Splendid 19th C chateau with large outbuildings, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
€1,590,000 Guide price
Interesting 19th C. Chateau for sale, built in the 19th century on 16th century foundations with an amazing mixture of neo-gothic and neo-renaissance architecture. The living area of 1,153 m2 includes towers, turrets and rich decoration. On the courtyard side, it consists of a long rectangular main building with a pavilion in the foreground, and a wing in return. This facade is embellished with rich and varied decoration. On the garden side, one end has a circular tower, while the back wing is flanked by a high tower, reminiscent of the medieval keep. Part of the property is being restored, but there is still a wing to be fully renovated. Possibility of acquiring the furniture. Exceptionally high ceilings (ground floor mostly 4 m high, first floor over 3 m - second floor just under 3 m) The 2-storey outbuildings are substantial and have been converted to provide additional accommodation.
The chateau is 7 mins from a small town with TGV station, 30 mins from Angoulême and 45 mins from Poitiers (TGV station, airport, motorway access).The coasts at the famous port of La Rochelle with its airport is just one and a half hour’s away.
The accommodation comprises:
The Chateau; Ground floor: Mainly parquet floors.
Chapel (35.7 m2); Entrance hall, tower with box-beam ceiling, fireplace;
Sitting room (18.7 m2 )with box-beam ceiling black stone fireplace;
Alcove (21.5 m2) with beamed ceiling, wooden fireplace;
Sitting room (63.8 m2) with beamed ceiling, stone fireplace, balcony, wood panelling, stained glass with access to a large terrace;
Salon 43.6 m2, wood panelling, stone fireplace & beamed ceiling;
Main hall 3(0 m2), wood panelling, cross-vaulted ceiling (height 9 m), stone columns, access to cellar; Splendid stone staircase with stained glass windows (height 9 m);
Salon (51 m2) parquet, box-beam ceiling, fireplace & wood panelling; hall 9 m2,
Library (21 m2) in the tower, with marble fireplace & mirror; staircase in tower, tiles; Kitchen (48.4 )to restore, with cement floor (Chappee boiler; storeroom 10.5 m2 cement floor; Hunting room 30.2 m2, fireplace; Bedroom (16.9 m2) , with fireplace.
First floor All rooms have wooden floors, some covered with carpet. Tower (20 m2); hall; Bathroom with basin, bidet, bath; WC; Dressing room; Bedroom (28.6 m2 )with marble fireplace, balcony; Bathroom 2, with 2 basins, bidet, bath; Bedroom (16 m2) with marble fireplace & mirror, basin, cupboard; Bedroom (28.4 m2), marble fireplace and mirror; Dressing room; Bathroom 3, with basin, bath, bidet; WC; Bedroom (24 m2 )with marble fireplace and mirror; Bedroom/Bathroom 4,18 m2 with fireplace, 2 basins, bath, bidet, cupboard; passage 11.3 m2, wood panelling; storeroom; 2 WCs; vestibule 6.8 m2; WC; Salon in the tower (21 m2), to restore, with marble fireplace and mirror; staircase in the tower 10.4 m2; Bedroom (9 m2); Bedroom 1(0.5 m2;) Bedroom (17 m2 )with marble fireplace, mirror; Bedroom (13.5 m2 )with marble fireplace; Bedroom (12.5 m2); Bedroom (13 m2); WC;
All rooms have wooden floors. Apartment 130 m2; storeroom 7 m2; Salon in the tower 18 m2, to restore, with fireplace and mirror; landing 1.5 m2; laundry 6 m2; Attic 10 m2; staircase in the tower 12 m2; 4 Bedrooms (11.8, 10.5 and 9.5 m2); linen room 30 m2 with cupboard; Attic 18 m2. Third floor 2 towers, each 17 m2.
Outbuildings Ground floor: 2 storerooms (35 and 5 m2); hall 10 m2; Kitchen 7 m2; Dining room 15 m2; Room 38 m2; garage 56 m2; laundry 19 m2. First floor: 5 Bedrooms (22, 12, 16, 14, 16 m2); 3 Attics (56, 19 and 11 m2); passage 20 m2.
Grounds 19.32 ha of parkland, woods and meadows.
Additional information Oil-fired boiler. Several septic tanks. 2 vaulted cellars. South/west facing. Alarms. Wells.
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