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Ever fancied owning your own French vineyard? Here’s your chance…
Exceptional 19th-century vineyard château, Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
In the heart of the countryside, this renovated château boasts over 400 acres of land. The three-storey property
has beautiful vaulted reception rooms, a chapel dating back to the ninth century, seven acres of parkland with
magnificent trees, fountains and ponds, a swimming pool, two converted houses and various outbuildings.
The property offers a vineyard potential of nearly 185 acres, of which 156 acres is planted vines and 123
acres are classed in AOP Coteaux du Languedoc and 33 acres in Vin de Pays. There is also a well-equipped
cellar which allows the vinification, ageing and storage of the harvest under optimal conditions.
Small vineyard with Maison de Maître, Carcassonne area, Languedoc Roussillon
This 19th-century, seven-bed Maison de Maître, with many original features, comes with two gites, a wine
storehouse, storage rooms, a garage and outbuildings. There is also a garden house, a wine-tasting and party
room and a wine-tasting sitting room. In the grounds there are seven acres of vines producing Chardonnay and
Magnificent 18th-century vineyard châteaux, Piolenc, Vaucluse, Provence
In the heart of the Rhône valley, this 18th-century château has been newly renovated and offers a living area of
roughly 1,000 square feet spread over three levels, and includes an apartment, two dormitories and two gîtes.
The 148-acre estate has 116 acres of vineyard classed mainly as AOP Côtes du Rhône. The vineyard is
Grenache-based, and has been replanted in recent years to offer both young plantings and old, quality vines.
There’s also a winery, offices and a tasting room – perfect for receptions, seminars and training courses.
Property details fromwww.frenchentree.com
Swedish business magnate
Ingvar Kamprad has been at
the helm of IKEA, one of the
world’s largest furniture stores,
for more than 70 years. With a
net worth of $48.1 billion, he’s
now one of the world’s richest
“ e most dangerous poison
is the feeling of achievement.
e antidote is to every
evening think what can be
done better tomorrow.”
“To design a desk which
may cost $1,000 is easy for
a furniture designer, but to
design a functional and good
desk which shall cost $50 can
only be done by the very best.”
“How the hell can I ask people
who work for me to travel
cheaply if I am travelling in
luxury? It’s a question of good
“To do business with a clear
conscience is an attitude
that pays. We have to find
more time for ourselves and
to regain respect for the
environment in which we live.”