Chateau de Magnanne, gift from Louis XIV, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Ref.3171 : Beautiful french castle for sale in Haut-Anjou.
Built in a lovely and peaceful environment, this chateau is easily accessible by the major roads. Only few minutes away from a small town with shops and services.
Two paths lead to the château and its outbuildings, through the domain of 71ha. The water-filled moats close the courtyard on two sides. The third side has been dry out. In the West courtyard, a French garden opens out onto an old vegetable garden, with its greenhouse, encircled by walls. The chateau is elevated by a complete basement. The garden level accommodate the former kitchens, the actual linen room, a beautiful vault guard room, a boiler room, the cellar and other rooms.
The living space per level covers approximately 500sqm, this does not include the two wings on the west facade. Each wing has about 200sqm of floor area. From the garden level, two superb listed backstairs and an elevator go to the upper floors. To access the noble floors from the court of honour, we take a remarkable « double revolution » staircase. An heavy oak door leads to an entrance with stone floors. The main pink marble staircase and its wrought iron banister lead to the first floor. The entrance distributes some remarkable reception rooms, all of them ornamented of woodworks and mullions and elegant fireplaces made of stone or marble. These rooms are listed. The large living room (110sqm) and the dining room (nowadays used as an office) receive natural light from both sides. On the south west side of the ground floor, a delightful small chapel, also has woodworks. The kitchen of the chateau enables one to go to the South wing. This wing opens on one side to the French garden and on the other side to the courtyard and its four garages. The actual owner has built a summer sitting room, a kitchen, an elegant swimming pool (made of emaux de Briare), a mezzanine and a bathroom with toilets. The North wing is awaiting conversion but has a real potential for those who wish to renovate. It has beautiful rooms with an elegant original setting (fireplace, woodworks, old doors, superb staircase). On the first floor: 7 bedrooms (one with 100sqm), 5 bathrooms and a dressing room. The attic has an exceptional oak framework.
The outbuildings comprise:
A 3 floors building with about 400sqm on each lever, with on the ground floor un reception room of 240sqm, a cloakroom, toilets and a room for caterers. The three outbuildings give the shape of a U : one of them is a caretaker's house, the two other ones are horses stables and sheds.
This property of 71ha is composed of lands, meadows, woods and two ponds. 8ha are rented.
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