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(38) Isere

Splendid 18th Century Castle for sale nr Lyon & Chambery

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 1
Land: 5.78 ha

Reference: B2-4307LY
£ 700,634
$ 903,907

Dating from the early 18th Century, this Dauphinois Château for sale benefits from a commanding position with panoramic countryside views that extend to the foothills of the Alps.

With approximately 470m2 of living space the property has elegant reception rooms and nine bedrooms. There are partial cellars whilst above the first floor the attic is partly occupied by old staff rooms. Many original decorative elements remain which give the house an authentic character. A renovation in keeping with the period to retain its authenticity would enhance the comfort of everyday living whilst maintaining the ’soul’ of the property.

Amenities; There is oil fired central heating and a septic tank.

Outbuildings; These extend to a floor area of approximately 900m2 including a rented apartment which would be free at the time of sale.Immediately adjacent and forming a group of buildings together with the castle, on its southern and northern approaches.
Beyond a partition wall, to the west: large farm buildings in "L” shape with a residential area (about 104 m²) surmounted by a hay barn and a barn totalling 269 m² floor space in two areas (178 and 91 m²).

This property could be eligible to apply to the Heritage Foundation which brings various tax benefits and allowances against renovation costs for French tax payers.

The easy access to the A43 motorway puts Chambery within 30 minutes, Lyon within 50 minutes drive and Geneva, one hour and ten minutes. The nearest airport is Lyon Saint-Exupéry which is half an hour away.

This represents a great opportunity to acquire a property with classic timeless lines in a high quality environment. The possibility exists to acquire additional land for a further sum. The addition of a swimming pool and some additional modern day comforts could turn this elegant house into a stunning property.