Reception Rooms: 4
Land: 12.16 ha
A truly unique Neo-Palladian residence for sale in the Champagne area. Built around 1810 on a hillock with huge views over the whole estate.
The main property has 600m2 of habitable space
Basement floor- This includes the kitchens: the old one, with its monumental fireplace, its vegetable garden and its stone sink, and the modern one, all perfectly well equipped.
There is also a pantry, WC, reception rooms, garage, boiler room, wine cellar, and a beautiful bedroom with bathroom. This level could be used for staff quarters although it has been done up extremely comfortably and equally could be used for extra guests.
Raised Ground floor-
Lovely large Hall
On one side are the receptions with a Sitting room (56sqm), dining room, pantry and library.
The other side of the hall are the so-called "Madame's" bedroom, the "Monsieur's" bedroom with dressing room and bathroom
First floor- Reached by a staircase with a skylight making it a lovely light area.
The first floor has the same layout as the ground floor with the landing and the large atrium style hall leading on to the 5 bedrooms. Each bedroom is spacious with a dressing room, bathroom and wardrobes.
These have remained vast spaces that have never been done up.
The whole place has been beautifully restored keeping many wonderful original features
The current owner has been in charge of the restoration under the supervision of the architect from the Historical Monuments association.
Oil Central heating and hot water
The gate and wall that enclose the property on the village side are guarded by two brick pavilions, one in perfect condition forming a comfortable house with 2 large main rooms and the other remaining in need of restoration.
There are two other pavilions positioned symmetrically to the castle, one formerly used as a bread oven, the other as a dovecote. They have both been perfectly restored into two dwellings, each with two rooms.
Some distance away is the farmyard. One of the timber-framed buildings has not yet been restored
The other one is a beautiful stable with 6 stables and a barn behind in good condition.
Chapel-The most beautiful, the most exceptional remains the neo-gothic chapel with its enclosure. Perfectly restored
The property is set in a glorious park of 30 acres with some wooded areas, a pond,vegetable garden and 2 orchards.
The village is separated from the castle by a wall which has also been restored.
This property is registered on the additional inventory of historic monuments (allowing fiscal tax cuts if you pay taxes in France)
The castle, the 2 pavilions (dovecote and bread oven) and the chapel are classified as Historic Monuments
Paris ........ 2h30 par autoroute
Chalons en Champagne...... 45 minutes
Gare SNCF (TGV) ....... 17 km
Airport .......... 50 km 2
Shops and services.......5 km