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(71) Saone et Loire

Elegant 17/19 C Chateau for sale with Guest house. Views.


Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 9
Land: 6 ha

Reference: C5-3558
£ 872,487
$ 1,125,620

A stunning south facing 17th Century Chateau for sale, recently renovated and located in the sought after region of Burgundy, famous for its wonderful wines and history. Overlooking grounds of 6 hectares including a park, orchard, meadows and woodland, in a peaceful bucolic spot, the castle does not suffer from any noise pollution and is on the edge of the Morgan Natural Park, a Natura 2000 area. It overlooks a small green valley near the Gallic Oppidum of Bibracte. The chateau was originally covered with purple slates from England whilst the roof of the round tower is of glazed tiles. The mouldings are all in pink granite. Originally a hunting lodge,  transformed in the 19th Century with the addition of its round tower, the chateau has a living area of 1,000m2 over three levels. The accommodation comprises;

Ground Floor:
Elegant half panelled entrance hall with period tiled floor off which is a large bright living room (48 m2) overlooking the park, a dining room, a small living room opening onto a terrace, an office, a kitchen, pantry , laundry  and cellar. An Archway leads through to a beautiful central double flight oak staircase which, with a separate service staircase, provide access to the upper floors.

First floor:
Five spacious bedrooms including one with its own living room, each with private bathroom & W.C., all benefitting from lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Second floor:
Five bedrooms, (3 awaiting renovation), three bathrooms. A large room (37m2) initially used as a laundry room, but which could be converted into a billiard or games room.

2 cellars under the entire surface of the chateau.

Good ceiling height and fireplaces in almost all the rooms. Period features have been retained including oak parquet floors, mouldings, and original fireplaces.

Recent sanitary and plumbing installations. Oil fired C.H. serves all floors with ornate period cast iron radiators. Three stoves on the ground floor. The property has the right to use water from an upstream spring which can be used for watering amongst other things.

Near the Chateau is a dovecote with its old oven and a wood shed which has been transformed into a Guest house, completely renovated with shower room.
There is a shelter for two vehicles and garden maintenance equipment built at the back.

Adjoining the dovecote is an orchard where it is planned to site a swimming pool. ( the technical room and connections are already there). The grounds overlook the valley and the meadows.

The nearest TGV station is only 45 minutes away ( Paris in 1 hour 20 and Marseille in 2 hours 30) . The nearest village is 4 kms away ( grocery, cafe and newspaper shop). Autun with all shops and services as well as an 18 hole golf course and aerodrome is 12 kms away. Paris 300 kms. Dijon 100 kms.