Lovely restored 18th C Chateau set in a private 2.7 ha park. Conveniently close to Tours with its shops, sights and TGV. Two self contained studio apartments. Possibility to create a new dwelling over the garage. The property is perfect as a large family house or a bed and breakfast.
Nestled in an esteemed and highly desirable location on the periphery of the city of Tours, this property enjoys the convenience of having all essential amenities within close proximity. It presents an ideal choice as a family residence, offering the added benefit of a straightforward one-hour commute to Paris when needed, thanks to the efficient TGV train service.
Paris: 1 hour by TGV (high-speed train)
Tours: 1 km
For sale: 18th-century chateau nestled in a protected 2.7-hectare park.
This splendid 18th-century chateau, discreetly situated within a safeguarded setting, boasts grand reception rooms with impressive high ceilings, an abundance of natural light providing views over the park and woodland, and ample space to accommodate both family and guests. The current owners have meticulously restored the chateau, paying great attention to preserving its original details and ensuring high-quality craftsmanship.
The chateau offers a generous living space of over 650 square meters, thoughtfully distributed across four levels.
An elevated front porch leads to the vaulted and columned entrance hall, featuring a historic staircase ascending to the first floor, adorned with stained glass windows.
The left wing houses a sitting room with a hand-painted ceiling fresco, a focal-point fireplace, herringbone oak flooring, and dual-aspect views of the park.
An adjoining dining room boasts period mouldings and doors that open onto the terrace. Retractable glazed doors separate this space, concealing a practical kitchenette at the rear.
Continuing along the front gallery from the hall, you'll find the library/TV room, which also boasts an original ceiling fresco, wood panelling, and park views.
The formal dining hall, with its commanding original fireplace, herringbone oak floors, and intricately adorned wooden ceiling, offers direct access to the galley kitchen and entrance hall on the opposite side.
A capacious landing bathed in natural light leads to:
- The first bedroom, featuring an ornate ceiling, an original fireplace, a private bathroom equipped with a bath and shower, and a private balcony/terrace.
- The spacious second bedroom, currently undergoing restoration, will also have an adjoining private shower room.
- Third bedroom includes a separate "study area" with potential for conversion into a dressing room in an adjacent smaller bedroom.
- Family bathroom (with bath and shower) adds a modern touch to this level.
- The fifth bedroom, with a central fireplace and window above, is dual-aspect and incorporates a dressing room.
Accessed via the former service stairs, this level comprises four double bedrooms, a future bathroom (to be created), loft access, and a self-contained studio apartment.
A second self-contained apartment, with separate access, offers a kitchen, sitting room, shower room, and bedroom. Additionally, there is a spacious laundry room, a boiler room, and various storage rooms.
There is a separate garage block (4 cars) built on the remains of a former building with the possibility to recreate a new dwelling with independent access if required- subject to the necessary permissions
With a little over 2.7ha of protected park and woodland you are surrounded by nature and it is hard to believe that you a simply a short walk from the metropolis of Tours. Within the grounds there is a former man-made pond (perhaps to be reinstated) along with various walks and paths. The area immediately surrounding the chateau is lawned with gravelled parking and the main entrance gate is electric.
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