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(14) Calvados

Elegant Listed chateau in Calvados


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 4.5 ha

Reference: C5-2663
£ 703,938
$ 908,171

Charming chateau for sale that makes a perfect family home or second home located in the North of the Calvados department at the edge of a small rural town. Dream location between land and sea.

Set in the heart of an English style park partially enclosed by walls, the property manages to be both private quiet but not isolated.
Destroyed during the Revolution, the Cha^teau was rebuilt at the end of the 18th century.
and the chapel is from the first half of the 17th century The property was bought in 1962 and remained in the family until this day.
The chateau:
With a living area of 225sqm per floor.

Garden level- previously used as the caretaker’s place with the former kitchen and a cellar.

Upper ground floor with beautiful and sunny reception rooms, accessible from the park by wide steps
Entrance hall
Large living room
Dining room
Billiard room
Cosy dining room
Kitchen with further utility rooms
There is also a bedroom, dressing room and bathroom,
All these rooms have beautiful period features: tiled floors, fireplaces and piers and pieces of decorative woodwork.

First floor-accessible from a Caen stone staircase and a secondary staircase
Hall leads to 10 bedrooms, a bathroom and WC’s.
Some antechambers can be reorganized into bathrooms.

Attic: Former staff rooms and attic.

General condition of the chateau-
Good condition Crepi Caen stone structures
Roof- slates with hooked-in slates are in a used condition.
Framework and sub- structure to be checked
Zinc work to be revised (wastewater evacuation)
Original frames (external shutters)
Repairs to be foreseen (floors and plaster)
Replace sanitary facilities
Electricity- needs to be rewired
2012 gas-fired boiler in good working order.
City mains water and the presence of a well
Redecoration needed
ADSL in place

Outbuildings- are composed of a charming chapel, a dovecote (both are listed) and various sheds with a former bakehouse. Greenhouse and a well with a stone dome.

This property is registered on the additional inventory of historic monuments (allowing fiscal tax cuts if you pay taxes in France).
The facades and roofs, chapel, entrance gate, dovecote, and the remains of the ditches of the old castle are listed on the Supplementary Inventory of Historic Monuments.

Nearest shops-5mins away
Autoroute-15 mins away
Station 15 mins away
The sea-12kms
Bayeux- 20kms