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(18) Cher

Elegant late 19th C. Chateau for sale, pool, tennis, lake.

property under offer

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 10
Bathrooms: 7
Land: 145 ha

Reference: K4-RE19138CL
£ 1,405,674
$ 1,813,499

Elegant late 19th C. Chateau for sale in attractive grounds overlooking a lake with a pool and tennis court. The castle has been totally restored ( new roofs and rewired) with care to retain all the original decorative features and character of the property. There are three conical towers on the south facade and slate roofs. With 800m2 of living space access to the raised ground floor is via a double stone staircase from the South facade.

Raised Ground Floor: 200m2. Ceiling Height 5 metres.
Spacious well lit entrance hall, 65m2 with an oak floor and a majestic wooden staircase and original frescoes on the walls and ceilings. To the left are two reception rooms of 42 and 40m2 respectively and a smaller boudoir of 10m2, all with oak floors, cornicing and fireplaces. To the right is a small corridor leading to a cloakroom, W.C., Service staircase and a pantry, 23m2. Dining room of 40m2 with oak floor, cornicing and a marble fireplace with mantelpiece. Fitted and equipped kitchen, 10m2, in the north east Tower.

First Floor: 200m2. Ceiling height 3.50 metres
At the top of the main staircase is an impressive landing of 34m2 with a painted ceiling which is lit by a south facing window and a north facing stained glass window. To the left is the Master bedroom suite which comprises a lady’s apartment with a bedroom of 46m2, oak floor and marble fireplace, an ensuite bathroom and W.C. with a tiled floor in the northern tower and a boudoir, 5m2 with oak floor and fireplace. The Master’s apartment consists of a bedroom, 24m2 with oak door, a marble shower room, 9m2, and a utility room of 5m2. To the right is a guest suite with 2 bedrooms (15 and 20m²) with oak floors and marble fireplaces. A Bathroom with dressing room and toilet (10m²) is in the north-west tower. Opposite the landing, a second corridor with storage cupboards leads to a further Bedroom, 17m2 with oak floor, marble fireplace and shower room with W.C.
Access to the service staircase.

Second Floor 200m2.Ceiling height 2.5metres
The only access to this floor is via the service staircase.
Store room, 9m2, Landing, Bedroom, 26m2, Shower room, Walk in wardrobe, Landing, Shower room, 8m2, Bedroom, 24m2, Further bedroom, 10m2 in the tower. Bedroom, 28m2, shower room, 5m2. To the right of the staircase is a bedroom with shower room, a shower room with a bedroom and second bedroom in the tower, a bedroom in the central tower, two bedrooms to the south, two bedrooms with shower rooms in the north east and north west towers. A shower room.

Basement: Semi basement lit by natural light from the windows on all four side. Access via the service staircase or by the service entrance to the kitchen.
Large fully equipped kitchen, 33m2, with tiled floor and stone fireplace
Secondary kitchen, 10m2 in the bottom of the north-east tower. Utility room, Boiler room.
Storage rooms and workshops.
An apartment: Approximately 50m2. Equipped kitchen, bedroom and shower room.

Mains water. Central heating. (Chappeee hot water boiler installed in 2005 which also heats the swimming pool)
Oil tank of 6000 Litres.
Controlled mechanical ventilation system ( VMC)
Single and double glazedwindows. The frames appear to be in good condition.
Drainage; Septic tank to current EU standards.
Remote controlled electric gate.

A store room to the south of the Chateau, 1/3 of which belongs to the Chateau and in which is stored the oil tank.
A more modern building, 135m2 used as a five car garage.

Swimming pool 9 x 5 metres. Tennis court. ( both to the front of the north facade of the chateau which overlooks the lake).
A discreet gate off the main road gives access to a gravelled drive, bordered on one side by mature trees, which leads to the Chateau. The rolling grounds of 14.5 hectares are planted with mature trees and to the west is a small area of woodland ( approx 7 hectares). The lake of 1.6 hectares is another attractive attribute of this lovely property. The view over the lake is towards the village which has shops.

The nearest motorway access is within 16 kms. Paris is 245kms either via A71 or A20. Bourges is 50 kms.