Small Historic Chateau Set in Enchanting Grounds
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|€845,000 is approximately:|
- Type: Residential (Château, Country House, Maison de Maître, Manoir / Manor House), Maison Ancienne, Maison Bourgeoise, Detached
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bath/ Shower Rooms: 3
- Land Size: 3.68 ha
- An early country house with immense character set around a spacious courtyard shaded by centenarian oaks. The accommodation has been skilfully developed as a comfortable home while maintaining the spirit of an historic property.
- Character / Period Features
- Off-Street Parking
- Rental / Gîte Potential
- Swimming Pool
Strong features are the mellow rendered facades and ancient square tower with mullioned windows, massive timber beams and period doors. Placed in the centre of 3.6 hectares of tree-studded grounds, which include a productive orchard, lily pond and small lake.
The present owners have renewed the main roofs, central heating boiler and have added stone terracing to the landscaping. On top of the acquisition price, a new owner needs to budget for minor redecoration inside and upgrading the septic tank drainage system.
Previous stables now serve as generous storage space for garden tools & equipment, firewood and fuel tank.
Stair to immense upper area, 175m2, for games or summer entertaining, with balustrade over courtyard.
Studio bedroom 6, 5x3m, with tiled floor, marble sink with cold water feed.
Garage with two lock-up bays and further storage space.
Logia, 8x5m, a pretty stone building, for summer entertaining, with terrace overlooking lily and carp pond.
Swimming pool, 12x6m, prettily set, with generous tiled surround and offset steps.
3.6 hectares in all. The historic nature of the property is reflected in its natural borders with ancient oak, ash, poplar and horse chestnut trees. Lawns extend on an upper level with lines of cypress and parasol pines to an orchard area with a great variety of fruit trees. On a lower level are stands of poplars and cypress and an ancient well, with a small stream on the lower boundary. A lake on the southern point of the property attracts wildlife.
Entrance hall, 1.4x10m, central to the reception areas. Downstairs WC & basin.
Salon, 6.8x10m, with massive beamed ceiling, terracotta floor, Vigilante wood-burning stove beside a central oak pillar, double French windows to courtyard.
Tower room, 3.2x3.2m, as small study with north windows.
Kitchen, 5x5.2m, with open fireplace, antique 15C carved surround, tiled splashbacks and timber worktops, two porcelain sinks, extensive range of painted cupboards, central island with seating for six.
Snug, 3.2x4.7m, fireplace with Jotul stove, desk and library area, French windows to balcony and garden.
Larder, below stairs, with double stainless sink.
Utility room, 3.7x6.5m, with central island, double sinks and connections for laundry appliances.
Boiler room, 1.7x3.4m, with recent oil-fired De Dietrich unit, shower & basin. Separate WC.
Wine cellar, 3x2.3m, with Fondis wine master and racking for 700 bottles.
An early staircase, with massive timber treads is lit by a window on the half landing.
Bedroom 1, 5.3x5.2m, with mullioned windows, period terracotta floor, double cupboard. En-suite bathroom, bath with timber panelled surround, pedestal washbasin, bidet & WC.
Bedroom 2, 6.8x5.3m, with chestnut flooring, wall of bookshelves, with plaster mouldings above fireplace. Small en-suite bath, basin & WC.
Tower bedroom, 3.3x3.3m, an adjoining twin with mullioned windows.
Bedroom 3, 5.7x4.9m, period stone fireplace and oak block floor, built-in cupboard. Step up to roll-top bath, basin & WC, with separation screen.
Bedroom 4, 3.8x5m, period plaster mouldings, elm boarded floor, corner wash basin.
Stair continues up to insulated roof space and access to top of tower.
|€845,000 is approximately:|
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