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(56) Morbihan

Magnificent moated medieval Chateau for sale - unique!


Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 166 ha

Reference: C5-3804
£ 1,652,438
$ 2,131,856

Amazing medieval moated Chateau for sale in southern Brittany set in an estate of 166 hectares in the heart of the legendary forest of Broceeliande with the famous forest of Paimpont as a backdrop. Classified as a Historic Monument, this magnificent jewel is located near a delightful village which offers all basic services and shops.

Dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, the castle is an impressive example of a medieval fortress combining a romantic atmosphere with imposing schist walls built to deter would-be assailants. The towers and walls are reflected in the moat and pond that surround it. The chateau is reached by a bridge giving access to the two storey chatelet that controls the entrance with its ancient machicolation gallery. The long façade culminates in a hexagonal tower on the corner. Beyond the entrance is a trapezoidal inner courtyard.  With living space of 400m2 the castle comprises;

Ground Floor:
Entrance hall, a dining room, a library, a salon, a kitchen, a scullery and a boiler room.

First floor:
5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 small living rooms, a large salon

Second floor:
A bedroom and study, bathroom
Above: 2 service rooms
In the first courtyard
A dwelling house, comprising on the ground floor, an entrance, a kitchen, a bedroom, a bathroom and W.C.
On the first floor, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and toilet.
An old stable, tack room, sheds and storerooms, a boiler room, a garage and old kennels.

Near the chateau are a set of buildings referred to as the old farm including various buildings used as a shed, storage room.
A small vacant house.
Another vacant house.
In the centre of the vegetable garden, a charming house of the ‘logis’ style.
A beautiful dovecote 
A 13th century chapel on the site of an older hermitage. It is registered as a Historic Monument 
A fountain

In the courtyard opposite the dwelling, domestic buildings.
A second chapel dating from the end of the 18th century
Surrounding the chateau, a moat/pond A wooded park and plots of partially rented land, moors and woodland.
The total area of the property is approximately  166 hectares ( 401 acres).