It is a place out of time, but one that is also firmly rooted there: this small castle facing the Pyrenean Canigou, was built by the famous singer Renée Vidal..,
This small castle offers a panoramic view from the sea to the Canigou massif, in the eastern Pyrenees. The property, located in the small village of Ille-sur-Têt, extends over 6 hectares of protected land and benefits from a recent well for access to water… On the construction side, the house itself -it even offers almost 290m² of living space with south-facing terraces opening onto a panorama that stretches from the mountains to the sea.
The living spaces are generous: large living room with fireplace, kitchen diner, utility room, 4 bedrooms, one of which is almost 45m², 1 office, 3 toilets and a canopy on the shady side, an office. An outbuilding of 40 m² can accommodate guests or a rental project. An infinity pool completes the set.
You can’t walk past this 19th-century castle without having a word for Renée Vidal. The singer was born in Perpignan. She was first engaged in the Marseille opera, then in Lyon and Paris. She will find success there in aida by Verdi and in The profit by Meyerbeer. His admirers include the composer Camille Saint-Saëns, the President of the Republic Armand Fallières and Tsar Nicholas II, who gave him a diamond ring. Several of his friends will even come to stay at his sibyl’s castlethat she had built in 1889. This is where she will be able to do it in 1911. Her grave is on the mountain that overlooks this castle currently for sale for…