LE MANS, Pays de la Loire, France
Ref.3486: Beautiful french castle for sale in Pays de la Loire. This beautiful property is located 24 km from the city of Le Mans and 1.2 km from a charming village with shops and local services. The chateau is accessible by the highway at 10 km and TGV (train station at 24 km). The history of this magnificent seigniorial dwelling dates back to the 12th-century. Since then, the chateau has undergone extension and development work especially during the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries. The arrival at the chateau is by a listed porch overlooking the main courtyard. Above the entrance, two limestone panels are carved with the coat of arms of one of the families who owned the site. The chateau offers a living area of approximately 700 sqm on 2 levels and is composed of the main body ornamented with an octagonal turret and a wing. It comprises : On the ground floor: in the central body: an entrance with terracotta tiled floor, a dining room, a large living room of 86 sqm, a billiards, a laundry room, a service entrance and the boiler room. In the South wing: an entrance/office, a kitchen and utility room, a laundry room. On the first floor: served by a spiral staircase in the central body: 8 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms or shower rooms, wc. In the wing: 6 bedrooms with their bathrooms/shower rooms. Above: attic, 2 rooms summarily fitted out and a bathroom. Several outbuildings extend on both sides of the chateau and include: The former stables converted into a large reception room under an apparent structure of 125 sqm (ceiling height of 3.27m) with cloakroom and sanitary facilities. A listed dovecote dating from the 17th-century comprising a 33sqm room with bathroom. A chapel adjoining the chateau. Garages A tennis court. A vast slate stone building to restore formerly used as stable. Charming pavilion converted into a small apartment. The land of a surface of 39 acres (16ha 15a 27ca), bordered by a water stream, is composed of a courtyard, a pleasant park, meadows and, a beautiful pleasure wood pierced by beautiful paths. Currently, the owners cover the current annual expenses of the property by its punctual renting.