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Fabulous 13th-15th C. medieval castle for sale

Reference: C5-4248

French Castle For Sale - Centre-Val-de-Loire - Cher (18) - France

Fabulous 13th-15th C. medieval castle for sale which is partially listed and needing some further restoration work. Retaining traces of its original entrance, complete with a 14thC drawbridge, arrows, and a captivating chapel. Numerous outbuildings and Gites as well as a reception room offer endless opportunities.

Reception Rooms: 0
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 0
Land: 27 ha
Ref: C5-4248
Price € 1,260,000
Price £ 1,152,522
Price $ 1,429,596

The chateau is situated in the Berry region of France, between Bourges and Nevers and near the town of Sansoins

Exceptional 13th and 15th Century Medieval Castle with Extensive Estate

Nestled in the enchanting Berry region, between Bourges and Nevers, this stunning medieval castle, dating back to the 13th and 15th centuries, stands as a testament to historical grandeur. Set on a sprawling 66-acre (27-hectare) estate, encompassing lush forests, meadows, and various structures, this property offers a serene and tranquil retreat.

The partially listed castle features a two-storey main building with two wings, flanked by four majestic towers at each corner. Retaining traces of its original entrance, complete with a 14th-century drawbridge, arrows, and a captivating chapel, the property exudes timeless charm. With a floor area of approximately 870sqm, the castle awaits restoration and reveals:

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, grand adjoining rooms with beautiful fireplaces, dining room, lounge, library, vestibule, boiler room, kitchen, small lounge, and a 15th-century chapel.

First Floor: 10 rooms, including 3 bedrooms, bathrooms, and 7 additional rooms awaiting restoration.

Top Floor: Attic with attic rooms.

Restoration work is required to revive this historic gem to its former glory.

The estate includes several outbuildings:
1) A 1950's dwelling with approx. 123sqm of living space, to include kitchen, sitting/dining room, 5 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms (one with WC), another WC, south-facing veranda,
Basement houses the boiler room (oil and wood-fired boiler)and a cellar.

2) A rural gîte - with 4 flats with a total living area of approx. 133sqm and offers all together a total of 6 bedrooms, 6 shower rooms, 6 WCs and 4 kitchens (built in the 1950s).
This property has a swimming pool (9 m x 4 m )

3) A small gîte: with a bedroom, sitting room, kitchen and shower room/WC.

4) Reception room- The horseshoe-shaped outbuildings have been converted into a reception room with three WCs, one of which is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
This building includes a refectory, workshop, former dormitories and reception room.

The estate of 27 ha (66 acres) boasts a peaceful rural setting with beautiful wooded parklands, a pond, and bridle paths.

This property is an exceptional opportunity to own a piece of history and create a unique residence or hospitality venture.

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