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(41) Loir et Cher

Charming 15-19 C. Château for sale on a River. Peaceful


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 3.9 ha

Reference: C5-3289
£ 782,292
$ 1,037,420

In the heart of the countryside famous for the Châteaux of the Loire is this attractive XVth Century Château, altered in the XVII and XIXth centuries and set at the bend in a small river's course, near a royal forest. Many famous sites are within easy reach in less than 30 minutes from the property. All shops and services are available 10 kms away and a village only 3 kms away has all basic requirements.

The chateau has retained its authenticity and character, whilst embracing an element of modernisation. The original architectural and decorative elements have been preserved both inside and out and the Chateau benefits from a welcoming and peaceful atmosphere.

The chateau: Approx. 700m2 of living space.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall and a gallery off which are the main rooms. The Grand Salon is lit by windows from the south and east, the small salon has double aspects to the soouth and west. Both these rooms have monumental fireplaces and exposed beams. The dining room has a marble fireplace, a kitchen, a large study with a pretty fireplace, exposed beams and wood panelling. From the study you can reach the Chapel which is in a good state, well preserved and the sacristy.
A spiral stone stairway leads to the first floor which comprises: a library with a monumental fireplace, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms.
On the second floor: 6 bedrooms to renovate including two with fireplace, a bathroom and attic.
The basement: vaulted cellars, former kitchen, boiler room.

A large outbuilding:
Ground floor: 2 large barns of about 95 and 110sqm each, easily convertible, stables with 2 boxes and 3 stalls, saddlery.
On the upper floor: a bedroom and an attic.
There is also a Pigeonnier and a kennel.

The property is located in the middle of its park of about 3 ha. 90 with approximately 2 hectares of woods, and gardens that slope down in terraces towards the river. This peaceful green haven of tranquillity makes one forget the practical proximity of modern life and its facilities.