BOURGES, Centre-Val de Loire, France
Ref. 3455 Remarkable chateau for sale at 220km South Paris This remarkable property is located between the Berry and Sologne regions, 220 km South of Paris, in a pretty landscape where forests and cultural land alternate. The chateau is erected a few kilometers from an attractive and active city with a rich past which offers all services and stores. Trains and motorway are accessible from the property. The chateau was built on the 19th century over the foundations of an older chateau, some vestiges remain the spiral staircase in the tower, some thick walls, the cellars, and the moats. Their origin dates back from the 14th and 15th century. The terrace over which the chateau is built is large enough to have a garden in front of it; some terraces at the back let the visitor pleasantly stroll around the property. An important porch closed by a metallic gate closes the property. The chateau, of about 600sqm, comprises : On the garden floor: former kitchen currently used as hunt room, a caretaker's house of 2 rooms, laundry, boiler room and wine cellars. In the wing: kitchen/sitting room and bedroom (or study). On the high ground floor accessible from both faces by stone stairways: entrance with beautiful stone stairway and superb cast iron banister, large and small sitting room, music room, boudoir, kitchen, china cabinet, library and billiard's room. On the first floor: private apartment composed of sitting room, bedroom, bathroom, cloakroom, and toilet. There are also 4 other bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, TV room, boudoir, and cloakroom. Above, attic space awaiting conversion. The main rooms have kept their original decorative period features as oak parquet floorings, marble fireplaces, wooden door frames, molded ceilings. The outbuildings comprise: A caretaker's house with large sitting room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, and toilet. About 75sqm of living space. Electric heating system, double glazed windows, recent equipment's. 2 old buildings (L shaped) covered on tiles, currently unused. These 19th-centurybuildings must have been used as stables and can be used as garages, shed or other. 2 buildings on cement breezeblocks used as closed garage, workshop, equipment and material shed. A dovecote, kennel, and aviary. A long avenue leads to the chateau built in the middle of its beautiful 81 acres (33ha) of land. It is composed of a park planted with great ornamental trees (cedars, oaks trees, sequoias) a large pond, a fishpond, some meadows, and woods. The pond is fed by runoff water and springs. A pontoon has been installed in order to enjoy the place. It is a rare property: elegant, well maintained, set in a marvelous location and preserved environment close to amenities. The chateau offers large and bright volumes and has kept beautiful architectural features.