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(58) Nievre

XIXthC. secluded Château-hunting lodge,outbuildings


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 21
Bathrooms: 17
Land: 5 ha

Reference: Q9-1344
£ 1,287,573
$ 1,713,506

In a truly rural location, secluded, 20 km from Nevers former hunting lodge of the Ducs de Nevers, and inspirational spot for a famous female artist. From its elevated position and with an exceptional view over the Morvan chain and surrounding countryside. Two outbuildings amongst several have been partially restored, providing substantial reception facilities or conversion potential. There are
26 rooms, 21 of which are bedrooms with washrooms.
Château 1200m2 habitable surface area, with a cellar and on three floors, comprises a central logis, with two wings presenting perfectly symmetrically. These extend with a terrace and a chapel. The Château is on a north south axis with 400m2 per floor ( including cellar).
Ground Floor A huge entrance hall, well-lit, windows on the main elevation a stone staircase, with wrought iron balustrade to upper floors; a conserved, sculpted colonnade.
To the right (south wing) two large adjoining salons, lit from the east and west (currently a restaurant and salon, with fireplace, wood panelling and tiled flooring.) Extending from this is a kitchen and professional kitchen, conveniences and a staircase going to the cellar.
A baroque chapel.
In the North wing: three adjoining rooms,a study, a sitting room, a library, and then a room (with windows in gothic style) opening out to the terrace.
A bedroom with a bathroom,both with disabled access.
First floor :
A landing and two passageways leading to five bedrooms, all with bathroom or a shower room and WC
Second floor
Also a landing and two passageways giving access ten bedrooms similarly equipped.
Basement 400m2 with former kitchen with fireplace, pantry, a well and a boiler.
Two partially restored out buildings for apartments, and 5 buildings with roof and two without.
A 465m2 building ( former coach house ) has been partially restored by master craftsmen, and it contains an apartment of approx. 100m2 with a bedroom, a salon, a dining room with equipped kitchen. Upstairs the bedrooms are undergoing renovation and a lift has been installed. Three apartments are still to be renovated.
A second building has undergone major structural renovation (roof and walls ), leaving the three apartments to be completed.
Grounds 5has includes fine trees.
Location Rural calm, all services 6km away.
Notes All habitable parts of buildings and grounds are well maintained, roof in reworked natural slate.
The door and window frames are in PVC with double glazing. Pulse type Propane gas heating with 4 thermo dynamic cylinders and new boiler, new wiring, insulation (interior) is with 35cm of rockwool which gives good conditions of comfort, VMC ventilation, sanitation is to standards, mains water connection, French style ceilings, fireplaces, floors tiled. Taxe fonciere 3110 euros.