CHINON, Centre-Val de Loire, France
Ref. 3448 Elegant property for sale in Loire Valley In the intimacy of a beautiful English park, this elegant property of the 16th and 17th centuries is located in the heart of the tourist region of Indre et Loire, rich of history. Near the pretty town of Chinon and its vineyard, it enjoys all the services of the village which is 1.7 km away. You can reach the train station and Tours airport in about fifty minutes. Built on the foundations of a 15th-century villa, the current castle was rebuilt after a fire between the 16th and 17th century. Its elegant façade and two towers at the back conferred it nobility and character. The chateau is bordered to the south by the old listed gate and the outbuilding and to the east by the chapel, this architectural whole is harmonious and balanced. The chateau, with 220sqm per level, comprises : On the ground floor: a hall with its monumental stone staircase embellished with a beautiful wrought iron railing, a lantern lounge decorated with a beautiful marble fireplace, two dining rooms, a large kitchen, an office, a library, and a bedroom and bathroom. The old elements are preserved and well put in values which give the whole of the ground floor warmth and authenticity. On the first floor, a large corridor distributes the 4 spacious bedrooms, each equipped with a beautiful bathroom and a dressing room. The staircase lodged in the small tower at the back leads to the second floor and its 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a magnificent billiard room arranged under the apparent woodwork, witness of the history of the castle. Chapel originally from the 13th and rebuilt in the 16th century, the inverted boat hull structure is remarkable. Guest house: living room and conservatory on the ground floor, 3 bedrooms, and bathroom upstairs. Orangery which accommodates the pool house and the boiler room Garage Utility room Apartment to renovate Garden shed The English park of 6 acres (2ha 58a) closed, surrounds the property and conferred it a great intimacy. It is richly tree-filled, a small water garden arranged in the south gable of the chateau makes movement and rustling very bucolic. To the south, you have to cross the beautiful rose garden which perfume the garden to reach the orchards and vegetable garden. A heated swimming pool and a tennis court add to this exceptional place the last touch of comfort and dynamism. This elegant property in its greenery has all the qualities to welcome a family or professional projects.