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(58) Nievre

Delightful authentic 16/18th C. Château & Manoir for sale

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 10 ha

Reference: Q9-1383
£ 701,810
$ 903,716

An utterly charming and authentic XIXth Century Chateau in the style of Napoleon III set in an unblighted rural wooded environment and benefiting from exceptional views from its spacious balustraded terrace.  The property has great elegance and has retained all its original period features including wood panelling, fireplaces, mouldings and parquet floors.   The property benefits from numerous outbuildings including an XVIII C. Manoir to restore, stables and garages and is set in a lovely wooded park of 10 hectares, 8 of which are woodland, with a swimming pool, courtyard and orchard.
The Château:
Raised ground floor: Entrance hall with main staircase, large Salon, study/ library, dining room, original pantry and equipped kitchen,  a big bedroom with bathroom and  WC.
First floor: with landing, corridor leading to six bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as two shower rooms and  2 WCs.
Second floor:  a corridor leading to four rooms to be restored, a shower room, a WC,and a loft.
Basement:  This runs under the entire Château and comprises the original former  kitchen, a landing with staircase, a logstore, a boiler room (oil fired boiler with 5000L tank ), larders to store fruit etc  and vaulted wine cellar.

Framing the entrance gates are two XVth Century towers with pointed roofs.
Former XVIII C. Manoir Attached to one of the towers is a former XVIII Century Manoir used as a Caretaker’s lodge. 
Ground floor: living room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom  with tomette floor tiles and  exposed beams
First Floor: Two rooms.
Attics; With original maids bedroom.

A further large outbuilding comprises:
Ground floor:  6 horse boxes and a saddlery with wooden stairs, garages, a shed, a room with fireplace, a kennel to  the  rear
First floor: 3 rooms  with  parquet floor  and  one with an XVIIIth  century  stone  fireplace.

Wells, courtyard, bridle paths in  park, coppice woods
Swimming pool 11m X 5m

The roofs appear to be in reasonable condition. The roof of the little towers are recent. The Oil fired boiler is approximately 30 years old. 5000 litre tank. Mains  Water, independent  sewerage: two   septic  tanks ,  single  glazing.  Alarm.
In general the Château has been well maintained and appears to be in good overall condition but some  redecoration /refurbishment is envisaged. 
Taxes: taxe fonciere 2500 taxe d'habitation 2500 euros

Additional jpg images available upon request.