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(53) Mayenne

Authentic 19th C. small Chateau for sale - courtyard

property under offer

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Land: 2.23 ha

Reference: C5-3614
£ 519,967
$ 670,824

This delightful authentic petit Chateau is built near a small town of 2,800 inhabitants with shops. A long avenue through the woods leads to this large Mansion which faces a courtyard formed by the two outbuildings which face each other and the older wall on the remaining side. Built over a basement and on a slight slope the castle has pleasing views from front and rear over the grounds and attractive surrounding parkland.
With about 140 m2 of living space per floor the accommodtion comprises:
Ground floor:
a large entrance crossing the salon and the dining room for one, and next the kitchen and office, WC and service entrance for the rear kitchen.
First floor
4 bedrooms, a bathroom and further room for possible conversion to become a bathroom.
Second Floor:
Further bedrooms and service rooms, mansard ceilings, with enough space to make comfortable bedrooms.
Basement provides some cellars and spatial separation from the main house.

Central heating by oil fired De Deitrich boiler 2005 with 2 plastic cylinders each 1000 litres.
Renovation work began in 1984 to install elements of comfort.
Septic tank dates from 1984, and is in good condition but not to standard.
Mains water and a well.

Outbuildings form an attractive group and lovely courtyard. The two main outbuildings are opposite one another and present each with a triangular pediment.Typical of this type of property, these outbuildings are in their original condition; the stables, the saddlery, garages, coachman's house, the workshop, the laundry and the bread oven.
At the rear of one building are barns, the kennel with its pointed roof, and behind the other building are old sheds, a henhouse and pigsties.
An attractive, south facing orangery is also part of the property.

The vegetable garden is part walled, one side bordered by a moat and its spring. The original square beds are still in evidence, along with fruit trees around and about. The park has been planted with mature trees, and most of the rest of the land is composed of woods.

Paris is 265 km, Laval 20 km and the main shops 4 km away.