Architecture in Gascony

ARCHITECTURE IN GASCONY

Gascony has a huge diversity of building styles. Since the Middle Ages, the turbulent history has resulted in the numerous chateaux and fortified bastides. Historically a rich area due to its agriculture, wine and Armagnac, and importantly an ability to sell it via a navagable river to Bordeaux, the area has a mass of beautiful chateaux and masion de maitre.

le mirail front  door  mirail  Gascony

In addition to properties in the countryside, there are many beautiful houses in sleepy towns and villages throughout the area. These range in size and style, as well as value.

wisteria  nadin  nadin   

With modern communication, whether transport or electronic, the ability to live and work in the region has seen Gascony become popular to buyers looking for an, as yet, unspoilt part of rural France.