Fine Historic Chateau for sale on edge of village, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy and Franche-Comté
Stunning 12-13th Century Chateau for sale, in a commanding position at the upper edge of a little village in rolling wooded countryside. The chateau was renovated at the end of the 19th Century and also in the middle of the 20th Century more recently by the present owners. Built on cellars the property has approximately 700m2 of habitable space on two levels plus attics as well as various rooms in the towers. The chateau has kept many gorgeous period features and is really authentic. Parquet floors, wood panelling, ceilings 'a la francaise'. A medieval town 3.5 kms away has all facilities.
Basement: Wine cellar. Cold room in one tower and old 'cachots' in another. Boiler room. Oil Tank of 5000 litres ( annual consumption 10 to 12,000 litres). A pressure system to distribute the spring water. A workshop and pottery with ovens which can be used. Access to the outside with wrought-iron grills.
Ground Floor: Main entrance hall with fabulous stone staircase and mosaic floor. Salon, 40m2, Study, 40m2 with Louis XV marble fireplace. The upper part of the walls are covered with silk and the wood panelling is of oak. In numerous rooms the beams are painted with period scenes. Circular room in the tower. Large family kitchen, 70m2 with parquet, wood panelling and beamed ceiling. Behind in the tower is various washrooms. There are 13 stone fireplaces in the Chateau. The majority of the rooms have splendid oak parquet.
First Floor: Main Bedroom, 40m2, two windows benefitting from morning sun and access to an ensuite private bathroom. Further bedroom, 40m2. Large room, 60m2 used as workshop. To the side is a shower room and a bathroom with W.C. in the tower. Two further rooms with tomette tiles. One of these rooms leads to another bedroom in the tower. Attics: Various maids bedrooms in use. An old dark room and some other rooms to restore. Mostly tomette floors.
Amenities: Three septic tanks around the Chateau and another for the Guest House. 15 year old Oil Fired Boiler for the Central heating. Electric water heater. The water is provided by a spring with a reservoir of 250m2. The system is also joined to a communal reservoir. The spring water is controlled every year.
Outbuildings: Various outbuildings, Guest House. Pavilion de Chasse, stables, garages.
The old Chapel of the chateau as well as the farm house is used by the neighbours.
DPE 346 kWh/m²/an
This fine property is just 25 kms from Chalon sur Saône, 20 minutes from the TGV station at Montchanin/Le Creusot, 1 hour and 30 minutes from Paris, 35 minutes from Lyon and 2 hours from Geneva.
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