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(16) Charente

Magnificent Listed Chateau for sale - extensive views.

property under offer

Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 4.42 ha

Reference: C5-3612
£ 1,027,596
$ 1,325,730

Magnificent listed chateau for sale in commanding position. Partially listed ISMH and situated not far from Angouleme, it offers an exceptional outlook over beautiful countryside. The origins of the Chateau date back to the 12th Century of which a guard tower still remains on a vast south facing terrace overlooking the Charente valley and its vineyards and it was completed in the 16th century with the additional of a second tower and a main building. In the 18th Century an elegant balustrade and beautiful pillars ornamented the entrances and the stone staircase. This Chateau is in the perfect position and is ideally configured to host events.

The habitable surface area of approximately 600m2 comprises;

Ground Floor: Central entrance hall with a stone staircase with wrought iron banisters and balustrade and stone walls. To the West: South facing dining room communicating with a laundry/pantry, small salon with fireplace, kitchen in the 12th C. tower with fireplace, well and store. To the East: Large salon with fireplace, Library with fireplace, W.C. Boiler room, Secondary hall and secondary wood staircase.

First Floor: A central landing leads to:
To the West: Two bedrooms, two dressing rooms, a bathroom in the tower, a shower room, W.C. , Secondary staircase in wood and secondary staircase in stone.
To the East: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and W.C., Secondary wood staircase.

Second Floor: A central landing leads to:
West: Three bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, W.C., secondary staircase in stone.
East: Three bedrooms, corridor with basin, W.C., Loft in the tower.

The property has been faithfully and carefully restored with care and attention to retain the character of the property. Following a fire and ingress of water in 2009, approximately 500,000 Euros of work was spent on the restoration which was carried out with the assistance of the architect of historic monuments in France.

Oil fired C.H. with a tank of 6,000 litres. There is an Atlantic boiler,about 15 years old and Ciat heat pump dating from 2004. The drainage is by septic tank and there is double glazing in a large part of the chateau.

There are numerous outbuildings including:
A house on one level of approximately 200m2, the interior of which needs renovation.
A farm comprising a caretaker's lodge with separate access, approximately 140m2 of habitable space on two floors.
Various farm outbuildings.

Grounds; The park which extends to 4 hectares 42 ares and 07 centiares is walled in the North and the South and has an electric gates. Two other gates give access to the village, one of them directly into the square by the church

Taxe Foncieres:
Chateau and small house: around 3,190 Euros
Farm: Around 900 Euros.