Fabulous 19th Century chateau for sale Charente/Dordogne, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
€2,332,000 Guide price [convert]

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Key Features

Property Type: Apartment
Number of bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 5
Receptions: 6
Swimming Pool
France Property Shop ID: 588199
Reference: E9-CC1064

Property Description

This magnificent 19th century château for sale is located 30 mins east of Angoulême on the Charente/Dordogne border. There are many restored outbuildings providing extra accommodation and which would be suitable for a commercial project.

The chateau- The château was restored to a very high standard 16 years ago. Everything was redone including roofs, electricity, plumbing, heating, etc. It is now immaculate condition and perfectly maintained. The château mainly comprises: 

  • Garden level: large dining room 42m2, small dining room, bar, large kitchen,/diner (42m2) cellar, laundry/heating room. The kitchen and the main dining room open on to terraces which offer beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

  • Ground floor: entrance hall, two large salons separated by a hall, study

  • First floor: TV room, study, tearoom + WC, master suite (large bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing). It would be easy to turn the TV room into a further bedroom.

  • Second floor: sitting room, 3 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, games room.

The château is beautifully presented and decorated. N.B it would be possible to buy some or all of the furniture (there are some high value drawings and paintings). The château has double glazed windows/doors throughout. Heating- oil-fired central heating system. Underfloor heating everywhere. Each level can be heated separately. 

Outbuildings Set apart from the château, the outbuildings are all built around the beautiful heated pool.  

The south outbuilding consists of -A 2-bedroom guesthouse (129 m²)- Entrance hall, dining kitchen, laundry/heating room, salon, two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The guesthouse has an oil-fired central heating system. The guests have access to a private terrace. -Summer dining room - Studio (41,2 m)-The studio comprises a living room with kitchenette, a bathroom and a mezzanine bedroom. It is heated with a wood stove. 

The west outbuilding comprises: -Two guest suites (large bedroom, bathroom and dressing) and a games room with kitchen. The convertible attic offers approx. 200 sqm of living space. This outbuilding could be turned into a large prestige guesthouse with private garden. There is currently no heating but it has a brand new roof. 

The North outbuilding comprises: - 4-bedroom cottage called the « the Balcony cottage » (96 m²) next to the garage- The Balcony cottage includes a living room on the ground floor and, upstairs, 4 bedrooms, a room, a bathroom and a separate WC. There is a wood stove on the ground floor but the bedrooms upstairs are not heated and are primarily used only in the summer. -Large garage (100 m²) -Guardian's house (90 m²)- The guardian's house consists of a living room with open kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. This house has an oil-fired heating system. The guardian's house has no window or door opening on to the pool area. 

The Grounds- The estate covers around 6,5 hectares (16,3 acres), consisting of landscaped gardens, grazing land and woodland. A long tree-lined drive leads to the château. The property is a haven of peace, ensuring complete privacy. It offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The setting is absolutely wonderful.  Fabulous heated pool.

Located 30 mins East of Angoulême (TGV station), on the Charente/Dordogne border. The nearest shops are in Mareuil or Villebois-Lavallette -10 mins drive away. Supermarket in Villebois-Lavalette. There are plenty of good restaurants nearby, especially in Brantôme (one of the most beautiful villages of the Dordogne). 


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