19th Century chateau 40 mins from the coast in Western France, Vendée, Pays de la Loire
19th Century chateau renovated with care for sale with amazing orangerie set in over 2 hectares of land (21,154 sqm) in the Vendée area of Western France. In addition, there's also a stone coach house opposite the chateau and old kennels in the wooded area of the extensive garden. The Château was built in the style of the Chateau Confort in 1856 for a local family, it was therefore designed as a family home rather than as a defensive stronghold to provide comfort to an extended family with several generations living together as was typical in the grand families of France. The Chateau benefits from beautiful corniched high ceilings typical of the era, comfort with each room, with no redundant spaces or abandoned rooms while offering various areas to enjoy and spread out comfortably. The Accommodation The ground floor On entering the chateau, there is an amazing entrance hall featuring marble columns and stucco walls. The grand dining room has a fireplace and wooden panel walls, this leads into the private dining room decorated in gold and black. On the ground-floor there is also a light, large lounge (44 sqm) with dual aspect windows, a professional fully equipped kitchen, inviting bar/library, a pantry, laundry room, prep room and 2 wcs. The first floor On the first floor – 4 gorgeous bedrooms – 2 of which are interconnecting – with 2 toilets in the towers of the chateau, one bedroom with ensuite bath & shower and a separate family bathroom. The second floor On the second floor – 4 grand, double bedrooms, 2 toilets in the towers again, ensuite with bath & shower and a large, separate family bathroom. The third floor On the third floor – there are 2 bedrooms built into the attic, a bathroom and galley kitchen. There is also more attic space to be converted. Private pool area with pool house holding all the equipment. Separate house of 75m2 featuring a kitchen, lounge and upstairs bedroom and bathroom. A further studio house of 35m2 with corner kitchen, open plan living/bedroom and separate shower room and toilet. Additional Information
Furniture can be purchased with the property by separate negotiation with the vendor. 2 fantastic wooden staircases on either side of the chateau Large cellars run the length of the house. Various period features Mains drainage
The Area and Access
The chateau is located in an historic village 5 minutes from Chantonnay with its shops, bars and restaurants. It is approx 30 minutes from the main town of La Roche sur Yon and 40 minutes from the coast. It is also well located for the amazing Puy de Fou, which is only 25 minutes away.
Currently used as a chambres D’hotes business, there is a lot of potential to expand the business further with the renovation of the stone coach house and attic.
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