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(16) Charente

Idyllic Restored 15th C. Château - Peaceful setting.


Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 105 ha

Reference: E9-3998729
£ 3,432,664
$ 4,428,576

In the most magical setting, this stunning restored XVth C. Château for sale would be ideal for anyone searching for natural beauty, quietness and relaxation. Outbuildings include a pretty converted pigeonnier overlooking a lake, a guest house, & caretaker's house. Great potential whether for some commercial activity or just as a wonderful private residence. The configuration includes a château of 650 m2 (with scope for further development of more than 850 m2) and various outbuildings. Potential for chambres d’hôtes & gîtes.

The Château has been meticulously restored to high standards and comprises :
Ground floor: entrance hall with a superb stone staircase, 2 large salons, bar, drawing room, dining room, study, kitchen, linen room, utility room & service entrance. 
First floor: 4 large bedrooms with ensuite bathroom and a fifth suite to renovate. All rooms are beautifully decorated - a mix of contemporary and authentic design. The ambience is quite unique. The property offers various seating areas for diner, aperitif or just contemplation. Beautiful views from the terrace, especially at sunset. 
Attic space to convert (80 m2).
Basement: wine cellar.
Terraces with views. The west terrace is vast and gravelled all on one level with 180-degree views over the surrounding countryside. The panorama is simply outstanding. The restored courtyard is the perfect place to relax in the shade of the brand new tent or have dinner.

2 bedroom guest house (108 m2) with private terrace.
Pigeonnier converted into a 1 bedroom annexe with terrace
3 bedroom caretaker’s house (148 m2) with private garden
Large barn (440 m2)
Other outbuildings: hay barn, garage, workshop, stables & porch with space for further development.

The Château is set at the end of a long private driveway, surrounded by 105 ha of land, 1/3 meadow, 1/3 woodland and 1/3 agricultural land (leased). 2 water springs & 2 wells.
Lake/river & heated swimming pool (7x5 m).

Additional information:
Geothermal heat pumps (underfloor heating). Roofs repaired. Furniture, equipment & cattle included in the price.
Opportunity to purchase the former mill of the estate (15 ha of land) & over 100 ha of land (agricultural land and woodland) from a local farmer.

This outstanding property is a sanctuary of understated luxury and harmony. A fantastic place! The region is famous for its sunny and temperate climate. Additional photos available upon request.