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(16) Charente

Fabulous historic chateau for sale in Charente


Reception Rooms: 5
Bedrooms: 14
Bathrooms: 10
Land: 38 ha

Reference: E9-CC1059
£ 2,467,640
$ 3,183,572

Fabulous historic chateau for sale in Charente, situated at the edge of a charming village. Needing some internal restoration. Plenty of commercial possibilities as a small hotel or as a wedding venue.
This chateau was built in the 11,12th and 15th Centuries owned by the same family for a thousand years and is certified as a classified historical monument. It was renovated in the 19th Century following damage caused by the French Revolution and still retains stunning period features including a chapel and library. The castle is structurally in good condition (roofs completely redone), but some work is to be expected inside the building: electricity to be updated, only part of the castle is heated, at least 60% of the windows have to be changed, decoration (bathrooms, painting). Initial estimates are in the region of €700,000 is needed to put everything in good working order.

The chateau itself has 1450m2 of habitable living space composed of
Basement- the former kitchen for the chateau and the boiler room.
Oil fired heating for just part of the chateau
Ground floor-Entrance Hall, 2 drawing rooms, a sitting room, dining room, kitchen and scullery
First floor- 5 bedrooms (3 are en-suite) 4 Bathrooms in total
Second floor- 9 Bedrooms and 6 Bathrooms (5 en-suite)

Outbuildings- Caretakers cottage
Large reception room which have a commercial kitchen

The estate has 38 hectares of land which include beautifully landscaped gardens. There is the possibility to buy an adjoining farm with 100 ha of agricultural land.
There is a further possibility to buy a further 220 hectares of woodland.

Location- The chateau overlooks one of Charente’s most beautiful villages
TGV station-30 mins to Angouleme
Cognac-1 hour
Bordeaux- Just under 2 hours
Paris- TGV 1hr 45

Further specific information available on proof of funds and NDA signed