Listed 15/19/20th C Manoir & Estate for sale - up to 200 ha, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire
€1,400,000 Guide price
Pretty Sarthe Petit Chateau for sale with origins dating back to the 13th century, partly listed and exquisitely renovated in 2011. Stunning gardens and parkland of 10 hectares with the possibility to acquire up to 200 hectares with equestrian buildings. Outbuildings offer the option to create letting potential for the famous 24 hour Le Mans race, just 20 kms to the North. Paris is 1 hour away by TGV . This wonderful property has remained in the same family for six hundred years. It is the remaining wing of the original property which was partly destroyed by fire some 150 years ago. The other ring was replaced by a handsome Stable block which are the present outbuildings. The Manoir was entirely restored in 2011.
The accommodation comprises; Ground Floor: Entrance hall with red and white tiled floor, Library with impressive 20th C. monumental fireplace in white stone. Stove with ventilator and library shelves. Opposite is the Dining room with a vast monumental white stone fireplace, a beamed ceiling and half height panelling with fabric on the walls above and a red and white tiled floor, Cloakroom with W.C. To the right a Grand Salon, 6 x 8 metres with double aspect with windows to the north and south. Billiard table and an impressive period stone monumental fireplace. Terracotta tiled floor. To the right of the fireplace a door leads to the 15th Century Pavilion with second entrance hall with a part glazed door with magnificent carved stone surround and a second carved wood staircase.
First Floor: Bedroom 1 and Bathroom 1. Garden Level. Steps lead down to the Kitchen under the Library. Larder, store cupboard and boiler room with a Weismann Boiler dating from 2006.
First Floor: By the secondary stairs in the East Pavilion. Bedroom 2 and bathroom 2. In the main house with access from the Pavilion stairs is bedroom 3 and bathroom 3. Second Floor: Bedroom 4 and bathroom 4. First Floor By the main staircase a landing gives access to bedrooms 5,6 and 7 each with their own bathrooms.
Outbuildings. Stable Block Built of red brick with a slate roof. Set to the South of the Manor House with a wide lawn separating it from the main house. It is built in a symmetrical arc with two wide Carriage doors and six smaller doors with a either end, a set of hounds Kennels, each with a fenced in yard and shelter attached. A Laundry room in one of the Carriage entrances has a glass window overlooking the tennis court. Brick floor and original mangers for the horses still attached to the north wall. Wood store. Study, Stables with tack room, Garage and workshop. Storage room of 60m2.
Guardians Lodge at the entrance to the property on the West side by the road Ground Floor; Sitting room and spacious kitchen. First floor: Two bedrooms and bathroom above.
Grounds; Included in the sale are ten hectares of gardens with a wide band of woodland, the old kitchen garden, the orchard, the pond and the old tennis court as well as a paddock. From the road, the property is approached by a long tree lined drive with the caretaker's lodge at the Northern End.
Overall there exists in addition a more substantial estate consisting of a vast area of woodland with a 'plan de gestion', agricultural land and paddocks as well as a horse racing track for training thoroughbreds, together with the adjoining stables. It is possible to buy the estate with between 10 and 200 hectares ( 25 - 500 acres) according to purchasers requirements.
Comments There is great potential for the purchaser to restart the 'chambres d'hotes' business along with other Weddings and Events. The Chateau is usually rented for the 24 hrs du Mans race and other meetings affiliated to Car Racing.
Taxe Foncier 2,120 € p.a.
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