Elegant coastal 18th C. Chateau for sale, landing beaches, Calvados, Normandy
€2,480,000 Guide price
€2,480,000 Guide price
This gracious and restored18th Century Château for sale is between the coast and Caen, and sits in its own grounds of 5 hectares. The Castle is very luminous and faces East/West. Restored with quality fixtures and fittings the property has all modern comforts whilst retaining the charm and features of its original period.
Approaching from wooded driveway the harmonious castle silhouette comes into view, then are the former dovecote and moats as significant elements. The main house, with a living area of 600 m2, is on 3 floors. It includes 14 bright rooms, 5 of which are bedrooms.
A Reception room with bar and high bar stools. A shower room and a vestibule, an attractive bright Salon with stone fireplace with stone overmantle and beamed wooden high ceiling intercommunicates with a lovely dining room, also with attractive stone fireplace and high ceiling, entrance hall with guest W.C., a beautiful modern fitted kitchen with wooden units, a dining area and a sitting area with TV and open fire. Flagstone floor.a second living room with an american kitchen ideal for summer entertaining as it opens onto the terrace with barbecue.The décor is more informal and geared more to informal family living.
First floor There is a Bedroom with shower room, a laundry/linen room, W.C., a second bedroom with shower room, billiard room,the landing for the stairwell, and a master bedroom suite with bathroom and dressing room. Second Floor;Bedroom with shower room, w.c. landing, corridor, bedroom & bathroom a large study, a gym & a large room of 80m2 (games room or workshop.) Basement: Vaulted wine cellar and food cellar.
Grounds; Pigeonnier with walls in good condition. The dry moat walls have been restored. To fill the moats would require resealing. Electric gate.Wholly enclosed property not visible from the exterior. External lighting for the park and the moats.
Outbuildings A recent outbuilding that blends perfectly with the environment comprises: 3 garages,( easily convertible into additional accommodation with concrete floor) A tack room and a laundry room. Boiler room. First Floor: apartment for the young(130 m2) consisting of a large salon/living room ordormitory.Separate small kitchen & shower room.
A semi-detached building houses 5 horse boxes and storage space in the attic above, a washing area, a riding ring and fenced paddocks, three of which have shelters with water and electricity, complete the equestrian facilities.
A carport for up to six cars.
Amenities; Heating: There is an industrial heating pump system which permis one to have 22 degrees all the year round and hot water at 55 derees all the time throughout the chateau. In extreme cold there is an oild fired heating boiler which can boost the system. Condition: The roof has been entirely renewed and is still under 10 year guarantee. The beams have all been entirely treated. The property has been rewired. T
2h15 from Paris (by train or car), 3 minutes from local shops and 10 minutes from the nearest hypermarket and also from the beach. Caen airport is ¼ hour and Deauville airport 1 hour. The Brittany Ferry is 15 minutes away.
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