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(53) Mayenne

Authentic 19th C.Chateau for sale, lakes & woods


Reception Rooms: 10
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 32.65 ha

Reference: C5-3686
£ 1,128,064
$ 1,455,347

This fine 19th century rendered stone chateau for sale is north - south oriented, has a total living surface area of about 900m2 and comprises:

Ground Floor
Entrance hall with marble floor and stone staircase, a lift, large salon 47.6m2 - with herringbone parquet, a marble fireplace, plaster coffered ceilings, a second salon 45.81m2, dining room 46m2, 3 studies with herringbone parquet, kitchen, rear kitchen and service staircase, WC, a cloakroom.

First floor
A central corridor leading to 7 bedrooms, one dressing room, 3 bathrooms, 3 washrooms and a WC.

Second floor
A self-contained and separate apartment, reached via the lift and comprising a dining room, billiard room, salon, study, kitchen, and a small room, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.

Basement: cellars, the original kitchen, and boiler room.

The main building structure appears to be in good overall condition. The roof is hook and slate, and was redone in 1992/3. Restoration work was carried out in 1995. The ground floor windows were double glazed in the 1970s, and those on the first floor are the originals. Some of the second floor windows are double glazed. The electrics date from 1970, and the circuit was replaced for the second floor and brought up to standard in 2000. Bathrooms date from the 1970s. Gas central heating dates from 1997/8 with a "Chappee" boiler.
Hot water is by electrical immersion heaters. Individual sanitation is by several septic tanks, the diagnostics were carried out several years ago and at the time, no further work was required. Water is provided by a mains supply, and also by a well.

Large, old buildings in rendered stone and brick framework form the courtyard, and were formerly used as workshops, staff changing rooms and storage space.
Old poultry houses.
The old stone and 1980s slate roof orangery includes a living room, a kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a shower room.
In the outbuildings is also an apartment comprising on the ground floor a summer kitchen, and on the first floor a living room, kitchen, bathroom, WC. On the second floor are three bedrooms, a library, shower room, and WC with a cellar below.

With a total of 32ha 65a 9 ca of land free from tenancy, the grounds include an English style park planted with mature Douglas firs, oak and plane trees, and also about 22 hectares of meadows, recreational woods of about 7 hectares planted with lovely oaks and three small lakes of about 2.5 hectares overall.

Situated in gently rolling countryside just under 3 km from a small village with all essential amenities and commerces (supermarket, post office, GP, pharmacy, schools). Laval and Sable sur Sarthe both have TGV stations putting Paris within 1h 20 minutes. There is also easy access by to the A81 and A11, approximately 10 and 30 kilometres away respectively.

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