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(72) Sarthe

Elegant Chateau for sale, views. Original period features.

property reduced

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 0.85 ha

Reference: C5-3606
£ 564,032
$ 727,674

This chateau for sale is near the Maine and Touraine department borders.
Conveniently situated between Le Mans and Tours this attractive bourgeois style house for sale built on the heights in the outskirts of an attractive village. Not far away is a small market town with its square and shops, a railway station and the motorway, and  a little further is a very well regarded national forest used for leisure activities, All in all the good life of an authentic and traditional type without the isolation. 
Built at the beginning of the century it is representative of a pre - war period style of elegant house and quality construction, aesthetically and technically, and its interiors provide for good reception space with interesting decorative features.
Over about  340m2 of living space and as follows:
Ground floor
A suite of connected reception rooms and salon, a central salon ( or cloakroom ), dining room, music room with designs from the Majorelle era, a kitchen, an office, the main staircase and service staircase and WC.
First  floor the central corridor leads to 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets ( large enough to consider converting into shower rooms ) and a laundry. There are interesting fireplaces in ceramic or with an oak lion’s head emblem, oak parquet flooring, ceilings with mouldings and coffered ceilings, wood panelling elements, oil paintings on canvas in  trumeau form, of scenes gallantes  etc.
Second floor  A games or projection room, and a bedroom and separate toilet.

Attention has been paid to energy conservation in this property:
Froeling boiler (2010)with wood chip pellets with a store of 14 litres in the basement.
2 electric immersiono hot water tanks of 6000 litres.
Most windows are double glazed.
The roof has recently been replaced with 3/4 of the tiles in Angers slate, the remainder being in satisfactory condition.
Mains drainage. Electric entrance gate,
Good overall condition.
Grounds: Built on a slope with an attractive terrace, shaded by an oak tree providing parking for 4 cars. Extending to 8,543m2, the property overlooks a pretty wooded valley below on the edge of the village. There is a small meadow, an orchard, a vegetable garden and mature ornamental trees such as cedar, purple beech.