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(53) Mayenne

Elegant Neo-Gothic Chateau for sale Mayenne

property under offer

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 9.6 ha

Reference: C5-3673
£ 489,122
$ 631,029

This property is situated in an attractive department of the Mayenne between Laval and Chateau Gontier with gently rolling hills  and a small riverlet. Basic shops and services are 25 kms away and a larger town 15 kms, with all its commerces, as well as a TGV station and motorway.
This charming chateau was built  in the 1860's to 1890s in the Neo - Gothic period (mullioned windows and gabled dormers) . It is flanked by a tower at the rear corner housing a staircase and is south facing. In a T shape over  three floors, it provides ample and comfortable living space on a human  scale. The interior is one of great authenticity with good room distribution. The rooms themselves are well lit with several windows. With over 140 m2 habitable space approximately, it comprises:
Ground floor
Entrance hall with the staircase, a dining room with its own large wooden carved fireplace, parquet flooring and exposed  beams. A salon with a large stone fireplace with a fish scaled pattern, a second salon  with an 18th  century marble  fireplace,  a conservatory with large bay windows, a large kitchen with fireplace and its scullery. A WC.
First floor 
Four bedrooms each with their own marble fireplace, parquet flooring, exposed beams, a bathroom, a shower room, an study, a dressing  room.
Second floor
4 bedrooms with marble fireplaces, parquet floors and a shower room.
A cellar, and the boiler room, under half of the chateau.

The main structure, including restoration of the exterior, the roof ( excluding the  tower), the plumbing and heating were completely redone between  1995 and 2010. The woodwork carpentry is  original, except for 9 frames which have double  glazing.
The roof  structure is in  oak. The  boiler  dates  from  2014  to  2015  make  is  De Deitrich,  is  oil  fired  with  three plastic  fuel  tanks.
The electrics  are  by  pipe  or  encased, and  were  partially  completed in  the  2000s.

The  outbuildings  include a  long rectangular stone 19th  century building  which  shields the property  from the  neighbouring  habitation. There are the  old  stables, garages, the  log  shed and  at one  end  the  kennel and former, dated 2  room  habitation. Above the loft space allows  for fodder  storage.

Over 9 hectares 62 ares  the  land is made up of a small wood at the rear of the chateau crossed with bridleways. At the  front the open view  looks out over fields crossed  by a  stream.
One plot of  land of  1ha 01 a  95 ca  is subject to an  annual  hunting lease.
A further plot to the west of the property of 6 ha 38a 14ca is also part of a hunting lease agreement.