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Beautiful 13/19th C. Chateau for sale nr Bourg en Bresse.


Reception Rooms: 6
Bedrooms: 9
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 15.4 ha

Reference: C5-3787
£ 1,454,145
$ 1,876,034

Fine 13/19th C. Chateau for sale, a few kilometers away from Bourge En Bresse with the advantage of being less than two hours from Paris by TGV. Geneva is an hour and a half ‘s drive away and Lyon, with its airport, under an hour. The property benefits from a quality rural environment.

The chateau, built on superb vaulted cellars remaining from the first chateau, has about 250sqm per level. There is a central building with two small wings on either side in return. There are numerous original features, exposed beamed ceilings, wood panelling , fireplaces, original parquet and terracotta floors.

Raised Ground Floor:
Central main stone staircase with two sizeable reception rooms on either side, each of about 40m2 consisting of two Salons, a Library and a Dining room and a W.C. In the left wing is a small entrance hall leading to a bedroom, a large kitchen, a pantry, a W.C. and a stairwell. In the right wing is another small entrance with a staircase serving a living room a dining room, Kitchen and W.C.

First floor:
Central body:Corridor to 4 bedrooms & a W.C. In the left wing: 2 bedrooms,dressing room, bathroom and a W.C In the right wing: 2 bedrooms, 1 shower room and 2 W.C.s

Second Floor:
Spacious attic above, and old service rooms.

Mains water
The park is irrigated by means of water which is obtained by drilling.
Central heating by three systems. A 100 kw wood chip boiler and a small gas boiler in the left wing. An old oil fired air pulse system.
The roof is covered with slates with crochet hooks.
The Septic tank is most probably not to EU Normes

Two large buildings with tiled roofs house the former stables, various sheds, and a 3-room office with central heating.
A professional kitchen.
A boiler room.
An open garage on oak posts.

These extend to 15 hectares 40 ares of very beautiful botanical park planted with multiple species, partially wooded with a Japanese garden and small ponds.

Comments. Although this lovely property is a permanent residence some modernisation should be envisaged to install modern levels of comfort. Additional jpg images, plans etc available upon request.