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(61) Orne

Fine 17/18/20th C. French Chateau for sale nr Alençon.


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 16.7 ha

Reference: C5-3758
£ 1,982,925
$ 2,558,228

This fine Chateau dating from the 17/18th and 20th centuries is set in southern Normandy, not far from the town of Alençon, 180 kms west of Paris, in beautiful hilly countryside yet still near to all shops and transport links. The park is bordered by a river and a long driveway through the grounds leads to the Chateau. The buildings are arranged in an attractive and harmonious way and include the chateau, a building opposite the chateau which is almost symmetrical and which has a slate roof, two garages, two stairwells, one of oak with turned banisters and another of stone as well as a room with a flagstone floor with an elegant marble fireplace and some charming first floor rooms with beautiful 18th century wood panelling and fireplaces. There is a large loft and an old dwelling. There are other outbuildings in a courtyard and a superb dovecote and chapel,set in grounds of 16 hectares 70 a 43 ca.

The Chateau has 420m2 of habitable surface area per level. The reception rooms have wonderful period features including woodwork marble fireplaces, moulded ceilings and over mantel. and the accommodation comprises;

Raised Ground Floor:
Entrance hall with a staircase. Beyond the hall is the library 65m2,. To the right is a small kitchen, vestibule and W.C. leading through to the triple aspect dining room, 50m2 To the left is a large triple aspect Salon, 50m2 and a smaller double aspect Salon of 30m2 All these reception rooms are intercommunicating.

Half landing:
Linen room, Bathroom and W.C. with basin.

First Floor:
Six bedrooms, three with bathrooms and two with cabinet de toilette and one with an antechamber.

Second Floor.
Mansarded Attics and old servants bedrooms.

There is a full basement with the original kitchen, cellars and a boiler room.

Apart from the beautiful building facing the Chateau, there is a courtyard of outbuildings including a building with two secondary dwellings, a building for agricultural equipment, an old kennel and a superb Dovecote and Chapel.

The park consists of the immediate grounds and a former vegetable garden enclosed by stone walls or moats. At two corners of this beautiful spot are the noteworthy Dovecote and the chapel. The remainder of the estate consists of unencumbered woodland and open meadows. Overall the land extends to 16ha 70a 43ca

The roof is covered with slate tiles with inox hooks and dates from 2016. The windows are single glazed with wooden frames, some of them dating from the 18th Century.
Oil fired Central heating with a very old boiler
Mains water
Hot water is produced by means of electric immersion heaters.
Wiring is in tubing and needs to be renewed.
Sanitation and comforts are old fashioned.
The drainage is not to EU Normes.
Consommation energetiques E.

The Taxe Fonciere is of the order of 5,257 Euros p.a.