Imposing Listed ISMH 12/15th C village chateau for sale. Outbuildings include a 15th century gothic 6-room annexe house (unfinished). Other outbuildings are an office, a tavern, a stable and a tack room. Vegetable garden and orchard. Grounds surrounded by walls. Chapel.
Set in a small village with a medium-sized town 8km away.
This charming village castle for sale in the Indre department is a historically rich property that has evolved over the centuries. Here's an overview of its features and layout:
The castle was built in the 15th century on the foundations of a late 12th-century fortress.
It underwent a significant redesign in the late 19th century, incorporating neo-gothic architectural elements.
Ground Floor (200 sqm):
- vast reception level totaling 130 sqm with three drawing rooms in a row, each with high ceilings of 4.80 meters.
- master flat consisting of a bedroom, a study, a bathroom, WC, and a dressing room.
Three prestigious flats, each comprising a bedroom, a sitting room or study, a bathroom, and a WC.
Various other rooms and hidden passages through walls, some up to 2 meters wide.
Above (Under the Attic):
- 140 sqm leisure room
- staff flat with three bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom.
The entire property offers a total of 880 sqm of living space and is characterized by remarkable architectural quality, high-quality equipment, and careful restoration. Some of the notable features include parquet or marble floors, monumental armorial fireplaces, the polychromy of the chapel, and decorative friezes.
The castle's appearance retains the essence of a fortress, and its location in a peaceful village adds to its charm and historical significance.
Only half of the entrance châtelet remains, and so the drawbridge has disappeared as well. However, the 15th century flamboyant gothic dwelling is still there and constitutes a comfortable, but unfinished, 6-room annex house. Heating by the castle's boiler.
In the extension of this long building, there is an office, a tavern, a stable and a tack room. And at the end, another tower, fitted out, forming the corner of the quadrilateral.
On the first floor, probably a former garrison dormitory, with monumental fireplaces. The fluids are distributed here. And here and there you can still find loopholes, a latrine, a stunner, a fire hydrant, because the traces of history are very present in these buildings which have been little transformed over the centuries.
In the east tower, 3 levels of a room, a gunloft, a spiral staircase.
On the opposite side, an interesting 15th century gallery, with columns with foliated capitals, partially embedded in the masonry. This building must have been used for agricultural or service purposes, but remains quite rare in its current state.
Enclosed park of 5.80 hectares, planted with large ornamental trees, probably reconstructed and laid out with paths towards the end of the 19th century.
Vegetable garden with part of an orchard (cherry, apple, walnut and pear trees)
The park is enclosed by walls, which provide privacy in the park from the village.
All information above is deemed to be reliable but may be subject to errors and omissions.
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