19th C. neogothic-style chateau at the gates of Bayeux, Calvados, Normandy
Ref. 3663 Neogothic-style chateau for sale near Bayeux
Located in Lower Normandy in the North of Calvados department, this elegant chateau is in the heart of a small town. Between land and sea, the property is at the forefront of Bayeux and not far from the beautiful Channel coastlines notwithstanding a painful historical past. The city of Bayeux is at 10 minutes and offers all services and shops. It has a rich historical heritage and provides cultural and sports activities: castles, cathedral, museum, port, golf, horseback riding. Highways, airport and rail networks are not far from the property.
The chateau is on 4 levels with a living space of about 500sqm. The garden level was occupied by a select restaurant for a decade. It also includes the bar, rooms, kitchen and amenities. Nowadays, the rooms are replaced by a boiler room, wine cellar, workshop and storage room. The ground floor includes a central entrance highlighting the imposing stone staircase. The left side gives access to a large living room (45sqm) and a more intimate living room (16sqm). The right side comprises a dining room backed by a small functional kitchen. An office follows. The first floor is built around a richly decorated landing, serving 6 bedrooms, a bathroom, and a toilet. The second floor includes 4 attic bedrooms, 2 children's bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, toilets and an attic.
The outbuildings are located at the bottom of the park, not overlooked. Tiled 2-car garage with double exit Orangery (42 sqm) Old chapel (15 sqm) Stone hunting pavilion (33 sqm) with adjoining kennels. Note the presence of a small turret with stone crenellations, inside a small room. A pheasantry reminds the rural origins of the place.
The chateau is surrounded by a 7000sqm wooded park mostly enclosed by stone walls. With an English-style, one can discover some remarkable trees: purple beech, pagoda, white horse chestnut, conifers alongside some flower beds. A small pond decorates this park.
Cabinet LE NAIL – Lower-Normandy – Mr Eric DOSSEUR : +33 (0)18.104.22.168.20
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