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(44) Loire Atlantique

Gorgeous 19th C. Palladian Chateau for sale - Unique!


Reception Rooms: 7
Bedrooms: 21
Bathrooms: 6
Land: 20 ha

Reference: Q6-19331PL
£ 1,850,730
$ 2,387,679

Gorgeous 19th C. chateau for sale, built in the Palladian style, halfway between Angers and Nantes, on the outskirts of a small town. With a sublime outlook over the Loire, the chateau stands in enclosed grounds of 18 hectares with a further 2 hectares facing the river. There are sixteen outbuildings. This property is 'one of a kind' and has enormous scope for development for commercial use.

Dating from 1854, the castle has a brick facade with wide tufa facings. It spans three floors with a surface area of 450m2 on each level (4,844 sq. ft) over a basement of the same area and under a large attic with good ceiling height. The building and roof appear to be in good condition, however, some structural work will be required. Around a central body with a slight projection, the high windows are aligned on the four facades, giving very bright rooms, the second floor being attic.

Ground Floor: A porch with an impressive canopy leads to a large dual aspect hall and the stairwell, 130m2, with all the original features and frescoes perfectly preserved. This in turn leads to a Library of 23m2, a large salon, 66m2 which opens into a 50m2 billiard room, two living rooms of 23m2 each, a dining room of 50m2 and a Kitchen

First Floor: Around a double central living room are 8 large bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

Second Floor: A wide landing leads to 12 bedrooms.

Basement: Large utility rooms, cellars, boiler room

Outbuildings: 16 old outbuildings.Overall surface area of 700m2 to rebuild on 3 levels.

Grounds: Extending along the banks of the Loire, the enclosed grounds offer beautiful views around the chateau and the wooded areas surrounding a vast orangery. There are also the ruins of a previous castle and various other small buildings.

The historical monument classification covers all the chateau's buildings and the entire park.

Heating: Partially oil-fired central heating.

Comments; This substantial property which exudes the elegance and style of a bygone era, would lend itself to a variety of uses due to its unique location. It has enormous potential and could be suitable for a cultural or tourist project or as a residential property. Train and motorway access are both nearby.

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