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(21) Cote d’Or

17/18th C. Moated castle for sale, Morvan Park

property sold

Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 8 ha

Reference: J4-1592
£ 705,520
$ 922,256

Surrounded on three sides by moats, and full of period character, this is a habitable  & hospitable home, with a particularly unspoilt environment and lovely surroundings and yet within reach of Paris. It has been renovated by the present owners, and the roofs were all replaced in 2009, although further improvements and updating of the interior might be envisaged. Surrounded by undulating the property is on the edge of the Morvan Natural Park, ooutside a hamlet with woods and agricultural land all around without being totall isolated.

The old Chateau farm is the nearest neighbour to the North.

This is built in an L shape with Burgundy style tiles, and retains many original features such as wood panelling, fireplaces, flagstones, French style ceilings and alcoves for beds etc. More detail of the interior is available on request.

Ground floor
Two entrance halls, a salon, a dining room, a billiard room, a library, a study, 3 kitchens and a bedroom.

First floor
Two staircases, six bedrooms, a bathroom, shower rooms and a chapel on the first floor
At the head of the Louis 13th Staircase is access to the spacious attics of the Château.

These are beyond the 17th Century wing of the Château and are built of stone and plaster under tiled roofs.
They include a workshop, some stables and kennels as well as a lovely barn and some garages with more buildings behind.
Also to the south of the château is an oak garden house for summer eating.

The grounds, garden and woods.
The surroundings are exceptional, with a stone bridge crossing the moat leading to the courtyard. The big park has mature trees, lawns, a stream and the neighbouring woods with their 300 metre avenue , crossed by an old Roman road.
Other features are the moats, the French style gardens and a section of land bordering the stream, opposite and on the other side of a small road leading only to the former farm at the north.

Further jpg images available upon request.