Stig Larsen, Architect

Le Chateau d’Eau

Notable Sale Sold Notable Sale

Stig Larsen, Architect

Le Chateau d’Eau



A modernist-inspired bio-climatic home by Danish architect Stig Larsen in collaboration with designer of eco-homes and gardens, Peter Beglan, commanding exceptional views across miles of unspoiled rolling hills, medieval châteaux, farms and villages on the Lot/Dordogne borders. A timber-frame with larch cladding, the house is set in beautiful landscaped gardens of 0.5 acres, backed by a 2.5 acre woodland with planning consents. A light-filled home to excite and inspire. Main residence offers 1830 sq ft, with the airy open-plan living space leading onto long deck, rainwater-fed infinity pool and natural pond. High-quality floor-to-ceiling doors/windows open onto terraces and garden all around; bespoke interior doors throughout. In addition to ample garage space, a separate building houses workshop and studio. A circular stone tower 23ft high, containing bedroom 3 (with ensuite) completing the ensemble. Built in 2013 using eco-friendly design ideas and high-energy-efficient materials – with heat pump; natural insulation; VMC; limecrete flooring; non-toxic paints/finishes; rainwater harvesting; solar hot water. Recent ratings: high HERs/low emissions. An area of outstanding natural beauty with medieval chateaux; World Heritage prehistoric sites; renowned vineyards; picturesque villages. Rural, yet minutes from a popular village with all amenities and market, and easy access to international airports.


  • Property ID: 1208
  • Price: €595.000
  • Living Area: 1830 sf
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Property Status: Notable Sale, Sold
  • Architect: Stig Larsen, Architect

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  • Address Cousteilles Hautes
  • City Montclera
  • Country France

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