined canal that runs from Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea, is the largest UNESCO World heritage site in the world.
Languedoc boasts an unrivalled location with seven international airports within a two hour radius. There are numerous Mediterranean beaches within 45 minutes drive. Even Spain is not far, only 90 minutes away with fascinating Barcelona just three hours away. Ski enthusiasts can reach skiing areas within 90 minutes.
- Carcassone: 25 minutes
- Narbonne: 30 minutes
- Béziers: 40 minutes
- Beaches: 45 minutes
- Perpignan: 60 minutes
- Montpellier: 90 minutes
- Toulouse: 90 minutes
- Spain: 90 minutes
- Ski resorts: 90 minutes
- Girona: 2 hrs
- Nîmes: 2 hrs
- Barcelona: 3 hrs
Languedoc attracts 10 millions visitors per year. Its exceptional climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year, its vast preserved natural parks, an abundance of traditional villages and modern infrastructure together guarantee the Languedoc-Roussillon’s excellent quality of life. In addition, Languedoc’s coastline is home to one of the longest Mediterranean beaches stretching 220km along the sea.
Languedoc epitomises the French elegance, authenticity, history and ‘joie de vivre’ at its finest.
Your investment in Languedoc
The developer of Chateau de la Redorte offers flexible freehold acquisition options, allowing you to enjoy your home in the way that makes sense for you. The developer can sell a maximum of four townhouses without commercial leaseback scheme.
Owners will get the following investment benefits when entering the leaseback programme:
- 20% VAT Rebate
- Guaranteed returns
- Personal usage
- Exchange at the developer’s other resorts (apart from the high and very high season, personal use may be used in any of the developer’s resorts, subject to costs of equivalent stays)
There will be two leaseback options for investments:
4% net return per annum, fully furnished, no management costs, no personal usage during the lease period.
This option is only available for apartments in the Chateau and is for investors wishing to maximize their return on investment.
2% net return per annum, fully furnished, no management costs, and two options for personal usage;
5 weeks per year
3 weeks in High or Very High Season
2 weeks in Low or Mid Season
8 weeks per year
5 weeks in Mid Season
3 weeks in Low Season
Outside the High or Very High Season, personal use may be made to other developments managed by the developer and of similar or lower accommodation cost.
Unused occupation credit can not be carried over to next year.
The commercial lease is renewable after nine years. Rental returns are index-linked to construction costs (the INSEE Index) every three years, with a maximum of 2% per year.