Restored 14th and 19th century chateau with land for sale near Richelieu, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
Located in a quiet country setting a short distance from the local village and a 8 minute drive from the bustling historic town of Richelieu this period chateau has been well restored and today offers comfortable accommodation for family, friends and guests alike.
THE CHATEAU The main residence of approx 400 sqm is composed of a building dating from the 13th – 14th C. period and an attached house from 19th. Within the XIX building we have an entrance hall, a kitchen diner of 35 sqm with parquet flooring and exposed beams, a lounge of 40 sqm with parquet flooring, marble fireplace and exposed beams and a wc.
On a half-floor in the 13th Century part we have 2 bedrooms (14 sqm each) and a shower room with wc. On the first floor of the 19th C. building there is a large landing area of 13 sqm with parquet flooring and a large bedroom of 39 sqm with parquet and a marble fireplace. The second floor of this building is home to games room, single bedroom and shower room. This building has underground caves beneath.
The continuation of the main residence into the 13th Century part which provides another entrance hall with stone stairs. A summer kitchen, a large lounge of 36 sqm with quarry tiled floor and impressive stone fireplace from the period and 2 bedrooms. The first floor has a large bedroom of 36 sqm with again quarry tiled floor, beams and large stone fireplace from the period as well as a private shower room and wc. The second floor has another shower room and attic space.
THE GUEST LODGE The guest lodge of 180 sqm comprises: ground floor, living room of 33 sqm with open kitchen, lounge of 25 sqm with tiled floor and beams, a double bedroom, bathroom and wc and boiler room. Upstairs there are a further 2 bedrooms, shwoer room and wc and a large mezzanine area of 32 sqm.
OUTSIDE The property is focused around an attractive central courtyard with a well, orchard area and truffle area of 4,500 sqm. Some of the 4.7 hectares are currently rented out to a local farmer. There are a number of outbuildings yet to be restored including : pigeonnier, old bread oven, wine/apple press, barn of 50 sqm attached to the 13th c. lodgings, another barn of 110 sqm, two more barns of 85 sqm and 75 sqm with attics, etc....
ABOUT THE AREA The chateau is surrounded by fields ensuring your privacy and peace and quiet yet only a short distance from Richelieu and onward to Chinon, Angers, Tours, etc...
An idyllic Loire Valley residence for a family with great rental potential and enormous possibilities in the outbuildings left to play with.