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(53) Mayenne

For sale. Pretty 16th C. Castle with Chapel & Lake


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 20 ha

Reference: Q6-194VM
£ 705,040
$ 909,592

Delightful Château for sale in the Mayenne Angevin, dating from the 16th Century and enlarged in the following periods to approximately 600m2 with 12 bedrooms.

The reception rooms are bright and have retained the charm of period features. They include an entrance hall with 19th century tiled floor, and an oak main staircase, a fitted kitchen, a large and small salon, a dining room , a games room and a library. Most rooms have parquet floor or original tiled floors. Many rooms have half panelling and fabric covered walls and there are numerous period features from moulded ceilings, fireplaces to alcoves and stained glass windows. There is one ground floor bedroom and bathroom.

There are six bedrooms and three bathrooms on the first floor.
On the second floor there are a further five bedrooms and two shower rooms.

The main structure appears to be in good condition but the septic tank and one area of the wiring are not up to current EU normes.
Oil fired C.H. with 1 15 year old boiler and a 3000 litre semi buried tank and mains water.

The Grounds of 20 hectares of woodland and meadow surround the property. There are dry moats, a bassin, an old avenue with a gateway, a lake, well and an old vegetable garden, mainly walled. The meadows are enclosed for horses and there are 5 hectares of 25 year old oak trees.

Outbuildings; There is a 19th Century Chapel with sacristy, two horse boxes, stables, a wood store, various outbuildings including a caretaker's house of 140m2 with three bedrooms and a living room, a stone building in use as a garage.

Comments; The property benefits from a peaceful and unblighted location.

Located close to all amenities, 40 minutes from Angers or Laval.