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(37) Indre et Loire

Stunning ISMH Listed Château in the Loire Valley


Reception Rooms: 7
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 8.87 ha

Reference: C5-3006
£ 2,830,987
$ 3,538,115

Situated in the countryside in a peaceful, wooded environment yet just 1.5 kms from a village with shops and 15 kms from Tours with easy access to Paris by motorway and train, this XVI/XVIIth C Château with its water-filled moat is ISMH listed. Heated swimming pool, caretaker's house, chapel converted to accommodation, 2 towers.

Built at the end of the XVIth C in the form of a square courtyard surrounded by moats, the Château is composed of a main building and a lower wing, together with a chapel and 2 former defence towers. At the west side, the fortified gate remains, formerly equipped with a drawbridge.

The Château, with a living area of 500 m2, comprises:
Ground floor: Sitting room 62 m2; Dining room 40 m2; Library 40 m2; equipped Kitchen 45 m2; back Kitchen; Cloakroom; WC; Boiler room.
First floor: Master Bedroom 45 m2 with Bathroom; Study (or Bedroom); 2 further Bedrooms; Bathroom and WC.
Second floor: Sitting room; 3 Bedrooms; 2 Bathrooms.

Garage for 2 cars.
Caretaker's house (approx. 55 m2) with 2 rooms, Kitchen and Bathroom.
Former Chapel converted into an air-conditioned dwelling: Basement with wine cellar; Ground floor: Study 60 m2; WC.
Above: Studio flat of about 60 m2 with Kitchen area and Bathroom.
One of the former defence towers has 3 levels awaiting conversion.
The other tower has a kennel and woodshed on the ground floor, with a dovecote above.
Heated swimming pool 12 x 7 m with heat pump and electric cover.
Pool house with cloakroom and bar.

The grounds of 8.87 ha include a beautiful avenue of lime trees leading up to the main gate and delightful parkland beyond the moat. There is a potager, meadows, woods and further land in a lovely, unspoilt environment.