LISIEUX, Normandy, France
Ref.3478: Beautiful castle for sale in Normandy, in Calvados. Located West of the department of Calvados, the property is built in the heart of the valley of Auge, enjoying both the proximity of civilization and a particularly rustic environment. A few kilometers separate it from all shops and services offering quick access to main roads and motorways. Sea baths less than ¾ hour. This castle was built in the 1900s, crossing two wars that miraculously spared it, thus being worth requisitioning to turn the property into a hospital. The property comprises 4 levels offering a living area of approximately 735 sqm : On the garden level: technical rooms, various storerooms, cellars, workshop, summer kitchen, gym with a shower, steam room. On the raised ground floor: the main access is by a beautiful colonnaded stone staircase; it has access to a large tiled entrance of about 40 sqm. Recent equipped kitchen of 22 sqm with utility room. A harmonious and luminous succession of more than 110 sqm, with the dominant nature side, ending with a nice billiards room. WC. On the first floor: the access to the floors is by a very impressive elm staircase with colonnades, 4 bedrooms (of more than 20sqm) are served by a crossing corridor whose 3 with bathroom and backed WC. A large independent bathroom with shower and toilet. A room, currently used as laundry room, could accommodate a fifth bedroom. WC on the landing. On the second floor: The same design, a corridor gives access to 3 bedrooms whose 2 with shower room, sauna, a large space has been converted into a projection room, lounge, bar, a bathroom, storage room, stairs leading to the attic. Numerous outbuildings in brick under tiles, including: -Stable building (4 boxes), summer shelter for horses, charreterie, food storage ... -Building used as storage, workshop, etc. -Small building (water-electricity) without current assignment. -Barn to renovate. -Closed garage (3 cars) -Small caretaker's house, in the process of renovation. Heated and covered pool (9x4,5m), ten years old, bordered by a large stone terrace partially covered by a blind-awning. Machine room in the basement The facade of the property is south facing with stunning and breathtaking views of beautiful flat meadows for horses. Closed paddock with wooden rail fences. Of about 27 acres (11 ha), the land is partly closed by a river with fish and fences or hedgerows. On the urban side, the property is completely protected by large walls, making a private environment. Some beautiful chestnut and linden trees adorn the immediate surroundings of the chateau. A pretty wooden bandstand ready for any imagination, watching over a beautiful pond of more than 300 sqm fed by sources.