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(14) Calvados

Gorgeous early XVIIth C. Chateau


Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 6.74 ha

Reference: C5-3252
£ 1,713,348
$ 2,254,434

This gorgeous XVIIth C. listed Château, built of brick and stone, is conveniently located on the edge of a small village with local amenities and near a small town, 7 kms away. with all shops and services. Set in the heart of the beautiful region of Calvados, reknowned for the pretty port of Honfleur and the glamorous seaside resort of Deauville, complete with beach huts named after Hollywood stars, a casino and horse racing, together with the charming local landscapes of apple orchards and colombage houses. The property is only 15 kms from the coast and within 60 kms of the ports of Caen and Le Havre.

Access is by crossing the dry moats and entering the courtyard where an attractive double staircase with wrought iron railings leads up to the Perron and thence to the entrance hall. Entirely renovated in 2008, the Château is built of red brick and white stone with a slate roof and two wings added in the XIXth Century to create the Château we see today. Partially surrounded by dry moats, the Southern façade opens onto a perspective of hundred year old limes.

With a habitable surface area of 400m2, the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor; Spacious entrance hall with stone floor with black inserts, Salon, 60m2 with wood pannelling and fireplace, Versailles parquet floor, Salon of 35m2 with walls of St Jean bricks, library embellished with a beautiful fart deco fireplace, dining room of 34m2 with beautiful wood pannelling and, in the centre of the ceiling, an interesting oil painting of the Chateau in perspective, study.
First Floor; A terracotta tiled staircase with oak wood nosing and wrought iron bannisters, leads to the first floor where there are three spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms and three w.c.'s.
Second Floor: With mansarded ceilings. Living room. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. Dressing room. Two utility rooms. Linen room.
Basement; Former kitchen used as a family dining room with a monumental fireplace with rotisserie. Modern fitted kitchen. Utility rooms. Boiler room. Vaulted wine cellar. W.C.'s.

Outbuilding; In the grounds is a pretty octagonal dovecote built of brick with flint below.

Grounds: This magnificent Château is set in the centre of grounds of 6 ha 74 a approximately which has splendid avenues on either side, bordered by lime trees extending into the distance with lawns divided by small hornbeam hedges and a wood planted with various species, oak, beech, lime etc.

This property offers fiscal advantages due to being registered on the additional inventory of historic monuments for anybody who is a french tax payer.

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